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7 shows that helped make Netflix so popular

We revisit the shows that made us put down the TV guide and pick up our laptops.

Ryan Gosling astronaut movie to open Venice Film Festival

First Man, directed by Damien Chazelle, also stars The Crown's Claire Foy.

Sir Tom Jones postpones Chester show due to illness

It comes after the 78-year-old singer cancelled a show on Wednesday because of a bacterial infection.

Alesha Dixon and Jordan Banjo to host BBC talent show

The Greatest Dancer is a dance talent show and will be BBC One's newest Saturday night offering.

Actress Roxanne Pallett in stock car crash

The 35-year-old was airlifted to hospital in Hull after a stunt for her radio show went wrong.

Comcast backs down in fight for 21st Century Fox

The US media giant will concentrate on its Sky bid as Disney takes pole position for 21st Century Fox.

Alan Bennett play takes scalpel to NHS

Set in a Yorkshire hospital threatened with closure, Allelujah! is his first stage play since 2012.

Burberry burns bags, clothes and perfume worth millions

The fashion firm destroyed £28m of unwanted stock last year in a bid to protect its brand.

'We should do a Stranger Things Prom'

Jules Buckley - the man behind the Grime and Ibiza Proms - talks about his latest plans.

Richard Bacon out of hospital after coma scare

The former Blue Peter presenter says he is leaving hospital exactly two weeks after being admitted.

Hugh Whitemore, Breaking the Code playwright, dies aged 82

The playwright was best known for works about such real-life figures as Churchill and Alan Turing.

Hulk Hogan: Black WWE stars weigh in on his Hall of Fame reinstatement

Hulk Hogan was reinstated into the WWE Hall of Fame recently, after being removed for racist comments.

2018 Riba Stirling shortlist in pictures

Six buildings have been selected for the shortlist of this year's prestigious Riba Stirling award.

The Sheffield estate where the garage has become an art gallery

A once-notorious housing estate in Sheffield is getting an art gallery - in its old garage block.

Cliff Richard: BBC would be 'crazy' to appeal against ruling

The former chairman of the BBC Trust, Lord Patten, said the broadcaster should "move on".

Abstentionist Irish rebel MP finally enters Westminster

The painting forms part of the UK Parliament's Voice and Vote exhibition

Nelson Mandela's cellmate reads a poem in honour of his friend

Nelson Mandela's cellmate Andrew Mlangeni reads a poem in honour of his friend.

Sir Cliff v BBC

The singer wins BBC privacy case at High Court but how did it get to this.

YolanDa Brown reveals how she discovered 'Posh Reggae'

British saxophonist YolanDa Brown on how she created a new genre of music.

Mamma Mia stars attend London premiere

Meryl Streep and Cher reveal why they wanted to be in the new Mamma Mia film.

Song of the summer: The Killers, Alt-J and Wolf Alice decide

Latitude headliners honour the UK heat wave by naming their hottest hit of 2018 so far.

Kurt Cobain's Northern Irish roots sparked exhibition

How a chance meeting with the late Nirvana singer's sister led to a "world first" Irish exhibition.

'How we made Now That's What I Call Music 100'

We go behind the scenes of Now 100 to find out why Dua Lipa made the tracklisting but Drake didn't...

Is Dwayne Johnson's disabled role in Skyscraper 'offensive'?

BBC News speaks to disabled actors as the Hollywood representation debate widens.

Doctor Who trailer: 5 things we learned from World Cup teaser

A runny egg, miracle pizza and a copy of The Beano feature in a 40-second advert for the next series.

Love Island: Does the show have a race, age and body diversity problem?

Some fans have criticised the show for not choosing contestants with a range of ages, body types and ethnicities.

6 Things we learned from the Emmy nominations

The most diverse Emmy's nominations yet - with side orders of snubs and surprises.

Suicide Club: What if burgers and beer were illegal?

Rachel Heng's novel Suicide Club deals with a society where wellness is the key to living forever.

Kermit The Frog: 'I try to lead a clean life'

The Muppets' front-frog talks about how he's avoided the pitfalls of drink and drugs.



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