Ticket sales at this year's Edinburgh Fringe are up by an estimated 5%, according to its organisers, after a slight dip last year.
Feminist comedian Bridget Christie is the 2013 winner of the Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards.
Actor Kevin Spacey says television viewers have started to demand "complex, smart stories" as they become accustomed to "bingeing" on box sets, in a keynote speech in Edinburgh.
Two comedians are jointly named as winners of the So You Think You're Funny? competition for up-and-coming stand-ups.
The nominees for this year's Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards are unveiled.
A production of Shakespeare being performed at the Edinburgh festival is using live music from two Chinese rock bands.
Comedian Rob Auton, from York, wins an award for the funniest joke of the Edinburgh Fringe, voted for by the public.
Comedian Bec Hill got an unexpected heckle when her boyfriend proposed in the middle of her Edinburgh Fringe stand-up show.
The "funny feminists" standing up for women's rights at the Edinburgh Fringe