The Metropolitan Opera in New York says it hopes last minute negotiations with unions over a pay dispute will avoid a staff lockout.
Tributes are paid to Scottish actor and director Kenny Ireland who has died aged 68 after a battle against cancer.
The last song written and recorded by late Bee Gees star Robin Gibb is to be released in September, it is announced.
Oscar-winning make-up artist Dick Smith, who memorably transformed Marlon Brando into Vito Corleone in The Godfather, has died aged 92.
Kylie Minogue will perform at the closing ceremony of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, organisers confirm.
An Israeli show at the Edinburgh Fringe is cancelled after only one performance following a protest by a pro-Palestinian group.
Prolific US television producer Robert Halmi Sr, whose work won dozens of Emmy Awards, dies at the age of 90.
BBC Radio 6 Music listening figures surpass BBC Radio 3 for the first time with 1.89m weekly listeners.
A museum in Cambridge reveals plans to acquire a 17th Century wooden bust of the weeping virgin.
The man behind the London 2012 Olympic ceremonies is chosen to deliver Hull's City of Culture programme in 2017.
Robert Drew, the pioneer of fly-on-the-wall documentary style known as Cinema Verite, has died at the age of 90
US man who posed as a concert promoter who could book Justin Bieber and Rihanna facing jail term for stealing millions of dollars.
A teenager gives up his studies after his portraits of One Direction go viral on Instagram.
A woman who added "Skywalker" as a middle name is told by passport officials that her signature infringes a trademark.
A circus group which was denied a Santander business bank account because its showgirl and burlesque acts posed a "moral problem" has now been offered the account.
Critics say Gillian Anderson gives the performance of her career in A Streetcar Named Desire at London's Young Vic.
Tracey Emin's controversial artwork My Bed is to return to the Tate after being sold by Charles Saatchi for £2.2m earlier this month.
Paramount Pictures apologises over a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles poster featuring the characters jumping from an exploding skyscraper alongside the release date of 11 September.
Two lawyers acting for a man who claims he was sexually abused by X-Men director Bryan Singer as a teenager ask to withdraw from the case.
Movie directors including Quentin Tarantino and JJ Abrams lead an attempt to save the last Kodak factory that manufactures physical film stock.
Singer R Kelly is removed from the line-up of a US music festival amid concerns about a past court appearance for possessing child pornography.
The supermarket chain is now playing signed and unsigned music artists throughout its UK stores.
A ban on steel-string guitars in prison cells in England and Wales is reversed after a campaign by rock stars including Billy Bragg and Johnny Marr.
Actress Sally Farmiloe, who appeared in Howards' Way and had an affair with Lord Archer during the 1990s, dies of cancer at the age of 60.
Rolf Harris's five-year-and-nine-month jail sentence over sex offences will not be referred to the appeal court, despite 150 complaints over its "leniency".
Lord Coe indicates that he has withdrawn from the race to be the next chairman of the BBC Trust.
The new chief executive of the company responsible for Hull's Cit of Culture programme has said that he is "terribly excited" about taking on the role.
An exhibition of photographs is taking place underwater off an Italian island.
Members of the 'millennial generation' are finding ways to earn a living from skills they learned not at school, but on social media.
Talking Movies talks to Gustav Deutsch - a multimedia artist at the cutting edge of cinema.