The 70th anniversary of John Lennon's birth is being celebrated with a range of events around the world. Below are some of the main events taking place.
Yoko Ono has asked users of the microblogging service Twitter to tweet a million birthday wishes for John Lennon today, the 70th anniversary of his birthday.
Ringo Starr has released a brief video tribute to John Lennon, ahead of the 70th anniversary of his former bandmate's birth.
The Beatles' manager Brian Epstein has been honoured by a plaque in London.
Technology corporation Hewlett-Packard is to digitise and store the private collection of Sir Paul McCartney, it has been announced.
Mark David Chapman, who on 8 December 1980 shot and killed John Lennon, has been denied parole for the sixth time.
Yoko Ono visited John Lennon's childhood home and school during a tour of Liverpool.
Ringo Starr has asked the world to celebrate his birthday with a moment of peace and love. The former Beatle was born on 7 July 1940 in Liverpool, England.
Sir George Martin gave a talk in aid of Deafness Research UK at Kings Place in London on 28 April 2010. He took part in an hour-long conversation with …
A star for Ringo Starr has been unveiled on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce will give Ringo Starr a star on the Walk of Fame in February.
Sir Paul McCartney has been named as the third recipient of the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.
Lucy Vodden, who helped inspire The Beatles' song Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds, has died at the age of 46.
An essay written by Sir Paul McCartney as a 10-year-old has been discovered in Liverpool's Central Library after more than 50 years.
George Harrison's widow Olivia has won a legal battle to replace a razor wire security fence around her home, despite objections from neighbours.
Sir Paul McCartney has rebuffed rumours that Michael Jackson pledged to leave him his share of the ownership of The Beatles' publishing in his will.
The Beatles' former business manager, Allen Klein, has died in New York City at the age of 77.
Sir Paul McCartney has posted an extended written tribute to Michael Jackson on his official website.
Sir Paul McCartney has paid tribute to Michael Jackson, who died following cardiac arrest in Los Angeles on 25 June 2009.
Ringo Starr is to be awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles.