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Review into the quantity of guns sent to help UK firms after fears that some will end up in the wrong hands

Government review recommends film lessons plan to boost industry

Film lessons in schools and more screenings outside big towns and cities are among the proposals put forward in a new report to help the UK movie business take advantage of "a golden period" in its history.

Royal Marines capture 13 men aboard 'pirate ship' in Indian Ocean

Thirteen suspected Somali pirates have been captured by the Royal Navy, following an interception off the coast of Somalia.

Royal Navy captures Somali pirates

The Royal Navy has captured 13 Somali pirates on a boat in the Indian Ocean.

Wallace and Gromit creators in leprosy row

The creators of Wallace and Gromit and Chicken Run are at the centre of an angry storm surrounding their latest film amid accusations of bad taste and disability discrimination.

Money goes towards recruiting gunmen and to foreign investors in the pirates' lucrative enterprise

Satellites used to spot where pirate booty winds up

A modern-day treasure map of pirate strongholds in Somalia may hold the key to solving the maritime crisis off the Horn of Africa. Satellite images have traced the money trail from the multi-million-pound ransoms earned from captured ships.

Money goes towards recruiting gunmen and to foreign investors in the pirates' lucrative enterprise

West plans new hi-tech crackdown on Somali pirate gangs

Satellite pictures reveal areas transformed by ransom riches

Fast Five is most pirated film

The action film Fast Five, the fifth in the Fast and the Furious franchise, has been illegally downloaded more than any other film this year.

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Fort Victoria's Royal Marines board and search a whaler boat about 350 nautical miles from the Somali coast

Royal Navy catches Indian Ocean pirates

The Royal Navy has detained seven suspected pirates in the Indian Ocean, the Ministry of Defence said today.

Stewart Lee: Carpet Remnant World, Leicester Square Theatre, London (3/5)

"If you are thinking 'it's Friday night, let's go and be entertained'. No. I don't think like that." As ever the exigent rigour of Stewart Lee demands his audience work for their laughs.

Harlequins No 8 Nick Easter runs in his side's third try against Gloucester at Kingsholm

Easter leads Quins in a gallop past Gloucester

Gloucester 9 Harlequins 28: England No 8 rounds off win with spectacular try to set up mouthwatering matches with Toulouse

Jülich: imprisoned and tortured

Jean Jülich: One of the Edelweiss Pirates, who resisted the Nazis

Jean Jülich, who has died in his native Cologne aged 82, was one of the last surviving Edelweiss Pirates, the working class German teenagers who ran wild in the ruins of the city during the last years of the Third Reich. By 1944 as many as five thousand tearaways were living as outlaws in Hamburg, Leipzig, Frankfurt and in the heavily bombed cities of the Rhine and Ruhr valleys. Known sometimes as Navajos, Ruhrpiraten, Harlem-Club or even Meuten [wolf packs], they were usually under military age and had evaded the compulsory Hitler youth organisations.

Block Pirate Bay, music industry body tells BT

The body which represents the British music industry has written to BT asking it to block the popular filesharing site Pirate Bay, just one day after the company put in place its enforced block on NewzBin2.

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Independent photographers Joseph Fox and Orlando Gili are uploading two portraits of constituents to their website for each day of the campaign
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Mary Beard, Caroline Criado-Perez, Louise Mensch, Bunny La Roche and Courtney Barrasford reveal how to trounce the trolls
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At dawn, the young remember the young

A century ago, soldiers of the Empire – many no more than boys – spilt on to Gallipoli’s beaches. On this 100th Anzac Day, there are personal, poetic tributes to their sacrifice
Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

Follow the money as never before

Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves, reports Rupert Cornwell
Samuel West interview: The actor and director on austerity, unionisation, and not mentioning his famous parents

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General Election 2015: Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

Imagine if the leading political parties were fashion labels

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London Marathon 2015: Paula Radcliffe and the mother of all goodbyes

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Everton vs Manchester United: Steven Naismith demands 'better' if Toffees are to upset the odds against United

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