Anarchy reigned in the queues to access the main festival screening of the latest film from Jean-Luc Godard. In his Maoist days, the great director ma(...)

Gary Barlow:  makes One Direction look like Maoist revolutionaries

Thank God for Lily Allen. She was the first, and so far only, musician to call Gary Barlow out for plunging tens of millions into a tax avoidance sche(...)

A police officer checks people’s voting slips as they wait in line to cast their votes at a polling station during the third phase of voting for national elections in New Delhi today. Photograph: Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg

Indians voted in the crucial third phase of national elections today, with millions going to the polls in the heartland states essential to the(...)

European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso.

Anti austerity campaigners plan to picket University College Cork this afternoon in protest over the university’s decision to award an honorary(...)

Smoke rises after a bomb exploded near a public ground where Gujarat’s chief minister and Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), was to address a rally in the eastern Indian city of Patnatoday. Photograph: Krishna Murari Kishan/Reuters
Bombers target India rally

At least five people died and 50 were injured as seven bombs exploded in the Indian city of Patna hours before Narendra Modi, a prime ministerial cand(...)

Visitors rest in front of a screen showing a propaganda video at Tiananmen Square, Beijing. A group of families demanding justice for the victims of China’s 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown have denounced Chinese president Xi Jinping for failing to introduce political reforms. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

The mothers of those killed during the crackdown on the democracy movement in Beijing in 1989 have criticised the new Chinese leadership of Xi Jinping(...)

A visitor looks at the giant portrait of former Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong at Tiananmen Square in Beijing today. A group of families demanding justice for the victims of China’s 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown have denounced new Chinese president Xi Jinping for failing to launch political reforms. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters.

A group of families demanding justice for the victims of China’s 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown has denounced new president Xi Jinping for failing t(...)