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A statement released by the actress' spokesperson said that she has "a fundamental difference of opinion" with the humanitarian group

Tim Lott: We're helpless. There is nothing like a father's love for his daughter

It's a relationship fraught with jealousy, protectiveness and an utter lack of reason. No wonder Bob Geldof's heart was broken when his Peaches ran off and got married at the age of 19

Tom Waits, Playhouse, Edinburgh<br />Kitty, Daisy & Lewis, Pure Groove Records, London

His grotesque dancing may be stomach-churning, but Tom Waits attacks the blues like an avant-garde radical

Album: She &amp; Him, Volume One (Double Six)

After Minnie Driver and Scarlett Johansson, Zooey Deschanel is the latest actress to release an album.

Alanis Morissette, Brixton Academy, London

Thinking of going to see Alanis Morissette? Think again. Save the money of the ticket price and buy a copy of Jagged Little Pill, the Grammy award-winning album that made the Canadian singer's name back in 1995, instead. While Morissette may still be capable of filling venues such as the Brixton Academy 13 years on, it was only the alternation of classic vintage songs and forgettable new material that kept the audience from drifting into a coma.

Whisky reborn as 'the new champagne'

Can single malt, stereotypically the tipple of ageing detectives and Scotch snobs, have street cred? The UK's top brands – and some of our most prominent celebrity drinkers – seem to think so.

Cassandra's Dream (12A)

Cassandra's Dream is the new Woody Allen film. Like 2005's Match Point, it's a London-set drama that asks whether an ordinary man could get away with murder, but this time the story concerns cockneys, not aristocrats, which, in Woody-world, means more floral wallpaper and less oak panelling.

Woody Allen banks on three beauties to woo critics at Cannes

Director's latest film features his trademark wit &ndash; and a kiss between Scarlett Johansson and Penelope Cruz

Album: Scarlett Johansson, Anywhere I Lay My Head, (RHINO)

The other Johansson girl

Brooding actor goes from Bobby Sands to Bront&#235;

The actor who has been feted at Cannes for his starring role as the IRA hunger striker, Bobby Sands, is to play Heathcliff in a film adaptation of Emily Brontë's book, Wuthering Heights.

Don't call us: the cult of the actress rock stars

The apparent danger of rock'n'roll draws actresses like Scarlett Johansson, says Nick Hasted. Shame they can't all sing

Rushdie: how the fatwa made me a much nicer man

Author admits he nearly gave up writing during 10 years in isolation &ndash; but he emerged stronger and with a new zest for life

Sajid Mahmood: Moment a man lived out all the dreams of his childhood

The newest recruit to England's strike force will never forget his spectacular debut. Stephen Brenkley hears how it still thrills

Oscar stars hark back to Hollywood's Golden Age

Martin Scorsese's The Aviator might not have been given the credit it was due at Sunday night's Oscar ceremony but the dominant red carpet style served as a glamorous tribute to Hollywood's Golden Era nonetheless.

The perfect 10: a fanfare for the new goddesses of Hollywood

They are a great deal more than just actresses, and are heading for territory beyond stardom. The ten film stars chosen by `Vanity Fair' for its film issue are on a fast track to immortality.
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Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers

Labour leader pushes Tories on housing
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But what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?
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Never mind what you're wearing

It's what you're reclining on that matters
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband

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The shadow business secretary on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
Yemen crisis: This exotic war will soon become Europe's problem

Yemen's exotic war will soon affect Europe

Terrorism and boatloads of desperate migrants will be the outcome of the Saudi air campaign, says Patrick Cockburn
Marginal Streets project aims to document voters in the run-up to the General Election

Marginal Streets project documents voters

Independent photographers Joseph Fox and Orlando Gili are uploading two portraits of constituents to their website for each day of the campaign
Game of Thrones: Visit the real-life kingdom of Westeros to see where violent history ends and telly tourism begins

The real-life kingdom of Westeros

Is there something a little uncomfortable about Game of Thrones shooting in Northern Ireland?
How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
Samuel West interview: The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents

Samuel West interview

The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents
General Election 2015: Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Fashion editor, Alexander Fury, on what the leaders' appearances tell us about them
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

The architect of the HeForShe movement and head of UN Women on the world's failure to combat domestic violence