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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Scott Walker

Governor Scott Walker: I don't know if President Obama is a Christian

The Wisconsin governor reportedly refused to answer journalists' questions as a matter of principle

Sam Smith reveals fears he 'would go mental' following In The Lonely Hour success

The English singer/songwriter has struggled with overnight success

Jason Segal and Cameron Diaz star in Sex Tape

Razzies 2015: Cameron Diaz, Kirk Cameron and Transformers Age Of Ex-STINK-tion 'win big' at Golden Raspberry Awards

Sex Tape and The Other Woman earned Diaz the least-coveted 'actress' gong in awards season

Kathy in EastEnders

EastEnders live week: Kathy comes home to Albert Square despite being dead for a decade

Gillian Taylforth walked into Walford as if that fatal car accident had never happened

Bobby Beale played by Eliot Carrington

EastEnders becomes most-watched TV programme of the year, audiences all of a Twitter over Lucy Beale killer

More than 30,000 tweets were posted in the minute after the killer was revealed

Who killed Lucy Beale? We've no idea

Lucy Beale killer: Who are the prime suspects in EastEnders' biggest murder hunt?

Tomorrow all will revealed, but for now let's speculate on the likeliest - and some less likely - names in the frame

The right stuff: 'Ukip: the First 100 Days'

Ukip: the First 100 Days provokes 1,600 complaints, described as 'biased, partisan depiction' by Nigel Farage

Broadcaster Channel 4 said it had remained 'duly impartial'

Ninja Warrior US looks remarkably similar to the Nineties assault course game show Gladiator

Ninja Warrior UK: ITV's new assault course show is redolent of Gladiators and Total Wipeout

Ben Shephard and the Saturdays' Rochelle Humes will present the show

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams trampolines naked with his dog

Gerry Adams recounts the 'joy' of trampolining naked with his dog

The Irish republican politician declined to reveal what tricks his dog can do

Romola Garai in the BBC's version of 'The Crimson Petal and the White'

Harris' List of Covent Garden Ladies: Georgian guide to London sex workers acquired by Wellcome Collection

Booklet included the names, brothel addresses and lofty descriptions of prostitutes' physical appearance and skills

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Not even the 'putrid throat' could stop the Ross Poldark swoon-fest'

Not even the 'putrid throat' could stop the Ross Poldark swoon-fest'

How a costume drama became a Sunday night staple
Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers as he pushes Tories on housing

Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers

Labour leader pushes Tories on housing
Aviation history is littered with grand failures - from the the Bristol Brabazon to Concorde - but what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?

Aviation history is littered with grand failures

But what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?
Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of Soviet-style 'iron curtains' right across Europe

Fortress Europe?

Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of 'iron curtains'
Never mind what you're wearing, it's what you're reclining on

Never mind what you're wearing

It's what you're reclining on that matters
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband

Chuka Umunna: A virus of racism runs through Ukip

The shadow business secretary on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
Yemen crisis: This exotic war will soon become Europe's problem

Yemen's exotic war will soon affect Europe

Terrorism and boatloads of desperate migrants will be the outcome of the Saudi air campaign, says Patrick Cockburn
Marginal Streets project aims to document voters in the run-up to the General Election

Marginal Streets project documents voters

Independent photographers Joseph Fox and Orlando Gili are uploading two portraits of constituents to their website for each day of the campaign
Game of Thrones: Visit the real-life kingdom of Westeros to see where violent history ends and telly tourism begins

The real-life kingdom of Westeros

Is there something a little uncomfortable about Game of Thrones shooting in Northern Ireland?
How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
Samuel West interview: The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents

Samuel West interview

The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents
General Election 2015: Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Fashion editor, Alexander Fury, on what the leaders' appearances tell us about them
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

The architect of the HeForShe movement and head of UN Women on the world's failure to combat domestic violence