Quantum cryptography offers a path to improved internet security, the idea being that you can hide information in the quantum state of sub-atomic particles

Fans of Breaking Bad may inadvertently know more about quantum mechanics than they think. Walter White is a quantum character. As one fans’ website pu(...)

 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange pictured on the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in Knightsbridge, London, in November 2014. File photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has asked his legal team to study comments made by deputy British prime minister Nick Clegg to see whether they were (...)

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange: Sweden has not formally indicted him, but prosecutors in Stockholm want to question him about allegations of sexual misconduct relating to two women he encountered during a visit there in 2010 . Photograph: John Sitwell/AFP/Getty Images

A Swedish court on yesterday upheld a four-year-old order for the detention of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over accusations of sexual assault th(...)

Peter Carey: setting the record straight about the WikiLeaks founder. Photograph: Geraint Lewis/Rex

Soon after we meet, on a brisk New York day, to talk about his latest book, Peter Carey wants to set the record straight about Julian Assange. Despite(...)

Edward Snowden: never loud or showy

Edward Snowden worked deep inside America’s Dark State as a contract systems administrator for the NSA. His position allowed him to access millions(...)

Vivienne Westwood on the runway for her Red Label show during London Fashion Week, wearing a badge in support of Scottish independence. Photograph: Mike Marsland/Wireimages

Julian Assange calls Vivienne Westwood “a sartorial agitprop artist”. The co-founder of Wikileaks is in a good position to describe Westwood, what (...)

 George Clooney smiles as he arrives  to the venue of a gala dinner ahead of his official wedding ceremony in Venice yesterday. Photograph: Reuters

The world‘s most famous bachelor, George Clooney has broken a vow to remain single and married human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin during a weekend of (...)

 Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is seen on the balcony of the Equador embassy in Knightsbridge on August 19th, 2012.  Photograph: Rosie Hallam/Getty Images. 2:53

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will only leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London the British government “calls off the siege outside”.Mr Assange had (...)

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange says the Australian block on reporting of political bribery allegations is ‘blindfolding the Australian public’. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

A sweeping gagging order issued in Australia to block reporting of any bribery allegations involving several international political leaders in the re(...)

Former Swiss banker  Rudolf Elmer (right) hands over two CDs to the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange  at the Frontline Club in London in January, 2011. Photograph: Ian Nicholson/PA Wire.

A Swiss prosecutor brought charges against former Julius Baer private banker Rudolf Elmer today for allegedly handing over confidential data to WikiLe(...)