Nadav Kander was inspired by ideas of Elizabethan purity to create these stunning photographic portraits of six nude females and one male.
Acclaimed actress Anne-Marie Duff is to make a return to Channel 4's Shameless for the show's last episode.
Old stories ignite new passions as Oliver Knussen conducts Angelika Kirchschlager in The Rape of Lucretia, and Barbara Hannigan, James Gilchrist and Jasper de Waal join Amsterdam Sinfonietta for Les Illuminations and Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings.
Clue discovered concealed in Elizabethan map of North America
As a one-time golfing chum of Hugh Grant, the celebrated swordsman and saviour of celebrity privacy, I was naturally overjoyed to hear him phoning this very office to speak with our honoured guest, the Radio 5 Live presenter Richard Bacon, during his broadcast from The Independent this week.
The Queen took centre stage at Dublin's iconic Croke Park gaelic football and hurling stadium today in a historic new act of Anglo-Irish reconciliation.
So what, exactly, does the royal wedding tell us about modern Britain, the monarchy and us? Cole Moreton joins the celebrating hordes to find out
Alessandro Striggio's 1566 mass, performed by 40 choristers, sees voices, strings and brass meld into a jaw-dropping harmony.
The Queen officially named Cunard's 92,000-tonne Queen Elizabeth liner today - 72 years after watching her mother launch the first Queen Elizabeth.
Far from being outmoded, the correct use of our language is more important than ever, argues Bernard Lamb
The Queen has been forced to sell one of her country estates, raising almost £1m in cash and heightening concerns over the scale of the financial crisis sweeping her investments and crumbling palaces.
Ministers were at loggerheads with Buckingham Palace last night over who had the responsibility to strip "non-dom" peers of their titles.
South African President accuses Britain of anti-Zulu 'snobbery'
When Boris Johnson's sister, Rachel, assumed the editorship of The Lady promising to double the tiny circulation of the venerable publication in a year or die trying, she knew that the shock waves from her cultural revolution would get the teacups rattling in the parlours of the nation's gentlefolk.
Funeral of the Queen Mother, 9 April 2002
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