Matilda Battersby

Matilda Battersby is Digital Arts Editor for The Independent. She writes arts breaking news, features, music and theatre reviews and lifestyle pieces.

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Bonnie Tyler's Total Eclipse of the Heart is trending

Solar eclipse: Bonnie Tyler's 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' is back in our lives as Spotify streams more than triple

Dancing ninjas, weirdly oversexed schoolboys and feathered hair to make Farrah Fawcett jealous - what's not to love about this unusual video?

Rob Brydon and Sheridan Smith will star in The Huntsman as dwarves

Sheridan Smith and Rob Brydon to play dwarves in Snow White and the Huntsman prequel

Brydon, who also appears in the live action Cinderella, joked he was "too tall" for the role

Breastfeeding: Mothers are repeatedly told breast is best - but what about the lack of support when babies have tongue-tie?

Lack of diagnosis and medical support can cause intense worry for parents during those crucial early weeks of breastfeeding as they are left thinking "Why is my child not getting what they need?"

So breastfeeding improves your child's IQ? Try telling that to the women who physically can't

While useful, many studies carry an implicit criticism of anyone who fails to succeed in breastfeeding

Madge and Harold are reunited for Neighbours' 30th birthday

Neighbours at 30: Madge Bishop makes surprise return from the dead as EastEnders pay tribute to Australian soap

Harold Bishop gets a surprise visit from his wife as Aussie soap celebrates three decades

Game of Thrones will run for ten years if HBO gets its way but showrunners have mentioned ending it after seven

Game of Thrones season 5 world premiere: Westeros comes to London's Bloody Tower

The first episode of the new series will be viewed tonight in an appropriately bloody setting

Jeremy Clarkson

Jeremy Clarkson suspended: BBC apologises to viewers for pulling Top Gear

He might be yet to say 'sorry', but the BBC tell disappointed Top Gear viewers 'we do hope you'll understand'

Maxine Peake as Hamlet with Katie West as Ophelia

Maxine Peake 'traumatised' by watching herself play Hamlet ahead of cinema release

“There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” - William Shakespeare, Hamlet

Dumbo was the fourth animated Disney film, first released in 1941

Dumbo ending: Peta urges Tim Burton to set Jumbo free in Disney reboot

The elephant with the big ears could find himself flying out of captivity

Terry Pratchett has died, aged 66

Terry Pratchett: More than 6,000 sign petition asking Death to give Discworld author back

'There are times in life when people must know when not to let go,' the author once said

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Fifa corruption: The 161-page dossier that exposes the organisation's dark heart

The 161-page dossier that exposes Fifa's dark heart

How did a group of corrupt officials turn football’s governing body into what was, in essence, a criminal enterprise? Chris Green and David Connett reveal all
Mediterranean migrant crisis: 'If Europe thinks bombing boats will stop smuggling, it will not. We will defend ourselves,' says Tripoli PM

Exclusive interview with Tripoli PM Khalifa al-Ghweil

'If Europe thinks bombing boats will stop smuggling, it will not. We will defend ourselves'
Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles: How the author foretold the Californian water crisis

Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles

How the author foretold the Californian water crisis
Chinese artist who posted funny image of President Xi Jinping facing five years in prison as authorities crackdown on dissent in the arts

Art attack

Chinese artist who posted funny image of President Xi Jinping facing five years in prison
Marc Jacobs is putting Cher in the limelight as the face of his latest campaign

Cher is the new face of Marc Jacobs

Alexander Fury explains why designers are turning to august stars to front their lines
Parents of six-year-old who beat leukaemia plan to climb Ben Nevis for cancer charity

'I'm climbing Ben Nevis for my daughter'

Karen Attwood's young daughter Yasmin beat cancer. Now her family is about to take on a new challenge - scaling Ben Nevis to help other children
10 best wedding gift ideas

It's that time of year again... 10 best wedding gift ideas

Forget that fancy toaster, we've gone off-list to find memorable gifts that will last a lifetime
Paul Scholes column: With the Premier League over for another year, here are my end of season awards

Paul Scholes column

With the Premier League over for another year, here are my end of season awards
Heysel disaster 30th anniversary: Liverpool have seen too much tragedy to forget fateful day in Belgium

Liverpool have seen too much tragedy to forget Heysel

Thirty years ago, 39 fans waiting to watch a European Cup final died as a result of a fatal cocktail of circumstances. Ian Herbert looks at how a club dealt with this tragedy
Amir Khan vs Chris Algieri: Khan’s audition for Floyd Mayweather may turn into a no-win situation, says Frank Warren

Khan’s audition for Mayweather may turn into a no-win situation

The Bolton fighter could be damned if he dazzles and damned if he doesn’t against Algieri, the man last seen being decked six times by Pacquiao, says Frank Warren
Blundering Tony Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

Blundering Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

For Arabs – and for Britons who lost their loved ones in his shambolic war in Iraq – his appointment was an insult, says Robert Fisk
Fifa corruption arrests: All hail the Feds for riding to football's rescue

Fifa corruption arrests

All hail the Feds for riding to football's rescue, says Ian Herbert
Isis in Syria: The Kurdish enclave still resisting the tyranny of President Assad and militant fighters

The Kurdish enclave still resisting the tyranny of Assad and Isis

In Syrian Kurdish cantons along the Turkish border, the progressive aims of the 2011 uprising are being enacted despite the war. Patrick Cockburn returns to Amuda
How I survived Cambodia's Killing Fields: Acclaimed surgeon SreyRam Kuy celebrates her mother's determination to escape the US

How I survived Cambodia's Killing Fields

Acclaimed surgeon SreyRam Kuy celebrates her mother's determination to escape to the US
Stephen Mangan interview: From posh buffoon to pregnant dad, the actor has quite a range

How Stephen Mangan got his range

Posh buffoon, hapless writer, pregnant dad - Mangan is certainly a versatile actor