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Zoe Pilger reviews feminist artist Sarah Lucas's first major solo exhibition

One Leicester Street

On the Menu: Sweetbreads at One Leicester Street; hummus; Quintessentially vodka; East End Feast; Urban Night Feast

This week I've been eating...sweetbreads at One Leicester Street

Blink and you’ll miss it marriages

As the world comes to terms with the shock split of Kim Kardashian and basketball star Kris Humphries just 10-weeks after their star-studded televised wedding, Independent.co.uk takes a look at a few other blink and you’ll miss it celebrity marriages.

 

Tabak guilty of Joanna Yeates murder

Vincent Tabak was found guilty of the murder of Bristol landscape architect Joanna Yeates by a majority verdict of 10 to 2 and he was sentenced to a minimum of 20 years in jail.

Artist gives birth – in an art gallery

A performance artist who said giving birth is the "highest form of art" has delivered a baby boy – in a New York art gallery.

Fright at the museum as strike halts £17m unveiling

The grand re-opening of the world's finest collection of Impressionist paintings has been blocked by striking staff at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.

The 10 best musical toys

Giving little ones noise-making toys can be fun and educational (if your eardrums can stand it).

60 arrested in EDL protest clashes

Sixty people were arrested after far-right demonstrators clashed with police at protests in the capital.

The 10 best rice and slow cookers

With these, satisfying meals and perfect grains are just a click away...

The 10 best back-to-school buys

Make the new term a little more bearable with these clever and useful accessories...

10 best shavers

Whether you want a chin smoother than a baby’s behind or an artful shadow of stubble, there’s a gadget.

10 best English cheeses

This is a golden age for local produce. What could be finer than to top off a dinner party with a range of delicious cheeses from our own dairy herds?

The 10 best audiobooks

As the last grains of sand are shaken from your beach reads, why not use the autumn commute to get stuck into these great recent audiobook releases?

Out of the Ordinary: Jane Cruickshank exhibition - picture preview

An exhibition of the work of Jane Cruickshank opens at a gallery in Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire over the weekend.

The 10 best power tools

Resolved to do it yourself this bank holiday? We’ve got all the plumb lines, pressure washers and heavy-duty drills you’ll need to get the job done...

Caught in the Net: Sail away on the high seas of folk

Initially released three years ago, Sea Sew, the debut LP from the Irish indie-folk singer Lisa Hannigan, picked up plaudits, fans and a Mercury Music Prize nomination. Now she returns with the follow-up record, Passenger, to be released on 10 October.

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