Pop star Prince signs a major deal with Warner Bros Records, the label he famously fell out with nearly 20 years ago.
Former BBC presenter Derek Cooper, who founded Radio 4's The Food Programme and presented a number of other shows, dies, aged 88.
Colombia announces its own ceremony to honour author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who was cremated in Mexico, where he lived for more than 30 years.
The singer agrees a deal with ex-accountants who "cost her millions".
Vertigo actress Kim Novak says she felt bullied after people attacked her looks at this year's Oscars.
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.
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.
BBC News presenter George Alagiah is diagnosed with bowel cancer and will take a break from broadcasting while he receives treatment.
Veteran British directors Mike Leigh and Ken Loach see their new films selected for competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
Three artists are shortlisted for the BP Portrait Award 2014, for work featuring a homeless man, a reluctant mother and a mature fashionista.
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.
The Kelpies, a massive new art installation overlooking the M9 near Falkirk, are lit up as part of a pyrotechnic launch event.
A "zoo" of 20ft (6m) high graffiti animals appears on the walls of an abandoned nursing home in Wiltshire.
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.
Artists' brains are structurally different to non-artists in areas relating to fine motor movements and visual imagery, a study finds.
An exhibition of the 1,300-year-old Lindisfarne Gospels in Durham is named best event at a ceremony celebrating culture in the north-east of England.
The album from Disney's animated film becomes one of only 11 albums to have topped the US chart for 10 weeks or longer.
British horror film The Quiet Ones is the highest new entry at the UK box office in a week dominated by older releases.
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.
Rock star Paul Weller wins £10,000 for his children after their pictures were "plastered" on the Mail Online.
Cassette tapes have a "novelty value", with 10% of 18 to 24-year-olds buying one in the last month, according to new research.
Music at a UB40 concert was so loud it was "altering heart rhythms" and caused a fan's ear to bleed, it is claimed.
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.
Channel 4 ramps up its arts coverage after a £3m boost from Arts Council England, including a new TV series showcasing young artists and film-makers.
World Record Store Day is marked on Saturday and BBC Breakfast looks at why so many people still enjoy the old fashioned platform.
The Banksy painting which was controversially removed from a wall in Bristol has gone back on display.
The North East town of South Shields is commemorating the Passion of Christ on Good Friday in a different way.
Film critic Anna Smith reviews the week's new film releases, including comedy The Love Punch, character driven drama, Locke, and We Are The Best!, a witty drama about a punk band in the 1980s.