Academics say half of US jobs could be automated within a decade or two
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Wednesday 29 December 2010
Sunday 12 December 2010
A suspected suicide bomb attack which caused panic in Stockholm yesterday has been linked to lasting Muslim anger over three-year-old cartoons picturing the Prophet Mohamed as a dog.
Album: Various Artists, I'm Here – A Soundtrack To A Short Film By Spike Jonze (Chocolate Industries)
Friday 10 December 2010
I'm Here is Spike Jonze's little film about a robot's romantic infatuation, so it's fitting that this soundtrack should pivot so gracefully on the point where synthesiser machine-music meets the more poignant strains of lovelorn lo-fi American indie-rock.
Thursday 25 November 2010
New Zealanders like to conceive of themselves as a resourceful, self-reliant people, now-here more so than on the South Island's rugged West Coast, a region famous for its remoteness and steady rain, where mining has been a way of life for generations.
Wednesday 24 November 2010
Hopes for the 29 men trapped down a New Zealand mine faded last night when lethal levels of toxic gases were found close to where it was hoped they might be found.
Tuesday 23 November 2010
The desperate effort to save 29 miners trapped underground in New Zealand remained on a knife-edge last night, as even those working to rescue the stricken men admitted that hopes for their escape were fading by the hour.
Friday 15 October 2010
Thursday 07 October 2010
Sunday 12 September 2010
Friday 10 September 2010
Fritz Lang's haunting vision of industrial drudgery, first seen in Germany in 1927, is re-released with 25 minutes of lost footage restored.
Thursday 09 September 2010
It is one of the most emotive issues you can touch: a gun is fired, an innocent life is taken, a murder is committed – and where, 70 or 100 years ago the murderer would have died at the end of a rope, in a few brief years he is among us again, his laughable "life" sentence served, smirking at the softness of our courts.
Sunday 08 August 2010
Friday 06 August 2010
This, the latest variation on the "follow your dream" dance fantasy, draws an ever sharper line between tip-top street dance and bottom-of-the-class dialogue and acting.
Friday 06 August 2010
Friday 02 July 2010
Larsen B are a trio from the Hertfordshire town of Wheathampstead, which they choose to refer to by its Domesday name of Watamestede, signal whimsy.
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Migrant boat disaster: Ukip candidate mocks victims in sickening Twitter post
Nigel Farage wants the BBC to stop making programmes like Doctor Who, Strictly Come Dancing, and Top Gear
Global warming: Scientists say temperatures could rise by 6C by 2100 and call for action ahead of UN meeting in Paris
Aaron and Melissa Klein: Oregon anti-gay bakers ordered to pay $135,000 after refusing to make cake for same-sex wedding
- 1 Frank Lampard's face drops when Holly Willoughby introduces him as a 'Man City legend'
- 2 Migrant crisis: Greek soldier saved 20 people singlehandedly off Rhodes beach
- 3 UK weather: Britain braced for snow as arctic air mass moves in
- 5 Stephen Hawking endorses Labour in the General Election