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Broadchurch is to get the US treatment with a remake planned for American audiences.

Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly sees that the writing is on the wall

Best conflicting US election interpretations: Fox's frozen faces vs Russia's indifference

When Ohio turned a decisive blue, Diane Sawyer of ABC News was the first to call victory for Obama in relatively neutral terms, just as David Dimbleby did seconds later on the BBC. It was a done deal but, until then, the election swung according to what you were watching and where.

Emile Heskey is congratulated after his stunning goal this afternoon

Emile Heskey delights 'Heskeycam' viewers with stunning bicycle kick

The former England striker Emile Heskey has been the subject of much derision in his home country since the announcement of plans for 'Heskeycam'.

The papacy of Pope Benedict XVI has been hit by scandal

Vatican turns to Fox News man Greg Burke for image makeover

Holy See hires outsider after suffering a series of public setbacks and embarrassing leaks

The spend of the world: the costly time-travel TV series ‘Terra Nova’

Spielberg's small-screen, budget-busting sci-fi series is Terra over

The sci-fi series about an imperilled planet that cost the earth now appears to have paid the price. Terra Nova is terra over. Never heard of it? That's because it wasn't very good, despite breaking small screen records with an extra-terrestrial budget.

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Police escort Manchester City's Argentinian footballer Carlos Tevez as he arrives with his family at Manchester airport. The striker was returning from his homeland where he has been since November, without his club's permission.

A week later and Tevez and Mancini still haven't met

The big freeze between Carlos Tevez and the Manchester City manager, Roberto Mancini, appeared to be no closer to a thaw last night, with the two men still to meet each other a full week after the Argentinian striker's return to Manchester.

Gloria Cain said her husband could not have harassed four women: ‘I know that’s not the person he is’

Cain's wife rallies to his defence after claims of sexual harassment

Gloria Cain is latest in a long line of political wives to face the media over a sex scandal

DVD: 127 Hours, For retail &amp; rental (20th Century Fox)

Danny (Slumdog Millionaire) Boyle directs the true story of Aron Ralston (James Franco) – a peppy climber who was pinned to the bottom of a canyon by a boulder – with all of his usual hyperactive verve. And that's the problem.

DVD: The A Team, For retail &amp; rental (20th Century Fox)

This week's other TV spin-off is slightly better.

Bigger than Beck's: Jon Stewart's rally eclipses Fox News pundit's effort

There were an estimated 215,000 different interpretations of what just happened. As the throngs who attended Saturday's enormous "Rally to Restore Sanity" dispersed, there was no agreement on whether it had been a powerful answer to the Tea Party rallies that upturned politics last year, a popular uprising against the media, or just a hilarious free show by two of the hottest comedians in America.

DVD: Fantastic Mr Fox, For retail & rental (20th Century Fox)

Wes Anderson's adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's classic is, itself, rather fantastic.

DVD: Ice Age 3, For retail & rental (20th Century Fox)

Instead of bothering with a plot, the screenwriters of IA3 have devised enough fast and furious set pieces to furnish a videogame and a theme-park ride, and then glued them together with the pun-heavy babblings of a cast consisting almost entirely of wacky sidekicks.

DVD: Tormented, For retail & rental, (20th Century Fox)

Tormented opens with the funeral of a schoolboy who hanged himself following a bullying campaign, but it's by no means a po-faced issue drama: the dead boy is soon striking back at his persecutors as a James Corden-lookalike zombie.

DVD: Marley & Me, Retail & rental, (20th Century Fox)

This breezy comedy strolls through the happily uneventful married life of two Miami journalists, Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston.

DVD: Australia, For retail and rental, (20th Century Fox)

It's no mystery why Baz Luhrmann's outback epic was such a flop.

How the hard-bitten hacks of America went soft over Katrina

US journalists may have got some facts wrong over the Gulf-Coast hurricane, but they caught the mood of the nation, says Andrew Gumbel
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Not even the 'putrid throat' could stop the Ross Poldark swoon-fest'

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Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers as he pushes Tories on housing

Miliband promises no stamp duty for first-time buyers

Labour leader pushes Tories on housing
Aviation history is littered with grand failures - from the the Bristol Brabazon to Concorde - but what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?

Aviation history is littered with grand failures

But what went wrong with the SuperJumbo?
Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of Soviet-style 'iron curtains' right across Europe

Fortress Europe?

Fear of Putin, Islamists and immigration is giving rise to a new generation of 'iron curtains'
Never mind what you're wearing, it's what you're reclining on

Never mind what you're wearing

It's what you're reclining on that matters
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband

Chuka Umunna: A virus of racism runs through Ukip

The shadow business secretary on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
Yemen crisis: This exotic war will soon become Europe's problem

Yemen's exotic war will soon affect Europe

Terrorism and boatloads of desperate migrants will be the outcome of the Saudi air campaign, says Patrick Cockburn
Marginal Streets project aims to document voters in the run-up to the General Election

Marginal Streets project documents voters

Independent photographers Joseph Fox and Orlando Gili are uploading two portraits of constituents to their website for each day of the campaign
Game of Thrones: Visit the real-life kingdom of Westeros to see where violent history ends and telly tourism begins

The real-life kingdom of Westeros

Is there something a little uncomfortable about Game of Thrones shooting in Northern Ireland?
How to survive a social-media mauling, by the tough women of Twitter

How to survive a Twitter mauling

Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
Gallipoli centenary: At dawn, the young remember the young who perished in one of the First World War's bloodiest battles

At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
Samuel West interview: The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents

Samuel West interview

The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents
General Election 2015: Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Fashion editor, Alexander Fury, on what the leaders' appearances tell us about them
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

The architect of the HeForShe movement and head of UN Women on the world's failure to combat domestic violence