Pop duo the Pet Shop Boys unveil their latest work, a tribute to wartime code-breaker Alan Turing, at the first of this year's Late Night BBC Proms.
Two sculptures, possibly by Rodin and Degas, are discovered in the home of the late art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt in Munich.
Birdman, starring Michael Keaton and Edward Norton, will lead this year's Venice Film Festival line-up.
Billy Elliot writer Lee Hall says his new biopic about Sir Elton John, starring Tom Hardy in the main role, tells the singer's life story 'from birth to rehab'.
Ex-News of the World and Sunday Mirror journalist Dan Evans is sentenced to a 10-month jail sentence, suspended for a year at the Old Bailey, after admitting charges including phone hacking.
The Queen declares the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow open after a live show featuring a cast of 2,000 and appearances from several famous Scots.
Gary Lineker, John Bishop and Frankie Boyle will be among the celebrities at the 2014 Edinburgh Television Festival, its organisers announce.
Dora Bryan, the actress whose career encompassed theatre, film and TV's Last of the Summer Wine, has died near Brighton at the age of 91.
Columbia Pictures announces at San Diego's Comic-Con that the Spider-Man spin-off film will be released in 2016.
TV presenter Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose after relapsing from a period of abstinence, a coroner rules.
Judges throw out an appeal by paedophile rock star Ian Watkins to reduce the length of his jail term for child sex offences.
The BBC is experimenting with new ways to deliver TV coverage of live events, with a series of trials at the Commonwealth Games.
Pop band Duran Duran take legal action against the US company charged with running their fan club over unpaid revenues.
Could the latest Star Wars movie be about to film off the coast of County Kerry?
Commonwealth writers are sidelined from the Man Booker Prize longlist with US authors, including Joshua Ferris and Richard Powers, included for the first time.
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.
Composer Judith Weir CBE is to become the first female Master of the Queen's Music.
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.
Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk is writing a sequel that will be published as a 10-part comic book series in 2015.
Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr tops the Forbes actors' rich list for the second year, with estimated earnings of $75m (£43m).
Lawyers representing Adele's two-year old son, Angelo Adkins, accept a five-figure sum in damages to settle a privacy case over paparazzi photos marking his "milestone moments".
Popular Somali musician and member of parliament Saado Ali Warsame is shot dead by Islamist militants in the capital, Mogadishu.
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Billy Joel is to receive the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, the US Library of Congress announces.
Emmy-nominated TV show Fargo is set to return for a second season - without Martin Freeman or any of his co-stars.
Sky News reporter Colin Brazier admits he was wrong to handle victims' belongings at the MH17 crash site in Ukraine.
US TV drama Tyrant, starring British actor Adam Rayner, moves production from Tel Aviv to Istanbul due to the current conflict in Gaza.
The London 2012 Olympic Cauldron is going on display for the first time in a purpose-built gallery.
The remains of a 1,000-year-old Viking boat have gone on display for the first time in the city where it was found.
There are questions over the ownership of the Banksy Spy Booth mural in Cheltenham, as Steve Knibbs reports.
An adaptation of the Oscar-winning film, Shakespeare in Love, makes its London stage debut.