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Shale gas drilling site, UK
Thu 20 Nov 2014, AT 08:48
Move seen as a 'significant vote of confidence' in new sector but likely to anger anti-fracking activists

Mike Nichols films: his top 5 hits – and an expensive flop

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 15:03

Five of the late Hollywood director Mike Nichols' greatest films including The Graduate and Catch-22

Policeman carries a barrier past a broken window after a group attempted to break into the city's legislature

Hong Kong: support for protests wanes as police begin clear-up

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 13:31

Use of violence by small groups of protesters is evidence the movement is splintering, say organisers

Jack Wilshere in action in the Emirates Cup

Arsenal fans split as Wilshere asks to fill holding midfield role

First Reaction Thu 20 Nov, AT 13:17

Wilshere says he has asked Wenger if he can take a deeper position for the Gunners as well as England

JFK

Who killed JFK? 51 years of conspiracy theories

Briefing Thu 20 Nov, AT 13:14

It was the CIA, the KGB, aliens or an accident. Why three shots fired in Dallas still reverberate across America

Carlsen and Anand in the World Chess Championship

World Chess Championship: Carlsen, Anand draw game nine

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 13:13

Magnus Carlsen leads challenger Vishy Anand by one point with just three games remaining

Chisako Kakehi

'Black widow' arrested after the deaths of several partners

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 13:08

Chisako Kakehi investigated after fatal quantities of cyanide found in blood of latest husband

Jules Bianchi

F1: Bianchi out of coma, but Schumacher wheelchair-bound

Briefing Thu 20 Nov, AT 12:57

News of stricken drivers' conditions emerges ahead of season finale in Abu Dhabi this weekend

US cuddle shop offers hugs and back rubs for the sad and lonely

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 12:03

Professional cuddler provides services to ease loneliness and depression at $60 per hour

Customers use wireless devices at a coffee shop

Why your smartphone might be putting your spine at risk

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 10:49

Hunching over devices is wreaks havoc on our posture and puts us at risk of serious back pain

Volunteers begin removing the Tower of London poppies

Tower of London poppies targeted by thieves, says artist

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 09:56

Paul Cummins reveals that thieves tried to break into lorries transporting the ceramic poppies

Webcam

Webcam hack uncovered: how you can protect yourself

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 09:44

UK authorities say action is required after a website was found to be broadcasting private webcam footage from homes and gyms

Didier Drogba

Drogba and Nasri deal fears as Marseille face transfer probe

First Reaction Thu 20 Nov, AT 09:35

Three former presidents of the French league leaders detained as part of police investigation

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