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

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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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Indiana serial killer? Man arrested for murdering teenage prostitute confesses to six other murders - and police fear there could be many more

A new American serial killer?

Police fear man arrested for murder of teen prostitute could be responsible for killing spree dating back 20 years
Sweetie, the fake 10-year-old girl designed to catch online predators, claims her first scalp

Sting to trap paedophiles may not carry weight in UK courts

Computer image of ‘Sweetie’ represented entrapment, experts say
Fukushima nuclear crisis: Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on - and may never return home

Return to Fukushima – a land they will never call home again

Evacuees still stuck in cramped emergency housing three years on from nuclear disaster
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Intimate image of resting lions claims top prize
Online petitions: Sign here to change the world

Want to change the world? Just sign here

The proliferation of online petitions allows us to register our protests at the touch of a button. But do they change anything?
Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals

'You need me, I don’t need you'

Ed Sheeran hits back after being labelled too boring to headline festivals
How to Get Away with Murder: Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama

How to Get Away with Murder

Shonda Rhimes reinvents the legal drama
A cup of tea is every worker's right

Hard to swallow

Three hospitals in Leicester have banned their staff from drinking tea and coffee in public areas. Christopher Hirst explains why he thinks that a cuppa is every worker's right
Which animals are nearly extinct?

Which animals are nearly extinct?

Conservationists in Kenya are in mourning after the death of a white northern rhino, which has left the species with a single male. These are the other species on the brink
12 best children's shoes

Perfect for leaf-kicking: 12 best children's shoes

Find footwear perfect to keep kids' feet protected this autumn
Anderlecht vs Arsenal: Gunners' ray of light Aaron Ramsey shines again

Arsenal’s ray of light ready to shine again

Aaron Ramsey’s injury record has prompted a club investigation. For now, the midfielder is just happy to be fit to face Anderlecht in the Champions League
Comment: David Moyes' show of sensitivity thrown back in his face by former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

Moyes’ show of sensitivity thrown back in his face... by Ferguson

Manchester United legend tramples on successor who resisted criticising his inheritance
Two super-sized ships have cruised into British waters, but how big can these behemoths get?

Super-sized ships: How big can they get?

Two of the largest vessels in the world cruised into UK waters last week
British doctors on brink of 'cure' for paralysis with spinal cord treatment

British doctors on brink of cure for paralysis

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells
Ranked seventh in world’s best tourist cities - not London, or Edinburgh, but Salisbury

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2015

UK city beats Vienna, Paris and New York to be ranked seventh in world’s best tourist destinations - but it's not London