Entertainment & Arts
Pet Shop Boys premiere at BBC Proms
An orchestral work by the Pet Shop Boys about the life of wartime codebreaker Alan Turing is to have its world premiere at this year's BBC Proms.
Third Hobbit film title changed
Director Peter Jackson reveals he has changed the title of the final film in his Hobbit trilogy from There and Back Again to The Battle of the Five Armies.
Jamaica Inn ends as 2,200 complain
Complaints about sound problems on BBC costume drama Jamaica Inn jump to almost 2,200 as the final instalment is screened.
London Grammar vie for top Novello
London Grammar, John Newman and Palma Violets are in the running for this year's prestigious Ivor Novello songwriting award.
Corrie star denies drink-driving
Coronation Street actress Barbara Knox, who plays Rita Tanner in the ITV soap opera, denies a drinking and driving charge in court.
Chatterley gets Mercurio treatment
Jed Mercurio, the writer behind the cult TV drama Line of Duty, is adapting Lady Chatterley's Lover for BBC One.
Guns N' Roses promise album 'soon'
Members of the rock band say fans will not have to wait for 14 years for another new studio album.
Jodie Foster marries girlfriend
US actress Jodie Foster marries her girlfriend Alexandra Hedison, the actress's representative confirms.
Tarantino Gawker case dismissed
A judge dismisses Quentin Tarantino's attempt to sue gossip website Gawker for $1m for helping to leak his The Hateful Eight screenplay.
Lupita Nyong'o named most beautiful
Kenyan Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o, 31, is named the world's most beautiful person for 2014 by the US People magazine.
Rowling's Vacancy to be mini-series
JK Rowling's The Casual Vacancy is to be made into a three-hour mini-series by the BBC, in collaboration with HBO.
Rhys Jones withdraws from uni role
Griff Rhys Jones withdraws from becoming Cardiff University's chancellor just two weeks after an embarrassing debacle in which his appointment was delayed at the last minute.