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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Glastonbury 2015 aerial photos: Stunning images show how massive tent city really is

Worthy Farm site spans more than eight miles

Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter in the Philosopher's Stone

Cursed Child: JK Rowling confirms new Harry Potter story for the theatre

Orphan wizard’s years spent in the cupboard under the stairs set to take centre stage

Taylor Swift lets Apple Music stream 1989 after royalties U-turn

Singer has shaken off her row with tech giant

Shepard Fairey faces fines of more than $10,000

Shepard Fairey dismisses Detroit warrant for his arrest as ‘hilarious’

Exclusive: Infamous street artist, who could face up to five years in jail, dismisses police bid to catch him

A 1974 film adaptation of Swallows and Amazons

BBC changes name of Swallows and Amazons character from Titty to Tatty

The character of Titty was based on Mavis Altounyans

A festival attendee braves the mud as she arrives at the Glastonbury Festival site at Worthy Farm, Pilton on June 22, 2011

Glastonbury 2015: Medics prepare for cases of trench foot

Going to Glasto? Stock up on socks and talcum powder

Radzi Chinyanganya, who will be revealing the inside of his stomach live on the famous children's TV show by swallowing a pill.

Blue Peter presenter to reveal internal organs on live television

Children are advised to finish their tea prior to 5pm this Thursday

Fontaine De La Concorde 1935 - Roger Schall

Paris By Night: Nocturnal 1930s photographs make city of love even more romantic

Roger Schall’s photographs go on display for the first time

Dudley, Vernon and Petunia Dursley

JK Rowling finally reveals why the Dursleys hated Harry Potter so much

Vernon Dursley's feelings towards his nephew stem from offence caused by his father James

Taylor Swift poses in the press room iwth her awards at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada

Taylor Swift shakes off Apple Music in open letter: 'These are not the complaints of a petulant child'

"Bad Blood" singer pens Tumblr post on behalf of struggling artists

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Greece says 'No': A night of huge celebrations in Athens as voters decisively back Tsipras and his anti-austerity stance in historic referendum

Greece referendum

Greeks say 'No' to austerity and plunge Europe into crisis
Ten years after the 7/7 terror attacks, is Britain an altered state?

7/7 bombings anniversary

Ten years after the terror attacks, is Britain an altered state?
Beautiful evening dresses are some of the loveliest Donatella has created

Versace haute couture review

Beautiful evening dresses are some of the loveliest Donatella has ever created
No hope and no jobs, so Gaza's young risk their lives, climb the fence and run for it

No hope and no jobs in Gaza

So the young risk their lives and run for it
Fashion apps: Retailers roll together shopping and social networking for mobile customers

Fashion apps

Retailers roll together shopping and social networking for mobile customers
The Greek referendum exposes a gaping hole at the heart of the European Union – its distinct lack of any genuine popular legitimacy

Gaping hole at the heart of the European Union

Treatment of Greece has shown up a lack of genuine legitimacy
Number of young homeless in Britain 'more than three times the official figures'

'Everything changed when I went to the hostel'

Number of young homeless people in Britain is 'more than three times the official figures'
Compton Cricket Club

Compton Cricket Club

Portraits of LA cricketers from notorious suburb to be displayed in London
London now the global money-laundering centre for the drug trade, says crime expert

Wlecome to London, drug money-laundering centre for the world

'Mexico is its heart and London is its head'
The Buddhist temple minutes from Centre Court that helps a winner keep on winning

The Buddhist temple minutes from Centre Court

It helps a winner keep on winning
Is this the future of flying: battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks?

Is this the future of flying?

Battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks
Isis are barbarians – but the Caliphate is a dream at the heart of all Muslim traditions

Isis are barbarians

but the Caliphate is an ancient Muslim ideal
The Brink's-Mat curse strikes again: three tons of stolen gold that brought only grief

Curse of Brink's Mat strikes again

Death of John 'Goldfinger' Palmer the latest killing related to 1983 heist
Greece debt crisis: 'The ministers talk to us about miracles' – why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum

'The ministers talk to us about miracles'

Why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum
Call of the wild: How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate

Call of the wild

How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate