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Sarah Morrison is the Human Rights Correspondent at The Independent, i and The Independent on Sunday

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Topiary, real name Jake Davis, a former 'hacktivist' from the Shetland Islands

Jake Davis: The teen hacker who came in from the cold

The Shetland Islander was arrested two years ago after LulzSec’s hacking spree. Now he tells Sarah Morrison why he’s decided to go straight

Air pollution as great a risk as smoking during pregnancy

Exposure to even low levels of common air pollutants during pregnancy significantly increases the risk of babies being born small, according to one of the largest studies of its kind.

Presenter Lorraine Kelly (third right) stands with 'Dagenham Women' members of the former machinists plant at Ford Motor Company in Dagenham

Dagenham's equal pay strikers win 'Women of the Year' award

They got up from their sewing machines and walked out on strike more than forty years ago, but today the Dagenham women machinists who fought for equal pay were awarded the ‘Good Housekeeping’ Women of the Year Outstanding Achievement Award.

In the saddle: Andrea Coleman, founder and CEO of Riders For Health

The fleet of bikers changing health care in Africa

A former motorcycle racer – and now Woman of the Year – is revolutionising medical provision across the continent

Sea change: A Russian coastguard approaches activists

Still rainbow, but more warrior: The latest Greenpeace protests mark a strategic change in its approach

Almost 30 Greenpeace activists face up to 15 years in a Russian prison after protesting at an Arctic oil drilling rig. Others brought a Champions League match in Switzerland to a standstill, dropping down on ropes from a stadium roof before unfurling a banner critical of the Russian oil giant Gazprom. Still more activists scaled the Shard in central London, western Europe's largest building, to object to Shell's oil exploration at the top of the world.

Singh is part of a new wave of populist scientists

Simon Singh: Bart Simpson, me, and the great maths scam

After hours on his sofa with 'The Simpsons', the physicist can now 'blow the lid off a decades-long conspiracy to secretly educate cartoon viewers'. Sarah Morrison meets Simon Singh

Russian Coast Guards seize the Greenpeace ship the Arctic Sunrise, following a protest by Greenpeace activists at a Russian oil platform in the Pechora Sea, off the coast of Russia.

Russia charges 14 Greenpeace activists with piracy over Gazprom oil drilling protest

Activists, including four from UK, face a maximum jail sentence of 15 years

Vanessa Pinkney, left, was the winner of Best Start-Up

Mums do the business: The number of female entrepreneurs who juggle work and looking after their children is growing fast

Sarah Morrison meets some of those nominated for a new award

The inflatable doll that was on Tesco's website

Tesco apologises after 'Gay best friend' doll blows up into a PR disaster

The supermarket giant Tesco has apologised for advertising an inflatable “gay best friend” doll on its website. The figure was described as being “ready to give you fashion advice, tell you if your bum looks big and b**ch about everyone who doesn’t wear Jimmy Choos”.

The Future faces of urban Britain: The characters who will populate our cities a decade from now

International bitcoin dealers, zero-hours contract workers, restaurateurs delivering drone meals to bankers

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Syrian conflict is the world's first 'climate change war', say scientists, but it won't be the last one

Climate change key in Syrian conflict

And it will trigger more war in future
How I outwitted the Gestapo

How I outwitted the Gestapo

My life as a Jew in wartime Berlin
The nation's favourite animal revealed

The nation's favourite animal revealed

Women like cuddly creatures whilst men like creepy-crawlies
Is this the way to get young people to vote?

Getting young people to vote

From #VOTESELFISH to Bite the Ballot
Poldark star Heida Reed: 'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'

Poldark star Heida Reed

'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'
The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

Netanyahu knows he can get away with anything in America, says Robert Fisk
Families clubbing together to build their own affordable accommodation

Do It Yourself approach to securing a new house

Community land trusts marking a new trend for taking the initiative away from developers
Head of WWF UK: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

David Nussbaum: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

The head of WWF UK remains sanguine despite the Government’s failure to live up to its pledges on the environment
Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Set in a mythologised 5th-century Britain, ‘The Buried Giant’ is a strange beast
With money, corruption and drugs, this monk fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’

Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

The first 'American Idol' winner on how she manages to remain her own woman – Jane Austen fascination and all
Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn