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Tuesday, 1 April 2014
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- Royal Mail float: How banks broke promises and raked in a £323m fortune – and lost taxpayers £1bn
- World Autism Awareness Day 2014: This message from the pupils of Limpsfield Grange, the only school for autistic girls in England, will change the way you view them forever
- OECD: English pupils are 'more practical than academic'
- High air pollution levels across the UK
- Disaster declared after huge earthquake in Chile
- Bonsai collection at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York
- Russian photographer takes stunning images with real animals
- The eight colours of the rainbow
- April Fools' Day 2014 round-up: Best spoofs and fake articles from around the world
- Lights, camera, action!: London Live launch
- Patti Smith, self-confessed Rihanna fan, on the sexualisation of women in music: ‘No one should allow themselves to be exploited’
- Patti Smith interview: The Godmother of Punk talks the bible, Noah and what really makes her angry
- Alanis Morissette’s bitter dog-stealing legal battle continues: The latest twist
- Michael Schumacher: Fans complain over German magazine cover that depicts smiling star and wife with 'AWAKE!' headline
- Chris Brown, currently in jail pending assault trial, claims he is not a prisoner
- Samuel L Jackson performs Boy Meets World slam-poem: The tribute to end all others
- World Autism Awareness Day 2014: Boyzone’s Keith Duffy on the challenges of raising his autistic daughter Mia
- Russell Crowe meets The Archbishop of Canterbury to talk Noah after Papal encounter
- Andy Murray's April Fools' joke was so unfunny, no one actually noticed it
- Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Peter Jackson's personal jet joins search
- Ricky Norwood suspended after cannabis sex video: Eastenders bosses reprimand star for indiscretion
- Kim Kardashian comments on Syria: Armenian reality TV star takes break from selfies to pledge support to #SaveKessab campaign
- Nile Rodgers and Pete Tong pay their respects to 'Godfather of House' Frankie Knuckles
- Angelina Jolie aims to end wartime sexual violence at London summit
- Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin split: Actress will reportedly join Coldplay on tour despite ‘Yoko Ono’ rumours
- Andy Murray opens first hotel: It’s service with a smile at the tennis ace's luxurious accommodation in Scotland
- Lorde posts unedited photo on Twitter and calls out Photoshopping: 'Flaws are OK'
- Johnny Depp interviewed by Iggy Pop: Punk icon's insulting first words to the actor are hilarious
- Zayn Malik dead hoax: Worst April Fools joke ever has fans – and Will Smith – up in arms
- Frankie Knuckles dead: Tributes pour in after 'Godfather of house' passes away, aged 59
- Study: Men who started smoking as boys could be more likely to father obese sons
- Mysteries of the human brain revealed as scientists release detailed 3D image of its genes and pathways
- 'Love hormone' oxytocin can actually make people more dishonest, scientists say
- Why do zebras have stripes? Biologists say they finally have the answer
- 'Save $400m by switching fonts': Unfortunately it won't work for the US government - or for you
- Urinating in swimming pools produces a chemical warfare agent... but it would take a lot of pee to create a deadly pool
- Researcher behind groundbreaking Japanese stem cell discovery found guilty of scientific misconduct
- Scientists working on human-to-dolphin translator report first successful interaction
- Scientists create the first lab-grown muscle that's 'as strong as the real thing'
- Scientists discover eighth colour of the rainbow
- Feeling disgustedly surprised? Scientists identify 21 facial expressions
- Lorenzo Semple Jr: Award-winning screenwriter who helped create camp 'Batman' TV series and co-wrote the film 'Papillon'
- Lakshmi Shankar: Vocalist who worked with her brother-in-law Ravi and sang on the soundtrack to Attenborough's 'Gandhi'
- Hobart Alter: Surfing pioneer whose cheap and lightweight 'Hobie' boards turned the sport into a global pursuit
- Professor Wyn Roberts: Noted authority on surface science who did seminal work on the interactions between gases and solids
- Rabbi Yousef Hamadani Cohen: Rabbi who devoted his life to representing the interests of Iran's Jewish community, one of the world's oldest
- Frankie Knuckles: DJ and producer whose work at the Warehouse club in Chicago made his name as 'the Godfather of House'
- Kate O'Mara: Actress whose feline beauty allowed her to play the vamp on TV but who also scored a string of successes on stage
- John Wilkinson: Conservative MP who fell out with John Major's government thanks to his opposition to Maastricht
- Lawrence Walsh: Lawyer who spent seven years leading the US government inquiry into the 1980s Iran-Contra scandal
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- It makes sense to reduce the number of GCSE high-flyers
- Britain's unpredictable weather defines the national character. It also means that onshore wind farms don't make sense
- Cornish surfers and their white-on-white racism – is that even possible?
