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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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Charles Kennedy: The baby of the House who grew into a Lib Dem giant

The baby of the House who grew into a Lib Dem giant

Charles Kennedy was consistently a man of the centre-left, dedicated to social justice, but was also a champion of liberty and an opponent of the nanny-state, says Baroness Williams
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The harrowing testament of a five-year-old victim of Syria's endless civil war

Sahar Qanbar lost her mother and brother as civilians and government soldiers fought side by side after being surrounded by brutal Islamist fighters. Robert Fisk visited her
The future of songwriting: How streaming is changing everything we know about making music

The future of songwriting

How streaming is changing everything we know about making music
William Shemin and Henry Johnson: Jewish and black soldiers receive World War I Medal of Honor amid claims of discrimination

Recognition at long last

Jewish and black soldiers who fought in WWI finally receive medals after claims of discrimination
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Cycling World Hour Record: Nervous Sir Bradley Wiggins ready for pain as he prepares to go distance

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Nervous Sir Bradley ready for pain as he prepares to attempt cycling's World Hour Record
Liverpool close in on Milner signing

Liverpool close in on Milner signing

Reds baulk at Christian Benteke £32.5m release clause
On your feet! Spending at least two hours a day standing reduces the risk of heart attacks, cancer and diabetes, according to new research

On your feet!

Spending half the day standing 'reduces risk of heart attacks and cancer'
With scores of surgeries closing, what hope is there for the David Cameron's promise of 5,000 more GPs and a 24/7 NHS?

The big NHS question

Why are there so few new GPs when so many want to study medicine?
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Thurston Moore interview

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Bradley Cooper is terrific