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The Wall Street Journal's Trump problem

Dozens have left the paper in the past year and interviews with current and ex-staffers show outrage over pressure from management to normalize Trump<p>On Monday 13 February, just over three weeks after Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Wall Street Journal’s editor-in-chief Gerry Baker held a town-hall …

Journalism

Should we ban boxing? Absolutely not

Who can forget the night that changed boxing forever?<p>I can’t. I was 12.<p>I remember the horror as Michael Watson was stretchered out of the ring. A night that had begun as sport finished as one man’s battle for life, and lasting psychological trauma for his devastated opponent, Chris Eubank Sr.<p>This …

Amazon's Dash buttons can do more than order stuff for you

It had to happen. It was practically begging to happen. Someone figured out a way to make Amazon’s Dash button useful for something other than …

Northern Ireland: when Britain fought terror with terror

When Martin McCauley was 19, he was shot by police as an IRA suspect. His best friend was killed. The RUC has always denied that it had a shoot to kill policy, but now fresh evidence is emerging<p>Martin McCauley and Michael Tighe were country boys. They grew up a stone’s throw from each other, on …

Prostate cancer breakthrough as scientists crack genetic code behind nine in 10 tumours

Nine out of 10 cases of late stage prostate cancer can now be linked to changes in the DNA of sufferers, the Institute of Cancer Research<p>Thousands of men suffering from advanced prostate cancer have been offered new hope of a cure after scientists discovered the genetic cause behind 90 per cent of …

Cancer

The best and worst airlines for delivering bags to the carousel

There’s nothing worse than landing in Britain after a week in the sun – cold, miserable, and with nothing but a week in the office to look forward to – and being forced to wait an aeon for your luggage to arrive.<p>But one UK airport is now naming and shaming those airlines and handling agents that …

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