News Vladimir Antonov, former chairman of Portsmouth football club and former director of Bankas Snoras AB; he and Baranauskas are wanted in Lithuania in connection with an alleged multimillion-pound fraud at a bank formerly controlled by Antonov

The former owner of Portsmouth Football Club faces trial in Lithuania over a £400 million bank fraud after failing to convince a judge that he could be killed if he was extradited.

Virginia Ironside’s Dilemmas: My daughter spends nearly all her spare time on the internet,

Dear Virginia,

My daughter, who's nine, spends nearly all her spare time on the internet, chatting to her friends – or people she thinks of as her friends. I have tried to limit her time online, but when I do, she gets into such a state that I find it quite distressing. She also says "everybody does it". Other parents I've spoken to don't seem to worry about this issue and say it's just how children are these days. Am I out of touch? I can't believe it's good for her.

Yours sincerely, Bella

Observations: The Antichrist comes to Cannes in a camper van

Just about now, Lars von Trier will be trundling off in a camper van (he hates to fly) from Denmark to France for the Cannes premiere of his latest feature, Antichrist. The journey takes five days there and five days back.

Unemployment: Billions pledged to create jobs

As unemployment climbs to 2.1 million, scheme will offer work to those on dole

Relief matched by dismay as Zuma cleared

Two weeks before South Africa's most important election since the end of apartheid, corruption charges have been dropped against Jacob Zuma, the president-in-waiting.

Wahaca promises a taste of 'true' Mexico. But how authentic can it get in a posh shopping centre in west London?

Wahaca, 1074 Westfield Shopping Centre, Ariel Way, White City, London W12, tel: 020 8749 4517

Tim Lott: 'Julie has betrayed Jake for her own ambition'

I have been through something similar to Julie Myerson (who, incidentally, I know and like). When I wrote about intimate details of my divorce in a piece for Granta some years ago, I was attacked in The Guardian. More recently, when I wrote about the murder of my agent Rod Hall for Granta, I was bitterly criticised by some of Rod's friends.

Peter York: At home with YSL

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New racecourse calls in administrator

The first new racecourse built in the UK in 80 years has buckled under the weight of the economic downturn and called in an administrator. Deloitte said yesterday it had been named administrator to Great Leigh's Racecourse, near Chelmsford, Essex.

Credit insurers threaten to walk away from Hunter's Office

Credit insurers are considering withdrawing cover to the suppliers of Office, the shoe chain backed by Sir Tom Hunter, following the collapse of his USC fashion group into administration and the subsequent pre-pack repurchase by the Scottish billionaire.

Unmasked: the elixir of human bonding

Hormone that makes mothers and babies bond also helps us to remember strangers' faces, study finds

Moneysupermarket head to hand over reins

Simon Nixon, the multi-millionaire founder of the internet price comparison site moneysupermarket.com, yesterday announced he will step aside from running the company. Mr Nixon, 41, will continue to work at the company for one day a week as executive deputy chairman, focusing on developing new products.

Fred Newman: Founder of ‘Publishing News’ and the British Book Awards

Enigmatic and audacious, acerbic, unconventional and often very charming, Fred Newman, the co-creator and managing director of the UK trade paper Publishing News and the British Book Awards, has died of cancer at the age of 76.

Me & my partner: 'We learnt that we complement each other'

Relay Recruitment was established in 1996 by close friends Steven Street and Laurence Elliott. The company employs 34 staff directly and achieved sales of £7.85m last year.

Evel begets Evel as the daredevil son of Knievel outjumps father's record

When, on 30 November last year, Robert Craig (Evel) Knievel died in his bed aged 69, not just America but the whole world lost a legend. He was, after all, the most daring and the most successful stuntman ever to have lived.

Britain's transoceanic hopes under threat

Just yards away from the optimistic departure point of the Pilgrim Fathers and under the vantage point of one of their greatest maritime forefathers, Sir Francis Drake, Britain's current squadron of transoceanic maritime heroes is in trouble.

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'Jilan killed herself in the bathroom. She cut her wrists and hanged herself'

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Ed Balls interview: 'If I think about the deficit when I'm playing the piano, it all goes wrong'

Ed Balls interview

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Nasa planning to build cloud cities in airships above Venus

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Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history - clocks, rifles, frogmen’s uniforms and colonial helmets

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Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history
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Critics argue that it’s crazy to operate on healthy people just to stop them eating
Homeless Veterans appeal: Christmas charity auction Part 2 - now LIVE

Homeless Veterans appeal: Christmas charity auction

Bid on original art, or trips of a lifetime to Africa or the 'Corrie' set, and help Homeless Veterans
Pantomime rings the changes to welcome autistic theatre-goers

Autism-friendly theatre

Pantomime leads the pack in quest to welcome all
The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

The week Hollywood got scared and had to grow up a bit

Sony suffered a chorus of disapproval after it withdrew 'The Interview', but it's not too late for it to take a stand, says Joan Smith
From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?

Panto dames: before and after

From Widow Twankey to Mother Goose, how do the men who play panto dames get themselves ready for the performance of a lifetime?
Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

Thirties murder mystery novel is surprise runaway Christmas hit

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Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best,' says founder of JustGiving

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The botanist who hunts for giant trees at Kew Gardens

The man who hunts giants

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