i In the frame: Eileen Cooper accuses the art world of failing women

Meet Eileen Cooper: she wants to shake up the art world.

Eckoh lands Royal Mail extension

Speech recognition specialist Eckoh has landed a two-year contract with a major client, believed to be the Royal Mail.

The business on... David Yu, Chief executive, Betfair

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Gain or drain? How study abroad affects our economy

Far from depriving the UK of valuable talent, 'graduate migration' can offer many benefits, says Jessica Moore

Video: Unusual Jeapardy contestant

IBM's 'Watson' supercomputer competes against top human competitors on 'Jeopardy' to test the use of artificial intelligence .

Postgrad Queries: Do I need a Masters to get an IT job? Are there any logistics qualifications?

Q. I'm a first-year undergraduate in computer science, and am already wondering if this will be enough to get me a job in IT at the end. Is it usually necessary these days to have a Masters degree to go straight into a job? If so, is it better to go for a general IT Masters, or to specialise?

Stephen Foley: Searching question Google can't answer

US Outlook: Was Google's move this week to give every employee a 10 per cent pay rise a bold tactical move in the "war for talent", or was it surrender?

'Technophobia determined in the womb'

A fear of using technology could be determined before we are even born, scientists revealed today.

Top universities could charge £15,000 a year

Students may have to pay £15,000 a year to go to top universities if a radical plan to overhaul the fees system is accepted by ministers.

Revenge of the nerds: Should we listen to futurists or are they leading us towards ‘nerdocalypse’?

They're building robots, they're making us immortal, they're hanging out with Stevie Wonder and getting off on fruit-fly porn. These are the visionary thinkers who can make our future bright, and these are the ties that bind them. But are they leading us all towards 'nerdocalypse'?

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

<i>Lunatic at Large</i>, found by the director's son-in-law, is to be filmed later this year

Robin Milner: Pioneering computer scientist

Robin Milner was a great man, an inspiring colleague, and a dear friend. He died suddenly of a heart attack, when walking with his daughter to see her off at Cambridge station, just three days after the funeral of his much-loved wife, Lucy.

Father identifies suicide bomber

A 28-year-old computer science teacher has been identified by her family as the second of two female suicide bombers who killed dozens of people on the Moscow metro a week ago, according to a Russian newspaper.

59p stethoscope on iPhone proves a hit

The stethoscope, the 200-year-old accessory without which no doctor is complete, could soon be replaced by the humdrum mobile phone.

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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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Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
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MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
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Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
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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

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

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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

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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’
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In times like these, the EU has far more dangerous adversaries than Syriza, says Patrick Cockburn
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Holocaust Memorial Day

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