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
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
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'
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
- 1 Planes go hybrid-electric in important step to greener flight
- 2 Antonio Martin shooting: Mayor says there should be 'no comparison' to Ferguson
- 3 Antonio Martin shooting: Police and protesters clash over teenager's death just five miles from Ferguson, Missouri
- 4 Northern Lights above Britain: Stunning Aurora Borealis illuminates Northumberland sky on Christmas Eve
- 5 British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh