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Gaga, Tony Bennett 'cheek-to-cheek' at Montreux

Gaga, Tony Bennett 'cheek-to-cheek' at Montreux

Pop star Lady Gaga and crooner Tony Bennett brought a mix of Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra and even Edith Piaf to a sell-out crowd spanning generations at the Montreux Jazz Festival.

Mirren reigns on Broadway

Mirren reigns on Broadway

Helen Mirren has won her first Tony for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in The Audience, and the lesbian-coming of age story Fun Home nabbed the top acting prize for Michael Cerveris and best musical at the 69th Tony Awards.

Women take charge in 'Magic Mike' sequel

Women take charge in 'Magic Mike' sequel

Mike may have the magic, but it's the ladies that have the control in "Magic Mike XXL," as five buff men cater to the female gaze in the supercharged raunchy male stripper movie sequel.

Tears flow as Grateful Dead say farewell in Chicago

Tears flow as Grateful Dead say farewell in Chicago

The Grateful Dead have given what they say will be their last group performance, playing to some 70,000 singing, dancing and tearful fans in Chicago's Soldier Field.

Healing power of the dance

Healing power of the dance

Being awarded the Caroline Plummer Fellowship for 2015 is a dream come true for Uzoamaka Nwankpa. Rebecca Fox talks to the Nigerian nurse and dancer about what she has called the ''Uzo Method Project''.

Master of bedside manner

Master of bedside manner

Spooning is one of life's small wonders, a cheap and enjoyable activity one can indulge in while asleep or awake, which is eminently pleasurable and generally non-controversial.

Children narrate as trigamist's life of deception comes unravelled

Children narrate as trigamist's life of deception comes unravelled

John Wonder's carefully constructed life with three wives, six children and a beautiful young obsession is unravelled by its very foundations: love and deceit.

Bethesda's on its game

Bethesda's on its game

E3 is like a gamer's Christmas. A day full of new exciting announcements, new toys to play with and more of what to look forward to from games coming out later this year. Simon Bishop hands out his awards.

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