The Lido author Libby Page on the power of uplifting fiction

Libby Page, author of The Lido, on why uplifting stories are needed right now.

Is ‘bisexual lighting’ a new cinematic phenomenon?

Shaggy and Kylie help the Queen celebrate 92nd birthday

The star-studded event at the Royal Albert Hall saw performances by a range of artists.

Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer dies aged 49

The actor, who also appeared on a number of TV shows, was admitted to hospital earlier this month.

Church bells ring out three of Avicii’s biggest hits

A church in Utrecht, in the Netherlands, plays a tribute to dance music artist, Avicii, who died on Friday.

Avicii: Fans gather in Stockholm to remember superstar DJ

Thousands gathered in the city’s Sergels Torg plaza to remember the Swedish musician, who died on Friday.

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Rachel Weisz, Ariana Grande and Conchita Wurst were among the stars in the headlines this week.

Allison Mack, Smallville actress, charged over Nxivm sex trafficking

Allison Mack pleads not guilty to recruiting women into the sexual and labour exploitation group Nxium.

Why singer Lucy Dacus makes her fans cry

The US indie singer has been provoking big emotions as she tours her new album, Historian.

Avicii, top electronic dance music artist, found dead at 28

One of the world’s biggest dance music stars has died in Oman, his representatives say.

Coachella: Beyonce’s black pride symbolism explained

Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa depose Drake in UK chart

Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa knock Drake off the top spot in the UK singles chart after one week.

Mary Berry was once arrested at airport and put in a cell

The former Bake Off judge had packed baking ingredients, which staff thought were drugs.

Record Store Day: Radiohead’s OK Computer tops indie chart

OK Computer tops album sales in independent record stores over the past year.

A philosopher rates Kanye West’s tweets

The star says he’s writing a book of philosophy, in real time, on Twitter. But how do his aphorisms stack up?

Ofcom seeks to scrap local TV roll-out

The media regulator says launching more local TV stations in the UK is not viable.

Rachel Weisz announces pregnancy at 48

The actress and her husband Daniel Craig say they are excited to have a “little human” on the way.

Kardashians pull the plug on Dash fashion stores

Kim Kardashian West and her sisters Kourtney and Khloe opened the first store in California in 2006.

Listen to Prince’s Nothing Compares 2 U demo

The star’s original version of the song was recorded six years before Sinead O’Connor made it a hit.

Kanye West announces two new albums, including Kid Cudi collaboration

The albums are coming out in June and follow the rapper’s announcement that he’s writing a philosophy book.

Stella McCartney: Fashion is swamping our planet

Designer Stella McCartney says fashion is a medieval industry, which produces a huge amount of waste.

No Tears Left To Cry: Ariana Grande’s uplifting new single alludes to Manchester

The star’s first single since the Manchester Arena bombing is an emotional but defiant anthem of hope.

German swastika ticket row as Hitler play opens in Konstanz

Prosecutors gave the go-ahead for Friday’s premiere despite complaints over a free ticket promotion.

Mel Giedroyc: From The Generation Game to Shakespeare’s Beatrice

Mel Giedroyc on playing Beatrice in the Shakespeare comedy and the reaction to The Generation Game.

K-foreign: The hidden Westerners in Korean drama

South Koreans dominate the K-drama industry, but what if you’re a foreigner trying to make it big?

Time 100: Millie Bobby Brown is youngest person ever on list

Actress Millie Bobby Brown is the youngest person ever named in Time’s most influential people list.

Prince death: No criminal charges to be filed

No criminal charges will be filed over the death of US singer Prince in April 2016, prosecutors say.

Cliff Richard privacy case: Bosses made decisions, says BBC reporter

The BBC journalist who reported on the police inquiry says privacy issues were ‘dealt with higher up’.

Artist Rose Wylie: ‘I don’t do girly subjects’

The British painter didn’t get her break until her 70s but now the world can’t get enough of her.

Nell McAndrew on marrying Dale Winton.

Model Nell McAndrew says some people thought she was really married to Dale Winton.