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Frank Lampard's 'goal' against Germany at the 2010 World Cup forced Fifa to act

Goal-line technology could be implemented in Premier League by 2012

Football Association general secretary Alex Horne has said goal-line technology could be used in the Premier League as early as next season.

Andreas Whittam Smith: In a knowledge economy, jobs must go

What are people angry about? The deepening recession? Yes. The high level of youth unemployment? Yes. The excesses of the bankers? Yes. But more than anything, I believe, people are rattled by the widening gap between the "haves" and the "have-nots". The banners at demonstrations that proclaim, "We are the 99 per cent" speak eloquently to that. "We are getting nothing, while the other 1 per cent is getting everything." Many people think so.

Qinetiq reports 45 per cent jump in first-half profits

Qinetiq, the defence group, cheered the market yesterday, as it reported a better-than-expected 45 per cent jump in interim profits and raised its full-year earnings estimate by a fifth.

Gary Dobson's jacket is now a central point of the prosecution case

Lawrence trial forensic expert admits: 'I made crucial mistake'

Evidence from jacket of defendant was wrongly labelled with a code from a different case

The UEA Vice-Chancellor, Prof Edward Acton, gave a press conference on the leak yesterday

Hacked emails do not subvert climate science, says university

'Climategate' college rushes to play down significance of scientists' stolen correspondence

Gender pay gap falls

The gender pay gap has fallen below 10% for the first time after women's earnings increased faster than men's in the past year, according to official figures today.

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Michael McCarthy: These leaks do nothing to undermine the case for man-made global warming

CO2 concentration has increased by 23 per cent since 1958 - do you think this will have no consequence?

Climategate erupts again ahead of key summit

More hacked emails between researchers released in apparent bid to destabilise conference

Full of energy, Jacks united the student body into a cohesive force

Digby Jacks, Student leader who took on Thatcher – and won

Digby Jacks was instrumental in turning the National Union of Students into an effective lobbying and campaigning body, which stopped the then Education Minister Margaret Thatcher from introducing policies which would have restricted the autonomy and finances of the various students' unions.

Scientists reject rivals' light-speed claims

Icarus physicists' study upholds Einstein's theory of relativity

'Fugitive' ME scientist arrested

The scientist responsible for a controversial study suggesting that a virus could be the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome, otherwise known as myalgic encephalitis (ME), spent the weekend behind bars after being arrested by police in California for being a "fugitive from justice".

Photograph proves suspect lied after Lawrence killing, say police

A photograph showing the two men suspected of murdering Stephen Lawrence meeting just days after the murder proves that suspect Gary Dobson lied, prosecutors in the trial claimed yesterday.

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