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Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez was known affectionately as 'Gabo'

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Mad Men returns for a final fling

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Google finds a lift into space will never get off the ground as there is no material strong enough for a cable from Earth into orbit

Google finds a lift into space will never get off the ground

Technology giant’s scientists say there is no material strong enough for a cable from Earth into orbit