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Louise Wilson with Jonathan Saunders in 2012

Louise Wilson: The indelible legacy of a truly great educator

From Alexander McQueen to Mary Katrantzou, Wilson's tutelage was fundamental to moulding the current wave of London-educated designers

Legendary fashion professor Louise Wilson has died. She is credited with having launched the careers of John Galliano, Alexander McQueen and Christopher Kane among others

Louise Wilson: Central Saint Martins professor dies aged 52

The legendary tutor died in her sleep last night

Giant gorilla statue made of spoons unveiled for Uri Geller

Creation is made from 40,000 spoons

Cate Blanchett: Mother stereotypes are 'complete rubbish'

The Oscar-winning actress said pressure is heaped on working mothers

Mantel's two books, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, have been adapted for the stage by the RSC

Hilary Mantel: Fuss over Kate comments shows Britain has become 'narrow and intolerant'

The two-time Booker Prize winner said she stands by her remarks

The funeral of the murdered teacher took place today at the Catholic Church of The Immaculate Heart of Mary, in the Moortown area of north Leeds.

Ann Maguire: Funeral held for teacher stabbed to death in Leeds

The service was held at the Catholic Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Tom Cruise finally acknowledges his running prowess in new Twitter bio

Actor particularly good at running from explosions or toward Russians

Katie Hopkins criticised

Katie Hopkins attacks ‘in vogue’ selfie campaign for kidnapped Nigeria schoolgirls

Hopkins said real action was required to save the girls - not social media

Solange was in fine spirits when she performed at New York Magazine's Vulture festival just days after her row with Jay Z
The NFL player faces two counts of first-degree murder

NFL star Aaron Hernandez charged with two counts of first-degree murder in relation to unsolved killings

These are the second murder charges brought against former New England Patriots player

Solange 'attacks' Jay Z: Pair and Beyonce finally break silence over Met Gala lift incident

Trio say they are 'united' and deny that Solange was intoxicated

Marlon King arrives at Nottingham Crown Court, Nottingham, where was sentenced for dangerous driving
Stephen Sutton, who has died of cancer

Stephen Sutton dies: Teenager has raised £4m

Tributes have poured in for the teenager who has been hailed an inspiration

Stuart Lancaster says he would like to carry on beyond the 2015 World Cup

Stuart Lancaster: 'I've made mistakes but we have momentum'

Ahead of a tough tour of New Zealand, the England coach tells Chris Hewett about his battle for credibility, and how the side is shaping up for a home World Cup
Artist and television personality Rolf Harris arrives at Southwark Crown Court on May 14, 2014 in London, England. Mr Harris, who was arrested in March 2013 by police officers working for Operation Yewtree, denies 12 charges of indecent assault against four girls.

Rolf Harris trial: Entertainer told alleged victim's brother 'it takes two to tango'

The woman's parents also spoke in court, telling jurors they were shocked at claims against a man they had "trusted"

Luis Suarez looks towards the crowd during the 2-1 victory over England
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Cheesecake frozen yoghurt by Constance and Mathilde Lorenzi
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John Barrowman kisses his male “bride” at a mock Gretna Green during the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony
peopleBarrowman's opening ceremony message to Commonwealth countries where he would be sent to prison for being gay
Sir Bradley Wiggins removes his silver medal after the podium ceremony for the men’s 4,000m team pursuit in Glasgow yesterday
Commonwealth games Disappointment for Sir Bradley in team pursuit final as England are forced to settle for silver
Alistair Brownlee (right) celebrates with his gold medal after winning the men’s triathlon alongside brother Jonny (left), who got silver
England's Jodie Stimpson won the women’s triathlon in the morning
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Jamie Dornan stars as Christian Grey in the Fifty Shades of Grey movie
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Backhanders, bribery and abuses of power have soared in China as economy surges

Bribery and abuses of power soar in China

The bribery is fuelled by the surge in China's economy but the rules of corruption are subtle and unspoken, finds Evan Osnos, as he learns the dark arts from a master
Commonwealth Games 2014: Highland terriers stole the show at the opening ceremony

Highland terriers steal the show at opening ceremony

Gillian Orr explores why a dog loved by film stars and presidents is finally having its day
German art world rocked as artists use renowned fat sculpture to distil schnapps

Brewing the fat from artwork angers widow of sculptor

Part of Joseph Beuys' 1982 sculpture 'Fettecke' used to distil schnapps
BBC's The Secret History of Our Streets reveals a fascinating window into Britain's past

BBC takes viewers back down memory lane

The Secret History of Our Streets, which returns with three films looking at Scottish streets, is the inverse of Benefits Street - delivering warmth instead of cynicism
Joe, film review: Nicolas Cage delivers an astonishing performance in low budget drama

Nicolas Cage shines in low-budget drama Joe

Cage plays an ex-con in David Gordon Green's independent drama, which has been adapted from a novel by Larry Brown
How to make your own gourmet ice lollies, granitas, slushy cocktails and frozen yoghurt

Make your own ice lollies and frozen yoghurt

Think outside the cool box for this summer's tempting frozen treats
Ford Fiesta is UK's most popular car of all-time, with sales topping 4.1 million since 1976

Fiesta is UK's most popular car of all-time

Sales have topped 4.1 million since 1976. To celebrate this milestone, four Independent writers recall their Fiestas with pride
10 best reed diffusers

Heaven scent: 10 best reed diffusers

Keep your rooms smelling summery and fresh with one of these subtle but distinctive home fragrances that’ll last you months
Commonwealth Games 2014: Female boxers set to compete for first time

Female boxers set to compete at Commonwealth Games for first time

There’s no favourites and with no headguards anything could happen
Five things we’ve learned so far about Manchester United under Louis van Gaal

Five things we’ve learned so far about United under Van Gaal

It’s impossible to avoid the impression that the Dutch manager is playing to the gallery a little
Screwing your way to the top? Good for Lana Del Rey for helping kill that myth

Screwing your way to the top?

Good for Lana Del Rey for helping kill that myth, says Grace Dent
Will the young Britons fighting in Syria be allowed to return home and resume their lives?

Will Britons fighting in Syria be able to resume their lives?

Tony Blair's Terrorism Act 2006 has made it an offence to take part in military action abroad with a "political, ideological, religious or racial motive"
Beyoncé poses as Rosie the Riveter, the wartime poster girl who became a feminist pin-up

Beyoncé poses as Rosie the Riveter

The wartime poster girl became the ultimate American symbol of female empowerment
The quest to find the perfect pair of earphones: Are custom, 3D printed earbuds the solution?

The quest to find the perfect pair of earphones

Earphones don't fit properly, offer mediocre audio quality and can even be painful. So the quest to design the perfect pair is music to Seth Stevenson's ears
US Army's shooting star: Lt-Col Steven Cole is the man Hollywood calls when it wants to borrow a tank or check a military uniform

Meet the US Army's shooting star

Lt-Col Steven Cole is the man Hollywood calls when it wants to borrow a tank or check a military uniform