Blow Up Hotel, Poznan

Hotel of the week: Blow Up Hall, Poznan

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 13:37

An arty accommodation experience in Poland

Sailing among Indonesia’s wild islands

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 13:18

There’s no more evocative way to explore Indonesia’s 17,000 islands than by traditional sailing boat

McCall offers no comfort to Observer journos

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 11:19

Guardian Media Group ‘examining every aspect of strategy and titles’ as world’s oldest Sunday faces the chop

Joleon Lescott

Lescott pleads to move to Manchester City

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 10:37

Meanwhile Liverpool are close to signing Aquilani, provided Alonso moves to Real Madrid

Spotify closes in on high-profile funding

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 10:37

The iTunes rival is set to receive backing from a number of influential financial backers as it seeks to expand

Pneumonic plague outbreak in China

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 09:38

Town sealed off and WHO notified in an effort to stop deadly plague spreading

Barclays Bank

Banks report mixed bag of earnings

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 09:23

The first-half reporting season has highlighted which banks have been the winners in the downturn; but there are losers too

Bill Clinton arrives in Pyongyang

Bill Clinton in Pyongyang

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 09:04

Former president seeks release of two US journalists held in North Korea

Felipe Massa and Michael Schumacher

Massa vows quick recovery as he returns to Brazil

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 08:55

The Brazilian driver warns his Ferrari replacement Michael Schumacher that he will be back

Australia's Michael Clarke

Australia draw with England at Edgbaston

News Tue 4 Aug, AT 08:33

The third Ashes Test ended in a draw following a determined batting effort by the tourists

Book review: Waste

News Mon 3 Aug, AT 18:40

Non-fiction: Tristram Stuart’s revelatory account of how supermarkets throw out food makes an unanswerable case