Faces of war: hear the stories behind iconic images of Iraq conflict

They were the images that defined the conflict in Iraq: the pain of ordinary Iraqi civilians, the exhaustion of American soldiers. But what became of them? From Fort Polk, Louisiana, USA, to Tal Afar, northern Iraq, Guardian reporters track down the people behind the images and hear their moving stories

While Donald Trump had no problem demanding that Barack Obama reveal details about his passport and time at college on Wednesday, the billionaire business mogul proved rather less forthcoming when it came to a request for information about himself.

Trump announced on Wednesday that he would donate $5m to a charity of Obama’s choosing, if the president handed over his “college records and applications, and passport application and records”.

But when the Guardian contacted Trump’s office to ask for Trump’s college and passport records, it was accused of “trying to be funny” and the request was deemed to be “stupid”. Listen to what happened when Guardian US reporter Adam Gabbatt contacted his office.

Anonymous hacks into phone call between FBI and Scotland Yard

This is an edited extract of the recording posted on YouTube by Hackers from the group Anonymous. The group has broadcast a private conference call between the FBI and Scotland Yard exposing details of a major international cybercrime investigation

Scientists to study psychological benefits of birdsong 

Llisten to this recording of the UK’s best-loved bird species from Woodchester Park in Gloucestershire including robins and great-crested grebes

This week Hugh Muir looks at the Reading the Riots study

Egypt elections - reports from Cairo as a country goes to the polls

Huge queues already at #Egypt’s polling stations as system creaks under strain @hackneylad reports from Cairo (mp3)

Egyptians have flocked to the polling stations in their millions amid a string of logistical problems, Jack Shenker reports from Cairo. Follow the latest news from Egypt with our live blog as the country goes to the polls in its first election post-Mubarak

Tech Weekly podcast: Steve Jobs special

Charles Arthur looks at the legacy of Steve Jobs in the tech industry and beyond