The late great French film director François Truffaut once declared damningly that the words "British" and "cinema" were incompatible.
As Mark Twain observed: "A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes."
The year was dominated by the promise of a sense of renewal thanks to the early announcement of next-generation consoles PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
This month Bloomberg Businessweek magazine's cover showed a range of archaeological objects – a flint arrowhead, a skull – and a BlackBerry handset. The label? "Relic".
It's time for our weekly roundup of brand new and notable apps for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices.
And so we come to the end of the Top 25, with the final five titles.
With Andre Villas-Boas biting the bullet in the week, what is the ideal first-choice team for the White Hart Lane club going forward?
The Argentina international’s brother has stated that the attacking midfielder will play at St Mary’s on Sunday.
The teenage winger scored his side’s second goal in an impressive performance, but blotted his copybook with a yellow card for simulation.
Schalke 04's general manager suggests Atletico Madrid's interest in Chelsea’s Kevin De Bruyne.