Country's Interior Ministry denies responsibility
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Sunday 21 April 2013
Shaker Aamer was sent to Guantánamo Bay in 2002, and cleared to leave in 2007. Now, weakened by hunger strike, he asks what his fate has to do with justice
Friday 22 March 2013
Where are you now and what can you see?
Thursday 21 February 2013
Sony has launched a patent that could see the ads of the future turned into interactive videogames. But some of us already loathe pop-ups...
Tuesday 12 February 2013
A superb new Radio 4 series has brought the work of the great socialist polemicist to life. Our writer, long a fan, explains why he was captivated from first minute to last
Sunday 27 January 2013
A would-be rock star of US letters gets to the root of George Orwell's class consciousness, savages Paul Auster, and demands excellence
Friday 25 January 2013
The Arts Diary
Tuesday 22 January 2013
George Orwell's classic Nineteen Eighty-Four is to be dramatised by BBC radio for the first time - almost 70 years after the writer worked at the corporation's Broadcasting House, which partly inspired his tale.
Sunday 20 January 2013
Sunday 30 December 2012
A new set of celebrities reveal their pet hates. Jonathan Owen investigates
Wednesday 12 December 2012
There was some commotion in news conference this morning, when a very senior executive issued a heresy. Ravi Shankar, he said, might have been a magnificent technician, but he wasn't all that positive an influence on music. A huge amount of musical drudgery issued, indeed, from his influence. Well, suffice to say that is not the prevailing orthodoxy; rather, most people think he was possibly the finest living exponent of a musical form that was sublime and spiritual.
Tuesday 13 November 2012
A student refused to lay a poppy wreath last Sunday
Friday 26 October 2012
Visitors taking tours of the Shard will be able to enjoy views of up to 40 miles across London when it opens in February.
Sunday 07 October 2012
Everyman's Library is celebrating its 21st birthday this Autumn.
Monday 20 August 2012
A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens' 1843 classic in which the stingy Ebenezer Scrooge discovers the generous Christmas spirit, is the book parents most want to pass on to their children, according to a new poll.
Friday 29 June 2012
'I squatted in a derelict cinema in Berlin ... it was quite an adventure'
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
- 2 David Cameron refers to 83-year-old Labour MP Dennis Skinner as 'Jurassic Park'
- 3 Alton Towers Air breaks down: 80 people stuck on broken down Monorail during heatwave
- 4 'Help me I'm trapped in a factory' messages keep being found on bottles of vitamin water
- 5 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government