The Guardian and other newspapers have begun releasing details from 251,287 secret diplomatic cables leaked by naughty whistleblower website Wikileaks. There’s hours and hours of fun reading on the paper’s website. Learn about the country whose neighbours want it bombed! Discover which world power uses mobsters in its secret operations! Find out what crumbling nation scares the bejeezus out of the United States! See what world leader is accompanied everywhere by a voluptuous blonde nurse!

The index for this story is here. Go and have a good read before that sporting event gets going.