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

Alfa Romeo 8C Spider

News Mon 3 Aug, AT 16:39

The new Spider is beautiful - sadly there are only 500

Barack Obama

Obama’s approval rating plummets after Gates row

News Mon 3 Aug, AT 15:23

Meanwhile Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr reveals he has received death threats since his arrest at his Massachusetts home last month

Planes without pilots

News Mon 3 Aug, AT 15:16

Remote-controlled drones, used for surveillance and missile strikes in Iraq and Afghanistan, are changing the face of modern warfare

Pickled cherries

News Mon 3 Aug, AT 13:25

A sophisticated take on the innocence of cherries

Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett backs right-to-die campaign

News Mon 3 Aug, AT 12:36

The novelist aims to die in his garden with a glass of brandy in his hand and choral music playing on his iPod

Patrizia D'Addario; Silvio Berlusconi

Berlusconi callgirl turns up in Paris

News Mon 3 Aug, AT 12:10

Patrizia D’Addario begins a nightclub act as PM continues to boast about his night of passion

David Beckham

Becks hits back at Shaq’s Twitter taunts

News Mon 3 Aug, AT 11:16

David Beckham finally responds to basketballer Shaquille O’Neal’s barbed challenge and shuns invite to appear on Shaq Vs

Natascha Kampusch

Natascha Kampusch: new questions

News Mon 3 Aug, AT 11:04

Was she the victim of a paedophile ring? A senior Austrian lawyer has raised a series of awkward questions

Hilary Mantel

Hilary Mantel is Booker favourite

News Mon 3 Aug, AT 10:52

Extraordinary level of betting makes the author of Wolf Hall a clear favourite for the £50,000 prize

Trinity College set to buy the O2

News Mon 3 Aug, AT 10:42

The Cambridge college is the front-runner to buy the former Millenium Dome for a figure of around £20m