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Movie Review - Drinking Buddies (2013)

<b>Drinking Buddies</b>, 2013.<p>Written and Directed by Joe Swanberg.<br>Starring Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson, Anna Kendrick, Ron Livingston, Ti West, Jason …

Thor: The Dark World crosses $100 million internationally

There’s still a few days to go before <b>Thor: The Dark World</b> opens in the States, but the film began rolling out in several international territories …

New species of humpback dolphin discovered in Australia

A species of humpback dolphin unknown to science has been swimming in waters north of Australia undetected, a international team of researchers has discovered<p>The yet-to-be-named species has been identified through a decade-long scientific collaboration that involved genetic mapping and the physical …

Zoology

AIDS Scientists Encouraged By Antibodies That Hit Monkey Virus

Scientists have a new idea for beating HIV: Target the virus with guided missiles called monoclonal antibodies.<p>At least in monkeys infected with an experimental virus similar to the human AIDS virus, the approach produced what researchers call "profound therapeutic efficacy."<p>The results appear …

In Turkey, 4 Female Politicians Wear Headscarves In Parliament For First Time In 14 Years

Four female lawmakers from Turkey's Islamic-rooted government attended a parliament session on Thursday wearing headscarves, for the first time in 14 years.<p>In 1999, Turkish American lawmaker Merve Kavakci arrived in parliament wearing a headscarf for her swearing-in ceremony. She was booed out of …

Chinese boy, 10, 'ordered' to jump from building by teacher after talking in class

A Chinese father is calling for an inquiry after his 10-year-old son threw himself from a high-rise building, allegedly on the orders of a teacher who caught him talking in class<p>A 10-year-old boy fell to his death from a 30-storey block of flats after a primary school teacher “ordered” him to jump, …

Self-Criticism

Once again, Labour's future rests on two bright boys

Chuka Umunna and Tristram Hunt are the Blair and Brown of today, but have they truly learnt the lessons of the demise of New Labour?<p>In a diary entry written 30 years ago, Alan Clark described John Smith’s “very tough team”, which included “two bright boys called Brown and Blair”. Three decades on, …

BBC licence fee should be cut or scrapped, poll finds

Exclusive Telegraph/ICM research warns "writing is on the wall" for the BBC licence fee<p>Seventy per cent of voters believe that the BBC licence fee should be abolished or cut, according to a new ICM poll for The Sunday Telegraph.<p>Nearly half of those questioned – 49 per cent – said the charge should …

iPads banned from Cabinet meetings over surveillance fears

iPads have been banned from Cabinet meetings due to fears of foreign intelligence agencies bugging confidential meetings<p>The securities services fear foreign intelligence agencies have developed the ability to turn mobile devices such as phones and tablets into bugs without the owner’s knowledge, …

Surveillance