Chinese currency

Fake high-street bank cons Chinese customers out of £20m

One-Minute Read Fri 23 Jan, AT 15:52

Bogus bank, made to look like a state-run operation, promised customers 2 per cent interest a week on savings

Winston Churchill: greatest British hero or a warmongering villain?

Profile Fri 23 Jan, AT 15:44

Historians continue to debate whether Winston Churchill, one of history's most complex figures, deserves a place in Britain's pantheon

Mario

'Sentient' Super Mario plays all by himself

One-Minute Read Fri 23 Jan, AT 15:35

German scientists build 'self-aware' Super Mario character who needs no guidance from human hands

Tax for cash-in-hand

Pensioner bonds set to sell out: what are the alternatives?

Personal Finance Fri 23 Jan, AT 15:34

Demand for pensioner bonds is outstripping supply, so act fast to secure an impressive return

Ex Machina

Ex Machina: attack of the sexy female robots

Deja Vu Fri 23 Jan, AT 14:37

Boy meets robot in Ex Machina, which follows a long sci-fi tradition and reveals a very male obsession

Prince Andrew in Davos, Switzerland, 2015

Prince Andrew publicly denies underage sex allegation

One-Minute Read Fri 23 Jan, AT 14:31

Queen's son reiterates denial made by Buckingham Palace during speech to business leaders in Davos

Eric Cantona

Eric Cantona kung fu kick: a moment that changed football?

Briefing Fri 23 Jan, AT 14:02

It is 20 years since the Manchester United maverick launched himself into the crowd at Selhurst Park

Asteroid

Giant asteroid 2004 BL86 to buzz Earth in celestial 'near miss'

Briefing Fri 23 Jan, AT 13:44

Don't panic: the asteroid will miss us by a comfortable 745,000 miles – but nothing will get closer until 2027

General Election 2015

General Election 2015: Is Dan Jarvis the man to lead Labour if Miliband fails?

Election Watch Fri 23 Jan, AT 13:26

Countdown to 7 May: daily comment from the Mole, the latest polls and the best media election coverage

Alt: Cam Newton

NFL gets the Bad Lip Reading treatment – video

Video Fri 23 Jan, AT 13:13

Who has an 'old sheepdog named Paco Sinbad'? And who won't eat 'funkhouse pickles'?

The new king of Saudia Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz

King Salman: what do we know about new Saudi Arabian leader?

Briefing Fri 23 Jan, AT 11:17

The 79-year-old faces 'exceptional new challenges' as he takes over from the late King Abdullah

Aaron Ramsey Arsenal FA Cup

The intelligent punter's Guide to the 2015 FA Cup

Preview Fri 23 Jan, AT 10:56

As 32 clubs reach the fourth round, who's worth a punt to go all the way to the final on 30 May?

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