Arts and Entertainment Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull are collaborating the the World Cup 2014 song,

"We Are One (Ole Ola)" will debut at the opening ceremony in Sao Paulo in June

What Katy B did with dubstep, and what's next

Katy B, James Blake and Jamie Woon are the best of a new wave bringing the sound of the underground to the charts

The greatest little show on Earth: Tiny travelling circuses face an uncertain future in Colombia

As Cirque de Soleil brings its lavish new show to London, Gillian Orr looks at the tiny, but colourful, travelling circuses that face an uncertain future in Colombia

Video: Bulls gore amateur matadors

Nearly 50 amateur bullfighters have been injured in Colombia's 'correlajas' bullfights.

Donate to charity when you use cash machine, suggests Government

People will be asked to make a small donation to charity every time they take money out of a cash machine, in a scheme that ministers are proposing after copying the idea from Colombia.

Shakira, SECC, Glasgow

"Thank you for making it happen," cooed the Colombian pop siren Shakira to her fans; "it" being her first tour date in Scotland. Presumably they didn't have as much to do with it as the event staff, her road crew and the car company whose sponsored branding adorned the articulated lorry-come-billboard parked out front, but the few thousand who had turned up deserved credit on such an awful night. Deepening snow outside and the theme of this T he Sun Comes Out tour sat uneasily alongside one another.

Video: Rescue efforts after Colombia mudslide

A landslide following weeks of drenching rains buried more than 50 homes in northwestern Colombia, killing at least two people and likely leaving dozens trapped beneath mud and rubble, officials said Sunday.





Books of the Year: Cinema

These behind-the-scenes revelations have real bite

Album: Deadmau5, 4x4=12 (Virgin)

If, like Florence and Candi, you sometimes feel like throwing your hands up in the air, then Deadmau5 is the electronic dance artist for you. Third time around, Joel Zimmerman has ditched any pretence of art, and made sure that each track, whether vocal or instrumental, is a merciless arm-waving anthem.

Rambert Dance Company, Season of New Choreography, Linbury Studio Theatre, London

Throughout its history, Rambert Dance Company has encouraged young choreographers. Today, the company has regular seasons of new work by company dancers, often taking their work into repertory.

Floods force Colombians to live in cemetry

The worst floods in years have forced hundreds of Colombian families to move into the local graveyard.

The hits don't lie: Why Shakira is living proof that pop and politics can mix

You know Shakira for those steamy videos. But did you also know that she has the ear of the global political elite? Craig McLean asks her how she balances battling poverty with squeezing into sequinned bikinis

Wayne McGregor: Giant leaps in the studio – and in the lab

Could a dance show help treat depression? Wayne McGregor's new production may do just that, says Clemency Burton-Hill

Oblivion: A Memoir, By Hector Abad, trans. Anne McLean & Rosalind Harvey

On 25 August 1987, shortly after 5.15 in the afternoon, a Colombian doctor, well-known for his enlightened teachings and public works, was assassinated by paramilitaries in Medellín. This compelling memoir of the man, written by his son Hector Abad, is a chronicle of a death foretold in which the frequent reminders of the father's eventual fate lend the narrative a near unbearable pathos.

The Featherstonehaughs Draw on the Sketchbooks of Egon Schiele, The Place, London

Egon Schiele's drawings can be unnerving. The Austrian expressionist's delicate lines give his subjects a spindly, neurotic energy. In The Featherstonehaughs Draw on the Sketchbooks of Egon Schiele, choreographer Lea Anderson manages to turn living dancers into the tense bodies of Schiele's pictures.

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

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Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
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Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

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Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

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Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

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No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

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The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

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MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

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The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
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Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

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Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee