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Margaret Olley: Celebrated Australian painter and patron of the arts

Margaret Olley had just put the final touches to more than two dozen works about to be exhibited in Sydney when she died in her sleep, "with paint still on her fingers", according to her dealer and friend, Philip Bacon. Olley was one of Australia's best loved and respected artists, a prolific painter of still lifes and domestic interiors, mostly created inside her cluttered Sydney home. She was also a leading patron of the arts, mentoring young artists and donating millions of dollars to public galleries to help them acquire works.

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As yet another generation of European artists and musicians pours into the German capital, can it retain its credibility and cool?

New suspect named in Yvonne Fletcher murder case

Eyewitness reports from the day a policewoman was shot dead at the Libyan embassy in London have shed new light in the 27-year hunt for her killer.

Art of the west: See Devon through different eyes

Fiona Sturges hires a VW campervan and tours the artists' studios around the county

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Big name in the art world to leave Soho Jobcentre

It is a Soho landmark, the first of its kind in the country, made famous by its celebrated "benefits supervisor", Sue Tilley. For the past 11 years Ms Tilley, or "Big Sue", who features in the late painter Lucian Freud's most famous work, has toiled as the manager of the Jobcentre in Denmark Street, Soho. The centre is under threat of closure, with Ms Tilley set to leave Soho for good.

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