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A Spy Among Friends review: Kim Philby's treacherous friendship with Nicholas Elliott

Ben Macintyre's account of Kim Philby's long friendship with the MI6 spy Nicholas Elliott is a riveting read<p>In January 1963, two middle-aged Englishmen took tea together in the Christian quarter of Beirut. An eavesdropper might have mistaken their references to Eton, the <i>Observer</i>, and a nasty flu …

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Possible Sony Xperia G pictured, tipped as upcoming mid-ranger

Sony appears to have a number of Android phones in the works, and while we’ve seen what its efforts look like to deliver additional flagship-level …

Did Under Armour Accidentally Sabotage The USA Speed Skating Team At Sochi?

Celebrate, Russians! Somebody screwed up majorly at Sochi, and for once it wasn’t your corrupt government or incompetent corporations! It was <i>our</i> incompetent corporations! Specifically, Under Armour might have just cost the US speedskating team not just the gold, but the podium completely.<p>First, a …

"You're Not Welcome in This Community!"

What happens when you wallpaper yourself in Seahawks gear and head to Denver? What happens when you roll into Seattle in a car festooned with Broncos flags? In the wake of rising concern over bad fan behavior at NFL games, one man goes to find out... and winds up face to face with Richard Sherman's …

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The Collected Poems of Denise Levertov

“As you read / the sea is turning its dark pages.” The vivid verse of Levertov (writer, activist, and protege of T.S. Eliot) is collected in this …


“I will once again have to eat cemetery dirt if, one night, the ink ceases to flow through the black quills of the fir trees.” The final excerpt from Josef Winkler’s novel “Graveyard of Bitter Oranges”: Art credit Anthony Cudahy.

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Healthy Recipes: 5 Muscle-Building Breakfasts

How many times have you heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day? Not to sound like a broken record, but it is. What you eat in the …


Where is this Tesco supermarket? In the Chinese town of Dangong, which borders with North Korea: And - thanks to the long alliance between the two countries - Dandong is full of North Koreans. The BBC's Lucy Williamson meets them.

Hollande's approval rating inches up to 22 percent - poll | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande’s approval rating rose in December for the first time in months, a poll showed on Sunday, but most voters still doubt he can revive a struggling economy.<p>France's President Francois Hollande reacts during a ceremony where he named French singer …

The Best Video Game Publishers Of 2013

Video game publishers are often seen as the Big Bad Wolves of the industry.<p>That can be the case: Some publishers have been known to rush game releases, pumping out less-than-finished games, and over-charging for downloadable content (DLC) among other questionable practices. This has been kindling …

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Mumsnet addicts ask to be blocked from site, founder reveals

Justine Roberts, the co-founder of Mumsnet, said her team get requests from parents asking to be banned from the site due to worries it is soaking up too much of their time<p>The founder of Mumsnet revealed many users ask to be banned from the site due to fears they have become addicted to it.<p>Justine …

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Bomb explodes on Israeli bus, no one hurt - police | Reuters

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A bomb that Israeli authorities suspect was planted by Palestinian militants exploded in a bus near Tel Aviv on Sunday after passengers were evacuated, and police said no one was hurt.<p>Israeli police explosive experts survey a damaged bus at the scene of an explosion in the Tel …

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