Actor Steve McFadden has accepted "substantial damages" from the News of the World's publishers and the Metropolitan Police, a judge is told.
Actress Emma Thompson says her recent stage comeback in Sweeney Todd brought her to tears and that it is a "dream come true" to bring the production to London.
Actor David Morrissey says that people from poorer backgrounds are being excluded from entering the acting profession due to a lack of funding.
Jurors in the trial of Dave Lee Travis are urged to look at "the unlikelihood of coincidence" when considering their verdict.
Stop-motion 3D animation The Boxtrolls tops the UK box office in its first week of release as last week's number one Sex Tape drops out of the top three.
Katy Perry and Ariana Grande are up for the most awards at this year's ceremony in Glasgow, this November.
Cat Stevens - also known as Yusuf Islam - is to perform a series of dates in the US for the first time since 1976.
Police in Los Angeles are conducting an internal investigation over accusations officers violated a US actress's rights by handcuffing and detaining her.
US actor, director and producer George Clooney is to receive an honorary award at next year's Golden Globes.
Forbidden Broadway, a musical which spoofs other shows, opens in the West End following a transfer from the Menier Chocolate Factory.
Apple releases a tool to remove U2's new album from its customers' iTunes accounts in response to complaints six days after giving away the music for free.
The electric guitar has overtaken the violin in the list of most popular musical instruments for children to play, says a music exam board.
Foo Fighters, Kaiser Chiefs, Ellie Goulding and Price Harry brought the first ever Invictus Games to a close.
An exhibition of Henri Matisse's cut-out art is the most successful exhibition held to date at the Tate with more than 560,000 visitors.
Glasgow School of Art replaces 22% of its most popular books that were lost in a fire at its Mackintosh building in June.
Theatre, film and TV actor Sir Donald Sinden dies at his home aged 90 following a long illness.
Scottish actor Angus Lennie, who was famous for roles in The Great Escape and Crossroads, dies in London aged 84.
Thriller No Good Deed, starring British actor Idris Elda, ends the four-week reign of Guardians of the Galaxy at the top of the US box office.
Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the British code breaker, wins the People’s Choice award at Toronto Film Festival.
Bob Crewe, who co-wrote hits including Can't Take My Eyes Off You and Walk Like a Man and was key to the success of the Four Seasons pop group, dies at the age of 83.
Calvin Harris lands his fifth UK number one single with Blame featuring John Newman.
A statue of singer Amy Winehouse is unveiled in Camden on the anniversary of her birthday.
Actor Hugh Bonneville is to reprise his role in BBC comic mockumentary W1A which is returning for a second series next year.
A large crowd gathers outside of BBC Scotland's Glasgow HQ to protest against an alleged institutional bias against Scottish independence.
A letter from Cumbrian-born comedian Stan Laurel to the family of a childhood friend is to be auctioned in Newcastle.
Professor Green spoke to BBC Breakfast about his new single Lullaby.
Following comments on Today that the violin is more "difficult" than the guitar, two musicians have spoken out in defence of their instruments
Actor Samuel West and ConservativeHome website editor Mark Wallace on the politics of the arts, and its funding.
Television show Crimewatch is marking 30 years of helping to solve crimes by appealing to the public for information.
In honour of the 20th anniversary of the start of the Friends series, a pop-up coffee shop is opening in New York City.