A prop used on the set of Harry Potter at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, at Leavesden Studios in Watford, England. Photograph: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

Our first trip away in a long, long time was in fact little more than a weekend city break to London and the Warner Bros Harry Potter Tour. Just my(...)

Actor Peter Dinklage in a scene from HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’: the HBO network helped increase Time Warner’s revenue. Photograph: Helen Sloan/HBO via AP

Time Warner’s quarterly profit blew past analysts’ estimates, helped by a deal with video-streaming service Hulu and the release of Batman: Arkham Kni(...)

The Sky logo sits on a sign outside British Sky ’s headquarters in Isleworth. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Sky’s UK operation and six major Hollywood movie studios including 20th Century Fox and Warner Brothers have been accused by the European Union of ill(...)

Anybody who thinks he or she knows about cinema thinks he or she knows about Orson Welles. At the time of his death in 1985 it was fashionable to a(...)

 Taylor Swift performs live on stage. Photograph: Sascha Steinbach/Getty Images

In an age of depressed record sales, her albums sell by the millions. Her tours fill arenas around the world. And a complimentary tweet to her nearly (...)

A photo of Randy Howard (right) shared by Hank Williams III with the caption “RIP Randy Howard”. Photograph: www.facebook.com/hank3

A country music singer wanted on a drink driving charge has been shot dead by a bounty hunter in a gunfight at the musician’s home, authorities said. (...)

Australian soccer chief Frank Lowy has said his nation  was guilty only of being naive in campaigning for a vote he described as effectively pre-determined. Photograph: Getty

Australia’s bid for the 2022 World Cup never stood a chance because their officials had not understood that votes were secured in back rooms accordin(...)

Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner hold a copy of a check while he speaks at a political rally in Marabella, Trinidad and Tobago. Warner made a televised address Wednesday night, saying he will prove a link between soccer’s governing body and his nation’s elections in 2010. Warner said he has documents and checks that link FIFA officials to the election. Photograph: Anthony Harris/AP 2:45

A former Fifa boss has admitted bribes were paid to senior officials to vote for the 2010 and 1998 World Cups, as a former vice-president of footba(...)

A photograph  of  May 29th, 2015 shows Fifa president Sepp Blatter gesturing during the association’s congress in Zurich, Switzerland. Blatter was re-elected to his Fifa position  that day despite international pressure to step down.  Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

Here is a timeline of the scandal that has engulfed Fifa in recent years. December 2010 Russia is awarded the 2018 World Cup and Qata(...)

At the top of the Irish list are Hilary and Alannah Weston (above), the Dublin-born mother and daughter from the family which controls Brown Thomas and Penneys in Ireland and Selfridges and Primark in the UK. The family is valued at some €15 billion. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The richest 250 people in Ireland are worth a combined €75.03 billion and have seen their wealth increase by 15.9 per cent in the last year, according(...)