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Behold! The body part being compared to the self-comparing rapper

Profile: Diana Ross

Game-changer: The late Apple boss Steve Jobs with the iPad

Simon Kelner: 2011: the year that taught me to value friends

This is the last of these daily musings before Christmas, so it is an appropriate moment to ask what – if anything – we have learnt from 2011.

Britain's Greatest Codebreaker

Last Night's TV - Britain's Greatest Codebreaker, Channel 4; The Boarding School Bomber, BBC3

There's always a question, with drama-documentary, as to which is the crutch and which the invalid.

The global visionary: Steve Jobs launches iTunes in Europe

Steve Jobs, By Walter Isaacson

It was one of the Sunday papers that got it. Not the serialisation rights to Walter Isaacson's exemplary biography of Steve Jobs (though it got that, too), but the epitome of the coarse-grained, dullard response to the story of Jobs's life. The puff on its front page read: "ACID TRIPS. WEIRD DIETS. THE DEMENTED GENIUS OF STEVE JOBS."

Jimmy Wales: The internet's shy evangelist

Millions of people have seen his face, but Wikipedia's co-founder is still a backroom geek at heart. Emily Dugan meets Jimmy Wales

Book lays bare the secret world of Steve Jobs

The hitherto secret world of Steve Jobs in which the Apple founder eschews conventional cancer treatment in favour of a vegan diet while bitterly feuding with Google bosses over its smartphone is revealed in an authorised biography published next week.

LSD, diets and a war with Google: book lays bare Jobs' secrets

Authorised biography reveals how Apple founder planned to beat cancer – and his big rival

Stephen Foley: Apple disappointment is less than it seems

Outlook In retrospect, the news that Apple had sold 4 million iPhone 4S smartphones in the three days since its launch should have been a clue.

Stephen Foley: The death of Steve Jobs may have left Apple with the wrong chief executive

US Outlook: I may have underestimated the importance of love.

Letter from the i editor: He made a difference

I was home in bed for once by the time Apple announced Steve Jobs had died. The news came too late for yesterday’s i.

Stephen Foley: The dictator is no more. Now Apple must adjust to democracy

The man who would brook no compromise, miss no detail, suffer no fools will be an impossible act to follow

Hamish McRae: QE may increase the risk of inflation but it should help the UK avoid a recession

Economic Life: Maybe we should not blame QE for the surge in inflation; maybe the roots of the problem go back to the unsustainable nature of the Brown boom

New Apple boss tunes into £235m

The new chief executive of Apple has received an eye-popping share award of $384m (£235m) as he prepares to take over from Steve Jobs, who quit last week.

Apple's new chief executive to face shareholder revolt

Apple's new boss, Tim Cook, is expected to face a corporate governance revolt from the computer company's shareholders at his first annual meeting as chief executive.

Apple's new boss is a logistics genius, but he's no Steve Jobs

Tim Cook ignored best advice and threw 'caution to the wind' to join the then struggling computer firm in 1998. Now he's stepped into the shoes of the ailing chief executive who built it into a $350bn goliath. That's a hard act to follow
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General Election 2015: The masterminds behind the scenes

The masterminds behind the election

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Machine Gun America: The amusement park where teenagers go to shoot a huge range of automatic weapons

Machine Gun America

The amusement park where teenagers go to shoot a huge range of automatic weapons
The ethics of pet food: Why are we are so selective in how we show animals our love?

The ethics of pet food

Why are we are so selective in how we show animals our love?
How Tansy Davies turned 9/11 into her opera 'Between Worlds'

How a composer turned 9/11 into her opera 'Between Worlds'

Tansy Davies makes her operatic debut with a work about the attack on the Twin Towers. Despite the topic, she says it is a life-affirming piece
11 best bedside tables

11 best bedside tables

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Italy vs England player ratings: Did Andros Townsend's goal see him beat Harry Kane and Wayne Rooney to top marks?

Italy vs England player ratings

Did Townsend's goal see him beat Kane and Rooney to top marks?
Danny Higginbotham: An underdog's tale of making the most of it

An underdog's tale of making the most of it

Danny Higginbotham on being let go by Manchester United, annoying Gordon Strachan, utilising his talents to the full at Stoke and plunging into the world of analysis
Audley Harrison's abusers forget the debt he's due, but Errol Christie will always remember what he owes the police

Steve Bunce: Inside Boxing

Audley Harrison's abusers forget the debt he's due, but Errol Christie will always remember what he owes the police
No postcode? No vote

Floating voters

How living on a houseboat meant I didn't officially 'exist'
Louis Theroux's affable Englishman routine begins to wear thin

By Reason of Insanity

Louis Theroux's affable Englishman routine begins to wear thin
Power dressing is back – but no shoulderpads!

Power dressing is back

But banish all thoughts of Eighties shoulderpads
Spanish stone-age cave paintings 'under threat' after being re-opened to the public

Spanish stone-age cave paintings in Altamira 'under threat'

Caves were re-opened to the public
'I was the bookies’ favourite to be first to leave the Cabinet'

Vince Cable interview

'I was the bookies’ favourite to be first to leave the Cabinet'
Election 2015: How many of the Government's coalition agreement promises have been kept?

Promises, promises

But how many coalition agreement pledges have been kept?
The Gaza fisherman who built his own reef - and was shot dead there by an Israeli gunboat

The death of a Gaza fisherman

He built his own reef, and was fatally shot there by an Israeli gunboat