The Magic Whip, Blur's first studio album in 12 years, lands them at the top of the UK album chart
Russian ballet legend Maya Plisetskaya - who captivated audiences around the world - has died in Germany, aged 89, the director of the Bolshoi Theatre says.
Craig Charles leaving Coronation Street after 10 years to concentrate on Red Dwarf revival.
Best-selling crime writer Ruth Rendell has died aged 85, her publisher says.
Josh Trank, director of The Fantastic Four, has quit production on a new Star Wars spinoff series.
Blues guitarist BB King has told fans he is receiving hospice care at his home following a short stay in hospital.
The band Coldplay donate £10,000 to a quadruple amputee from Hampshire who lost his limbs from a deadly infection.
R&B and soul singer Ben E King, best known for the classic song Stand By Me, dies at the age of 76.
The stepchildren of a woman killed in a crash involving the reality TV star want him to pay damages.
Archaeologists find a suspected witch bottle during work on a new National Civil War Centre in Nottinghamshire.
Shakespeare's Globe reveals Emma Rice from Kneehigh will be its third artistic director, taking over from Dominic Dromgoole in April 2016.
DJ Neil Fox will stand trial on sex charges on 5 November, a court in London decides.
Super Furry Animals front man Gruff Rhys is nominated for the Wales Book of the Year award.
African music giants Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Salif Keita release a song in response to xenophobic violence in South Africa.
Fu Wenyu is one of few young students trying to stop the old theatrical art of Peking Opera from dying out.
For the first time in its history the Royal Opera House in London is staging a production sung in Polish.
Social media in Iraq has been captivated by video of a musician's performance at the site of a bomb attack.
New look for New York museum
The BBC's Arts Editor Will Gompertz speaks to Michael Craig Martin about the Young British Artists - and whether a similar movement could happen again
Talking Movies' Tom Brook reports on the film adaptation of the British literary classic Far From the Madding Crowd.
Charley Pride rose to fame in the 1960s and is back touring the UK
An investigation is underway into the massive fire at Clandon Park House in Surrey - which the National Trust says has left only one room untouched.
Everyone seems to have jumped onto the curating bandwagon
The new tech that helps techno artists make money
Mumford and Sons set the record straight on their 'new' sound
Carey Mulligan on her role in Thomas Hardy's Far From the Madding Crowd
Actress Evelyn Hoskins on getting blood-drenched in Carrie: The Musical
The bizarre story behind Louie Louie
A look back at the life of entertainer Keith Harris
Amy Winehouse's family have criticised a new documentary about her life.