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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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'Timeless fashion'

It may be a paradox, but the industry loves it
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Evolution of swimwear

From bathing dresses in the twenties to modern bikinis
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Sun, sex and an anthropological study

One academic’s summer of hell in Magaluf
From Shakespeare to Rising Damp... to Vicious

Frances de la Tour's 50-year triumph

'Rising Damp' brought De la Tour such recognition that she could be forgiven if she'd never been able to move on. But at 70, she continues to flourish - and to beguile
'That Whitsun, I was late getting away...'

Ian McMillan on the Whitsun Weddings

This weekend is Whitsun, and while the festival may no longer resonate, Larkin's best-loved poem, lives on - along with the train journey at the heart of it
Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath in a new light

Songs from the bell jar

Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath
How one man's day in high heels showed him that Cannes must change its 'no flats' policy

One man's day in high heels

...showed him that Cannes must change its 'flats' policy
Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Dominic Rossi of Fidelity says his pressure on business to control rewards is working. But why aren’t other fund managers helping?
The King David Hotel gives precious work to Palestinians - unless peace talks are on

King David Hotel: Palestinians not included

The King David is special to Jerusalem. Nick Kochan checked in and discovered it has some special arrangements, too
More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years

End of the Aussie brain drain

More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years
Meditation is touted as a cure for mental instability but can it actually be bad for you?

Can meditation be bad for you?

Researching a mass murder, Dr Miguel Farias discovered that, far from bringing inner peace, meditation can leave devotees in pieces
Eurovision 2015: Australians will be cheering on their first-ever entrant this Saturday

Australia's first-ever Eurovision entrant

Australia, a nation of kitsch-worshippers, has always loved the Eurovision Song Contest. Maggie Alderson says it'll fit in fine