Weekend readers' pictures: Voyeurism
Photograph: Emma Jane Richards Emma Jane Richards: “I was walking past the pub, and through the smoked glass saw this guy finishing his pint. I couldn’t resist raising my camera – as you can see, he spotted me, too.” Your best pictures on this week’s theme, from a lone drinker to an urban fox
William and Kate seal it with a kiss
Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images How the day unfolded and the wedding in pictures
Steve Bell's royal wedding: Meeting the...
Guardian cartoonist Steve Bell joins well-wishers in Darwen, Lancashire, braving the rain to catch a glimpse of Prince William and Kate Middleton on their last public visit before the royal wedding
Gabrielle Giffords and Obama to attend launch of...
Photograph: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who survived a shooting in January, is in Florida to witness the final launch of the space shuttle Endeavour, commanded by her husband Mark Kelly
Bahraini trainee pilots suspended from UK flying...
Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images A leading British flying school has suspended seven trainee airline pilots from Bahrain after they attended a peaceful demonstration in London against their government’s violent crackdown on dissent
Royal Wedding: A dress rehearsal before the big...
Pre-dawn dress rehearsal for the royal wedding Photograph: Lewis Whyld/PA Up to one thousand members of the military carried out a pre-dawn royal wedding dress rehearsal two days before the big day
Is there too much UK theatre in New York?
Photograph: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images NYC is seeing an invasion of British theatre, but is Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem too English for American audiences?
Chinese couple marry in ceremony inspired by...
Photograph: AP Royal wedding inspires couple to marry with ‘royal carriage’ theme and surrounded by guards in furry hats and scarlet coats
Rio favela homes make way for World Cup
By Tom Phillips and Douglas Engle Dozens of slums in Rio de Janeiro are being bulldozed to make way for sports venues and new roads for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games. Favela do Metrô resident Eomar Freitas reveals the destruction around his home
Chernobyl nuclear disaster – in pictures
Photograph: Igor Kostin/Corbis In the immediate aftermath of the explosion on 26 April, 1986, few were prepared to endure the massive radiation levels and document the disaster, but Russian photographer Igor Kostin did
Steve Bell's royal wedding: 'Royalty and mugs...
In the first of three videos on royal wedding week, Guardian cartoonist Steve Bell visits a Stoke-on-Trent ceramics factory to see his contribution to the ‘royal junk’ industry being made to commemorate Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding
'Taxidermy, my dad and me'
Photograph: Linda Nylind for the Guardian “I’ve always been surrounded by animals – sort of. But it took me years to realise having a polar bear in your parlour isn’t normal,” writes Tom Cox
Klaus Flugge: a publisher's postbag
Photograph: Susan Varley During his 30-year career as a children’s book publisher, Klaus Flugge received almost 100 beautifully illustrated envelopes by artists including Posy Simmonds, Tony Ross and Axel Scheffler. In our gallery he introduces some of his favourites
The sounds of an Antarctic cruise
You’d expect the frozen world to be silent. Far from it. Pascal Wyse records the extraordinary sounds of the wild on a voyage to the Antarctic peninsula
How to cook perfect hot cross buns
Photograph: Felicity Cloake for the Guardian Felicity Cloake gives us her perfect recipe and asks which modern additions to hot cross buns do you approve of and what do you eat them with?
Travel hotspots in the Easter getaway: an...
This Easter break is expected to be one of the busiest on the UK’s roads and railways for several years, as millions take full advantage of the four-day holiday. Take a look at our interactive guide to help plan your journey
Tim Hetherington: one of the finest...
Photograph: Jens Ressing/EPA Oscar-nominated British documentary-maker Tim Hetherington, 40, co-creator of the Sundance-winning documentary Restrepo, was killed covering in Libya. Xan Brooks pays tribute to ‘a bold film-maker’ and ‘a truly generous spirit’
Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II - children's art...
Photograph: Lookandlearnart On the Queen’s 85th birthday, the Look and Learn picture library publishes the winners of an international competition for people aged up to 18 to paint her portrait.
Royal wedding: Knit your own corgi
Photograph: Andrew Perris The Queen has loved corgis since receiving one for her 18th birthday. They’ll surely be putting in an appearance at the wedding of the year – but can you emulate this famously hardworking breed and produce a knitted version to match?
iPhone keeps record of everywhere you go
Photograph: Linda Nylind for the Guardian Privacy fears raised as researchers reveal file on iPhone that stores location coordinates and timestamps of owner’s movements