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Alan Rusbridger will step down after 20 years in the role

Alan Rusbridger quits: Who's in line to replace outgoing Guardian editor?

The frontrunners and the outside chances

Alan Rusbridger to quit as 'Guardian' editor-in-chief after 20 years in role next summer

The Independent has learned that Rusbridger has discussed his intentions to move with fellow members of the Scott Trust

The study found that 40 per cent of press releases contained exaggerated health advice

Bad science reporting blamed on exaggerations in university press releases

Study finds science journalists are not always to blame for the hype

Rolling Stone under attack from all sides as questions arise over university rape story

Magazine admits it made reporting mistakes

Former Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe who has died after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease

Jeremy Thorpe: The day the Ditto Man and his few remaining friends thanked God for deliverance

The ins and outs of the Thorpe trial gave ‘Private Eye’ much to ridicule, recalls its then-editor Richard Ingrams

Andrew Mitchell outside the High Court in London after losing his libel action against ‘The Sun’

Andrew Mitchell 'Plebgate' trial: The great British libel casino claims a fresh victim

Andrew Mitchell is not the first public figure to face ruin after seeking vindication – and damages – in court

Syrian Electronic Army hack hits sites using Gigya, but all data safe

By exploiting a hole in the system that handles domain names such as independent.co.uk, hackers were able to re-direct users

The former Jennie Jerome, Lady Randolph Churchill, born in New York, with her sons John (left) and Winston, in 1885

Miliband ally Lord Wood leads condemnation of Daily Express over its definition of 'hidden' migrants

Scathing open letter said definition would mean the Labour leader would be classed as an 'immigrant'

Tony Abbott was labelled ‘flaky’ in The Australian

Rupert Murdoch turns on golden boy Tony Abbott over Australian PM's failure to show 'courage and leadership'

Talk of climate change and a series of gaffes has left the premier vulnerable
Newspaper stands have been criticised by the Child Eyes campaign

Tesco stands up against front pages it says are unsuitable for children

Newspaper stands have been criticised by the Child Eyes campaign

Andrew Mitchell, accompanied by his wife Sharon, arrives at the Royal Courts of Justice in London this week (AP)

Plebs, public school boys and politics: class war breaks out in Court 13

The Andrew Mitchell libel trial shows how far Britain’s divided society has come – and how much further it has to go

The pro-independence newspaper is expected to launch in Scotland in response to the burgeoning support for the SNP

The National: New paper will support independent Scotland

A new pro-independence daily newspaper is expected to launch in Scotland on Monday in response to the burgeoning support for the SNP following the independence campaign.

The NUJ has launched a lawsuit against the Met Police and the Home Office

Six journalists sue the British police over spying revelations

Records reveal journalists were placed on a watchlist of 'domestic extremists'

Jeff Pope: After Cilla, Biggs and Lucan, time for Danny Baker

Danny Baker, whose memoirs will be adapted for the BBC by Jeff Pope jack barnes

After 44 years, it is time that The Sun’s Page 3 went the same way as Dapper Laughs

Page 3 seems to belong to the world of Dapper Laughs, the determinedly sexist comic creation of Daniel O’Reilly, who was described as “a new Jim Davidson, at his worst”

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Climate change key in Syrian conflict

And it will trigger more war in future
How I outwitted the Gestapo

How I outwitted the Gestapo

My life as a Jew in wartime Berlin
The nation's favourite animal revealed

The nation's favourite animal revealed

Women like cuddly creatures whilst men like creepy-crawlies
Is this the way to get young people to vote?

Getting young people to vote

From #VOTESELFISH to Bite the Ballot
Poldark star Heida Reed: 'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'

Poldark star Heida Reed

'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'
The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

Netanyahu knows he can get away with anything in America, says Robert Fisk
Families clubbing together to build their own affordable accommodation

Do It Yourself approach to securing a new house

Community land trusts marking a new trend for taking the initiative away from developers
Head of WWF UK: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

David Nussbaum: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

The head of WWF UK remains sanguine despite the Government’s failure to live up to its pledges on the environment
Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Set in a mythologised 5th-century Britain, ‘The Buried Giant’ is a strange beast
With money, corruption and drugs, this monk fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’

Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

The first 'American Idol' winner on how she manages to remain her own woman – Jane Austen fascination and all
Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn