Female comics are enjoying a surge in popularity with audiences flocking to see acts including Miranda Hart and Sarah Millican, according to a set of new findings.
The video streaming site Netflix will release its first feature-length film in 2015, after striking a deal with the Weinstein Company.
US singer Meghan Trainor becomes the first act to enter the UK top 40 based purely on streams of her music with her hit All About The Bass.
The UK's biggest exhibition of works by Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei has been put together at Blenheim Palace with the help of 3D technology.
Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is given a suspended sentence of three months for indecently assaulting a woman in 1995.
Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is convicted of one count of indecent assault in 1995 but cleared of two further charges.
A leading UK theatre organisation pledges to balance the number of male and female actors that appear in its self-generated productions.
Three residents of a road in Birmingham dubbed Benefits Street after a television programme deny a series of drugs charges.
Powerful and disturbing paintings by survivors of the 1945 atomic bomb in Hiroshima are to go on show outside Japan for the first time.
Actor Steve McFadden has accepted "substantial damages" from the News of the World's publishers and the Metropolitan Police, a judge is told.
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.
Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game wins the People’s Choice award at the Toronto Film Festival.
The UK government is donating £1.5m for the first translation of all William Shakespeare's works into Mandarin for audiences in China.
Actress Samantha Morton says she was sexually abused by two residential care workers while in a children's home in Nottingham as a teenager.
Theatre, film and TV actor Sir Donald Sinden dies at his home aged 90 following a long illness, his son confirms.