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‘Father of pop art’ Richard Hamilton dies aged 89

British artist Richard Hamilton, designer of The Beatles' <i>White Album</i> and regarded by many as the father of pop art, has died at the age of 89.

Highbrow trumps Hollywood at Venice film festival

<i>Faust</i> is the final instalment in Alexander Sokurov's series on corrupting power, and won praise for conjuring up a world of squalor and chaos.

No illegal drugs in Winehouse toxicology report

Toxicology tests showed there were no illegal substances in British singer Amy Winehouse's system when she died last month aged 27.

Amy Winehouse found dead

British singer Amy Winehouse, whose hit single <i>Rehab</i> became the anthem for troubled celebrity culture, has been found dead.

1843-2011: Thank You & Goodbye

The final edition of the newspaper engulfed in a phone-hacking scandal was published on Sunday as Rupert Murdoch headed to London.

Fans and stars bid farewell to Harry Potter

Thousands of fans braved rain in Trafalgar Square on Thursday to say farewell to the boy wizard Harry Potter at the world premiere of the final film.

Crowds brave rain, mud to see U2 Glastonbury debut

A hundred thousand people braved rain, cold and mud to see Irish rockers U2 at Glastonbury on Friday in their first appearance at the famous festival.

Terrence Malick epic wins Palme d’Or in Cannes

US director Terrence Malick won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes film festival on Sunday for <em>The Tree of Life</em>, a meditative, metaphysical epic.

Director’s shame casts pall over classy Cannes

The Cannes film festival stumbled towards its close on Friday, still reeling from the shock expulsion of Danish director Lars Von Trier.

Royal couple fly out after sumptuous wedding

Prince William and his new wife flew out of Buckingham Palace on Saturday after tying the knot in a dazzling display.

Wait nearly over as British royal wedding dawns

The wait is nearly over for Prince William and Kate Middleton, who are to marry at Westminster Abbey on Friday in a display of pomp and pageantry.

Le Carré’s wishes to be ignored

Author John le Carre will remain on the Booker nomination list, despite requesting that his name be removed.

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