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Tuesday, 17 December 2013
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- Six US soldiers killed in helicopter crash in Afghanistan
- M&S toy packaging to be gender neutral
- Society cares too much about how politicians look, says David Schneider
- 5,000 years of scrounging: Scientists discover world’s earliest evidence of cats living off humans
- 'The reaction to my vaginal knitting shows society is still telling a woman what to do with her body'
- Gardner Hathaway: Intelligence officer whose resourcefulness during the Cold War made him highly esteemed by his colleagues
- Audrey Totter: Star of 1940s film noir and 'B' films who portrayed the genres' classic dangerous women to brittle perfection
- Ray Price: Singer and songwriter whose stylistic shifts and smooth baritone were perpetually influential in the country scene
- Jim Hall: Jazz guitarist whose subtly powerful style led Pat Metheny to acclaim him as 'the father of modern guitar playing'
- Joan Fontaine: Oscar-winner who became almost as well-known for a lifelong feud with her sister Olivia De Havilland
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- Pussy Riot: A beacon of hope in Russia’s dark days
- The sad and puzzling story of Abbas Khan, the British doctor found dead in Syrian jail
- Sending homosexual delegates to Sochi doesn't begin to address Russia's gay rights crisis
- David Cameron says 'Mission Accomplished,' but are Afghanistan veterans really 'proud'?
- World Cup 2014: Why Germany's beachside resort may signal a happy holiday to come
- Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
- There's plenty to admire in Colin Farrell's passion for Elizabeth Taylor - and the age gap isn't so very inexplicable
- Plastic currency is the future. But I can't be the only one who'll mourn the paper bank note
- I owed it to myself, and my daughter, to put M&S right on the toys it sells
- Logging has allowed poachers to pick off the African forest elephant at their will
- What I've learned from a year without alcohol - and why I'm going back
- Elephant Appeal: Every 30 minutes, an elephant is poached for its ivory
- We must not normalise food banks. Their proliferation is a mark of shame on this country
- For the sake of a better Thailand, we must put our differences aside
- PMQs: Miliband gives tour-de-force demonstration of how not to do it
- Ronnie Biggs: It was our romantic attachment to crime that turned the Great Train Robber into a star
- At this rate, elephants will be wiped out within 10 years
- To all those offended by Lady Gaga’s dancing, Jennifer Lopez’s leotard and Archbishop Atkinson: Get a grip!
- The real gift to the younger generation this year would be solving the productivity puzzle
- ‘Mission accomplished’ in Afghanistan? No, just a diversion from Catherine the Great
- Barbies for girls, cars for boys? Let toys be toys and get them gender neutral presents this Christmas
- The human cost of the demand for ivory
- Five facts about elephants in circuses you need to know
- Sound and fury: Saudi Arabia’s concerns over Syria are not necessarily the same as ours
- Fears unfounded: The public debate is becoming ever more xenophobic, but the reality is that foreign workers are good for Britain
- Lord Hanningfield's expenses pose a question with no easy answer
- The Airports Commission was meant to provide answers. But one year on, the questions remain
- Reformed drug addicts as specialist magistrates? Why not?
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- Ashes 2013-14: Australia regain Ashes with limp England showing stamp of terminal decline
- Ashes 2013-14: Andy Flower to put off England revolution for now but is likely to oversee it next year
- Australia reclaim Ashes from England in Perth: Third Test, day five – as it happened
- The Light Roller: Forget recriminations, England need to look to the future after losing the Ashes
- Ashes 2013-14: England coach Andy Flower must decide if he is still up to the job, declares Geoffrey Boycott
- Ashes 2013-14: Five things for England to urgently look at before the Fourth Test in Melbourne
- Ashes 2013-14: England need evolution not revolution if they are to win back the Ashes in 2015
- Ashes 2013-14 - the Aussie Angle: The yin and yang of Australia coach Darren Lehmann
- Ashes 2013-14: Alastair Cook admits England 'haven't been good enough' and will consider captaincy
- Ashes 2013-14: Michael Clarke compares victory to 5-0 whitewash
- Ashes 2013-14 podcast: The day England lost the Ashes
- Ashes 2013-14: Geoffrey Boycott claims England selectors 'have cocked it up big time' after losing the Ashes to Australia
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- Apple's top games of 2013: Candy Crush Saga, Minecraft and Temple Run 2 make the grade
- Gold-plated Xbox One on sale for £6000
- Facebook 'self-censorship': study records when you don't post to find more ways to share
- Facebook: autoplaying ads to appear in users’ news feeds
- Interactive: watch the world’s winds swirl across the globe in real time
- Paul Walker, iPhone 5s and 'Royal Baby' are Google Zeitgeist most searched for 2013
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- Tuition fees no object: Record numbers of students enrol at UK universities
- Kim Jong-un's nephew 'under police protection' at his exclusive university in France
- Harvard bomb scare was a hoax, investigators say
- Police officer filmed allegedly punching a student will not face disciplinary action, Met confirms
- Red flag: Cambridge students vote to remove Soviet flag from their bar
- Universities minister David Willetts: Student loan sell-off is 'perfectly possible'
- Scottish universities have the cheapest cost of living in the UK
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British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'
- 1 The Boy in the Dress, TV review: David Walliams' Boxing Day treat is a celebration of being different
- 2 Exclusive: Abusers using spyware apps to monitor partners reaches 'epidemic proportions'
- 3 Andy Murray takes to Twitter to show off his Christmas jumper
- 4 Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'
- 5 Top 10 travel destinations for 2015: From Haiti and Alaska to Namibia and Iceland