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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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

Terry Pratchett in April 2009

Terry Pratchett: The man who poked fun at Death – and won

Nearly all 40 Discworld novels feature Death - but he's too busy eating curry and dressing as Santa to boom 'COWER, BRIEF MORTALS'

Sheikh can pick up a spray can? Ben Eine and Al Nahyan

Sheikh it, spray it: Ben Eine creates Abu Dhabi's first piece of street art

First it was David Cameron and Obama, now Ben Eine is hanging out with a Sheikh

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Why Mohammed Emwazi chose Isis

His friends were betrayed and killed by al-Shabaab
'The solution can never be to impassively watch on while desperate people drown'
An open letter to David Cameron: Building fortress Europe has had deadly results

Open letter to David Cameron

Building the walls of fortress Europe has had deadly results
Tory candidates' tweets not as 'spontaneous' as they seem - you don't say!

You don't say!

Tory candidates' election tweets not as 'spontaneous' as they appear
Mubi: Netflix for people who want to stop just watching trash

So what is Mubi?

Netflix for people who want to stop just watching trash all the time
The impossible job: how to follow Kevin Spacey?

The hardest job in theatre?

How to follow Kevin Spacey
Armenian genocide: To continue to deny the truth of this mass human cruelty is close to a criminal lie

Armenian genocide and the 'good Turks'

To continue to deny the truth of this mass human cruelty is close to a criminal lie
Lou Reed: The truth about the singer's upbringing beyond the biographers' and memoirists' myths

'Lou needed care, but what he got was ECT'

The truth about the singer's upbringing beyond
Migrant boat disaster: This human tragedy has been brewing for four years and EU states can't say they were not warned

This human tragedy has been brewing for years

EU states can't say they were not warned
Women's sportswear: From tackling a marathon to a jog in the park, the right kit can help

Women's sportswear

From tackling a marathon to a jog in the park, the right kit can help
Hillary Clinton's outfits will be as important as her policies in her presidential bid

Clinton's clothes

Like it or not, her outfits will be as important as her policies
NHS struggling to monitor the safety and efficacy of its services outsourced to private providers

Who's monitoring the outsourced NHS services?

A report finds that private firms are not being properly assessed for their quality of care
Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

The Tory MP said he did not want to stand again unless his party's manifesto ruled out a third runway. But he's doing so. Watch this space
How do Greek voters feel about Syriza's backtracking on its anti-austerity pledge?

How do Greeks feel about Syriza?

Five voters from different backgrounds tell us what they expect from Syriza's charismatic leader Alexis Tsipras
From Iraq to Libya and Syria: The wars that come back to haunt us

The wars that come back to haunt us

David Cameron should not escape blame for his role in conflicts that are still raging, argues Patrick Cockburn
Sam Baker and Lauren Laverne: Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

A new website is trying to declutter the internet to help busy women. Holly Williams meets the founders