Pledges made to address the lack of diversity in the organisation behind the Oscars are welcomed by Don Cheadle, Matt Damon and others.
A sculpture of poet Lord Byron and his wife Annabella is unveiled in Seaham.
Could method writing catch on for authors as method acting has for movie stars?
The award-winning film where the star only has nine lines
A forthcoming Francis Bacon exhibition aims to make visitors think differently about the artist's "bleak and depressing" output.
Bill Cosby wins a legal case against a woman trying to sue him for defaming her when he denied her allegations of sexual assault.
The American Pie singer claims his arrest on a charge of domestic violence was prompted by “the very painful breakdown” of his long marriage.
Sculptures by Antony Gormley and Barbara Hepworth are among pieces of post-war public art to be given Grade II protected status by the government.
Bob Geldof has switched from rock star to tech entrepreneur.
Will Smith confirms he will not be attending the Oscars next month, as he weighs in on the row over the lack of representation among this year's nominees.
A musical comedy based on the life of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is to be staged in London later this year.