John Lennon's killer Mark Chapman is denied parole for a ninth time because of the "premeditated and celebrity seeking nature of the crime".
One of Colombia's most celebrated authors Juan Gabriel Vásquez tells Broadcasting House what the peace deal means to him.
How a long-running Irish beauty pageant became the unlikely battleground for the debate over the country's abortion laws.
Chinese audiences are complaining that a 3D version of the latest Bourne movie is causing headaches and nausea.
Beyonce was the big winner at last night's MTV VMAs in New York.
Low-budget thriller Don't Breathe frightens off Suicide Squad from the top of the North American box office rankings.
Jane Austen's ring, a £50m Picasso and other objects the UK has fought to keep in the country.
A 17-year-old boy dies after taking drugs at Leeds Festival, police say.
A long-lost demo disc recorded by Paul McCartney that was given to Cilla Black sells for £18,000 at auction.
A shed styled like the Millennium Falcon cockpit from the blockbuster movie Star Wars is set to be repaired after it was smashed by vandals.
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Beyonce was the big winner at Sunday's MTV VMAs in New York, scooping seven awards including the prestigious Video of the Year prize.
Bono and Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, have visited a camp of 2.3 million displaced people in north-east Nigeria.
Great British Bake Off judge Mary Berry has defended her comments about deep-fat fryers, telling BBC Radio 4's Today programme they are "dangerous" and "unhealthy".
The Mexican singer Juan Gabriel dies of a heart attack at his home in California, days after performing at a concert in Los Angeles.
As Notting Hill Carnival marks its 50th anniversary, BBC News looks back at how the event became what organisers claim is the largest street party in Europe.
X Factor presenter Dermot O'Leary says the newly-returned Nicole Scherzinger is the judge most likely to shine on this year's overhauled panel, because she "works the hardest".
Scotland's Richard Gadd is announced as the winner of this year's Edinburgh Comedy Award.
Karim Hauser's Instagram account, 'Mariachi in transit' sees him place himself as a mariachi in unexpected settings.
British actor John Cleese is reported to be in talks to return to the BBC for a sitcom which has been written specifically for him.
Darrell Ward, one of the long-haul drivers made famous on TV's Ice Road Truckers, is killed in a plane crash at the age of 52.
Queen Victoria beats Mrs Slocombe to the TV ratings crown as ITV's Victoria draws more viewers than BBC One's new version of Are You Being Served?
A new moon rises over the Lake District in the shape a stunning artwork depicting a detailed view of the lunar surface.
The trial of The Archers' Helen Titchener will begin on the BBC Radio 4 soap this Sunday and will run across all of next week's episodes, it is revealed.
Kazakhstan is preparing to launch its own version of the popular TV series Game of Thrones.
Pete Wentz explains how it's "pretty spectacular" that the band is topping the bill at Reading and Leeds.
Benji and Joel Madden on how they're ready to help artists follow in their footsteps.
MasterChef judge Gregg Wallace criticises Great British Bake Off star Mary Berry, calling her comments on deep-fat fryers an "attack on our British way of life".
A look at some of the pictures from the world of entertainment and arts over the past week, including Britney's Carpool Karaoke and the unveiling of a statue of Lemmy.
Tommy Cooper actor says "everyone at some point" has tried a Cooper impression.