• 10 Aug 2018

    Refugees and asylum seekers from across the UK have been taking part in a youth choir as part of efforts to try and bring communities together.

  • 7 Aug 2018

    He’s the figurehead of the new jazz revival in the US. Kamasi Washington was brought up in South Central Los Angeles, a place better known for producing gangster rap than saxophone players.

  • 30 Jul 2018

    More than 4,000 people work in Scotland’s carnival yards; families whose heritage goes back centuries. Many of them live in Glasgow, but say they are being pushed out by the city’s fast moving regeneration – including in Govan, where a £17 million development is being built. We’ve been to meet the people who’ve been providing…

  • 24 Jul 2018

    Sir Elton John has launched a billion dollar global project to fight the Aids epidemic, urging men to make themselves part of the solution by getting themselves tested. Prince Harry joined the singer at the world Aids conference in Amsterdam to launch the MenStar campaign, which will begin work in Africa next year. Victoria Macdonald…

  • 16 Jul 2018

    They’re at the helm of one of America’s biggest rock groups, and their wives – Cameron Diaz and Nicole Ritchie – are every bit as famous as they are. Twin brothers Benji and Joel Madden are rooted in celebrity culture. But their latest endeavour, a new Good Charlotte album to be released this September, looks…

  • 11 Jul 2018

    Britain’s data protection watchdog intends to fine Facebook £500,000 for failing to safeguard users’ information – the maximum amount it can levy.

  • 8 Jul 2018

    Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Trojan records – the label which brought reggae and ska to the mainstream, along with artists like Bob Marley and Desmond Dekker. We look at the huge influence they’ve had over British music and culture.

  • 3 Jul 2018

    Olly Alexander, lead singer of Years and Years, talks to Channel 4 News about their new album Palo Santo – as well as LGBT mental health, coming out and being scared to hold his partner’s hand in public.

  • 1 Jul 2018

    He’s best know as Loki, the Scottish rapper famed for his talent with the spoken word. But now Loki, real name Darren McGarvey, has just won one of the country’s most prestigious prizes for the written word – the Orwell Prize for political books. Judges have called it the book Orwell would have wanted to…

  • 27 Jun 2018

    Damian Marley is a renowned reggae artist in his own right and the son of Bob Marley. The video for his recent single ‘Medication’ was filmed at his cannabis farm in California, which he co-owns and which produces cannabis oils, extracts and other products for medicinal use. Frank D’Ambrosio is one of the USA’s most vocal…

  • 26 Jun 2018

    It’s got kids obsessed, parents tearing their hair out and some schools calling for it to be banned. Fortnite is the video game of the year. It’s an astonishing success, but sparking lots of debate about gaming addiction, as the NHS opens its first clinic specialising in the condition. As a parent myself, I know…

  • 17 Jun 2018

    They’ve wrapped up the Reichstag in silk – and surrounded entire islands with fabric. The artist Christo, and his late wife – are known for being big and being bold. Now Christo has brought his first major work to Britain – with a huge sculpture in the middle of the Serpentine in London’s Hyde Park.…

  • 15 Jun 2018

    Five drill musicians have been banned from writing lyrics encouraging violence and ordered to warn police before they record or perform any songs. In the first judgement of its kind, the judge imposed a three- year criminal behaviour order on the gang members, who are serving sentences for conspiracy to commit violent disorder. All of them…

  • 14 Jun 2018

    For so many looking from a distance at Grenfell, there was the frustration of not knowing what to do to help. The actress Kathy Burke decided to edit a book – called ’24 Stories’ in tribute to the 24 floors at Grenfell Tower – full of different writers talking about hope, community and positivity. She…

  • 14 Jun 2018

    With his jangly guitar and unique way of playing it, Johnny Marr created the sound of The Smiths. He made the music to Morrissey’s lyrics in a band that defined indie music in the 80s. Since their split, Marr worked with giants from Paul McCartney to Noel Gallagher. But now he’s a solo act releasing…