Jess Denham

Jess Denham reports on Arts + Entertainment for The Independent website

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Elvis Presley poses for a studio portrait

Elvis Presley 80th birthday: First record sells at Graceland auction for $300,000

Ballad 'My Happiness' was among a host of items sold in celebration yesterday

London-based electropop trio Years & Years

BBC Sound of 2015: Years & Years top poll previously won by Sam Smith and Adele

The London-based trio beat Brits Critics' Choice winner James Bay to the title

Jamie Dornan as the disturbing killer Paul Spector

The Fall series 3: Creator 'very confident' the drama will return - with or without Jamie Dornan

Allan Cubitt hopes the story can continue and is waiting for the go-ahead

Former Oasis musician Noel Gallagher

Noel Gallagher has a message for modern bands: 'If you're number one, you must be s**t'

The Oasis guitarist has been bemoaning the state of the industry yet again

Jack Hodgson, Nikki Alexander and Thomas Chamberlain star in Silent Witness episode 'Sniper's Nest'

Charlie Hebdo: BBC criticised for airing 'sniper' Silent Witness episode in wake of Paris shooting

The BBC insists the storyline was 'different' from the tragic events in France

Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

Fifty Shades of Grey movie: R rating in US means young film fans will have to bring mum

The Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson film has a 15 rating in the UK

Australian rapper Iggy Azalea performs at the People's Choice Awards 2015

Iggy Azalea: Negative criticism is '100,000 per cent to do with the fact I have a vagina'

The rapper believes her male counterparts do not get the same stick she does

The cast and crew of National Geographic miniseries Killing Jesus

Killing Jesus: Muslim-raised actor Haaz Sleiman defends lead role in Ridley Scott miniseries

Some conservative Christians have questioned filmmakers' casting decision

Shia LaBeouf and Maddie Ziegler dance in Sia's 'Elastic Heart' video

Sia apologises for 'Elastic Heart' music video that sees Shia LaBeouf wrestle 12-year-old Maddie Ziegler

The Australian singer says she only wanted to 'create emotional content'

Martin Luther King biopic Selma

Martin Luther King biopic Selma to be shown for free to New York students

Tickets to the 'powerful' film will be offered to thousands of high schoolers

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Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
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'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
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'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

Army general planning to come out
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

25 years of The Independent on Sunday

The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

A C Benson called him 'a horrid little fellow', George Orwell would have shot him, but what a giant he seems now, says DJ Taylor
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Growing mussels

Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project