The longlist for the Man Booker Prize is set to be unveiled, with titles from around the world eligible for contention for the first time in its history.
Judges will decide whether paedophile rock star Ian Watkins can appeal against the length of his jail term for child sex offences, including the attempted rape of a baby.
Sky News reporter Colin Brazier admits he was wrong to handle victims' belongings at the MH17 crash site in Ukraine.
A trio of major British films are to receive their world premieres at this year's Toronto Film Festival, including Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything.
The entrepreneur is being taken to court for alleged copyright infringement by a record label whose own artist Kaskade has come forward to defend her.
Emmy-nominated TV show Fargo is set to return for a second season - without Martin Freeman or any of his co-stars.
Australian soap Neighbours casts an indigenous actor in a leading role for the first time.
Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk is writing a sequel that will be published as a 10-part comic book series in 2015.
US TV drama Tyrant, starring British actor Adam Rayner, moves production from Tel Aviv to Istanbul due to the current conflict in Gaza.
Composer Judith Weir CBE is to become the first female Master of the Queen's Music.
US author Thomas Berger, whose novel Little Big Man was turned into a 1970 Hollywood movie starring Dustin Hoffman, dies at the age of 89.
Online video service Netflix reports profits of $71m in the second quarter, more than double compared with the same period a year ago.
A pine tree planted in 2004 in a Los Angeles park in memory of former Beatle George Harrison has died after being infested by beetles.
Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr tops the Forbes actors' rich list for the second year, with estimated earnings of $75m (£43m).
JK Rowling's crime novels written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith will eventually outnumber her Harry Potter books, she reveals.
A collection of 40 paintings by an 11-year-old boy from Norfolk is valued at £400,000 by a gallery.
Stars hail the life and work of Broadway star Elaine Stritch, who has died at the age of 89.
Codebreaking drama The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing, is to receive its European premiere at this year's London Film Festival.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes tops the North American box office for the second weekend in a row.
Hollywood stars including Sally Field and Tom Selleck pay tribute to actor James Garner, who died on Saturday aged 86.
Singer and TV star Tulisa Contostavlos's trial over drugs allegations collapses as the judge accuses a prosecution witness of perjury.
Ed Sheeran's album X sells more than 367,000 copies, making it the longest-running number one album of 2014.
Beyonce is in the running for eight prizes at the MTV Video Music Awards, including video of the year and best female.
Sky News reporter Colin Brazier draws 110 complaints after rummaging through belongings at the MH17 crash site in Ukraine.
The body of late US DJ Casey Kasem is transported to Canada amid a bitter family feud, a month after the star's death.
Evan Davis is to replace Jeremy Paxman on Newsnight, the BBC announces.
Blur front man Damon Albarn praises the Latitude Festival for giving him a headline slot off the back of his "slow" album.
The BBC has defended its iPlayer service service after it was hit by technical problems which started over the weekend.
The pitfalls of London's property market have been highlighted in a play at the Old Vic.
Miami's Wynwood Arts District invited graffiti artists from around the world to paint the walls. Restaurants, design shops and co-working spaces soon followed.