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Wednesday, 17 July 2013
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- Self-replicating alien space probes could already be in our solar system, say mathematicians
- Is it natural for humans to make war? New study of tribal societies reveals conflict is an alien concept
- Surgical 'smart' knife that detects tumours could curb spread of cancer
- Scientists switch off chromosome for first time, raising hope for possible Down's treatment
- Gas cloud 'stretched like spaghetti' by supermassive black hole
- New study shows how inflicting pain in religious festivals increases charitable giving
- 'Big nosed horned face': The literally named and slightly more unusual looking species of dinosaur discovered in Utah
- Margaret Jackson: Personal assistant at the heart of the Special Operations Executive
- Isaac Arenal: Victim of Franco's brutal regime
- David Collins: Designer of some of London's finest bars and restaurants
- Ray Butt: Television producer best known as the guiding force of 'Only Fools and Horses'
- Richard Marlow: Charismatic and ground-breaking choral conductor
- Lives remembered: Jean Broughton
- Amar Bose: Pioneer of high-end audio technology
- Gwyn Hanssen Pigott: Potter whose work was acclaimed for its clarity and calmness
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- A line on the bar floor. Women not allowed to cross it. That’s golf for you
- Stewart Lee and funny ghost writers: Comedy is about sincerity as well as laughter
- There is no ‘golden age’ for Malala to return to in Pakistan
- The Zimmerman trial showed an exciting new approach to murder cases: put the victim on trial
- Alexei Navalny's conviction isn't proof that Putin is too strong - rather it shows the opposition is too weak
- The Apprentice: But Leah – what do I do if I suffer a Looking Older emergency?
- Boston suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Rolling Stone: Cover stars don’t have to be heroes
- Yes, we need to take down cosmetic surgery cowboys. But the Apprentice's Leah Totton won't be the first to try
- On one side, Malala. Allied on the other - the Taliban and tax avoidance
- British arms sales: A step towards transparency, but many more are needed
- We own the royal baby - perhaps that's why he/she doesn't want to come out yet
- Less stabbing, less burglary and less vandalism: Crime may be falling, but it's not a Tory victory
- Has your child racked up a sky-high iPad bill? Parents, take some responsibility
- Maria Miller vs the BBC: Tackling sexism in sports coverage is quite the set of hurdles
- A pill that does the exercise for you? Let's hope lazy, overweight people don't take advantage
- Smoke, but no fire: Labour should stop banging on about Lynton Crosby
- What did I learn from editing a national newspaper? Don't believe what people tell you
- The spirit of the Games lives on
- Let my three-year-old play - not sit exams
- Cameron wants to reform the NHS. But it was his government that handed over the levers
- Heatwave: Spring was freezing. Summer’s boiling. We’d better get used to these surprises
- It’s clear who should be running Egypt: this genius of a 12-year-old
- Gay Marriage Bill: This has been a wonderful day. I only wish the 14-year-old me could have seen it
- Gay marriage does not end discrimination
- An extra year in school would be great for the poorest pupils - if only they could afford it
- The military slogan ‘Train Hard, Fight Easy’ is more than just rhetoric – as the latest deaths show
- Teachers are only human - any school reform measures must take account of this
- Trident: Does Britain need a submarine-based nuclear missile system that will cost £100 billion?
- Britain, the EU and the Commonwealth
- Maria Miller and the Open: what kind of message do men-only golf clubs send out?
- Happy Mandela Day: 67 minutes of charitable acts for 67 years of public service
- In! Out! OBR shakes it all about on immigration
- After Tesco tells customers to keep their clothes on, where is no-shirt a no-go?
- Do we need Trident?
- The Queen legalises gay marriage - Twitter celebrates
- Apprentice final: the cockiest ever quotes
- Poll: Were Rolling Stone right to put Boston suspect Tsarnaev on the cover?
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- Tour de France 2013: Chris Froome survives late energy crisis to increase lead
- Tour de France 2013: Stage 19 preview - video
- In pictures: Tour de France 2013 - Stage 18
- Tour de France 2013: Chris Froome surprises himself to claim stage hat-trick
- Tour de France 2013: Alpe d’Huez – so good they’re climbing it twice
- Tour de France 2013: Stage 18 preview - video
- On The Road at the Tour de France: Chris Froome’s stage win on Mont Ventoux was electric
- Tour de France 2013: Why is it we love Sir Bradley Wiggins yet find current British Tour de France leader Chris Froome hard to warm to?
- Ashes 2013: England’s captain Alastair Cook ignores history to focus on here and now
- Ashes 2013: Lord's Day One - the best bits
- Ashes 2013: The Queen makes an appearance at Lord's - but can only stay for an hour
- Ashes 2013 - England batsmen tumble: Second Test, Day One in pictures
- Ashes 2013: England v Australia 2nd Test – as it happened
- Ashes 2013: Stuart Broad can handle being ‘hate figure’ says captain Alastair Cook
- Ashes 2013: Former pace bowler Bob Willis happy to be overtaken by James Anderson ‘the magician’
- Dean Jones: Mickey Arthur should be looking at his own failings not revealing Aussie splits
- Ashes 2013: How England’s fielding guru Richard Halsall helps catch out the opposition
- Ashes 2013: Brad Haddin insists there is 'no feud' between Michael Clarke and Shane Watson
- Angus Fraser on the Ashes: Wouldn’t cricket be better off without DRS until the wrinkles are ironed out?
- Ashes 2013: Matt Prior - 'I asked Brad Haddin if he had edged it... he nodded'
- Adam Gilchrist: DRS would have denied us all that magical finish in 2005
- Round-up: Phil Jaques and Alex Lees score tons for Yorkshire
- The Open 2013: Latest report from the first round at Muirfield
- The Open 2013: Rory McIlroy says after shocking round of 79 - 'I'm walking around there and I'm unconscious'
- The Open 2013: Muirfield’s majestic links will offer major challenge
- James Lawton at The Open 2013: Rory McIlroy tells Sir Nick Faldo - there’s more to life than chasing the majors
- The Open 2013: Rory McIlroy makes clear his does not share Muirfield's attitude towards women members
- The Open 2013: Ian Poulter labels course at Muirfield 'a joke'
- The Open 2013: Justin Rose aims for double Open triumph to lay ghost of Sir Nick Faldo at Muirfield
- The Open 2013: Graeme McDowell expects organisers to be 'a little bit evil' amid fine conditions
- The Open 2013: Phil Mickelson fancies double Scotch
- James Lawton: Can Justin Rose call on a little of Andy Murray's magic and make it successive majors at the Open?
- The Open 2013: Only the truly kingly need apply for the crown in East Lothian
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- Bush, Anarchism and Muhammad: The most fought-over Wikipedia articles revealed
- Apple patents show 'iOS in the Car' plans are still on track
- Women own majority of UK's tablets for first time
- Nokia posts operating loss of €115 million despite rising Lumia sales
- HTC launches new One Mini smartphone with pre-order price of £379.99
- Are you smarter than a supercomputer? 4-year-olds are
- In pictures: HMS Queen Elizabeth (the Royal Navy's largest ship) nears completion
- Review round-up: Logic Pro X keeps the professionals happy
- Oculus Rift CEO wants to give away his VR headset for free
- Google Glass hacked by a simple QR code: New tech means new exploits
- OK Glass: The story behind Google's 'hotword' and the rejected alternatives
- Video: Urine-powered mobile phone charger lets you spend a penny to make a call
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Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more