Why South Africans will pay ‘sin tax’ for fizzy drinks

By BBC South Africa has joined the battle against sugar, becoming the first African country to plan a tax on drinks loaded with the sweet stuff.   That could hurt many here, for whom a supermarket trip...

Kendrick Lamar drops surprise new album Untitled Unmastered

By Independent Kendrick Lamar has released his latest project untitled unmastered. On par with Tidal's botched release of Rihanna's ANTI, Spotify revealed a new Lamar EP on Thursday night—without the option to actually listen to it. Thankfully...

Judge orders release of Bobbi Kristina Brown’s autopsy results

By Reuters Autopsy results for Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, will be made public after a Georgia judge on Thursday ordered the report to be unsealed. Bobbi Kristina Brown,...

Nina Simone biopic trailer reignites anger over casting

By BBC A forthcoming biopic about singer Nina Simone has faced fresh criticism over its film trailer which shows lead actress Zoe Saldana with darkened skin. Her casting as Simone was criticised when it was announced...

Scherzinger to star in Dirty Dancing

By BBC Nicole Scherzinger is to star in a TV remake of the 1987 classic movie Dirty Dancing according to reports. The singer, actress and former X Factor judge has been cast as Penny, the dance...

Oscars ratings tumble to eight-year low

By BBC The 2016 Academy Awards pulled in its smallest audience in eight years, according to US ratings data. Some 34.3 million Americans watched the ceremony - a near record low - amid the Hollywood diversity...

Rolling Stones announce free Cuba concert

By BBC The Rolling Stones have announced they are to give a free concert in Cuba later this month. A band spokesman said the show in the capital Havana on 25 March was "the first open...

Adele opens world tour in Belfast

By BBC Pop star Adele enjoyed a rapturous reception as she opened her world tour with an intimate arena show in Belfast. The star played 18 songs over two hours, in what was her first UK...

Oscars Host Chris Rock rapped over Asian ‘joke’

By BBC US comedian Chris Rock has been criticised for a joke he made while hosting the Oscars ceremony, at the expense of Asian-Americans. Activists accused him of perpetuating racial stereotypes when he introduced a group...

Fifty Shades dominates at Razzies

By BBC The film adaptation of the erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey has swept the board at the annual Golden Raspberry or Razzie awards in Los Angeles. Fifty Shades won worst screenplay, and worst actor...
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