Scottish singer-songwriter Paolo Nutini tops the charts with Caustic Love, which becomes the fastest-selling album of the year.
Comedian Miranda Hart is in "early talks" with the BBC about a revival of game show The Generation Game.
Ian McIntyre, a former controller of both BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio 4, has died aged 82.
Samuel L Jackson, Bruce Dern and Michael Madsen join Quentin Tarantino for a live reading of a leaked, unproduced film script.
Jack White records and cuts a single in four hours, and claims a world record has been broken.
A prequel to Oscar-winning martial arts film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon will begin filming later this year.
Newsreader George Alagiah says he has been "strengthened" by people's messages after revealing he has bowel cancer.
This year's Oxegen music festival, one of the largest in Ireland, will not take place this year,
Singer Katherine Jenkins is to marry American film director and artist Andrew Levitas, it is announced.
A new version of a "shocking play" by Leicester writer Joe Orton is published to include previously unseen material.
Former BBC presenter Derek Cooper, who founded Radio 4's The Food Programme and presented a number of other shows, dies, aged 88.
Pop star Prince signs a major deal with Warner Bros Records, the label he famously fell out with nearly 20 years ago.
Colombia announces its own ceremony to honour author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who was cremated in Mexico, where he lived for more than 30 years.
A portrait of the Queen by celebrated British photographer David Bailey is released to mark the monarch's 88th birthday.
The Kelpies, a massive new art installation overlooking the M9 near Falkirk, are lit up as part of a pyrotechnic launch event.
Organisers of the Hay Festival of literature say they are "incredibly lucky" to welcome big names such as Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher as part of the line-up for this years event.
Three artists are shortlisted for the BP Portrait Award 2014, for work featuring a homeless man, a reluctant mother and a mature fashionista.
The final nine paintings made by one of India's most famous artists, MF Husain, will be shown in public for the first time this summer at London's V&A.
Vertigo actress Kim Novak says she felt bullied after people attacked her looks at this year's Oscars.
Veteran British directors Mike Leigh and Ken Loach see their new films selected for competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
The album from Disney's animated film becomes one of only 11 albums to have topped the US chart for 10 weeks or longer.
The singer agrees a deal with ex-accountants who "cost her millions".
AC/DC confirm they will continue making music, following news guitarist and founder member Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band due to ill health.
Around 275,000 people have signed a petition calling for the singer to be removed from the US.
Peaches Geldof's funeral is to be held on Easter Monday at the church where she was married and her mother's funeral held, her family says.
Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis is charged with one count of indecent assault under Operation Yewtree, Scotland Yard says.
The producers of Channel 4 documentary series Benefits Street have confirmed they are working on a follow-up with the working title Immigration Street.
World Record Store Day is marked on Saturday and BBC Breakfast looks at why so many people still enjoy the old fashioned platform.
Spencer Kelly tests out Mogees- a device linked to your smartphone which turns objects into musical instruments.
The Banksy painting which was controversially removed from a wall in Bristol has gone back on display.