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The most read people stories of 2015

From the man who hiked up the price of a HIV treating drug by 5,000 per cent to a 14-year old Muslim schoolboy who’s homework was suspected of being a bomb.

The most ridiculous stories about politicians in 2015

Politicians are usually painfully predictable creatures who fail to surprise and often disappoint. But this year's cohort proved they still have the ability to shock when some names appeared in headlines no-one could have anticipated (except perhaps for Charlie Brooker).

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Jeremy Corbyn’s recycled lines were rejected by Ed Miliband

In his first conference address as party leader, Jeremy Corbyn recycled lines that had been published by Richard Heller, a former adviser to Denis Healey. ​In an age of jobbing speechwriters, does it matter? Blair's biographer, John Rentoul, considers the question