Paul Beatty becomes the first US author to win the Man Booker Prize with his racial satire The Sellout.
The winner of the Man Booker Prize is announced later, with Madeleine Thien's Do Not Say We Have Nothing the favourite.
The Sydney coastline has been enlivened by the annual Sculpture by the Sea exhibition, this year featuring a gigantic flip flop.
Marc Almond leads the tributes to singer Pete Burns, describing him as "a one-off creation, a fabulous, fantastic, brilliant creature".
The story of Bob the cat is set to be told in cinemas in 2016. The ginger stray is the star of the film A Street Cat Named Bob. James Bowen spoke to BBC News
From Top of the Pops to Celebrity Big Brother via lots of plastic surgery, Pete Burns was one of British pop's larger-than-life personalities.
Dead or Alive singer Pete Burns dies aged 57 after suffering a cardiac arrest, his management says.
The famous ruby red slippers worn by Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz film will be preserved thanks to a $300,000 Kickstarter campaign.
Over 10,000 14 to 17-year-olds attended the Radio 1 Teen Awards. Shawn Mendes and Niall Horan were among the stars attending.
A poet who has autism explains why the condition is not a barrier to working as a live performer.
Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight is suing hip hop star Dr Dre, alleging that the now Apple executive hired hitmen to kill him.
A photo from 2013 has really confused the internet - again.
At least 12 people, including two actors, die in an attack in Kenya, which Somali militant group al-Shabab says it carried out.
Prince's famous former Paisley Park home is to become a permanent museum after a Minnesota city council approves plans.
From modest ambitions, prison play Key Change soars above the razor wire.
The 20-year-old told the jury she found a man in her driveway and that he banged on her car window in August this year.
John Cale will play the legendary Velvet Underground and Nico album live in Liverpool and New York next year for its 50th anniversary.
Bobby Vee, best known for 1960s hits including Rubber Ball and Take Good Care of my Baby, dies at the age of 73.
Hit West End play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is up for three honours at the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards.
US telecoms giant AT&T plans to buy entertainment group Time Warner - what will that mean for consumers?
Actor Jack O'Connell is to play Alexander McQueen in a film biopic of late fashion designer's life.
Bryan Cranston describes how he secretly leaves free copies of his book in shops.
Strictly Come Dancing judge Darcey Bussell says head judge Len Goodman will be missed when he leaves the BBC show after the next series.
Shakespeare's Globe artistic director Emma Rice is to leave in 2018 after its board decided her methods are not authentic enough.
A feminist icon, a virtual blow-up doll, the sixth Spice Girl, a cyberbabe, an ambassador for Britain, or a distorted male fantasy? Lara Croft has been described as all of these.
The reality star had said she would take US celebrity gossip site MediaTakeOut to court but has dropped the case.
The BBC's Naga Munchetty talks to actor Benedict Cumberbatch about a close call with fans while filming Doctor Strange.
For the first time, the Man Booker Prize shortlist has an American writer on it
Former Eggheads star CJ de Mooi will "continue to co-operate with the Dutch authorities" after a failed attempt to extradite him over an alleged killing.
Sir Peter Schaffer's famous Amadeus opera about Mozart returns to its spiritual home of London's National Theatre.