Actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham, who had colon cancer, has died aged 66, her agent confirms.
Former BBC Radio 1 host Mike Read defends a song he has written in support of UKIP after he is accused of racism on social media.
Dominican-born US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies Jackie Kennedy and Hillary Clinton, has died aged 82, US media report.
Celebrated Swiss photographer Rene Burri who took pictures of the likes of Che Guevara and Pablo Picasso for the Magnum agency dies aged 81.
The husband of singer and X Factor judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini accepts substantial privacy damages over a "very upsetting" magazine article.
BBC Radio 1 broke broadcasting guidelines when Lily Allen and Ed Sheeran swore on air during the Big Weekend festival, watchdog Ofcom says.
Reggae singer John Holt, who was famed for writing and singing the original version of Blondie's hit The Tide is High, dies aged 67.
A fire alarm forces TV presenter Lorraine Kelly to evacuate the studio during her live ITV show.
Google announces changes to its search engine in an attempt to curb online piracy.
Brad Pitt says he hopes his new film Fury recognised the trauma suffered by soldiers in World War Two as it closes this year's BFI London Film Festival.
Actor Sir Donald Sinden is honoured posthumously at the UK Theatre Awards with an accolade named after fellow actor knight Sir John Gielgud.
A customised motorcycle said to have featured in 1969 film Easy Rider is auctioned for $1.35m (£838,821), despite claims it is not authentic.
The transfer of the BBC's Light Entertainment Department to Bangor during World War Two is being celebrated in a new stage play.
A fan has told Newsbeat how he snuck into the singer's gig in Sydney after finding a cleaner's storeroom had been left open.
A huge inflatable sculpture, apparently inspired by the shape of a sex toy and a Christmas tree, is sabotaged days after it was erected in Paris.
London's Design Museum will establish a free permanent collection from 2016, following its relocation to new premises in the Kensington area.
Liverpool's newly rebuilt Everyman Theatre wins this year's Riba Stirling Prize for architecture.
British director Stephen Frears is honoured with a British Film Institute (BFI) fellowship at this year's London Film Festival.
British director Michael Winterbottom tells the BBC he is working with comic Russell Brand on a documentary about the recent economic crash.
A family spokeswoman confirms that a body found in a ravine near Seattle is 32-year-old Frozen River actress Misty Upham.
The Ulster Orchestra will be forced to close by the end of the year unless it receives £500,000 in emergency funding, its chairman warns.
Bono says the decision to add U2's new album to all iTunes users' music libraries arose from a mixture of megalomania, generosity, self-promotion and fear.
Jack White cancels his remaining tour dates in Mexico after the keyboard player in his backing band, Isaiah "Ikey" Owens, dies aged 38.
BBC Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson says he will have points on his licence for the first time in 30 years after he was caught speeding.
Comedian Joan Rivers died of brain damage from low blood oxygen, the New York medical examiner's office rules.
Comedian David Walliams accepts undisclosed damages from News Group Newspapers over phone-hacking claims.
A Star Wars sci-fi convention has been set up for people with disabilities. Feel the Force Day was set up so that as many people as possible could access and experience Star Wars
US fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed former first ladies Jackie Kennedy and Hillary Clinton, has died aged 82, US media report.
The London Film Festival closed on Sunday evening with a screening of Brad Pitt's new film Fury. Thousands of fans flocked to Leicester square to catch a glimpse of the Hollywood hero
Writer and broadcaster Clive James talks about his new volume of essays and how poetry helps him deal with his terminal cancer.