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Creative Industries now worth £8.8 million an hour to UK economy

The UK’s Creative Industries, which includes the film, television and music industries, are now worth £76.9 billion per year to the UK economy, according to new figures.

BBC to bring Africa Cup of Nations to global audiences

BBC to bring Africa Cup of Nations to global audiences

The BBC will bring extensive coverage of the 30th Africa Cup of Nations staged in Equatorial Guinea in February. Comprehensive coverage on radio, TV, online and mobile will also feature specially commissioned reports on key players, teams and matches.

Detox while you retox at Simmons Fitzrovia

Detox while you retox at Simmons Fitzrovia

Ring in the New Year at Simmons Fitzrovia on a happy, healthy note with these refreshing, light and yummy low calorie cocktails which are better for the waistline while still helping you to face 2015 with vim and vigor.

London Super Comic Convention

London Super Comic Convention

London Super Comic Convention, the UK’s largest and most exciting comic event, confirms a host of top comic artists and cosplayers for the 2015 bill, including Ed McGuinness, Dexter Vines and David Mack.

He may be ‘always on our mind’ - but Prince trumps the King

One of the biggest icons of the 20th century, Elvis, forever known as The King, would have turned 80 on Thursday 8th January.

Iceland takes another starring role in hotly anticipated TV drama Fortitude

Iceland takes another starring role in hotly anticipated TV drama Fortitude

Iceland will join an award winning cast including Michael Gambon (Harry Potter, The King's Speech), Stanley Tucci (The Lovely Bones, The Hunger Games) and Christopher Eccleston (Thor: The Dark World, Lucan) in Sky Atlantic's most ambitious drama to date, Fortitude.

Dispatches research reveals pension truth

Dispatches research reveals pension truth

In the greatest change to the pensions industry in a generation, from April those over 55 will have complete freedom to take as much as they want from their private pensions plans.

BBC One’s The People’s Strictly for Comic Relief confirms contestants

BBC One’s The People’s Strictly for Comic Relief confirms contestants

Six inspirational but everyday heroes and heroines have been confirmed to take part in BBC One’s The People’s Strictly for Comic Relief and fulfil every Strictly fan’s dream.

Gemma Atkinson joins Emmerdale as Carly Hope

Gemma Atkinson joins Emmerdale as Carly Hope

Gemma Atkinson is soon to arrive in the village as Bob Hope’s estranged daughter, Carly Hope.

Sony announces new ways to enjoy music around the home

At CES 2015 Sony is introducing a range of innovative technologies for breathtakingly pure, satisfying audio listening around the home – it’s a whole world of new music experiences.

Sir Tom Jones, will.i.am and Ricky Wilson return to welcome pop superstar Rita Ora

Sir Tom Jones, will.i.am and Ricky Wilson return to welcome pop superstar Rita Ora

One of the country’s biggest entertainment series - The Voice UK - is back. Superstar coaches will.i.am, Sir Tom Jones and Ricky Wilson return to welcome international pop superstar Rita Ora to the famous spinning chair panel.

BBC One wins top five most popular shows on Christmas Day 2014

BBC One wins top five most popular shows on Christmas Day 2014

BBC One kept tradition by coming out on top on Christmas Day with the top five most popular programmes across drama, comedy and entertainment including Mrs Brown’s Boys, EastEnders, Strictly Come Dancing, Call the Midwife and Miranda.

Staying in is the new going out this NYE

Researchers have found a massive 86 per cent of Brits intend to stay in this NYE, with 43 per cent favouring a night in with their family, and a third choosing take away over town.

Channel 5 explores one of Scotland’s great beauties in brand new series Loch Lomond: A Year in the Wild

Channel 5 has announced a brand new nature series Loch Lomond: A Year in the Wild. A co-production between Natural History specialists Tigress Productions and GroupM Entertainment, they spent a year in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, filming the impact of the changing seasons on a diverse array of some of Britain’s most fascinating species – including Osprey, Red Deer, Atlantic Salmon, Golden Eagle, Red Squirrel, Otters , Beaver and Pine Marten.

Mr Selfridge series three coming soon to ITV

Mr Selfridge series three coming soon to ITV

Zoë Wanamaker, Kara Tointon, Hannah Tointon and Leon Ockenden to star alongside lead actor Jeremy Piven in the new series of Mr Selfridge.