Small businesses in Liverpool have called on tourism bosses to improve the struggling area of Penny Lane, made famous by The Beatles in 1967.
Ringo Starr is considering publishing a book of his photographs of The Beatles, according to reports.
Alan W Livingston, the president of Capitol Records who agreed to release The Beatles' music in America in 1963, has died in Los Angeles at the age of 91.
Tickets for a one-off gig in Las Vegas by Sir Paul McCartney sold out seven seconds after going on sale, according to organisers.
More information on The Beatles: Rock Band have been announced by Apple Corps, including a release date of 9 September 2009 (it's a shame they didn't choose the one after 09/09).
Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are to appear at a charity concert in New York City next month, in aid of the David Lynch Foundation.
Backbeat, the biopic of Stuart Sutcliffe's Hamburg relationship with Astrid Kirchherr, is to be turned into a musical.
A postgraduate masters course in The Beatles, Popular Music and Society is being launched by Liverpool Hope University.
A new exhibition featuring works by John Lennon is to open at The Dome in Edinburgh.