Anthony Horowitz, best-selling author of the Alex Rider teenage spy adventures, becomes the latest writer invited to pen a new James Bond novel.
Today 15 thousand coach and ticket packages have been snapped up twice as fast as last year, but don't worry the rest go on sale this Sunday.
Broadcaster and musician Sheila Tracy, who was the first woman to read the news on BBC Radio 4 and presented Big Band Special on Radio 2, dies.
A Banksy mural showing a group of pigeons holding anti-immigration banners is destroyed after a complaint the work was "racist".
Benedict Cumberbatch will be joined by his Sherlock co-star Andrew Scott in the cast of BBC Two's next major Shakespeare adaptation.
The UK makes it legal to make duplicates of media files for personal use, but will still allow companies to add copy-protection code.
Malcolm Young, founding member and rhythm guitarist of AC/DC, left the rock band because he is suffering from dementia, his family confirms.
The killer of EastEnders character Lucy Beale is to be unmasked during a special live broadcast to mark the soap's 30th anniversary next year.
Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks drops her legal bid to recover defence costs for the phone-hacking trial, which ended in July.
Tom and Jerry cartoons on television are being accompanied by a warning that they may depict scenes of "racial prejudice".
South African soap fans are cut off from the country's most popular programme following the August sacking of its entire cast.
Tetris, the classic video game that involves slotting shaped blocks together, is to be turned into a movie.
Comedian Harry Hill is to take on the role of children's literary character Professor Branestawm for a new BBC One drama.
Female comics are enjoying a surge in popularity with audiences flocking to see acts including Miranda Hart and Sarah Millican, according to a set of new findings.
US author Lionel Shriver has won this year's BBC National Short Story Award for her story Kilifi Creek.
Artworks belonging to former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos are seized by authorities who claim they were acquired with embezzled state funds.
Eighties pop legends Spandau Ballet perform some of their greatest hits at the premiere of a film about their at times turbulent career.
A special live screening of Billy Elliot the Musical Live tops the UK and Ireland box office taking £1.9m - making it the highest grossing event cinema release.
Chinese cinema box office revenue surges 32% in the first nine months of the year, figures show.
By the end of the year, expect to see a 12, 15 or 18 on online music videos as an age rating pilot scheme is introduced.
Universal Music Group will place ads in music videos after they have been filmed in an attempt to get higher advertising revenue.
Changes to UK legislation are to come into force later this week allowing the parody of copyright works.
BBC World News America wins two News and Documentary Emmys for its coverage of the conflicts in Syria and the Central African Republic (CAR).
Radio DJ Neil Fox - known as "Dr Fox" - is arrested in London by police investigating claims of sex offences.
The BBC Trust's editorial standards committee criticises Horrible Histories for giving the impression that Florence Nightingale had been racist.
The award-winning comedian, actor and writer Stephen Fry has said his new volume of memoirs, More Fool Me, reveals the "ugly truth" about his cocaine use in the 1980s.
Eighties pop group Spandau Ballet reunite for the premiere of a film about their career.
A man in Hungary believes he has found Mozart's original Piano Sonata in A Major, K.331, one of the composer's most well-known sonatas.
Actress Sigourney Weaver discusses her role in the upcoming video game Alien: Isolation.
Lionel Shriver has won this year's BBC National Short Story Award for her story Kilifi Creek.