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J.K. Rowling Wins Court Battle Over British Tabloid's False Claims

J.K. Rowling has been “fully vindicated and her reputation restored” after the British tabloid <i>Daily Mail</i>‘s apologized to the author in London’s high …

Books

Defectors condemn North Korea peace march

Critics say organisers of event are ignoring Pyongyang's human rights abuses and legitimising the 'merciless regime'<p>Thirty female activists will today walk across the Demilitarised Zone that divides the Korean peninsula in a controversial peace march that has drawn condemnation from North Korean …

Why One of the World's Most Catholic Countries Might Approve Gay Marriage

Ireland’s gay-rights movement has rejected the Church’s authority, even while embracing its values.<p>Last summer, I sat inside Dublin City Hall on a dazzlingly bright day and watched a succession of LGBT choruses from around the world sing their hearts out to an audience that spilled over onto the …

Can You Guess The “Harry Potter” Character By These Emojis?

Do You-Know-Who? Warning: spoilers.

Four great novels you could read faster than the Liberal Democrat manifesto

At 33,000 words and 160 pages the Liberal Democrat 2015 manifesto is by far the longest of the general election - here's some literary heavyweights you could read quicker<p>The Liberal Democrats <b>2015 general election manifesto</b> is almost thicker than the Conservative and Labour ones put together.<p>The …

'I wish my teacher knew': Teacher's third grade assignment goes viral online

Schwartz, a self-described suburban girl who has taught at southwest Denver's Doull Elementary for three years, said she has conducted the exercise …

Teaching

On This Day 18 April 1913: Suffragettes Capture the Monument

Crowds gathered to witness the capture of the Monument by two suffragettes, Miss Spark and Mrs Shaw.<p>Whilst Londoners today are all-too-familiar with …

16 Awesome New Books To Read This Spring

Spring into reading a new book.

Royal baby: Duke of Cambridge faces two-hour hospital dash when Duchess goes into labour

Prince William to drive to St Mary’s Hospital when Kate is admitted as he divides time between Norwich and Staverton for final air ambulance pilot training<p>The Duke of Cambridge could face a two-hour hospital dash from Norwich to London when the <b>Duchess of Cambridge</b> goes into labour, it has …

Watching Harry Potter in North Korea

When Suki Kim stepped on North Korean soil, the land was celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Kim Il-Sung, the original Great Leader. The universities were closed and the students were sent to construction fields.<p>But not at Pyongyang University of Technology, the elite school where Kim …

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