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Booking.com cuts local service in Turkey

A Turkish court has ruled against the popular travel website over alleged unfair competition. The company has since stopped offering local services …

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These Victorian Baby Pictures Are Filled With Hidden People

Don’t look now, kid. Your mom is under that blanket.<p>Next time you see an old black-and-white photograph of a baby, look closer. That baby’s mother might be hidden in the photograph. In fact, once you know what you’re looking for, you’ll probably start seeing mothers everywhere: Buried beneath …

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How to make the perfect apple pie

Puff or shortcrust, cooking apples or dessert, cream or custard – and can plain old apple pie compete with tarte tatin and strudel?<p>When something is described as "as American as apple pie", it simply means that no one remembers exactly which immigrant group brought it with them – and where the …

A size 16 mannequin with a flat stomach? Excuse me if I don't rejoice, Debenhams, says Harriet Walker To reduce the complex psychology surrounding body image to the waist span of a mannequin is to utterly miss the point: http://gu.com/p/3k7fm/fb

A leading marine biologist has warned that jellyfish could be taking over our seas, potentially putting millions of tourists at risk. Dr Lisa-Ann Gershwin has blamed the increase in "bloom" activity on overfishing and changing water temperatures. More here: http://fw.to/EoJJHGM Photo: AP

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Demonstrators march in St Petersburg against hate and fascism

Activists in St Petersburg have taken to the streets to march against hate and fascism. They say they want to draw attention to rising nationalism and xenophobia in Russia.<p>Boris Vishnevsky, from the opposition party Yabloko, believes the Russian government is encouraging hatred: “Xenophobia and …