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The first new song in a decade from Britpop band Pulp, which was given away to fans on Christmas Day, is to be available more widely on Monday.

Mexico: Ancient chocolate found on plate

Archaeologists say they have found traces of 2,500-year-old chocolate on a plate in the Yucatan peninsula, in a breakthrough suggesting it may have been used as a sauce with solid food.

Album: Richard Hawley, Standing at the Sky's Edge (Mute)

Taken on its own merits, Standing at the Sky's Edge is a classy, well-made record.

O'Neill reopens war of words with Newcastle

Martin O'Neill has reignited his row with Alan Pardew, questioning the Newcastle manager's accusation that Sunderland had been overly physical in a tempestuous Tyne-Wear derby last Sunday.

DJ Taylor: Daily life at the Circumlocution Office

After a bad week for civil servants, the Government might find the time ripe for Whitehall reform

International Paper mill closure costs 371 jobs

Some 371 people are to lose their jobs as the closure of a giant paper mill was announced today.

A living lesson in flour power

West Ashling Mill in West Sussex retains much of its original machinery. Mary Wilson discovers how millstones and crushers have been cleverly incorporated into a family home

Marthinus van Schalkwyk: Tourism should be everybody's business

From a speech delivered by the premier of the Western Cape, opening a conference in South Africa on responsible tourism

Letter: This is scary

YES, YOU can debate Pulp's This is Hardcore poster in terms of music, lyrics, the history of music, pornography and the media (Letters, 26 April). The trouble is the first time I saw it I was waiting for the Tube and the image made me queasy - trying not to meet the deadened eyes of a woman disassociating herself from whatever abuse was taking place to the rest of her body.

The Investment Column: Exposure to the pound hits Scapa

Exposure to the pound hits Scapa

Chemical costs corrode margins at Courtaulds

The soaring cost of chemicals has bitten deep at Courtaulds, the paint to polymers group. Sipko Huismans, chief executive, revealed yesterday that margins had halved last year in the viscose business, while acrylics had fared even worse after "outrageous" price increases.

Arjo sees first-quarter jump

Arjo sees first-quarter jump

Pulp auction

Pulp auction

Inveresk celebrates with first results since flotation

INVERESK, the Scottish paper manufacturer, yesterday celebrated its first results since flotation with a 45 per cent jump in taxable profits to pounds 4.7m for the half-year to 5 June, writes Neil Thapar.
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And it will trigger more war in future
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Poldark star Heida Reed: 'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'

Poldark star Heida Reed

'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'
The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

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Do It Yourself approach to securing a new house

Community land trusts marking a new trend for taking the initiative away from developers
Head of WWF UK: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

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Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

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With money, corruption and drugs, this monk fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’

Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

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Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

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Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

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The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

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