A tree dedicated to the memory of former Beatle George Harrison has been killed by beetles, Los Angeles officials have said.
Russell Brand in space
Brand's fiance', singer Katy Perry, has bought him a ticket to fly into space.
Katy Perry has spent £128,000 on a Virgin Galactic spacecraft ticket as a birthday gift for the British comedian, Virgin has confirmed.
Brand will be flying into space after a three day training course, but he will have to wait quite a while to take advantage of his present as the space flights are still being tested.
The ticket was bought for him last June to celebrate his 35th birthday.
Sir Roger Moore has refused to follow in the footsteps of fellow 007 star Sean Connery and is staying out of the Scottish independence debate.
James Garner, star of The Rockford Files and Maverick, has died aged 86.
Sir Patrick Stewart has spoken about his support for the Assisted Dying Bill following the suicide of his friend's partner.