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Yes, the programme skewed to the left but, no, it wasn’t tosh

Gulnara Karimova, aka Googoosha, released her first single 'Round Run' in April

Dad's accused of boiling people alive – but Googoosha (aka Gulnara Karimova) just wants to be a star

Aspiring pop singer revealed as daughter of brutal Uzbek dictator with links to regime

Julian Assange asylum verdict due

Julian Assange may hear this week whether he will be granted political asylum in Ecuador, the country's President has said.

Julian Assange: The WikiLeaks founder faces extradition to Sweden

Ecuadorean officials invite Swedish authorities to London to interview Julian Assange

The Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could yet avoid extradition for questioning over sexual assault allegations after Ecuadorean government officials invited the Swedish authorities to London, offering to host an interview there instead.

Senior Government officials to face cross-examination over Wikileaks cable

A top judge has taken the unprecedented step of ordering two senior Government officials to face cross-examination in court over a classified US document leaked by WikiLeaks.

Details revealed on the lavish lifestyle of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad's wife Asma

Syrian president's wife in £270K spree

Further details of the lavish lifestyle enjoyed by the wife of the Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, were revealed yesterday in a leak of emails allegedly sent by her to an exclusive London furniture store.

Government plan to force ISP backups of emails could lead to leaks, warns cyber security expert

The mass leaking of millions of Syrian emails to WikiLeaks could occur in Britain if the government presses ahead with plans to monitor our internet activity, cyber security experts have warned.

WikiLeaks is back – without Assange, but with a cache of Syrian emails

WikiLeaks today signalled that it can still publish embarrassing data with or without its controversial founder, as the whistle-blowing platform unveiled what it described as its biggest leak since the release of diplomatic cables from the US.

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Wikileaks: Prosecuting lawyers in the Bradley Manning case ordered to hand over key documents

Prosecutors in the trial of Bradley Manning, the soldier charged with passing state secrets to Wikileaks, have been ordered to hand over key documents which they have been accused of hiding from his defence team.

Julian Assange: The WikiLeaks founder faces extradition to Sweden

Julian Assange's mother lashes out at US

The mother of Julian Assange has accused the British, Swedish and Australian governments of being "sycophants" of the United States over the long-running extradition saga involving her son.

The News Matrix: Monday 25 June 2012

Blair dismisses spin doctor's war claim

Ambassador heads to Ecuador for Assange talks

The Ecuadorian ambassador is understood to be flying out to her nation's capital this weekend for talks on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Julian Assange

Julian Assange's lawyer admits Ecuadorian asylum bid 'makes him look like a suspect'

Julian Assange’s Swedish lawyer admitted today that his client’s decision to seek refuge in the Ecuadorian Embassy made him look like he was trying to avoid facing sexual assault allegations. But he said the threat of extradition to the United States forced the 40-year-old to take such drastic action.

Julian Assange would not reveal where today's emails had come from

Third night at Ecuadorean embassy for Julian Assange

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is little closer to discovering whether his request for political asylum in Ecuador will be accepted after he spent a third night at the country's embassy in London.

Joan Smith: Why do we buy Julian Assange's one-man psychodrama?

The Ecuador government will be a laughing stock if it takes the Assange death penalty sub-plot seriously

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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
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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
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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

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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

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