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Led Zeppelin unleash unheard work

Left to right: Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Bonham and John Paul Jones

Legendary rock group Led Zeppelin make public two previously unheard recordings.

  • 23 April 2014

Shakespeare 'a cultural icon' abroad

William Shakespeare is the UK's greatest cultural icon, according to the results of an international survey released to mark the 450th anniversary of his birth.

  • 23 April 2014

Jamaica Inn hit by 'sound issues'

More than 100 viewers complain BBC period drama Jamaica Inn is "incomprehensible", as many resort to subtitles to understand the dialogue.

  • 22 April 2014

Spider-Man snares UK box office

Spider-Man swings to the top of the UK and Ireland box office chart after his latest film registered the biggest cinema opening weekend of the year so far.

  • 23 April 2014

'Irresponsible' holiday ad banned

A television advert for Center Parcs is banned for "irresponsibly" encouraging parents to take holidays during term time.

  • 23 April 2014
  • From the section: UK

President Obama: Knuckles lives on

US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have written a to the friends and family of the late musician.

  • 23 April 2014
  • From the section: Music

Breakfast TV pay 'deters' viewers

Former TV-am host Nick Owen says viewers are alienated by reports of presenters' high salaries, as Susanna Reid prepares to launch Good Morning Britain on ITV.

  • 22 April 2014

Singer accuser files more sex claims

A man who has accused X-Men director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager is suing three more Hollywood executives, claiming they also molested him.

  • 23 April 2014

Savile victims alerted to payouts

People who claim they were sexually abused by Jimmy Savile are being told by newspaper adverts how they can claim compensation.

  • 22 April 2014
  • From the section: UK

Tom Hanks and Spielberg to reunite

Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg are set to work together for a fourth time on a new Cold War thriller.

  • 22 April 2014

Twin memorials for Garcia Marquez

Mexico and Colombia hold commemorations for renowned author and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died on Thursday.

  • 22 April 2014
  • From the section: Latin America & Caribbean

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Maria Miller and the arts: The verdict

Maria Miller is "immensely proud" of her work as culture secretary, but what do the arts community and media commentators make of her legacy, and what comes next?

9 April 2014

Will Gompertz

Arts editor

Will Gompertz