Gordon Brown has predicted that major Scottish arts, community and cultural projects could lose millions of pounds of national lottery funding after independence.
Three young female actors, Emma Stone, Mila Kunis and Jennifer Lawrence, have topped Forbes magazine's annual list of the best value stars in Hollywood.
A warning from Lucerne on the limits of private philanthropy: not content with establishing the world's most luxurious pick-up band, Claudio Abbado's Lucerne Festival Orchestra, and the world's most ambitious project to cement a performance practice of new music at the heart of young people's training – the Lucerne Festival Academy, led every year by Pierre Boulez and the Ensemble InterContemporain – the Lucerne festival and its artistic director Michael Haefliger plan to set up the world's most innovative auditorium for music theatre, the Salle Modulable.
The first things to go when there are governmental budget cuts are "luxuries" such as arts funding.
The last few months have proved one thing beyond doubt: that British teens and twentysomethings are far from apolitical.