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She came under criticism from members of her own party who distanced themselves from her remarks

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A live Christmas episode of reality television show The Only Way Is Essex will not feature much in the way of festive cheer(s) after bosses banned stars from drinking alcohol.

Lara Stone, with husband David Walliams, sued over naked photos

David Walliams and Lara Stone fail in harassment claim against photographer

Actor David Walliams and his model wife Lara Stone have failed to bring a harassment claim against a freelance photographer.

Britney Spears 'was addicted to amphetamines' her ex-manager claims

Pop star Britney Spears' former manager has claimed the singer was "addicted to amphetamines", a civil court has heard.

Artist highlights plight of control order detainees

The first artist to gain access to a terrorist suspect held under a Home Office control order said his photos highlighted the issue of “semi-detention without due criminal trial” adding the rise of such orders marked an “important moment” in British history.

Darryn Lyons’s picture agency was yesterday placed into administration

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Celebrities worried about their cellulite can breathe a little bit easier this month after it emerged that one of the most prominent paparazzi agencies had plunged into administration, with the controversial head saying the business had changed “dramatically”.

Shias clash with police in Bahrain

Riot police in Bahrain used water cannons and tear gas yesterday to disperse hundreds of anti-government protesters trying to reach a heavily guarded site that was once the hub of their uprising.

City in a spin as mystery monster washes up on New York riverbank

Appearance of bloated pig-like creature with five toes sparks online frenzy

Armed men open fire on newspaper office in Mexico

An official in northern Mexico says a group of gunmen have opened fire on a newspaper building in the border city of Nuevo Laredo.

In this January 1965 file photo taken by Associated Press photographer Horst Faas, the sun breaks through dense jungle foliage around the embattled town of Binh Gia, 40 miles east of Saigon, as South Vietnamese troops, joined by US advisers, rest after a cold, damp and tense night of waiting in an ambush position for a Viet Cong attack that didn't come.

Horst Faas, the photographer whose images defined the Vietnam War, dies aged 79

Horst Faas, a prize-winning combat photographer who changed the way photojournalists covered conflict, has died aged 79.

Ian Burrell: Campaigning journalists become global champions for justice

On the borders of Syria they are there, just as they were there in the war-torn ruins of Misrata in Libya and among the crowds in Cairo's Tahrir Square last year. Alongside the hard-nosed war correspondents are a new breed of researchers from campaigning organisations, and they are just as determined to get the scoop.

The Weekend's Viewing: Perspectives: David Suchet – the People I Have Shot, Sun, ITV1
Being Human, Sun, BBC3

When The South Bank Show was axed in 2009, it seemed like the final swing of the wrecking ball into ITV as a home for the arts, and further evidence that high culture in general was not welcome on television.

Ian Burrell: How campaigning NGOs have joined the foreign-reporting business

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Wang Gengxiang was five when he fell into a pile of burning straw in a courtyard at his home village of Mijiazhuang on the outskirts of Fenyang, Shanxi province, in north China. Most of the skin on his head was burnt off, meaning he has to wear a full surgical mask to prevent infection of the scarring.

All About Eve: the Photography of Eve Arnold, Art Sensus, London

American photographer Eve Arnold, who died in January aged 99, was good with celebrities. Only, she called them ‘personalities’ – apt, given that’s exactly what she caught in her portraits.

Robert Maycock

Thanks to Keith Potter's obituary (9 February), I learned a great deal about Robert Maycock, even though we had first met in the 1990s and we were in regular contact, writes Ken Hunt. One important element of Robert's writings was not touched upon; that was his inordinate love, passion and abiding curiosity about the music of South Asia. He wrote beautifully, engagedly and insightfully about it in many places – periodicals and CD booklet notes included. A week to the day before his death he and I were corresponding about something to do with Hindustani music. Unusually, I never heard back about the outcome. Now I know why.

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