Stars pay tribute to "loveable and funny" Anne Kirkbride - during a memorial service for the Coronation Street actress at Manchester Cathedral.
Former Saved by the Bell actor Dustin Diamond is convicted of two charges after a bar fight on Christmas Day - but cleared of a more serious claim.
The cast of BBC Scotland sitcom Still Game leads tributes to actor Jake D'Arcy, who has died.
Stories about vengeful pigeons, poisoned cakes and living with a stammer are among the winners at this year's 500 Words competition.
Scottish artist Jack Vettriano announces he is giving up painting for the foreseeable future due to a recent accident.
Annie Mac, Pete Tong and Danny Howard will host live shows on the island.
Glastonbury organiser Emily Eavis says she received death threats after booking rapper Kanye West to headline the festival.
The rapper has apologised to her fans for "letting them down".
Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch has gone up for sale for $100m, according to reports.
Musician and composer Giorgio Moroder is working on a new disco-themed stage musical, he tells the BBC.
The singer and former X Factor USA judge says she was "relieved" to be diagnosed with the mental illness.
Nearly £9m is raised towards the restoration of a mansion that was inherited by the revered quizmaster Bamber Gascoigne after two auctions of its contents.
A teenager from Leeds becomes an overnight internet sensation after singing a virtual duet with Jessie J.
A public memorial service has taken place at Manchester Cathedral to commemorate the life and work of Coronation Street star Anne Kirkbride.
Dean Stalham is a writer, visual artist and former prisoner who believes the arts help prevent ex-offenders from returning to jail.
Hull is to host the Turner Prize, one of the biggest events in British art, when it is UK City of Culture in 2017.
A new documentary focusing on the radicalisation of Pakistani youth is currently on the festival circuit.
Miranda Hart and Melissa McCarthy talk to BBC Breakfast about their new film Spy, and being a woman in Hollywood.
An American artist has turned Van Gogh's The Night Cafe into an immersive virtual reality experience.
Will Gompertz is at the unveiling of the Barenboim piano in London.
Novelist Alexander McCall-Smith has won the unusual prize of a pet pig after winning the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse prize at the Hay Literary Festival.
US pop duo spill Pharrell's studio secrets
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
The cast and creators of TV comedy The Big Bang Theory create a scholarship fund for low-income science students.
A public memorial service will take place at Manchester Cathedral on Saturday to commemorate the life and work of Coronation Street star Anne Kirkbride.
The BBC Trust rejects complaints over Top Gear's Patagonia special, in which a car number plate appeared to refer to the Falklands conflict.
Comedian and 30 Rock actor Tracy Morgan settles his legal action against Walmart over the car crash which left him seriously injured and killed his friend.
U2 are mourning the death of their "irreplaceable" tour manager Dennis Sheehan who has died of a suspected cardiac arrest.