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Cumberbatch 'posh' plea rubbished

Actor Freddie Fox has dismissed Benedict Cumberbatch's complaint that he has been the victim of "posh bashing".

16 Sep 2014 9.04am

Strictly role 'wasn't real Bruce'

Outgoing Strictly Come Dancing host Sir Bruce Forsyth has told how he found the show restricted his talents as an entertainer and did not allow him ...

15 Sep 2014 1.04am

Boyle re-imagines Lennon classic

Chart-topping performer Susan Boyle is preparing for the wrath of rock fans by tackling classic tunes by the likes of Pink Floyd and John Lennon for ...

15 Sep 2014 5.07pm

X Factor viewing figures tumble

Simon Cowell appears to have lost his pulling power, with new figures showing almost four million viewers departing the X Factor since he was ...

15 Sep 2014 2.05pm

Imitation Game wins TIFF top prize

A Second World War codebreaker drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch has won the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival.

15 Sep 2014 3.48am

Scots vote neck-and-neck - polls

Polls suggest the Scottish referendum battle remains too close to call as both sides gear up for a frantic last day of campaigning.

16 Sep 2014 6.03pm

Film festival director steps down

The artistic director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) is stepping down from his role.

16 Sep 2014 6.03pm

Houses destroyed in 'intense' fire

An investigation is under way after an "intense" fire destroyed part of an under-construction housing development.

16 Sep 2014 5.03pm

Angry driver crashes off tow truck

A furious driver who refused to let his car be towed away took matters in to his own hands by brazenly reversing it off the back of a tow truck.

16 Sep 2014 9.49pm

Two killed in helicopter sea crash

Two men died when a helicopter crashed into the sea today, police said.

16 Sep 2014 9.49pm

Thousands of council jobs to go

A further 6,000 jobs are set to be axed by Britain's largest local authority over the next four years, its leader has warned.

16 Sep 2014 9.49pm

Man sought in missing Alice hunt

Detectives investigating the disappearance of schoolgirl Alice Gross say they are searching for a man who has been missing for nearly two weeks.

16 Sep 2014 9.49pm

Boy 'shot girlfriend on birthday'

A teenage boy shot his girlfriend in the neck after she went to give him a birthday present, a court heard.

16 Sep 2014 9.49pm

Rio archbishop robbed at gunpoint

The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Rio de Janeiro has escaped injury during a robbery by three gunmen, Brazilian church officials said.

16 Sep 2014 4.05pm

Evacuations as volcano spews lava

The Philippines' most active volcano has belched out huge lava fragments that rolled about half a mile down its slope, prompting authorities to ...

16 Sep 2014 1.04pm

Oligarch buys social network site

A media company owned by Kremlin-friendly oligarch Alisher Usmanov has splashed out 1.5 billion dollars (£925 million) to gain full control of ...

16 Sep 2014 4.05pm

Belgian rapist granted right to die

A convicted rapist and murderer who has been imprisoned for almost three decades has been granted the right to die after doctors agreed his ...

16 Sep 2014 4.05pm

Woman rescued from building rubble

Rescue workers in Nigeria dug a woman out of the rubble of a building that collapsed four days ago and she walked away with only a slight injury, a ...

16 Sep 2014 3.04pm