Fitness trackers have gone from being the preserve of health fanatics to a mainstream must-have. Even Obama sports one, reports Simon Usborne
Student also defends receiving the Rhodes Scholarship, despite campaigning to have 'racist' Cecil Rhodes statue removed from Oxford college
The following letters appear in the 26th December edition of the Independent
This concerted effort to remove the likeness of the racist and imperialist from university campuses is deeply damaging
'In equilibrium, what are the implications for global tax rates if people move to avoid higher taxes? If the answer’s zero, how does France get away with taxing the rich?'
The Rhodes scholarship was founded over a century ago by Cecil Rhodes to allow foreign postgraduates to study at Oxford
A quantity of the material equivalent to the weight of one-third of a human hair recently sold for £22,000
The Twickenham bow for the other university match is down to two remarkable women
80 students from Oxford University sit the All Soul's exam - generally only one is selected to receive a fellowship
The Blavatnik School of Government moves to a new home at the University this autumn
Researchers compared singers with adults doing other classes to see how quickly they bonded
The history and politics student says she is 'committed to transformation' as she highlights the steps she will be putting into place in order to address the situation, also admitting to a similar incident occurring two years ago
Scientists claim to have found a correlation between how well wired-up some individuals were to their cognitive abilities and general success in life
Mr Cameron has learnt a harsh lesson, and not for the first time: lie with dogs and you catch fleas
Claims about the PM’s youthful 'debauchery' have raised eyebrows this week, but do they reflect reality?
Academics say half of US jobs could be automated within a decade or two