The full two-minute John Lewis ad features the whimsical story of a young girl named Lily as she strikes up a connection with an elderly man living alone on the moon. Photograph: PA

John Lewis has partnered with Age UK for its Christmas ad - fondly regarded as the pinnacle of festive retail - with a reminder to consumers to con(...)

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Image of the week: Passion and politics It probably wasn’t the most interesting conversation he has had lately, but for UK prime minister David(...)

The music publishing company that has been collecting royalties on the song Happy Birthday To You for years does not hold a valid copyright on the lyrics to the tune that is one of the mostly widely sung in the world, a federal judge has ruled. Photograph: Ben Curtis/AP

A US judge has ruled that Warner/Chappell Music does not own a valid copyright to one of the world’s most recognisable songs, Happy Birthday to You, (...)

Lego, the Danish toymaker, said first-half sales rose 23 per cent, helped by growth in Asia. Revenue increased to 14.1 billion kroner (€1.88 billion).(...)

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 (...)

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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. (...)