Powerful and disturbing paintings by survivors of the 1945 atomic bomb in Hiroshima are to go on show outside Japan for the first time.
Three residents of a road in Birmingham dubbed Benefits Street after a television programme deny a series of drugs charges.
Country music star George Hamilton IV dies in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 77.
Channel 4's Gogglebox and BBC game show Pointless are among the British winners at the Rose d'Or international TV awards in Berlin.
British singer Katy B pulls out of an MTV concert in Londonderry following the death of her brother.
More than 30 historic theatres in England and Wales are "at risk" from decay, closure or irreversible change, according to the Theatres Trust.
Classical flautist Sir James Galway is honoured with a lifetime achievement prize at the Gramophone Awards in London.
The jury in the sex abuse trial of the former BBC broadcaster Dave Lee Travis retires to consider its verdicts.
Pages of an unfinished novel by Jane Austen will go on display at her Hampshire home later.
Pointless host Alexander Armstrong will voice Danger Mouse when the much-loved cartoon hero returns to TV next year.
The Barbican is to host the first major exhibition in the UK of the personal collections of post-war and contemporary artists, including Damien Hirst, Andy Warhol and Sir Peter Blake.
Maxine Peake's performance as Hamlet is described by critics as "stunningly good", "excellent" and "not fully rounded" after her opening night.
British model Cara Delevingne is set to star in an adaptation of the novel Paper Towns, by John Green of The Fault in Our Stars fame.
British singer Sam Smith says Lady Gaga "seemed touched" when he thanked her for inspiring him.
A sound piece, a 75-second description of a Roman pot, wins a prestigious prize for drawing for the first time in its 20-year history.
Actress Emma Thompson says her recent stage comeback in Sweeney Todd brought her to tears and that it is a "dream come true" to bring the production to London.
Forbidden Broadway, a musical which spoofs other shows, opens in the West End following a transfer from the Menier Chocolate Factory.
The customised chopper Peter Fonda rode in 1969 film Easy Rider is expected to fetch more than $1 million (£613,000) when it goes up for auction next month.
British actor Jack Huston is expected to take the lead role in a remake of 1959 classic Ben-Hur, according to reports from Hollywood.
Stop-motion 3D animation The Boxtrolls tops the UK box office in its first week of release as last week's number one Sex Tape drops out of the top three.
Katy Perry and Ariana Grande are up for the most awards at this year's ceremony in Glasgow, this November.
Cat Stevens - also known as Yusuf Islam - is to perform a series of dates in the US for the first time since 1976.
Apple releases a tool to remove U2's new album from its customers' iTunes accounts in response to complaints six days after giving away the music for free.
Actor Steve McFadden has accepted "substantial damages" from the News of the World's publishers and the Metropolitan Police, a judge is told.
Actor David Morrissey says that people from poorer backgrounds are being excluded from entering the acting profession due to a lack of funding.
Actor Hugh Bonneville is to reprise his role in BBC comic mockumentary W1A which is returning for a second series next year.
A new documentary is being released telling the story of an aborted film project from 1945 which would provide evidence of Nazi crimes for German audiences
New Order's Bernard Sumner says the death of Joy Division bandmate Ian Curtis turned his world "upside down".
The story of Imelda Marcos, widow of former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, is being made into a musical at the National Theatre.
Birmingham Police have asked for help to identify a man caught on CCTV attempting to take a piece of art from a city centre gallery.