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Bolan son sues music publisher

Bolan son sues music publisher

19 July 2013 Last updated at 07:57 ET Bolan formed T Rex in 1967 The son of T Rex frontman, Marc Bolan, is suing a UK music publisher for $ 2m (£1.3m), alleging the company has violated copyright laws. Roland ...

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Author Mina wins top crime award

Author Mina wins top crime award

18 July 2013 Last updated at 16:01 ET Mina won for her novel, Gods and Beasts Author Denise Mina has won a prestigious crime award for the second year in a row with her 10th novel Gods and Beasts. The ...

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Concrete estate up for design award

Concrete estate up for design award

17 July 2013 Last updated at 21:41 ET A renovated 1960s concrete housing block, which was notorious for crime, drugs and deprivation, is one of six buildings vying for a prestigious architecture prize. The Stirling Prize is the Royal Institute ...

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Bolshoi violinist dies in pit fall

Bolshoi violinist dies in pit fall

17 July 2013 Last updated at 12:34 ET The Bolshoi is one of the world’s greatest ballet theatres and opera houses A senior violinist at Russia’s Bolshoi Theatre has died after falling into the orchestra pit below the stage. Viktor ...

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Theatre setting for Nolan funeral

Theatre setting for Nolan funeral

17 July 2013 Last updated at 00:23 ET Bernie Nolan’s family have invited mourners to gather in the streets around the Blackpool theatre The funeral of actress and singer Bernie Nolan, who died following a long battle with breast cancer, ...

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Glee star died from drink and drugs

Glee star died from drink and drugs

16 July 2013 Last updated at 17:16 ET Cory Monteith, star of the hit TV musical comedy Glee, died from a heroin and alcohol overdose, a coroner in British Columbia has announced. The 31-year-old Canadian actor, who played Finn Hudson ...

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BBC spent £5m on Savile inquiries

BBC spent £5m on Savile inquiries

16 July 2013 Last updated at 06:03 ET The annual report said the public’s trust in the BBC is improving and continues to reach 96% of the population The BBC has spent almost £5m on three inquiries set up in ...

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Rowling’s ‘secret’ novel tops charts

Rowling’s ‘secret’ novel tops charts

15 July 2013 Last updated at 08:33 ET Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Speaking in 2001, JK Rowling said she found the idea of writing under a pseudonym “appealing” JK Rowling’s “secret” crime novel has topped ...

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Magna Carta copies to be united

Magna Carta copies to be united

14 July 2013 Last updated at 19:51 ET Magna Carta inspired the US Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The four surviving original copies of Magna Carta will be brought together in 2015 or the first time in ...

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Stars’ tribute to Glee star Monteith

Stars’ tribute to Glee star Monteith

14 July 2013 Last updated at 11:30 ET The TV star had recently undergone treatment for drug addiction Showbusiness colleagues have paid tribute to Glee star Cory Monteith who has been found dead in a Canada hotel. A statement from ...

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