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ITV buys stake in ‘Teen Wolf’ firm

Nintendo to make loss for the first time

The Japanese game-maker Nintendo warned it would post its first annual net loss this financial year, cutting its guidance yesterday as the soaring yen and weak software sales dealt fresh blows to the former games industry champion.

Nintendo slumps to £570m loss

Japanese game-maker Nintendo has reported a worse-than-expected net loss of 70.3 billion yen (£570 million) for the six months to September, blaming the strong yen and weak software sales.

Top five announcements to emerge from E3 2011

E3, the biggest games industry event of the year, will always have its detractors; a sizeable crowd of people who are destined to be disappointed by whatever the ‘surprise’ announcements are for that given year.

Video: Nintendo servers hacked

Nintendo have admitted that their US servers have been attacked by hackers.

Nintendo targeted in online attack

Nintendo was targeted in a recent online data attack, but no personal or company information was lost, the Japanese maker of the Wii game console said today.

24-hour room service: The Varsity Hotel, Cambridge

As the seat of an ancient university, Cambridge is not an obviously welcoming place for modern style. Those dreaming spires and grizzled dons create an atmosphere more conducive to old-fashioned grandeur than cool comfort, a mood as manifest in the city’s hotels as anything else. Few are likely to have Philippe Starck quaking in his boots.

Seeking a new high score: Nintendo vows to fight back

After dominating the games console sector for several years, Nintendo's Wii is running out of steam

Charles Nevin: What we can all learn from Lord Cardigan

Start the week: Thousands of children are being given Cameron as a first name. No, really

iPad2 launch: Never mind the Budget blues – today is must-have Friday

Reports of its elegant design and sleek, wipe-clean surface have had would-be purchasers rubbing their hands in anticipation. But the official royal wedding loving cup – the latest addition to the official Royal Collection celebrating the impending nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton – isn't the only eagerly awaited purchase to become available today.

Outside Edge: Warlord and midfield general

Hard on the heels of the Chechen president, Ramzan Kadyrov, appointing Ruud Gullit as manager of Russian Premier League club Terek Grozny, the troubled region's leader has invited Brazil's 2002 World Cup-winning side to take on a team captained by himself.

Gaming handsets to the fore as Nintendo and Sony seek hearts of minds on the go

Sony’s next generation portable entertainment system (codename: NGP) has just been announced, meaning that this year sees not one high profile console release but two.

Sexy, stylish, sixty: Why pensioners are having all the fun

Advertisers take heed – the booming consumer market is not young and funky, it's old and wrinkly. John Walsh heralds the power of the grey pound

From director to DJ: Edgar Wright is taking to the airwaves

From Shaun of the Dead to Scott Pilgrim, Edgar Wright has brought outsider cinema into the mainstream. Now he is presenting a special New Year's Day show for BBC6 Music.

Nintendo posts first-half loss

The woes are piling up at Nintendo as it sank into its first loss for seven years during the last quarter on slowing sales, the strong yen and an increasingly competitive gaming market.

Lovefilm signs to PlayStation3

Movie rental group Lovefilm has secured a "game changing" deal to stream movies through Sony's PlayStation3, expanding its reach to three million more homes.

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Greece elections: In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza

Greece elections

In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza, says Patrick Cockburn
Front National family feud? Marine Le Pen and her relatives clash over French far-right party's response to Paris terror attacks

Front National family feud?

Marine Le Pen and her relatives clash over French far-right party's response to Paris terror attacks
Woman who was sent to three Nazi death camps describes how she escaped the gas chamber

Auschwitz liberation 70th anniversary

Woman sent to three Nazi death camps describes surviving gas chamber
DSK, Dodo the Pimp, and the Carlton Hotel

The inside track on France's trial of the year

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Dodo the Pimp, and the Carlton Hotel:
As provocative now as they ever were

Sarah Kane season

Why her plays are as provocative now as when they were written
Murder of Japanese hostage has grim echoes of a killing in Iraq 11 years ago

Murder of Japanese hostage has grim echoes of another killing

Japanese mood was against what was seen as irresponsible trips to a vicious war zone
Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

Army general planning to come out
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

25 years of The Independent on Sunday

The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy