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Wednesday, 15 October 2008
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- Neal Hefti: Celebrated jazz arranger who wrote for Count Basie and Woody Herman – and the theme music for 'Batman'
- Pehr Henrik Nordgren: Modernist composer who incorporated folk music into his work and relished his artistic freedom
- Eric Longworth: Actor best known for playing the town clerk in 'Dad's Army'
- Tim Fortescue: Conservative MP and marketing man who later led the Food and Drink Industries Council
- Guillaume Depardieu: Troubled actor who emerged from the shadow of his famous father
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- Hold it! £1m house draw postponed
- Queen pops down the road to visit Google
- The Big Question: Why are Channel Tunnel repairs taking so long and is it still vulnerable?
- McCann friends win 'substantial' libel payout
- Three-year police pay deal agreed
- 'Green suffragette' is freed despite breach of bail conditions
- Bus passenger breaks neck falling off seat
- Torquay hoodie ban for Asbo teenagers
- Foreign drivers caught in road tax crackdown
- Judge: 'You're a criminal, you'll be safe in Somalia'
- 'Glasgow plotter asked for loan,' court told
- Fastest rise in UK jobless total for 17 years
- Rail overcrowding will worsen - and fares rise
- John Rentoul: Ken, Boris and race">John Rentoul: Ken, Boris and race
- Today in Politics: The man who saved the world">Today in Politics: The man who saved the world
- Today in Politics: Bouncy Brown bombards Brussels">Today in Politics: Bouncy Brown bombards Brussels
- Tories target 'irresponsible' Brown over jobs
- Men taken to hospital after funeral brawl
- Murdered girl 'made desperate 999 call'
- Hannah may have scratched murderer, court told
- Man stabbed in "racially aggravated attack"
- Two arrested over 1997 murder after web appeal
- Muslim convert 'intended to martyr' himself
- Muslim convert admits botched attack
- Teenage killer admits cutting up woman and dumping her in sea
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- US shares plunge 8% as recession fears take hold
- Supermarkets return to 99.9p petrol
- Wall Street humiliated by nationalisation of banks
- Treasury mulls U-turn on Lloyds TSB dividends
- Lloyds TSB hopeful of securing Treasury approval to ease terms of capital injection
- Consumers still waiting for full oil price benefits
- Fears send London shares crashing
- Pubs group highlights cost pressures
- Inflation reached 16-year high of 5.2% in September
- Brown: Financial crisis plan will work
- EU backs proposals to ease 'mark to market' accounting rules
- Attorney General tells AIG: 'The party's over'
- Tracker mortgage rates soar
- Be honest about bailout impact, Darling warned
- Money markets ease again but recovery remains muted
- Funding plans for bailout revealed
- Northern Rock drops legal claim against ex-directors
- Credit crisis diary: Are the lights about to go out across Europe?
- Masters of the universe but not of their own destiny
- Warm words for Icelandic boom return to haunt Salmond
- Credit crisis diary: Your chance to bring Darling to book
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- Education Letters: Calling public schools elitist is just a lazy stereotype
- Big sky thinking: Why home schooling must be saved from the bureaucrats
- Alan Smithers: School admissions is the real issue
- Education Quandary: 'We are moving in the new year. How can we choose a primary school with no league tables?'
- Would you rather be a novel or a poem?
- Would you rather be a seedless or "non-seedless" grapefruit?
- What would you do if you were a magpie?
- Can history stop the next war?
- Instead of politicians, why don't we let the managers of IKEA run the country?
- Do you think you're clever?
- Winners on and off the pitch: How Loughborough acquired a reputation for academic excellence
- If my friend locks me in a room, and says I am free to come out whenever I like so long as I pay £5, is this a deprivation of liberty?
- How would you poison someone without the police finding out?
- Why is it a disadvantage for humans to have two legs?
- How many monkeys would you use in an experiment?
- Why is there salt in the sea?
- Describe this mug to me, imagining that I am an alien on the other end of the telephone?
- Is it morally wrong to attempt to climb a mountain?
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- Kate Allen: Ten years on from Pinochet's arrest, dictators are no longer safe">Kate Allen: Ten years on from Pinochet's arrest, dictators are no longer safe
- Sophie Morris: Let little girls dream, while they still can
- Michael Rawlins: Statistics can help, but doctors must also use their judgement
- Anne Penketh: The French intellectual still rules, OK
- Ben Chu: Blame governments for this one? Nonsense">Ben Chu: Blame governments for this one? Nonsense
- Jane Merrick: PMQs - Harman fluffs it">Jane Merrick: PMQs - Harman fluffs it
- Sean O'Grady: Which kind of downturn?">Sean O'Grady: Which kind of downturn?
- Raymond Whitaker: Is this the end of the ANC?">Raymond Whitaker: Is this the end of the ANC?
- Robin Mackenzie: Better information would make death so much easier for all of us
- Guy Adams: Music to the ears of local politicians
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- England keep their heads to maintain perfect start
- Rooney revels in free-scoring form
- Domenech to stay with France
- Beckham: Capello's England more serious
- Boyd hits back at Burley comments
- Capello keeps feet on the ground
- Pearce has praise for Young Lions
- Arshavin helps Russia to feast on Finnish errors
- Welsh wonder boy Ramsey 'will go all the way'
- Broadfoot remains positive about abilities of Burley
- Capello: 'Rooney is playing well, he is having a magic time'
- France back Domenech 'until 2010'
- Cahill and Emerton spark the soaring Socceroos
- SFA considered life ban for Boyd
- England left hanging on by red card
- Rooney scores twice to maintain England's perfect start
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- Apple announcement: MacBook RAM-ifications
- The Life Browser: Today's links go two by two...">The Life Browser: Today's links go two by two...
- Cyberclinic: How loud is your iPod?">Cyberclinic: How loud is your iPod?
- Apple's announcement: Aluminium every-thin
- The Life Browser: Burnout election">The Life Browser: Burnout election
- The Ten Best Flatscreen TVs
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More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
- 1 BBC told new political editor must be 'impartial' with Nick Robinson reportedly stepping down
- 2 Humans of New York image of crying gay teen receives best response yet from Ellen DeGeneres
- 3 Number of young homeless people in Britain is 'more than three times the official figures'
- 4 Motorists taunt suicidal woman on bridge and tell her to 'get on with it'
- 5 The map showing the most dangerous tourist destinations in Europe, according to the Foreign Office