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The proposal has dropped the amount of 'affordable' housing to a derisory level

Amy Winehouse's former home

Amy Winehouse's former home put up for sale by 'regretful' father Mitch

Amy Winehouse's father has said he decided to put his late daughter's home up for sale "with regret".

In pictures: Static - layered art from London's East End

The idea that visual art is only what can be spread flat across a canvas is one that has long since been abandoned. With sculpture and large-scale installations, the 2D print has become not so much outdated, but rather had to give up its monopoly over the art world and make way for more innovative uses of space.

Playtech buying assets from founder

The founder and largest shareholder of the online gaming technology company Playtech is selling a series of businesses and a property to the group in deals totalling almost £90m.

The Coincidence Engine, By Sam Leith

Tales of the totally unexpected

Zoe Leonard, Camden Arts Centre

The world usually rushes at us so quickly – its perfume, noise and changing weather, the skewing angles of our emotions and thoughts – that we find it hard to see.

Actor Jamie Waylett, who was Vincent Crabbe in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, is accused of violent rioting

Harry Potter star 'had petrol bomb in riots'

Actor Jamie Waylett caught on camera carrying bomb, but says he was not going to use it

Underground Time, By Delphine de Vigan

With all that money and sex, don't you pity these characters?

Matthew Bell: Rant & Rave (04/03/12)

Rant

Pregnant woman attacked by knifeman

A heavily pregnant woman was assaulted by three men, one of whom used a knife to "jab" her stomach, police said today.

Pete Doherty: 'I have a distinct memory of friends I had at school whose parents were, for want of a better word, bohemian. That was the kind of England that I thought I should have belonged to'

Pete Doherty: I was a bit unhinged

As the former Libertine prepares his UK debut as an artist, he talks frankly and exclusively to Matilda Battersby about Kate Moss, Amy Winehouse, his baby daughter and why he paints with his own blood

Bloomsbury set to start a new chapter as India market thrives

Publisher Bloomsbury is to set up a new business in India to take advantage of growing demand from the country's English-speaking middle class.

The Weekend's Viewing: Cricklewood Greats, Sun, BBC4
Bomber Boys, Sun, BBC1

Pastiche is a pretty unforgiving form of comedy.

Amy Winehouse inquest coroner resigns

The family of Amy Winehouse is "taking advice" over revelations that the inquest into her death could be declared invalid.

Ed Miliband is 'in the middle of nowhere', says one former supporter

Ed Miliband plans party shake-up as criticism of his leadership escalates

Lacklustre performance at PMQs stokes anger of party members who voted for him instead of his brother and now regret it

Claude Levi-Strauss, By Patrick Wilcken

It's a fertile paradox that structuralism came from the minds of idiosyncratic mavericks. Their lives seemed to embody the "great man" principle of history – even as they demolished it in theory.

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