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If you were inventing a restaurant to promote London's scene it would, surely, be this: Korean street food in Hoxton. It's got in-flight magazine article all over it: "Visitors to London will love this edgy eatery." Shudder.

Roy must not miss chance to gamble on a certainty

The Tote sell-off brings the sport to a crossroads where a strong sense of direction is needed

The Tunisian job: How president's wife 'fled with $60m in gold bullion'

Anger is growing on the streets as astonishing greed of former ruling dynasty is exposed, reports Kim Sengupta in Tunis

'Before they tighten up the state laws, I'm buying more guns'

Guy Adams finds a brisk trade at the Tucson shop that apparently supplied Jared Loughner

No ski cover? Total wipe out!

Make sure you have the right travel insurance for what's set to be a belter of a season.

Brawn, 49 Columbia Road, London E2,

It's on the site of a flower market, but there's nothing fleeting about the beauty of the food at newcomer Brawn

Does Jerry Seinfeld's comedy stand up on stage?

His sitcom commanded 70 million viewers, its DVD sales still earn him $100m a year. Now he's coming to Britain.

Protect your home from winter weather

Frozen pipes and broken-down boilers can be expensive if you haven't got adequate cover. Chiara Cavaglieri reports

'We are entering a golden age of design': The man behind the $100 laptop is putting the sexy back in green living

Yves Béhar gives Caroline Kamp his top tips for an ethical home

Wild and wonderful: Isn't it time to stop being squeamish and tuck into rabbit?

Rabbits are cheap to buy, and so plentiful it seems a crime not to eat them. Clare Hargreaves goes out hunting for her supper

Joan Smith: Every child deserves the classics too

A nymph reaches toward you with an outstretched hand, fish swim among classical urns and a Roman pavement unfolds on the sea bed: this is the underwater city of Baiae, situated in a bay north-west of Naples and visible only from a glass capsule suspended below a tourist boat. It's an eerie experience, making out the remains of the sumptuous baths built by the stuttering Emperor Claudius for his third wife, Messalina, but no more so than imagining the attempted murder in these same waters of Nero's mother, Agrippina.

Lab Notes: The chilling science behind a warming shot

Single malt whisky is one of the finer fruits of fermentation science. At this time of year particularly, there is nothing like the sensory pleasure of feeling the aromatic flavours of a Scotch malt as it rolls around the palate – sending warm tingles down the chilliest of winter spines.

Foreign Office warns skiers: check insurance or it could cost you

British holidaymakers are risking sky-high medical bills by failing to insure themselves when they go skiing, the Foreign Office warned last night.

Suicides and pressure tactics tarnish image of micro-finance lending

India's bitter experience shows the downside to a system for rescuing the world's poor that had Nobel Prize beginnings

Shoulder of lamb with sweet paprika and chickpeas

Serves 4–6
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How to stop an asteroid hitting Earth

Would people cooperate to face a global peril?
Just one day to find €1.6bn: Greece edges nearer euro exit

One day to find €1.6bn

Greece is edging inexorably towards an exit from the euro
New 'Iron Man' augmented reality technology could help surgeons and firefighters, say scientists

'Iron Man' augmented reality technology could become reality

Holographic projections would provide extra information on objects in a person's visual field in real time
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The drinks that should be eliminated from people's diets
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Historians map out untold LGBT histories

Public are being asked to help improve the map
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Lionel, Patti, Burt and The Who rock Glasto

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Thom Browne's scarecrows offer a rare beacon in commercial offerings
A year of the caliphate:

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Who can defeat the so-called 'Islamic State' – and how?
Marks and Spencer: Can a new team of designers put the spark back into the high-street brand?

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'We haven't invaded France'

Italy's Prime Minister 'reclaims' Europe's highest peak
Isis in Kobani: Why we ignore the worst of the massacres

Why do we ignore the worst of the massacres?

The West’s determination not to offend its Sunni allies helps Isis and puts us all at risk, says Patrick Cockburn
7/7 bombings 10 years on: Four emergency workers who saved lives recall the shocking day that 52 people were killed

Remembering 7/7 ten years on

Four emergency workers recall their memories of that day – and reveal how it's affected them ever since
Humans: Are the scientists developing robots in danger of replicating the hit Channel 4 drama?

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We want robots to do our drudge work, and to look enough like us for comfort. But are the scientists developing artificial intelligence in danger of replicating the TV drama Humans?
Time to lay these myths about the Deep South to rest

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'Heritage' is a loaded word in the Dixie, but the Charleston killings show how dangerous it is to cling to a deadly past, says Rupert Cornwell
What exactly does 'one' mean? Court of Appeal passes judgement on thorny mathematical issue

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Court of Appeal passes judgement on thorny mathematical issue