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Strictly Come Dancing finalists discuss their ups, downs and future plans

Ashley, Faye, Joe and Stacey look back on the past 14 weeks and ahead to Saturday's Strictly final.

Gary Lineker criticised for voicing political views

Jonathan Agnew advises Gary Lineker on Twitter to remain impartial.

Were Taylor Swift fans tracked at her gig?

A stadium in LA confirms it uses facial recognition technology at pop concerts.

Kanye West vs Drake: What's the story behind their war of words (and emojis)?

Everything you need to know about Kanye West's astonishing Twitter tirade against Drake.

J Hus jailed for eight months for carrying knife

The 23-year-old rapper - real name Momodou Jallow - says he was "utterly stupid" to carry a blade.

Talking horses and perfect faces: The rise of virtual celebrities

From animated YouTubers to computer-generated Instagram models, new meaning is being given to the term 'manufactured personality'.

David Dimbleby signs off from Question Time

From ejecting members of the public to questions about his robotic alter ego, the QT host has had some memorable moments during 25 years in the hot seat.

Sondra Locke: Any Which Way You Can actress dies aged 74

Locke was best known for starring in the six films she made with her then-partner Clint Eastwood.

Janet Jackson finally joins her brothers in the Rock Hall of Fame

Def Leppard, Roxy Music, The Zombies, Stevie Nicks and The Cure will also be inducted in 2019.

Sir Paul McCartney's London home targeted by thieves

It is unknown if the star or his wife Nancy Shevell were home at the time of the break-in.

Roald Dahl's family finally get his war medals, 73 years on

The author, who served as a fighter pilot during World War Two, had never collected his medals.

New face for LGBT stories at BBC News

The newly created post is filled by Ben Hunte, presenter of BBC Africa children's show, What's New?

EastEnders set rebuild goes £27m over budget

The BBC is building a brand new, HD-ready Albert Square and expanding the external EastEnders set.

The unexpected history of Christmas carols

Everyone knows Silent Night, but contemporary carols are still being written. We meet the composers.

Blurred Lines: Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams to pay $5m in final verdict

Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke must pay Marvin Gaye's estate nearly $5m, a judge rules.

Strictly Come Dancing: Finalists share memories and best bits from the season

Ahead of the upcoming final, the celebrity dancers reveal their competition highlights.

Sondra Locke's 'potential not realised'

Actress Sondra Locke, who was best known for making six movies with Clint Eastwood, has died.

Who is shining a torch for women today?

One hundred years since the first votes were cast by UK women, who is standing up for women's rights today?

Mary Poppins Returns for European premiere

The return of Mary Poppins saw the Royal Albert Hall transformed into Cherry Tree Lane for its European premiere.

Roma: Director Alfonso Cuaron on his new film

Roma is a family drama inspired by director Alfonso Cuaron's own childhood.

EastEnders: Aerial pictures of new set under construction

Helicopter footage shows builders working on the new EastEnders set at the BBC's Elstree studios.

Mum spits in face of Christmas elf in Stockton shopping centre

The woman lost her temper when she was told she could not take her child into a Christmas grotto.

Sarah Gordy MBE: Actor in honorary degree first

Sarah Gordy MBE is the first person with Down's syndrome to receive the honour from a UK university.

David Dimbleby's 25 years on Question Time

How has the face of public debate changed during the veteran presenter's tenure?

Is there room for two Mowglis in Hollywood?

Andy Serkis explains how his retelling of The Jungle Book swerved a clash with Disney's 2016 film.

The comedian who refused to sign a 'safe space contract'

Konstantin Kisin turned down the gig, saying the "behavioural agreement" form nearly made him "puke".

Bill Ryder-Jones: 'Fans tell me personal things'

The singer-songwriter explains why singing about his mental health does not make him a saint.

BBC Sound of 2019: Which rising stars have made the longlist?

BBC Music reveals its annual Sound Of list, which highlights the musicians who'll make waves in 2019.

Strictly Come Dancing: Is Ashley Roberts too good to be a contestant?

Many viewers are unhappy about the Pussycat Doll's previous dance experience.

Grammys 2019: Snubs and surprises

Could there be a Beyonce boycott? And were Taylor and Ariana robbed?

Pete Shelley: The story of Buzzcocks' pansexual punk anthem Ever Fallen in Love

The late Pete Shelley wrote Ever Fallen in Love about a man after being inspired by a line from a musical.



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