Michael Keaton's film Birdman emerges as a strong contender for the Academy Awards after being given the Producers Guild of America's top prize.
The release of the film American Sniper has led to an increase in threats against Muslims in the US, an Arab-American civil rights group says.
Joe Franklin, who was a New York TV host for 43 years and is credited by some as having invented the talk show format, dies at the age of 88.
Edgar Froese, the founding member of the German ambient electronic group Tangerine Dream, dies in Vienna at the age of 70.
Composer of Disney's Aladdin and Little Shop of Horrors reveals he's working on a musical based on the 1993 film.
Three-time Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper is to play the Elephant Man in London following the critical acclaim he has received for the role on Broadway.
Theaster Gates says he will share his £40,000 Artes Mundi winnings with the nine other shortlisted artists.
Taylor Swift will perform at Radio 1's Big Weekender taking place in Norwich in May.
Broadcasters publish new plans for TV election debates including leaders of seven UK political parties, and say they will go ahead regardless of who takes part.
Comedian Bill Bailey and rapper Tinie Tempah among big names fronting 16 new shows exclusively available on BBC iPlayer.
The 26-year-old singers teams up with rapper and Beatles songwriter for release of acoustic number Four Five Seconds.
Designer Kelly Hoppen announces she is quitting BBC Two's Dragons' Den after two series.
Mexico's Abraham Cruzvillegas, known for making sculptures from found materials, will be the next artist to fill the Turbine Hall at London's Tate Modern.
The world's first self-destructing novel, which will have a life-span of 24 hours before it explodes, is offered by author James Patterson.
A record haul of rare antiquities is revealed by Italian police after a lengthy inquiry into a Swiss-based trafficking ring.
The Sundance Film Festival in park City, Utah launches its 2015 edition with a documentary about legendary jazz and blues singer Nina Simone.
Martin Scorsese's planned HBO TV documentary film on former US President Bill Clinton is shelved indefinitely over control disagreements, according to reports.
The actor and writer Simon Pegg confirms he is set co-write Star Trek 3 and will return to play Scotty in the film franchise.
Former singer Gary Glitter sexually assaulted a teenage girl after she had been taken to meet him backstage after a show, a court hears.
Pop star Ed Sheeran is measured by Madame Tussauds ahead of the creation of his waxwork effigy.
Pop star Rihanna wins a legal battle against high street store Topshop over a T-shirt bearing her image.
Coronation Street actress Barbara Knox is banned from driving for a year after admitting a charge of drinking-driving.
EastEnders veterans Barbara Windsor and Pam St Clement are to appear in a Gogglebox-style programme as part of the BBC soap's 30th anniversary.
Critics call the BBC adaptation of Hilary Mantel's Booker-winning novels "close to perfect television".
Actor Colin Firth has said the director of Kingsman: The Secret Service, Matthew Vaughn, cast him in the film because he was so unlikely to be seen as a villain.
Impressionist Rory Bremner makes a return to satire for a new BBC comedy, with a particular focus on the coalition government.
Sanjay Manaktala is an Indian American comedian with a unique perspective on relations between the two countries.
Actors Ray Winstone and Amanda Redman are helping the armed forces to get involved in theatre.
An online campaign launches for a 12-year-old boy to support AC/DC at Hampden after a video of him playing their music went viral.
Johnny Depp talks about his latest film Mortdecai and why he can sometimes be found on the wards of Great Ormond Street Hospital.