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Back on top: David Bowie scores his first number 1 in 20 years

David Bowie’s hotly-anticipated new album "The Next Day" has lived up to the hype with critics and fans, scoring the veteran musician his first number one UK chart placing since 1993. We also meet Iraq war veteran-turned-novelist Kevin Powers, who put his recollections to paper in "The Yellow Birds". And the big movie release of the week is "Cloud Atlas". We ask whether stars Tom Hanks and Halle Berry can hold this "unfilmable" story together.

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2014-11-26 cinema

Nobody From Nowhere, Asterix and Obelix and In The Family.

Film critic Lisa Nesselson talks to Eve Jackson about the week’s releases including our French pick "Nobody From Nowhere", "Asterix : The Land of the Gods", "In The Family" and...

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2014-11-25 Booker Prize

Man Booker Prize Winner Eleanor Catton

The youngest ever winner of one of the English-speaking world's top literary awards speaks to Eve Jackson about her novel "The Luminaries", being inspired by astrology and what...

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2014-11-24 music

Music Show: Beyoncé, David Guetta, Eminem and Iggy Azalea

Music critic Mariam Saab talks to Eve Jackson about the week’s music releases, including Beyoncé’s low budget home-made video "7/11", French DJ-producer David Guetta’s "Listen",...

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2014-11-21 culture

Michel Hazanavicius on life after 'The Artist'

He is the second Frenchman ever to win an Oscar for best director. He is most famous for "The Artist". The movie's triumph started at the Cannes Film Festival and ended on Oscar...

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2014-11-20 culture

Pierre Cardin's new Paris museum

He is one of the last survivors of the great post-war French fashion houses. At the age of 92, Pierre Cardin is opening a museum in Paris. The futurist of fashion has moved his...

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