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An actor halted a play in London this week, concerned about an audience member and his mobile phone. Is it time to bring in strict rules for theatregoers?

Artists in China are openly challenging the Communist Party over the nation’s pollution. Some are even devising solutions, reports Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

During WWI, artists created optical illusions on water with camouflage ‘dazzle paintings’. Now a sculptor and a painter have revived the technique.

Oscar-winner Paul Haggis’ new film Third Person is inspired in part by Howard Hawks comedies. Alison Bailes speaks to the director about his movie influences.

‘Leaked’ Star Wars footage, Ridley Scott’s Exodus – and John Kerry strumming a classical guitar – how do they fare against vintage classics?

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