Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Ahmadinejad rounds on rival

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 16:59

Iran agog as president appears in live TV debate and launches personal attack on moderate Mousavi

John Humphrys

Humphrys escapes salary grilling

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 16:51

Tory MP Edward Leigh blew his chance to force the BBC’s John Humphrys to reveal his salary

Marilynne Robinson

Robinson takes Orange Prize Home

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 15:21

American author Marilynne Robinson has won the Orange Prize for female literature for Home, her third novel in 28 years

Lydmar hotel, Stockholm

Hotel of the week: the Lydmar, Stockholm

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 14:47

Chic yet homely, the Lydmar showcases the best of Stockholm itself - a perfect marriage between sleek, modernist design and classic elegance

Rowan Oak, the home of writer William Faulkner for 32 years, in Oxford, Mississippi

Oxford, USA: literary Mississippi

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 14:18

The home of American authors from Faulkner to Grisham, the university town of Oxford, Mississippi is a mecca for literature lovers

Great Barrier Reef, Australia

The Australian reef: Wilson Island

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 14:01

With only 12 guests allowed at one time, this tiny cay offers a small but perfectly formed paradise teeming with flora and fauna

Cape Verde

Walking in Cape Verde

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 13:51

Touristy Sal may be bleak and uninspiring, but Cape Verde’s lush mountainous islands are perfect for a walking holiday

Max Manus

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 13:18

Norwegian drama based on the true story of a resistance fighter in Nazi-occupied Oslo


News Thu 4 Jun, AT 13:11

A poor Dominican gets a chance to play baseball in the US in this skilfully constructed, socially aware sports movie

Last Chance Harvey

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 13:00

Emma Thompson and Dustin Hoffman shine in a low-key romcom that passes the time

Terminator: Salvation

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 12:58

The apocalyptic man vs machines franchise is back with Christian Bale as the leader of the human resistance

Book review: The Morbid Age

News Thu 4 Jun, AT 12:31

Non-fiction: Richard Overy has written an intriguing study of British intellectual life in the interwar years as you might never have glimpsed it before