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Luxury cruise lines, once for older travellers, are catering to the young

Luxury cruise lines, once for older travellers, are catering to the young.

Luxury cruise lines, once for older travellers, are catering to the young.

14 Aug 2014 - 5:18PM
World Cup arena awaits its second act in Brazil's Amazonas city of Manaus

The World Cup game between Honduras and Switzerland last week wasn't a particularly glamorous match-up, but it may have been historic nonetheless.

The World Cup game between Honduras and Switzerland last week wasn't a particularly glamorous match-up, but it may have been historic nonetheless.

11 Jul 2014 - 4:16AM
Deafening silence follows Kunming railway station hacking attack

On the first Sunday of March, China awoke to sickening news: Attackers with knives had hacked through crowds at the train station in the southern city of Kunming , killing 29 people and injuring more than 140.

On the first Sunday of March, China awoke to sickening news: Attackers with knives had hacked through crowds at the train station in the southern city of Kunming , killing 29 people and injuring more than 140.

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Penguins huddle together to keep warm in freezing Antarctic temperatures

If you're in stop-go traffic, you're probably pretty unhappy about it. If you're a male penguin balancing an egg on your feet in the freezing Antarctic, that traffic jam is probably keeping you alive.

If you're in stop-go traffic, you're probably pretty unhappy about it. If you're a male penguin balancing an egg on your feet in the freezing Antarctic, that traffic jam is probably keeping you alive.

23 Dec 2013 - 5:04AM
Scientists unravel eye-colour changes that allow reindeer to cope in Arctic

Rudolph the fictional reindeer was famous for his red nose, but his true-life cousins have eyes that change colour with the seasons.

Rudolph the fictional reindeer was famous for his red nose, but his true-life cousins have eyes that change colour with the seasons.

23 Dec 2013 - 5:04AM
US lags in credit card security

The massive data breach at Target this past week has again highlighted how the United States remains a relatively insecure backwater when it comes to credit card technology.

The massive data breach at Target this past week has again highlighted how the United States remains a relatively insecure backwater when it comes to credit card technology.

23 Dec 2013 - 5:34AM
Book review: The Letters of Ernest Hemingway

For all the biographies and critical studies that have been published about Ernest Hemingway in the past 60 years or so, none has really come as close to the man as this collection of letters is now allowing.

For all the biographies and critical studies that have been published about Ernest Hemingway in the past 60 years or so, none has really come as close to the man as this collection of letters is now allowing.

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Deep thinkers ponder the biggest question

That question - "Why is there something rather than nothing?" - occupies the centre of Jim Holt's book, which is by turns a philosophical and scientific inquiry, written through a broadly personal lens. 

That question - "Why is there something rather than nothing?" - occupies the centre of Jim Holt's book, which is by turns a philosophical and scientific inquiry, written through a broadly personal lens. 

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Obama sends Wall St a message with nomination for SEC head

In nominating former federal prosecutor Mary Jo White to head the US Securities and Exchange Commission, President Barack Obama has aimed a strong message at potential Wall Street miscreants: watch out.

In nominating former federal prosecutor Mary Jo White to head the US Securities and Exchange Commission, President Barack Obama has aimed a strong message at potential Wall Street miscreants: watch out.

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Mixed reviews for Hillary Clinton as she bows out as US secretary of state

She's won rave reviews from the American public and the president, but maybe not a prominent place in the diplomatic history books.

She's won rave reviews from the American public and the president, but maybe not a prominent place in the diplomatic history books.

3 Feb 2013 - 7:38PM