Spain picks John Lennon film to compete for Oscar

2014-09-26 16:00

Spain's film academy has selected the movie Vivir es Facil con los Ojos Cerrados (Living is Easy With Eyes Closed) about a Spanish man's quest to meet John Lennon as its entry for best foreign language film at next year's Oscars.

John Lennon's killer up for parole

2014-08-22 15:00

John Lennon's killer, Mark Chapman, is up for parole this week but not expected to be granted release.

John Lennon manuscripts and drawings sell for $2.9m at auction

2014-06-05 15:20

Original manuscripts and drawings by former Beatle John Lennon, produced for two acclaimed books he wrote in the mid-1960s, have sold for $2.9m.

Vandals deface Lennon star before birthday

2013-10-08 15:28

Vandals have scrawled graffiti on John Lennon's star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame over the weekend, prompting an urgent clean-up days before fans gather for the Beatles icon's birthday.

Dentist to clone John Lennon

2013-08-22 19:30

A dentist is planning - with the help of scientists - to clone John Lennon from an old rotten tooth.

Rare Beatles guitar goes to auction

2013-05-14 18:00

This guitar may not quite gently weep, but it could at least make a well-heeled Beatles fan cry with happiness.

Letters from John Lennon's killer for sale

2013-02-19 13:25

Four letters that John Lennon's killer wrote to the New York City police officer who arrested him are on sale through a Los Angeles auction house.

Rare Lennon letter to Clapton up for sale

2012-11-06 11:31

John Lennon held out the promise he could bring out more musical greatness in legendary guitarist Eric Clapton in a letter that could fetch as much as $30 000 when it is sold at auction.

Lady Gaga wins award

2012-10-07 11:48

Music superstar Lady Gaga will share a peace prize in memory of John Lennon to honour her work campaigning for equality for gay, lesbian and transgender people.

Yoko Ono to give peace award to Pussy Riot

2012-09-20 17:35

Yoko Ono, the artist and widow of Beatles musician and songwriter John Lennon, will bestow a peace award in the couple's name to Russian punk rockers Pussy Riot.


John Lennon's killer sorry for being 'an idiot'

2014-08-28 15:22

John Lennon's killer, Mark David Chapman, has told the parole board that he's sorry for being "an idiot".

John Lennon's killer reportedly controlled by 'dark' aliens

2014-06-19 21:00

John Lennon's murderer was under the control of aliens determined to kill the musician to stop him spreading messages of peace, extraterrestrial expert Michael C Luckman has claimed.

Dentist plans to clone John Lennon

2014-04-12 10:22

A Canadian dentist is planning to clone deceased Beatles star John Lennon using DNA from a tooth he purchased at an auction.

Beatles to release more BBC sessions

2013-09-13 15:45

The Beatles plan to release a new collection of the band's BBC sessions, including commercially unreleased recordings and studio chatter.

Beatles guitar auctioned for $408k in US

2013-05-20 18:07

A six-cord electric guitar that Beatles John Lennon and George Harrison played went under the hammer for $408 000, Julien's Auctions has said.

Pastor: John Lennon died from divine ire

2013-04-10 11:11

John Lennon died because he offended God by suggesting that the Beatles were more famous than Jesus Christ, pastor Marco Feliciano has said.

Charlie Chaplin's bowler hat auctioned

2012-11-20 09:47

Charlie Chaplin's trademark bowler hat and cane as the 'Little Tramp' has sold at a Los Angeles auction.

Sydney to host Yoko Ono retrospective

2012-11-01 13:22

Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art has announced it would host a retrospective of Yoko Ono's work which she described as a show designed specially for Australia.

John Lennon drawings coming to NY gallery

2012-10-02 13:54

Fans can see another side of John Lennon in New York this week at an exhibition featuring 100 drawings and sketches by the late Beatle.

Lennon killer wants to live with minister

2012-08-30 10:39

The man who killed ex-Beatle John Lennon has said in his most recent parole bid that he hoped to live and work with an upstate New York minister if released.

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