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Welcome to the modern art museum, where hundreds of illustrators, graffiti taggers and fine artists offer up their services – with only one rule: you must take their work home on your skin.

Claudia Winkleman: "Civilians" do things at a different pace

Take It From Me: 'Unless you are Peaches or Britney, by month two you are still at the stage of waking up before him to brush your teeth'

And Kill Them, Channel 4<br/>Spooks: Code 9, BBC3<br/>Kevin McCloud's Big Town Plan, Channel 4<br/>Britain from Above, BBC1<br/>Maestro, BBC2

Andrew Marr's new BBC series is brain-enlarging, beautiful telly where the most mundane earthly activity becomes poetic

Hermione Eyre: Nonsense? At least the Tories are thinking

Let's be clear: the Policy Exchange's suggestion that certain northern cities are not worth regenerating is pure, steaming nonsense. Government funding should be used to correct the gravitational pull of money and commerce to the south, not to reinforce it. But however ill-judged that particular report may be, and however much bad publicity it has caused for David Cameron (closely allied with the Policy Exchange, he was a guest speaker there in July) it is a sign of something good: the Tories are thinking.

You are invited to our Vegas wedding...

When Peaches Geldof decided to spring a surprise wedding on her family, there was only one place to go. So what are the odds on her marriage lasting? Tim Walker and Chris Green study the form

Pandora: Can't buy me lunch: Roman holiday leaves Chelsea owner feeling hungry

Roman Abramovich's billions may have secured him property, boats and one of the world's most fashionable football clubs, but it doesn't always open every door.

Katy Guest: Left vs right - it's a question of manners

Though it seemed impossible, a hitherto untouched minority group found itself condemned by the Daily Mail last week. The rest of the week's Mail hate figures were pretty orthodox: the PC Brigade; "slatternly C-list women celebrities"; Peaches Geldof ... But on Tuesday, the paper suddenly took against the readers of The Guardian. "Prattish ... corduroyed bores," it called them.

Peaches Geldof: Girl about town

The daughter of Bob Geldof and Paula Yates is cutting a swathe through the London social scene. But is her hectic lifestyle taking its toll?

Pictures: Sprog rock! Do the kids cut it in the style stakes?

Paul Weller took his kids to the Mojo awards this week &ndash; and they did the Modfather proud. But how do other musicians' offspring fare in the style stakes? By Rob Sharp

Break out the blue suede shoes...the 1950s are back in style

Put on your circle skirts and tease up those quiffs &ndash; the music and style of the 1950s is enjoying its first revival since the days of Shakin' Stevens...

NMA Awards Tour 2008, Barrowland, Glasgow

The sound of breaking Cribs

Barbour is born again

Paul Bignell asks if new celebrity fans can restore the flagging fortunes of the Queen's favourite coat-maker
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Syrian conflict is the world's first 'climate change war', say scientists, but it won't be the last one

Climate change key in Syrian conflict

And it will trigger more war in future
How I outwitted the Gestapo

How I outwitted the Gestapo

My life as a Jew in wartime Berlin
The nation's favourite animal revealed

The nation's favourite animal revealed

Women like cuddly creatures whilst men like creepy-crawlies
Is this the way to get young people to vote?

Getting young people to vote

From #VOTESELFISH to Bite the Ballot
Poldark star Heida Reed: 'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'

Poldark star Heida Reed

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

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

David Nussbaum: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

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

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