The chief constable of South Yorkshire says the BBC put his force in "a very difficult position" over a planned search of Sir Cliff Richard's home.
The FBI looks into allegations that the online accounts of celebrities have been hacked, leading to intimate pictures being posted online.
Jimi Jamison, the lead singer for US rock band Survivor, who sang and co-wrote the theme tune for hit TV series Baywatch, dies aged 63.
Oscar-winning actress Frances McDormand is honoured with the visionary talent award at the Venice Film Festival.
Strictly Come Dancing host Claudia Winkleman is named on a list of most influential women on TV, but co-presenter Tess Daly fails to make the cut.
Scarlett Johansson sci-fi drama Lucy has held on to top spot at the UK and Ireland box office in its second weekend of release.
Spain returns to Colombia hundreds of indigenous artefacts that were seized from drug gangs in 2003, but later smuggled out of the country.
Everything But The Girl musician Ben Watt is announced as part of the 15-strong longlist for the Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction.
Sci-fi blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy rules the US box office, becoming the biggest film of the year so far.
A public appeal is launched to save the Wedgwood Museum's collection, which is being sold to pay off the ceramics firm's pension bill.
Queen guitarist Brian May lends some of his collection of Victorian 3D photographs to a new show at London's Tate Britain.
BBC staff vote to go on strike in a row over job losses, the National Union of Journalists says.
Opera star Placido Domingo is to close the iTunes festival in London at the end of this month.
Hollywood actor Orlando Bloom drops in to a County Down seaside town
Organisers of this year's Edinburgh International Festival reveal that ticket sales have passed the £3m mark for the first time.
Little-known characters and incidents that could have featured in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory are released by the Roald Dahl estate.
Three people have become the first confirmed diggers to find 24-carat gold treasure buried on a beach in Kent.
Actor Miltos Yerolemou, best known for playing swordsman Syrio Forel in the first series of Game of Thrones, has joined the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII.
US actor and singer Harry Belafonte is to be honoured by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.
Police are called to artist Sam Taylor-Johnson and actor husband Aaron's home after a passer-by spotted a machine gun inside the house.
Kate Bush follows her stage comeback to become the first woman to have eight albums in the chart at the same time.
Bassist Glenn Cornick, a founding member of the British rock band Jethro Tull who played on their biggest hits, has died at his home in Hawaii.
Mathew Knowles links a fight in a lift after this year's Gala Ball to "Jedi mind tricks" to help boost ticket sales.
The daughter of comedian and TV presenter Joan Rivers says they have their "fingers crossed" as she recovers in hospital from a cardiac arrest.
X Factor returns to ITV with 9.3 million viewers, or 43% of the viewing public.
The director of the BBC World Service, Peter Horrocks, is to leave the corporation in the New Year, it is announced.
Cloud Atlas author David Mitchell discusses his new novel The Bone Clocks on BBC Breakfast.
A public appeal has been launched to try to save the Wedgwood museum pottery collection which is being sold to pay off the firm's pension bill
It is just two weeks until Scotland's referendum on independence, but it is not the first time a vote has been held on the nation's constitutional future.
LJ Rich looks at how one artist is using computer code to turn internet radio from across the globe into a unique piece of music.