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Monday 31 December 2012
He’s 83 years old, but after his wife died, Nicholas Crace decided he wanted to give someone else a second chance. Here, he tells how he gave a kidney to a stranger in her 60s
Sunday 23 December 2012
Rather than do the easy thing and lend her famously languid tones to a set of Christmas standards, former Everything But the Girl singer Thorn has come up with a selection of 10 cover versions (and two self-penned originals), many only tangentially Christmassy, from tasteful, cheese-free sources.
Friday 21 December 2012
Astronomy is a beautiful science.
Wednesday 21 November 2012
The frontman of the rock band The Flaming Lips, who attempted to take a replica grenade on to a domestic flight, prompting a security “lockdown” at Oklahoma City airport, has admitted he had “not quite thought” about the possible consequences of his actions.
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Sunday 15 July 2012
Few of us have heard of ferrofluids. But, thanks to their magnetic properties, these oily liquids, packed with tiny iron particles, have a number of applications, from sealing computer hard-drives to enhancing medical imaging – and, more recently, their use as an art medium.
Friday 06 July 2012
New systems to be used at Club World Cup, with Premier League eager for early introduction
Wednesday 27 June 2012
Goal-line technology is certain to get the go-ahead from football's law-makers next week, according to sources on the International FA Board (IFAB).
Thursday 21 June 2012
Kathy Burke has written a sitcom about her childhood, but most shows about young women make her puke, she tells James Rampton
Friday 27 April 2012
The first live test of Hawk-Eye's goal-line technology will take place at Southampton's St Mary's Stadium next month, FIFA have announced.
Monday 16 April 2012
The Football Association have stressed their desire to see goal-line technology introduced as soon as possible following Chelsea's 'ghost goal' against Tottenham in the FA Cup semi-final.
Saturday 03 March 2012
Laird, the former shipbuilder that reinvented itself as a maker of electronic components used in tablets and smartphones such as Apple's iPhone, recorded a 31 per cent jump in profits to £53m last year as revenues rose 19 per cent to £491m.
Friday 02 March 2012
Keanu Reeves goes behind the camera for the newdocumentary Side by Side. He tells James Mottram about this passion project and how Bill and Ted could soon be returning
Tuesday 03 January 2012
Lady Gaga allegedly left "large amounts of blood" in a hotel bath.
Friday 02 September 2011
Space junk has made such a mess of Earth's orbit that experts say we may need to finally think about cleaning it up.
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
They are neither a 'state' nor 'Islamic': Why we shouldn't call them Isis, Isil or IS
Tunisia beach attack: How can British Muslims respond to the latest outrages?
- 1 David Cameron refers to 83-year-old Labour MP Dennis Skinner as 'Jurassic Park'
- 2 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 3 Optical illusion turns blue demon into brunette
- 4 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 5 Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal will donate entire $32bn fortune to charity