Tim Burton fixes sights on Big Eyes

Tim Burton on the art fraud that shocked America

Posted by on 21 December 2014 | 7:36 pm

Good Omens: How Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett wrote a book

How Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett wrote a book

Posted by on 21 December 2014 | 7:20 pm

VIDEO: Elton and David's social media marriage

Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish have officially married, nine years after they held their civil partnership ceremony.

Posted by on 21 December 2014 | 5:33 pm

Actress Billie Whitelaw dies aged 82

Acclaimed actress Billie Whitelaw, who starred on stage and screen and worked in close collaboration with Samuel Beckett, dies in London.

Posted by on 21 December 2014 | 5:18 pm

VIDEO: Who won the The Apprentice final?

Lord Sugar picks his winner in The Apprentice final on BBC One - with Mark Wright and Bianca Miller vying to be his business partner.

Posted by on 21 December 2014 | 5:02 pm

Lord Sugar names his tenth Apprentice

Amstrad founder Lord Sugar names Australian businessman Mark Wright as his latest business partner, at the climax of BBC One's The Apprentice.

Posted by on 21 December 2014 | 4:01 pm

VIDEO: Actress Billie Whitelaw dies at 82

Actress Billie Whitelaw, famous for her interpretations of the works of Samuel Beckett, has died at the age of 82, her son confirms.

Posted by on 21 December 2014 | 3:33 pm

Elton John and David Furnish marry

Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish convert their civil partnership to a marriage - with the musician documenting the day on the Instagram website.

Posted by on 21 December 2014 | 1:34 pm

Ben Haenow nabs Christmas number one

X Factor winner Ben Haenow wins the race for the Christmas number one single, with his song Something I Need.

Posted by on 21 December 2014 | 12:49 pm

Photographer Jane Bown dies aged 89

Photographer Jane Bown, known for her portraits of the Queen, the Beatles and Samuel Beckett among many others, dies aged 89.

Posted by on 21 December 2014 | 12:40 pm

AUDIO: Jane Bown on her 'visual' approach

Photographer Jane Bown, who has died at the age of 89, spoke to Radio 4's Woman's Hour in 2006.

Posted by on 21 December 2014 | 12:31 pm

Strictly final draws 11.5m viewers

A total of 11.5 million people watch as TV presenter Caroline Flack wins this year's series of the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing.

Posted by on 21 December 2014 | 9:00 am

VIDEO: Caroline Flack wins BBC's Strictly

Television presenter Caroline Flack and partner Pasha Kovalev have been voted winners of Strictly Come Dancing.

Posted by on 21 December 2014 | 1:33 am

VIDEO: Tremors endanger Michelangelo's David

The Italian government is to spend around €200,000 (£156,000) on a new plinth for Michaelangelo's David to protect the statue from earth tremors.

Posted by on 21 December 2014 | 12:40 am

Journalist John Freeman dies at 99

The diplomat and journalist John Freeman, best known for his interviews for BBC television series Face to Face, dies at the age of 99.

Posted by on 20 December 2014 | 7:49 pm

Ferguson bows out of US talk show

Scots-born comedian Craig Ferguson hosts his last edition of US talk show The Late Late Show after a run of 10 years.

Posted by on 20 December 2014 | 10:32 am

Jigsaws used to create 4ft elephant

An artist creates a 4ft (1.2m) elephant using old jigsaw puzzles, as part of a scheme to donate new ones to five hospitals in England and Scotland.

Posted by on 20 December 2014 | 7:38 am

Madonna releases songs after leak

The singer surprises fans by releasing six tracks from her new album early after songs were leaked online.

Posted by on 20 December 2014 | 6:37 am

VIDEO: Jools Holland on hosting 'huge party'

Jools Holland speaks to BBC Breakfast about his annual New Year's Eve show, Hootenanny.

Posted by on 20 December 2014 | 5:14 am

Sony 'will not drop' N Korea film

Sony Pictures says it is looking at alternative ways to release film satire The Interview, cancelled in the wake of a cyber-attack.

Posted by on 20 December 2014 | 4:38 am

VIDEO: FBI recover stolen artwork worth $12m

A FBI sting operation has led to the recovery of stolen artwork worth about $12m (£7.7m) including paintings by Marc Chagall and Diego Rivera.

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 7:27 pm

VIDEO: Can Luther King take on North Korea?

Can a Luther King biopic save Hollywood from censorship, asks Will Gompertz

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 6:34 pm

'Stephen Colbert' now belongs to the ages

Reflections on Stephen Colbert’s legacy

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 11:48 am

Apple 'deeply offended' by BBC story

Apple has said it is "deeply offended" by a BBC investigation into conditions for workers involved in manufacturing its devices.

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 8:05 am

Mayor approves £175m garden bridge

A controversial garden bridge is to be built across the River Thames as the Mayor of London approves the scheme.

Posted by on 19 December 2014 | 6:24 am