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15 changed over so far, but many more could follow, says Lord Adonis

Taming the tortoise

A US company with religious links believes variety is not the spice of office life.

Milan Machovec

Philosopher who introduced the Communists to Christian-Marxist dialogue

Whistling from the gut

Andy D'Urso believes the men in black will have to rely on their famous instinct to stop the divers. Phil Shaw talks to a Premiership referee who is aware that any resulting abuse is just part of the job

10 reasons to study in the area

Teaching the 'unteachable'

Is entrepreneurship in the blood, or can it be learnt?

Now it's turf wars for Byers

Foreign Office seminar on European business links adds to pressure on the embattled Trade Secretary

Yes, really - work can be fun

The drinker | a steady bottle

Jockeys face yellow cards

Football: Anelka the inspiration as agents' position is tackled

A CALL for agents to make an undertaking not to induce players to break their contracts with clubs has emerged from a conference seemingly inspired by Arsenal's vice-chairman, David Dein, in the wake of the Nicolas Anelka saga.

Clinton, Blair & Co hold a progressives' board meeting

LEADERS OF many of the world's left-leaning governments met in Florence yesterday to bury past ideological rifts and map out a future in which they hope the poorest of the planet will see the benefits of economic growth.

Independent Graduate: Final-year students: things to do

November is the month that employers start giving presentations in universities. Time to start completing their application forms.

Letter: Could Jesus read?

Sir: James Jones, Bishop of Liverpool, states that Jesus could read and write ("Let's turn the other cheek", 2 November). How does he know? In The Five Gospels (1993), a new translation and commentary by Robert Funk, Roy Hoover and the Jesus Seminar, it is stated that "Jesus wrote nothing, so far as we know. We do not know for certain that Jesus could write; we are not even positive that he could read, in spite of suggestions in the gospels that he could."
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Isis profits from destruction of antiquities by selling relics to dealers - and then blowing up the buildings they come from to conceal the evidence of looting

How Isis profits from destruction of antiquities

Robert Fisk on the terrorist group's manipulation of the market to increase the price of artefacts
Labour leadership: Andy Burnham urges Jeremy Corbyn voters to think again in last-minute plea

'If we lose touch we’ll end up with two decades of the Tories'

In an exclusive interview, Andy Burnham urges Jeremy Corbyn voters to think again in last-minute plea
Tunisia fears its Arab Spring could be reversed as the new regime becomes as intolerant of dissent as its predecessor

The Arab Spring reversed

Tunisian protesters fear that a new law will whitewash corrupt businessmen and officials, but they are finding that the new regime is becoming as intolerant of dissent as its predecessor
King Arthur: Legendary figure was real and lived most of his life in Strathclyde, academic claims

Academic claims King Arthur was real - and reveals where he lived

Dr Andrew Breeze says the legendary figure did exist – but was a general, not a king
Who is Oliver Bonas and how has he captured middle-class hearts?

Who is Oliver Bonas?

It's the first high-street store to pay its staff the living wage, and it saw out the recession in style
Earth has 'lost more than half its trees' since humans first started cutting them down

Axe-wielding Man fells half the world’s trees – leaving us just 422 each

However, the number of trees may be eight times higher than previously thought
60 years of Scalextric: Model cars are now stuffed with as much tech as real ones

60 years of Scalextric

Model cars are now stuffed with as much tech as real ones
Theme parks continue to draw in thrill-seekers despite the risks - so why are we so addicted?

Why are we addicted to theme parks?

Now that Banksy has unveiled his own dystopian version, Christopher Beanland considers the ups and downs of our endless quest for amusement
Tourism in Iran: The country will soon be opening up again after years of isolation

Iran is opening up again to tourists

After years of isolation, Iran is reopening its embassies abroad. Soon, there'll be the chance for the adventurous to holiday there
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10 best PS4 games

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Transfer window: Ten things we learnt

Ten things we learnt from the transfer window

Record-breaking spending shows FFP restraint no longer applies
Migrant crisis: UN official Philippe Douste-Blazy reveals the harrowing sights he encountered among refugees arriving on Lampedusa

‘Can we really just turn away?’

Dead bodies, men drowning, women miscarrying – a senior UN figure on the horrors he has witnessed among migrants arriving on Lampedusa, and urges politicians not to underestimate our caring nature
Nine of Syria and Iraq's 10 world heritage sites are in danger as Isis ravages centuries of history

Nine of Syria and Iraq's 10 world heritage sites are in danger...

... and not just because of Isis vandalism
Girl on a Plane: An exclusive extract of the novelisation inspired by the 1970 Palestinian fighters hijack

Girl on a Plane

An exclusive extract of the novelisation inspired by the 1970 Palestinian fighters hijack
Why Frederick Forsyth's spying days could spell disaster for today's journalists

Why Frederick Forsyth's spying days could spell disaster for today's journalists

The author of 'The Day of the Jackal' has revealed he spied for MI6 while a foreign correspondent