Nobody owns Happy Birthday song, says judge
Until this week, the most-used song on the planet was earning Warner Music about £1.3m a year. Now a court challenge has been won to make the song free to use. Will this help music?
New Harry Potter play to hit London
Next summer, a new Harry Potter story will be told for the first time in a theatre in London. What made the world fall in love with the books about the young wizard?
Who were the Vikings?
Viking fever is everywhere, as exhibitions and TV programmes explore these ancient raiders and sea-farers. Were they savage plunderers like pirates or deeply...
Paddington Bear brought to life for new audience
The lovable, bumbling bear from Peru has had a makeover for a new film. It is one of many recent remakes of children’s classics, but will it spoil the original?
Pop stars unite for Band Aid 30 charity song
Some of today’s biggest pop acts, including One Direction and Ed Sheeran, joined together to sing a song to raise money for charity. Has it make the world a better place?
Critics divided over Sainsbury’s WW1 advert
Millions of people have watched Sainsbury’s Christmas advert about the 1914 Christmas truce during the First World War. But should a supermarket really be using a war to sell turkeys?