Arts and Entertainment Catherine Tate and David Walliams bond in Big School

A dated and mild-mannered sitcom is saved by  its casting, but a social experiment goes phut

Cut! The Beeb gags on green willies and Asian weasels

To decide to censor things your station has previously broadcast is cowardice

Toy tycoon unveils plans for Roundhouse revamp

A MILLIONAIRE former toy manufacturer yesterday unveiled plans for a transformation of one of Britain's best known arts venues: the Roundhouse in Camden, north London.

Leading Article: Role models who have no influence

BARONESS JAY'S wish to recruit "role models" for teenage girls seems rather bizarre. No one denies that young women face a difficult time, bombarded by the contesting demands of home, family, media, school - and growing up at the same time. Under pressure to be all things to all people - student, daughter, girlfriend - girls face more difficult challenges than ever before.

Old is pure gold

Women entitled to draw their pensions - yes, ones with real wrinkles - are modelling for fashion magazines. Values might be changing at last, says James Sherwood

First Night: Mr Angry trades in his wild image

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Alcopop on sale next to sweets

THE GOVERNMENT is to introduce tough new measures to curb underage drinking, following revelations that alcopops have been sold on the chocolate racks of corner shops.

Music Live: The beat goes on

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Manic Street Preachers' bad language upsets the land of their fathers

POP STARS have courted controversy ever since Elvis Presley gyrated his pelvis on national television. This time it is the turn of the Manic Street Preachers, who have upset the Welsh establishment for "corrupting" the language of the land of their fathers.

It's a disgrace

The vice-consul calls them `depraved' while tabloids condemn their clubs as `pornographic'. Yes, thousands of young Brits on Ibiza are having the time of their lives. By Alister Morgan

Going Higher: Venture out for mischief

YOU CAN get away with anything if you are aged 18-24, and chances are you will need to if you spend three years as a student in London. With so many opportunities for adventure, it would be a waste to fritter away your social life in student bars and club.

Music: The return of the rap pack

If you thought rap was dying out, think again. A new generation has the US in its grip.

Film: It all depends on your POV

With `Psycho' set for re-release, Steve Gough recalls what scared him first time round - the power of the `subjective camera'

Profile: Almost one of the lads; Ulrika Jonsson

If anyone could make European Monetary Union interesting, it was she.

Go wild in the country (for one night only)

It used to be the genuine, hippy article; now it's full of sad accountants role-playing rebellion. Hettie Judah on why she hates the Glastonbury Festival Experience

Music: When everything ended with an E

Who killed the Second Summer of Love? The clubbers, the drug dealers, the police: they all played their part, says Dominic Utton
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Tom and Jerry cartoons now carry a 'racial prejudice' warning on Amazon

The vintage series has often been criticised for racial stereotyping
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An app for the amorous

Could Good2Go end disputes about sexual consent - without being a passion-killer?
Llansanffraid is now Llansantffraid. Welsh town changes its name, but can you spot the difference?

Llansanffraid is now Llansantffraid

Welsh town changes its name, but can you spot the difference?
Charlotte Riley: At the peak of her powers

Charlotte Riley: At the peak of her powers

After a few early missteps with Chekhov, her acting career has taken her to Hollywood. Next up is a role in the BBC’s gangster drama ‘Peaky Blinders’
She's having a laugh: Britain's female comedians have never had it so good

She's having a laugh

Britain's female comedians have never had it so good, says stand-up Natalie Haynes
Sistine Chapel to ‘sing’ with new LED lights designed to bring Michelangelo’s masterpiece out of the shadows

Let there be light

Sistine Chapel to ‘sing’ with new LEDs designed to bring Michelangelo’s masterpiece out of the shadows
Great British Bake Off, semi-final, review: Richard remains the baker to beat

Tensions rise in Bake Off's pastry week

Richard remains the baker to beat as Chetna begins to flake
Paris Fashion Week, spring/summer 2015: Time travel fashion at Louis Vuitton in Paris

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It's time travel fashion at Louis Vuitton in Paris
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Arsenal vs Galatasaray: Five things we learnt from the Emirates

Arsenal vs Galatasaray

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Stuart Lancaster’s long-term deal makes sense – a rarity for a decision taken by the RFU

Lancaster’s long-term deal makes sense – a rarity for a decision taken by the RFU

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Ebola outbreak: The children orphaned by the virus – then rejected by surviving relatives over fear of infection

The children orphaned by Ebola...

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Pride: Are censors pandering to homophobia?

Are censors pandering to homophobia?

US film censors have ruled 'Pride' unfit for under-16s, though it contains no sex or violence
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