Microsoft swallows Mojang: the cynics have got it wrong

Thu 18 Sep, AT 08:55 Edie Lush

Minecraft developer was proud of its independence – but the tiny company couldn't take it any further

Paris Saint-Germain's Uruguyan Edinson Cavan

Arsenal 'shock favourites' to sign Edinson Cavani

Transfer Talk Thu 18 Sep, AT 08:27

Uruguayan star said to favour 'big money' move to London ahead of Liverpool or Real Madrid

Portrait of Yang Hong (1381-1451), Ming Dynasty

Ming: 50 Years that Changed China – exhibition reviews

Hot Ticket Thu 18 Sep, AT 07:30

'Magnificent' British Museum show dazzles with 'Ming bling' but also raises some historical questions

Alex Salmond

Scottish independence odds: bookmakers shorten odds on No

One-Minute Read Wed 17 Sep, AT 15:43

According to the latest polling, the union is on a knife edge, so why do bookmakers seem so confident that Scotland will vote No?

Netropolitan: the new Facebook for rich people?

Briefing Wed 17 Sep, AT 15:17

Your privacy is 'guaranteed' – but would you pay $9000 to talk to people about fine wines and classic cars?

President Barack Obama makes a statement following meetings at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Georgia,US

Ebola: outbreak a threat to global security, warns Obama

Briefing Wed 17 Sep, AT 14:02

Experts warn hundreds of thousands could become infected as vaccine trials begin in the UK

Painting of Richard III displayed in the London's The National Portrait Gallery

King Richard III's violent end revealed by scientists

One-Minute Read Wed 17 Sep, AT 13:50

Team of researchers discover that King Richard III sustained 11 wounds, nine of them to the skull

Gaming: Female players now outnumber men

One-Minute Read Wed 17 Sep, AT 13:48

More than half of all gamers in the UK are now women, yet sexism within the industry remains widespread

Emissions spew out of a large stack at the coal fired Morgantown Generating Station, Maryland

Ten steps to 'tackle climate change and grow economy'

One-Minute Read Wed 17 Sep, AT 13:12

UN-backed report claims reducing emissions can generate better growth than a high-carbon model

Arsenal to miss out on Brazilian playmaker Luiz Gustavo

Transfer Talk Wed 17 Sep, AT 12:36

Wolfsburg star dismisses rumours of a move to either Arsenal or Manchester United

Wenger scathing of Arsenal's Champions League opener

Match Report Wed 17 Sep, AT 12:31

Wilshere injury adds to Wenger's woes as Arsenal slip against Dortmund

Bank of England

Companies told to link bosses' pay to performance

One-Minute Read Wed 17 Sep, AT 11:59

Some of the country's biggest firms have been told they should change the way they pay chief execs

Don Brind

The No kids: has Alex Salmond fatally misjudged under-18s?

Wed 17 Sep, AT 11:55 Don Brind

Surveys, mock elections and anecdotal evidence show most 16 and 17-year-olds are against independence

US ground troops could return to Iraq, says top military adviser

One-Minute Read Wed 17 Sep, AT 11:41

Government accused of sending 'mixed messages' about their mission against Islamic State militants

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