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And the World's Most Expensive City for Expats Is...

A new ranking of the world’s most expensive cities for expats knocked the usual candidates — New York, Tokyo and London — off of the list. The true …

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The Beatles walking back the other way on Abbey Road, 1969

The Beatles walking back the other way on Abbey Road, 1969. Photo: Iain Macmillan/Bloomsbury Auctions.

Paul Dacre teaches the Guardian how to sell newspapers the old fashioned way

An old journalist told me that there was a time when people used to know the names of national newspaper editors. It’s a mark of Fleet Street’s decline, he said, that Alan Rusbridger of the Guardian and Paul Dacre of the Mail are the only well known editors today. He added that Rusbridger is famous …

Guardian CEO: my newspaper can’t survive in the UK

The chief executive of The Guardian has delivered a rather grim verdict about the newspaper’s future (or lack thereof). ‘At the moment, I believe we could not survive in the U.K,’ says Andrew Miller, blaming the ‘oversupply’ of newspapers and the omnipresence of the BBC. He has been speaking to the …

Irony alert: Newspapers were social media long before blogs and Facebook came along

There are a host of complex reasons why the newspaper industry is in the shape it is — including the disruption of the print advertising model that …

Gannett to add USA Today pages to its local newspapers | Reuters

(Reuters) - USA Today, nicknamed “The Nation’s Newspaper,” is getting local.<p>The logos of Gannett Co and its flagship newspaper, USA Today, are seen outside their corporate headquarters in McLean, Virginia, July 23, 2013. REUTERS/Larry Downing<p>Gannett Co, the parent company of the nationally …

News Corp Buys Storyful, A Site That Finds News Stories On Social Media, For $25 Million

Here's the release:<p>Accelerating News Corp's digital transformation and video strategy, the company has acquired Storyful, the world's first social news agency.<p>Building on Storyful's skill in finding verified news amidst the noise of social media, News Corp will use its own global scale, robust …

2013's biggest media stories

It was a sea-change year for the media — one filled with industry-shaking events and some memorable press blunders.<p>2013 was indeed exceptional: Edward Snowden released the biggest leak in U.S. history; President Barack Obama lost the goodwill of a press corps that not long ago had been accused of …

Will the Liverpool Post's demise be followed by more newspaper closures?

Trinity Mirror's Birmingham weekly and others might appear to be next in line – but some regionals may be more resilient

Anjelica Huston Tells Her 'Story' Of Growing Up With A Director Dad

Anjelica Huston is best-known for her performances in <i>Prizzi's Honor, The Grifters, The Addams Family, The Royal Tenenbaums</i> and the TV series <i>Smash</i>. But her new memoir about her early life, <i>A Story Lately Told,</i> ends just as her successful acting career begins. That part of her life will be in a second …

45 Vintage Photos Of Manhattan In The 1940s

His works have been donated to and maintained by Cushman's alma mater Indiana University, which has kindly given us permission to publish his gallery of New York City photos taken in 1941 and 1942.<p>They give a great impression of what Chinatown, the Financial District, and Midtown looked like 70 …

Top 10 crime movies

Peter Bradshaw on crime<p>Controversially, the cinema has always made criminals look cool. The big screen loves bad guys and, to modify Blake's description of Milton, has often been of the devil's party, while knowing it perfectly well. Yet crime and transgression are the stuff of drama and real life, …

50 Years Ago Today: The Beatles Released Their Debut Single, ‘Love Me Do’

Exactly 50 years ago today, on October 5th, 1962, a new single titled “Love Me Do” hit record stores all over England. It was the debut 45 by the …

Music

Hay Festival 2012: Ian Rankin on crime fiction, thrillers and beginners guides to spy satellites

Speaking at the Telegraph Hay Festival, author Ian Rankin reveals that exacting research into spy satellites was never really his cup of tea.<p>Ian Rankin spoke at the Telegraph Hay Festival. To follow live updates, news and features, visit our Hay Festival page.

Ian Rankin: 'I am, of course, a frustrated rock star'

"Ah, I remember this; it was the only place in the city you could get a proper wooden clothes pole," grins Britain's most affably bankable literary talent, or at least the one most devoid of airs, graces or hints of pretension. You get the feeling he'd happily have settled for a pork pie and can of …

Scotland's Award-Winning Master Crime Writer, Ian Rankin

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John Lennon’s Final Interview

On December 5, 1980, three days before he was murdered, John Lennon sat down with <i>Rolling Stone</i>‘s Jonathan Cott for a nine-hour interview. Select …

The Real Story Behind the Beatles’ Last Days

Sunday marked an anniversary most Beatles fans would rather forget: the day in 1970 when Paul McCartney announced to the world that the Beatles were …

Music

The Lost Beatles Photos: Rare Shots From 1964-1966

(no title)<p>Upon arriving in Los Angeles for their August 23, 1964 concert at the Hollywood Bowl the Beatles discovered their reservations at the …

Los Angeles

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