Ratko Mladic arrested by Serbian police on charges...
Photograph: Reuters Serbian police have arrested Ratko Mladic, the Bosnian Serb military leader who is wanted by the United Nations for war crimes committed during the Bosnian war, including the Srebrenica massacre. - Follow live coverage in the aftermath of Mladic’s arrest on guardian.co.uk
Celebrating 30 years of Steve Bell's political...
As London’s Cartoon Museum celebrates three decades of his work, Guardian cartoonist Steve Bell talks about his childhood inspiration, his early work and a piece commissioned for the exhibition. • Steve Bell interview: ‘You must discover the character behind the face’ • In pictures: Steve Bell’s wittiest and most cutting cartoons • Politicians lampooned by Steve...
Tomlinson police officer to face manslaughter...
Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters PC Simon Harwood will face criminal proceedings for striking newspaper vendor with a baton during G20 protests in 2009
Iceland volcano erupts - pictures
Photograph: Egill Adalsteinsson/EPA Grimsvotn, which lies under the Vatnajokull glacier, began erupting on Saturday, for the first time since 2004
An education: Inside Bangladesh's madrasas
Photograph: Snigdha Zaman for the Guardian Bangladesh’s madrasas are viewed with suspicion for their links with militant Islam. So what kind of schooling do they offer girls? Tahmima Anam entered their secretive world to find out
How to spot a psychopath
Photograph: David Yeo for the Guardian From Broadmoor to boardroom, they’re everywhere, says Jon Ronson, in an exclusive extract from his new book
Cannes 2011 in review
Featuring: Xan Brooks, Catherine Shoard, Peter Bradshaw, Leslie Felperin, Laurence Topham and Henry Barnes Film editor Catherine Shoard, critic Peter Bradshaw and Variety’s Leslie Felperin join Xan Brooks to discuss the highs and lows of the 2011 Cannes film festival
Obama and Netanyahu set for tense meeting after...
Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters Barack Obama is to meet Israel’s prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, at the White House in what is predicted to be a tense meeting after the US president’s speech in which he called for Israel to withdraw to its pre-1967 borders in any peace agreement
Cannes film festival bans Lars von Trier
Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters The director of Melancholia and former Palme d’Or winner reportedly ‘proud’ to have been declared ‘persona non grata’ by Cannes film festival organisers
Egypt 100 days after the revolution: 'A...
One hundred days after the fall of Hosni Mubarak, Egypt’s prospects are clouded by insecurity, economic worries and sectarian violence. Four Egyptians outline their views of their post-revolutionary country
Egypt in flux: sober realities and optimism 100...
Photograph: Sean Smith for the Guardian Energised by the Tahrir Square revolt, Egyptians are now struggling to cast a new political mould for the country
Amazing photograph of the space shuttle Endeavour
Photograph: Stefanie Gordon/@stefmara Grabbed by an iPhone user from a passing the aeroplane, the image has gone viral across the web
The Queen visits Ireland - in pictures
Photograph: Mark Maxwell/EPA The Queen and Prince Philip take tea with the Irish president, Mary McAleese, and her husband Martin at the Áras an Uachtaráin in Dublin
Tower of Babel made from books
Photograph: Natacha Pisarenko / AP The top may not reach unto heaven, but the Argentinian artist Marta Minujin’s 25-metre tower is made of 30,000 books in languages from all over the world. Built in San Martin Square, Buenos Aires to mark the Argentinian city’s naming as 2011 World Book Capital, the artist suggested that in 100 years people will say “there was a Tower of...
Gaddafis named as war crimes suspects by...
Photograph: Str/EPA Chief prosecutor requests arrest warrants for Libyan leader, his son Saif al-Islam and intelligence chief Abdullah Senussi
Stephen Hawking: 'There is no heaven; it's a...
Photograph: Solar & Heliospheric Observatory/Discovery Channel In an exclusive interview with the Guardian, the cosmologist shares his thoughts on death, M-theory, human purpose and our chance existence
Weekend readers' pictures: Ring
Photograph: Peter Borrows Your best pictures on this week’s theme, from a just-woken woman to a flamingo
Is this really the death of political blogging?
