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Radiohead’s 40 greatest songs - ranked   12h56 23 janvier
Jazz Monroe
As the band launch their online public library’, we look back at every track they have released, and pick the absolute bestSave a riotous airing on 1994’s Live at the Astoria, Pablo Honey’s closer rarely intrudes on Radiohead lore. A shame - because it’s a tantalising finale: the sound of a...
Howard Jacobson: ’A feelgood Holocaust exploits the dead and demeans the living’  06h00 23 janvier
Howard Jacobson
It once felt impious just to mention Auschwitz. Now, 75 years after its liberation, the death camp has spawned a literary subgenre - and Hitler is in Oscar-nominated comedy Jojo Rabbit. Are we betraying the dead?Silence is the angel with which literature wrestles. The silence of inadequacy to the...
Monty Python film director Terry Jones: full of fun and innocence - and a very naughty boy  13h01 22 janvier
Peter Bradshaw
After directing the Python films and creating such characters as the Virgin Mandy and the monstrous Mr Creosote, he went on to make Personal Services and The Wind in the Willows Terry Jones dies aged 77 Jones’s legacy - a life in picturesTerry Jones, who has died at the age of 77, was the...
Andrew White’s best photograph: Beyoncé exits the stage glimmering  14h50 22 janvier
Interview by Edward Siddons
She had been performing for an hour and a half and was heading for a costume change. But she still looks flawless - every sequin glimmers’ I’ve worked for Beyoncé on and off since 2016 when I was invited to shoot her Formation tour, shortly after she released Lemonade. I’ve shot her countless times...
The Chase’s Paul Sinha: ’I’m going for laughs in bleak places’  06h00 23 janvier
Brian Logan
The gameshow star and former GP on how he wrote his career best’ standup material after getting married - and being diagnosed with Parkinson’s You don’t expect the most eventful year of your life to be in your late 40s, says Paul Sinha. No one expects that. He thought the extraordinary...
The great pretender: my tribute to Farinelli, the greatest castrato  08h00 23 janvier
Cecilia Bartoli
My new album is dedicated to Farinelli, the celebrated castrato, who could not have grown a beard. So why am I pictured with kohled eyes, flyaway curls and facial hair? The picture on the front of my new album, Farinelli, features me in a beard. Perhaps some people will be surprised to see my...
Child review - scary scenes of untethered imagination  10h55 23 janvier
Sanjoy Roy
Barbican, LondonThe final part of Peeping Tom’s trilogy surreally explores the innocence and danger of childhood - it’s definitely not for kidsHaving already graced the London international mime festival with their surreal and deliriously inventive psychodramas Mother and Father, the Belgian...
Is the word ’polygraph’ hiding a bare-faced lie?  11h06 23 janvier
Steven Poole
The government wants to subject convicted terrorists to lie-detector tests. But is the polygraph as scientific as it sounds?This week the government announced that it would subject persons convicted of terrorism offences to lie-detector tests before early release. Such tests are known as ...
Juice WRLD’s death ruled accidental oxycodone and codeine overdose  23h50 22 janvier
André Wheeler
Rapper died last month at 21 after reported seizure following landing at Chicago airportThe rapper Juice WRLD’s official cause of death has been ruled an accidental overdose. The Cook county medical examiner’s office cited toxic levels of codeine and oxycodone in Juice WRLD’s system in the ruling,...
Controversial documentaries and A-listers head to Sundance 2020  07h15 23 janvier
Benjamin Lee
New films about Taylor Swift, Hillary Clinton and Russell Simmons join Oscar-buzzed dramas starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael KeatonA host of buzzy star-led documentaries and a some major A-list actors will be headlining this year’s Sundance film festival, which kicks off in Park City in...
Weinstein trial opens with shocking details of alleged attacks on six women  21h33 22 janvier
Ed Pilkington in New York
New York prosecutor describes allegations of the women, who she says were groomed’ before Weinstein assaulted themHarvey Weinstein was a savvy New York businessman and famous Hollywood producer who used his power and the promise of his largesse within the film industry to groom a succession of...
A toolbox for his work’: fundraiser launched to save Derek Jarman’s hom  14h35 22 janvier
Mark Brown Arts correspondent
Campaign to preserve film-maker’s Prospect Cottage aims at raising 3.5m in 10 weeksA public fundraising campaign to save the home and garden of the artist and film-maker Derek Jarman has been launched with a deadline of 10 weeks to reach a target of 3.5m.On one level Prospect Cottage is a small,...
Suspended Grammys chief Deborah Dugan alleges sexual misconduct in Recording Academy  11h09 22 janvier
Ben Beaumont-Thomas
The academy’s chief executive alleges sexual harassment, voting corruption and rape coverup within the organisationDeborah Dugan, the chief executive and president of the Recording Academy, which organises the Grammy awards, who was suspended last week after a misconduct allegation, has countered...
Cairo international book fair turns away jailed publisher’s company  13h55 22 janvier
Alison Flood
Khaled Lotfy, whose firm Tanmia published a new edition of a book about Egyptian double agent Ashraf Marwan, has been sentenced to five yearsCairo international book fair has excluded imprisoned publisher Khaled Lotfy’s firm from the event citing security reasons , the International Publishers...
Extract from Hunger Games prequel sparks anger among fans  12h44 22 janvier
Alison Flood
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes returns to Panem, but gives dictator Coriolanus Snow a starring roleSuzanne Collins’s prequel to The Hunger Games will focus on the early life of her villain Coriolanus Snow, the tyrannical president of Panem, an extract from the forthcoming novel has revealed...