News Isabella Sorley, 23, and John Nimmo, 25, arrive at Westminster Magistrates Court, London

Two people have pleaded guilty to sending "menacing" tweets to a feminist campaigner following her successful campaign to ensure a woman features on British banknotes.

The Marriage Bureau for Rich People, By Farahad Zama

Zama's comic debut concerns the romantic complications generated by the titular bureau. Though living in beautiful coastal India, Mr Ali is bored in retirement. With the encouragement of his wife, he sets up a dating agency, and appoints an assistant, Aruna.

The mystery of enduring love

We're always being advised on the joys of sex and the secrets of finding romance. But what about living happily ever after together? There's precious little guidance on how to do that, says Philip Hensher

Personality plays key role in a choice lost in translation

The Chelsea man will lead his country again but Fabio Capello was unable to explain exactly why yesterday, writes Sam Wallace

Austen's very own Mr Darcy

Thomas Langlois Lefroy is thought to have inspired the Jane Austen's best-known hero. As a portrait of him is auctioned, Ciar Byrne charts a youthful flirtation that became immortalised on the page

The Weekend's TV: Miss Austen Regrets, SUN, BBC1<br />Love Soup, SAT, BBC1

Jane plainly needed lots of persuasion

Christina Patterson: Jane Austen and the sexual smorgasbord

What did they want, for God's sake? Their balls, deep-fried, on a bed of wilted spinach?

Miss Austen Regrets: How Jane lost her own Darcy

It is an irony universally acknowledged that the writer of 'Pride and Prejudice' died a spinster. But a TV drama shows why we should not pity her, says James Rampton

Surviving Beslan hostage-taker jailed for life

The only Beslan hostage-taker captured alive after the bloody school siege in 2004 will spend the rest of his life in prison after a trial that left crucial questions unanswered and victims feeling cheated.

Carluccio's opening gambit pays off

The Italian restaurant and delicatessen chain Carluccio's served up a 21 per cent rise in underlying first-half profits yesterday after listing on the stock market in December.

Howard Jacobson: Look through a glass darkly to understand how Jane Austen can work on screen

No one in Regency England could possibly have owned choppers as perfect as Keira Knightley's

Mozart's Women: His family, his friends, his music, by Jane Glover

Trio for triumph and tears

Fulham 1 West Ham United 2

Harewood steals the scene as Fulham fluff their lines

Timeless or tedious? 'It is not that it shows all the political awareness of a copy of the Beano, simply that it is an immensely dreary novel'

As Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy reappear in yet another dramatisation of Pride and Prejudice, we ask if Jane Austen's classic really is the most perfect English novel - or just a 19th-century Mills & Boon

Timeless or tedious? 'Pride and Prejudice may not address the social problems of the time but it is as relevant now as the day it was written'

As Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy reappear in yet another dramatisation, we ask if Jane Austen's classic really is the most perfect English novel - or just a 19th-century Mills & Boon
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Homeless Veterans appeal: 'You look for someone who's an inspiration and try to be like them'

Homeless Veterans appeal

In 2010, Sgt Gary Jamieson stepped on an IED in Afghanistan and lost his legs and an arm. He reveals what, and who, helped him to make a remarkable recovery
Could cannabis oil reverse the effects of cancer?

Could cannabis oil reverse effects of cancer?

As a film following six patients receiving the controversial treatment is released, Kate Hilpern uncovers a very slippery issue
The Interview movie review: You can't see Seth Rogen and James Franco's Kim Jong Un assassination film, but you can read about it here

The Interview movie review

You can't see Seth Rogen and James Franco's Kim Jong Un assassination film, but you can read about it here
Serial mania has propelled podcasts into the cultural mainstream

How podcasts became mainstream

People have consumed gripping armchair investigation Serial with a relish typically reserved for box-set binges
Jesus Christ has become an unlikely pin-up for hipster marketing companies

Jesus Christ has become an unlikely pin-up

Kevin Lee Light, aka "Jesus", is the newest client of creative agency Mother while rival agency Anomaly has launched Sexy Jesus, depicting the Messiah in a series of Athena-style poses
Rosetta space mission voted most important scientific breakthrough of 2014

A memorable year for science – if not for mice

The most important scientific breakthroughs of 2014
Christmas cocktails to make you merry: From eggnog to Brown Betty and Rum Bumpo

Christmas cocktails to make you merry

Mulled wine is an essential seasonal treat. But now drinkers are rediscovering other traditional festive tipples. Angela Clutton raises a glass to Christmas cocktails
5 best activity trackers

Fitness technology: 5 best activity trackers

Up the ante in your regimen and change the habits of a lifetime with this wearable tech
Paul Scholes column: It's a little-known fact, but I have played one of the seven dwarves

Paul Scholes column

It's a little-known fact, but I have played one of the seven dwarves
Fifa's travelling circus once again steals limelight from real stars

Fifa's travelling circus once again steals limelight from real stars

Club World Cup kicked into the long grass by the continued farce surrounding Blatter, Garcia, Russia and Qatar
Frank Warren column: 2014 – boxing is back and winning new fans

Frank Warren: Boxing is back and winning new fans

2014 proves it's now one of sport's biggest hitters again
Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton: The power dynamics of the two first families

Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton

Karen Tumulty explores the power dynamics of the two first families
Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley with a hotbed of technology start-ups

Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley

The Swedish capital is home to two of the most popular video games in the world, as well as thousands of technology start-ups worth hundreds of millions of pounds – and it's all happened since 2009
Did Japanese workers really get their symbols mixed up and display Santa on a crucifix?

Crucified Santa: Urban myth refuses to die

The story goes that Japanese store workers created a life-size effigy of a smiling "Father Kurisumasu" attached to a facsimile of Our Lord's final instrument of torture
Jennifer Saunders and Kate Moss join David Walliams on set for TV adaptation of The Boy in the Dress

The Boy in the Dress: On set with the stars

Walliams' story about a boy who goes to school in a dress will be shown this Christmas