News Demonstrators called upon their comrades to avoid escalating the conflict with the government

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.

Arnie won't run for another term

California's Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger won't say what his plans are when his term expires next year, but he won't be running for another term in office.

Terminator set for salvation as bidders line up for rights

The future of the Terminator franchise will be decided by the end of January as bidders line up to buy the rights from Halcyon, the producer that sought bankruptcy protection in September.

Nicholas Lezard: Read between the lines, Arnie

The point about a concealed stunt is for as many people as possible to see it

Arnie claims X-rated email was in fact an 8 billion-to-1 coincidence

California Governor denies sending cryptic four-letter rebuke to rival

Pandora: Wheeler offers a ray of sunshine for Ukip

There was not, Pandora suspects, the cheeriest of moods among Ukip bean counters yesterday, after the Court of Appeal declared nearly £350,000-worth of donations to the party illegal.

Leading article: A bad week for free speech

How could it have come to this? We live in a country where respect for free speech and the written word is centuries old, yet legislators in other countries feel they must pass laws protecting their citizens' liberties against British judges. In California, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a law giving legislators the power to block libel judgments passed in the British courts. Three other American states have similar laws, all prompted by a judgment against the US author Rachel Ehrenfeld.

California bans British 'libel tourism'

Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Governor of California, has brought in laws to deter celebrities and businessmen travelling to Britain to sue American-based publications in what has become known as libel tourism.

Schwarzenegger: Honey, this law about cell phones and driving...

Governor's wife is pictured breaking ban for motorists he introduced

California to honour Harvey Milk

Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man to hold public office in a major city in the United States, is to be honoured with a state day of recognition.

Punter Net prostitutes thank Harriet Harman for publicity boost

Prostitutes who use a website to advertise their services to punters have thanked Harriet Harman for giving them a free publicity boost when she called for the site’s closure earlier this week.

Harriet Harman urges Arnold Schwarzenneger to 'terminate' prostitute website

Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman called on California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today to shut down an American website that allows British men who use prostitutes to rate their experiences.

Jerome Taylor: Would closing down sites like Punter Net really make the sex industry safer?

Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman called on California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today to close down a website where people who visit prostitutes in the UK can rate their experiences.

Barbie goes to Hollywood

World's best-known doll is coming to the big screen. But who can fill her shoes?

Schwarzenegger invited to visit east London

Arnold Schwarzenegger has been invited to be a special guest at the London 2012 Olympics, Newham Mayor Sir Robin Wales said today.

Rhoda Koenig: A car boot sale to fix Britain's finances

Schwarzenegger's auction has raised millions for his cash-strapped state
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Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
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Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
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Army general planning to come out
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
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The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

A C Benson called him 'a horrid little fellow', George Orwell would have shot him, but what a giant he seems now, says DJ Taylor
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Growing mussels

Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project