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Just as money drives the poachers, so visitors’ dollars can give communities a sustainable reason to protect their valuable wildlife. Simon Calder looks at the possibilities for East Africa

Olympic torch mum in delivery dash

An expectant mother is due to carry the Olympic torch in Bath - just 24 hours before she gives birth.

Claire Squires: Images from her JustGiving fund-raising website page, where thousands of people have been donating after her death in the marathon yesterday

£200,000 pledged for charity of runner Claire Squires who died in London Marathon

Donations to an "inspirational" runner who collapsed and died during yesterday's London Marathon passed £200,000 this evening as money continued to flood into her fund-raising website.

Philippa Gregory: 'The abuse of power and cruelty is very familiar'

The Monday Interview: Best-selling novelist Philippa Gregory tells Cahal Milmo why she is fighting to get justice for the displaced Chagos islanders

Colour Me English, By Caryl Phillips

These coruscating essays benefit from 20 years of deep thinking about race and racism, identity and Englishness...and Luther Vandross

The Business On... David Nish, Chief executive, Standard Life

All together now, "O Canadaaa..."

Andy Parfitt: Station controller who kept Radio 1 on the right tracks

Controller tells Ian Burrell why 12m listeners can't be wrong

Newcastle target Neil Taylor signs new Swansea deal

Newcastle target Neil Taylor has committed his future to Swansea by signing a new four-year contract with the Barclays Premier League newcomers.

Rodgers celebrates Swansea promotion

Swansea manager Brendan Rodgers revealed conceding two goals enabled his team to "refocus" and make sure of promotion to the Barclays Premier League.

Heard the one about the bloke who crossed the Atlantic to tell us a joke?

Back home, they have fame and fortune. So why do American stand-ups risk the perils of British gigs? Veronica Lee reports

Climber conquers world's highest peaks – aged 16

Schoolboy's ascent of Everest makes him youngest person to scale 'seven summits'

Swansea's Special One prepares 'heroes' for their trip to Wembley

Brendan Rodgers is a protege of Jose Mourinho and on Monday night he emulated his mentor's famous touchline celebration as his Swansea side booked their place in the Championship play-off final at Wembley.

Last Night's TV: Love Thy Neighbour/Channel 4<br />Comic Relief: Famous, Rich and in the Slums/BBC1<br />Working Girl/BBC3

I have wonderful neighbours. Really, you couldn't ask for more. They fulfil two of the most important of neighbourly criteria. That is (1) they live next door and (2) you'd never know it. I rarely see them. When I do, we exchange fleeting pleasantries, a smile here, a nod there. When I locked myself out, one of them made me tea and offered me a sofa to sit on. In return, I bought her some chocolates.*

Chalk Talk: Will the Toriessoon come knocking at Adonis's door?

Some time ago, before the election, David Cameron and Education Secretary Michael Gove both issued an invitation to Andrew Adonis, architect of Labour's academies programme, to join them in government if they won the election. Lord Adonis diplomatically refused to accept the offer – he was after all a Labour minister at the time.

Tanzania: Explore Africa from the saddle

Horse riding among the animals of Tanzania is a life-changing experience, says Thembi Mutch
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How could three tourists have been battered within an inch of their lives by a burglar in a plush London hotel?

A crime that reveals London's dark heart

How could three tourists have been battered within an inch of their lives by a burglar in a plush London hotel?
Meet 'Porridge' and 'Vampire': Chinese state TV is offering advice for citizens picking a Western moniker

Lost in translation: Western monikers

Chinese state TV is offering advice for citizens picking a Western moniker. Simon Usborne, who met a 'Porridge' and a 'Vampire' while in China, can see the problem
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Handy hacks that make life easier

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KidZania lets children try their hands at being a firefighter, doctor or factory worker for the day

KidZania: It's a small world

The new 'educational entertainment experience' in London's Shepherd's Bush will allow children to try out the jobs that are usually undertaken by adults, including firefighter, doctor or factory worker
Renée Zellweger's real crime has been to age in an industry that prizes women's youth over humanity

'Renée Zellweger's real crime was to age'

The actress's altered appearance raised eyebrows at Elle's Women in Hollywood awards on Monday
From Cinderella to The Jungle Book, Disney plans live-action remakes of animated classics

Disney plans live-action remakes of animated classics

From Cinderella to The Jungle Book, Patrick Grafton-Green wonders if they can ever recapture the old magic
Thousands of teenagers to visit battlefields of the First World War in new Government scheme

Pupils to visit First World War battlefields

A new Government scheme aims to bring the the horrors of the conflict to life over the next five years
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Make the most of your mobile: 10 best smartphone accessories

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Mario Balotelli substituted at half-time against Real Madrid: Was this shirt swapping the real reason?

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Mario Balotelli substituted at half-time. Was shirt swapping the real reason?
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Hurricane set to sweep Windies into the shadows

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Indiana serial killer? Man arrested for murdering teenage prostitute confesses to six other murders - and police fear there could be many more

A new American serial killer?

Police fear man arrested for murder of teen prostitute could be responsible for killing spree dating back 20 years
Sweetie, the fake 10-year-old girl designed to catch online predators, claims her first scalp

Sting to trap paedophiles may not carry weight in UK courts

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Return to Fukushima – a land they will never call home again

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year

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Online petitions: Sign here to change the world

Want to change the world? Just sign here

The proliferation of online petitions allows us to register our protests at the touch of a button. But do they change anything?