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Terror group 'planned to behead Canadian premier'

The 17 men and youths arrested on terror charges in Canada at the end of last week had plans that extended to storming the parliament buildings in Ottawa, taking over television studios and beheading the country's newly elected Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, it has been alleged.

Risk-taking is fine, gambling is not

Investing people's money carries huge responsibility, but the rewards are equally great

kd lang: Waterfront Hall, Belfast

She's got the voice, the songs - now all kd needs is a super furry animal...

kd lang: Just hear my song

On the eve of her UK tour, kd lang tells Fiona Sturges why she has turned her back on the showbiz world of celebrity

Album: Leonard Cohen

Dear Heather, COLUMBIA

The new legends of Arthur

Joe Arthur worked in a guitar shop until he sent Peter Gabriel a demo. Now he's a phenomenon in the making

Pop: When Will I Be Famous?

the independent's guide to tomorrow's bands RADAR BROTHERS GARAGE, LONDON u

Pop: Whole lot of strangeness goin' on

Live; LEE HAZLEWOOD ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL LONDON

Arts: Pop - Time to let those demons run free

MARIANNE FAITHFULL ADELPHI THEATRE LONDON

Racing: Island Sands has Guineas double vision

THE FIRST-ROUND, second leg of the three-year-old colts' mile championship takes place this afternoon at the Curragh in the form of the Irish 2,000 Guineas. The first two in the Newmarket original three weeks ago, Island Sands and Enrique, take each other on again with a fair bit of needle in the rematch.

Pop: Genius of doom and gloom

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Syrian conflict is the world's first 'climate change war', say scientists, but it won't be the last one

Climate change key in Syrian conflict

And it will trigger more war in future
How I outwitted the Gestapo

How I outwitted the Gestapo

My life as a Jew in wartime Berlin
The nation's favourite animal revealed

The nation's favourite animal revealed

Women like cuddly creatures whilst men like creepy-crawlies
Is this the way to get young people to vote?

Getting young people to vote

From #VOTESELFISH to Bite the Ballot
Poldark star Heida Reed: 'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'

Poldark star Heida Reed

'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'
The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

Netanyahu knows he can get away with anything in America, says Robert Fisk
Families clubbing together to build their own affordable accommodation

Do It Yourself approach to securing a new house

Community land trusts marking a new trend for taking the initiative away from developers
Head of WWF UK: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

David Nussbaum: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

The head of WWF UK remains sanguine despite the Government’s failure to live up to its pledges on the environment
Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Set in a mythologised 5th-century Britain, ‘The Buried Giant’ is a strange beast
With money, corruption and drugs, this monk fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’

Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

The first 'American Idol' winner on how she manages to remain her own woman – Jane Austen fascination and all
Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn