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Thursday, July 3, 2014

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

Friday, April 18, 2014
The pop-up will mark Record Store Day, which is on Saturday (Picture: Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Two musicians behind the ‘90s hit Brimful of Asha are launching the world’s smallest disco in Stoke Newington this weekend.

Thursday, April 17, 2014
The dates will be the first since Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow announced they had separated (Picture: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

London’s Royal Albert Hall will play host to Coldplay this July as part of a select series of dates to launch the band’s forthcoming album Ghost Stories.

Monday, April 14, 2014
The track is a remix of Kanye West's Bound 2 (Picture: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

London-based dance duo Sigma have gone straight in at number one in the singles chart with a remix of a Kanye West song.

Monday, March 31, 2014
Left to right: Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler. The band will play the festival's opening night on July 4 (Picture: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Black Sabbath, who formed nearly 50 years ago, are to headline the British Summer Time festival in Hyde Park this summer.

Thursday, March 27, 2014
Simon Cowell and Harry Hill at the press night of

Attending the world premiere of Harry Hill’s X Factor spoof musical I Can’t Sing! was like seeing his second baby born this year, Simon Cowell said last night.

Monday, March 24, 2014
Musharaf Asghar and the cast of Educating Yorkshire accepting the award for best documentary at the 2014 National Television Awards (Picture: Yui Mok/PA)

A follow-up to the hit Channel 4 TV show Educating Yorkshire is coming to Walthamstow in east London.

Saturday, March 22, 2014
Gary Lineker, Davina McCall and David Walliams on stage for BBC Sport Relief 2014 at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (Picture: Tom Dymond/Comic Relief/PA Wire

Friday night’s Sport Relief TV appeal, which featured a comedy appearance by David Beckham and was hosted live from the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, raised a record £51.2million.

Friday, March 21, 2014
Kate Bush will play a 15-day residency at the Hammersmith Apollo (Picture: Trevor Leighton/PA Wire

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Kate Bush is to return to the stage for a series of shows at the Hammersmith Apollo 35 years after retiring from touring.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Filming on Cobb Street for the new series (Picture: SamRosey/Instagram)

A trailer for a new series of the hit US show 24, set and filmed in London, has been posted online by its producers.

Monday, March 3, 2014
Best supporting actress and 12 Years a Slave star Lupita Nyong'o (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

It’s the biggest night of the year for the mainstream film industry, so the pressure for celebs to look their best (or just simply make an impression) is on at the Oscars.

Friday, February 21, 2014
Yawn (Picture: China Photos/Getty Images)

So another boring conference is taking place in London. That’s right, the fourth Boring Conference - a celebration of the ordinary and the overlooked - will be held in the capital in May, it has been mundanely announced.

Friday, February 21, 2014
The project will see the cinema's period features restored alongside the introduction of modern film display technology (Picture: Tim Ronalds Architects 2014/PA Wire)

A £6million project to restore London’s Regent Street Cinema, the UK’s oldest, has been given the go-ahead by Westminster council, with broadcaster Sandi Toksvig also throwing her weight behind the plans.

Monday, February 10, 2014
Mecia Simson in a Lego dress (Picture: Sean Dempsey/PA)

Celebrities and their children walked red carpet in the West End yesterday for a special screening of The Lego Movie, with some more appropriately dressed than others.

Monday, February 10, 2014
Clean Bandit performing at Camp Bestival last year (Picture: David Jensen/PA)

London band Clean Bandit last night made it a third successive week at the top of the UK singles chart with their dance track Rather Be.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
A Cornel Lucas shot of Brigitte Bardot from 1955

Work by the only stills photographer to be awarded a Bafta for his services to British film will go on show at the National Theatre later this month, it has been announced.

Monday, February 3, 2014
The clip's not short on iconic London images (Picture: Fox/YouTube)

A first look at the results of recent filming in London for the American drama series 24 has been posted online by Fox, the US TV network behind the show.

Friday, January 31, 2014
Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne with Tower Bridge in the background (Picture: YouTube)

One Direction have today released the music video for their new single, Midnight Memories.

Friday, January 31, 2014
Actor Michael J Fox, who played Marty McFly, a Back to the Future DVD launch party in 2002 (Picture: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

A Back to the Future stage musical, developed by the original film’s writers Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, will open in London’s West End next year.

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