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The London 2012 Olympic Cauldron is going on display for the first time in a purpose-built gallery.
Could the latest Star Wars movie be about to film off the coast of County Kerry?
Gary Lineker, John Bishop and Frankie Boyle will be among the celebrities at the 2014 Edinburgh Television Festival, its organisers announce.
How the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb changed popular culture in the 1920s
There are questions over the ownership of the Banksy Spy Booth mural in Cheltenham, as Steve Knibbs reports.
Birdman, starring Michael Keaton and Edward Norton, will lead this year's Venice Film Festival line-up.
Pop duo the Pet Shop Boys unveil their latest work, a tribute to wartime code-breaker Alan Turing, at the first of this year's Late Night BBC Proms.
An adaptation of the Oscar-winning film, Shakespeare in Love, makes its London stage debut.
The Queen declares the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow open after a live show featuring a cast of 2,000 and appearances from several famous Scots.
Columbia Pictures announces at San Diego's Comic-Con that the Spider-Man spin-off film will be released in 2016.
How Shakespeare in Love came to the West End theatre
Pop band Duran Duran take legal action against the US company charged with running their fan club over unpaid revenues.
Billy Elliot writer Lee Hall says his new biopic about Sir Elton John, starring Tom Hardy in the main role, tells the singer's life story 'from birth to rehab'.
Actress Sandra Ng is a household name in Hong Kong and this year saw saw the release of the third Golden Chickens comedy film. Tom Brook reports.
Can blind people be taught to conduct a choir with meaningful gestures that the singers understand?
Judges throw out an appeal by paedophile rock star Ian Watkins to reduce the length of his jail term for child sex offences.
Dora Bryan, the actress whose career encompassed theatre, film and TV's Last of the Summer Wine, has died near Brighton at the age of 91.
Stage and screen actress Dora Bryan, who has died 91
Popular Somali musician and member of parliament Saado Ali Warsame is shot dead by Islamist militants in the capital, Mogadishu.
Unheard works by the late composer unveiled at Proms