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Donna Tartt wins fiction Pulitzer

Author Donna Tartt is awarded this year's Pulitzer Prize for fiction, for her critically acclaimed third novel The Goldfinch.

War Horse musicians lose legal bid

Five musicians take action against the National Theatre after being stripped of their roles in the West End production of War Horse.

BBC Three controller leaves for Sky

Zai Bennett, the controller of BBC Three, announces he is to move to Sky Atlantic, just weeks after the BBC announced the channel would be scrapped.

Hobbit star Armitage set for Old Vic

Richard Armitage, one the stars of The Hobbit films, is to lead the cast in a new production of Arthur Miller's The Crucible at the Old Vic.

BBC Trust to examine star salaries

The BBC Trust is to conduct a review of presenter and performer pay - the first in five years.

EastEnders actress Dore dies at 92

Actress Edna Dore, who was best known for her role as battleaxe Mo Butcher in EastEnders, has died aged 92.

Brit horror highest new film entry

British horror film The Quiet Ones is the highest new entry at the UK box office in a week dominated by older releases.

Barenboim heads up RPS nominations

Conductor Daniel Barenboim, composer Peter Maxwell Davies and mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato are among the nominees for this year's Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards.

Flavor Flav admits attempted battery

Public Enemy rapper Flavor Flav pleads guilty to attempted battery after pulling a knife on the teenage son of his girlfriend during an argument.

Jackson mother must pay AEG's costs

Michael Jackson's mother is ordered by a US court to pay more than $800,000 (£480,000) in trial costs to concert promoter AEG Live.

Relative Values divides critics

Sir Trevor Nunn's revival of the Noel Coward play Relative Values, starring Patricia Hodge, Caroline Quentin and Rory Bremner divides critics on its opening night.

New Banksy art removed with crowbar

New street art by "guerrilla artist" Banksy is removed within hours of appearing in Bristol.

Breaking Bad star wins fan prom date

Actor Bryan Cranston helps a teenage Breaking Bad fan secure a date to his prom, by filming a special proposal in character as Walter White.

'Monkey Christ' woman in music video

An elderly Spanish woman who botched a fresco restoration appears in the video for a song she inspired.

Nazi memorabilia auction cancelled

A Paris auction house cancels the sale of objects that belonged to Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering after objection from Jewish groups.

Matisse exhibition hailed by critics

Critics laud one of the largest collections of Henri Matisse's "cut-out" artworks ever assembled for an exhibition opening at Tate Modern.

Mixed reviews for Strictly musical

Critics say Baz Luhrmann's stage musical has failed to live up to the magic of his 1992 film, with the Sydney Morning Herald saying it "sparkles but falls short".

Hunger Games leads MTV Movie Awards

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire takes the prize for best film at the MTV Movie Awards, as well as female performance and best male for Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson.

Captain America rules US box office

Captain America: The Winter Soldier stays top of the US box office, holding off competition from new release, Rio 2.

Thompson bemoans 'grey pound' films

Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson says it's "a mistake" to make films targeting older people and the 'grey pound'.

Kaiser Chiefs retain album top spot

Kaiser Chiefs are not to be budged from the top spot on this week's album chart, holding on to the number one position with their latest release.

Singer Lopez honoured at gay awards

Singer Jennifer Lopez is honoured at an awards event celebrating the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community's presence in the media.

CBB star facing driving charge

Singer Lee Ryan is arrested in London over alleged driving, drug and criminal damage claims.

Ultimate Warrior cause of death confirmed

The wrestler died at his Arizona hotel on 8 April, days after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame.

Forsyth explains Strictly decision

Sir Bruce Forsyth says criticism over his age was a factor in his decision to step down from Strictly Come Dancing.

Jeremy Kyle Show breaks Ofcom rules

The Jeremy Kyle Show is found in breach of Ofcom rules for failing to inform viewers about the care and safety of a teenage participant.

VIDEO: Anti-graffiti CCTV captures Banksy

A security camera has revealed footage of the artist Banksy and an accomplice at work in Bristol in the early hours of Sunday morning

VIDEO: Lord Tebbit turns children's writer

Lord Tebbit, the former Tory minister and party chairman turns his hand to writing a children's novel, the central character being a 14-year-old boy left paralysed after a car crash.

VIDEO: Michael Morpurgo: How to mark WW1

War Horse author Michael Morpurgo on how to mark the centenary of the start of World War One.

VIDEO: New rivals for One Direction

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