19 October 2011
Last updated at 14:44 ET
Actor George Clooney says he has no plans to enter politics as he presents his political thriller The Ides of March at the London Film Festival.
The film River Phoenix was working on when he died is to be finished and released, 18 years after his death, its director says.
Rihanna reaches a settlement with celebrity photographer David LaChapelle after he claimed her S&M video was "directly derived" from his pictures.
Other Top Stories
Sales of vinyl albums in 2011 have already exceeded the total sold in 2010, with Radiohead and Adele the biggest sellers, according to the Official Charts Company.
Disability group Mencap criticises Ricky Gervais for using the word "mong" on Twitter but the comedian insists its meaning has changed. NEWSBEAT
Also in the news
10:55 UK time, Monday, 17 October 2011
An important new book on Vincent Van Gogh suggests that the artist did not in fact kill himself but was shot by a 16-year-old boy.
Arts & culture
Van Gogh 'did not kill himself'
Vincent van Gogh did not kill himself but was shot accidentally by two teenage boys he knew, the authors of new biography claim.
Spy spoof continues chart reign
Spy spoof Johnny English Reborn tops the UK and Ireland box office for a second week, ahead of new release The Three Musketeers.
Storm-ravaged festival to return
Pukkelpop, the Belgian festival hit by violent storms which killed four music fans and injured more than 70 others will return in 2012.
TV & radio
X Factor suffers ratings stumble
ITV1's X Factor failed to win the primetime head-to-head battle with BBC One's Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday night for a second week.
Features & analysis
Brian Wilson on the Smile album's belated release
Why are pop stars like La Roux writing for girl bands?
The life and career of this year's Man Booker Prize recipient
Chris Martin on his band's new confidence NEWSBEAT
Actresses honoured at Hollywood event NEWSBEAT
Which reunion matters more: Stone Roses or Steps?
Sharon Gless depicts an older woman's love quest
Quote of the Day
“Her star shone bright and long. Sweet dreams, duck”
Coronation Street actor Antony Cotton on co-star Betty Driver, who has died
From Mardi Gras to Mississippi mud pie, why life here is anything but ordinary
From Entertainment and Arts in the last week
The StrandAward-winning playwright Katori Hall discusses her play The Mountaintop.