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Johnny Depp is finally set to find out if he has won his blockbuster libel case against The Sun over an article labelling him a “wife beater”, with a date now announced for the ruling. The...

Harry Styles is investing in a new live music arena, set to become the biggest indoor venue in the UK. Co-op Live, which will be located in Manchester City Football Club’s Etihad Campus, is set...

Former Grandstand presenter Frank Bough has died aged 87. A family friend told the BBC the ex-television host died in a care home on Wednesday. The corporation has paid tribute to him. A BBC spokesperson...

Adele has appeared as a host on Saturday Night Live, joking about her weight loss and explaining to fans why her next album is unfinished. The singer, 32, returned to the sketch show for the first...

Donald Trump has labelled Sacha Baron Cohen “a phoney guy” and “a creep” after the British comedian featured the president’s lawyer in his new Borat movie. The mockumentary...

Actress and dancer Marge Champion – who famously modelled for classic Disney animation Snow White – has died aged 101. Her death on Wednesday in Los Angeles was confirmed by dance instructor...

Carrie Underwood has taken home the top prize at this year’s CMT Music Awards. She won the award for video of the year – and female video of the year – for the single Drinking Alone. In...

This week on Backstage, the so-called ‘Halloween dump’ continues… First up is spooky new ITV show The Sister – we discuss whether it will continue the channel’s recent...

On 2 December 1956 a track by Winifred Atwell became the first ever by a black person to go to number one in the UK singles chart. She’s still the only female instrumentalist to achieve the coveted...

Netflix has delivered fewer subscribers than expected in the third quarter, as the return of live sport and an increase in competition stunted global growth. The streaming giant added 2.2 million new...

Actor Robert Redford has said his “grief is immeasurable” following the death of his son, James. The Hollywood star, 84, said his son would leave a great legacy. James “Jamie”...

Former Blue Peter presenter John Leslie has been found not guilty of grabbing a woman’s breasts at a Christmas party in 2008. He cried and nodded at the jury as the verdict was delivered, and...

Dancer David Toole, best known for his performance during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, has died. The 56-year-old died in hospital in his home city of Leeds. His cause of...

It’s not been a good year for cinema. 2020 box office sales are forecast to be the lowest in in nearly 30 years, with almost £1bn wiped from ticket returns due to coronavirus. With lockdown,...

Banksy appears to have confirmed being behind a new artwork that has appeared on a wall in Nottingham, depicting a young girl using a bike tyre as a hula-hoop. Residents in the area of Lenton had been...

Star Trek star William Shatner has threatened to stop selling merchandise from his online store to the UK because of costly red tape. The Canadian actor, best known for playing Captain James T Kirk...

This week, we talk about another adaptation of the classic novel Rebecca. We’re battling the American justice system with The Trial of the Chicago 7, and Prime Video’s heart-wrenching documentary...

John Legend has returned to the stage for the first time since announcing the loss of his third baby, performing live at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards. The 41-year-old dedicated the emotional performance...

Sir Elton John and his ex-wife Renate Blauel have resolved a reported £3m legal dispute over an agreement not to talk about their marriage publicly. Ms Blauel started proceedings against the star...

Stevie Wonder has released two new songs for the first time in four years after leaving Motown Records and setting up his own record label. The piano-playing music icon released Where Is Our Love Song...