Best-selling novelist PD James, who created crime-fighting sleuth Adam Dalgliesh, dies at the age of 94.
Peter Kay is bringing back his hit TV show Phoenix Nights for two live shows in aid of Comic Relief.
Shock Treatment, the sequel to cult hit Rocky Horror Picture Show, is to be adapted for the stage in London.
A 10-hour production of Tolstoy's epic novel War and Peace, featuring John Hurt, will dominate BBC Radio 4's output on New Year's Day.
New acts George The poet, James Bay and Years and Years are being tipped for success in 2015 after being shortlisted for the Brits Critics' Choice Award.
The BBC says it has saved more than £1bn a year through cost-cutting measures, but warns further cuts will affect the quality of programmes.
The High Court bans a further 53 piracy sites, more than doubling the number that the UK's leading net providers must block.
EastEnders actress Linda Henry, who plays Shirley Carter in the soap, is to stand trial accused of racially aggravated harassment.
The head of the games studio behind Assassin's Creed Unity emails players apologising for glitches in the game and offering compensation.
The British Library has acquired a collection of more than 100 letters written by playwright Harold Pinter as a young man.
More than one million vinyl records have been sold in the UK so far this year - the first time the milestone has been achieved since 1996.
Great British Bake Off judge Mary Berry wins an outstanding achievement award at the Specsavers National Book Awards
The band become the only group to have four consecutive number one albums
Sia 'saddened' at being criticised for not attending the Aria Awards in Sydney and offers fans a chance to win one of her awards
Irish author Colin Barrett wins the Guardian First Book Award for his debut collection of short stories, Young Skins.
Boyzone singer Ronan Keating calls making his West End debut in musical Once a "liberating" if exposing experience.
A collection of photos of Marilyn Monroe collected by Welsh snooker star Dominic Dale over 25 years sells for more than £25,000 at auction.
Showbusiness satire Birdman leads the flock at this year's Spirit Awards after being nominated for six prizes, including best film.
Big budget productions including the latest Star Wars and Avengers films have helped profits higher at Pinewood Shepperton.
Universal Pictures take on a movie based on the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs following Sony Pictures' departure from the project.
Pop band Take That sign a deal to stream their new album on Google, blocking out Spotify until the new year.
The first single from Jennifer Lawrence has entered the mid-week chart at 29.
Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, popularly known as the "Diva of Music" in the Arab world, dies at the age of 87.
Former Scottish football broadcaster Arthur Montford, best known for STV's Scotsport programme, has died aged 85.
Oscar winning actresses Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman are to star in a TV series written by Ally McBeal writer David E Kelley.
ITV's detective drama Grantchester is commissioned for a second series after an average of 6.6 million viewers watched the first series.
The novelist, PD James, one of the most respected British crime writers, has died at the age of 94.
Adult colouring-in books are outselling cookery books in France. But will it catch on in the UK too?
It started out with an impromptu gig performance and led to a UK tour that sold out within minutes - it's been a busy year for McBusted.
The strict guidelines that cover broadcasting Parliamentary footage need to be updated says John O'Farrell.