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New changes described as “the biggest overhaul of multiplayer since the original Call of Duty: Modern Warfare”

Kelly Brook loses baby

Model and actress Kelly Brook has lost the baby she was expecting with boyfriend Thom Evans.

Tangled, Nathan Greno &amp; Byron Howard, 100 mins (PG)<br/>Barney's Version, Richard J Lewis, 134 mins (15)

Action, humour, happy ending &ndash; Disney has a good hair day

No more heroes any more: Are Eighties Hollywood beefcakes capable of anything else?

There's nothing quite as unedifying as watching Eighties Hollywood beefcakes still trying to muscle in on action films

Susie Rushton: Why I can't live with renting any more

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The Expendables, Sylvester Stallone, 103 mins, (15)

Starring Sylvester Stallone, Jet Li, Jason Statham

DVD: The Infidel, For retail & rental (Revolver)

In this flat British indie comedy, a Muslim (Omid Djalili) discovers that his biological parents were actually Jewish.

Meet the shock jocks of cinema

They love films that have been roundly panned &ndash; and give the thumbs down to critically-adored movies like District 9. Tim Walker on the new rebel critics

How We Met: Jason Flemyng & Dexter Fletcher

'Dex would ring to say, "Let's go out," and I'd be in the middle of a ballet class, making excuses'

Film in 2008: Hands up, lady, and step away from the Abba LP

Whether it was to check out Carrie Bradshaw's frocks or Daniel Craig's pecs, women of a certain age couldn't keep away from the movies in 2008

The Express, Gary Fleder, 129 mins, PG<br>The Secret Life of Bees, Gina Prince-Blythewood, 110 mins, 12a</br>

Hollywood can't get away from race this week &ndash; and it's all too easy to think it's black and white

Transporter 3 (15)

This action "threequel" is directed by a gentleman named Megaton, so one should not expect subtlety.

Death Race (15)

Fast cars, machine guns, explosions, babes in hotpants – it's everything a 12-year-old boy could want in a movie.

Pandora: Britpop's screen queen

In a development that's likely to send shockwaves through London's Primrose Hill Set, the former Britpop singer Pearl Lowe's revealing memoir All That Glitters is getting the movie treatment. Lowe (whose book reveals, among other things, the infamous wife-swapping episode involving her, Sadie Frost and Jude Law) has met director John McKay for discussions which she says are "quite far down the line."

Edward Norton: The incredible sulk

It's one of the summer's biggest blockbusters, and he's one of Hollywood's biggest stars. But now Edward Norton has fallen out with the film's producers. Rob Sharp uncovers a monstrous row
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Backhanders, bribery and abuses of power have soared in China as economy surges

Bribery and abuses of power soar in China

The bribery is fuelled by the surge in China's economy but the rules of corruption are subtle and unspoken, finds Evan Osnos, as he learns the dark arts from a master
Commonwealth Games 2014: Highland terriers stole the show at the opening ceremony

Highland terriers steal the show at opening ceremony

Gillian Orr explores why a dog loved by film stars and presidents is finally having its day
German art world rocked as artists use renowned fat sculpture to distil schnapps

Brewing the fat from artwork angers widow of sculptor

Part of Joseph Beuys' 1982 sculpture 'Fettecke' used to distil schnapps
BBC's The Secret History of Our Streets reveals a fascinating window into Britain's past

BBC takes viewers back down memory lane

The Secret History of Our Streets, which returns with three films looking at Scottish streets, is the inverse of Benefits Street - delivering warmth instead of cynicism
Joe, film review: Nicolas Cage delivers an astonishing performance in low budget drama

Nicolas Cage shines in low-budget drama Joe

Cage plays an ex-con in David Gordon Green's independent drama, which has been adapted from a novel by Larry Brown
How to make your own gourmet ice lollies, granitas, slushy cocktails and frozen yoghurt

Make your own ice lollies and frozen yoghurt

Think outside the cool box for this summer's tempting frozen treats
Ford Fiesta is UK's most popular car of all-time, with sales topping 4.1 million since 1976

Fiesta is UK's most popular car of all-time

Sales have topped 4.1 million since 1976. To celebrate this milestone, four Independent writers recall their Fiestas with pride
10 best reed diffusers

Heaven scent: 10 best reed diffusers

Keep your rooms smelling summery and fresh with one of these subtle but distinctive home fragrances that’ll last you months
Commonwealth Games 2014: Female boxers set to compete for first time

Female boxers set to compete at Commonwealth Games for first time

There’s no favourites and with no headguards anything could happen
Five things we’ve learned so far about Manchester United under Louis van Gaal

Five things we’ve learned so far about United under Van Gaal

It’s impossible to avoid the impression that the Dutch manager is playing to the gallery a little
Screwing your way to the top? Good for Lana Del Rey for helping kill that myth

Screwing your way to the top?

Good for Lana Del Rey for helping kill that myth, says Grace Dent
Will the young Britons fighting in Syria be allowed to return home and resume their lives?

Will Britons fighting in Syria be able to resume their lives?

Tony Blair's Terrorism Act 2006 has made it an offence to take part in military action abroad with a "political, ideological, religious or racial motive"
Beyoncé poses as Rosie the Riveter, the wartime poster girl who became a feminist pin-up

Beyoncé poses as Rosie the Riveter

The wartime poster girl became the ultimate American symbol of female empowerment
The quest to find the perfect pair of earphones: Are custom, 3D printed earbuds the solution?

The quest to find the perfect pair of earphones

Earphones don't fit properly, offer mediocre audio quality and can even be painful. So the quest to design the perfect pair is music to Seth Stevenson's ears
US Army's shooting star: Lt-Col Steven Cole is the man Hollywood calls when it wants to borrow a tank or check a military uniform

Meet the US Army's shooting star

Lt-Col Steven Cole is the man Hollywood calls when it wants to borrow a tank or check a military uniform