French President François Hollande meets with parliamentarians at the Elysée Palace in Paris after revelations of US spying on French presidents. Photograph: Charles Platiau/AFP/Getty Images

French politicians yesterday vied to see who could make the most morally outraged statements about past spying by the US National Security Agency on F(...)

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange: fears he will be extradited to US to face charges of leaking information.   Photograph: John Stillwell/AFP/Getty Images

Sweden’s Supreme Court says it has rejected an appeal by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to revoke a detention order over allegations of sexual assau(...)

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at a press conference inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London last year. Photograph: Getty Images

Swedish prosecutors have asked for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s approval to question him in London where he is holed up in the Ecuadorian embass(...)

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 (...)