New allegations of widespread corruption by News Intl "Rupert Murdoch's flagship tabloid, the Sun, established a 'network of corrupted officials' and created a 'culture of illegal payments', the police officer leading the investigation has alleged." (Also: Analysis by Nick Davies)
Dirty wars "This is the story of conflict in Africa these days. What we are seeing is the decline of the classic wars by freedom fighters and the proliferation of something else - something wilder, messier, more predatory, and harder to define."
Pritzker Prize goes to a Chinese architect for the first time "Wang's design for the Ningbo History Museum came to him at 3 in the morning. He realized his job was to show people what their city used to look like."