Entertainment & Arts

ICYMI: This week's entertainment stories

It's been a busy week in the world of entertainment, thanks mostly to the Academy Awards.

Here's a round-up in case you missed anything:

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Image caption Chaos reigned at the end of the Oscars when La La Land was mistakenly announced as winner of the best picture award. Shortly afterwards the mistake was rectified and Moonlight was declared the true winner.

The biggest fiasco in Oscars history

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Image caption Luckily there was no controversy over the wins of Mahershala Ali, Emma Stone, Viola Davis and Casey Affleck, who took home the evening's four acting awards for Moonlight, La La Land, Fences and Manchester by the Sea. Ali made history by becoming the first Muslim actor to be honoured by the Academy.

Ali is first Muslim actor to win an Oscar

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Image caption Lorde revealed the cover art for her new single on her Twitter feed. Green Light received its first play on BBC Radio 1, where Mistajam made it his hottest record in the world.

Lorde says Bowie inspired her new album

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Image caption Vogue Arabia launches this month - and Gigi Hadid has been revealed as its first cover star. Writing on her Instagram page, the model said: "Being half-Palestinian, it means the world to me to be on the first-ever cover(s) of Vogue Arabia."

Gigi Hadid on first Vogue Arabia cover

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Image caption Tamzin Outhwaite has had to temporarily pull out of West End show Stepping Out after fracturing her foot. The announcement was made just hours before she had been due to appear in the first preview performance at the Vaudeville Theatre on Wednesday.

Tamzin Outhwaite steps out of West End show

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Image caption Broadchurch returned for its third and final series. The first episode drew 7.5 million viewers and went down well with TV critics.

Did the critics like Broadchurch?

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Image caption A floral Gustav Klimt painting sold for nearly £48m, making it the third most expensive piece of art ever sold in Europe.

Klimt landscape sells for record £48m

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Image caption Ed Sheeran released his highly-anticipated new album, ÷ (Divide). He told the BBC one of the songs on the album was better than Thinking Out Loud - his biggest hit to date.

Ed Sheeran has topped Thinking Out Loud

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Image caption Actor Bill Paxton, who was best known for his role in the sci-fi classic Aliens, died at the age of 61. Paxton had reportedly suffered from complications following surgery.

Aliens actor Bill Paxton dies aged 61

Image caption Nadiya Hussain and Zoe Ball were announced as hosts for The Big Family Cookery Showdown, while Rosemary Shrager and Giorgio Locatelli will serve as judges. The show begins on BBC Two in the autumn.

What we know about Nadiya's new TV show


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