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Little-known characters and incidents that could have featured in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory are released by the Roald Dahl estate.
Japanese artist Nobumichi Asai has created a new work that involves projecting his designs onto a human face
Police are called to artist Sam Taylor-Johnson and actor husband Aaron's home after a passer-by spotted a machine gun inside the house.
A web series about young people with special needs will air on Oprah Winfrey's network after backing from Game of Thrones producers.
A revival of stage comedy Neville's Island will transfer to the West End in October, with a cast led by Adrian Edmundson.
Australian actor Bill Kerr, "the boy from Wagga Wagga" who became one of Tony Hancock's radio sidekicks in the 1950s, dies in Perth aged 92.
US actor and singer Harry Belafonte is to be honoured by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.
Mathew Knowles links a fight in a lift after this year's Gala Ball to "Jedi mind tricks" to help boost ticket sales.
US comedienne Joan Rivers, 81, is "resting comfortably" and with her family after reportedly going into cardiac arrest during surgery on her vocal cords.
An academic is posting millions of historic photos and illustrations to Flickr where they can be searched and copied without charge.
Paintings by an Indian elephant go on sale at a gallery in the capital, Delhi, to help raise money to protect the endangered animals.
William Close is the inventor of the 'Earth Harp', a musical instrument which makes use of the architecture around it to create its sound.
Great British Bake Off contestant Diana Beard has left the show, but the BBC says her exit was due to illness, not a controversy over the latest episode.
The museum 'ignoring' its Salvador Dali etchings
One of Afghanistan's architectural marvels, the minaret of Jam in Ghor province, is in danger of collapse, officials tell the BBC.
Hollywood stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have married in France, a spokesman confirms.
Actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are now married, according to a spokesman for the Hollywood couple.
The Great British Bake Off contestant blamed by some for another's exit claims to have been "stitched up" by the way the BBC One programme was edited.
The 71st Venice Film Festival opened on Wednesday with the world premiere of Birdman starring Michael Keaton, Emma Stone and Edward Norton.
The US film-maker and Emmy-winning journalist, William Greaves, has died in New York at the age of 87.