Voice of Zippy and the Daleks Roy Skelton dies
Photograph: Ken McKay/Rex Features Roy Skelton, the voice of the Daleks and George and Zippy from Rainbow, has died aged 79
HIV and Aids: Voices from the frontline
Ten years since the landmark UN general assembly special session on HIV and Aids, which outlined the UN’s commitment to combat the virus, the UN general assembly meets this week in New York to review progress and chart the future course of the global Aids response. To mark the occasion, we hear from doctors, nurses, community workers and those living with HIV and Aids about attitudes...
Video tapes: a rewind through TV history
Photograph: Ian Waldie/Getty Images Our VCRs now languish largely unloved – but old tapes offer a televisual mystery tour of rubbish ads, creative idents and forgotten classics
Wildfires rage in Arizona
Photograph: Joshua Lott/Reuters Firefighters in eastern Arizona have been working furiously to save a line of mountain communities from the Wallow fire that has forced thousands of people from their homes
Urban growth: Britain's city gardens
Photograph: © Henry/Bragg A new Royal Horticulture Society photo exhibition by artists Julie Henry and Debbie Bragg records the rise of community gardening in post-industrial locations, as residents attempt to ‘bind the community together and improve their environments’
Steve Jobs breaks medical leave to show off...
]]> Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Music industry sources suggest that Apple has signed up the four major US labels for a Spotify-style streaming service
Ratko Mladic blasts 'obnoxious, monstrous'...
Former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic dismisses the war crimes charges against him as he declines to enter a plea at the International Criminal Tribunal at The Hague
Political figures' favourite works from the...
Photograph: Government Art Collection Nick Clegg and Samantha Cameron are among the political figures who are guest curating a new exhibition of works from the Government Art Collection. But what do their choices reveal about them? Art critic Jonathan Jones analyses their selections
E coli outbreak: WHO says bacterium is a new...
Photograph: Sipa Press/Rex Features World Health Organisation says fatal E coli is a mutant blend of two different varieties and has never been seen before
May Been there competition: urban - in pictures
Photograph: William McCracken Winning photograph by William McCracken: On Curzon Street in London’s Mayfair last year a heavy rainstorm appeared from nowhere. The streets cleared within seconds; doorways filled with unprepared pedestrians, including me. We all marvelled at and discussed the rain apart from the lady with her umbrella who battled through.
Fifa election goes ahead as delegates lay into...
Photograph: Michael Probst/AP Sean Ingle and Paul Doyle report live from the extraordinary build-up to the Fifa presidential election
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