Julian Assange: Artist’s threat to destroy Picasso and Warhol masterpieces with acid ‘helped free WikiLeaks founder’ | World News

An artist who planned to use acid to destroy famous masterpieces if Julian Assange died in prison believes the threat helped secure the WikiLeaks founder’s release. Andrei Molodkin claimed earlier this year he had gathered 16 works of art – estimated to be worth more than $45m (£35m) – in a safe with an “extremely corrosive” More...

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Music festivals ‘need intervention’ – as number of cancellations hits 50 | Ents & Arts News

The number of music festivals cancelled, postponed or closed for good this year has risen to 50, according to a representative body for independent events. The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) shared More...

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Rapper Foolio shot and killed while celebrating 26th birthday in Tampa, Florida | US News

Rapper Foolio has been shot and killed while celebrating his 26th birthday in Tampa, Florida. The musician, whose real name was Charles Jones, was pronounced dead after police were called to a Holiday Inn in More...

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Kendall Jenner and Cara Delevingne among celebrities at Olympics-themed Vogue World in Paris | Ents & Arts News

Vogue World took over a square for the last day of Paris Fashion Week on Sunday night, putting on a spectacle themed around the Olympics. One month ahead of the opening of the Games in Paris, the show marked More...

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Dr Michael Mosley’s widow posts emotional tribute – and reveals plan to continue his work | UK News

The widow of Dr Michael Mosley has posted an emotional tribute to him – and revealed plans to continue the work that gave him “such a sense of purpose”. Mosley, a TV doctor and health expert, More...

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Naomi Campbell on modelling into her 50s, battling racism and her new museum exhibition | Ents & Arts News

Her name is synonymous with beauty, style and running late. And when THE Supermodel that is Naomi Campbell arrived for our interview she didn’t disappoint in all three categories. My crew were told to More...

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Rapman talks about Netflix series Supacell, where sci-fi meets ‘the black experience’ | Ents & Arts News

Andrew Onwubolu, who goes by the stage name Rapman, says he wants to tell the “black experience” of ordinary life in his new sci-fi show. Set in south London, the Netflix series Supacell follows More...

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Justin Timberlake addresses ‘tough week’ at first concert since drink-driving arrest | Ents & Arts News

Justin Timberlake has performed his first gig since his arrest for alleged drink-driving, telling the crowd it had been a “tough week”.  The US star is currently on his The Forget Tomorrow World More...

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Taylor Swift takes selfie with Prince William and children George and Charlotte | UK News

The Prince of Wales has thanked Taylor Swift for a “great concert” as he shared a photo of the pop superstar taking a selfie with him and his children George and Charlotte. Watching the US singer More...

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Russell Crowe on playing Glastonbury: ‘Forget the other job – this is a band of monster musicians’ | Ents & Arts News

Russell Crowe has the war wounds of an actor who has completed his own stunts, including several “that didn’t go fully correctly”, over the years. “A whole screed of injuries,” More...