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Apple iPhone 5S and 5C handsets unveiled in California

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Mobile

McDonald's, modernism and design

The best arts and literature reads, including Orhan Pamuk on Turkey’s troubles, LS Lowry reappraised and the ingredients of the fast food chain’s aesthetic.<p>Interview: Orhan Pamuk <br>Pankaj Mishra | New Republic | 29 July 2013<br>On literature and Turkish politics. Interesting throughout. “The novel is a …

Literature

National Geographic Travel

Avengers film sequel title and villain revealed by Joss Whedon

<b>Director Joss Whedon has revealed the title of his 2015 Avengers sequel - Avengers: Age of Ultron - at the Comic-Con convention in San Diego.</b><p>It follows on from the hugely successful first movie, reuniting stars including Robert Downey Jr as Iron Man and Chris Hemsworth as Thor.<p>Marvel villain Ultron …

Marvel Universe

Mandela birthday celebrations planned in South Africa

<b>South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has told the nation to begin planning for Nelson Mandela's birthday on 18 July.</b><p>The former president and global statesman, who will turn 95, remains critically ill in hospital in Pretoria.<p>He was admitted on 8 June with a recurring lung infection.<p>President Zuma's …

South Africa

Andy Murray beats Mikhail Youzhny at Wimbledon 2013

WIMBLEDON 2013<p><b>Andy Murray survived some nervous moments to beat Mikhail Youzhny and reach the quarter-finals on another day of drama at Wimbledon.</b><p>The second seed won 6-4 7-6 (7-5) 6-1 to make the last eight for the sixth year in a row at the All England Club.<p>He is now the only Briton remaining in …

Tennis

All state schools in England allowed to set own term dates

<b>All state schools in England will be able to decide their own term dates, under plans for more school autonomy announced by the government.</b><p>This will extend a flexibility that is already available to academies.<p>It could mean that more state schools switch from the long six week summer holidays.<p>The …

United Kingdom

Laura Robson beats Marina Erakovic at Wimbledon 2013

WIMBLEDON 2013<p><b>Laura Robson produced a stunning fightback to beat Marina Erakovic and become the first British woman to reach the last 16 at Wimbledon since 1998.</b><p>The British number one was three points from a straight-sets defeat on Court Two, but recovered to win 1-6 7-5 6-3.<p>Robson, 19, will face …

Tennis

Scientists create first 3D digital brain

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The Brain

Elena Baltacha wins Nottingham Challenge triumph

<b>Elena Baltacha won her first title in two years with victory over world number 135 Tadeja Majeric of Slovenia at the ITF Nottingham Challenge.</b><p>The 29-year-old Briton won 7-5 7-6 (9-7) in her seventh tournament since returning from an injury that had kept her out since the London Olympics.<p>The British …

Tennis

Archbishop of Canterbury and Pope meet for first time

<b>The Archbishop of Canterbury has met Pope Francis for the first time since the pair became leaders of their respective Churches in March.</b><p>The Most Reverend Justin Welby's visit to Rome has been described as brief and informal, allowing the two Church leaders to become acquainted.<p>Pope Francis said …

Church of England

The Maine of Spain

You’ve never heard of my favorite place in Spain. It’s not stylish Barcelona, foodie San Sebastian, or picturesque Mallorca. But <b>La Coruña</b> is just as unique.<p>I’ve been returning to the small capital city of Galicia — the northwestern corner of Spain that sits atop Portugal like a cap — for 12 years …

Five unforgettable rail journeys

From a luxury odyssey through the Australian outback to traversing the peaks of the Ecuadorian Andes, here are some of the best ways to get on board.<p>There are few more memorable ways to travel than by train. From rail odysseys through the outback to day trips in Britain, here are five ways to get …

5 Sky Events This Week: Mercury Rising, Moon Meets the Lion’s Heart

Changing Planet<p>Mercury, Venus and Mars share the inner solar system with Earth and will be on display in the evening skies this week. Credit: JPL/NASA<p><b>This week skywatchers get a chance to watch the moon strike a pose with bright stars while the most elusive of naked-eye planets puts on its best sky</b> …

Rafael Nadal beats David Ferrer to win eighth French Open title

<b>Rafael Nadal coped with an on-court intruder and the Paris rain to beat fellow Spaniard David Ferrer and win a record eighth French Open title.</b><p>Nadal, 27, came through 6-3 6-2 6-3 to reaffirm his dominance on clay, and further elevate himself among the greats of the sport.<p>Most wins at a Grand …

Tennis

It’s A Go: All Major Music Labels Have Signed Off On iRadio

We’ve been hearing reports for weeks now that Apple has been slowly signing deals with the three major music publishers to launch their new streaming music service, iRadio. There was just one conspicuous holdout. Sony. But now, the deal has been inked.<p>AllThingsD reports that Sony Music has inked a …

Sony Music

The Icon: Sydney Opera House

The billowing Sydney Opera House was a gamble when it started. Literally.<p>Costs were estimated at $7 million, but the building’s final price tag came to $102 million, with the money coming mostly from the State Lottery. And the punters who paid for it had to wait to hear the fat lady sing — the …