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28 January 2015 Last updated at 21:42

Oyelowo defends Cumberbatch on raceDavid Oyelowo

David Oyelowo, who plays Martin Luther King in Selma, says it's "ridiculous" to attack Benedict Cumberbatch for using the term "coloured" during an interview. Newsbeat


Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthyGhostbusters: Female stars confirmed

Bridesmaids co-stars Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy are to reunite in the all-female Ghostbusters sequel, its director Paul Feig confirms.

BBC TV galleryBBC 'should improve local news'

BBC News should increase both its local and global coverage and improve its digital services if it is to remain relevant, the corporation has said.

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    The fascination of artists for Papua New Guinea's birds


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    Can this comedian stop young people becoming radicals?

  • Van Gogh in Mons

    A visit to the 2015 European Capital of Culture in Belgium

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    A look at the controversy surrounding the 2015 Oscar nominations

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