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Henry Blodget interview: Business Insider launches in the UK

The former Wall Strret supremo on his new venture - and why he'll always hate snark

Anita Sarkeesian, a female gamer who has been bombarded with abuse during the #GamerGate campaig

GamerGate: Data shows women have received more negative tweets than men

Twitter data analysed by Newsweek seems to show that GamerGate is more about harassing women than media ethics

Stack ‘em high?: quantity doesn’t always trump quality, as Friends of the Earth can testify

Online petitions: Sign here to change the world

The proliferation of online petitions allows us to register our protests at the touch of a button. But do they change anything? Rhodri Marsden wonders if they signal a blow for people power – or the death throes of true democracy
Twitter is rife with annoying internet colloquialisms

Epic win: The new social media tool that automatically edits out annoying internet idioms

If you use one Twitter app today, use Pre-Tweet

Shane Smith founded Vice in Montreal in 1994

Shane Smith interview: Vice chief eyes TV news for 'Generation Y'

Exclusive: Edgy, youth-focused media group is going global, but has it sold out?

Love seats: a picture from the blog 'Drunken Furniture'

Drunk furniture: Not here Steve

When Rhodri Marsden posted on Twitter a picture of two armchairs in a clinch like inebriated lovers, his 'Drunken Furniture' became an instant hit. Sofa, so good, he says
The Daily Mash Annual 2015: Random Acts of Foul-Mouthed Cruelty
Australia's Marianna Tolo (L) vies for the ball with Canada's Tamara Tatham (R) during the 2014 FIBA Women's World Championships quarter-final basketball match between Australia and Canada at Fenerbahce Ulker Sports Arena in Istanbul

Men’s Health Magazine angers sports fans with 'sexist talking about sports with women' tweet

The magazine has now apologised over the incident

Brenda Leyland was approached by Sky News at her home in Leicestershire last week

Brenda Leyland dead: Death of 'Twitter troll' targeting Madeleine McCann's parents sharpens focus on cyber-abuse

Her unmasking on TV and her death has sparked fresh questions over 'trial-by-Twitter'

Technology is said to be shifting the dynamic between the catwalk and the high-street

London Fashion Week: How the internet has helped break the big name monopoly

London Fashion Week opens today but the power of big catwalk shows is being rapidly eroded by young designers exploiting fast-changing technology to sell their wares directly to a global customer base.

Ms Itziar Bilbao Urrutia, who runs the website The Urban Chick Supremacy Cell (UCSC)

Web dominatrix wins David and Goliath battle with regulators

A dominatrix whose website provides paid-for bondage and sadomasochistic content has won her David-and-Goliath battle against a quango’s attempts to regulate her site in the same way as ITV Player.

Fears rise that tablets won't save magazines as digital sales fall

Hopes that the tablet was the saviour of magazines have been undermined by official figures showing a fall-off in sales of digital editions of iconic publications including the fashion titles Harper’s Bazaar, Elle and Vogue.

Google makes another enemy: Mathias Döpfner writes an open letter to Google boss Eric Schmidt

It seems a long while since Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp was at war with Google and his minions were referring to the search engine as “parasites or tech tapeworms in the intestines of the internet”.

Angelina Jolie begins legal action over Mail's 'heroin' video

Reports come days after website's row with George Clooney

The PR companies have promised to make clear to their clients the guidelines by which Wikipedia operates

International PR firms sign agreement to stop abusing Wikipedia

Some of the biggest PR companies in the world have signed a collective pledge to abide by the policies of Wikipedia after a “sock puppet” scandal in which spin doctors manipulated references to their clients on the site.

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General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband

Chuka Umunna: A virus of racism runs through Ukip

The shadow business secretary on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
Yemen crisis: This exotic war will soon become Europe's problem

Yemen's exotic war will soon affect Europe

Terrorism and boatloads of desperate migrants will be the outcome of the Saudi air campaign, says Patrick Cockburn
Marginal Streets project aims to document voters in the run-up to the General Election

Marginal Streets project documents voters

Independent photographers Joseph Fox and Orlando Gili are uploading two portraits of constituents to their website for each day of the campaign
Game of Thrones: Visit the real-life kingdom of Westeros to see where violent history ends and telly tourism begins

The real-life kingdom of Westeros

Is there something a little uncomfortable about Game of Thrones shooting in Northern Ireland?
How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
Samuel West interview: The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents

Samuel West interview

The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents
General Election 2015: Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Fashion editor, Alexander Fury, on what the leaders' appearances tell us about them
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

The architect of the HeForShe movement and head of UN Women on the world's failure to combat domestic violence
Public relations as 'art'? Surely not

Confessions of a former PR man

The 'art' of public relations is being celebrated by the V&A museum, triggering some happy memories for DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef succumbs to his sugar cravings with super-luxurious sweet treats

Bill Granger's luxurious sweet treats

Our chef loves to stop for 30 minutes to catch up on the day's gossip, while nibbling on something sweet
London Marathon 2015: Paula Radcliffe and the mother of all goodbyes

The mother of all goodbyes

Paula Radcliffe's farewell to the London Marathon will be a family affair
Everton vs Manchester United: Steven Naismith demands 'better' if Toffees are to upset the odds against United

Steven Naismith: 'We know we must do better'

The Everton forward explains the reasons behind club's decline this season
Arsenal vs Chelsea: Praise to Arsene Wenger for having the courage of his convictions

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Praise to Wenger for having the courage of his convictions