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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Neil Young and Jimmy Fallon performing 'Old Man'

Spot the difference: Neil Young duets with Neil Young on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Old man take a look at my life, I'm a lot like you were

Fake Banksy stencil given to artist Alex Jakob-Whitworth

He fooled the newspapers, he fooled the locals but now Cumbria's Banksy imposter is coming unstuck

With yet another 'fake' Banksy print coming to light, it seems the man pretending to be 'Robin Banks' has introduced himself to too many people to be believed

Israel Yinon who collapsed in the middle of a performance and died on Thursday

Conductor Israel Yinon dies after collapsing onstage

Students mourn loss of 'big-hearted friend'

A Mexican body modification and tattoo artist known as
Peppa Pig wearing her golden boots

Peppa Pig interview: Oink! Oink! Hee hee hee!

Ten questions for the Golden Boots star ahead of her big screen debut

Charlie Sheen portrait 'capturing essence of addiction' goes up for auction

Lincoln Townley's Russell Brand portrait sold for $20,000 in December

Tut-tut: Head of restoration leaves Egyptian Museum after Tutankhamun’s beard debacle

As an investigation is launched into King Tut's gold beard being broken, the man in charge is transferred to another museum

'The Arsenal player fouled by a zebra' and other subtitle failures that make TV 'unwatchable'

Ofcom has found subtitles provide ‘inferior’ viewing experience

What do you ink? Dame Judi at 80

What do you ink? Dame Judi Dench plans tattoo to mark her 80th birthday

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel star once pretended she had Harvey Weinstein's name tattooed on her bottom

'Banksy Does New York' Film - 2014

Another Banksy hoax? Man going around claiming to be Robin Banks is not the street artist

Does the Bristol-born graffiti legend have an impersonator in Cumbria?

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Scientists hail daily pill that protects against HIV infection

Breakthrough in battle against global scourge – but will the NHS pay for it?
How we must adjust our lifestyles to nature: Welcome to the 'Anthropocene', the human epoch

Time to play God

Welcome to the 'Anthropocene', the human epoch where we may need to redefine nature itself
MacGyver returns, but with a difference: Handyman hero of classic 1980s TV series to be recast as a woman

MacGyver returns, but with a difference

Handyman hero of classic 1980s TV series to be recast as a woman
Tunnel renaissance: Why cities are hiding roads down in the ground

Tunnel renaissance

Why cities are hiding roads underground
'Backstreet Boys - Show 'Em What You're Made Of': An affectionate look at five middle-aged men

Boys to men

The Backstreet Boys might be middle-aged, married and have dodgy knees, but a heartfelt documentary reveals they’re not going gently into pop’s good night
Crufts 2015: Should foreign dogs be allowed to compete?

Crufts 2015

Should foreign dogs be allowed to compete?
10 best projectors

How to make your home cinema more cinematic: 10 best projectors

Want to recreate the big-screen experience in your sitting room? IndyBest sizes up gadgets to form your film-watching
Manchester City 1 Barcelona 2 player ratings: Luis Suarez? Lionel Messi? Joe Hart? Who was the star man?

Manchester City vs Barcelona player ratings

Luis Suarez? Lionel Messi? Joe Hart? Who was the star man at the Etihad?
Arsenal vs Monaco: Monaco - the making of Gunners' manager Arsene Wenger

Monaco: the making of Wenger

Jack Pitt-Brooke speaks to former players and learns the Frenchman’s man-management has always been one of his best skills
Cricket World Cup 2015: Chris Gayle - the West Indies' enigma lives up to his reputation

Chris Gayle: The West Indies' enigma

Some said the game's eternal rebel was washed up. As ever, he proved he writes the scripts by producing a blistering World Cup innings
In Ukraine a dark world of hybrid warfare and murky loyalties prevails

In Ukraine a dark world of hybrid warfare

This war in the shadows has been going on since the fall of Mr Yanukovych
'Birdman' and 'Bullets Over Broadway': Homage or plagiarism?

Homage or plagiarism?

'Birdman' shares much DNA with Woody Allen's 'Bullets Over Broadway'
Broadchurch ends as damp squib not even David Tennant can revive

A damp squib not even David Tennant can revive

Broadchurch, Series 2 finale, review
A Koi carp breeding pond, wall-mounted iPads and a bathroom with a 'wellness' shower: inside the mansion of Germany's 'Bishop of Bling'

Inside the mansion of Germany's 'Bishop of Bling'

A Koi carp breeding pond, wall-mounted iPads and a bathroom with a 'wellness' shower