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Maths A-grades for nine-year-old twins

Two nine-year-olds today became the youngest twins to achieve A grades in A-level advanced maths.

Swingers' case tests sexual limits in China

They were members of a modern-day swingers' club in China, where people met online and then gathered in homes or hotels for group sex parties involving dozens of men and women.

Johansson to star in lost Kubrick whodunnit

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Robin Milner: Pioneering computer scientist

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Father identifies suicide bomber

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