Arts and Entertainment The true face of England and Englishness? PJ Harvey performs in Auckland, New Zealand in 2013

Yes, the programme skewed to the left but, no, it wasn’t tosh

Court joins tweeters

The highest court in the land will "tweet" from today, issuing news about judgements.

Lovesong, Lyric Hammersmith, London
Huis Clos, Trafalgar Studios, London
Man in the Middle, Theatre 503, London

An elderly couple and their younger selves dance towards death in a moving tribute to enduring love

Private Bradley Manning, left, sees the prosecution point to ‘secret files’

Computer files 'link Manning to Assange'

Witness says chat logs prove contact with a person using WikiLeaks founder's name

Leading article: The worst instincts of the bully

The forgotten protagonist of the WikiLeaks story spoke in a US military court on Friday to confirm that he had read the charges against him. "Yes, sir," said Bradley Manning. The young soldier – yesterday was his 24th birthday – is not exactly a butterfly, but he is certainly on a wheel.

Marchers showing support for Bradley Manning outside the gate of the Fort Meade military complex where a preliminary hearing is being held

Manning finally has day in court as prosecutors detail ‘crimes’

US Army private accused of sending secrets to WikiLeaks turns fire on judge as trial begins

Assange finds his voice: The Wikileaks saga is to become an opera

Court approves Julian Assange appeal bid

The highest court in the land today granted permission for Julian Assange to appeal against his extradition to Sweden, where he faces sex crime allegations.

Assange finds his voice: The Wikileaks saga is to become an opera

Wikileaks suspends publications

Whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks has suspended its publication wing in order to launch a new fundraising drive as founder Julian Assange admitted that his organisation could be bankrupt by the end of the year.

Joan Smith: Assange cares for no one but himself

Neither whistleblower nor journalist, the hacker is a menace

Philip Hensher: Assange thinks truth comes in two forms

Anonymous, the internet activists' slogan, runs "Knowledge is free. We are Anonymous. We are Legion. We do not forgive. We do not forget. Expect us!"

Can the cult of Assange save cash-strapped WikiLeaks?

Roll up, roll up! The great WikiLeaks memorabilia auction has just begun. The laptop computer on which "Cablegate" was compiled is on offer for £6,000, while some signed versions of those famous diplomatic cables can be yours for just £2,100. And do I hear £240 for a sachet of prison coffee once purloined by an incarcerated Julian Assange?

James Harkin: Assange is deluded about power

The obsessive Western focus on social media and online data is a symptom our inability to think politically

What – and where – now for Mr WikiLeaks?

He's on bail, wanted on three continents, his visa's about to run out, and ex-friends are turning

Assange leaks 251,287 raw US cables, sparking global outcry

The first time information from the 251,287 US diplomatic cables obtained by WikiLeaks was made public, the howls of rage came from Washington.

WikiLeaks puts all its US cables online, unredacted

WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange was at the centre of another political storm yesterday after more than 251,000 US diplomatic cables were published in their original form on the internet for anyone to read.

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Wilko Johnson, now the bad news: musician splits with manager after police investigate assault claims

Wilko Johnson, now the bad news

Former Dr Feelgood splits with manager after police investigate assault claims
Mark Udall: The Democrat Senator with a fight on his hands ahead of the US midterm elections

Mark Udall: The Democrat Senator with a fight on his hands

The Senator for Colorado is for gay rights, for abortion rights – and in the Republicans’ sights as they threaten to take control of the Senate next month
New discoveries show more contact between far-flung prehistoric humans than had been thought

New discoveries show more contact between far-flung prehistoric humans than had been thought

Evidence found of contact between Easter Islanders and South America
Cerys Matthews reveals how her uncle taped 150 interviews for a biography of Dylan Thomas

Cerys Matthews on Dylan Thomas

The singer reveals how her uncle taped 150 interviews for a biography of the famous Welsh poet
DIY is not fun and we've finally realised this as a nation

Homebase closures: 'DIY is not fun'

Homebase has announced the closure of one in four of its stores. Nick Harding, who never did know his awl from his elbow, is glad to see the back of DIY
The Battle of the Five Armies: Air New Zealand releases new Hobbit-inspired in-flight video

Air New Zealand's wizard in-flight video

The airline has released a new Hobbit-inspired clip dubbed "The most epic safety video ever made"
Pumpkin spice is the flavour of the month - but can you stomach the sweetness?

Pumpkin spice is the flavour of the month

The combination of cinnamon, clove, nutmeg (and no actual pumpkin), now flavours everything from lattes to cream cheese in the US
11 best sonic skincare brushes

11 best sonic skincare brushes

Forget the flannel - take skincare to the next level by using your favourite cleanser with a sonic facial brush
Paul Scholes column: I'm not worried about Manchester United's defence - Chelsea test can be the making of Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo

Paul Scholes column

I'm not worried about Manchester United's defence - Chelsea test can be the making of Jones and Rojo
Frank Warren: Boxing has its problems but in all my time I've never seen a crooked fight

Frank Warren: Boxing has its problems but in all my time I've never seen a crooked fight

While other sports are stalked by corruption, we are an easy target for the critics
Jamie Roberts exclusive interview: 'I'm a man of my word – I'll stay in Paris'

Jamie Roberts: 'I'm a man of my word – I'll stay in Paris'

Wales centre says he’s not coming home but is looking to establish himself at Racing Métro
How could three tourists have been battered within an inch of their lives by a burglar in a plush London hotel?

A crime that reveals London's dark heart

How could three tourists have been battered within an inch of their lives by a burglar in a plush London hotel?
Meet 'Porridge' and 'Vampire': Chinese state TV is offering advice for citizens picking a Western moniker

Lost in translation: Western monikers

Chinese state TV is offering advice for citizens picking a Western moniker. Simon Usborne, who met a 'Porridge' and a 'Vampire' while in China, can see the problem
Handy hacks that make life easier: New book reveals how to rid your inbox of spam, protect your passwords and amplify your iPhone

Handy hacks that make life easier

New book reveals how to rid your email inbox of spam, protect your passwords and amplify your iPhone with a loo-roll
KidZania lets children try their hands at being a firefighter, doctor or factory worker for the day

KidZania: It's a small world

The new 'educational entertainment experience' in London's Shepherd's Bush will allow children to try out the jobs that are usually undertaken by adults, including firefighter, doctor or factory worker