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Sloane Rangers vs Arabs – the battle for Chelsea

12 July 2014

On one side: old affluence. On the other: shiny new supercars

Wave Energy Equipment At Pelamis Wave Power Ltd

Wave power is a really, really stupid idea. That’s why it’s getting so much taxpayer subsidy

12 July 2014

Civil servants think they can transform our clean energy prospects. The market doesn’t agree. But you’re paying for their hunch anyway

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All this airport security is utterly useless

12 July 2014

All those ritual checks distract from the intelligence work that actually catches terrorists

Celebrity Sighting At Monte Carlo Grand Prix - May 27, 2012

Now that everyone’s a journalist, anyone can be sued

12 July 2014

The plight of Dominic Prince shows why legal costs are a free-speech issue

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The policies that have wrecked Wales – coming soon to a Miliband government near you

12 July 2014

We’ve lived with the Labour leader’s alternative to free-market reform for 15 years. The results are horrendous

President Obama Departs White House En Route To Colorado

Impeaching Obama would be crazy. But the Republicans will probably try

12 July 2014

The President’s second term is a perfectly ordinary disaster. This response is as irrational as it is counterproductive

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Why I’m now scared of book clubs

12 July 2014

And why I loved this one

Damp, green and beguiling: Killarney

Damp, green and beguiling – the joys of Killarney

12 July 2014

Expect beauty. Pack waterproofs

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Without Scotland, England will be a weedy laughing stock

5 July 2014

Our future disunited kingdom could be more of a mess than anyone has really grasped

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Vote yes, Scots – and set the English free

5 July 2014

Scottish independence will indeed be a disaster. But only north of the border

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The sinister cult of the Singularity (and how it's shaping your future)

5 July 2014

A geek religion that aims to exalt machines instead diminishes humanity

Ray Honeyford Headmaster At Drummond Middle School In Bradford. Pictured With Asian Pupils. (received In Library 24/10/1984)

Let's face it – Ray Honeyford got it right on Islam and education

5 July 2014

The Bradford headmaster was dismissed. He should have been applauded

Photo: Alex Kouprianoff

How Napoleon won at Waterloo

5 July 2014

The battle went to Wellington. But for once, it was the losers who wrote the history

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Baghdad notebook: "Things were better in Saddam's time"

5 July 2014

Notes from uneasy Baghdad

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The terminal confusion of Dignity in Dying

5 July 2014

The closer you look at the campaign to legalise assisted dying, the less reassuring it all becomes

Sometimes, only experts can tell the difference

Hundreds of years of history in a £2 plate

5 July 2014

Blue-and-white china tells a fascinating story – even the modern fake stuff

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It's not just Islam – a global religious revival is changing politics for ever

28 June 2014

Increasingly, not to understand faith is not to understand the world

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Does Nigel Farage really know who he's allying with?

28 June 2014

Italy's stand-up populist has some alarming statements in his record – and some even more alarming supporters

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Should I report my boyfriend to the police?

28 June 2014

He made a joke about punching. Unlike Michael Fabricant’s, it was funny

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The creepy campaign for masturbation

28 June 2014

It's the perfect cause for our narcissistic times

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How the internet can – and should – destroy estate agents

28 June 2014

If ever there was a business model ripe for disruption, it’s theirs

Thailand's Military Coup Continues As General Prayuth Receives Royal Endorsement

Why Thailand's elite fell out of love with democracy

28 June 2014

The rise of China is giving the developing world a new, authoritarian model

An artist’s impression: Radøy as Claudia saw it

The immigration museum that travelled 4,000 miles

28 June 2014

And other joys of Radoy, Norway

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Rose Prince’s summer wine match menu

28 June 2014

Potted crab, oysters with pastis, salt marsh lamb with samphire, apple and rhubarb sherbert

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Discovering bourbon on Brick Lane

28 June 2014

It took an east London bowling alley to make me understand the taste of home