The killer of Liverpool Beatles member John Lennon has been denied release from prison.
The birthplace of former Beatle Ringo Starr has been saved from the bulldozer following a public campaign.
The childhood homes of former Beatles John Lennon and Paul McCartney have become grade II listed buildings.
A leather jacket owned by Beatles' star George Harrison could fetch £120,000 when it is sold at auction.
The collection, on sale at Bonhams auctioneers in London, was gifted by George Harrison to his brother Harry and other members of the family.
The jacket is George’s iconic Cavern Club and Hamburg era leather jacket.
He bought it in Hamburg in the 1960's and it was part of his essential on-stage wardrobe between 1960-1962.
Also up for sale is his bespoke orange western style shirt designed by Nudie’s of Hollywood, identical to that worn during the landmark ‘Concert forBangladesh’ in 1971.
The shirt has a price tag of £6,000 - £8,000.
A pair of George’s custom made leather ‘Beatle’ boots, synonymous with the band’s style at the height of Beatle-mania in 1964 will also be offered with an estimate of £12,000- £15,000.
Sir Paul Mccartney has been presented with France's highest public award. The former Beatle was given the Legion of Honour by President Francois Hollande at a private ceremony in Paris. It's usually given to French nationals.
Liverpool's Mathew Steet Festival reaches its climax later.
Today's been nicknamed Merseybeat Monday.
It's to celebrate the 50th anniversay of the Beatles and their influence on the world of music.
Crowds are gathering for Europe's largest free music festival in Liverpool.
300,000 people are expected to come to the Mathew Street Festival over the next two days.
– Simon Thurley, Chief Executive of English Heritage
The Beatles played an incredibly important role in the national cultural story. These new listings mark the special historical interest of the buildings where hits such as 'Please Please Me' were composed and where the phenomenon that was The Beatles began.