George Zachary

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Stunning Portraits Of The World’s Remotest Tribes Before They Pass Away (46 pics)

Living in a concrete box with hot water pouring from the tap, a refrigerator cooling our food and wi-fi connecting us to the rest of the world, we …

Boehner pulls shutdown bill in major defeat

The House is now officially ungovernable.<p>In an embarrassing defeat, Speaker John Boehner scrapped a bill Tuesday night that would raise the debt …

Made for Walking: The World's Most Aesthetic Footbridges (Photos)

Don't Look Down<p>From a bridge high above the Malaysian forest to a modern drawbridge, get from one place to another in style on one the world's …

Farewell

Farewell Listeners!<p>After nearly 5 years of running the Great Language Game, it's time for me to say farewell and move on to other projects. This …

It's Obvious That Democrats Are Looking To Score A Huge Victory Over The GOP

Then yesterday there was no progress. The day started with John Boehner telling the House GOP caucus that talks with The White House were broken down, and that there was a risk that Senate Republicans were working behind the House's back to craft a deal with The White House.<p>Then, not long after …

Homs: a tale of two cities

Once seen as the capital of Syria's revolution, Homs is now caught in a vicious stalemate between regime and rebel forces. James Harkin visits a divided city, where kidnappings are rife and chemical disarmament a low priority<p>I first met Abu Ali at the end of February 2012, both of us standing in an …

As Homeland returns to our screens, Damian Lewis talks about failure, family, being caned at Eton – and his future on the hit TV show http://gu.com/p/3jct7/fb Photograph: Andrew Woffinden for the Guardian.

Nobel peace prize in 60 seconds: Dynamite and peace

The 94th Nobel Peace Prize will be announced on Friday.<p>The award, founded by Alfred Nobel, has been going strong since the beginning of the 20th Century.<p>BBC News looks at the background to the prize in 60 seconds, unearthing some interesting facts along the way.

Malala Yousafzai on The Daily Show – video

<b>Dhiya Kuriakose:</b> Malala is a hero in southeast Asia and beyond, but awarding her the prize now would be a disservice to her and her cause<p>Published: 10 Oct 2013<p>Published: 10 Oct 2013<p><b>Jane Martinson:</b> The Pakistani schoolgirl combines seriousness of purpose with a sense of fun, and is showing that …

Was the Downton Abbey rape scene acceptable TV?

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett: social history can't be ignored<p>I didn't know quite what to expect after I was warned at the start of Sunday's Downton Abbey that the episode would be featuring scenes of a violent nature. Perhaps Mrs Patmore would get her hand stuck in the new electric mixer, or footmen …