A local’s guide to Istanbul’s new cool neighbourhood

In once sleepy Kadıköy-Moda, new nightlife and culture hotspots happily coexist with the district’s established restaurants and cafes Kadıköy Pier, Istanbul. Photograph: Alamy Until recently, the neighbourhood of Kadıköy-Moda, on the Asian side of Istanbul at the southern end of the Bosphorus, was an unremarkable, mostly residential place that barely registered on the city’s cultural …

Carillion shareholders considered suing after profit warning

Major investor Kiltearn has sent evidence to committees holding inquiry into contractor’s collapse Rachel Reeves: ‘KPMG will have to explain why they signed off on accounts which appeared to bear so little relation to reality.’ Photograph: David Levene for the Guardian A major investment firm that owned 10% of Carillion has told MPs it considered …

Copies of Mary Shelley’s original Frankenstein text to be published

Shelley spent nine months by Lake Geneva writing the story of the bringing to life of a monster The limited edition of Frankenstein will be published in March to coincide with the 200th anniversary of its first release in 1818. Photograph: PR Percy Shelley’s correction of Mary Shelley’s misspelling of “igmmatic” in the notebooks in …

Liam Gallagher: ‘The German police pulled my teeth out with pliers’

In the middle of the Highgate branch of Café Rouge on a Monday lunchtime, Liam Gallagher is re-enacting what he calls “the ding-dong”: the infamous 2002 brawl in a Munich hotel bar that led to the loss of his front teeth. We are talking about his apparently impregnable self-confidence, something that seems to mystify even …

Yes, the NHS is fractured. But competition won’t heal it | Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee The latest NHS reorganisation has reawakened fears of privatisation. Only a Labour government can bury them once and for all ‘The NHS is now the top cause of public anxiety, according to Ipsos Mor.’ Photograph: Szymanowicz/Rex/Shutterstock After Brexit, David Cameron’s second worst legacy is his assault on the NHS. His explosive 2012 Health and Social Care …

Don’t take our buzzing, plucky museums for granted | Alice O’Keeffe

Imagine if the only option on a rainy afternoon was a shopping centre, and take heart at their efforts to survive ‘Museums and galleries link us with people, places and values that are not our own.’ Photograph: Finbarr Webster/Rex/Shutterstock Last Sunday afternoon was the classic start to February half-term: the rain was sheeting down outside, …

From ER to The Sopranos: what were the most shocking TV deaths?

Run ins with household appliances and mob hits have all claimed well-loved TV characters, but the most affecting deaths often came out of the blue Spoiler alert: this article contains spoilers for every show mentioned Death becomes them … The Sopranos Photograph: Hbo/Rex/Shutterstock The killer Crock-Pot, from This Is Us, is not the first time …

Rhodes scholarships opened up to students from UK and rest of world

Trust founded by colonial tycoon aims to bring prestigious graduate scheme into 21st century Charles Conn, the warden of the Rhodes Trust: ‘We don’t think it’s our business to make apologies for Cecil Rhodes as a person. Our job is to support the scholarships.’ Photograph: Alicia Canter for the Guardian The Rhodes scholarship – the …