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Chimpanzees 'awarded human rights' in landmark ruling

One-Minute Read
Tue 21 Apr, AT 15:44

Court in New York 'implicitly determines' that two chimpanzees being held in captivity are legal 'persons'

South African xenophobia: why is there so much hatred for foreigners?

Tue 21 Apr, AT 14:59

The Zulu king has been accused of inciting racial hatred, but South Africa's problems go much deeper

Ibrahimovic and Guardiola pray for Champions League miracle

Tue 21 Apr, AT 13:28

The former adversaries are both underdogs desperate for a shock in tonight's quarter finals

DNP: the deadly 'diet pill' that 'burns people from the inside'

Tue 21 Apr, AT 11:59

The toxic chemical dinitrophenol speeds up the metabolism and burns fat fast – but with deadly consequences

Pee-proof paint could dampen desperate Manchester drinkers

One-Minute Read
Tue 21 Apr, AT 11:53

Hamburg has already trialled the high-tech nano-paint that repels liquids back onto late-night revellers

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Ukip: BBC should be pared 'to the bone'

One-Minute Read
Tue 21 Apr, AT 11:00

Farage proposes slashing BBC licence fee and handing over entertainment and sport to cable channels

'Loch Ness monster'

Loch Ness: new Google Street View pics show 'strange' object

First Reaction
Tue 21 Apr, AT 10:47

Loch Ness monster enthusiasts can search for Nessie using new 360-degree Street View images

The Mole

Tory grandee attacks Cameron for ‘talking up’ the SNP

Tue 21 Apr, AT 10:16
The Mole

It may be ‘helpful’ to see Labour lose seats to the SNP, but ‘it threatens the integrity of our country’

Columnist Don Brind

16 days left: four new polls give little hope to Tories

Tue 21 Apr, AT 10:09
Don Brind

Polling average still has parties neck-and-neck which is unlikely to keep Cameron in Downing Street

Chilcot Inquiry: why has the report been delayed yet again?

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Tue 21 Apr, AT 09:49

The investigation into Britain's military involvement in Iraq is 'unlikely' to be published before 2016

Time running out for Cook and England as Ashes series looms

Tue 21 Apr, AT 08:53

Skipper has not scored a Test ton for 700 days - and England have not won away for two years