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Abbey Road studios given English Heritage status

The famous Abbey Road studios has been given listed building status by English Heritage for it's contribution to music history - The Beatles recorded many albums there. The venue has been given Grade II status - the third-highest category - for its role in shaping British music. Culture Minister

Essay by 10-year-old Paul McCartney found in library

An essay about the Queen of England's coronation, written by Sir Paul McCartney (of Beatles fame) when he was 10, has been found after lying undiscovered in Liverpool's Central Library for over 50 years. Thought to be one of the earliest surviving written works by Sir Paul, the essay gave him

Unseen Beatles photographs up for sale

Previously unseen photographs of The Beatles from the mid-60s are up for sale. The black and white images were taken when the Fab Four were at the Askers Road House Hotel in Bridport, Dorset. They show John Lennon playing with a Box Brownie camera and him and the other band members

Previously unseen George Harrison lyrics go on show

Previously unseen lyrics written by George Harrison, guitarist for The Beatles, have gone on show for the first time at the British Library in London, England. The words were penned on a scrap of paper when the musician was in his early twenties and handed to The Beatles' biographer Hunter Davies,