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Danny Boyle to direct next Bond film

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Daniel Craig's fifth outing as the secret agent is due to be released in the UK from 25 October 2019.

Harvey Weinstein to surrender to police - US media

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The Hollywood mogul is expected to turn himself in on Friday on sexual misconduct charges.

Morgan Freeman apologises after sex harassment claims

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The 80-year-old actor says he did not intend to make anyone feel "uncomfortable or disrespected".

Grayson Perry designs stamp for Royal Academy anniversary

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Norman Ackroyd, Tracey Emin and Yinka Shonibare also create works for the Royal Mail series.

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Angelina Jolie's Breadwinner spotlights Afghan girls' plight

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The actress has produced an animation about the struggle faced by women living under the Taliban.

Six acts to discover at Biggest Weekend

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A look at some of the up-and-coming artists BBC Music Introducing is giving a leg up to.

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Moses Farrow defends Woody Allen over Dylan Farrow abuse claim

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The director's son says he "can no longer stay silent" in a post his sister Dylan calls "hurtful".

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Poldark actress would be 'pretty upset' by pay gap

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Production company Mammoth Screen revealed Eleanor Tomlinson and Aidan Turner were not paid the same.

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Harry Potter star Bonnie Wright premieres debut film

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Bonnie Wright, who played Ginny Weasley, directed former co-star Jason Isaacs in her debut film.

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Arrested Development stars slammed for downplaying harassment

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Fans are criticising male cast members for attributing the harassment of actress Jessica Walter to on-set dynamics.

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Ariana Grande speaks out over 'toxic relationship'

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The singer says women shouldn't be shamed for their partner's problems after her Mac Miller breakup.

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BGT judge Amanda Holden opens up about stillbirth

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The Britain's Got Talent judge was seven months pregnant when she lost her son Theo in 2011.

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Liam Gallagher finally meets daughter, 21

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The singer poses for a photo with his 21-year-old daughter, whom he had previously never met.

Thursday, May 24

Want to be a music writer?

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Experts at the BBC's Biggest Weekend fringe event share their tips on writing about music.

Brooke Kinsella: Why I helped EastEnders on knife crime story

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The former star of the soap lost her brother to a stabbing in 2008.

'This is my Adele album' says Miles Kane

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Last Shadow Puppet on how Lana Del Rey and Jamie T helped him to write his own new breakup record.

Wednesday, May 23

Dale Winton and Graeme Souness - and 5 other unlikely celebrity friendships

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They say "opposites attract" in love, but the same can be said for friendship.

Emilia Clarke's bizarre impact on baby names

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The star of Solo talks Star Wars, spoilers, and why there are now so many more babies named Daenerys.

R Kelly: Too late to stop my influence

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The embattled R&B star says it is "too late" for campaigners to erase him from musical history.

Richard Gere to make TV return with BBC role

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Hollywood actor Richard Gere will star alongside Helen McCrory in the BBC Two drama.

Tuesday, May 22

Hair loss: Jada Pinkett Smith reveals alopecia battle

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The actress revealed the diagnosis on her chat show to explain why she has been covering her head.

How Ed Sheeran is tackling ticket touts

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The pop star has taken an aggressive stance by cancelling more than 10,000 tickets for his tour.

Katy Perry says Meghan Markle's wedding dress 'needed another fitting'

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But the pop star said she was "so happy" for the new Duchess of Sussex and that she loves her.

More Car Share? 'Never say never', says Sian

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Sian Gibson says "never say never" when asked if the finale of Peter Kay's Car Share is really goodbye.

Monday, May 21

Royal wedding 2018: The story behind the music

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The moving pieces of music Harry and Meghan chose for their ceremony.

The Handmaid's Tale: Series 2 is 'a harrowing showstopper'

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As the second series airs on Channel 4, critics and fans are taken aback by the brutal scenes.

Janet Jackson rails against abuse in awards speech

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"Women will no longer be controlled or abused," says the star as she accepts the Billboard Icon award.

Billboard Awards 2018: Kelly Clarkson's plea over Texas school shooting

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The host demands change rather than "moments of silence" during the ceremony where Ed Sheeran was the big winner.

Sunday, May 20

Harvey Weinstein accuser points finger at Cannes

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Asia Argento warns members of the Cannes audience who she says "covered up for his crimes".