Arts and Entertainment Justin Bieber has denied claims he fathered a fan’s child, calling the paternity allegations “completely untrue”

An unnamed 25-year-old woman alleges Bieber impregnated her during a one night stand

Galifianakis reportedly invited Elizabeth “Mimi” Haist, 87, to the Los Angeles premiere of the third of his Hangover films

Hollywood practices random acts of red-carpet kindness

The Hangover actor Zach Galifianakis’s date for his movie premieres isn’t arm candy  – it’s his 87-year-old friend who he saved from homelessness. Bravo, says Simon Usborne

EM Forster: A New Life, By Wendy Moffat

How to dip a nib in the well of desire
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The 10 best magazine racks

Whether it’s a minimalist blend of form and function or a chest large enough for your home library, we’ve got the storage to stash away all your essential reading...

Simon Usborne: Cyclotherapy - Back on the road

Regular readers of The Independent will be familiar with Cyclotherapy, our long-running bike column (now written by me in our Magazine most Saturdays).

Michael Savage: Denis MacShane quits Ashcroft-funded magazine

When the row over Lord Ashcroft and his non-dom tax status was raging last week, I wondered whether Denis MacShane, one of the Labour MPs leading the outrage, would quit his role on the editorial board of the political mag, Total Politics.

John Rentoul: Blair Revolution, a few years late

Wonderful news of a real breakthrough in public service reform, which is of course, therefore, hardly reported at all in today's newspapers.

Leading article: The new Commons order

Order, order! Speaker Bercow certainly looked rather different from his predecessor. And his manner was more confident, bordering on the self-satisfied. But it was continuity, not change, that was most striking.

Standpoint

In the media section on 29 December we wrongly stated that former deputy editor Jonathan Foreman had left Standpoint. In fact he continues to work for the magazine as writer-at-large.

<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/independent/2008/10/today-in-poli-6.html">Today in Politics: How big is the Brown bounce?</a>

"Labour is still on the ropes. It just looks different," said David Blunkett, the former Home Secretary, according to Time magazine

Jezebel - All the news that's fit to print (and the juicy stuff that's not)

With its sharp, sassy take on New York life, Jezebel is a blog site on the rise. Alice-Azania Jarvis meets its editor

Jezebel - All the news that's fit to print (and the juicy stuff that's not)

With its sharp, sassy take on New York life, Jezebel is a blog site on the rise. Alice-Azania Jarvis meets its editor

Leading Article: Books are back

Research published by the National Foundation for Educational Research today shows that the percentage of primary-aged children who prefer watching TV to reading has fallen in the past four years, and that the number of those who enjoy reading as a hobby may even be recovering.

Leading Article: Fond farewell

This has been a very sad week at The Independent. The death of Miles Kington on Wednesday robbed us of a uniquely entertaining voice, which went back almost to the paper's birth in 1986.

Ryan Giggs: How yoga has stretched the career of very private Ryan

He is surrounded by boy wonders and they've brought the best out of him. James Corrigan talks to a wing commander in the form of his 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...