Better to be deceived in your motivation than not to give to charity at all, or so the 18th-century Romantics would have it.
A model Palmyra's Arch of Triumph, made in Italy from Egyptian marble, has been installed in London's Trafalgar Square. Is this such a good thing?
Popular African musician Papa Wemba, who died recently, has been close to the heartbeat of the continent's music. His influence will continue long after his death.
It looks as if the story of the red priestess Melisandre is only just getting started. But is she a prophet, or a witch?
How one man's death has somehow overshadowed the lives of many other crucial thinkers and writers of Shakespeare's day.
Local reporting matters – but it's falling through the cracks.
Prince revealed the fault-lines in commercial music making – and he didn’t hesitate to prise them open.
Many must wish that Shakespeare’s final words to posterity consisted of something more than a curt demand to be left alone.
A detailed look at one of the musician's most celebrated performances gives a glimpse of the dedication which allowed talent to flourish.
One of Victoria Wood’s recurring themes was television, something that until recently, held the nation together. As such, she is the consummate English comic.
Thespians of old playing the Globe Theatre would have walked past the Bankside bear-baiting ring on their way in.
What it's like running away from hordes of zombies in a dilapidated London hospital.