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A guide to Burns Night
Robert Burns
In Focus

A guide to Burns Night

Scots will raise a glass to their national bard on 25 January - we look at his famous works
20 Jan 2021
Who are the richest people in the world?
Elon Musk
In Focus

Who are the richest people in the world?

Elon Musk surpasses Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to take top spot
8 Jan 2021
Celebrities who died in 2020
Chadwick Boseman
In Depth

Celebrities who died in 2020

Chadwick Boseman, Jack Charlton and Eddie Van Halen are among the famous figures who have passed away this year
21 Dec 2020
Four things you may not know about John le Carre
John Le Carre attends a sreeening of Berlinale Special Series The Night Manager
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Four things you may not know about John le Carre

Famed espionage novelist dies from pneumonia at age of 89
14 Dec 2020
What happened to Madeleine McCann? A timeline of the case
Madeleine McCann
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What happened to Madeleine McCann? A timeline of the case

German prosecutors say ‘prime suspect’ in the disappearance will be charged in relation to other crimes
3 Dec 2020
Maradona: ‘I did not cheat - it was cunning, craftiness’
Diego Maradona
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Maradona: ‘I did not cheat - it was cunning, craftiness’

World mourns the death of the Argentine football icon
26 Nov 2020
‘Sir’ Lewis hailed as Britain’s greatest ever sportsman
Lewis Hamilton won his seventh Formula 1 world title after victory at the Turkish GP
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‘Sir’ Lewis hailed as Britain’s greatest ever sportsman

There are calls for the seven-time F1 champion to be knighted after he equals Michael Schumacher’s title record
16 Nov 2020

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12 things you didn’t know about Melania Trump
Melania and Donald Trump
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12 things you didn’t know about Melania Trump

First lady rumoured to be considering divorce
11 Nov 2020
Tao Geoghegan Hart: who is Britain’s new cycling star?
Ineos Grenadiers cyclist Tao Geoghegan Hart celebrates his win at the Giro d’Italia
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Tao Geoghegan Hart: who is Britain’s new cycling star?

The 25-year-old is hailed as the ‘real deal’ after winning the Giro d’Italia
27 Oct 2020
Naomi Osaka: a true champion for tennis and human rights
Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka poses with the US Open trophy
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Naomi Osaka: a true champion for tennis and human rights

Japanese star makes a huge statement with victory at the US Open
14 Sep 2020
Ronnie O’Sullivan: sixth world title for snooker’s rock star
Ronnie O’Sullivan
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Ronnie O’Sullivan: sixth world title for snooker’s rock star

The Rocket is now one behind Stephen Hendry’s record
17 Aug 2020
Who are the Illuminati - and what do they control?
Donald Trump is handed a mask during a factory visit
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Who are the Illuminati - and what do they control?

Doctor promoted by Donald Trump shared conspiracy theory linked to secretive global cabal
4 Aug 2020
Prince Philip: a lifetime of service in pictures
Queen coronation
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Prince Philip: a lifetime of service in pictures

The Duke of Edinburgh today marks his 99th birthday
10 Jun 2020
Who is Banksy?
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Who is Banksy?

Anonymous artist reveals artwork in support of Black Lives Matter
9 Jun 2020
Will Kim Yo Jong be North Korea’s next leader?
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Will Kim Yo Jong be North Korea’s next leader?

With reports Kim Jong Un is critically ill, speculation is mounting his sister could take over as head of the secretive state
23 Apr 2020
Why the Queen has two birthdays
The Queen
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Why the Queen has two birthdays

Buckingham Palace announces cancellation of festivities amid pandemic
20 Apr 2020
Inside Chequers, where Boris Johnson is recuperating
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Inside Chequers, where Boris Johnson is recuperating

Prime minister recovering from coronavirus at Buckinghamshire mansion
14 Apr 2020
Dominic Raab: the new de facto leader’s credentials
Dominic Raab
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Dominic Raab: the new de facto leader’s credentials

Foreign Secretary is deputising for the Prime Minister with Boris Johnson in intensive care
7 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: how Royal Mail is changing its service
Royal Mail vans
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Coronavirus: how Royal Mail is changing its service

Postal service announces new opening hours and parcel collection system
6 Apr 2020
What’s on this weekend? From Calm with Horses to Rick Stein
calm with horses
In Review

What’s on this weekend? From Calm with Horses to Rick Stein

Your guide to what’s worth seeing and reading this weekend
13 Mar 2020
Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in jail
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 24: Harvey Weinstein enters a Manhattan court house as a jury continues with deliberations in his trial on February 24, 2020 in New York City. On Friday the judg
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Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in jail

The producer is likely to spend his last years in prison, after receiving a longer-than-expected sentence
12 Mar 2020
Who will replace Daniel Craig as the next James Bond?
Daniel Craig
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Who will replace Daniel Craig as the next James Bond?

Actor’s final outing as 007 delayed by months due to coronavirus
11 Mar 2020
What is Hillary Clinton doing now?
Hillary Clinton talk
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What is Hillary Clinton doing now?

New docu-series on the former US presidential candidate will air in the UK in spring
9 Mar 2020
An afternoon with a mindful model and activist
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An afternoon with a mindful model and activist

4 Mar 2020
Why is Roger Stone’s sentencing so controversial?
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 20: Roger Stone, former adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, with his wife Nydia arrives at E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse on February 20, 2020 in
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Why is Roger Stone’s sentencing so controversial?

The sentence is lower than first proposed, but whether or not that’s Trump’s doing, his efforts to help his ally shocked his critics
21 Feb 2020
Brit Awards turns 40: the most memorable moments
stormzy brit awards
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Brit Awards turns 40: the most memorable moments

From Madonna’s fall to Geri Halliwell’s dress, the Brits have always been spicy
18 Feb 2020
Caroline Flack: the repercussions
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In Brief

Caroline Flack: the repercussions

Media and prosecutors criticised after ‘dogged’ pursuit of television presenter accused of domestic assault
17 Feb 2020
Who is Rishi Sunak and what sort of chancellor will he be?
Rishi Sunak
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Who is Rishi Sunak and what sort of chancellor will he be?

Sunak is a Conservative rising star, but No. 10 has neutered his high-profile new office
14 Feb 2020
Could Bernie Sanders become the next US president in 2020?
Bernie Sanders
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Could Bernie Sanders become the next US president in 2020?

Veteran socialist firebrand wins influential New Hampshire primary
12 Feb 2020
How to become a peer in the House of Lords
The House of Lords
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How to become a peer in the House of Lords

Ken Clarke and Phillip Hammond look likely to end up in ermine - but Bercow snubbed by party
6 Feb 2020
What is David Cameron doing now?
David Cameron
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What is David Cameron doing now?

Former PM turns down job offer to lead climate change conference
5 Feb 2020
Prince Andrew hits back over FBI co-operation claims
Prince Andrew
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Prince Andrew hits back over FBI co-operation claims

State attorney said Duke had offered ‘zero co-operation’ in Jeffrey Epstein inquiry
29 Jan 2020
The UK’s biggest taxpayers
Denise Coates
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The UK’s biggest taxpayers

Denise Coates, founder of Bet365, tops The Sunday Times Tax List for last year
27 Jan 2020
What are women banned from doing in Saudi Arabia?
Saudi women
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What are women banned from doing in Saudi Arabia?

Social reforms in the kingdom not as far reaching as first assumed, say campaigners
23 Jan 2020
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