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The spy who couldn’t spell: how the biggest heist in the history of US espionage was foiled | Yudhijit Bhattacharjee

Ever since childhood, Brian Regan had been made to feel stupid because of his severe dyslexia. So he thought no one would suspect him of stealing secrets<p>The classrooms and hallways of Farmingdale High in Long Island were deserted on the morning of Saturday 19 August 2001, when a van pulled into the …

Trainer has boxing licence withdrawn over Nick Blackwell sparring session

The British Boxing Board of Control has withdrawn the licence of trainer Liam Wilkins and suspended the licence of boxer Hasan Karkardi for six months following the unsanctioned sparring session which left Nick Blackwell in a coma with swelling on his brain in November.<p>Blackwell’s boxing licence …

James DeGale and Badou Jack fight to majority draw in title unification fight

James DeGale clattered to the canvas in the final round of Saturday’s super middleweight title unification fight, dropped by a counter right uppercut that Badou Jack had seemingly pulled from his back pocket. The Olympic champion, who had knocked Jack down in the opening round and raced to an early …

Boxing in urgent need of rapid rematch between James DeGale and Badou Jack | Bryan Armen Graham

There was nothing to separate James DeGale and Badou Jack after their world super-middleweight title unification fight at the Barclays Center in New York. It ended in a majority draw which meant the world’s two best 168lb fighters retained their belts. But while an immediate rematch to settle …

Scientists discover possible anti-ageing technique that could eliminate wrinkles

Wrinkles, brown spots, sagging skin – there are things we accept as part and parcel of the skin's ageing process. However, new research from the U.S. …

35 Recipes to Make Using (Mostly) What's Already in Your Pantry

Our refrigerators aren't always teaming with bunches of kale, bushels of beets, and more than 2 carrots. (Are yours? If they are, you deserve something. Perhaps a medal—or cake.)<p>When the crisper's looking sparse and you need to get something, <i>anything</i> on the table, the solution's simple: Head to the …

Easy crispy baked cod

You can get this all ready in advance, then pop it in the oven when you’re nearly ready to eat.<p>Serves<p>6<p>Ingredients<p>50g unsalted butter<br>• small bunch of parsley<br>• 150g breadcrumbs (made from stale bread)<br>• 1 lemon<br>• 6 generous pieces of white fish fillet, such as cod or haddock<br>• olive oil, for …

Meet the It-Brit Celebrity Daughter Who’s About to Take Over Your Makeup Bag

“It just kind of <i>happened</i>," says Iris Law, matter-of-factly. The 16-year-old is calling from the Hotel Café Royal, not far from the London home where she grew up, to discuss her sudden rise in the modeling world—first appearing in last summer’s Miu Miu Resort lookbook and, now, debuting in her first …

Why I Gave Up My Debit Card And Haven't Looked Back

Nearly a year ago, the <i>FT</i> ran a feature about the financial woes of the millennial generation. It was pushed out to Twitter in a now infamous tweet: …

Paris vehicle pollution sticker scheme comes into force

Police checks last week found only one in 50 vehicles stopped had sticker despite them being available since July<p>Drivers in Paris must display an anti-pollution sticker in their vehicles or face fines in the latest attempt by the French authorities to improve air quality.<p>The sticker scheme, which …

Former UKIP chairman Arthur 'Misty' Thackeray admits sexual calls

<b>The former chairman of UKIP in Scotland has admitted making vulgar phone calls to 10 different women.</b><p>Arthur 'Misty' Thackeray, who was chief of staff for the party's MEP David Coburn, appeared at Glasgow Sheriff Court.<p>He pleaded guilty to offences which occurred between October 2007 and December …

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The 17 Best Places to Travel in 2017

From Africa and Asia's hottest beachfronts to the most underrated U.S. cities.<p>In 2017, you're going to need your passport—and your sense of adventure. Our top destinations to visit this year will have you heading out on safari, exploring historic Eastern Europe and South America, tapping into …

WhatsApp vulnerability explained: by the man who discovered it | Tobias Boelter

Facebook denies it is deliberate loophole but Tobias Boelter sets out what the vulnerability is and why it matters<p>There was an outcry when the Guardian published my information regarding a vulnerability within WhatsApp’s implementation of end-to-end encryption, but much of the response misses the …

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The MLK History Forgot

During his last three years on Earth, Martin Luther King went through hell.<p>In January 1966, Martin Luther King Jr.—founding president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Nobel laureate and the nation’s most prominent civil rights activist—moved his family into a squalid tenement …

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New Brain Training App Can Aid Weight Loss

A game which trains the brain to stop reaching for alcohol and unhealthy food such as cakes, biscuits and chocolate can lead to ‘pain free’ weight …

Tokyo office boom fades with more space, fewer workers

TOKYO (Reuters) - Commercial property prices in Tokyo, a bellwether for Japan’s market, look to have peaked as the capital faces a glut of new offices even as the number of office workers is set to decline.<p>Medium-rise and low-rise residences and office buildings are seen from the first observatory …

World's eight richest people have same wealth as poorest 50%

A new report by Oxfam warns of the growing and dangerous concentration of wealth<p>The world’s eight richest billionaires control the same wealth between them as the poorest half of the globe’s population, according to a charity warning of an ever-increasing and dangerous concentration of wealth.<p>In a …

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