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To many Maria Miller never seemed at one with the Culture brief. Not visiting Londonderry/Derry when 2013 UK City of Culture baffled some.
Veteran British directors Mike Leigh and Ken Loach see their new films selected for competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
Three artists are shortlisted for the BP Portrait Award 2014, for work featuring a homeless man, a reluctant mother and a mature fashionista.
BBC News presenter George Alagiah is diagnosed with bowel cancer and will take a break from broadcasting while he receives treatment.
AC/DC confirm they will continue making music, following news guitarist and founder member Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band due to ill health.
Claims that X-Men director Bryan Singer sexually abused a teenager in 1999 are dismissed as "completely without merit" by the film-maker's lawyer.
Four guitar bands to look out for in 2014
Is the pen mightier than the sword?
Why is Captain Underpants the most complained about book?
How loud does it have to be for your ears to bleed?
Why BBC Two's launch was not all right on the night
Ricky Gervais leaves irony behind with Derek
Mike Leigh reacts to his film Mr Turner being selected for competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival
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