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The media’s sickening Sanders double standard: How the socialist brings out their true colors

Bernie Sanders’ 2016 campaign reveals how skewed our attitudes toward wealth and taxation have become<p>Bernie Sanders held his first major presidential campaign event in Vermont yesterday afternoon after kicking off his 2016 bid with a delightfully offbeat Capitol Hill press conference. The tone of …

It sprang from the brain of one man, Tim Berners-Lee, and is the fastest-growing communication medium of all time. A quarter-century on, we examine how the web has transformed our lives<p>The thing that is most extraordinary about the internet is the way it enables <i>permissionless</i> innovation. This stems …

Boxpark

Top 5 reviews of Boxpark<p>Boxpark 5.0 out of 5<p>24 April 2018<p>by Jaana S.<p>This was the coolest place ever. So many fun and hip options for food and …

UK names soldier murdered in London

A soldier hacked to death on the streets of London has been named as 25-year-old Drummer Lee Rigby, who served in Afghanistan in 2009, Britain's Ministry of Defence said.<p>"An extremely popular and witty soldier, Drummer Rigby was a larger than life personality within the Corps of Drums and was well …

Stephen Hawking's support for the boycott of Israel is a turning point

A standard objection to the Palestinian campaign for the boycott of Israel is that it would cut off "dialogue" and hurt the chances of peace. We've …

What caused the Boston Marathon bombings? It's complicated …

So it's settled, then: the suspects in last week's Boston bombings were "motivated by their religious views". That's the essence of an Associated …

The special dread of terrorism for Muslims in the west

I was born in Pakistan but have been fortunate enough to have had a happy life growing up in Toronto, Canada – a place where I have always felt at …

Notes on a bombing: five thoughts about Boston

Nobody knows anything. William Goldman's timeless verdict on Hollywood also applies, it seems, to the handful of spectacular real-life events that …

Is it wrong for a person to change their accent?

<b>Quentin Letts, columnist and sketch writer at the Daily Mail</b><p>Good on David Beckham for poshing up his accent. Since moving to America the footballer …

Things To Do In London Today: Friday 19 April 2013

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London’s best cafés and coffee shops

There’s more to London’s cafés than just great brews. The capital is brimming with top notch coffee culture, and we've rounded up the best places to …

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Top 10 London department stores

Stocking everything from footwear to furnishings, clothes to caviar, cosmetics to bridal wear, London's department stores offer a convenient one-stop …

Retro Soho: you won’t believe what the West End looked like in the ’30s – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 1:30 pm, April 16, 2013 in Photos of London<p>Believe it or not, there was a time when Soho wasn’t all bijou coffee shops, media agencies and …

Visiting London for the first time

If you're visiting London for the first time, here are some top tips to make your first trip safe, easy and, most of all, fun! Start here for …

Is Andrew Marr's stroke proof that high-intensity exercise is dangerous?

Andrew Marr, the 53-year-old BBC TV presenter and journalist, made a guest appearance on his own show yesterday, just four months after a …

Margaret Thatcher funeral: Galloway attacks 'canonisation of wicked woman'

George Galloway has denounced the decision to spend £10m on the "canonisation of this wicked woman", a reference to Lady Thatcher's funeral on …

Thatcher Ding Dong! chart campaign is puerile – but the best protest available

It remains to be seen whether Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead will be the nation's No 1 by the end of the week – I'm not sure it will sustain the …

Margaret Thatcher's death on newspaper front pages – in pictures

Iain Banks: why I'm supporting a cultural boycott of Israel

I support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign because, especially in our instantly connected world, an injustice committed against …

Language Learning Startup Busuu Hits 30M Users And Launches New Kids iPad App

Just this week Rosetta Stone acquired Seattle-based online language-learning community Livemocha for $8.5 million in cash. At exit Livemocha had a 16 million member online language-learning community. It had also raised $19 million over six years. But today Busuu, a competing language-learning …

Internet privacy - the right to be forgotten | Technology

Viktor Mayer-Schönberger says the ability to forget our past, both on and offline, is an essential part of what makes us human

Watch Videos Of How To Use Cover Feed, Notifications And Chat Heads On Facebook Home

Facebook Home brings a variety of new features to the Android experience, and now you can see those in action in a video series released by launch carrier partner AT&T via their official YouTube channel. The features demoed are the new Cover Feed home screen, Notifications, and Chat Heads, all of …

BBC's seven social classes: The Wire version

The audacious attempt by the BBC and leading academics to redefine social class in Britain into seven categories has come in for some criticism, and …

Nurses spend too much time chatting, says Downing St patient tsar Ann Clywd

Nurses spend too much time "constantly chatting" in their office space and should be brought back on to hospital wards, the Government's new patient adviser has warned.<p>Ann Clwyd, a Labour MP advising the Coalition, has received thousands of letter from people worried about the poor care of their …