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Up the ante in your fitness regimen and change the habits of a lifetime with this wearable tech
The Swedish capital is home to two of the most popular video games in the world, as well as thousands of technology start-ups worth hundreds of millions of pounds – and it's all happened since 2009
He should have known that anyone who is genuinely anti-establishment will always come a bit undone
How is sharing dull facts about yourself supposed to tackle stigma?
After so many unfair policies have been unloaded on the poor and vulnerable, a tax on the wealthy is long overdue
Depsite being known among cynics as "clicktivism", or "slacktivism", over the last several years web campaigning has become a huge focus for many charities.
Big black letters on packs of cigarettes tell us that smoking kills, and red traffic lights ward us off unhealthy foods, but should the same rules apply to our booze?
Today the European Court of Human Rights upheld France's ban on the full-face veil. The decision was made after a 24-year-old woman brought a case against the law to the court, claiming that it breached her right to freedom of religion and expression.
When Tony Blair left Number 10 in 2007 and became the UN's Middle East envoy, there were two ways of looking at it. If you were among the dwindling number of his hardline supporters, then he was continuing to fight the good fight and bring stability to the region. Or if you were in the other camp, it was one of the most ironic titles to bestow upon the co-architect of the Iraq war.
With Glastonbury about to kick off, the summer of festivals is only just beginning. Once the tent and sleeping bag are packed - here's what else you should be bringing
Football is one of the great exceptions to the grand tradition of English pessimism. Every four years this is tried and tested at the World Cup, and proven all over again. That said, this time things looked like they could be different. For the first time in recent memory, expectations seemed to be set at a rational level (low).
If you think Labour's latest film taking potshots at the coalition is the worst you've ever seen, then you obviously haven't seen these...
Ever since Ukip burst onto the political scene, a growing list of its members and supporters have been accused of racism. But does this mean Nigel Farage and his merry band of predominantly white men are all nasty nationalists?
It's unclear what polling data the party has been looking at recently, as they seem to be playing very strongly to the UK's “racist” demographic. Politicians will say anything to get elected, right?
The news that Jeremy Paxman is to leave Newsnight after 25-years of grilling a long list of terrified politicians and celebrities hasn't exactly come as a shock. As Simon Kelner writes in today's Voices, it's been clear for a while that Paxo's heart hasn't been in it.
But it's still big news, especially for anyone suspicious of the politicians he did so well at lambasting. The Westminster crowd will no doubt be breathing a sigh of relief today, which can only be a bad thing.