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Author John Grisham has apologised for criticising the US justice system's "harsh" punishment of those viewing indecent images of children.
Liverpool's newly rebuilt Everyman Theatre wins this year's Riba Stirling Prize for architecture.
Actor Steve Carell says the prosthetic nose he wore for the film Foxcatcher made people treat him differently on set.
A new exhibition looks at the changing face of Sherlock Holmes
Chinese President Xi Jinping tells artists, authors and actors that their work should present socialist values and not carry the "stench of money".
The Ulster Orchestra will be forced to close by the end of the year unless it receives £500,000 in emergency funding, its chairman warns.
Comedian David Walliams accepts undisclosed damages from News Group Newspapers over phone-hacking claims.
Jamie Cullum is the UK's biggest-selling jazz performer and on his new album, Interlude, he has collaborated with some of the best jazz minds in the country.
Best-selling author John Grisham criticises the US justice system for handing down "harsh" prison sentences to people who view child pornography.
Sir David Attenborough is to go on the trail of birds of paradise, ostriches and dinosaurs in three new documentaries for BBC One and BBC Two.
Elizabeth Pena, who was known for her roles in films and TV shows including Lone Star and Modern Family, dies at the age of 55.
Samantha Morton is to meet police over claims she suffered sexual abuse by care home workers in Nottinghamshire.
Comic actor Chris O'Dowd is to adapt his Sky 1 sitcom for US TV network ABC.
Exhibition celebrates the legacy of William Morris
The audience becomes part of the story in a interactive espionage-themed theatre experience.
Australia's Channel 10 apologises for a "sexist" question on the Family Feud quiz asking contestants to "name a woman's job".
French sculptor Etienne has unveiled his new collection of seven works which are inspired by the philosophy of Plato and, he says, invoke beauty, truth and kindness.
The star of television comedy How I Met Your Mother describes hosting the 87th Academy Awards in 2015 as a "bucket list dream come true".
US shares of Netflix, the world's largest video streaming service, plunged on Wednesday after it reported fewer subscribers than forecast.
Photographs of the only working-class man Oscar Wilde took an interest in are unearthed in a search of Reading Prison archives.