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Qatar under growing pressure over workers' deaths as Fifa is urged to act

Victims' groups and UN urge football governing body to halt death toll before 2022 World Cup<p>International pressure on Qatar to prevent exploitation of migrant workers in the buildup to the 2022 football World Cup escalated on Wednesday as victims' groups and the United Nations urged the game's …

Google generation ‘clueless’ about dates of world-changing historical events

<b>Dates of world-changing events in history are fast disappearing from our memories – because it is easier to Google the answer.</b><p>Growing numbers of us …

Britain must look abroad to sustain Tech City

Britain needs more talent to fuel the latest dotcom boom, which means looking further afield, says Silicon Valley veteran Jonas Almgren.<p>Britain, and especially London, is poised on the brink of becoming one of the power houses of the global digital economy, a genuine European rival to Silicon …

Why music is good for the heart

Doctors have discovered what music-lovers always guessed – music touches places nothing else can reach, says Ivan Hewett<p>In its onward march, science is always trampling over folk-wisdom. But sometimes a piece of research comes along which shows folk-wisdom might have a point after all. There’s been …

Tebbit: Gay marriage could lead to artificial insemination lesbian Queen shock

The passing of the gay marriage bill could lead to a lesbian monarch passing on the right of succession to her child through artificially …

Alex Ferguson retires: Manchester United manager's career in pictures - Telegraph

Sir Alex Ferguson's best quotes - Telegraph

Soccer

The Independent View: Rumble in the Jungle as Cable takes on Tarzan

After all the warm words and soft soap on Lord Heseltine’s No Stone Unturned report, in an interview with The Northern Echo, Business Secretary Vince …

Ukip will cause political earthquake in European elections, says Nigel Farage

The United Kingdom Independence party will trigger a political "earthquake" in next year's European parliamentary elections, its leader, Nigel …

Boston bombing: How internet detectives got it very wrong

<b>Internet users tried for days to piece together clues about the culprits of the Boston bombings. The result? They got it wrong - and left innocent people fearing for their safety. Many are now asking: should "crowd-sourced investigations" be stopped?</b><p>Thousands have been tirelessly picking through …

Internet

App to prevent 'accidental incest' proves a hit with Icelanders

The risk of Icelanders accidentally sleeping with a relative is apparently high enough to justify the creation of a smartphone app to help prevent it.<p>…

FA Cup's new kick-off time shows little thought for fans

There is not much football and rugby fans agree on. The shape of the ball, the selection of chants, whether to stage a minute’s silence for a deceased former prime minister: the two tribes rarely see eye to eye. But this week, they have found common ground: they are united in a disdain for those …

Margaret Thatcher Pips Tony Blair In Prime Minister Poll

Margaret Thatcher has pipped Tony Blair in a new opinion poll of Prime Ministers past and present.<p>The Iron Lady was rated as the premier who would do …

These 10,000 Falling iPhones Are A Friendly Reminder That Fake Videos Are Getting Crazy Real

Ah. Remember the good ol’ days of the Internet? When the only fakes we had to worry about were the images and the people? Video was like a safe haven. Sure, there’d be some shakycam footage of a dude in a bigfoot costume every once in a while — but if something looked real and moved at a decent …

Living above the shop: Margaret Thatcher at Downing Street

Margaret Thatcher moved into Number 10 in June 1979 shortly after winning her first general election. She was not greatly impressed by the untidy …

Roy Hodgson: I watch too many games without any Englishmen

England manager Roy Hodgson has bemoaned the fact that he goes to too many games without any Englishmen featuring in them.<p>The Three Lions boss …