French director Jacques Audiard's film, Dheepan, wins the top prize at Cannes, the Palme d'Or.
Swedish singer Mans Zelmerlow triumphs at this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, beating Russia's Polina Gagarina.
Foo Fighters and Taylor Swift close the final day of Radio 1's Big Weekend at Earlham Park in Norwich.
Terry Sue-Patt, who played Benny Green in the children's TV series Grange Hill, is found dead in east London.
A bride who booked a Gary Barlow lookalike for her wedding gets a shock as the real Take That star turns up to sing.
A US cable network pulls a long running reality TV show over allegations of sexual abuse by one of its members.
Dave Grohl, Ricky Gervais and Chris Martin pay tribute to DJ Fearne Cotton as she broadcasts her final show on Radio 1.
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's native garden and studio are recreated at the New York Botanical Garden.
A Max Liebermann painting from the collection of the late art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt is to go up for auction next month.
After a 33-year career, The Tonight Show host David Letterman's goodbye attracts more than 13 million viewers
The Rolling Stones play a surprise gig in Los Angeles during which they perform the entire Sticky Fingers album.
Increasing numbers of UK schoolchildren are choosing to read in their spare time, with six in 10 having a favourite work of fiction, research suggests.
A new exhibition in Coventry has been opened to explore children's television produced in the UK over the last 70 years.
Stephen Fry and Jude Law are among the notable visitors to this year's Hay Festival, which in taking place in the Powys border town.
Attika Choudhary goes to Cannes to see what films Pakistan has to offer.
This week on what would have been Joseph Brodsky's 75th birthday, a memorial museum dedicated to him, A Room and a Half, opened in St Petersburg.
Swedish singer Mans Zelmerlow has triumphed at this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, beating Russia's Polina Gagarina.
One of London's leading music photographers is now using his lens to tackle extremism.
Take That star Gary Barlow has made his final surprise appearance to sing at the wedding of a fan in Liverpool.
Street artist Cacao Rocks explains what the increasing graffiti in the Greek capital tells us about the political climate in the country.
The Grange Hill character who reflected a changing UK
Michael Fassbender tackles Macbeth on screen
The writer who links The Vagina Monologues and Mad Max
Singer Laura Doggett's frustration with modern pop lyrics
Hugh Laurie challenges Hollywood's 'scary' view of the future
Cate Blanchett on her new film Carol
McQueen's life in in the fast lane on film
A new exhibition of portraits at the National Portrait Galley in Washington explores the changing nature of celebrity - and who is looking at whom.
The second day of Radio 1's Big Weekend in Norwich starts with showers but hasn't put off any of the 25,000 fans at Earlham Park.
David Letterman signs off