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Readers' travel photography competition: February

For our monthly photo competitions this year, there is no theme – we just want to see your best travel shots. Enter your image via GuardianWitness and you could win a seven-night ‘Secret Fjords’ self-drive holiday to Iceland for two with Discover the World<p>From landscape photography to atmospheric …

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Big-screen hair

BEAUTY RED CARPET<p><b>Which three hair products can you find in every starlet’s Cannes Film Festival beauty box? Stéphane Lancien, expert hairstylist at</b> …

Greece shows graphic Nazi crimes video to push war claims

Greece is stepping up pressure on Germany to pay billions in compensation for war damages by running a video depicting Nazi crimes.<p>The 50-second video, displayed on public transportation in Athens, features graphic images of wartime suffering, including people starving to death, children being sent …

The best GTA 5 mods: an updated collection of videos

<i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> has been on PC for less than a month, and the mod community has already produced some incredible work. Considering the <i>Grand Theft Auto 4</i> community is still active, it's safe to assume we'll be seeing new <i>GTA 5</i> mods for years.<p>I have no doubt we'll continue to cover some of the <i>GTA 5</i> …

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GE fires up fully 3D-printed jet engine

The 1-foot long by 8-inch tall (30 by 20 cm) engine was built at GE Aviation’s Additive Development Center outside Cincinnati as a side project. The …

WikiLeaks republishes all Sony hacking scandal documents

Julian Assange says data ‘belongs in the public domain’ and says hacked files shed light on extent of cooperation between government and Hollywood<p>WikiLeaks has republished the Sony data from last year’s hacking scandal, making all the documents and emails “fully searchable” with a Google-style …

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PlayStation spins free Spotify tunes on your TV

Sony on Monday launched PlayStation Music to play tunes on the gaming console, joining forces with Spotify to make the free version of the streaming service work on TVs for the first time.<p>Previously, connected-TV devices -- whether gaming consoles or over-the-top boxes like Roku -- could only play …

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Xiaomi May Launch Its First Smartwatch Tomorrow

China’s rapidly-growing smartphone and electronics vendor Xiaomi is reaching the ripe old age of five in April, and to mark the occasion it’s holding another glitzy event on Tuesday to launch a slate of mystery products.<p>The company recently teased the unveiling of a new product (or products) for …

Sony Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact And Z3 Tablet Compact Get Lollipop

Sony is continuing the roll out of their Android Lollipop update to its Xperia range of devices and more device will be getting the update from today.<p>…

Lingua.ly Adds Open Source Translation Platform Tatoeba

Language learning app Lingua.ly has introduced a suite of new features for its iOS app, including the incorporation of open-source phrase translation platform Tatoeba and the ability to adjust difficulty settings to suit your skills.<p>The updated app now lets you select a feed to suit your learning …

Why are Australian women still obsessed with skinny jeans?

It was America’s sweetheart Brooke Shields who said nothing came between her and her Calvins, but if an Australian denim brand selected one of us to spruik its products, she’d definitely declare “nothing comes between me and my skinnies”.<p>Australian women are obsessed with skinny jeans. While the …

Top 10 alternative city breaks in Europe

Photograph: Prochasson Frederic/Alamy<p>Musee des Confluences, Lyon.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/27/1425055405150/b9048c18-9711-4d60-b857-31d33a772037-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Prochasson Frederic/Alamy<p>Musee des Confluences, …

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Spotlight: “Melen Hirren” Catherine Park

<i>You’ve probably heard of the actress Helen Mirren, right? Imagine our surprise when we came across a magazine curated by “Melen Hirren”—and no, we’re not dyslexic.</i><p><i>The person responsible is Catherine Park, a content producer and aspiring writer/designer from Los Angeles. Protective and somewhat shy,</i> …

Tottenham Harry Kane - Worst feeling in the world to lose Capital One Cup final

Harry Kane has said Tottenham Hotspur's Capital One Cup final defeat is the "worst feeling in the world."<p>Spurs were beaten 2-0 by Chelsea at Wembley …

Meet the little girl who’s been 'designed' to help beat Huntington’s disease

Adorable seven-month-old Amelia Queen is a baby with a difference<p>Baby Amelia Queen, aged seven months, was genetically engineered in a laboratory to help beat an incurable disease which has blighted her family.<p>Her birth is one of the first in Britain which is hoped will help eradicate devastating …

House of Cards: a new 1940s-style direction for Claire Underwood

Claire Underwood may be a terrifying megalomaniac, but she is also one of TV’s most immaculately dressed characters. For series three – which is available to stream on Netflix from today – Robin Wright brought in her own stylist, Kemal Harris, to give her a 1940s twist. She still used the big guns, …

Hong Kong housewife jailed for six years for abusing young Indonesian maid

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> A Hong Kong housewife has been sentenced to six years in prison for abusing a young Indonesian worker she kept prisoner in her home.<p>In delivering her sentence, the judge said 44-year-old Law Wan-tung was a bully who showed contempt for those beneath her.<p>Earlier this month, the …

Manchester United Transfer News: Louis Van Gaal Set for Talks with 10 Players

Louis van Gaal and the Manchester United board are set to discuss the future of 10 Red Devils squad members as contracts trudge toward expiry at Old Trafford.<p>As reported by Mark Ogden of <i>The Telegraph</i>, the likes of Robin van Persie, Radamel Falcao, David De Gea and Rafael are likely to face …

Anti-Redskins groups rally outside Vikings game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The action at the Redskins-Vikings game started Sunday morning outside the stadium in Minnesota, as a crowd estimated by …

Obama says wealthy don't need another champion

DETROIT (AP) — Yelling out a populist theme until his voice turned hoarse, President Barack Obama on Saturday urged Michigan voters in the midterm …