The Scottish rockers headline Saturday night in Londonderry as Labrinth, Conor Maynard and Ellie Goulding also perform.
An intimate love story between two young women receives rave reviews in Cannes days before the winner of the Palme d'Or is announced.
The BBC is to close its Digital Media Initiative, with director general Tony Hall saying it had "wasted a huge amount of licence fee payers' money".
The Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables are announced as shows performing free songs to the public, to mark 350 years of West End theatre.
Damian Lewis and Sienna Miller are among the British stars nominated for the annual US Critics' Choice Awards.
Margaret Harrison, 72, wins the £16,500 Northern Art Prize for a recreation of the perimeter fence from the Greenham Common airbase.
Sinn Fein complains to the BBC after a Question Time floor plan refers to Northern Ireland's education minister John O'Dowd as "Sinn Fein/IRA!"
Fan fiction authors will be able to publish and sell some titles in the US via new e-book platform Kindle Worlds.
A necklace reportedly worth 1.9m euros (£1.6m) is stolen during the Cannes film festival, the second such theft to hit this year's event.
A radio that has the ability to alter scripts and other content depending on its location and other factors is being developed by the BBC.
Thousands of mourners attend the funeral of renowned Nigerian author Chinua Achebe in his home town of Ogidi in Anambra state.
Taylor Swift, Twilight and Justin Bieber are all nominated in this year's Teen Choice Awards.
A violin thought to be the one played by the band leader of the Titanic as it sank is proved to be genuine following CT scans at a hospital, an auctioneer says.
US photographer Annie Leibovitz wins the 50,000 euro (£40,000) Prince of Asturias award for communication and humanities.
Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows, one of Constable's "most important paintings", is bought by the Tate for a "bargain" £23.1m.
Stephen Fry will curate this year's Deloitte Ignite festival at the Royal Opera House exploring the work of the Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner.
There are boos and walk-outs for Ryan Gosling's film Only God Forgives at Cannes, but it still earns some five-star reviews.
Action sequel Fast & Furious 6 races ahead of Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby in this week's UK and Ireland box office chart.
Film star Michael Douglas breaks down in tears at a press conference in Cannes while discussing his role as flamboyant pianist Liberace.
US President Barack Obama honours "living legend" Carole King as he presents her with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
Aretha Franklin has postponed three concerts in June, a week after health issues forced her to cancel two shows in May.
Georges Moustaki, the French singer and composer who wrote Edith Piaf's 1958 hit song, Milord, dies aged 79.
Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw and British rappers Rizzle Kicks are being lined up to host new music shows for Channel 4.
Shameless star David Threlfall is to play comedian Tommy Cooper in a new drama commissioned by ITV.
Actor Richard Thorp, who played Emmerdale stalwart Alan Turner for more than 30 years, dies at the age of 81.
Maverick Sabre, Dizzee Rascal and Robbie Williams talk about day one of Big Weekend.
Europe's largest live Urban Paint Festival takes place this weekend in Bristol.
An opera singer gets down on bended knee in front of 700 audience members to ask his girlfriend to marry him.
Newsbeat takes a tour backstage as Londonderry prepares to play host to Radio 1's Big Weekend.
This week's Meet the Author is with Simon Thurley, chief executive of English Heritage, about his new book The Men from the Ministry.