Arts and Entertainment

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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Isis in Iraq: Yazidi girls killing themselves to escape rape and imprisonment by militants

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

Yazidi girls killing themselves to escape rape and imprisonment
Ed Balls interview: 'If I think about the deficit when I'm playing the piano, it all goes wrong'

Ed Balls interview

'If I think about the deficit when I'm playing the piano, it all goes wrong'
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US stars in UK panto

From David Hasselhoff to Jerry Hall
Grace Dent's Christmas Quiz: What are you – a festive curmudgeon or top of the tree?

Grace Dent's Christmas Quiz

What are you – a festive curmudgeon or top of the tree?
Nasa planning to build cloud cities in airships above Venus

Nasa planning to build cloud cities in airships above Venus

Planet’s surface is inhospitable to humans but 30 miles above it is almost perfect
Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history - clocks, rifles, frogmen’s uniforms and colonial helmets

Clocks, rifles, swords, frogmen’s uniforms

Surrounded by high-rise flats is a little house filled with Lebanon’s history
Return to Gaza: Four months on, the wounds left by Israel's bombardment have not yet healed

Four months after the bombardment, Gaza’s wounds are yet to heal

Kim Sengupta is reunited with a man whose plight mirrors the suffering of the Palestinian people
Gastric surgery: Is it really the answer to the UK's obesity epidemic?

Is gastric surgery really the answer to the UK's obesity epidemic?

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

Booksellers say readers are turning away from dark modern thrillers and back to the golden age of crime writing
Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best,' says founder of JustGiving

Anne-Marie Huby: 'Charities deserve the best'

Ten million of us have used the JustGiving website to donate to good causes. Its co-founder says that being dynamic is as important as being kind
The botanist who hunts for giant trees at Kew Gardens

The man who hunts giants

A Kew Gardens botanist has found 25 new large tree species - and he's sure there are more out there