Matilda Battersby is Online Arts Editor for www.independent.co.uk. She writes arts breaking news, features, music and theatre reviews and lifestyle pieces.
21 November 2014 03:19 PM
The presenter took a leave of absence to look after her injured daughter
21 November 2014 01:32 PM
The publisher behind the much-loved Peter and Jane books will no longer tag its books for 'girls' or 'boys'
21 November 2014 09:45 AM
The Oscar-winner will continue to work as a filmmaker off-screen
14 November 2014 11:40 PM
More than £6 million was raised by Radio 2 listeners before tonight's 6 hour TV gala even began
14 November 2014 11:12 PM
The group will play a quiz called 'Best Club 7' later tonight
14 November 2014 09:58 PM
Cindy, Pat, Kathy and Lucy returned from the dead in tonight's Children in Need sketch
14 November 2014 09:25 PM
Midweek chart details released by the Official Charts Company showed that the song is on course to go to number one on Sunday
14 November 2014 08:49 PM
Radio fans have been donating all this week
Children in Need 2014: Ask your parents to stay up until 9pm to watch Tom and Jerry, Tess Daly urges kids
14 November 2014 08:17 PM
Lord Alan Sugar and Sir Terry Wogan are among the celebrities who have been animated for charity
14 November 2014 07:58 PM
The Scottish billionaire matched all the donations raised for Chris Evans' Children in Need auction
Obama: The only people with the right to object to immigration are Native Americans
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Ukip mocked after mistaking Westminster Cathedral – for a mosque
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
David Cameron sets out immigration reforms: We should distrust Ukip and their 'snake-oil of simple solutions'
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