Broadcaster Sir Michael Parkinson confirms he has been given an all-clear by doctors after two years of treatment for prostate cancer.
Sam Smith denies rumours he is singing the theme tune to the next James Bond film, saying "it's definitely not me".
Damon Albarn's Alice in Wonderland-inspired musical garners qualified reviews despite receiving a standing ovation at the Manchester International Festival.
London's Victoria and Albert Museum is to open around-the-clock to accommodate demand for its Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition.
Former publicist Max Clifford is charged with an indecent assault allegedly committed in 1981, the Crown Prosecution Service says.
Lord Of The Rings actor Sir Ian McKellen is named as grand marshal of this year's Manchester Pride Parade.
New figures from the British Phonographic Industry reveal 11.5 billion songs have been streamed in the first six months of 2015.
Rapper Sean 'P Diddy' Combs will not face assault charges following an incident in June at the University of California, officials say.
The Islamic State group publishes photos of militants destroying what it says are six statues looted from the ancient ruins of Palmyra in Syria.
The identity of the dealer who supplied Peaches Geldof with the drugs that killed her may never be known after the police investigation ends.
A British ukulele band wins a High Court battle against a rival German-based group it accused of copying its act.
The Royal Opera House's production of William Tell, which was booed on its opening night because of a nude rape scene, is given a 15 certificate for cinema screenings.
Sonia Manzano, who has played Maria on the US children's programme Sesame Street for more than four decades, is retiring.
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin's impromptu performance at a Delhi pub wins some hearts but breaks thousands.
Scottish singer Susan Boyle receives honorary doctorate from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
Val Doonican, the singer and TV presenter, has died at the age of 88. David Sillito looks back at his life and career.
A new drama called A Perfect Day set against the backdrop of the conflict in the Balkans will go into release next month.
Jack Savoretti used his disillusionment with the music industry to inspire his new album
Comedian and Wimbledon first-timer Josh Widdicombe takes to the grounds of SW19 to meet the people who make it through the gates.
The Whitworth in Manchester has won the Art Fund Museum of the Year.
Damon Albarn has co-written a musical version of Alice in Wonderland, which takes a trip down a modern-day rabbit hole.
BBC director general Tony Hall says "hard choices" must be made now and in the future, as the loss of 1,000 jobs is announced.
A duo who take mainstream hip-hop songs and give them an Islamic twist have built up a global following online.
Val Doonican, Ireland's answer to Bing Crosby
So, Mr Tumble, don't you get sick of being so cheerful?
Rita Ora on her Oscars ordeal and the X Factor
The man who made Manchester cool again
Three Murdochs - all with something to prove
Apple's new streaming service threatens to undermine Spotify in the continuing battle to get fans to pay for music.
The National Theatre play whose title is too rude to print