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Ashton Kutcher made a name for himself by pulling the wool over celebrities' eyes in the mischievous MTV show Punk'd, but the Hollywood actor may soon find himself under federal investigation if it is proven that he attempted to do the same to readers of the US magazine Details.

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Paris Hilton answers that age old question, why did God make celebrities?

Climate change forcing animals into mass move

Global warming is causing animals and plants to migrate further up mountains and away from the equator to avoid the higher temperatures associated with climate change, scientists have found in an exhaustive survey of nearly 1,400 species.

Intrigue over socialite's death as husband faces murder charge

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Beyonce Knowles is now hoping to "dedicate herself" to having children.

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Where are you reading your copy of i today? Perhaps you are picking us up for the first time boarding a BA plane to somewhere exotic. If so, welcome.

BBC sells 'Radio Times' and other titles

The commercial arm of the BBC yesterday secured a deal to sell off magazines including the Radio Times to the private equity company Exponent as part of a deal that will see the group land £121m.

Letter from the editor: The joys of a full English breakfast

It remains difficult to write about anything but the riots, which may be the result of my being away while they were taking place — but at least it saves you from my holiday stories.

Medical life: The tale of one chimp can teach us a lot about human cruelty

Home from a holiday at the weekend to a story of bad parenting. No, nothing to do with the riots. We went to see Project Nim, the distressing but wonderfully told story of the chimp raised by humans in the Seventies, in a supposedly scientific experiment, to see if it was possible to teach another species language.

Paris Hilton loses phone

Paris Hilton has lost two of her iPhones.

Call for 'sixth pillar' for EBaac

Music experts today launched a fresh appeal for the Government to revamp its flagship English Baccalaureate to include creative and cultural subjects.

Robert Robinson: Journalist, author and presenter of many popular radio and televison shows

It is hard to pin down with precision the quality that made Robert Robinson such a compelling broadcaster.

Sun, sand and style: Welcome to Turkey’s jet-set destination

The sophisticated Cesme Peninsula – for years the preserve of well-heeled locals – has begun to lure British travellers with the promise of a very different kind of Turkish beach holiday

'Independent' sales success

Sales of The Independent are on the rise.

Alice Jones: Beware the treachery of the cynically altered image

There's something deeply odd about Grazia's admission that it airbrushed Kate Middleton's waspy wedding waist for a cover story in May.

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