Lemony Snicket has apologised for a joke he made at the National Book Awards that was criticised as racist.
A reworked version of the Band Aid charity single featuring stars including One Direction, U2's Bono and Ellie Goulding is now on sale.
A copy of what has been called the worst video game ever made has received the top bid in an online auction that netted a New Mexico city $37,000 (£23,600).
A lawyer for Bill Cosby has said the comedian will not dignify "decade-old, discredited" allegations of sexual abuse with a response.
Comedian Bill Cosby is coming under increasing pressure over allegations of rape.
One Direction, U2's Bono, Ed Sheeran, Emeli Sande, Paloma Faith and Ellie Goulding are among the music stars who have been recording the Band Aid 30 single today.
Actor Benedict Cumberbatch has said Alan Turing, the mathematician responsible for breaking the Nazi's code during World War Two, should be honoured further for what he did.
Jason Manford has described Stephen Sutton and his charity campaign as "unique" and said the teen's mum was "bursting with pride" to be given his MBE by the Queen.
Triple Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis has been knighted by the Duke of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace.
The Rolling Stones have settled a multimillion-pound dispute with insurers over shows cancelled following the death of Sir Mick Jagger's girlfriend L'Wren Scott.
James Gandolfini's Sopranos co-stars have paid tribute to the late actor at a ceremony to induct him into the New Jersey Hall of Fame.
AC/DC's Angus Young has said his bandmate Phil Rudd, who has been charged with threatening to kill and possessing methamphetamine and marijuana, "got himself in a pickle".
Justin Bieber has been summoned to Argentina for questioning after the pop star and his bodyguard were accused of attacking a photographer.
Boy George has called off a reunion tour of Culture Club after the singer discovered he had developed a potentially serious problem in his throat.
One Direction singer Harry Styles has congratulated the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge as they met at the Royal Variety Performance.
U2 frontman Bono has been involved in a mid-flight drama after his private plane lost a hatch as it came in to land at Berlin airport.
Television presenter Declan Donnelly has got engaged to his manager Ali Astall.
Rare Andy Warhol portraits of Elvis Presley and Marlon Brando have been sold in a record-breaking auction of postwar art in New York.
Dame Judi Dench has said she is fed up with people assuming she will retire soon because of her age.
YouTube has launched a paid music subscription service to take on Spotify.
Intimate letters between American screen legend Marilyn Monroe and two of her husbands are to be auctioned next month.
Pop star Rihanna may not be in line for the role of Barack Obama's spokesperson, but she looks quite at home behind the briefing room podium.
An Oxo advert starring Lynda Bellingham will be aired on Christmas Day, in a tribute to the late actress and TV host.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt will play former National Security Agency contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden in a movie directed by Oliver Stone.
The Times appears to be the "go -to" place for announcing celebrity weddings, with Geri Halliwell the latest star to place a notice in the newspaper.
More realistic storylines are helping viewers of top TV dramas understand mental health better.
Jennifer Lawrence paid tribute to the British moviegoers who greeted her at the world premiere of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 in London.
Bob Geldof has revealed a star-studded line-up for the new Band Aid Ebola charity single, which is being recorded on Saturday.
The Rolling Stones are involved in a legal battle to win a $12.7m (£7.9m) insurance claim after they cancelled a number of concerts when Sir Mick Jagger's girlfriend died.
The former lead singer of The Cranberries has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting an air hostess and a police officer.
Fleetwood Mac have confirmed the news fans have been waiting to hear - Christine McVie will be joining them on tour in the UK next year.
Veteran actor Harry Belafonte has received an honorary Oscar for his humanitarian work at a star-studded Hollywood gala.
One Direction won in three categories at the 20th MTV Europe Music Awards - but failed to turn up for the show in Glasgow.
Sir Bob Geldof is preparing to release a new version of Do They Know It's Christmas? to coincide with the 30th anniversary of Band Aid.
Matt Damon has confirmed he is stepping into the shoes of Jason Bourne for a fourth time as he returns to the massively successful spy franchise.
DJ Calvin Harris missed the MTV European Music Awards in Glasgow after being "taken ill" with reported heart problems.
Rapper Big Paybacc has been shot dead while eating his lunch in a McDonald's near Los Angeles.
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