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

    Image copyright ANDREW MCCAFFERTY/REX/Shutterstock Image caption Dale Winton and Graeme Souness on a night out in 2002 They say “opposites attract” in love, but the same can be said for friendship. Some were surprised to see that former hard-tackling footballer Graeme Souness went to the funeral of Supermarket Sweep host Dale Winton on Tuesday. In […] More

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    Israel complains over Dutch TV Eurovision parody

    Image caption Critics say the parody draws on anti-Semitic themes The Israeli embassy in the Netherlands has lodged a complaint over a parody of Israel’s Eurovision winner that criticised Israeli policies and prompted accusations of anti-Semitism. The skit on Netta Barzilai’s Toy was broadcast on Saturday during a primetime satirical show. The parody drew on […] More

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    Iconic Hollywood film poster creator Bill Gold dies

    Image copyright Granger Historical Picture Archive / Alamy Stock P Bill Gold, one of Hollywood’s best-known creators of film posters, has died aged 97. The veteran illustrator had a hand in more than 2,000 posters, including those for Casablanca, Dial M for Murder, and Dirty Harry. Mr Gold began work at the film production company […] More

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    Royal wedding 2018: Meghan Markle’s Givenchy dress in detail

    Image copyright Reuters After months of speculation, Meghan Markle’s wedding dress was revealed. The pure white, boat neck gown was designed by British designer Clare Waight Keller, the artistic director of French fashion house Givenchy. Crowds saw the full gown – which had been kept a closely-guarded secret – as Ms Markle stepped out at […] More

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    Cannes 2018: Japanese indie Shoplifters wins Palme d’Or

    Image copyright EPA Image caption Hirozaku Kore-eda received the festival’s highest honour The Japanese family drama Shoplifters has received the coveted award for best film, the Palme d’Or, at the Cannes Film Festival. The runner-up Grand Prix went to US director Spike Lee’s anti-racism satire BlacKkKlansman. Led by actor Cate Blanchett, the jury announced their […] More

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    Rapper Diddy buys $21.1m Kerry James Marshall painting

    Image copyright Reuters Image caption Sean Combs, also known as Diddy, is a rapper, record producer and entrepreneur Rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs, also known by his stage names Puff Daddy and P Diddy, has been revealed as the buyer of a Kerry James Marshall painting that fetched $21.1m (£15.6m) at auction. The sum is believed […] More

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    How VR could bring Glastonbury into your living room

    Image caption Imogen Heap, who says technology could help us become “more human” Technology may have brought the music industry to its knees 20 years ago, but these days pop stars and record labels are using computing power to find new audiences and take fresh creative decisions. The benefits and pitfalls of this new technology […] More

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    How Channel 4’s Humans was ‘relevant in advance’

    Warning: This article contains spoilers. Image copyright Channel 4 / AMC When Humans launched in 2015, it became Channel 4’s most successful original drama for 20 years. It’s now set for an explosive return – quite literally. For a TV show set in a parallel present where people own domesticated robots known as synths – […] More

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    How Courtney Barnett turned a troll’s words against him

    Image copyright Pooneh Ghana Image caption Courtney Barnett says she was inspired to write about the “pain and hurt and anger” being expressed online Shortly after Courtney Barnett released her debut album, a friend forwarded her a comment someone had made about the music. “I could eat a bowl of alphabet soup and spit out […] More

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    Bafta TV Awards 2018: The night in pictures

    It was a night for rewarding hard-hitting dramas, landmark documentaries and great entertainment. Sunday’s Bafta Television Awards honoured the cream of the year’s TV talent, who themselves turned on the style. Image copyright PA Image caption Daisy May Cooper, who won best female comedy performance for This Country, celebrated as if Swindon Town had just […] More

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