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Rape reports in London clubs and bars up by 136 per cent

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Reports of rape and other sexual offences have more than doubled across the capital in the last 5 years

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Why 200 artists took over an ancient Polish mansion

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Set in the depths of the countryside, the Palace Arts Festival is a ‘residency and showcase’ for painters, performance artists, actors and musicians

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The Alien-obsessed sculptor behind Miley’s pornicorn outfit

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Sculptor Colin Christian talks Satan, his idol H. R. Giger and how he views women as superheroes

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What it’s really like to work at Studio Ghibli

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We caught up with producer Hirokatsu Kihara to talk about Downton Abbey, where he draws inspiration and what the legendary studio is really like on the inside

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The dA–Zed guide

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Talking politics, posters and techno with Wolfgang Tillmans

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As the dust settles on Britain’s decision to leave the EU, Jefferson Hack talks to an artist who campaigned tirelessly for a cause that he believes in

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How #LoudBlackGirls is reclaiming racist stereotypes

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After an incident involving Eric Garner's daughter, black women on Twitter rallied to elevate their voices at a time when they're sidelined as loud and angry

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What’s wrong with being a virgin?

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In a society that is rightfully beginning to combat slut shaming, why are people still being shunned for retaining their virginity?

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Feminist art activists Guerrilla Girls get first UK show

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The anonymous group of working women artists will present their first dedicated UK exhibit, focusing on gender diversity in art

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The generator showing up painfully sexist journalism

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Remember Sky Ferriera’s weird LA Weekly profile? Thanks to a new Mad Lib generator, you can now make your own

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Artist invents wearable sex toy for ‘foreplay-esque’ fun

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Wan Tseng’s latest designs recreate the sensations of ‘touching’, ‘pulsing’ and ‘breathing’

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Ghostbusters star attacked on Twitter by racist losers

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Comedian and actress Leslie Jones received a flurry of online abuse after appearing in the remake of the 80s classic

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@lilmiquela is the it-girl who lives in your phone

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Signing up to Instagram just 11 weeks ago – with 57k followers, Lil Miquela forces us to face ideas about authenticity, existence and perfection online