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Madonna kisses Snow White in an artwork by Saint Hoax

Madonna criticised for posting artwork of her kissing Snow White on Instagram

The singer was promoting album Rebel Heart on International Women's Day

Katie Brayben is nominated for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Carole King in Beautiful

Olivier Awards 2015: Nominations in full from Wolf Hall to Beautiful - The Carole King Musical

Memphis the Musical leads with nine nominations while Beautiful has eight

Paloma Faith performs at the Brit Awards in London

Spectre theme tune: Paloma Faith thinks she's ruined her James Bond chances by being uncool

The British singer is among the favourites to perform the next big 007 song

Women protest at the rape and murder of Jyoti Singh

India's Daughter: Indian TV channel stages silent protest over banning of shocking Delhi gang-rape documentary

NDTV aired a slate with the film's title for an hour instead of rescheduling

Sam Smith and John Legend have collaborated on the official Red Nose Day single

Sam Smith and John Legend release special duet for Comic Relief

The one-off version of 'Lay Me Down' will be the official Red Nose Day single

Kanye West and Madonna are 'comrades' in breaking musical boundaries, apparently

Kanye West is 'black Madonna', according to Madonna

Both artists share a comradeship in pushing musical boundaries...or something

Matthew Lewis as a teenager in the Harry Potter movies and now, aged 25

Emma Watson posts picture of Neville Longbottom actor Matthew Lewis playing a soldier in Bluestone 42, leaves Twitter in shock

Matthew Lewis played the awkward student in the Harry Potter movies

Alex Larke and Bianca Nicholas of Electro Velvet will represent the UK at Eurovision 2015

Electro Velvet: Meet the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 UK entry and listen to 'Still In Love With You'

Alex Larke and Bianca Nicholas will be heading to Vienna in May

Germaine Greer is not at all convinced by the goals of modern feminism

International Women's Day 2015: Germaine Greer brands feminism 'ageist' and demands right to 'grow up'

The 76-year-old academic is also unconvinced by equality as a major goal

Electro Velvet, made up of Alex Larke and Bianca Nicholas, will represent the UK at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015

Eurovision 2015: Funniest Twitter reactions to UK entry Electro Velvet

The great British public do not think we have much of a chance in Austria

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The saffron censorship that governs India

Zareer Masani reveals why national pride and religious sentiment trump freedom of expression
Prince Charles' 'black spider' letters to be published 'within weeks'

Prince Charles' 'black spider' letters to be published 'within weeks'

Supreme Court rules Dominic Grieve's ministerial veto was invalid
Distressed Zayn Malik fans are cutting themselves - how did fandom get so dark?

How did fandom get so dark?

Grief over Zayn Malik's exit from One Direction seemed amusing until stories of mass 'cutting' emerged. Experts tell Gillian Orr the distress is real, and the girls need support
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The cosmic collisions that have shed light on unseen parallel Universe

Dark matter study gives scientists insight into mystery of space
The Swedes are adding a gender-neutral pronoun to their dictionary

Swedes introduce gender-neutral pronoun

Why, asks Simon Usborne, must English still struggle awkwardly with the likes of 's/he' and 'they'?
Disney's mega money-making formula: 'Human' remakes of cartoon classics are part of a lucrative, long-term creative plan

Disney's mega money-making formula

'Human' remakes of cartoon classics are part of a lucrative, long-term creative plan
Lobster has gone mainstream with supermarket bargains for £10 or less - but is it any good?

Lobster has gone mainstream

Anthea Gerrie, raised on meaty specimens from the waters around Maine, reveals how to cook up an affordable feast
Easter 2015: 14 best decorations

14 best Easter decorations

Get into the Easter spirit with our pick of accessories, ornaments and tableware
Paul Scholes column: Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season

Paul Scholes column

Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season
Inside the Kansas greenhouses where Monsanto is 'playing God' with the future of the planet

The future of GM

The greenhouses where Monsanto 'plays God' with the future of the planet
Britain's mild winters could be numbered: why global warming is leaving UK chillier

Britain's mild winters could be numbered

Gulf Stream is slowing down faster than ever, scientists say
Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

Donation brings total raised by Homeless Veterans campaign to at least £1.25m
Oh dear, the most borrowed book at Bank of England library doesn't inspire confidence

The most borrowed book at Bank of England library? Oh dear

The book's fifth edition is used for Edexcel exams
Cowslips vs honeysuckle: The hunt for the UK’s favourite wildflower

Cowslips vs honeysuckle

It's the hunt for UK’s favourite wildflower
Child abuse scandal: Did a botched blackmail attempt by South African intelligence help Cyril Smith escape justice?

Did a botched blackmail attempt help Cyril Smith escape justice?

A fresh twist reveals the Liberal MP was targeted by the notorious South African intelligence agency Boss