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Sony movie's NY premiere cancelled

The New York premiere of The Interview, a comedy about the assassination of North Korea's president, is cancelled amid threats from hackers.

Glitch reveals Apprentice finalists

The names of the finalists for this year's series of The Apprentice are apparently revealed ahead of time due to a glitch on the show's website.

Ben Haenow heading for number one

Ben Haenow is heading for Christmas number one as he increases his lead in the midweek charts, just three days after winning the X Factor.

City of Angels returns to London

Two decades after its London premiere, City of Angels returns to the stage at London's Donmar Warehouse.

Whitehall wins top comedy award again

Comedian and Bad Education star Jack Whitehall is named 'king of comedy' at the British Comedy Awards for the third year in succession.

Bill Cosby will not face LA charges

Charges will not be filed against comedian Bill Cosby over allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl in 1974, US prosecutors say.

No prosecution over ceiling collapse

A theatre will not be prosecuted following the collapse of part of its ceiling which injured 88 people, Westminster City Council decides.

Big Red Dog creator Bridwell dies

US illustrator Norman Bridwell, creator of the Clifford the Big Red Dog books, dies at the age of 86.

Dude, Bueller and Wonka join registry

The Big Lebowski, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory are among 25 new additions to the US National Film Registry.

Kasabian lead NME award nominations

The Leicester band are named in eight categories including best British band.

Apple defeats $1bn case over iTunes

Technology behemoth Apple has been found not guilty of engaging in anti-competitive behaviour by a jury in California.

'Earlier Mona Lisa' goes on display

A portrait of a younger Mona Lisa, believed to have been painted by Leonardo da Vinci, has gone on display for the first time in Singapore.

Jimmy Osmond films drink-drive test

American singer Jimmy Osmond posts a video of himself being breathalysed by police officers in Llandudno.

Bond writes new Paddington story

Paddington author Michael Bond writes a new short story about the Peruvian bear for BBC Radio 4's Today programme.

'Early Christmas present' for museum

A South Yorkshire museum is awarded a grant of £700,000 after several years of minimum funding.

Theatre fined over paralysed worker

A London theatre where a stage manager was paralysed in a fall through an unmarked balcony door is fined £20,000.

Mr Turner leads UK critics awards

Mr Turner, director Mike Leigh's biopic about the British landscape painter JMW Turner, is nominated for seven awards by the London Film Critics' Circle.

Hobbit dwarfs UK box office rivals

The final instalment of The Hobbit, The Battle of the Five Armies, tops the UK box office

Jolie: US must lead against torture

Angelina Jolie says the US must "lead the way" against torture in its policies, following a report revealing the CIA's "brutal" treatment of terror suspects.

Daltrey illness hits Who O2 shows

Rock band The Who postpone two concerts in London as frontman Roger Daltrey is suffering from a throat infection.

Piano competition founder retires

Dame Fanny Waterman is stepping down as chairwoman and artistic director of the prestigious Leeds International Piano Competition.

Sam Smith and Taylor Swift for Brits

Sam Smith, Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran are all booked to play at the Brit Awards 2015 in February.

Ex-DJ Denning jailed for sex abuse

Former BBC DJ Chris Denning is jailed for 13 years for sexually abusing boys in the 1960s, 70s and 80s.

US version of Broadchurch cancelled

The US take on ITV hit drama Broadchurch, starring David Tennant, will not return for a second series.

Reporter Allan Little to leave BBC

TV and radio correspondent Allan Little, who covered the first Gulf War and the Rwandan genocide, is to leave the BBC at the end of December.

VIDEO: From Royle family to Downton Abbey

Sue Johnston talks to BBC Breakfast about life in the Downton Abbey cast ahead of the Christmas special

VIDEO: Sony hackers threaten cinema attack

Hackers who targeted Sony Pictures are threatening to attack cinemas showing the studio's latest film.

VIDEO: Erasure fan prompts Tube singalong

A fan of Erasure sparked an impromptu singalong on the London Underground with his own version of the band's A Little Respect.

VIDEO: Bob Dylan gives super-fan solo show

a Bob Dylan super-fan was treated to a private performance by the singer at Philadelphia's Academy of Music.

VIDEO: Eastwood on American Sniper

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