- Usborne in the USA: How the Koch brothers, backed by the Supreme Court, threaten democracy
- Dubai's airport might be bigger than ours, but that doesn't make it better
- I admire Lorde and everyone who bares their make-up free face - but I can't seem do the same
- It’s time we realised that GDP growth isn’t everything, and that happiness – or the lack of it – also has an economic cost
- Why is the Law Society throwing its weight behind a regressive form of Islam?
- PMQs: More sport than seriousness in bad-tempered debate over privatisation
- The Syrian Opposition Coalition is not a lost cause. But we need more external support
- World Autism Awareness Day: Just because a person has a different way of communicating, it does not mean that they are impaired
- A single bullet from a sniper's rifle, but don't be so sure the six men it killed were 'Taliban'
- With ‘Rohingya’ not an option on census forms, Burma’s new democracy is facing an identity crisis
- Nigel Farage: In any armed conflict, why do our politicians rush to support the ‘rebels’?
- The suburbs are becoming uneasy as home-grown inequality turns the American Dream into the American nightmare
- Is television bad for kids? No more so than the theatre
- How on earth am I going to eat TEN portions of fruit and veg every day?
- Students want revenge at the ballot box - and Labour knows it
- Keeping Miliband out in the cold will haunt Tories
- Think Britain's obsessed with money? Try Dubai
- My parents have always voted Labour. But at the 2015 election, my first as a voting adult, I'll be marking a ballot for the Conservatives
- Avert your eyes, George. The Orwell Prize has become an establishment love-in
- Nuts magazine did women no favours - and its closure was long overdue
- I dated Ehud Olmert once. His ambition stood out, but the corruption was yet to come
- Muslims in the armed forces: A proud tradition
- i Editor's Letter: Giving voice to an unexpected opinion
- The human brain is the most complex structure in the universe. Let’s do all we can to unravel its mysteries
- If he succeeds, Manuel Valls will re-shape French socialism
- The BBC must not confuse climate change with politics
- It is easy to claim now that Royal Mail was underpriced. Without the benefit of hindsight, caution was justified
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- Sam Robson: England's opener in waiting?
- Tide turns against Ashley Giles as silence speaks volumes about English woe
- World Twenty20: West Indies captain Darren Sammy happy his 'six-hitters' have fallen in love with T20
- Jonathan Trott and Ashley Giles given ringing endorsements to rebuild England career after winter to forget
- Sacking Kevin Pietersen 'the correct thing to do,' insists England captain Alastair Cook
- World Twenty20: Windies through to semi-finals after thrashing Pakistan
- Jonathan Trott's Warwickshire return cut short as left-arm quick does trick again
- The Light Roller: Humiliated England need to escape from their box
- Michael Carberry hits out at England for unexplained dropping and reveals selectors haven't said a word to him since return from Australia
- Jonathan Trott ready for comeback over four months after he left ill-fated Ashes tour due to stress-related illness
- Grand National betting 2014: What impact does the handicap have when picking a winner?
- Grand National 2014: The New One seeks Cheltenham Festival consolation at Aintree
- Grand National betting 2014: Analysis of the winning distance market
- Grand National 2014: The story of Red Rum - the three-time winner
- Grand National 2014: Tony McCoy delaying decision on his ride at Aintree
- Grand National 2014: What makes Aintree race unique?
- Grand National betting 2014: Should I bet on a two and a half mile specialist?
- Monbeg Dude challenges to be Grand National favourite
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- Nest launches smart thermostat in the UK
- Shocking video shows a victim of domestic violence through the eyes of Google Glass
- Sony promises an end to the A4 notepad with flexible ‘Digital Paper’
- Google's Moto G helps Motorola take a foothold in the UK budget smartphone market
- Apple iPhone 6: Rumours of two new screen sizes, 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch
- BT’s monopoly on rural broadband a ‘government failure’, says Margaret Hodge
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- US student Kwasi Enin is first to successfully apply for places at all eight Ivy League universities
- Want to do better at exams? Take notes by hand - NOT on a laptop
- Tuition fee hike blamed as international students at UK universities fall by a quarter
- Birmingham students brave poor diet and worse hygiene to camp out in university library for charity for a week and counting
- April Fools round-up: This year's 'best' student media pranks
- £47,000 Queen Mary University of London name switch delayed after staff opposition
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 'Alien thigh bone' on Mars: Excitement from alien hunters at 'evidence' of extraterrestrial life
- 3 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 4 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 5 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27