News The psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, who died in 1939

Police are hunting burglars who tried to steal the ashes of psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud from a London crematorium.

Winehouse tops album chart

Amy Winehouse reached the top of the album chart last night, more than four months after her death. Her posthumous collection Lioness: Hidden Treasures, which features original tracks and covers, was released last Monday.

Howard Jacobson: The futility of trying to escape one's destiny

Last week the cricket writer Peter Roebuck died.

Leading article: Don't compromise Amy Winehouse's artistic legacy

Were Amy Winehouse still alive, would she be releasing an album in a month's time consisting mostly of previously unreleased tracks and alternative versions of old songs? We'll never know, but it seems unlikely.

An album of unreleased tracks by Amy Winehouse is to go on sale

New Amy Winehouse album to be released

An album of unreleased tracks by Amy Winehouse is to go on sale just months after the singer's death.

Album: Maverick Sabre, Lonely Are the Brave (Mercury)

Soul-rapper Maverick Sabre has steadily built a devoted following, as witness the Jazz Cafe audience enthusiastically singing along with "They Found Him a Gun", the bonus track concluding Lonely Are the Brave.

Amy Winehouse worth £2 million at time of death

Amy Winehouse was worth just over £2 million at the time of her death.

Mercury rising: The top 20

The 20th Mercury Prize is awarded this week. To celebrate, Simmy Richman presents the greatest hits of the 'alternative to the Brits'

Winehouse looms large over Mobos

Amy's goddaughter is shortlisted for an award at the Mobos, which will feature a tribute to the late singer

Caro Emerald, Jazz Café, London

Dutch diva puts on a vintage show

Letter from the editor: Press play, and smile

We don’t talk about music enough. Three sad stories in today’s paper got us all humming. The subsequent discussions got decidedly heated.

Winehouse 'not on drugs the night she died'

The singer's public battle with drink and drugs meant her death at 27 prompted suggestions that they were the cause

View from Amol Rajan: The inconvenient truths that spoil a good headline

To a much greater extent than is generally acknowledged, we use events to justify conclusions we were already minded to make.

George Michael, State Opera House, Prague

"I'm totally winging it," George Michael admits. Justifiably, the "Wake Me Up Before You Go Go" singer has the "jitterbugs". It's been a turbulent couple of decades and this is an emotional, confessional gig.

No illegal substance found in Amy Winehouse's body

Toxicology results show there were "no illegal substances" in Amy Winehouse's body at the time of her death, her family said today.

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And it will trigger more war in future
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Poldark star Heida Reed

'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'
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The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

Netanyahu knows he can get away with anything in America, says Robert Fisk
Families clubbing together to build their own affordable accommodation

Do It Yourself approach to securing a new house

Community land trusts marking a new trend for taking the initiative away from developers
Head of WWF UK: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

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The head of WWF UK remains sanguine despite the Government’s failure to live up to its pledges on the environment
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Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Set in a mythologised 5th-century Britain, ‘The Buried Giant’ is a strange beast
With money, corruption and drugs, this monk fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’

Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

The first 'American Idol' winner on how she manages to remain her own woman – Jane Austen fascination and all
Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn