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The French-born installation artist has won the £25,000 award

The Conversation: Mary Katrantzou, designer

'Black is the natural fall-back to cleanse your palate, and to have a uniform. But look at any designer, and you'll see the way they dress isn't extravagant.'

In the studio: Laure Prouvost, film and installation artist

'You have to be helped not to see the motorway next to the waterfall'

Nicole Farhi is the latest retailer to fall by the wayside in the UK's prolonged consumer downturn

British fashion brand Nicole Farhi enters administration - but is confident of some form of survival

'Decline in high street spend coupled with rising costs has led to increased financial pressures'

In The Studio: Bedwyr Williams, painter

'I admire artists who work provincially. It takes a lot'

Cara Delevingne walks the runway during the Burberry Prorsum show during London Fashion Week autumn/winter 2013 at Kensington Gardens
1. necklace £395

Mawi: Ten years of spikes, studs and panthers...

Fashion favourite Mawi is celebrating its first decade with a collection of its greatest jewellery hits, writes Rebecca Gonsalves

Artist Grayson Perry in his studio in Walthamstow, London

In The Studio: Grayson Perry, artist

'I have to make things that interest me and give me, and the audience, a shock'

Savvy operation: designer Tina Crawford and some of her creations

How to turn a lightbulb into cash: School teaches creative types hard-nosed financial nous

Are you full of good ideas but devoid of business sense?

Models at the Fyodor Golan show at London Fashion Week

Dynamic duos kick-start London's week at centre of fashion world

The design duo Antoni & Alison stayed true to their irreverent roots when they kick-started London Fashion Week yesterday.

Jumper, £825, by Louise Gray, from Havana, havanaboutique.ie; hair band, £120, by Nazir Mazhar from Ra, Antwerp, Belgium, ra13.be

Simon Callow: The purpose of theatre is to melt the ice within

From a speech by the actor and director at the launch of London's University of the Arts, in the Banqueting Hall
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The baby of the House who grew into a Lib Dem giant

Charles Kennedy was consistently a man of the centre-left, dedicated to social justice, but was also a champion of liberty and an opponent of the nanny-state, says Baroness Williams
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Sahar Qanbar lost her mother and brother as civilians and government soldiers fought side by side after being surrounded by brutal Islamist fighters. Robert Fisk visited her
The future of songwriting: How streaming is changing everything we know about making music

The future of songwriting

How streaming is changing everything we know about making music
William Shemin and Henry Johnson: Jewish and black soldiers receive World War I Medal of Honor amid claims of discrimination

Recognition at long last

Jewish and black soldiers who fought in WWI finally receive medals after claims of discrimination
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Ready for rain: 9 best women's festival waterproofs

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Cycling World Hour Record: Nervous Sir Bradley Wiggins ready for pain as he prepares to go distance

Wiggins worried

Nervous Sir Bradley ready for pain as he prepares to attempt cycling's World Hour Record
Liverpool close in on Milner signing

Liverpool close in on Milner signing

Reds baulk at Christian Benteke £32.5m release clause
On your feet! Spending at least two hours a day standing reduces the risk of heart attacks, cancer and diabetes, according to new research

On your feet!

Spending half the day standing 'reduces risk of heart attacks and cancer'
With scores of surgeries closing, what hope is there for the David Cameron's promise of 5,000 more GPs and a 24/7 NHS?

The big NHS question

Why are there so few new GPs when so many want to study medicine?
Big knickers are back: Thongs ain't what they used to be

Thongs ain't what they used to be

Big knickers are back
Thurston Moore interview

Thurston Moore interview

On living in London, Sonic Youth and musical memoirs
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In full bloom

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From leading man to Elephant Man, Bradley Cooper is terrific

From leading man to Elephant Man

Bradley Cooper is terrific