ARTICLES RELATING TO CELEBRITY DEATHS

Madonna responds to critics of her Prince tribute

2016-05-24 10:28

Madonna has responded to critics of her tribute to Prince at the Billboard Music Awards.

Two women are claiming a share of Prince's estate through half brother

2016-05-19 18:00

Two women are claiming a share of Prince's estate based on a connection through a man widely described as Prince's half brother.

PICS: Memorial for Prince held at his Jehovah's Witnesses church

2016-05-16 12:04

Security was tight as mourners gathered at a Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall for a memorial for megastar Prince, who worshipped there before he died last month.

Colorado inmate claims Prince is his father and wants a DNA test

2016-05-11 11:43

A Colorado inmate has filed a paternity claim with a Minnesota court against the estate of Prince, claiming the musician is his biological father.

Behind closed doors, lawyers dig into Prince's estate

2016-05-08 19:51

Megastar Prince left behind no known will when he died on April 21, and the work of settling his multimillion-dollar estate is being carried out behind closed doors by tight-lipped lawyers.

Arsenio Hall sues Sinead O'Connor for libel over Prince post

2016-05-06 16:00

Arsenio Hall is suing Sinead O'Connor over a Facebook post in which the singer accused him of furnishing Prince with illegal drugs.

Lawyer: Prince arranged to meet addiction doctor the day before he died

2016-05-06 05:00

A Minneapolis lawyer says the day before Prince died, his representatives reached out to a California doctor who specialises in addiction treatment to arrange a meeting.

911 log of calls to Prince's home range from the mundane to the bizarre

2016-05-04 10:52

Data released by Minnesota authorities provide some new details about more than 40 calls for service involving Prince's Paisley Park complex.

Tupac Shakur’s mom dies

2016-05-03 15:03

Tupac’s mother, Afeni Shakur, has died. She was 69.

A woman is claiming to be Prince's long-lost sister and wants part of his estate

2016-05-03 09:22

A woman claiming to be Prince's half-sister has come forward saying she is entitled to part of the late pop star's multimillion-dollar estate, legal documents show.

 

Beastie Boys founding member John Berry dies

2016-05-20 13:09

Beastie Boys founding member John Berry - who was in the band from 1981 to 1982 - has passed away at the age of 52 from frontal lobe dementia.

In court: James Gandolfini’s watch allegedly stolen by paramedic on his deathbed

2016-05-18 11:20

A $3000 watch James Gandolfini was wearing the day he died was reportedly stolen by the paramedic who helped the actor as he lay having a heart attack.

Prince: His last 2 weeks on earth

2016-05-11 17:00

A doctor saw Prince twice in the month before his death - including the day before he died - and prescribed him medication, according to contents of a search warrant.

Up to 700 people are claiming to be Prince's half-sibling

2016-05-09 18:00

As the Purple Rain singer left no will before his shock death, up to 700 people have come forward claiming to be his half-sibling in a bid to secure a share of his estate.

Questions arise about California doctor's response to Prince

2016-05-06 18:00

Was a California doctor acting legally when he sent his son to Prince's home with a drug often used to treat people addicted to opiates such as prescription painkillers?

Prince is being added to the Apollo Theatre's Walk of Fame

2016-05-06 16:00

Prince is being inducted into the Apollo Theatre's Walk of Fame.

PICS: Congo buries its king of rumba Papa Wemba

2016-05-05 10:57

Thousands of Congolese have attended the funeral of Papa Wemba, a musician known around the world as the king of Congolese rumba.

Bassist: Prince found 'real happiness' as Jehovah's Witness

2016-05-04 05:00

In the days following Prince's death last month, many have talked about his musical prowess and his cultural impact, but he was also a devout Christian.

Prince's siblings appear in probate court for first hearing on estate

2016-05-03 14:38

Five of Prince's six surviving siblings have appeared in a Minnesota probate court for the first hearing to start sorting out an estate certain to be worth millions.

Prince's Purple Rain coat is up for auction

2016-05-02 12:00

A rare piece of movie memorabilia from Prince's 1984 cult classic film Purple Rain is hitting the auction block.

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