Matilda Battersby is Digital Arts Editor for The Independent. She writes arts breaking news, features, music and theatre reviews and lifestyle pieces.
13 July 2015 12:00 AM
The evil Queen in George RR Martin's fantasy series reveals a soft spot for the children's cartoon
Anger as Go Set A Watchman exposes bigoted Atticus Finch: True nature of Harper Lee's hero can be explained by her father
12 July 2015 03:13 PM
Amasa Coleman Lee changed his views on segregation while Lee was writing Mockingbird
12 July 2015 01:22 PM
Comic Con's Batman v Superman panel revealed a surprising anecdote
12 July 2015 12:05 PM
The Oscar-winner behind Kill Bill looks set to join Woody Allen and Oliver Stone by directing for the small screen
Jeremy Clarkson's lawyers confident he can get around BBC contract ban on doing Top Gear-style show for ITV
12 July 2015 11:01 AM
He has reportedly found a loophole in "non-compete" clause in BBC contract
12 July 2015 10:16 AM
As if news of Ben Affleck's upcoming solo Batman film weren't excitement enough...
12 July 2015 09:48 AM
The death is being treated as "unexplained"
10 July 2015 10:05 AM
Scout has turned from hapless six-year-old into loveable, if gawky young woman. But where is Atticus? And what happened to Jem?
Henry Moore's 'Old Flo' could return to London as High Court rules Tower Hamlets owns it - but new mayor won't sell
09 July 2015 01:26 PM
Draped Seated Woman could be on her way back to London
09 July 2015 10:36 AM
Actress Anne Kirkbride died in January
Is Britain really full up? Are migrants taking our jobs? Leading academic answers the most common anti-immigration claims
Calais Migrant Crisis: Deputy Mayor of Calais labels Cameron's use of 'swarm' as 'racist' and 'ignorant'
Chris Leslie: Jeremy Corbyn's anti-austerity agenda will harm the poor, says Labour shadow Chancellor
Landlords renting properties to illegal immigrants to face up to five years in prison
While we fixate on Calais, the Home Office is quietly deporting dozens of migrants on 'ghost flights'
Calais crisis: The seven claims made about the migrants - and the reality
- 1 Sabrina Corgatelli: US hunting tourist posts picture of herself with dead giraffe after Cecil the lion outrage
- 2 Dutch King Willem-Alexander declares the end of the welfare state
- 3 A-level results 2015: UK exam board OCR admits it 'estimates' hundreds of pupils' grades after papers 'go missing'
- 4 Giant Minion terrorises drivers in Ireland as 40ft inflatable blocks busy Dublin road
- 5 'Cool kids' can go on to become losers in later life, study finds