Singer Alvin Stardust, best known for his hit My Coo Ca Choo, dies aged 72 after recently being diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer.
TV star Miranda Hart announces there will be no more episodes of her hit BBC sitcom after this Christmas.
Alan Partridge star Steve Coogan is cast in a US TV series that was to have starred the late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
David Walliams' Awful Auntie has become the best selling children's fiction title of the year just four weeks after going on sale.
BBC Radio 6 Music has won record audience figures, reaching almost two million listeners over the past three months, according to Rajar.
Tate director Sir Nicholas Serota is named the most powerful figure in the art world.
A formal police complaint has been made by Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan after online rape threats were made against their daughter, the TV presenters say.
Two episodes of 1960s TV comedy At Last The 1948 Show, which starred John Cleese and Graham Chapman before they formed Monty Python, are found.
Police in London are appealing for help to trace stolen murals by an artist known as "the female Banksy", estimated to be worth at least £20,000.
The Scottish government calls on the Home Office to reconsider the case of Steve Forman, an American musician at risk of deportation from Scotland.
The prize money for the TS Eliot Prize has been increased to £20,000 to mark the 50th anniversary of the poet's death in January 2015.
This year's Mobo awards, which saw Sam Smith pick up four trophies, was described by viewers as a "shambles".
This Morning presenter Phillip Schofield is to broadcast non-stop on the ITV network for 24 hours to raise cash for charity.
According to the boy band's company accounts, One Direction earned more than £49m in 2013 in the UK - or £94 every minute.
Actor Neil Morrissey describes the set of new West End comedy Neville's Island as the most uncomfortable he has ever worked on.
An arts festival has been cancelled because of "insufficient support" to make it "commercially viable" in 2015, organisers say.
A new mural by street artist Banksy in Bristol is vandalised less than 24 hours after the work appeared.
Django Unchained's Daniele Watts, who alleged she was held by police because of racial profiling, is charged with committing a lewd act in public.
A Christian film distributor wants to recruit more than 100 pastors to hold prayers at multi-screen cinemas in the UK.
Enid Blyton's Magic Faraway Tree books are being adapted for cinema for the first time.
Former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson says he has been "cured" of the terminal pancreatic cancer with which he was diagnosed in 2012.
Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Mike Read requests a song he wrote in support of UKIP be withdrawn from sale following complaints that it was racist.
Rock band Kasabian beat Kate Bush to the prizes for best live act and best act in the world at the Q Awards in London.
US saxophonist Kenny G visits Hong Kong protest sites, prompting Beijing to repeat its warning for foreigners to stay out of domestic affairs.
Actress Lynda Bellingham had shared her hopes for a final Christmas in a special edition of Loose Women.
"Somebody get the papers, the papers" - Goodfellas actor Frankie Sivero files a lawsuit against The Simpsons.
New BBC Radio 3 controller Alan Davey says the station will continue to offer "complex culture" despite being overtaken in the ratings by 6 Music.
A drama about British Muslims who sign up to fight for militant group Islamic State (IS) is being made by UK broadcaster Channel 4.
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have been speaking to the BBC about their new collaboration
Farah Khan's much-anticipated new film, Happy New Year, is released for Diwali.