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Amy Winehouse's wedding dress, which was to be auctioned for charity, has been stolen from her home

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Amy Winehouse's wedding dress, which was to be auctioned for charity, has been stolen from her home.

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2008: Macbeth; Lowland Hall, Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh International Festival

A former cowshed beside Edinburgh Airport is transformed into a multi-level concrete bunker. Downstairs, the faithful obey the call to prayer. Upstairs, General Duncan watches an incident unfold on multiple TV screen. Captain Macbeth is refusing to obey the order to abort a mission. He leads his men into the mosque below where they shoot, stab and decapitate every worshipper in sight.

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Camden girl with attitude releases hugely impressive debut that hints at masterwork still to come ….

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Winehouse clocks up 1.7m posthumous sales

Amy Winehouse is still proving to be one of the most popular British recording artists of modern time, with fans buying more than 1.7 million copies of her recordings in the year since her death.

eBay boost for Amy Winehouse charity

Online auction firm eBay is to boost a fund set up in memory of Amy Winehouse on the first anniversary of her death.

Nick Grimshaw, pictured last night at Bacardi's 150th birthday party at which Bacardi Beginnings, a music mentoring scheme was launched

Grimshaw's rise to Radio's top job

With his sculpted hairdo, his roster of cool mates and appearances at all the best parties, new Radio 1 breakfast host Nick Grimshaw seems a world away from the rough and ready charm of Chris Moyles.

Singer Amy Winehouse in 2007

Winehouse mother: Grief doesn't get any easier

The mother of the late singer Amy Winehouse says that almost a year after her death the grief "doesn't get any easier".

Prophet of loss: Leonard Cohen, now 78

For my next number – illness and death

Forget sex and drugs, rock's newest subject is ageing, says Nick Hasted

Album: Patti Smith, Banga (Columbia)

Patti Smith's latest album, her best in a while, is held together by a spine of pieces themed around exploration, from the culture-shock encounter of "Amerigo", through the cosmic awe of "Tarkovsky (The Second Stop Is Jupiter)" and the aesthetic strivings of "Constantine's Dream", to her lovely version of Neil Young's "After the Gold Rush", with children being rocketed off to seek fertile new planets.

Amy Winehouse's home on sale for £2.7m

The London home where Amy Winehouse lived and died has been put up for sale by her family for £2.7 million.

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