Department for Culture Media and Sport
The world-famous zebra crossing near the Abbey Road Studios in London has been listed Grade II by John Penrose, Minister for Tourism and Heritage.
Local school children join PM for milestone moment on 2012 day.
London 2012 brings sporting, economic and social benefits to UK.
Lead non-executive brings business and sector skills as part of Government-wide initiative.
Bill Matthews has been appointed the BBC Trust Member for Scotland, Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced today.
Thomas Hardy typescripts, a Welsh landscape by William Dyce and the archives of political radical Thomas Walker are among treasures saved from export in the last year for UK public collections.
Spoliation Advisory Panel rules that German banker sold Rubens to pay debts and not because of Nazi persecution.
Nicholas Shott's report into the conditions necessary for financially viable local TV stations has been published today.
Ed Vaizey's answers to your questions.
Kick It Out, football's body for equality and inclusion publish their annual report with representation and vigilance as the focus.
First purpose built 2012 venue open for community use ahead of the Games.
Safeguards are protecting the places people play sport.
UK Sport announces £2.6million increase for success in 2012.
An £80 million fund is at the heart of a new Government drive to boost private giving to arts organisations and create a new generation of philanthropists, Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced today.
John Walter Jones has written to Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt to confirm his decision to retire as Chair of the S4C Authority.
First group of commissions unveiled.
New policy direction will see funding focussed on projects that benefit people and local communities.
Plans announced for a 'digital hub' in every community to boost economy.
Russia to host competition.
UK City of Culture 2013 attracts top art prize as recruitment opens for Director and Board.
A competition to create a new city to mark HM The Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012 was launched today.
Independent panel will meet today for the first time to start selecting the new UK tentative list of sites bidding to be awarded World Heritage status.
England bid team gets ready for final presentation
Plans to create a more sustainable future for the British film industry were announced today by Minister for Culture and the Creative Industries Ed Vaizey.
Young musicians and producers benefit from new facilities.
Giving people the chance to rise to the 2012 challenge, try something new and raise millions for charity.
A 16th Century toy coach, a Bronze Age gold bracelet and a hoard of 50,000 Roman coins are among the precious finds detailed in the 2008 Treasure Annual Report, published this week.
Five honourees given medals at special ceremony.
At the launch of the 2008 Treasure Annual Report, Culture Minister Ed Vaizey announces the transfer of responsibility for museums and library development.
England 2018 delegation present to Asian Football Confederation
Your favourite photo of your favourite Royal Park.
Games remain on time and within budget.
£135m lottery initiative meets Singapore promise to inspire a new generation to play sport.
Gallery funded by Lord Ashcroft tells a story of leadership, sacrifice and endurance in extreme situations.
Hugh Robertson sees behind-the-scenes preparations for Olympics and Paralympics.
Government will detail plans to boost arts philanthropy before end of this year.
Still on time, still within budget as operational phase comes into focus.
DCMS business plan sets out how we will boost economic growth, equip the country for future success and transform the way we deliver culture, media, sport and tourism.
Last chance to keep British Ambassador's wine cistern in the UK.
Channel 4 search for new disabled on-screen talent.
Temporary export bar on David and the Return of the Ark of the Covenant.
Ed Vaizey supports London Games Festival.
Olympic Park to offer high-tech business development.
Creative bursaries scheme launched today.
Ed Vaizey places a temporary export bar on Modern Rome – Campo Vaccino.
VisitBritain and Samsung partnership aims to increase visitors to the UK.
Groundbreaking film agreements cross international boundaries and political divides.
John Penrose announces consultation to aid struggling amusement arcades and bingo halls.
Youngsters given the chance to make their mark on Jubilee Celebrations.
Parties involved fail to reach agreement ahead of settlement deadline.
FA Tesco Skills ambassador marks expansion of football skills training programme for young people.
Battle of Britain 70th anniversary.
Ancient Egyptian exhibition at the British Museum.
Four rural areas have been selected to pilot superfast broadband.
Tate's new collaborative initiative for the visual arts
Sporting and cultural core protected for the long term despite DCMS budget cut by 25 per cent. Money focused on the front line.
Nationally important centre is listed alongside 20th century Lodge at Birmingham University.
Encouraging millions more internet users in the UK by 2012.
Returning to original good causes will boost income by £150 million.
Wide range of prices announced for Olympic events.
Nineteen public bodies to be abolished or reformed.
The best of world cinema brought to London audiences.
XIX Commonwealth Games draws to a close.
Hugh Robertson launches three year partnership.
New 50 pence coins to commemorate the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games have been launched.
David Cameron says hosting World Cup in 2018 would be an honour.
Put your questions to the Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries.
Online diary to showcase cultural events during 2012
DCMS data on spend above £500 now available.
Grant scheme to be revised in line with Government efficiency savings.
20 year vision for the future of the Olympic Park.
Ed Vaizey sets out the future policy direction for museums.
National competition will revolutionize school sport.
Jeremy Hunt details his plans for decentralised TV services
A shared vision for the future
All children should be given the chance to learn an instrument.
Elite athletes start training in facilities replicating the conditions of London 2012
The National Audit Office (NAO) is to have full access to BBC accounts for the first time.
First ever display in a public gallery
Value of Fashion Report demonstrates value of sector
Community leaders share their vision for the region's future beyond 2012.
The cost of the TV licence fee will not increase next April.
Ed Vaizey launches robot writers in Trafalgar Square to kick off Design Festival
Ed Vaizey meets key figures from the UK film industry.
