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Almost 40% Of Men Think There Are Enough Women MPs, And Some Women Agree

Almost 40% of men think there are enough women in parliament, despite the fact only 22% of MPs are female.<p>There are 650 MPs but only 147 are women - …

Electric Cars Drive Demand For Cheaper, More Powerful Batteries

If there's one person you'd expect to have an electric car, it's Venkat Srinivasan. He's in charge of battery research at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California.<p>"I'm actually in the market for a new car and would love to buy an electric car," he says. "But there are practical …

Another new cast addition for Game of Thrones season 4

Thought we’d had our final new addition to the enormous ensemble of <b>Game of Thrones</b> for its upcoming fourth season? Well think again. According to fan …

Opinion

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Christians 'face extinction' amid sectarian terror, minister warns

Exclusive: violence against Christian minorities is now a "global crisis" as worshippers are driven out of their ancient homelands by militants, a senior minister warns<p>Christianity is in danger of becoming extinct in its ancient homelands because of a rising tide of sectarian attacks, a senior …

Foreign Policy

David Moyes set for cash boost as Manchester United post record profit

David Moyes is set to be handed significant funds to spend in the January transfer window after Manchester United posted record financial …

Why PSG’s Ezequiel Lavezzi is the man to solve Arsenal’s striker riddle

Whether you accept that Arsenal are title contenders or not, it’s hard to disagree with the notion that they will be around the top of the league …

Booooo: Mike Skinner on the glory days of UK garage

We are surrounded by the revival of UK garage. Young 'uns all over are repurposing the trademark shuffle in clubs and other places they go out to, or stay in at. The old faces have returned to play in new venues, or the old venues with new names. But it's different this time. It's either part of …

The US can lock up hackers, but it can't crush their spirit | Laurie Penny

Hacking,LulzSec,US constitution and civil liberties,US news,World news,Law,Technology,UK news,Extradition,UK criminal justice<p>Jeremy Hammond is just the the latest to be targeted in a global witchhunt against the brightest minds of a generation<p>Why is the US sending some of its best young minds to …