Academics say half of US jobs could be automated within a decade or two
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Saturday 04 August 2012
Oxford historian Diarmaid MacCulloch has accused the Law Society of "vandalism" over its plans to auction off a unique collection of manuscripts dating back to the 13th century.
Friday 20 July 2012
He looks every inch the professional actor. Does he come from good stock?
Thursday 19 July 2012
The level of engagement fathers have with their children in the first months of life may influence the development of behavioural problems later.
Monday 09 July 2012
Mothers who breastfeed reduce their risk of obesity decades later, research has shown.
Michael Gove's Tory donor friend Edmund Lazarus is linked to pension furore at private schools chain
Tuesday 03 July 2012
Investigation into allegations of improper claims under state-run scheme for teachers
Monday 02 July 2012
Jeff Keen was a hugely prolific experimental artist who moved easily between painting, poetry, sculpture and cinema, often with collage as his basic approach. His lo-fi, DIY aesthetic, fascination with popular culture, sexual openness, the way he roped in friends and relatives, and his playful approach to personae echoed Warhol's Factory and the trash cinema of the Kuchars and Jack Smith.
Thursday 14 June 2012
The Government will be "at least as transparent" about the work of special advisers as the Labour administration, Jeremy Hunt said as he announced the appointment of a new aide.
Wednesday 16 May 2012
Britain would need to put a 20 per cent "fat tax" on unhealthy food and drink to improve the numbers of people suffering diet-related conditions such as obesity and heart disease, medical experts warn.
Wednesday 02 May 2012
Adolf Hitler was surprisingly keen to return to the front line after being injured in the First World War, a recently-discovered postcard suggests.
Thursday 12 April 2012
Oxford University and the Vatican are joining forces to make ancient texts available for free online.
Wednesday 04 April 2012
Tall women are at greater risk of ovarian cancer, new research has shown.
Thursday 29 March 2012
Extent of Whittamore's inquiries into private lives on behalf of national newspapers revealed
Tuesday 27 March 2012
The number of targets for five year olds is to be slashed from 69 to 17 while every two year old in England will receive a progress check to see if they are developing properly, Children’s minister Sarah Teather announced today.
Sunday 25 March 2012
Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse
President Putin is a dangerous psychopath - reason is not going to work with him
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
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