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Generation Abstemious: How not drinking took hold

Time was when to be young and not drink was unusual, to say the least. Not any more. Oscar Quine goes non-alcoholic with Generation Abstemious and finds out why they've turned their backs on booze

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.

Acceptance speeches: Say it in five words

Tonight is the 17th annual Webby Awards, which are almost as famous for their five-word acceptance speeches as they are for the websites rewarded for their excellence.

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Letter from the editor: Great Expectations

The BBC is expected to begin filming the opening scenes of its adaptation of Great Expectations today, on the marshlands of Tollesbury, near Maldon (where the salt comes from).