The author’s girlfriend was murdered, but he still thinks DNA databases are a gross intrusion of privacy – and indefensible in the case of children
Comedian Bill Maher looks at religion and its follies
A mixed-race couple try to cope with their curmudgeonly neighbour, Samuel L Jackson
Fernando Meirelles’s English-language adaptation of a novel by Nobel Prize-winner Jose Saramago
Sentimental tale set in North Carolina in 1964 starring Jennifer Hudson and Dakota Fanning
Richard Curtis's ode to the rock'n'roll rebels of Radio Caroline starring Bill Nighy and Rhys Ifans
The G20 Summit in London sees the first signs of a thawing between Russia and the US as their leaders agree to open talks on nuclear arsenals
Raymond Depardon's reflective documentary on French farmlife
The female touch is contributing to some of France’s best wine production
Skyscraper construction projects are put on pause and expatriate workers are leaving in droves and leaving cars at airports: is the party over in the desert playground?
Dreamworks’ latest film strikes a blow for girlpower via Reese Witherspoon’s Susan
An opposition activist throws a tear gas canister back at police during an anti-government protest in Caracas, Venezuela. As the crisis enters its fifth week, the violence which has claimed the lives of at least 21 people continues.
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