A Depression era view of New Jersey by Edward Hopper sells for $40m (£24.4m), setting an auction record for the US artist.
Fox announces that the next film in the franchise will be called Apocalypse and will be released in cinemas in May 2016.
The news of the death of Nelson Mandela breaks during a royal gala screening about the life of the former South African president.
An 18-year-old is arrested after being accused of stealing part of the car Fast & Furious actor Paul Walker died in.
How the power of song helped shape South Africa
Painstaking work uncovers stunning church wall paintings
Why MJ Delaney shot her debut film in a women's toilet
Actresses Sheridan Smith and Jaime Winstone star in a new film called Powder Room which centres on the ladies loos in a nightclub.
TV cook Nigella Lawson tells a court she is "not proud" of having used drugs, on the second day of her evidence at the trial of her personal assistants.
The cultural test which determines whether a film can qualify as a British production is set to be changed to encourage more investment in the UK film industry.
An art gallery in West Yorkshire welcomes its one millionth visitor just two and a half years after opening.
Conductor Sir Simon Rattle will be returning to London with the Berlin Philharmonic for a major residency in 2015.
Colin Firth joins World War Two veterans and the widow of the man he plays at the London premiere of prisoner of war film The Railway Man
The NUJ settles legal action brought by BBC HR director Lucy Adams and apologises for falsely accusing her of a "dirty tricks" campaign against its members.
Former Saturday Night Live regular Kristen Wiig and Girls creator Lena Dunham are among the US comedy stars who will be seen in a more serious guise at next year's Sundance Film Festival.
Shakespeare Globe's 2014 season will mark the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth and the centenary of WW1 with four new plays.
Hanson, the band of brothers whose single Mmm Bop was an international hit in 1997, talk to BBC Breakfast about children, albums and inspiration
A new production of Jules Verne's Around The World in Eighty Days is to open at London's O2 Arena next year.
The band's fifth album AM is chosen by the music magazine as its album of the year.
Mel Greig, one of two Australian DJs behind a royal prank call linked to the death of a UK nurse, has resigned from the radio station which broadcast the show.