A 12th Century manuscript will be returned to the city of Benevento, Italy.
Next steps announced.
Anyone can now volunteer to be a part of the London 2012 Games.
Listeners must lead the way to radio switchover.
Former competitors join hall of fame.
Prime Minister and Hugh Robertson join torch relay.
Jeremy Hunt's Media Festival Arts speech.
Heritage Opens Days 9-12 September.
Hugh Robertson has appointed six new members.
School-age Olympics begins in the North East.
Countdown to Paralympic Games begins.
Success for Britain at Singapore 2010
The Second Annual Report of the London 2012 Equality and Diversity Forum has been published.
Nick Clegg tells FIFA that the Government is 100 per cent behind England's bid to host the 2018 World Cup.
Hugh Robertson welcomes Arsenal's proposed Fanshare scheme.
Ed Vaizey announces first ten areas taking part.
The Prime Minister has pledged to make Britain one of the top five tourist destinations in the world.
High-speed broadband no longer just a pipedream for residents of Birch Green.
John Penrose announces latest batch of listing decisions.
UNESCO says further assessment for World Heritage nomination needed.
Culture Minister Ed Vaizey will be trialling a new express surgery this morning.
We respond to your comments on the Programme for Government.
Olympic Route Network published
A new agreement to boost cultural activity between the UK and India was signed today.
Secretary of State Jeremy Hunt accompanies Prime Minister on India visit
Jeremy Hunt sees sports charity Magic Bus in action in India.
Jeremy Hunt and Kelly Holmes meet organising committee
Today marks exactly two years to go until the opening ceremony of London 2012.
A number of our public bodies are set to be merged, abolished or streamlined.
Sports Minister wants 'bonfire of costly bureaucracy' to help increase participation.
Striking new photographic portraits of athletes, politicians and engineers unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery in London.
Museums, galleries and other cultural institutions could enjoy a more stable financial future if endowments are more widely used.
The list of free-to-air sports events will not be reviewed until the end of Digital Switchover.
Yesterday Hugh Robertson visited Yorkshire on his first regional visit outside London.
Millions lying dormant in betting accounts could be used to improve public sports facilities and clubs.
Hugh Robertson calls for more funding from broadcast deals to filter down to grassroots
The Prime Minister announced on 20 July that responsibility for the Licensing Act 2003, except for regulated entertainment, is being transferred to the Home Office.
Still on time, still within budget.
Derry/Londonderry is celebrating tonight as it becomes the UK's first ever city of culture.
New plans for the 2012 Olympics, superfast broadband and competitive school sport were unveiled today.
The first retrospective exhibition devoted to street photography pioneer Camille Silvy (1834-1910) opens at the National Portrait Gallery in London today.
A free exhibition of one of the early 20th century's most distinctive British painters opens at the National Gallery in London today.
Broadband providers will be given a call to action by Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt tomorrow.
Government is committed to digital switchover for radio, but listeners will decide when it will happen.
The list of applications for the UK's new Tentative List of sites for World Heritage status has been published.
Help us restore and defend your freedom.
Ed Vaizey, the Culture Minister, today moved to secure a place for libraries at the heart of the Big Society.
A new Olympic and Paralympic-style sports competition for young people across England was announced today.
The shortlist recognises 22 outstanding buildings across the country.
Savings of around £73 million have been made as part of our contribution to reducing the fiscal deficit.
Academy Award winner and British filmmaker Danny Boyle has been appointed to direct the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games.
£12 million restoration unveiled.
Jeremy Hunt sets out plans to create tourism legacy from Olympic Games and Diamond Jubilee, and pledges to boost domestic market share.
The Minister for Sport and the Olympics will today fly out to South Africa for England's World Cup debut match against the USA.
The archive of J G Ballard, one of the most visionary British writers of the twentieth century, has been acquired by the nation.
Hugh Robertson sets out his plans to reform sport and deliver a lasting legacy from the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Exhibition of British Comic Art at Tate Britain, 9 June – 5 September
New plans to bring superfast broadband to rural areas announced.
New plans to ensure a vibrant local media market in the future announced.
The Government's Culture, Olympics, media and sport programme is online and commentable.
A report commissioned by the UK Film Council states that the UK film industry contributes over £4.5 billion a year to UK GDP and more than £1.2 billion to the Exchequer.
Hugh Robertson attends the launch of Lloyds TSB National School Sport Week.
Exhibition at National Rail Museum in York celebrates the 175th anniversary of the founding of the GWR.
New Tate Modern exhibition examines 'Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera'.
Latest report shows that the programme remains on time and within budget.
Minister helps launch new challenge fund to stimulate philanthropy for culture.
World Heritage for the Nation: information for applicants for the new UK tentative list
On Friday, Jeremy Hunt visited Watts Gallery to complete the topping out ceremony as part of its restoration.
We will contribute £61 million from our budget towards reducing the Government deficit, plus savings of £27 million from the Olympics budget.
Roles and responsibilities for new ministers at the DCMS have been confirmed.
Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport, has given his first keynote speech.
The new Minister for Sport and the Olympics, Hugh Robertson MP, sets out his priorities.
John Penrose, Hugh Robertson and Ed Vaizey comprise the new ministerial team.
Sport and Olympics Minister Hugh Robertson believes Lord Triesman's resignation will not derail bid.
David Beckham has delivered the bid book which we hope will help persuade Fifa to hold the 2018 World Cup in England.
Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP has been appointed Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport.
Take a moonlight tour of the Government Art Collection's building