As the temperatures dip, the birds need our help. We round-up the most innovative (and occasionally bonkers) feeders and houses for our feathered friends
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Friday 12 July 2013
Album of the Week: Some rich pickings among the boasts and garish beats
Friday 05 July 2013
In this age of the spectacle, music increasingly matters less than the event surrounding the music - this year has seen Daft Punk's album applauded as much for its marketing campaign as for any intrinsic musical value it may have, and now we have Jay-Z's new album, notable largely for the deal struck with Samsung to deliver a million free downloads to its customers, at a cost of $5 apiece to the company, three days prior to its official release.
This Is the End review - even presence of Emma Watson, Rihanna and Michael Cera fails to make Seth Rogen's apocalypse comedy funny
Friday 28 June 2013
(15) Evan Goldberg, Seth Rogen, 107mins
Sunday 23 June 2013
This bohemian 1920s villa provides an offbeat alternative to the Palm Springs vernacular. Kirsty Hathaway checks in
Thursday 20 June 2013
A vase by Pablo Picasso has sold for almost £1 million, setting a world record for the highest price paid for a ceramic object by the artist.
Wednesday 19 June 2013
Chris Lowe has never revealed much of himself to his audience. As usual, he’s on stage behind his keyboards with his signature baseball cap pulled over his forehead and huge bug-eyed sunglasses covering his face. Even better for Lowe – one imagines - the Pet Shop Boys take to the stage for their first London gig in two years behind a giant screen projecting giant graphics.
Monday 10 June 2013
Art lovers on a budget will get the chance to buy an original work by Picasso for a few hundred pounds at an auction later this month.
Friday 07 June 2013
An exhibition explores images how photography has shaped astronomy
Madonna raises $7m from sale of Fernand Léger painting to 'make girls like Malala smile' around the world
Wednesday 08 May 2013
The Queen of Pop will donate the proceeds to her Ray of Light Foundation to promote girls' education in the Middle East and South Asia
Wednesday 10 April 2013
Cosmetics heir and heavy-weight philanthropist Leonard A Lauder has donated 78 pieces to the museum
Wednesday 10 April 2013
Mary Beard is to follow in the steps of luminaries such as Samuel Johnson after the Royal Academy of Arts named her as its new professor of ancient literature.
Monday 01 April 2013
His book 'The Films of Akira Kurosawa' raised the bar for film scholarship round the world
Monday 25 March 2013
So what's her latest role?
Sunday 24 March 2013
Tilda Swinton, arthouse film doyenne, blockbuster actress and sometime conceptual artist, has reprised her art exhibit The Maybe for the first time in almost two decades.
Monday 04 March 2013
Blur have announced their first Irish gig in four years.
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
- 1 Turkish President: 'Equality between men and women is against nature'
- 2 Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
- 3 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 4 Bill Cosby: Isn’t it obvious why his accusers have stayed silent up until now?
- 5 Isis propaganda image showing 'abuse of Muslim woman by soldiers' is actually taken from Hungarian porn film