Spotlight: The Boston Globe’s finest moment

The film is a faithful re-telling of the investigation that in 2002 blew open a Catholic paedophile scandal involving scores of priests in Boston. David Usborne travels there to meet its real-life heroes

Dennis Lehane: The writer who makes crime pay

Child abuse, murder, mental illness, marital breakdown: it's all grist to the mill for Dennis Lehane. And the literary thriller writer has plenty to get off his chest about the welfare system, bankers and 'postmodern jerk-offs' too

Shoppers flock to value stores

Two former Woolworths directors predict good times ahead for the independent high-street sector, reports Virginia Matthews

Foul weather threatens Vendée Globe yachts

The cream of Britain's ocean-racing talent was heading into perilous waters yesterday as the world's most difficult and challenging yacht race, the Vendée Globe, set sail in conditions that threaten to tear the fleet apart.

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Gone Baby Gone (15)

A child is gone, but a reputation is reborn: Ben Affleck's directorial debut was withdrawn last year because of the McCann case. It still makes disturbing viewing

The lady vanishes: What ever happened to Fenella Fielding?

She wowed Noel Coward, fascinated Fellini and seemed destined to become a huge star. But after a vampish turn in 1966's 'Carry on Screaming', Fenella Fielding's film career never recovered. Here, she tells her amazing story – and reveals why her latest showbusiness venture has gone horribly wrong