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Top Sierra Leone athlete arrested after he was found living rough in London

Sierra Leone’s top sprinter, who vanished after the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last summer, has been arrested after he was found in an emaciated state, living rough on the streets of London.<p>Jimmy Thoronka, 20, his country’s number one 100m sprinter, and tipped by some for a big sporting career, …

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Why They Lost The Wheel

Why They Lost The Wheel<p><i>For a while there, the ox and the camel were eyeball to eyeball—but the ox didn't stand a chance.</i><p>Written by Richard W. …

The iPhone might become an even tougher challenge for smartphone thieves in the future

Advanced smartphone security features such as Apple’s Find My iPhone and Activation Lock iOS have helped significantly reduce smartphone theft …

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A resident’s surgical skill is judged by his technique and his speed. You can’t be sloppy and you can’t be slow. From your first wound closure …

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Ukip candidate asks: what happens when renewable energy runs out?

What happens when renewable energy runs out?<p>Victoria Ayling, Ukip’s parliamentary candidate for Great Grimsby in Lincolnshire, posed the rhetorical question during a Question Time-style debate in Cleethorpes this week, prompting “guffawing” from the audience, according to a local newspaper report. …

Renewable Energy

Best and Worst Dressed at the Oscars

11 Genius Storage Tricks for a Tiny Kitchen

When you don't have much space, make every inch work extra hard.<p>When you don't have much space, make every inch work extra hard.

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Is Uber the worst company in Silicon Valley?

Co-founder Travis Kalanick may have apologised for a fellow executive’s ‘terrible’ comments, but anger swirls at tech firm over allegations of sexism and misogyny<p>Uber executive apologises for suggesting firm dig dirt on journalists<p>Is Uber the worst company in Silicon Valley? The taxi app company …

Gare du Midi: where to eat, drink and stay near Brussels’ Eurostar terminal

To mark the 20th anniversary of Eurostar, we look at the area around Gare du Midi, the Brussels station where the cross-channel train arrives<p>• Paris, Gare du Nord: where to eat, drink and stay • London, St Pancras-King’s Cross guide<p>The Gare du Midi neighbourhood is seen by many as a seedy area …

How to make the perfect pea and ham soup

This is comfort food of the old school – the very old school, in fact. Peas have been grown in this country since Anglo-Saxon times, and pease pottage was a staple of the medieval table. Both rich and poor were partial to a mess of pottage, whether made with white wine and spices for the rich, or, …

Here comes the sun: America's solar boom, in charts

Eight amazing Chinese gadgets

China is often accused of not being innovative enough, but here are eight Chinese gadgets that put that myth to the sword<p><b>Qihoo 360 Kids Guard 2</b><p>According to the Chinese company Qihoo, more than 500,000 Chinese families already use the <b>Kids Guard,</b> a watch that allows parents to track their kids on …