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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'

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Colour Me English, By Caryl Phillips

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

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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.

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'I like Orwell's writing as much as the next talented mediocrity'

Will Self takes aim at Orwell's rules for writing plain English
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Meet Afghanistan's middle-class paint-ballers

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Al Pacino wows Venice

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Neil Lawson Baker interview

‘I’ve gained so much from art. It’s only right to give something back’.
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The other Mugabe who is lining up for the Zimbabwean presidency

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The model for a gadget launch

Cultivate an atmosphere of mystery and excitement to sell stuff people didn't realise they needed
Alice Roberts: She's done pretty well, for a boffin without a beard

She's done pretty well, for a boffin without a beard

Alice Roberts talks about her new book on evolution - and why her early TV work drew flak from (mostly male) colleagues
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Get well soon, Joan Rivers

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Doctor Who Into the Dalek more than compensated for last week's nonsensical offering
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Fashion walks away from the celebrity runway show

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Meet the stars of TV's Wolf Hall...

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Europe's biggest steampunk convention

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Don't swallow the tripe – a user's guide to weasel words

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Daddy, who was Richard Attenborough?

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