How Goldfrapp put Medea to music

How Goldfrapp wrote the soundtrack to a Greek tragedy

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 8:53 am

Fight Club sequel due in 2015

Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk is writing a sequel that will be published as a 10-part comic book series in 2015.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 8:38 am

VIDEO: Albarn praises 'brave' Latitude

Blur front man Damon Albarn praises the Latitude Festival for giving him a headline slot off the back of his "slow" album.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 8:32 am

YouTube star sued over copyright

The entrepreneur is being taken to court for alleged copyright infringement by a record label whose own artist Kaskade has come forward to defend her.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 7:58 am

A brave new on-demand TV world

A brave new on-demand TV world

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 6:33 am

Harrison tree killed by beetles

A pine tree planted in 2004 in a Los Angeles park in memory of former Beatle George Harrison has died after being infested by beetles.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 6:03 am

Reporter 'made error' at crash site

Sky News reporter Colin Brazier admits he was wrong to handle victims' belongings at the MH17 crash site in Ukraine.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 5:44 am

Conflict forces TV show from Israel

US TV drama Tyrant, starring British actor Adam Rayner, moves production from Tel Aviv to Istanbul due to the current conflict in Gaza.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 5:30 am

Little Big Man author Berger dies

US author Thomas Berger, whose novel Little Big Man was turned into a 1970 Hollywood movie starring Dustin Hoffman, dies at the age of 89.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 4:54 am

Indigenous actor joins Neighbours

Australian soap Neighbours casts an indigenous actor in a leading role for the first time.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 4:26 am

Downey Jr named top earning actor

Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr tops the Forbes actors' rich list for the second year, with estimated earnings of $75m (£43m).

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 11:21 pm

Chinese team wins $5m gaming prize

Chinese team NewBee takes home $5m in prize money after winning the world's most lucrative gaming contest.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 8:21 pm

Weir named as Master of the Queen's Music

Composer Judith Weir CBE is to become the first female Master of the Queen's Music.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 6:59 pm

VIDEO: Graffiti revitalises Miami neighbourhood

Miami's Wynwood Arts District invited graffiti artists from around the world to paint the walls. Restaurants, design shops and co-working spaces soon followed.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 6:01 pm

Netflix profits double to $71m

Online video service Netflix reports profits of $71m in the second quarter, more than double compared with the same period a year ago.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 3:39 pm

Complaints over Sky News MH17 report

Sky News reporter Colin Brazier draws 110 complaints after rummaging through belongings at the MH17 crash site in Ukraine.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 11:53 am

Tulisa's drugs trial collapses

Singer and TV star Tulisa Contostavlos's trial over drugs allegations collapses as the judge accuses a prosecution witness of perjury.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 11:30 am

Turing film to open London festival

Codebreaking drama The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing, is to receive its European premiere at this year's London Film Festival.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 11:02 am

DJ Kasem's body moved in family feud

The body of late US DJ Casey Kasem is transported to Canada amid a bitter family feud, a month after the star's death.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 10:17 am

VIDEO: BBC iPlayer 'works 99.9% of the time'

The BBC has defended its iPlayer service service after it was hit by technical problems which started over the weekend.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 8:29 am

BBC Annual Report 2013-14: At a glance

Some key points from BBC's annual report 2013-14.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 8:28 am

VIDEO: Davis to bring 'new style to Newsnight'

BBC director general Tony Hall says Evan Davis will bring a "distinctive style" to Newsnight.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 8:24 am

VIDEO: Tulisa: 'I have never dealt drugs'

Former X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos's trial over drugs allegations has collapsed. She made a statement outside court.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 8:19 am

Evan Davis to present Newsnight

Evan Davis is to replace Jeremy Paxman on Newsnight, the BBC announces.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 6:52 am

Jane Fonda to guest on The Simpsons

Jane Fonda and Willem Dafoe are among the guest voices announced for the forthcoming new season of The Simpsons.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 6:44 am