An orchestral work by the Pet Shop Boys about the life of wartime codebreaker Alan Turing is to have its world premiere at this year's BBC Proms.
Director Peter Jackson reveals he has changed the title of the final film in his Hobbit trilogy from There and Back Again to The Battle of the Five Armies.
Complaints about sound problems on BBC costume drama Jamaica Inn jump to almost 2,200 as the final instalment is screened.
London Grammar, John Newman and Palma Violets are in the running for this year's prestigious Ivor Novello songwriting award.
Coronation Street actress Barbara Knox, who plays Rita Tanner in the ITV soap opera, denies a drinking and driving charge in court.
Jed Mercurio, the writer behind the cult TV drama Line of Duty, is adapting Lady Chatterley's Lover for BBC One.
Members of the rock band say fans will not have to wait for 14 years for another new studio album.
US actress Jodie Foster marries her girlfriend Alexandra Hedison, the actress's representative confirms.
A judge dismisses Quentin Tarantino's attempt to sue gossip website Gawker for $1m for helping to leak his The Hateful Eight screenplay.
JK Rowling's The Casual Vacancy is to be made into a three-hour mini-series by the BBC, in collaboration with HBO.
Griff Rhys Jones withdraws from becoming Cardiff University's chancellor just two weeks after an embarrassing debacle in which his appointment was delayed at the last minute.
Kenyan Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o, 31, is named the world's most beautiful person for 2014 by the US People magazine.
A dozen previously unknown works created by Andy Warhol have been recovered from 30-year-old Amiga disks.
A collection of street art works by Banksy, removed from walls, is to go on display at a London hotel before being sold at auction.
Spain's King Juan Carlos awards the most important award in Spanish literature to Mexican writer Elena Poniatowska at a ceremony in Alcala de Henares.
The Hull Truck theatre receives £400,000 in emergency grants from Arts Council England and Hull City Council to help it out of financial crisis.
Spider-Man swings to the top of the UK and Ireland box office chart after his latest film registered the biggest cinema opening weekend of the year so far.
A man who has accused X-Men director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager is suing three more Hollywood executives, claiming they also molested him.
Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg are set to work together for a fourth time on a new Cold War thriller.
Paul Gray's wife, Brenna, says she raised concerns about his drug use with his doctor, who is on trial for involuntary manslaughter.
A judge in Miami-Dade County grants a request from Bieber's lawyers to postpone the case until July.
The British band have confirmed they will headline the Saturday night at the BBC festival in Glasgow.
Justin Bieber has caused social media upset after posting a picture of a Japanese war shrine on Instagram.
Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis pleads not guilty to a single charge of indecent assault against a woman in January 1995.
The executive producer of Top Gear expresses regret over a "light-hearted" remark on its Burma special that led to the BBC show being accused of racism.
US customers of streaming service Amazon Prime will be able to stream such TV shows as The Sopranos and The Wire thanks to a new deal with subscription channel HBO.
Rev star Tom Hollander said it was "sad" but "attractive" to end the show after three series.
Ziggy Marley joins BBC Breakfast to talk about his new music and his memories of his late father Bob Marley
The London Children's ballet are performing a version of Nanny McPhee
For the first time the International Indian Film Academy awards will be held in the United States.