The brother of former EastEnders actress Gemma McCluskie was today sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 20 years for killing her.
The BBC has commissioned a second series of hard-hitting crime drama Ripper Street.
East London group that hounds people on the streets are branded ‘complete bigots’
The Tate's Pre-Raphaelite exhibition may be due to close, but the harsher realities of Victorian Britain haunt us still
The City trader accused of Britain's biggest bank fraud has been granted bail. Kweku Adoboli, 32, is accused of gambling away a record £1.4bn while working for Swiss banking giant UBS.
The brother of a former EastEnders actress was remanded in custody at the Old Bailey today accused of her murder.
Theatre: I went to see the ENO's 'Tales of Hoffmann'. There's some great singing from everyone. The production was very entertaining and a bit wacky in places, which appeals to me. It's quite a long opera, but Richard Jones's production didn't feel like it. I sat in the dress circle for the very first time – I usually sit in the stalls – and enjoyed champagne in the intervals. I think this production would also appeal to newcomers to opera. It was a worthwhile night out, and nice to be on the other side of the curtain.
Beyond the overbearing and clunking blockbusters, the year's best shows were far-flung, small and perfectly formed
A long overdue retrospective of John Stezaker’s unsettling collages of found images and vintage postcards is a bewitching hit, says Laura McLean-Ferris
Take some old film portraits, cut, and paste together. Hey presto, you've got a cute Hollywood in-joke – and one of the saddest and cleverest shows in town
One hundred years ago, a botched robbery in the City of London ended in tragedy
This is the real thing – putrid cheese and all
'He was known as this wild man of rock, but he is vastly different to the person I'd read about'
Many curators and museum makers have tried to make sense of the art of the 20th century, chopping it up into convenient units, herding artists who barely knew each other into groups, telling us that this belongs to that, spinning interminable yarns about this -ism and that -ism. Most of it is journalism.
A century and half of photographs from the subcontinent wrong-foots Kipling and the post-colonial blow-hards
Sheila Blanco is determined to prove that her son Mark was pushed to his death. Kevin Rawlinson reports