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The Z1 Compact offers identical hardware to the S1, but shrinks the screen from 5 inches to 4.3 - David Phelan gives us the first full UK review

DJ Taylor: You can read anything into this list of books

The only unifying factor one could discern in the majority of novels was a hatred of journalists

It doesn't have to be this way

Tired of viruses, lost files and the 'blue screen of death'? In the first of two articles about waving goodbye to Windows, John Dodds switches to Apple's OSX

Tools Of The Trade: The 17LZ21 flat panel display from LG Electronics

From media to monitor, a multiple-choice unit

Susan Greenfield: One thing science can't change: human individuality

From the annual Jacob Bronowski lecture at Queen Mary, University of London, by the director of the Royal Institution

Tools Of The Trade: A portable projector for small businesses and freelancers

Put on a great show without blowing the budget

Scarborough versus the might of the Roman Empire: ah, if only

Eye witness: Everyone was a winner when Chelsea came to town

iPod is the Apple of HP's eye

The Thing Is: Apple iPod

Jemima Lewis: Let's admit it: we really prefer to work in an office

The griping of the office worker was never a sign of unhappiness - merely one of the rituals of the rat race

'Big, sexy and a lot of fun to work for'

After the slow take-up of her idea for a touch-screen kiosk, Georgia Hall saw the future in a faster and more flexible Net. The digital services agency she co-founded, Zinc, is now turning clients away

3-D virtual teachers built by researchers

RESEARCHERS HAVE developed a virtual teacher which will "float" behind a hi-tech lectern using a system so realistic its makers say staff will be able to move, talk, point at the blackboard and even fix pupils with their steely gaze.
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Seven Cities of Italy
Burgundy, the River Rhone & Provence
Prague, Budapest and Vienna
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Syrian conflict is the world's first 'climate change war', say scientists, but it won't be the last one

Climate change key in Syrian conflict

And it will trigger more war in future
How I outwitted the Gestapo

How I outwitted the Gestapo

My life as a Jew in wartime Berlin
The nation's favourite animal revealed

The nation's favourite animal revealed

Women like cuddly creatures whilst men like creepy-crawlies
Is this the way to get young people to vote?

Getting young people to vote

From #VOTESELFISH to Bite the Ballot
Poldark star Heida Reed: 'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'

Poldark star Heida Reed

'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'
The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

Netanyahu knows he can get away with anything in America, says Robert Fisk
Families clubbing together to build their own affordable accommodation

Do It Yourself approach to securing a new house

Community land trusts marking a new trend for taking the initiative away from developers
Head of WWF UK: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

David Nussbaum: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

The head of WWF UK remains sanguine despite the Government’s failure to live up to its pledges on the environment
Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Set in a mythologised 5th-century Britain, ‘The Buried Giant’ is a strange beast
With money, corruption and drugs, this monk fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’

Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

The first 'American Idol' winner on how she manages to remain her own woman – Jane Austen fascination and all
Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn