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Will Dean is Editor of The Independent Magazine

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No turning back: ‘The Hunt for the Boston Bombers’

The Hunt for the Boston Bombers, Channel 4, TV review

A glossy re-creation of the Boston bombers  manhunt doesn't capture the imagination

Political comedian Stephen Colbert, who will be replacing David Letterman on 'The Late Show'

Stephen Colbert: The next king of US late-night television will have the perfect platform from which to spread his satirical message

It’s only when a US talk show achieves a certain level of influence that it becomes known solely by the host’s surname. Carson, Leno, Letterman... But as soon as Stephen Colbert – who was announced on Thursday as the replacement for David Letterman on CBS’s The Late Show – was given his own show in 2005, it would quickly be known, simply, as “Colbert”.

The Saturday Quiz: Try our weekly brain teaser

1. Which country is the biggest world producer of cheese?

The Saturday Quiz answers

Here are the answers to this week's quiz...

Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull with Amy Wallace, book review: How the Pixar founders shook up the world of film

Pixar might be one of the most interesting companies on the planet. As well as being a studio with a consistency of hits worthy of any great director, it basically created both a genre (computer animation) and the technology with which to build it.

House call: ‘Under Offer: Estate Agents on the Job’

Under Offer: Estate Agents on the Job, BBC2, TV review

Human side of loathed profession revealed in new documentary

The Saturday Quiz answers

1. Gianni Versace

The Saturday Quiz: Try our weekly brain teaser

1. Antonio D'Amico was, until 1997, the partner of which Italian fashion designer?

Steve Coogan (left) and Rob Brydon star in 'The Trip'

The Trip to Italy, TV review: The Italian leg of the series could feel self-indulgent, but...

Give Coogan and Brydon the freedom to improvise and you’ve got a modern classic

The mole truth: Ben Macintyre presents ‘Kim Philby: His Most Intimate Betrayal’

Kim Philby: His Most Intimate Betrayal, TV review: Deadly cunning of a gentleman spy exposed

A couple of years ago, a friend of a friend was going through the selection process to join one of the British intelligence agencies. Part of a vetting process that lasted a couple of months involved a man in a black suit interviewing their friends at their workplaces and asking questions about what they get up to and what they talk about after a night on the jars. Very thorough stuff.

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Is this the future of flying: battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks?

Is this the future of flying?

Battery-powered planes made of plastic, and without flight decks
Isis are barbarians – but the Caliphate is a dream at the heart of all Muslim traditions

Isis are barbarians

but the Caliphate is an ancient Muslim ideal
The Brink's-Mat curse strikes again: three tons of stolen gold that brought only grief

Curse of Brink's Mat strikes again

Death of John 'Goldfinger' Palmer the latest killing related to 1983 heist
Greece debt crisis: 'The ministers talk to us about miracles' – why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum

'The ministers talk to us about miracles'

Why Greeks are cynical ahead of the bailout referendum
Call of the wild: How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate

Call of the wild

How science is learning to decode the way animals communicate
Greece debt crisis: What happened to democracy when it’s a case of 'Vote Yes or else'?

'The economic collapse has happened. What is at risk now is democracy...'

If it doesn’t work in Europe, how is it supposed to work in India or the Middle East, asks Robert Fisk
The science of swearing: What lies behind the use of four-letter words?

The science of swearing

What lies behind the use of four-letter words?
The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: Clive fled from Zimbabwe - now it won't have him back

The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

Clive fled from Zimbabwe - now it won’t have him back
Africa on the menu: Three foodie friends want to popularise dishes from the continent

Africa on the menu

Three foodie friends want to popularise dishes from the hot new continent
Donna Karan is stepping down after 30 years - so who will fill the DKNY creator's boots?

Who will fill Donna Karan's boots?

The designer is stepping down as Chief Designer of DKNY after 30 years. Alexander Fury looks back at the career of 'America's Chanel'
10 best statement lightbulbs

10 best statement lightbulbs

Dare to bare with some out-of-the-ordinary illumination
Wimbledon 2015: Heather Watson - 'I had Serena's poster on my wall – now I'm playing her'

Heather Watson: 'I had Serena's poster on my wall – now I'm playing her'

Briton pumped up for dream meeting with world No 1
Wimbledon 2015: Nick Bollettieri - It's time for big John Isner to produce the goods to go with his thumping serve

Nick Bollettieri's Wimbledon Files

It's time for big John Isner to produce the goods to go with his thumping serve
Dustin Brown: Who is the tennis player who knocked Rafael Nadal out of Wimbeldon 2015?

Dustin Brown

Who is the German player that knocked Nadal out of Wimbeldon 2015?
Ashes 2015: Damien Martyn - 'England are fired up again, just like in 2005...'

Damien Martyn: 'England are fired up again, just like in 2005...'

Australian veteran of that Ashes series, believes the hosts' may become unstoppable if they win the first Test