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Top 10 comedy movies

Peter Bradshaw on comedy<p>Notionally, one of the most loved of genres, comedy persistently finds that it is somehow ineligible for greatness. Comedies rarely get Oscars. Charlie Chaplin, the great comic, was one of cinema's first international superstars. Keaton, the Marx Brothers and Laurel and …

I'd much rather be a slag than a slut

Last week I got asked to speak at an event called Slut Night, at a new venture called The Other Club in central London. Organised by some bright young feminists, Slut Night sold out surprisingly fast, as it offered various female writers and performers talking explicitly about the joys of …

What we're talking about on TV.... A new Channel 4 sitcom has been branded racist for portraying Irish 20-somethings as feckless binge drinkers. Actually it’s quite funny, says John Walsh Read his review and let us know what you think. http://ind.pn/1bHBsU8

The Walking Dead webisode series The Oath announced

<b>The Walking Dead</b> is set to return to AMC on Sunday October 13th, but before then the award-winning webisode series heads back to amc.com and AMC’s …

Did you know Mesut Ozil has assisted more Barclays Premier League goals than any other player this season (3)? Which player will have created the most assists by the end of the season? Read a preview of the Swansea City-Arsenal game at http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/24185190

One for structural buffs.. a look at the new hotels featuring in the World Architecture Festival, in a celebration of the best buildings in the world http://ind.pn/15yU7dP

IPCC climate change report: a scientist's story

I have spent this week in Stockholm, going through the laborious but fascinating process of approving the <i>Summary for Policymakers</i> of the IPCC [Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change] Working Group I report, the most comprehensive scientific assessment of climate change written to date.<p>The report …

Tornado season: extreme weather in the US – in pictures

Professional storm chaser Roger Hill captured these incredible images in north America this year. He travelled nearly 50,000 miles overall in search of extreme formations such as tornadoes and supercells