Greek singer Demis Roussos, who sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, has died aged 68, an Athens hospital confirms to the BBC.
Senior figures from the world of sports and entertainment write to the government to call for an overhaul of the secondary ticketing market.
London MC George the Poet takes fifth place in the BBC's Sound Of 2015 list, as the countdown to this year's winner begins.
More than 1,000 people are forced to leave West End productions of Les Miserables and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time after a power cut.
Acclaimed actress Billie Whitelaw, who starred on stage and screen and worked in close collaboration with Samuel Beckett, dies in London.
Television presenter Caroline Flack and partner Pasha Kovalev are voted winners of Strictly Come Dancing, beating singers Frankie Bridge and Simon Webbe.
Sony Pictures says it is looking at alternative ways to release film satire The Interview, cancelled in the wake of a cyber-attack.
Rock band The Who postpone two concerts in London as frontman Roger Daltrey is suffering from a throat infection.
Croydon boy Ben Haenow has been named this year's X Factor winner after going head to head with Fleur East in the 2014 final at Wembley Arena.
Producers of Spectre, the new James Bond film, say they are worried an early version of the script may be published online after it was stolen.
Singer Nicole Scherzinger has made her West End debut as Grizabella in Cats - watched by Elaine Paige, who created the role more than 30 years ago.
Pharrell's Happy and Sam Smith's Money On My Mind are on the shortlist for Song of the Year at the inaugural BBC Music Awards.
One of the most famous images of Winnie the Pooh has sold for £314,500 at auction in London, more than three times its estimate.
DJ Neil Fox, who is facing four sex assault allegations, is arrested and later bailed over another three allegations made by different women.
Miners' strike drama Pride is named best film at the British Independent Film Awards, with Andrew Scott and Imelda Staunton winning prizes for their roles in the film.