Photograph: Graeme Robertson for the Guardian Iain Dale, who is coming out of his ‘retirement’ from political blogging, decrees mainstream media has ‘eaten up the blogosphere’ – but leftwing bloggers claim rightwingers like him have just run out of puff
Alexei Sayle: London by bike
Alexei Sayle has been cycling in London for more than 30 years, and has no doubt it’s the best way to get around and see the capital
Marked men: Uganda's Olara Otunnu
Photograph: Marc Hoffer/AFP/Getty Images Ugandan opposition politician Olara Otunnu is shielded by his supporters as police fire coloured liquid at protesters from water cannon during a march through Kampala
Funeral of Seve Ballesteros takes place in home...
Photograph: Denis Doyle/Getty Images An escort of children dressed in navy blue and each carrying a three-iron provided one of many touching moments at the funeral of Seve Ballesteros
Japan nuclear power expansion plans abandoned
Photograph: The Asahi Shimbun/Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images Prime minister Naoto Kan says renewables will become a key part of energy policy as country marks two months since tsunami
The Gilbert Scott: 'What English food is all...
Michelin-starred chef Marcus Wareing shows Tim Hayward round his beautifully restored new restaurant, the Gilbert Scott, named in honour of the architect of London’s renovated St Pancras Hotel
Libyan migrants' boat deaths to be investigated by...
Photograph: Francesco Malavolta/AP Human rights body demands inquiry into failure of European military units to save 61 migrants on boat fleeing Libya
Ian Tomlinson death: IPCC rules Met officer...
Photograph: City of London Coroner’s Court/PA A senior Metropolitan police officer was “reckless” in his conduct by misleading two pathologists over the possible cause of Ian Tomlinson’s death, the police watchdog has ruled.
'Do not cry': nurse's blog brings comfort to...
An anonymous blog written by a Japanese nurse as she cared for victims of the tsunami has given strength to survivors and fellow relief workers
Have computers taken away our power?
Photograph: Courtesy Adam Curtis If you think machines have liberated us, think again, says film-maker Adam Curtis. Instead we have lost our vision
Experience: I was deported
Photograph: Thomas Butler for the Guardian “I asked the police if I could grab my sunglasses before we left. They laughed and said, ‘You won’t need sunglasses where you’re going’,” writes Justin McNulty, as part of our ongoing experience series
Salmond hails 'historic' victory as SNP secures...
Salmond leads party to series of dramatic victories over Labour and Lib Dems, resulting in a majority in the Scottish parliament
World population by country: the shape of the...
What is the world’s population according to the latest UN estimates? See when it will hit 10 billion - and which countries are growing fastest with our interactive
Seal Team 6's secret weapon in Bin Laden hunt: a...
Photograph: AP Canine member of elite US Navy Seals team that found al-Qaida leader was probably a German shepherd or Belgian Malinois
The Guardian 190th anniversary – in pictures
Photograph: Guardian The first issue of the Manchester Guardian appeared 190 years ago today, on the day that Napoleon died. Unfortunately, news of his death did not reach the UK for several weeks, and the first item in the new paper was an advertisement for a lost labrador. This collection of images marks significant moments in the Guardian’s history
Who is now on the World's Most Wanted list?
Photograph: Str/dpa/Corbis The death of Osama bin Laden offers a perfect opportunity to revisit the list of the World’s Most Wanted. Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán, the Mexican drug lord who escaped from prison in 2001, is on it - but who else still makes it?
Miliband urges voters not to use AV referendum to...
Photograph: Anna Gordon The Labour leader, Ed Miliband, has urged voters not to use the AV referendum to “kick Nick Clegg”, as the latest opinion poll shows opinion against changing the electoral system is hardening
Osama bin Laden: the long hunt
Photograph: Russell Boyce/REUTERS The al-Qaida leader evaded intelligence agencies for years, until a complex trail led to a garrison town outside Islamabad
Nick Clegg interview: A year in the eye of the...
Photograph: Suki Dhanda Nick Clegg reflects on his punishing first year in office and opens up about life in the coalition, the impact on his family… and having a sneaky fag in the garden