De Montfort University, which holds the largest collection of Hammer horror memorabilia, opens its archive for one day.
Entertainer Rolf Harris loses the first round of a legal challenge against his conviction for indecent assaults.
Dolores Umbridge gets her own biography as JK Rowling releases a new story on her Pottermore website.
It has been 60 years since the animated adaptation of George Orwell's 'Animal Farm' - the first British animation film.
Were Young Fathers the right winners of the Mercury Prize?
China's box office has been raking in more than $3bn since last year, which is why Hollywood actor Russell Wong finds himself working more in Asia than in LA.
Will Chinese films be the next big blockbusters?
An Antony Gormley statue described as a "robotic Angel of the North" will be installed on a cliff top in Dorset.
More than 100 arts groups across the country are to receive regular funding from Creative Scotland, it is announced.
The 2014 Barclaycard Mercury Prize has produced a shock win for the Edinburgh-based hip-hop group Young Fathers.
The BBC's Head of TV refuses to make a formal apology over a Top Gear special filmed in Argentina, after demands from the country's ambassador.
A major fire forces the evacuation of the French national radio building in Paris but there are no immediate reports of casualties.
A US judge rules the long-running dispute between Marvin Gaye's family, Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over claims of plagiarism should go to trial.
The Japanese dance group using wearable technology to lighten up their act.
Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Warg could face a lengthy prison sentence after being found guilty of hacking into Danish computers.
Laurie Goode's fleeting role as a Stormtrooper in Star Wars 38 years ago still has an impact on his life today
Lord of the Rings star Sir Ian McKellen is given the freedom of the City of London in recognition of his work for gay rights.
US attempts to have director Roman Polanski arrested for sex offences while visiting have failed.
Pulitzer Prize-winning US poet Galway Kinnell, best known for his spiritual poems connecting the experiences of daily life to larger forces, dies aged 87.
Hengdian, a small town on the east coast of China, has become the setting for one of the largest outdoor movie studios in the world.
Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond is to make a cameo appearance in the film that will bring his beloved character to the big screen for the first time.
A musical version of the hit 2002 British comedy film Bend It Like Beckham is to open in the West End next year.
Singer Gregg Allman is dropped from legal action filed by the family of a camera assistant killed on the set of his biopic Midnight Rider.
Actors Dame Judi Dench, Emma Watson and Robert Downey Junior are among the stars honoured at the Britannia Awards hosted by Bafta in LA.
The TV station that has spiced up the French airwaves
How Timothy Spall created 400 artworks for his latest film
A statue by a Turner Prize-winning artist, representing a real Birmingham family, is unveiled.
Guitarist and singer of Status Quo Francis Rossi discusses his drug use during the 1970s and 1980s.
The stars of Christopher Nolan's much-anticipated Interstellar praise its "ambition" at the film's European premiere.
The Leonardo hidden from Hitler in case it gave him special powers