Metro Manila, a crime caper set in the Philippines, is named best film and picks up two other honours at the British Independent Film Awards.
Westlife star Kian Egan has been crowned king of the jungle on ITV show I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!
Disney animation Frozen topples Hunger Games: Catching Fire on the US box office chart in its second week of release.
Thousands of friends, fans and car enthusiasts attend a special car rally and memorial in honour of late Fast and Furious actor Paul Walker.
US singer Billy Joel says it is "a little overwhelming" to be one of the five recipients of this year's Kennedy Center honours in Washington.
Lily Allen returns to the top of the UK singles chart with her cover version of Keane's Somewhere Only We Know.
Scottish singer Susan Boyle reveals she has Asperger's Syndrome after years spent believing she suffered slight brain damage at birth.
Television psychic Derek Acorah is charged with careless driving following a car crash in Merseyside.
Spanish director Pedro Almodovar launches a scathing broadside at his homeland's government at this year's European Film Awards, calling it "deaf and insensitive" to the country's problems.
Edouard Molinaro, who directed classic French farce La Cage aux Folles and other much-loved films, dies in Paris at the age of 85.
Rapper Jay Z dominated this year's Grammy nominations, being shortlisted in nine categories.
The electric guitar played by Bob Dylan at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sells at auction in New York for a record $965,000 (£591,000).
British singer Elton John urges Russia to end discrimination against gays and lesbians as he performs at a concert in Moscow.
British pianist Stan Tracey, one of the greats of the jazz world, dies at the age of 86.
The manuscript of a song composed by Benjamin Britten is returned to the school at which it was written in 1929.
The yellow polyester jumpsuit worn by martial arts film legend Bruce Lee sells for $100,000 (£61,000) at an auction in Hong Kong.
Ida Pollock, a prolific writer of romantic fiction, dies, aged 105.
A blood-soaked stage version of Swedish vampire story Let the Right One In opens at London's Royal Court and aims to attract more teenagers to the theatre.
A Depression era view of New Jersey by Edward Hopper sells for $40m (£24.4m), setting an auction record for the US artist.
Hollywood action star Sylvester Stallone is offering fans the chance to get up close and personal with him in London next month at a one-off show.
Fox announces that the next film in the franchise will be called Apocalypse and will be released in cinemas in May 2016.
Britain's Emma Thompson is named the year's best film actress by the National Board of Review for her role as Mary Poppins creator PL Travers in Saving Mr Banks.
British boy band become the only group to have their first three albums go to number one in their opening week in the US.
Three artists are shortlisted for this year's Brit Critics' Choice award, won last year by Tom Odell.
Music streaming website Spotify responds to critics by revealing how much it pays in royalties, it says more than $1bn (£612m) since 2008.
Veteran broadcaster Angela Rippon, actress Sheridan Smith and academic Mary Beard are among the stars honoured at the Women in Film and Television Awards
The NUJ settles legal action brought by BBC HR director Lucy Adams and apologises for falsely accusing her of a "dirty tricks" campaign against its members.
Mel Greig, one of two Australian DJs behind a royal prank call linked to the death of a UK nurse, has resigned from the radio station which broadcast the show.
Lord Michael Dobbs, author of House of Cards, and journalist and author Azadeh Moaveni discuss the US drama Homeland's portrayal of its main Iranian character.
Some of the year's cinematic highlights - from the touching story of Philomena to the graphic scenes in Filth - have been honoured at the British Independent Film Awards in London.