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Wednesday 02 May 2012
Detectives have arrested two people in connection with the theft of a hoard of Chinese art from a Cambridge museum.
Friday 20 April 2012
Four "Father Time" genes that help determine how fast we age have been uncovered by scientists.
Tuesday 17 April 2012
Nearly 500 jobs were under threat today after supermarket milk supplier Dairy Crest announced plans to close two dairies.
Thursday 12 April 2012
Does the recognisability of a place make it a more desirable place to live? That's the theory that a group of researchers from Cambridge University and Brazil's Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais are trying to put to the test. Their method is the creation of Urbanopticon – a game which puts the recognisability of London's streets to the test by picking up random locations from Google Street View and testing users to see if they can judge the location (or borough/Tube station) solely by landmarks/brick types and so on.
Sunday 08 April 2012
Event had to be restarted after demo – and then the drama really began
Saturday 17 March 2012
Experts fear they are fighting a losing battle as increasingly erratic conditions take their toll
Monday 27 February 2012
Plans for the first phase of a new town with a population of 10,000 have been submitted, a council has said.
Thursday 23 February 2012
The body of a mother who had been missing for more than six months has been found in Poland.
Wednesday 22 February 2012
Two private healthcare groups, Circle Holdings and Primary Health Properties, yesterday showed they are poised to capitalise on the Government's controversial NHS reforms.
Monday 20 February 2012
Transport group Stagecoach said today it will invest around £60 million in nearly 400 'greener' vehicles for its bus and coach fleet.
Saturday 11 February 2012
Ways to curb the rising cost of energy
Tuesday 07 February 2012
There are some lessons publishers never learn. When presenting a new author, editors have long been unable to avoid slipping in a phrase calculated to get up the noses of many in the room: "Of course, it doesn't hurt that he or (she) is very easy on the eye!" Simon & Schuster may not be guilty of such tactics, but that images of Benjamin Wood's beautiful hair and long eyelashes are becoming familiar is probably not regarded as a sales disincentive. But can this Lancashire-born creative-writing lecturer deliver the goods? Is The Bellwether Revivals worthy of the hype?
Thursday 02 February 2012
An "unholy mess" is how a joint editorial in the British Medical Journal, the Health Service Journal and the Nursing Times describes the effects of the Government's reforms of the NHS this week. It is just the latest salvo from the medical establishment in a campaign that has reached fever pitch. So fiercely are different vested interests resisting the changes, however – which are predicated on patient-centred GP commissioning of services – that campaigners may have allowed their attention to be diverted from a development that could alter health provision at least as radically as anything envisaged in the contentious Health and Social Care Bill.
Thursday 02 February 2012
Saturday 14 January 2012
Growing numbers of state schools are abandoning the GCSE exam in favour of its rival designed along the lines of the traditional O-level.
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
They are neither a 'state' nor 'Islamic': Why we shouldn't call them Isis, Isil or IS
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
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