The contract that launched the career of The Beatles will be sold in London later this month and is expected to fetch up to £500,000 (681,000 euros, $760,000).
Hundreds of people dressed all in white attended an elegant pop-up picnic in London in an event aimed to celebrate public space in cities.
Justin Bieber broke the record for biggest first week on streaming service Spotify, proving the pop star's enduring popularity despite his slew of controversies.
American professional boxer, rapper and actor Roy Jones has recorded a song about Kazakhstan.
Reality television star Kim Kardashian is now more than ever the queen of social media, announcing that her Instagram account has a record 45 million followers.
National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos, one of three Americans hailed as heroes, has joined the cast of "Dancing with the Stars."
Taylor Swift was crowned queen of the MTV Video Music Awards as rapper Kanye West announced an improbable run for president in 2020 and Miley Cyrus released her new album for free.
London's Notting Hill Carnival kicked off with a riot of colour despite grey skies, in a celebration of Caribbean culture reputed as Europe's biggest street party.
The next James Bond could be black or gay, argues 007 veteran Pierce Brosnan.
Mercurial hip-hop great Kanye West will be honored for his career achievements during the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.
British-Irish boyband One Direction is to take a break next year, quickly reassuring the group's passionate fanbase that they had no plans to split up.
Canadian WestJet flight attendant acts out safety demonstration
"Straight Outta Compton" outgunned rivals for the top of the North American box office, defending the top spot for a second straight week after a bravura debut.
The odds really were in Jennifer Lawrence's favor last year as she raked in $52 million, topping a ranking of the highest-paid actresses by a wide margin.
Dancers in love with tango's passion bit their nails and hit the floor as more than 700 couples from far and near converged on Buenos Aires, focused on being best.
Hungary's Sziget music festival, one of Europe's largest outdoor music bonanzas, finished on a high note with record crowds this year.
Hip-hop star Drake condemned rising violence in Toronto after two people died in a shooting linked to his festival, breaking more than a week of silence.
50 Cent, who recently filed for bankruptcy after losing a suit over a sex tape, came out Friday with a new song about his dark past as he looks to reboot his career.
Britain's Prince Charles dreaded the prospect of divorce a year before he wed Princess Diana, suggests a letter he wrote in 1980 that is up for sale in the United States.
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