Television presenter Caroline Flack and partner Pasha Kovalev are voted winners of Strictly Come Dancing, beating singers Frankie Bridge and Simon Webbe.
Sony Pictures says it is looking at alternative ways to release film satire The Interview, cancelled in the wake of a cyber-attack.
The singer surprises fans by releasing six tracks from her new album early after songs were leaked online.
Scots-born comedian Craig Ferguson hosts his last edition of US talk show The Late Late Show after a run of 10 years.
The diplomat and journalist John Freeman, best known for his interviews for BBC television series Face to Face, dies at the age of 99.
Lord Sugar's adviser on The Apprentice Nick Hewer announces he is to leave the BBC One show after a decade.
A controversial garden bridge is to be built across the River Thames as the Mayor of London approves the scheme.
Apple has said it is "deeply offended" by a BBC investigation into conditions for workers involved in manufacturing its devices.
The musical version of the hit 2003 film School of Rock is to open on Broadway next year.
The first phase of Pinewood Studios' £200m expansion is set to begin following a planning appeal.
Renowned Italian film composer Ennio Morricone tells the BBC's Will Gompertz that he regrets turning down the chance to compose music for Clint Eastwood.
Italian screen actress Virna Lisi, famed in the 1960s for appearing opposite stars including Frank Sinatra, dies at the age of 78.
An eccentric architectural plan thought to have been drawn by King George III during his period of "madness" is discovered at the British Library.
An artist creates a 4ft (1.2m) elephant using old jigsaw puzzles, as part of a scheme to donate new ones to five hospitals in England and Scotland.
American singer Jimmy Osmond posts a video of himself being breathalysed by police officers in Llandudno.
A painting by Sir Winston Churchill sells for almost £1.8m at auction, almost double the previous record for one of his artworks.
A previously unknown and unpublished letter from writer and scholar CS Lewis makes £4,600 at auction in Gloucestershire.
Two decades after its London premiere, City of Angels returns to the stage at London's Donmar Warehouse.
The Big Lebowski, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory are among 25 new additions to the US National Film Registry.
Mr Turner, director Mike Leigh's biopic about the British landscape painter JMW Turner, is nominated for seven awards by the London Film Critics' Circle.
The final instalment of The Hobbit, The Battle of the Five Armies, tops the UK box office
The families of the victims of a fatal car crash at this year's South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Texas are suing its organisers.
Ben Haenow is heading for Christmas number one as he increases his lead in the midweek charts, just three days after winning the X Factor.
The Leicester band are named in eight categories including best British band.
The Michael family is dropped from Gogglebox because the dad is standing as UKIP candidate.
Comedian and Bad Education star Jack Whitehall is named 'king of comedy' at the British Comedy Awards for the third year in succession.
Former BBC DJ Chris Denning is jailed for 13 years for sexually abusing boys in the 1960s, 70s and 80s.
Jools Holland speaks to BBC Breakfast about his annual New Year's Eve show, Hootenanny.
A FBI sting operation has led to the recovery of stolen artwork worth about $12m (£7.7m) including paintings by Marc Chagall and Diego Rivera.
Senegalese photographer Omar Victor Diop tells Focus on Africa why he reinvented some historic paintings with a playful touch of his very own.