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Manchester United's US tour: Who impressed? What did we learn?

<b>Three wins, seven goals, one defeat, two no-shows, 26 players and two transfer headaches.</b><p>That was the story of Manchester United's pre-season tour of the United States, which ended with a 2-0 defeat by Paris St-Germain in Chicago on Wednesday.<p>After watching all four tour games, BBC Sport assesses …

A rough guide to mind-reading

When I raise my index finger on entering my local bar in the Netherlands, by some mysterious process a bottle of La Chouffe is brought to the table. This is a trivial example of mind-reading. That last sentence might read like an oxymoron, but mind-reading is commonplace; and like many things we …

Bermuda Triangle 1817 Tsunami Triggered by Earthquake: Report

A Bermuda Triangle 1817 tsunami that tossed ships as far away as the Delaware River near Philadelphia was triggered by an earthquake.<p>At the time, …

Who Are The Richest Politicians In Britain?

Jeremy Hunt could soon become the richest member of Cabinet due to a potential £15m windfall from the sale of his educational listings firm …

What Sound Does A Fox Really Make?

A Norwegian dance-pop song called "The Fox" asks the question: the cow goes moo, the duck goes quack, but what sound does the fox make? We have the answer!<p>A music video from a Norwegian duo called Ylvis is primed to, as the<p>kidsmarketers say, "go viral," because it is catchy and weird and foreign …

Happy Birthday to Ida H Hyde

Although Ida Henrietta Hyde was born in 1857, her life story in science sometimes sounds very modern. For one thing she was raised by a single parent, as her father abandoned his wife and five children early in Hyde's childhood; for another she had to scrimp and save and work low-paid jobs to pay …

From Russia with love: PM swaps G20 for wedding

Just 24 hours after attending the G20 summit in St Petersburg, David Cameron was at the wedding of his sister-in-law in North Yorkshire.<p>The Prime Minister was accompanied by his wife Samantha to the marriage of her half-sister, Alice Sheffield to Etienne Cadestin on Saturday.<p>Mrs Cameron, 42, wore a …

Rory Stewart MP: In Syria, the best solution is a negotiated peace

There is a lesson in history, explains former diplomat Rory Stewart MP, who has worked in some of the world’s trouble spots. If we intervene, we must be prepared to accept the possibility of failure.<p>Like hundreds of thousands of civilians, soldiers, contractors, UN and charity-staff, I have worked …

Somali women in the Labour party – Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

Somali women have always been engaged in politics in Somalia. In the 1970s Somalia had the largest and strongest military in Africa and a vast number …

SNP facing questions over CBI Scotland 'no-show'

An astonishing gulf has emerged between the SNP and business after no Nationalist ministers or MSPs were said to have attended this week’s flagship CBI Scotland dinner.<p>Senior parliamentarians from all the main Unionist parties joined hundreds of leaders from some of Scotland’s largest employers, …

David Cameron misses the Queen's Highland Games, again

The Prime Minister will not be joining the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh for the Braemar Gathering, for the second year in a row.<p>They are the highlight of the Queen’s summer holiday, but the Highland Games will be missed again by David Cameron.<p>Mandrake can disclose that the Prime Minister will …

Clear Cranial Implant Lets Doctors See Into The Brain

Some skulls really just need a window view.<p>Researchers from the University of California, Riverside have debuted a new transparent cranial implant that could let doctors peek inside the brain without having to drill a new hole in the skull every time--a technique that could allow for easier …

A Skull Made Of Cocaine And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Drones Are Now Delivering Packages In One Chinese City

Like robot courier pigeons, with about the same carrying capacity<p>After a user on the Chinese social media site Weibo posted about seeing flying robots with the SF Express logo, the delivery company admitted that it has begun trials of package-delivery drones in the city of Dongguan in southeast …