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The Pope banned Machiavelli's <em><b>The Prince</b></em> in 1559 for promoting anti-Christian beliefs. It is a political manifesto, examining power structures and promoting military rule, which Machiavelli wrote in 1513 but which was only published after his death.

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1. The father of which singer and songwriter, who released an album last month, fought in the First World War?

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1. What is the cost of a 1st class UK stamp?

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1. Which actress had a lion called Winston Churchill and a monkey called King Kong?

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1. Who is the Church of England's only saint?

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1. Which group, who had UK chart hits in the '50s, '60s and '70s, and currently exists in two versions, has had more than 60 members?

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1. Which Hollywood Western actor was partly educated at Dunstable Grammar School in Bedfordshire?

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1. The novels 'The Conservationist', 'Holiday', 'The English Patient' and 'Sacred Hunger'. What's the link?

10 best torches

From pocket powerhouses to versatile flashlights, here are illuminators for the whole family’s dark-night needs

6 best teeth-whitening kits

Want a whiter smile without a costly treatment? Try one of these DIY options to use in the comfort of your own bathroom

10 best lip balms

Keep smackers soft, moisturised and hydrated in the chill.  IndyBest puckers up to test winter skin-savers for all

5 best fitness apps for iPhone

From a personal trainer in your pocket to zombie running games, we test iPhone apps to help you keep those resolutions this January

13 best adults' snow boots

Don’t slip up during the next cold snap or on a wintery holiday. We find footwear for everything from frost to foot-deep adventures

10 best walking jackets

10 best women's walking jackets

If you’re heading on a wintery hike, make sure you’re protected from the elements. IndyBest finds cover-ups for outdoor adventures

10 best kitchen scales

Keep things perfectly measured when you’re cooking this year. IndyBest weighs in on the most accurate and chef-friendly gadgets

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1. When the First Division became the Premier League in 1992 it contained three original members of the Football League. Which ones?

12 best women’s dressing gowns

From super-soft fleecy pieces to oriental-inspired kimonos, IndyBest tries some gowns to see you through  dark January mornings

10 best sledges

Get prepared for snow day with our pick of the best sledges that will have you whooshing down those slopes in no time

10 best healthy-eating cook books

Begin 2015 as you mean to go on: by eating and living well. Here are some recipe collections to kick-start your efforts

10 best corkscrews

Whatever you’re drinking tonight, uncork the bottle in style. IndyBest tests the top gadgets for oenophiles

10 best calendars for 2015

Get the New Year off to a great start and keep on track all year with a functional and fabulous calendar

10 best diaries

With just two days to go until the new year, IndyBest finds stationery to keep you organised in 2015

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Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
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MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee
World War Z author Max Brooks honours WW1's Harlem Hellfighters in new graphic novel

Max Brooks honours Harlem Hellfighters

The author talks about race, legacy and his Will Smith film option to Tim Walker
Why the league system no longer measures up

League system no longer measures up

Jon Coles, former head of standards at the Department of Education, used to be in charge of school performance rankings. He explains how he would reform the system
Valentine's Day cards: 5 best online card shops

Don't leave it to the petrol station: The best online card shops for Valentine's Day

Can't find a card you like on the high street? Try one of these sites for individual, personalised options, whatever your taste
Diego Costa: Devil in blue who upsets defences is a reminder of what Liverpool have lost

Devil in blue Costa is a reminder of what Liverpool have lost

The Reds are desperately missing Luis Suarez, says Ian Herbert
Ashley Giles: 'I'll watch England – but not as a fan'

Ashley Giles: 'I'll watch England – but not as a fan'

Former one-day coach says he will ‘observe’ their World Cup games – but ‘won’t be jumping up and down’
Greece elections: In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza

Greece elections

In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza, says Patrick Cockburn
Holocaust Memorial Day: Nazi victims remembered as spectre of prejudice reappears

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Fortitude and the Arctic attraction: Our fascination with the last great wilderness

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The Arctic has always exerted a pull, from Greek myth to new thriller Fortitude. Gerard Gilbert considers what's behind our fascination with the last great wilderness