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# Guardian

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# essexlion
Anyone seen the #EssexLion? Reports send Twitter into frenzy
A parody account for the lion already has 25,000 followers.
# Wikileaks
Ecuador grants asylum to Assange - but London says he WILL be extradited
The Foreign Office in the UK said that the decision “changes nothing” and the Wikileaks founder will still be extradited to Sweden.
# Australia
Julian Assange plans to run for Australian Senate
The 40-year-old founder of Wikileaks will have to overcome the obstacle of being under virtual house arrest in England and facing sex crime allegations in Sweden.
# Jedward
"Is this an April Fool's?" - Twitter users unimpressed with Guardian's Jedward editorial
From the moment the editorial appeared on the Guardian site last night, Twitter reaction has been swift and brutal.
# Jedward
'The Republic's court jesters': The Guardian praises... Jedward
The brothers Grimes are “cheering their nation” the paper notes in its editorial today.
# Wikileaks
Bradley Manning hearing embroiled in dispute
The pre-trial hearing of the young soldier accused of leaking secrets to Wikileaks began today – but very quickly got bogged down in legal arguments.
# Wikileaks
WikiLeaks steps up release of US cables - without media partners
Frustrated at the dearth of media coverage, WikiLeaks publishes over 133,000 cables without the support of its media ‘partners’.
# Hacking
Mirror group facing hacking claims
Lawyer says his clients will be filing hacking claims against the Trinity Mirror group in the coming weeks as the hacking controversy spreads to a second publication.
# Hacking
David Cameron under pressure over links to phone hacking scandal
The UK’s most senior police officer appeared to fire a parting shot at the prime minister as Rebekah Brooks was bailed last night following 12 hours questioning.
# Trap
CIA criticised for using fake vaccinations to trap Bin Laden
Medecins Sans Frontieres has said setting up a fake vaccination programme threatened life-saving immunisation work around the world.
# Milly Dowler
News of the World to be quizzed by police
It is being reported today that newspaper executives will be questioned about the hacking into of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler’s mobile phone.
# Well read
The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting
Get the kettle on, turn the phone off and flick through a selection of the best in the week’s newspapers and blogs.
# Window Pane
Guardian create Twitter frenzy and then backlash with Bale to Inter story
Fans expecting bigger story than Bale transfer article vent frustration.
# Old friends
Leeds out-gunned by classy Arsenal
Watch all the goals from the replay at Elland Road last night.
# hold the back page
The Sunday Papers: the best sports writing from the past seven days
Put on a pot of coffee and enjoy this collection of the week’s best writing – from home and beyond.
# Wikileaks
Assange 'threatened to sue Guardian' over Cablegate publication
A Vanity Fair article alleges that the WikiLeaks founder claimed ownership of the documents leaked from US embassies.
# Black Thursday
The world reacts to Ireland's Black Thursday
International commentators invoke a raft of dire imagery – from bodies flung off skyscrapers to a children’s story book – to describe the economy’s downward trajectory.
The Guardian: Ireland facing a double dip recession
One economist is so shocked by the fall in our output, he thinks it’s a misprint.
The Case of the Pope: Vatican Accountability for Human Rights Abuses
Terry Eagleton welcomes Geoffrey Robertson QC’s “coolly devastating” inquiry into the church sex abuse scandal.