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A comedy video where a man mimics the way a number of wild animals eat took the top slot with 88 million views

The Last Song (PG)

The novels of Nicholas Sparks have inspired some of the most repellent movies – Message in a Bottle, The Notebook – ever to besmirch the name of romance.

Sport on TV: Mr Price makes a big booby of himself? Put him back in cage

When a continuity announcer introduces a programme with the words: "The story the press can't stop talking about," you really should just switch off. Alex Reid – The Fight of His Life (Bravo, Monday) was a documentary about someone who was completely unknown until he was seduced by a woman with massive breasts, then won 'Celebrity Big Brother'. Oh, and he's a mixed martial artist, or cage-fighter; from there you are left to wrestle with your conscience.

Nevin's Notes (15/04/10)

An alternative take on the election

Nevin's Notes (09/04/10)

An alternative take on the election

Alex Reid drops Katie Price baby hint



Alex Reid dropped a hint today that his baby plans with wife Katie Price could have come to fruition.

BBC1 finally learns to experiment with science

The corporation's head of science, Kim Shillinglaw, admits that her subject had previously been overlooked in the curriculum of the flagship channel, reports Ian Burrell.

Katie Price pays out for 'Peter Andre affair' slander

Katie Price's former manager accepted "substantial" undisclosed damages from the reality star today over a slanderous claim that she had an affair with Peter Andre.

Katie Price plans second wedding ceremony

Katie Price today told of her plans for a second marriage ceremony with Alex Reid following her whirlwind trip down the aisle in Las Vegas.

My marriage is legal, insists Katie Price

Katie Price insisted today that her marriage to Alex Reid is "legal" and genuine.

Time for another Martin Amis Arrow

Anna Ford joins the long line of former friends and journalists who have publicly fallen out with the 'narcissistic and attention-seeking' novelist

Lisa Markwell: When girls dress like this, are they not just trying to be more like mum?

Materialism is one thing, wanting to appear sexually available quite another

Alex Reid speaks to Alan Carr about his marriage to Katie Price

Alex Reid could not understand why Katie Price was always in the news until he met her and was bowled over, he told chat show host Alan Carr.

Katie Price: 'Marriage crisis rumours are a joke'

Newlywed Katie Price today described reports that her relationship with husband Alex Reid was already on the rocks as a "joke".







Mary Wakefield: Don't switch off the will to live

Dr Adrian Owen walks down the hospital corridor towards patient Y. Go on, picture it in your mind. There he is, talking to patient Y – though Y lies inert, assumed to be in a vegetative state. Dr Owen explains to Y that they're going to try to communicate with him. Think of playing tennis if you want to say yes, and think of wandering around your home for no, he says, then slides Y head first into the fMRI machine.

Martin Amis: Talking about a revolution

Martin Amis has woven his dead sister Sally, the casualty of an unequal struggle with the mores of her generation, into the erotic dystopia of his new book. Boyd Tonkin visits the novelist at his home to hear how she asked her brother to write about her life
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Where the spooks get their coffee fix: The busiest Starbucks in the US is also the most secretive

The secret CIA Starbucks

The coffee shop is deep inside the agency's forested Virginia compound
Revealed: How the Establishment closed ranks over fallout from Loch Ness Monster 'sighting'

How the Establishment closed ranks over fallout from Nessie 'sighting'

The Natural History Museum's chief scientist was dismissed for declaring he had found the monster
One million Britons using food banks, according to Trussell Trust

One million Britons using food banks

Huge surge in number of families dependent on emergency food aid
Excavation at Italian cafe to fix rising damp unearths 2,500 years of history in 3,000 amazing objects

2,500 years of history in 3,000 amazing objects

Excavation at Italian cafe to fix rising damp unearths trove
The Hubble Space Telescope's amazing journey, 25 years on

The Hubble Space Telescope's amazing journey 25 years on

The space telescope was seen as a costly flop on its first release
Did Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft quit the House of Lords to become a non-dom?

Did Lord Ashcroft quit the House of Lords to become a non-dom?

A document seen by The Independent shows that a week after he resigned from the Lords he sold 350,000 shares in an American company - netting him $11.2m
Apple's ethnic emojis are being used to make racist comments on social media

Ethnic emojis used in racist comments

They were intended to promote harmony, but have achieved the opposite
Sir Kenneth Branagh interview: 'My bones are in the theatre'

Sir Kenneth Branagh: 'My bones are in the theatre'

The actor-turned-director’s new company will stage five plays from October – including works by Shakespeare and John Osborne
The sloth is now the face (and furry body) of three big advertising campaigns

The sloth is the face of three ad campaigns

Priya Elan discovers why slow and sleepy wins the race for brands in need of a new image
How to run a restaurant: As two newbies discovered, there's more to it than good food

How to run a restaurant

As two newbies discovered, there's more to it than good food
Record Store Day: Remembering an era when buying and selling discs were labours of love

Record Store Day: The vinyl countdown

For Lois Pryce, working in a record shop was a dream job - until the bean counters ruined it
Usher, Mary J Blige and Will.i.am to give free concert as part of the Global Poverty Project

Mary J Blige and Will.i.am to give free concert

The concert in Washington is part of the Global Citizen project, which aims to encourage young people to donate to charity
10 best tote bags

Accessorise with a stylish shopper this spring: 10 best tote bags

We find carriers with room for all your essentials (and a bit more)
Paul Scholes column: I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England

Paul Scholes column

I hear Manchester City are closing on Pep Guardiola for next summer – but I'd also love to see Jürgen Klopp managing in England
Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'I just want to give it my best shot'

Jessica Ennis-Hill: 'I just want to give it my best shot'

The heptathlete has gone from the toast of the nation to being a sleep-deprived mum - but she’s ready to compete again. She just doesn't know how well she'll do...