20 October 2011
Last updated at 05:23 ET
Michael Jackson's doctor made 17 flagrant violations when administering propofol to the star, an expert on the potent anaesthetic tells the court.
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 actress is led away in handcuffs from court after having her probation revoked by a judge in Los Angeles. NEWSBEAT
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A prequel to J M Barrie's classic tale Peter Pan is to open on Broadway next spring, its producers announce.
Irish pop group Westlife announce they are to split "amicably" after 14 years, following a final tour.
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
Vernet landscapes reunited in US
Two landscapes by 18th Century French master Claude-Joseph Vernet are reunited after more than 200 years at the Dallas Museum of Art.
Hollywood film writer Corwin dies
Screenwriter Norman Corwin, who penned the 1956 Kirk Douglas film Lust For Life and many plays for radio, dies at his Los Angeles home.
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
Take a trip off the beaten track to discover California's other wine countries
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