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Radical anti-government protesters were forced to give up their brief occupation of Ukraine’s Justice Ministry on Monday after fellow opposition groups accused them of jeopardising peace negotiations.

Video: Arnold Schwarzenegger museum opens

A museum dedicated to Arnold Schwarzenegger has opened in his former family home. Complete with weird toilet.

Terminated marriage forces Schwarzenegger into a saddle

A troublesome divorce has hastened former action movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger's return to the silver screen.

Schwarzenegger wife seeking divorce

Six weeks after Arnold Schwarzenegger revealed he had fathered a child out of wedlock, wife Maria Shriver filed divorce papers to end their marriage of 25 years.

Secrets and lies: My life as a Hollywood love child

When a powerful, married man fathers an illicit son or daughter, what happens to that 'love child' later in life? Allegra Huston knows – she was born of a grand romance her mother kept secret

Joan Smith: Excuses for rape – men and the myths that won't die

Let's talk about men behaving badly. No, actually, let's talk about rape and sexual aggression, the accurate descriptions of some of the behaviours that have just caused a media frenzy. Most of the myths around the subject have surfaced during the past seven days. I'm going to list them as a small public service.

Arnie delays film plans...for now

Arnold Schwarzenegger has announced that he is delaying his Hollywood comeback as he prepares for what could be a costly divorce battle prompted by revelations that he had an affair and a child with a housekeeper who worked for his family for 20 years.

From hero to predator: how the fall of Arnold Schwarzenegger was predicted by one man

The former governor may soon find more claims about alleged infidelities resurfacing

Arnold Schwarzenegger's lover revealed

The mother of Arnold Schwarzenegger's illegitimate child has been named as his former housekeeper Mildred Patricia Baena.

Arnold Schwarzenegger had love child and kept it secret for 10 years

Arnold Schwarzenegger, who since leaving office as the Governor of California in January has evinced an interest in returning to the world of theatrical drama, has revealed some of the details behind his recent split from his wife of 25 years, Maria Shriver. It concerns his coupling with a housekeeper and the birth of a secret lovechild.

Arnold Schwarzenegger fathered love child

Arnold Schwarzenegger split from his wife after she discovered he had fathered a child over 10 years ago with a member of their household staff.

Arnold Schwarzenegger coping with split

Arnold Schwarzenegger is taking his split from wife Maria Shriver "one day at a time."

From governor to superhero: Arnie's back

Arnold schwarzenegger's life after politics has seen a return to another world he knows well: the cartoon exploits of a musclebound hero who gets things done with little regard for the law.

Diary: Boris and Arnie bond on bikes

As next year's London mayoral election approaches, we can doubtless expect to see many more pictures of alleged babydaddy Boris Johnson wobbling along on the bicycles that (thanks to that handily alliterative "B") happen to bear his name, accompanied by some celebrity or other. Here, balancing on the aforementioned "Boris bikes", are the Mayor and his chum Arnold Schwarzenegger, whom he once described as a "monosyllabic Austrian cyborg". Schwarzenegger seemed very taken with the contraption, saying (with a frankly admirable grasp of English): "The bike rides really well, it is solid, it burns calories so you can eat a few extra Wiener schnitzel and you get away with it... It's a brilliant idea and it shows great leadership from the Mayor. Great, great leadership." The bikes, he went on, "are a great idea for the whole world". I can only agree – though I feel duty-bound to point out that this particular "great idea" was conceived not under Boris, but under Ken Livingstone.

Arnold Schwarzenegger is The Governator

Arnold Schwarzenegger has announced his first project since leaving political office, 'The Governator'.

Insurance salesman who's created more than an advert

With an impersonator sounding uncannily like Morgan Freeman, the brains behind the meerkats have struck again
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