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Scotland and the ‘neverendum’ fear | Financial Times

Only 458 days until Scotland’s independence referendum on September 18 next year. If the result is, as expected, a No, will there be a second one in …

The Distinct, Positive Impact of a Good Dad

How fathers contribute to their kids' lives<p>Are dads dispensable? A lot of scholars and writers weighing in on fatherhood these days have come to the conclusion that they are. As Jennifer Aniston, for example, once put the point in the high-profile context of a press conference: "Women are realizing …

Chinese supercomputer tops the charts -- two years early

Performing more than 33 quadrillion calculations per second, a new Chinese supercomputer called Tianhe-2 arrived two years earlier than expected to claim the top spot in a list of the 500 most powerful supercomputers in the world.<p>The Top500 list, updated twice a year at the International …

The G8 and China – a self defeating exclusion | Financial Times

Organisations die when they become irrelevant. That is what is happening to the G8 which, for reasons I can’t understand, continues to exclude China. …

So how much is your house really worth? | Financial Times

Gloomy predictions of a meltdown in the UK’s residential property market have come to nothing. Far from collapsing, house prices have risen beyond …

Week ahead: June 17 – 21 | Financial Times

<i>Look out for: IEA gas report,</i> <i>Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro receives audience with Pope Francis in Rome, and the Iranian presidential election</i> …

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Won’t a good moral life get me to heaven?

Peter Ustinov, the famous actor, was asked in a television interview for his 'doctrine of man'. He gave the reply 'Man is essentially good!' and was …

A banker at bay

HISTORY sometimes drips with irony. Just as the City’s elite was gathering beneath the great dome of St Paul’s Cathedral to watch a debate on …

Lions 2013: Shane Williams & Christian Wade an exciting one-off

<b>"We knew this gig was all about thinking on the hoof," said Lions assistant coach Graham Rowntree on Friday. "Things change late, people become unavailable, you just have to get on with it."</b><p>Barely 36 hours later, after a stirring 47-17 victory over the New South Wales Waratahs in Sydney, the Lions …

What Makes Dad Special

All around the world, dads are special today. Father’s Day is the third Sunday of June in the United States and more than 80 nations. It is fitting …