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Errors & Omissions: did the pull of the east really realign Lawrence of Arabia?

Glitches, bloopers and etymological infelicities from the past week’s Independent

Errors & Omissions: Fracas, to rhyme with jackass, now there’s a word worth fighting for

Plus the difference between perishing and fighting for your life in this week’s Independent

Errors & Omissions: that forgotten 1940s stage sensation, ‘When it Comes to the Artichoke’

Verbiage and confusion from the past week’s Independent

Battle of Waterloo, 18 June 1815

Went the Day Well? by David Crane, book review: Heartbreak among the heroics as Britain went to war

Crane has come up with a terrific wheeze: don’t write a book about the battle, write a book about what was going on in Britain while the battle took place

Errors & Omissions: When is a baroness not a baroness? Titles still cause confusion

Our pedant-in-chief casts his eye over the past week’s Independent

Errors & Omissions: gadzooks, quoth they, themself and thee

Our chief pedant casts his eye over our reporting of the nuts-for-spices scandal and the rest of this week’s Independent

Errors & Omissions: The Royal Opera House does not belong to London alone

Plus needless circumlocution, a dangling determiner, a cliché and an unlucky break in this week’s Independent

Errors & Omissions: Diana, Princess of Wales, on a desert island, and other unexpected images

High percentage of readers patronised and misled by glitches in this week’s Independent

Wikipedia's warrior is a hero of our times

The people who write “comprised of” are confusing “comprise” with “compose”

Errors & Omissions: moderate, iconic royals are a shoe-in for a pedantic kicking

A news report should be above such vulgarity

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The saffron censorship that governs India

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Prince Charles' 'black spider' letters to be published 'within weeks'

Prince Charles' 'black spider' letters to be published 'within weeks'

Supreme Court rules Dominic Grieve's ministerial veto was invalid
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How did fandom get so dark?

Grief over Zayn Malik's exit from One Direction seemed amusing until stories of mass 'cutting' emerged. Experts tell Gillian Orr the distress is real, and the girls need support
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The cosmic collisions that have shed light on unseen parallel Universe

Dark matter study gives scientists insight into mystery of space
The Swedes are adding a gender-neutral pronoun to their dictionary

Swedes introduce gender-neutral pronoun

Why, asks Simon Usborne, must English still struggle awkwardly with the likes of 's/he' and 'they'?
Disney's mega money-making formula: 'Human' remakes of cartoon classics are part of a lucrative, long-term creative plan

Disney's mega money-making formula

'Human' remakes of cartoon classics are part of a lucrative, long-term creative plan
Lobster has gone mainstream with supermarket bargains for £10 or less - but is it any good?

Lobster has gone mainstream

Anthea Gerrie, raised on meaty specimens from the waters around Maine, reveals how to cook up an affordable feast
Easter 2015: 14 best decorations

14 best Easter decorations

Get into the Easter spirit with our pick of accessories, ornaments and tableware
Paul Scholes column: Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season

Paul Scholes column

Gareth Bale would be a perfect fit at Manchester United and could turn them into serious title contenders next season
Inside the Kansas greenhouses where Monsanto is 'playing God' with the future of the planet

The future of GM

The greenhouses where Monsanto 'plays God' with the future of the planet
Britain's mild winters could be numbered: why global warming is leaving UK chillier

Britain's mild winters could be numbered

Gulf Stream is slowing down faster than ever, scientists say
Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

Government gives £250,000 to Independent appeal

Donation brings total raised by Homeless Veterans campaign to at least £1.25m
Oh dear, the most borrowed book at Bank of England library doesn't inspire confidence

The most borrowed book at Bank of England library? Oh dear

The book's fifth edition is used for Edexcel exams
Cowslips vs honeysuckle: The hunt for the UK’s favourite wildflower

Cowslips vs honeysuckle

It's the hunt for UK’s favourite wildflower
Child abuse scandal: Did a botched blackmail attempt by South African intelligence help Cyril Smith escape justice?

Did a botched blackmail attempt help Cyril Smith escape justice?

A fresh twist reveals the Liberal MP was targeted by the notorious South African intelligence agency Boss