Day In a Page
Wednesday, 24 October 2012
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- Breakthrough: Scientists produce early-stage embryos by transferring genes between unfertilised human eggs, in bid to eliminate inherited mitochondrial diseases
- The tree-climbing girl who turns the history of man on its head
- Revealed: The serious science behind a baby's laugh
- Identifying the brain's own facial recognition system
- John Connelly: Winger who won the league with Burnley and Manchester United
- Walter Harrison: Labour whip whose efforts did much to keep the party in power in the 1970s
- Mike Morris: Presenter who helped put TV-am on to an even keel
- Dick McBride: One of the last of the Beat poets
- Stanford Ovshinsky: Pioneering inventor
- Russell Means: American Indian activist and actor
- Svetozar Gligoric: Grandmaster who challenged Soviet dominance
- Flight Lieutenant William Walker: The oldest surviving pilot from the Battle of Britain
- Claude Cheysson
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- Is it sad that I find the US elections so enthralling?
- If Jeremy Paxman has decided to stop wearing ties to work, that must mean they're back in fashion
- A 'Black Players' Association' won't end racism in football
- Rached Ghannouchi says he doesn’t want an Islamic state in Tunisia. Can he prove his critics wrong?
- Is the perfect day different for men and women?
- There is no ‘unishambles’ in education
- Can everyone please calm down about child abuse?
- The financial crisis requires international thinking. Our leaders just aren't up to it
- From Leveson to Jimmy Savile: our love for public inquiries is more about entertainment than truth
- It's A-Levels, not GCSEs, Mr Gove ought to worry about
- If the City of London loses the trust of the people it serves, whether home or abroad, it's finished
- Never mind Julia Gillard, is there no end to the insults they'll throw at opponents Down Under?
- Children in care: When a child’s home is provided by the state, they should be able to feel safe
- The government must be stopped from silencing people with mental illness
- If we don't contain Britain's burgeoning feral cats, the rest of our wildlife will suffer the consequences
- Hamish McRae: GDP figures show Britain is out of recession - but there are both positives and negatives in the data
- Putting money straight in the pockets of Syrian refugees may be the best way to help
- Islam gets a bad press, but there are many stories our media doesn't tell
- GDP figures show Britain is out of recession - but there are both positives and negatives in the data
- Who will speak up for couples without children?
- After woman sells virginity for $780,000, here are the results of our prostitution survey
- Newsnight, Savile, and why it's BBC managers rather than journalists who deserve our scorn
- Why are they trending? The UK, Olympics, #gdp, Eid, Windows 8
- Banana skins and picking daffodils: The most ridiculous council fines
- Sketch: Cameron wanted good news, but got unearthly silence
- Work for your pension? That’s a bit rich, my Lord
- If you can’t say what’s in it, don’t eat it
- Politicians of all hues want more local democracy. But do any of them know what it actually means?
- If you ask me...the Newsnight editor was right, what woman doesn’t love having her reputation ruined?
- My chance to worship at the feet of the great nature writer Ronald Blythe
- Some sins remove you from the guest list. Others just don’t matter
- Why does the notion of human rights get such a bad press in Britain?
- The GDP figures say Britain is out of recession. But keeping our economy growing won't be easy
- For interns, or the young and out of work, E4's ‘The Work Experience’ was painful viewing
- Standardised food labels won't end 'calorie confusion'
- What it's like to be gay in the world's most homophobic country
- Caitlin Moran's comments are just one example. Too often our media sees only shades of white
- ‘Girls’ is not diverse, not feminist and not empowering
- Never mind Skyfall and Daniel Craig; James Bond has always been stylish, insecure, and a bit rubbish
- Our shock is not enough. Malala's attackers must be brought to justice
- Print journalism is becoming a luxury few can afford
- Teaching our children to ‘read’ and ‘write’ – the case for computer science
- Electronically tracking kids is paranoid parenting
- The values of Democracy 15 will come from our supporters. Are these a good starting point?
- Why are they trending? #iMac, #ipadmini, James Bond
- Spearmint Rhino's 24 hour strip club and Page 3 - you're not about 'choice' for women
- Mitt Romney's Gulf gaffe just a ripple in this cliffhanger of a contest
- Why I refuse to wear wool
- The Exorcist as an 80s sitcom
- Phwoar! Dirty Prince Harry is Tatler's Man of the Year for 2012!
- National Review Editors defend Richard Mourdock on abortion
- ‘Food in teeth’ tops most embarrassing moments on first date
- Hey! You look fabulous, says Emergency Compliment website
- VIDEO: Matrix director stuns gala crowd with transgender coming out tale
- New Chief Whip is proud pleb
- The price of virginity? $780,000 (or $3,000, if you're a man)
- James Bond's best gadgets
- Neanderthals vs. Humans: Who would win in a fight?
- Did Trenton Oldfield deserve six months?
- Top ten weirdest mobile phone insurance claims
- Suspected clown paedophile in band called The Core Of Your Nightmares
- The New Yorker endorses Barack Obama
- Skeleton of elderly man found in bed (in pyjamas) who died at least 15 years ago
- Popular kids in high-school will earn higher wages
- Is Donald Trump going to leak Obama divorce papers?
- Lap dances aren't art, folks
- Paranormal Activity, not Madagascar 3, shown to audience of toddlers
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- Mark Webber 'not pulling over for anyone', including team-mate Sebastian Vettel
- Ferrari promise 'aggressive approach' in bid to land Fernando Alonso the F1 title
- Lewis Hamilton ends stand off with McLaren team principal Ron Dennis
- Title rivals Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso in confident mood ahead of Indian Grand Prix
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- Simon Calder: Gunners’ own goal: taking to the air for a Canaries clash
- Holidaymakers braced for Jamaica hurricane
- Cruising: More than the bare necessities at sea
- Get me out of here: Edinburgh, Saint Lucia, South Africa
- With air fares to Canada sky-high, can you save by travelling there via the USA?
- Deals of the week: Vietnam, New York, New Forest
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Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
- 1 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 2 Tower Bridge glass walkway 'smashed' by night-time visitor dropping bottle of beer
- 3 Anti-gay hate preacher accidentally tweets 4,000 followers cartoon clip of him 'confessing' to be a 'homosexual sodomite'
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'