Is this finally the second coming of the Stone Roses?

The band fell out 15 years ago – now rumours are rife that a resurrection, and a tour, are imminent

Ian Burrell: Mogul must be regretting his hands-off approach

London, Rupert Murdoch must be thinking, always problems in London. First it was the News of the World and now it's The Wall Street Journal Europe, the paper he thought could challenge the Financial Times in its own heartland.

China attacks magazine for honouring Ai Weiwei

The Chinese Government yesterday criticised Art Review for naming the dissident artist, Ai Weiwei, as the most powerful figure in the art world, accusing the respected British contemporary art magazine of "political bias".

Ian Burrell: With all the outrage of a Mail op-ed, Fleet Street's most feared editor spoke

Dacre said that, far from being out of control, the press was in a bad way financially and was being kicked when it was down

Was man accused of post-9/11 anthrax attacks innocent?

Research disputes FBI's forensic evidence against scientist who committed suicide

James Corrigan: Davis, the gridiron pioneer, was not fixed on making points – just amassing them

Imagine an owner of a Premier League team who had been with the club for 50 years

King of pop art: Why Ed Ruscha's LA-scapes fetch $4m

Guy Adams visits the artist in his studio

Steve Jobs' final wish: to get to know his children before it was too late

Steve Jobs spent his final days surrounded by close family members, and used his last interview to explain to his wife and children why he "wasn't always there for them," it was revealed yesterday.

For better, for worse: 'Why I have worked for The Independent for 25 years'

Only seven of the journalists involved in the paper's launch have remained employed by it ever since. John Lichfield is one of them...

Kochs made wealth from Iran, report says

The leading financiers of the star-spangled Tea Party movement were last night attempting to rebut claims that a portion of their wealth comes from secretly doing business with the most un-American trading partner imaginable: the hard-line government of Iran.

Baby blues: Laura Marling on hits, heartache and that tricky 21st birthday

Laura Marling was so young when she started that the bouncers wouldn't let her in to her own gigs. Now 21, with a Brit in her pocket and a sell-out tour ahead, how is our 'most gifted young singer-songwriter' coming to terms with fame?

Mixed-up confusion as Dylan is accused of plagiarising photos

Bob Dylan is facing some awkward questions after it emerged that several of the paintings in his latest art exhibition were copied from photographs that he found on the internet.

What's Your Number (15)

Starring: Anna Faris, Chris Evans, Blythe Danner

It's standing room only at the Balenciaga show...

Bench malfunction forces fashion A-listers to their feet in Paris

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Blundering Tony Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

Blundering Blair quits as Middle East peace envoy – only Israel will miss him

For Arabs – and for Britons who lost their loved ones in his shambolic war in Iraq – his appointment was an insult, says Robert Fisk
Fifa corruption arrests: All hail the Feds for riding to football's rescue

Fifa corruption arrests

All hail the Feds for riding to football's rescue, says Ian Herbert
Isis in Syria: The Kurdish enclave still resisting the tyranny of President Assad and militant fighters

The Kurdish enclave still resisting the tyranny of Assad and Isis

In Syrian Kurdish cantons along the Turkish border, the progressive aims of the 2011 uprising are being enacted despite the war. Patrick Cockburn returns to Amuda
How I survived Cambodia's Killing Fields: Acclaimed surgeon SreyRam Kuy celebrates her mother's determination to escape the US

How I survived Cambodia's Killing Fields

Acclaimed surgeon SreyRam Kuy celebrates her mother's determination to escape to the US
Stephen Mangan interview: From posh buffoon to pregnant dad, the actor has quite a range

How Stephen Mangan got his range

Posh buffoon, hapless writer, pregnant dad - Mangan is certainly a versatile actor
The ZX Spectrum has been crowd-funded back into play - with some 21st-century tweaks

The ZX Spectrum is back

The ZX Spectrum was the original - and for some players, still the best. David Crookes meets the fans who've kept the games' flames lit
Grace of Monaco film panned: even the screenwriter pours scorn on biopic starring Nicole Kidman

Even the screenwriter pours scorn on Grace of Monaco biopic

The critics had a field day after last year's premiere, but the savaging goes on
Menstrual Hygiene Day: The strange ideas people used to believe about periods

Menstrual Hygiene Day: The strange ideas people once had about periods

If one was missed, vomiting blood was seen as a viable alternative
The best work perks: From free travel cards to making dreams come true (really)

The quirks of work perks

From free travel cards to making dreams come true (really)
Is bridge the latest twee pastime to get hip?

Is bridge becoming hip?

The number of young players has trebled in the past year. Gillian Orr discovers if this old game has new tricks
Long author-lists on research papers are threatening the academic work system

The rise of 'hyperauthorship'

Now that academic papers are written by thousands (yes, thousands) of contributors, it's getting hard to tell workers from shirkers
The rise of Lego Clubs: How toys are helping children struggling with social interaction to build better relationships

The rise of Lego Clubs

How toys are helping children struggling with social interaction to build better relationships
5 best running glasses

On your marks: 5 best running glasses

Whether you’re pounding pavements, parks or hill passes, keep your eyes protected in all weathers
Joe Root: 'Ben Stokes gives everything – he’s rubbing off on us all'

'Ben Stokes gives everything – he’s rubbing off on us all'

Joe Root says the England dressing room is a happy place again – and Stokes is the catalyst
Raif Badawi: Wife pleads for fresh EU help as Saudi blogger's health worsens

Please save my husband

As the health of blogger Raif Badawi worsens in prison, his wife urges EU governments to put pressure on the Saudi Arabian royal family to allow her husband to join his family in Canada