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Black British stars celebrated at National Portrait Gallery

BBC Entertainment and Arts

Sir Trevor McDonald. Naomi Campbell and Tinie Tempah
National Portrait Gallery
Sir Trevor McDonald. Naomi Campbell and Tinie Tempah

Naomi Campbell and Tinie Tempah are among 37 black British musicians, actors, politicians, models and sports stars who will feature in a major new National Portrait Gallery exhibition.

Running next year, the exhibition will also feature actor Sir Lenny Henry, journalist Sir Trevor McDonald, singer Laura Mvula and actress Thandie Newton.

It is the gallery's biggest acquisition of Afro-Caribbean sitters.

An artist's eye view of an election rally in Kenya

Kenyan-British artist Michael Armitage observes the visual spectacle of an election rally

Kenyan-British artist Michael Armitage observes the visual spectacle and atmosphere of a political gathering, in his home town of Nairobi, Kenya. He films video footage on his phone for research, before re-imagining the most striking images in sketches and oil paintings in his studio. Photo: Artist Michael Armitage films supporters at the final election rally of the National Super Alliance opposition coalition in Nairobi, Kenya. Credit: Anthony Irungu

There's a 'Marvel-ous' reason to head to the beach in Bournemouth

A giant street art design of the superhero holding an ice cream has been unveiled in Bournemouth