Day In a Page
Wednesday, 4 December 2013
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- Autumn Statement 2013: New space technology centre to be named after Peter Higgs, the father of the 'God particle'
- Can you conquer the hardest tongue twister ever created?
- Scientists sequence oldest human DNA from fossilised leg bone found in Spain
- Video: SpaceX launches satellite into orbit
- Nasa's Hubble telescope finds signs of water on five distant planets
- General Alfonso Armada: Soldier whose death means that the mysteries surrounding the 1981 attempted coup in Spain may never be solved
- Group Captain Ronnie Churcher: RAF bomber pilot who worked with Guy Gibson and served in the King's Flight and Queen's Flight
- Syd Field: Screenwriting guru whose alumni included Darabont and who first popularised the three-act structure
- Pedro Rocha: Stylish, languid midfielder and striker whose skill and goals took him to four World Cups with Uruguay
- Ahmed Fouad Negm: Poet whose revolutionary work inspired decades of leftist protest against Egypt's ruling elite
- Alvaro Maccioni: Chef and owner of La Famiglia restaurant who helped transform eating out in postwar Britain
- André Schiffrin: Literary editor whose departure from Random House sparked a protest by more than 200 writers
- Brian Hitchen: Admired and respected tabloid editor behind whose easy grin was a ruthless and indefatigable chaser of stories
- Murvin Junior Smith: Singer whose song 'Police and Thieves' struck a chord both in his native Jamaica and in 1970s London
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- Autumn Statement analysis: The Tories could fight an election tomorrow. Not so, Labour...
- World Cup draw: We had an empire, and now we can't even put one past the Slovenes!
- Please don’t turn Tom Daley into a role model
- Listless abandon: In defence of our obsession with the end-of-year list
- It’s the book-buying season. And no wonder, given the joy of a proper read
- Autumn Statement 2013: We need growth or the glimmer on the horizon will turn into a mirage
- Avoid online shopping and sales - get to the Christmas markets
- Elephant Appeal: Rangers call in the paras
- The EU has retired it's 'working definition' of anti-Semitism – it's about time
- It's not just the Government that has lost sight of homeless people. We have too
- How to clean up this dogs' mess we're in
- Autumn Statement will make the winter of old age colder and harder for today's young people
- On climate, we need a global carbon market with its own ‘federal reserve’
- Autumn Statement 2013: What George Osborne should have said...
- What have we learned from the Autumn Statement?
- I am depressed and I have decided to get help
- Google-perplexed: Why won't Android's next predictive dictionary help me sex-text?
- George Clooney's Esquire blunder
- Get well soon, Mr Woodcock. Your bravery should help break the depression taboo
- Economics Editor's Letter: Osborne's "Autumn Statement"
- PM backs our campaign to protect Africa’s elephants
- Sketch: Nigella Lawson, steely Queen of the Kitchen, dishes dirt on ‘Mr Saatchi’ as she settles old scores
- Usborne in the USA: Raising the minimum wage is the easiest way to help workers
- Twitter’s reach is global. Can the Attorney General control what's tweeted from Venezuela or Vietnam?
- Patriotism is not the same as spineless adoration of the Establishment
- Asda is offering workers Nativity leave this Christmas – the only problem is, it's unpaid
- I won't be invited on Desert Island Discs, but if I was, I've got it all planned out...
- PMQs: Are Clegg, Cameron and Osborne now leaders of the besieged centre?
- The value of professional journalism
- Super-ASBOs will make it super-easy to ban just about anything
- What even is affordable housing?
- The Pisa global league table overlooks cultural factors that incentivize learning
- i Editor's Letter: Shifting alliances
- Southern words are spreading... have you lost your Northern tongue?
- 5 ways elephants changed history: A brief history of stomping victories and disastrous reversals
- Autumn Statement 2013: The Twitter reaction
- So the Pope was a bouncer...5 other celebrities with surprising job history
- 10 things you need to know about elephant poaching
- Elephant Appeal: What do elephants do all day?
- Hate With Friends: Now you can find out who your Facebook frenemies are
- Debt or no debt: With deficit-reduction back on track, the Chancellor turns to the next election
- The balance is shifting in Syria, but the outlook is still grim
- A longer working life is to be celebrated, not deplored
- Marine A is guilty of an appalling murder. But Friday’s sentencing should reflect the wider context of the crime
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- Ashes 2013-14: England let slip their just reward for adopting spin twins
- Ashes 2013-14: Australia v England, Second Test, first day, tea match report - Bold start for England as choice of spinners pays off
- Ashes 2013-14: Top order fragile despite careful building
- Ashes 2013-14: Sweet Adelaide delivers Jimmy and his old chums from menace of Gabba
- Ashes 2013-14: Monty’s antics even manage to melt hearts of Australians
- Ashes 2013-14: England disappointed but not angry after three dropped catches allows Australia to edge day one
- Cricket Australia apologises for ‘racist’ Monty Panesar Teletubbies tweet
- New Zealand cricket players under investigation
- Ashes 2013/14: Alastair Cook will wait for Jonathan Trott’s ‘long journey back’
- Ashes 2013/14: 'England can stay at the top,' says departing managing director Hugh Morris
- The Light Roller: Every member of England’s line-up must perform in Adelaide
- Ashes 2013-14: Michael Clarke names England team (again) for second Test
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- Tesco tablet 2.0: Hudl to receive 'enhanced' update in 2014 as sales clear 300,000
- GravityLight: the gravity-powered lamp aiming to light the developing world for less
- NSA records 5 billion global mobile phone locations daily
- Aldi to enter budget tablet market with £79 Medion Lifetab
- Microsoft brands governments a 'persistent threat' alongside malware and cyber attacks
- Here come the bots: meet the seven types of robot that Google has purchased
- Google robots to battle Amazon's drones
- Two million passwords stolen from Facebook, Twitter and Google
- YotaPhone review: the dual-screen smartphone is coming to the UK
- Three introduces free roaming in US, confirms free 4G upgrade for customers this December
- Apple patents technology to allow devices to be controlled by their users’ faces
- PS4 sale in San Francisco ends in murder
- YotaPhone: Dual-screen 'always on' smartphone launches for €499 - featuring E Ink on the back, LCD on the front
- New reversible USB plug promises end to cable confusion
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- Top universities warn ‘quality’ is at risk with more students
- It’s happening: George Osborne admits Tories will privatise student loans
- National outcry as Sussex indefinitely suspends five students for peaceful protest
- Leeds 'Freshers’ Violation' club to close following intense student pressure
- Autumn Statement 2013: Chancellor guarantees funding for 30,000 student places next year
- Video: Students 'punched and dragged to the ground by their hair' as police break up demonstration
- Liverpool students occupy campus buildings in solidarity with staff strikes
- What’s in a strike? On the picket lines at the University of Southampton
- Hundreds of classes cancelled across the UK as university staff strike again
- 'Lad culture' consultation finds women afraid to visit their university library for fear of appearing on Facebook 'spotted' pages
- 'Oxbridge doesn't have enough black students,' says American civil rights legend Jesse Jackson
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
Were 'Poor Doors' added to mixed developments so wealthy residents don't have to go in alongside social housing tenants?
- 1 'Women should not laugh in public,' says Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister in morality speech
- 2 The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
- 3 Is Ebola coming to Britain? UK health officials issue warning to doctors as outbreak fears grow
- 4 Richard Dawkins says 'date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse' on Twitter
- 5 Danish TV reporter is all business up top, all party down below