Getting ready for bookless libraries
The X Factor musical written by comedian Harry Hill has been titled I Can't Sing! and will open at the London Palladium in March 2014.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei releases a foul-mouthed music video in which he recreates his detention and rages against abuses of state power.
Letters written by John Lennon are being donated to the British Library along with the lyrics to a selection of Beatles songs.
Artist El Anatsui unveils latest creation at the Royal Academy
Jazz musician Jamie Cullum explains why he pretended to be Bruno Mars
Beatles biographer Hunter Davies donates letters and lyrics by John Lennon to the British Library as part of a new tax relief scheme.
Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has released a music single.
Actor Richard Thorp, who played Emmerdale stalwart Alan Turner for more than 30 years, dies at the age of 81.
A woman has described helping a man who lay bleeding on the M1, not realising it was the singer George Michael
Henri Dutilleux, one of France's leading 20th Century composers, has died in Paris at the age of 97, his family announce.
It is confirmed that Sharon Osbourne will return as a judge in 2013, alongside Gary Barlow, Nicole Scherzinger and Louis Walsh.
A woman who stopped to help George Michael after a crash describes how the pop legend was lying covered in blood on the M1.
London Symphony Orchestra's Valery Gergiev spoke about the 3D ballet and today as the 200th birthday of Richard Wagner.
Action sequel Fast & Furious 6 races ahead of Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby in this week's UK and Ireland box office chart.
A rare first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone with annotations and drawings by JK Rowling sells for a record £150,000.
Which British words are now commonly used by Americans? Professor Ben Yagoda and Dr Lynne Murphy discuss the use of "British-isms" in America.
Trevor Bolder, the bassist in David Bowie's legendary 1970s backing band Spiders From Mars, dies from cancer at the age of 62.
A row has erupted between Russia and Azerbaijan over the Eurovision song contest, with the Russian foreign minister accusing the Azerbaijanis of vote-rigging.
The Cleveland Orchestra realised long ago that it needed to attract new customers in order to survive.