Missing Banksy displayed at school

Banbury Cake: Latest arts news

6:44pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A Banksy artwork which disappeared from a building wall has been exhibited in a school - after being hidden under a bed for four years.

Elba releasing Mandela-inspired LP

6:44pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Idris Elba is releasing an album inspired by Nelson Mandela after he played the South African statesman in the biopic Long Walk To Freedom.

Salmond 'believes in referendums'

Banbury Cake: First Minister Alex Salmond addresses Holyrood as MSPs return following the independence referendum

1:27am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Alex Salmond dismissed claims that he intends to make a unilateral declaration of Scottish independence as MSPs gathered for the first time since the No vote in the referendum.

Regulator fines Barclays £37.7m

Banbury Cake: Barclays failed to protect customers' funds adequately

8:23am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Barclays has been fined £37.7 million in a record punishment from the City regulator for failing to provide adequate protection for its clients' funds.

Smith up for clutch of Mobo Awards

Banbury Cake: Soul singer Sam Smith is up for four trophies at this year's Mobo Awards, Best Male, R&B/Soul, Album for his debut In The Lonely Hour and Song for chart-topper Stay With Me.

1:22pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Sam Smith has been nominated for a clutch of gongs at this year's Mobo Awards.

DJ Travis guilty of groping woman

Banbury Cake: Dave Lee Travis denied the charges

2:43pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis has been found guilty of groping a female TV personality.

BA pilot 'sought out underage boys'

Banbury Cake: British Airways pilot Bartle Frere sent messages to underage boys in India, the court heard

4:07pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A British Airways pilot used his job flying passengers around the world to meet underage boys and lavish them with money and gifts, a court heard today.

Hoax death caller gets prison term

Banbury Cake: A hoax caller lured victims to the George Eliot Hospital in the mistaken belief that one of their relatives had died

6:39pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A callous hoax-caller who phoned families at random and falsely claimed their relatives had died has been jailed for four months.

IS plotting UK attacks - Cameron

Banbury Cake: Image made from a verified amateur video shows an explosion in the village of Kfar Derian, Syria.

8:23am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

The militant Islamic State terror group is planning attacks in Europe and the USA and has been plotting to target the UK, David Cameron has claimed, warning; "These people want to kill us - They've got us in their sights."

August borrowing climbs to £11.6bn

Banbury Cake: Public borrowing in August was higher than forecast

4:07pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Britain's finances remained under pressure last month after figures showed borrowing reached £11.6 billion, an increase of £700 million on a year ago.


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