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Strictly Come Dancing 2017: all the contestants – ranked

Who’s a Terminator? Who’s a crude filler figure? And whose 80s pop career will make them a monster on the dance floor? As Strictly kicks off, we answer all your key questions about this year’s sparkling stars<p>Strictly Come Dancing begins on Saturday, and this year’s lineup is ready to go. One will …

Suspects held across Europe in alleged plot to kidnap Norwegian diplomats

UK’s north-east counter-terrorism unit confirms four men have been arrested in Britain, while six people have been held in Italy and three in Norway<p>European law-enforcement authorities say they have broken up a Kurdish Sunni terror group whose members were willing to become suicide bombers and who …

Go Behind the Lens of That Famous V-J Day Kiss in Times Square

LIFE photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt kissing a woman during V-J Day celebrations in Times Square, August 14, 1945.<br>William C. Shrout—The LIFE Picture …

Black & White Photography

Is Richard Dawkins destroying his reputation? | Sophie Elmhirst

The scientist and bestselling writer has become the face of a new crusading atheism. But even his closest allies worry that his online provocations do more harm than good<p>In Dublin, not long ago, Richard Dawkins visited a steakhouse called Darwin’s. He was in town to give a talk on the origins of …

Religion

How Isis crippled al-Qaida | Shiv Malik, Ali Younes, Spencer Ackerman, Mustafa Khalili

Photograph: Mustafa Khalili<p>Abu ­Muhammad al-Maqdisi, the intellectual godfather of al-Qaida.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/10/1433954982833/1b7d66ce-79f0-4547-b570-f68f1f82bd4e-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Mustafa Khalili<p>Abu ­Muhammad al-Maqdisi, the …

Al-Qaeda

100 days of solitude: Syriza struggles as Greeks once again stare into the abyss

In the countdown to Syriza marking 100 days in office, Greece got its first crisis monument. Arms outstretched, mouth wide open, his face locked in despair, the sculpture depicts a man dangling from a financial index in free fall. Below, his world of concrete and stone lies broken and …

Selling off our national assets is a wilfully destructive policy

Will Hutton is quite right about the long-term impact of this government’s policy of selling off the country’s assets (“Eurostar, kerching! But is it really so smart to sell off our best assets?”, Comment). They are trying to make a short-term dent in a persistent deficit to persuade the electorate …

The Spectator at war: Supportive opposition

From ‘Lord Curzon’s Speech’, <i>The Spectator</i>, 9 January 1915:<p>We are glad to record, though in no way surprised to find, that Lord Curzon takes a very serious and very clearly defined view of the duties of the Opposition during a period of national crisis. He recognized that part of these duties in war …

Γιατροί του Κόσμου: Δεν γνωρίζαμε ότι προμηθευτής ήταν ο Ηλ. Παναγιώταρος

Δείτε ακόμα<p><b>Β. Κεγκέρογλου: Προμηθευτής των Γιατρών του Κόσμου ο Ηλ. Παναγιώταρος</b> 11/04/2014 13:07<p>Ανακοίνωση για το θέμα που δημιουργήθηκε σχετικά με …

An angel kidnapped by Gypsies? In the absence of all the facts, age-old libels are being replayed

She is, we have been told repeatedly, the girl Greece is calling "the blonde angel". She is certainly blonde – and she is a young child who deserves concern as all children do, particularly those facing poverty or discrimination. Whether or not she is angelic is a matter of stereotype rather than …

Nielsen ratings

<b>Nielsen ratings</b> are the audience measurement systems operated by Nielsen Media Research that seek to determine the audience size and composition of …

Marinaleda: Spain's communist model village

Marinaleda, in impoverished Andalusia, used to suffer terrible hardships. Led by a charismatic mayor, the village declared itself a communist utopia and took farmland to provide for everyone. Could it be the answer to modern capitalism's failings?<p>In 2004, I was leafing through a travel guide to …

Associated Press News

Associated Press News

RealNetworks Unveils RealPlayer Cloud in Video Service Bid

RealNetworks, which has been trying to turn around its business, is launching a new player and cloud service tonight called RealPlayer Cloud.<p>The …

What causes a beer belly?

We know beer is pretty calorific, as are the snacks we crave to accompany it. But why does it specifically affect men’s guts? Greg Foot explains all.<p>When you drink beer, your liver has to go into overdrive to detoxify the alcohol. Now add a few packets of crisps to the equation, maybe some peanuts …

Alcohol

In Berlin you'd better watch your… stop | DW | 20.09.2013

There are plenty of reasons to be late in Berlin: say you were caught in traffic, or that the rails are under construction (always works in Berlin), …

Al Qaeda driving exodus of Syrians | DW | 20.09.2013

Dozens of Syrian refugees cluster night and day around the wooden picnic tables of a park on the outskirts of Urfa in Southern Turkey. Most of them …