Bonnie Tyler reflects on taking the UK to 19th place out of 26 countries at the Eurovision Song Contest, which was won by Denmark's Emmelie de Forest.
A guitar played by John Lennon and George Harrison of the Beatles in 1967 fetches $408,000 (£269,000) at auction in New York.
Coronation Street leads the honours as it does battle with Hollyoaks, Emmerdale and EastEnders at the British Soap Awards.
Rod Stewart scores his first UK number one album for 34 years, going straight to the top with his LP, Time.
A blue plaque in tribute to comedy double act Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise is unveiled at Teddington Studios.
Singer George Michael is airlifted to hospital with a head injury following a crash on the M1.
More than $1m (£650,000) worth of Chopard jewels, to be worn by stars for the Cannes film festival, are stolen from a hotel room in the city.
The creator of children's TV show Button Moon wins a copyright claim over unauthorised T-shirts and mugs.
The Young Vic's critically acclaimed and award-winning production of A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen is to transfer to the West End in August.
Actor Paul Shane, famous for starring in the 1980s BBC sitcom Hi-de-Hi!, has died at the age of 72, his agent confirms.
US singer-songwriter Bob Dylan is made an honorary member of the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Broadcasting watchdog Ofcom is proposing a time delay to live programmes in order to improve the quality of subtitles.
The Official Charts Company has revealed the most streamed song of the last twelve months
A collection of masterpieces once owned by Britain's first prime minister returns after 234 years for an exhibition in Norfolk.
Why the Coen brothers are being tipped for the Palme d'Or - plus more updates from the French Riviera
Welcome to Rosie Hopkins' Sweetshop of Dreams by Scottish 'chick-lit' author Jenny Colgan is named Romantic Novel of the Year.
The Orwell Book Prize for political writing is won by AT Williams for his book on Baha Mousa, while Marie Colvin is honoured with a posthumous award.
A contemporary art sale at Christie's in New York makes $495 million (£325m), the highest total in auction history.
British director Peter Greenaway is returning to the UK to film an adaptation of Thomas Mann's Death in Venice, according to reports.
US director Sofia Coppola shrugs off criticism from the criminal gang depicted in her latest film, The Bling Ring, as it screens at the Cannes Film Festival.
Plans for the £200m expansion of film company Pinewood Studios, seen as vital for the British movie industry, are turned down.
Scottish singer-songwriter Emeli Sande scoops two prizes at the Ivor Novello awards for songwriting and composing.
The PRS for Music Foundation and the Arts Council England announce a new grant to help new acts.
Radio 1 breakfast DJ Nick Grimshaw has lost nearly a million listeners since taking over from Chris Moyles, Rajar audience figures show.
Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell pleads not guilty to 19 sexual offences against a child.
Find out who won the 12th series of the US show as Randy Jackson leaves his judging role.
A new report finds that less than six per cent of TV presenters in the UK aged over 50 are women.
Governments have long used newspapers, posters and leaflets to try and influence what people think, but a new exhibition is showing that there could be much more to it.
A memorial plaque dedicated to Morecambe & Wise is unveiled at Teddington Studios
Sir Jonathan Miller talks about his new play on the Andrew Marr Show