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UK rules out alliance with Bashar al-Assad in fight against Isis

Foreign secretary rejects calls to enlist Syrian president in battle with extremistsPhilip Hammond, the foreign secretary, has bluntly rejected calls for Britain to enlist Syria's…


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‘Halo 2: Anniversary’ edition shows some games get better with age

Halo: The Master Chief Collection promises to be the ultimate compilation for fans of John-117's adventures and online competitors alike, featuring remastered versions of all…


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The Guardian Film Show: Lucy, God Help the Girl, What If and Two Days, One Night – video reviews

Catherine Shoard and Henry Barnes join Xan Brooks for our weekly round-up of the big cinema releases. This week the team watch Scarlett Johansson amp…