Arts and Entertainment June Brown (aka Dot Cotton) talks to Piers Morgan

June Brown joins Piers Morgan on the sofa to discuss her life stories

Voting for a New Britain: Campaigns Briefing 14 Days to Go

RHODRI MORGAN, who saw the leadership of the Welsh Labour Party snatched from under his nose by Alun Michael, went walkabout in Pontypridd with his arch-rival.

The Rock

It is one of the great icons of nature, the navel of a continent. It is also the centre of a global industry with its own hotels and airport. As geological features go, it has immense raw talent. And like all places of significance, Ayers Rock has a side no one wants to see

Donations revealed

JIMMY BOYLE, the artist and convicted murderer, has given Labour pounds 5,000 for the Scottish parliament election campaign.

Arts: Heart of darkness

Klaus Maria Brandauer is in London to play the architect Albert Speer. And it's not the actor's first brush with the Nazi era. What's the attraction?

Essay: Death is hard, but there's life in it

`Die Hard' copycats can set their own body count, says Daniel Rosenthal, but they should leave the rules alone

Cinema: Even Ralph and Uma can't save the day

The Avengers

The Big Picture: A side order of irony, please

THE AVENGERS (12) DIRECTOR: JEREMIAH CHECHICK STARRING: RALPH FIENNES, UMA THURMAN

And darkly flows the Don

Theatre: DON JUAN SPECTRUM CENTRE INVERNESS

Classical music: From Russia with love

THE SACRED muse who has so tenaciously embraced British music lovers for the past five or so years is no newcomer to St Petersburg.

Preview: Buy Film posters

A rare US three-sheet from King Kong expected to fetch between pounds 30,000 and pounds 50,000 is the highlight of Christie's sale of vintage film posters on Monday. One of only four known copies, the poster depicts the film's most memorable image: King Kong on the pinnacle of New York's Empire State Building. The sale also features the largest collection of James Bond posters, including three unique sets of US door panels from Thunderball, You Only Live Twice (both reckoned to go for between pounds 2,000 and pounds 3,000) and Goldfinger (pounds 3,000-pounds 5,000).

Politics: SNP seeks inquiry into Connery snub

THE Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards is to be asked to investigate claims that the former Bond actor Sean Connery was denied a knighthood because of a donation to the Scottish National Party.

Leading article: Unfair veto on Sir Sean

FROM HIS unbreakable Scottish soldier in The Hill to his definitive James Bond, Sean Connery is a great British film star. He is also a tax exile. Content to leave the green hills of Scotland far behind him for most of the year he has none the less been lending his sex appeal to romantic Scottish Nationalism - the misty-glens-and-braes variety rather than a form of politics meaningful in the lives of the people of Edinburgh to whom he once delivered milk. Connery is also credited with approving the use by men of physical force in controlling their womenfolk. Sometimes she needs a good slap, is how he is supposed to have put it.

Connery in knighthood row

SCOTTISH Nationalists are question the Government over reports that actor Sean Connery was refused a knighthood because of his separatist views, writes Andrew Buncombe.
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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

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General Election 2015: Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

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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
Public relations as 'art'? Surely not

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The 'art' of public relations is being celebrated by the V&A museum, triggering some happy memories for DJ Taylor
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Our chef loves to stop for 30 minutes to catch up on the day's gossip, while nibbling on something sweet
London Marathon 2015: Paula Radcliffe and the mother of all goodbyes

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Paula Radcliffe's farewell to the London Marathon will be a family affair
Everton vs Manchester United: Steven Naismith demands 'better' if Toffees are to upset the odds against United

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Arsenal vs Chelsea: Praise to Arsene Wenger for having the courage of his convictions

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