A costume worn by actor Leonard Nimoy in Star Trek is expected to fetch up to £70,000 when it goes up for auction in September.
Thousands of the Tower of London ceramic poppies are set to go on display in northern England this year.
Actress Gina McKee backs a scheme to give all children in the north-east of England a taste of the arts to make sure young talent does not go untapped.
The former One Direction singer posts a picture of him signing a contract with RCA Records.
Kenyans mourn comedy star Benson Wanjau, known by his TV character's name "Mzee Ojwang", who died too poor to pay his medical bills.
Alex Farquharson is appointed the new director of Tate Britain, replacing the outgoing Penelope Curtis.
A bank robber wanted for violating his probation is apprehended by US police after starring in a low-budget horror film using his own name.
A leading bookmaker is refusing to take bets on which artist will record the next James Bond theme song after one customer tried to place a £15,000 wager on Radiohead being selected.
Plans for a new publicly-funded £110m theatre and arts venue at the former site of Granada TV studios in Manchester are discussed by the city's council.
Ukraine bans French actor Gerard Depardieu from entering the country for five years, apparently for supporting Russia's annexation of Crimea, Ukrainian media say.
Ofcom fines a digital TV channel £25,000 after Yoga for You viewers are told basil leaves and black pepper can prevent cancer.
Former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May sign up to present a new show on Amazon's streaming service.
Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is refused a six-month visa by the British government amid claims that he lied on his visa application form.
Listen to Me Marlon is a new documentary portrait of the Hollywood star Marlon Brando based on some 200 hours of previously unreleased audio recordings of him.
TV soap Emmerdale submits plans for visitor tours of its location in the grounds of Harewood House.
Stage director Peter Brook is revisiting The Mahabharata, his nine-hour epic stage production from 1985, as part of the Young Vic's new season.
Pay TV business Sky reports an 18% jump in annual profits to £1.4bn, helped by its screening of the HBO series, Game of Thrones.
Oscar-winner Diane Keaton will star opposite Jude Law in a new Sky drama about the Vatican.
Newsnight speaks to fashion icon Iris Apfel
A rare medieval panel by Giovanni de Rimini is saved for the nation thanks to a donation from a US businessman.
Apprentice star Stuart Baggs is found dead in Douglas, police confirm.
Gerry Anderson's Thunderbirds are set to return to the site where they were originally created to mark the show's 50th anniversary.
University of Virginia fraternity members profiled in a false Rolling Stone piece about campus rape culture file a lawsuit against the magazine.
Visual effects artists Mike Kelt and Emily Pooley share the secrets of blowing up cars, faking wounds and shooting people for film and television.
Murals believed to have been left by elusive street artist Banksy on walls in Detroit and Bethlehem are to be auctioned in Los Angeles in September.
The 13 books longlisted for this year's Man Booker Prize are announced, with previous winner Anne Enright among those in contention.
The Danish Girl, Eddie Redmayne's first film since his Theory of Everything Oscar triumph, is to compete for the Golden Lion award at this year's Venice Film Festival.
US hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash says he lost three crates of rare, vintage vinyl when a valet mistakenly gave his car to the wrong person.
Colouring books for adults are topping bestseller lists. Scottish illustrator Johanna Basford tells us the secrets of her success.
Oscar-winning actors Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore will launch their effort to become double Oscar winners at this year's Toronto Film Festival.