Sir Cliff Richard has paid tribute to his friend Cilla Black, two years on from her death. Speaking to ITV News ahead of his new tour, Sir Cliff reflected on the time they spent together in Barbados during the early years of their careers.
How about this for a world record.... and a musical one at that! It's to the ballroom at Blackpool Tower where Phil Kelsall is celebrating forty years of playing the Wurlitzer organ.
A flat in Stretford, where Factory Records was founded will be getting a blue plaque. Factory Records signed some of the most famous bands from Manchester including Joy Division, New Order and the Happy Mondays.
Paul O'Grady has told of the "shock" he felt when he first presented the new series of Blind Date, taking over from his late friend Cilla.Read the full story ›
Despite the rain music lovers have been flocking to Manchester for the annual Park Life Festival.
Thousands attend the annual event at Heaton Park.
Amongst the headliners at the two day festival are Fat Boy Slim and Frank Ocean.
New Zealand-born Lorde has announced that she will kick off her international tour in ManchesterRead the full story ›
The Royal Society for Public Health said testing facilities should be "standard" at festivalsRead the full story ›
Fans had hoped the Gallagher brothers would reunite in Manchester for the night to pay tribute to the victims of terror in their home city.Read the full story ›
Roy Barraclough, the actor who played one of Coronation Street's most loved characters, has died at the age of 81.
As Rovers landlord Alec Gilroy he delighted fans through the ups and downs of his marriage to landlady Bet.
But before he appeared on the Street, Barraclough had been a comedy hit with another North West legend Les Dawson.
- Our Entertainment Correspondent Caroline Whitmore looks back at his memorable career.
In the song it was 20 years ago - but in real life it is 50 years ago today that The Beatles brought out what is probably their most famous album of all time - Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band.
Not surprisingly, the city of Liverpool is very proudly celebrating that fact.
Tonight a new film about the album is having its premiere there and lots of other Sgt Pepper related events are also planned over the rest of the summer.
- Watch Tim Scott's report: