Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight is being held on a murder charge by police after a fatal hit-and-run.
The coverage of a controversial police raid on the home of Sir Cliff Richard is nominated for a Royal Television Society award.
Harry Potter actor Robbie Coltrane is admitted to hospital in Florida with flu-like symptoms after falling ill during a flight from London.
Renowned conductor Israel Yinon dies, aged 59, after collapsing during a concert performance in Switzerland.
Booker winner Anne Enright is appointed the first Laureate for Irish Fiction at a ceremony in Dublin.
Populist poet and prolific songwriter Rod McKuen, who worked with the likes of Frank Sinatra and Madonna, dies at the age of 81.
Former Spooks star David Oyelowo says he is disappointed by the snub given by Bafta to his latest film, the civil rights drama Selma.
Former N-Dubz star Dappy avoids a jail term for breaking probation conditions.
A painting bought for £3,500 just 18 months ago sells at auction in New York for £3.4m after John Constable was confirmed as its creator.
Actress Lucy Fallon is to take over the role of Bethany Platt, after another actress was dropped from the same role over an age discrepancy.
Pop star Taylor Swift trademarks a number of phrases, including "this sick beat" and "we never go out of style", it is revealed.
Disney's new animated television series Princess Elena of Avalor will feature its first Latina princess.
A collection of prints by Bristol street artist Banksy fetches nearly £435,000 at auction.
London's Natural History Museum is re-modelling its entrance, moving out the famous Diplodocus skeleton and moving in the bones of a blue whale.
Australian author Colleen McCullough, best known for her novel The Thorn Birds, dies aged 77.
Tom Stoppard's new play, The Hard Problem, opens at the National Theatre to mixed reviews.
One man is killed and two others are injured on the set of Martin Scorsese's latest film set in Taiwan.
Bridesmaids co-stars Kristen Wiig and Melissa McCarthy are to reunite in the all-female Ghostbusters sequel, its director Paul Feig confirms.
Film rights for the Mr Men and Little Miss characters are secured by Fox Animation, the studio behind the Ice Age and Rio franchises.
Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler is arrested in the United States after a bar fight, police say.
A former home of Beatles legend John Lennon's mother is to be sold at auction.
Sergio Pizzorno says Kasabian have been the victims of a "conspiracy" after not receiving a single Brit nomination.
The BBC renews its deal to show Premier League highlights on Match of the Day for a further three years.
Broadcasting watchdog Ofcom says people relying on subtitles to watch live TV shows have an "inferior" experience.
Joan Rivers' daughter files a malpractice claim against the New York clinic that treated her mother days before she died.
The Stranglers, who were famed for their rock and roll lifestyle, are due to start touring again after four decades in the music industry.
Pop star Taylor Swift has trademarked phrases including "this sick beat" and "we never go out of style", in the United States to prevent unauthorised use of her work on merchandise.
As well as showcasing the best in independent cinema, the annual Sundance Film Festival is trying to show how state-of-the-art moving image technologies can be used to tell stories in very different ways.
Work to give the Painted Hall of the Old Royal Naval College its first major restoration in over half a century is due to begin.
Fourteen office blocks, including one nicknamed the hanging gardens of Basingstoke, have been given protected Grade II* listed status.