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Not all Germans show unwavering respect for authority. “Court Case Dieter” as he is nicknamed, has spent nearly half his life actively loathing it. The 77-year-old  retired sports teacher has been in court  a record 230 times for insulting establishment figures.

Architecture: The architectural legacy of Stephen Lawrence

The search is on for the winner of the James Stirling prize and a new award in memory of Stephen Lawrence is announced. By Nonie Niesewand

Photography: The bigger picture

Andreas Gursky's photographs are monumental, detailed documents of a post-industrial world populated by teeming, insignificant humans. Look and wonder, says Robin Muir

Visual Art: A fine brush with violence

Photographic realism, linear abstraction - Maurice Cockrill has painted in many styles but all his work captures the implicit turmoil of nature. By David Cohen

One writer in search of a stage

So you want to write a play and get it performed? Follow your instincts and read on. By Beverley d'Silva

Classical: Wilde words, mild music

BACH CHOIR, ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL, LONDON

American Football: Monarchs keep on losing

The England Monarchs' wretched season continued its downward spiral when they were defeated 12-7 by the Rhein Fire in Dusseldorf on Saturday night.

Eating Out: Mel, Sue and lunch too

LUNCH; 60 Exmouth Market, London EC1R 4QE. Tel: 0171 278 2420. Open Monday to Friday from 8.30am until 6pm. Average price per person, pounds 5. Payment by cash or cheque only

Tennis: Rios on cruise control to Paris

nseeded American Vince Spadea to win the St Polten International Grand Prix in Austria. It was the 22-year-old world No 3's 10th tournament win and the fifth this year after Auckland and the Super 9 events at Indian Wells, Key Biscayne and Rome. "This has been excellent preparation for Roland Garros and I can now count myself as one of the favourites for the French Open," Rios said. He raced through yesterday's final in just 50 minutes and said: "At the moment I am playing very concentrated tennis and have great confidence in myself. Everything is going well - my service is good and I didn't have any problems closing down my opponents' attacks."

Tennis: Korda finally catches up with speedy Chang

PETR KORDA won a two-hour battle against Michael Chang 7-6, 3- 6, 6-3 to steer the Czech Republic to victory over the United States in the World Team Cup clay-court event in Dusseldorf yesterday.

American football: Claymores' season of misery continues

THE Scottish Claymores' miserable season continued when they went down to the Rhein Fire in Dusseldorf on Saturday night. The visitors gave everything, seemingly rescuing a hopeless situation, only to see the Fire claim a 17-10 victory when their quarterback, Mike Quinn, threw a 17-yard touchdown to Dialleo Burks with less than eight minutes remaining

Are You Sitting Comfortably?

YOU MAY not know it, but there has never been a better time for poring over the minutiae of European train travel. Or - if you are photographer Clynt Garnham - "watching pictures" from out of train windows.

The collected works of Jacobs Kloppenburg

All he needs is a roof over his head to continue his most eccentric of collections. Adrian Dannatt meets an artist being evicted from his own life

Monday's Book: Europeans by Henri Cartier-Bresson Thames & Hudson, pounds 29.95 (or pounds 19.95 from the Hayward Gallery)

This is one of the rare instances where the catalogue is as good as or better than the exhibition it covers. Unlike the sprawling show that currently occupies the Hayward's attic, these 180 duotone images enable the viewer to draw together recurring themes across six decades in the view-finder of Cartier-Bresson's Leica. For example, the comic mirroring in what is perhaps his best-known photograph - a man straddling a Parisian puddle in 1932 is reflected both in the water below and in a leaping figure on a poster in the background - is repeated in a 1953 shot of Athenian matrons trudging beneath a balcony ornamented with voluptuous goddesses.

Arts: Germany learns to love its bothersome poet

On Heinrich Heine's 200th birthday, Germany is at last learning to love her troublesome poet. Yet Imre Karacs finds that celebrating the life of the apostle of self-hating Germans still stirs controversy.

Basket ball: England's European glory

Denmark 64 England 72
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Vince Cable interview: Charging fees for employment tribunals was 'a very bad move'

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Iwan Rheon interview: Game of Thrones star returns to his Welsh roots to record debut album

Iwan Rheon is returning to his Welsh roots

Rheon is best known for his role as the Bastard of Bolton. It's gruelling playing a sadistic torturer, he tells Craig McLean, but it hasn't stopped him recording an album of Welsh psychedelia
Morne Hardenberg interview: Cameraman for BBC's upcoming show Shark on filming the ocean's most dangerous predator

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Increasing numbers of homeless people in America keep their mobile phones on the streets

Homeless people keep mobile phones

A homeless person with a smartphone is a common sight in the US. And that's creating a network where the 'hobo' community can share information - and fight stigma - like never before