Matilda Battersby

Matilda Battersby is Online Arts Editor for www.independent.co.uk. She writes arts breaking news, features, music and theatre reviews and lifestyle pieces.

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Mac DeMarco

Field Day 2015: Mac DeMarco joins Patti Smith and Ride in Sunday line-up

Exclusive: The former Makeout Videotape artist will perform at Victoria Park in June

Meet Lee Hadwin the ‘sleepwalking artist’ who can't draw when he's awake

Welsh artist Lee Hadwin has baffled sleep experts and can't draw when he's awake. Now a major exhibition of his work is opening in Croydon

Man finds horror film posters worth five times value of his house hidden in wall

A collection of rare film posters is to go on display in London

Charlie Hebdo: French Banksy, Blek Le Rat condemns 'cold-blooded, crazy minority'

The godfather of street art, dubbed ‘Banquesy’, urges France not to react with more hate

Baftas 2015 nominations in full: Grand Budapest Hotel leads with 11 nods

The Theory of Everything and Birdman won ten nominations apiece

Eddie Redmayne in The Theory of Everything and Benedict Cumberbatch in The Imitation Game are both nominated at the Bafta Film Awards

Baftas 2015 nominations: Benedict Cumberbatch vs Eddie Redmayne in battle of the biopics

The Theory of Everything and The Imitation Game look set to win big at Britain's equivalent of the Oscars

Wendy and Me by George Rodrigue was stolen on Monday

Punk band find stolen George Rodrigue painting worth $250,000 five minutes after discovering it was missing

The 'blue dog' painting was stolen in broad daylight on Monday

Anne Hathaway's advice to Oscars 2015 host Neil Patrick Harris? 'Don't do what I did'

Hollywood's glitziest annual event doesn't always go smoothly, as our gallery of Oscars gaffes (below) reveals

Lorenzo Richelmy in a scene from Netflix's 'Marco Polo'.

Marco Polo rides on with Kublai Khan as Netflix announces second series

The popular drama set in 13th century Mongolia and China will continue for another 10 episodes

Spectre pictures: Daniel Craig and Bond girl Léa Seydoux in the Austrian Alps

But Oberhauser, the ski instructor played by Christoph Waltz, is nowhere in sight

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Greece elections: In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza

Greece elections

In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza, says Patrick Cockburn
Holocaust Memorial Day: Nazi victims remembered as spectre of prejudice reappears

Holocaust Memorial Day

Nazi victims remembered as spectre of prejudice reappears over Europe
Homeless Veterans appeal: Homeless in Wales can find inspiration from Daniel’s story

Homeless Veterans appeal

Homeless in Wales can find inspiration from Daniel’s story
Front National family feud? Marine Le Pen and her relatives clash over French far-right party's response to Paris terror attacks

Front National family feud?

Marine Le Pen and her relatives clash over French far-right party's response to Paris terror attacks
Woman who was sent to three Nazi death camps describes how she escaped the gas chamber

Auschwitz liberation 70th anniversary

Woman sent to three Nazi death camps describes surviving gas chamber
DSK, Dodo the Pimp, and the Carlton Hotel

The inside track on France's trial of the year

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Dodo the Pimp, and the Carlton Hotel:
As provocative now as they ever were

Sarah Kane season

Why her plays are as provocative now as when they were written
Murder of Japanese hostage has grim echoes of a killing in Iraq 11 years ago

Murder of Japanese hostage has grim echoes of another killing

Japanese mood was against what was seen as irresponsible trips to a vicious war zone
Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

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
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

'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
'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

'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