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Male friendship is often overlooked in the 20th-century novel, but in her Booker short-listed novel Yanagihara places it centre.
No, I said I love YOU more.
Humans as well as zebra finches go through hurdles to find their perfect partner – and this may better ensure the survival of any offspring.
The book prize is the publisher’s answer to the persistent grumble that fiction is in its death throes; an attempt to combat the perceived threat of the digital.
And yea, the very earth will be moved…
It's been hailed as the most radical course correction in Labour history. But is it?
A life lived.
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The first to have benefited from the NHS the longest, more marriages and long retirement – but more living with disability too.
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The heavy hand of the law has no place in helping teenagers learn about sex – but teenagers must realise it can still catch up with them.
Let’s all go on a maths walk.
Maths is all around us. Let children hunt for it.
The Co-op Bank faces an uphill struggle to win back credibility with the regulator, with investors, and, crucially, with customers.
Aspirin dissolves extra cancer risk in inherited condition and could have same effect for others.
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Aspirin reduces cancer risk in overweight people with an inherited condition, but the findings could be relevant to the rest of us too.
Cargo that automatically reports to customs, containers that monitor their contents, and robots that pick and pack at either end: technology is changing freight, forever.
US row might suggest using feotal tissue is new - in fact it's not only a long-held practice, but essential for many medical breakthroughs.
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Across the world prices have dropped 64% as too much milk is being produced.
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Worldwide, everyone's moving to the city - we need to work smart to stay moving and avoid global gridlock.
Tomiko Matsumoto, an 83-year-old A-bomb survivor, at the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima.
The dogged commitment to peace that set in after the atomic bombings of Japan is in danger of disappearing for good.
After a wave of mergers, few large US airlines remain.
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The Justice Department is investigating whether airlines are colluding over airfares, but high prices may simply be a consequence of industry consolidation.
There are cutting edge technologies on the cards, but can anything displace railways?
Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko with Barack Obama in 2014.
Washington would do well to leave the Cold War rhetoric in the past.
A new BBC drama follows the life and loves of Vanessa Bell, sister of Virginia Woolf and centre of the famous Bloomsbury group.
Everbody should get a go.
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We shouldn't just be blaming the middle classes for snapping up all the free childcare spots.
Burntwood School is up for the prestigious architectural prize.
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A university building and a school are two of the six buildings shortlisted for the Stirling Prize.