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Crowds in Taiz, Yemen react to a Houthi rebel takeover in parts of the city
VOICES Arab intervention risks entrenching Sunni-Shia divide, says Patrick Cockburn
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The television advertisement for 666Bet, featuring Vas Blackwood, left, and former football manager Harry Redknapp
Regulator suspends licence of website with links to Harry Redknapp and two top clubs
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Roger Helmer is also Ukip’s industry spokesman
Ukip MEP branded an idiot after unsuccessful protest at climate change 'hysteria'
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Derbyshire Royal Infirmary has now been largely demolished
EXCLUSIVE Surplus land and buildings to be sold to fund services and transform how healthcare is delivered
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Scotland Yard investigating a 'threat to kill” Tony Hall

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Deal sealed: David Cameron and Nick Clegg on the steps of No 10 on 12 May 2010
We audit the Coalition on 10 policy areas
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Peter McGraith, left, David Cabreza and their two sons
Attitudes have changed in the past year, but full equality is still a way off
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Parents and research charities welcomed the deal struck over the weekend between the government and the vaccine’s manufacturers which means that the first babies could be inoculated as early as this September in time for the next meningitis season.
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The Supreme Court may put an end to vanity licence plates which last year earnt Texas $28m
VOICES But the scheme may be on a collision course with the First Amendment, says Rupert Cornwell
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Arab League leaders including (from left to right): Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, Kuwait's Emir Sheik Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Saudi King Salman, second and Yemeni President Abdel Rabbo Mansour Hadi, right
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A 2010 election exit poll projected on to Battersea power station, south London, put the Tories ahead
They may have been wrong in the past but techniques are improving all the time and we should take them seriously
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Fish stocks are low for Gaza boatmen
Palestinians say increasing restrictions on the water they use have led to economic collapse – and deadly Israeli assaults
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Malawi plans to burn ivory worth more than £5m to mark the UN’s World Wildlife Day on Thursday
Move will demonstrate commitment to wildlife conservation

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An iceberg in Ilulissat, Greenland; researchers have been studying the phenomena of the melting glaciers and their long-term ramifications for the rest of the world (Getty)
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Hugh Jackman bears his claws and loses the plot in X-Men movie 'The Wolverine'
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'Knowledge is power': Angelina Jolie has written about her preventive surgery
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Zayn has become the first member to leave One Direction. 'I have to do what feels right in my heart,' he said
peopleWe wince at anguish of fans, but his 1D departure shows the perils of fame in the social media age
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The Regent Street Cinema’s projection room in the 1920s
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Sebastian Vettel lifts the Malaysian Grand Prix trophy
F1 Vettel victory over Hamilton signals turnaround for Italian team
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Taylor Swift is applying to trademark song lyrics from 1989
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The popularity of TV shows such as The Liver Birds encouraged Liverpudlians to exaggerate their Scouse accent
voicesWe exaggerate regional traits and turn them into jokes - and those on the receiving end are in on it too, says DJ Taylor
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Parker says: 'I once had a taster use the phrase 'smells like the sex glands of a lemming'. Who in the world can relate to that?'
food + drinkRobert Parker's 100-point scale is a benchmark of achievement for wine-makers everywhere
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Lewis Hamilton secured his second straight pole of the season
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Letsby Avenue, Sheffield: An old joke made real as the address of South Yorkshire Police's operations centre

The Top Ten: Street names

This one started with Labour in Vain Yard, Norwich, noticed by Lucinda Hawksley. There are several No Name Streets, such as the one in Sandwich nominated by Michael C, and Neil Fitzgerald nominated Avenue Road, of which there are at least five in London.

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Election 2015: How many of the Government's coalition agreement promises have been kept?

Promises, promises

But how many coalition agreement pledges have been kept?
The Gaza fisherman who built his own reef - and was shot dead there by an Israeli gunboat

The death of a Gaza fisherman

He built his own reef, and was fatally shot there by an Israeli gunboat
Saudi Arabia's airstrikes in Yemen are fuelling the Gulf's fire

Saudi airstrikes are fuelling the Gulf's fire

Arab intervention in Yemen risks entrenching Sunni-Shia divide and handing a victory to Isis, says Patrick Cockburn
Zayn Malik's departure from One Direction shows the perils of fame in the age of social media

The only direction Zayn could go

We wince at the anguish of One Direction's fans, but Malik's departure shows the perils of fame in the age of social media
Young Magician of the Year 2015: Meet the schoolgirl from Newcastle who has her heart set on being the competition's first female winner

Spells like teen spirit

A 16-year-old from Newcastle has set her heart on being the first female to win Young Magician of the Year. Jonathan Owen meets her
Jonathan Anderson: If fashion is a cycle, this young man knows just how to ride it

If fashion is a cycle, this young man knows just how to ride it

British designer Jonathan Anderson is putting his stamp on venerable house Loewe
Number plates scheme could provide a licence to offend in the land of the free

Licence to offend in the land of the free

Cash-strapped states have hit on a way of making money out of drivers that may be in collision with the First Amendment, says Rupert Cornwell
From farm to fork: Meet the Cornish fishermen, vegetable-growers and butchers causing a stir in London's top restaurants

From farm to fork in Cornwall

One man is bringing together Cornwall's most accomplished growers, fishermen and butchers with London's best chefs to put the finest, freshest produce on the plates of some of the country’s best restaurants
Robert Parker interview: The world's top wine critic on tasting 10,000 bottles a year, absurd drinking notes and New World wannabes

Robert Parker interview

The world's top wine critic on tasting 10,000 bottles a year, absurd drinking notes and New World wannabes
Don't believe the stereotype - or should you?

Don't believe the stereotype - or should you?

We exaggerate regional traits and turn them into jokes - and those on the receiving end are in on it too, says DJ Taylor
How to make your own Easter egg: Willie Harcourt-Cooze shares his chocolate recipes

How to make your own Easter egg

Willie Harcourt-Cooze talks about his love affair with 'cacao' - and creates an Easter egg especially for The Independent on Sunday
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef declares barbecue season open with his twist on a tradtional Easter Sunday lamb lunch

Bill Granger's twist on Easter Sunday lunch

Next weekend, our chef plans to return to his Aussie roots by firing up the barbecue
Joe Marler: 'It's the way I think the game should be played'

Joe Marler: 'It's the way I think the game should be played'

The England prop relives the highs and lows of last Saturday's remarkable afternoon of Six Nations rugby
Cricket World Cup 2015: Has the success of the tournament spelt the end for Test matches?

Cricket World Cup 2015

Has the success of the tournament spelt the end for Test matches?
The Last Word: Justin Gatlin knows the price of everything, the value of nothing

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Justin Gatlin knows the price of everything, the value of nothing