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DANIEL ELLSBERG: THE NUCLEAR WAR PLANNER WHO KNEW TOO MUCH

Nuclear war would be an unimaginable calamity for life on Earth. But according to a new book by whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, this...

WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY? PERHAPS IT'S SOMETHING YOU'D LIKE TO SHARE?

It's been a hard year for most of us and that got Christine Manby thinking about the things that bring her joy. Here she launches a...

 
 
 

‘I HAVE STUFF TO SAY': DESIGNER OSMAN YOUSEFZADA TALKS ABOUT RACE AND BRITISH FASHION

Yousefzada has made it - with everything from his film on Bangladeshi workers to his sculptural silhouettes worn by Lady Gaga and Beyoncé....

RUTH BADER GINSBURG WAS A PIONEER FOR WOMEN IN THE LEGAL PROFESSION AND BEYOND

Those who follow her benefit from a powerful reimagination of what it means to be a lawyer and a judge, writes Kcasey McLoughlin

 
 
 

RUTH BADER GINSBURG'S COLLARS WEREN'T JUST AN ACCESSORY - THEY WERE ALSO HER WEAPON

RBG had a collar for every judgment. And on the day after the 2016 US election, no one believed it was a coincidence that she chose...

A'S BEAT MARINERS 6-2, EARN 2 SEED AND WILL FACE WHITE SOX

Mark Canha drove in four runs and the Oakland Athletics came back to beat the Seattle Mariners 6-2 on Sunday in their final tune-up...

 
 
 

THE LATEST SPECULATION OVER THE BBC SHOWS IT IS GOING TO BE A BIG PART OF THE ‘CULTURE WARS'

It is clear the arguments over the broadcaster's status and how it is viewed - both by the public and those in power - will not be...

IS IT TIME TO TALK ABOUT WHO PAYS FOR THE PANDEMIC?

There is no good case to be made for cutting public spending, writes James Moore, especially in Britain

 
 
 

WHY SHOULD WE BELIEVE OPINION POLLS ABOUT ATTITUDES TO CORONAVIRUS?

The opinion polls suggest that people are three times as likely to think the new coronavirus restrictions don't go far enough than...

MY MESSAGE TO SAVERS IS TO WAIT AND TRY NOT TO WORRY ABOUT INTEREST RATES

Governments are bigger than we are. But we have a longer time horizon - we don't have to get re-elected, writes Hamish McRae

 
 
 

THE MYSTERY OF ELON MUSK

From tunnels to Tesla to taking humanity to Mars, Elon Musk is changing our future. Sean O'Grady takes a look at the man who doesn't...

BRAVES FACE REDS IN PLAYOFFS; RED SOX WIN ROENICKE FINALE

Jackie Bradley Jr. homered and made a leaping catch as the last-place Boston Red Sox won their final game under manager Ron Roenicke,...

 
 
 

SLOW START SENDS WHITE SOX TO COSTLY 10-8 LOSS TO CUBS

The Chicago White Sox tumbled out of position for a home playoff series, losing 10-8 to Kris Bryant and the crosstown Cubs

CORONAVIRUS: THIRD WAVE ‘ENTIRELY POSSIBLE', EXPERT WARNS

‘We need some kind of cavalry on the horizon,' government advisor says

 
 
 

IN COLD BLOOD, REVIEW: A VITAL LOOK AT A DARK CHAPTER IN NHS HISTORY

There are no frills whatsoever to this doc about the 1970s and 1980s contaminated blood scandal - but that only makes it hit harder

GIANTS LOSE TO PADRES, MISS PLAYOFFS ON SEASON'S FINAL DAY

The San Francisco Giants had their postseason hopes dashed on the final day of the regular season, losing 5-4 to the playoff-bound...

 
 
 

INDIANS RALLY FOR 8-6 WIN OVER PIRATES, COULD HOST PLAYOFFS

The Cleveland Indians could be staying home for the first round of the postseason

ASTROS TO PLAYOFFS WITH LOSING RECORD AFTER LOSS TO TEXAS

The Houston Astros are going to the playoffs with a losing record

 
 
 

ANGELS FIRE GM BILLY EPPLER AFTER 5 STRAIGHT LOSING SEASONS

The Los Angeles Angels have fired general manager Billy Eppler after the team finished its fifth consecutive losing season under his...

CORONAVIRUS: LABOUR CALLS FOR GOVERNMENT TO DELAY UNIVERSITY TERM AS THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS CAUGHT UP IN LOCKDOWNS

Mass on-campus testing and remote learning needed, shadow education secretary says as students complaing of ‘false imprisonment' in...

 
 
 



Trump's tax returns show he paid $750 in federal income taxes the year he...

Trump's tax returns show he paid $750 in federal income taxes the year he won presidency

President Trump's tax-return data shows he paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he won presidency, and $750 in first year in office. Read more ...

Jamie Vardy eclipses Lionel Messi record against Manchester City

Jamie Vardy eclipses Lionel Messi record against Manchester City

Jamie Vardy scored three times in Leicester's 5-2 win Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy became the first player to score multiple hat-tricks against a Pep Guardiola side... Read more ...

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara have baby son and name him after his brother

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara have baby son and name him after his brother

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara have become a baby boy, who they have name after his brother River Read more ...

Andy Murray falls at first French Open hurdle with bruising Stan Wawrinka defeat

Andy Murray falls at first French Open hurdle with bruising Stan Wawrinka defeat

Andy Murray was knocked out of the French Open first round by Stan Wawrinka. Read more ...

Holly Willoughby is tricked into believing Piers Morgan is dead by cruel prank

Holly Willoughby is tricked into believing Piers Morgan is dead by cruel prank

This Morning presenter Holly Willoughby was tricked into believing that Piers Morgan was dead after cruel pranksters contact her. Read more ...

Rishi Sunak acuused of writing off a million jobs as sectors put on 'scrap heap'

Rishi Sunak acuused of writing off a million jobs as sectors put on 'scrap heap'

Labour said workers in creative industries, events and the night-time economy had been shut out of the Chancellor's new support plans Read more ...

Little Mix's Leigh-Anne Pinnock left in tears after 'overwhelming' audition

Little Mix's Leigh-Anne Pinnock left in tears after 'overwhelming' audition

Little Mix star Leigh-Anne Pinnock resonated with contestant Jordan, after being told she'd never make it in the music industry Read more ...

David and Victoria Beckham dig lake at Cotswolds pad after winning planning war

David and Victoria Beckham dig lake at Cotswolds pad after winning planning war

The showbiz couple submitted plans to have a sprawling lake covering 3,000 square metres built on the land of their countryside property a few months ago Read more ...

Gwyneth Paltrow poses completely naked to celebrate her 48th birthday

Gwyneth Paltrow poses completely naked to celebrate her 48th birthday

Gwyneth Paltrow took the meaning of 'birthday suit' very literally as she stripped completely naked to celebrate her 48th birthday on Sunday Read more ...

Little Mix fans in hysterics over Jade Thirlwall's Louis Walsh impression

Little Mix fans in hysterics over Jade Thirlwall's Louis Walsh impression

Little Mix star Jade Thirlwall couldn't help impersonate The X Factor's Louis Walsh during her own talent show, The Search Read more ...