So pretty! From this week, and for at least the next five years, if there is an opera or ballet on at Covent Garden, Yinka Shonibare's ballerina on the corner of the building will swirl gracefully into animation, turning slowly on one impossibly long, silk-shod foot, encased in the bubble of her own small world. Photograph: Sarah Lee for the Guardian

Behind the scenes – our new Three Little Pigs ad

So I guess you’re wondering what the pig picture was all about earlier? Now you can see more images from the making of the Guardian’s new advertising campaign. Get a closer look at the detailing in the film, how we created crowd scenes and some candid moments of the actors off duty

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Detail of photographer Clare Gallagher’s best shot. Photograph: Clare Gallagher

Photographer Clare Gallager’s best shot

‘I wanted to photograph the sun disappearing. Just as I did, my son peeped through the window’

Waving hello to our new Guardian tumblr dedicated to art and design. We’ll be pulling together some of the best posts on Tumblr so head on over and tell them the blogs they should be following.

John F Kennedy recordings donated to US National Archives

The Raab Collection has donated audio recordings captured by the White House Communications Agency to the US National Archives. Conversations between officials at the White House and Air Force One, and a variety of people, including John F Kennedy’s mother Rose, can be heard shortly after the president’s assassination

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Photograph: Peter Jordan/Time Life Pictures/Getty 
“Thatcher wasn’t a “great leader”. She was the most socially destructive prime minister of modern times.” - Seumas Milne on The Iron Lady

Great read from Comment is Free on “Thatcher revisionism”, which we spotted thanks the new Comment is Free Tumblr - check it out

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Photograph: Peter Jordan/Time Life Pictures/Getty

“Thatcher wasn’t a “great leader”. She was the most socially destructive prime minister of modern times.” - Seumas Milne on The Iron Lady

Great read from Comment is Free on “Thatcher revisionism”, which we spotted thanks the new Comment is Free Tumblr - check it out

50 Cent to write book on bullying

50 Cent

Bully for him … 50 Cent to release semi-autobiographical novel for young adults. Photograph: Sean Gardner/Reuters

Rapper says novel inspired by childhood experience will be a positive influence on teenage readers

iPhone keeps record of everywhere you go

Photograph: Linda Nylind for the Guardian

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