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Putin: Ukraine 'reminds me of WW2'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has compared Ukrainian military tactics to those used by German Nazi forces during the Second World War invasion of the Soviet Union.


How to stop living to work

How to stop living to work

Why one top executive quit his job, plus how to keep work from overtaking life


A bike for every terrain

A bike for every terrain

From designer Philippe Starck, cycles built for mud, asphalt, sand and snow


Is the new Doctor Who too old?

Is the new Doctor Who too old?

The week’s best arts and culture reads


Most stunning images of the week

Most stunning images of the week

Wading rhinos and fuming mountains


Our favourite images of the week

Our favourite images of the week

Breathtaking photos from around the globe

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Thirsty explorer


The world's first cocktail?

Order a sazerac in New Orleans and a local will likely tell you how the city’s official cocktail is also the world’s first. But is there truth to this tale?


Fake flavours - ice cream

The secrets of fake flavours

Artificial flavours are more complex than first appears. Chris Baraniuk discovers a world of sensory trickery - and a curious myth about fake banana.


Tina Turner

What’s age got to do with it?

Three decades ago it wasn’t unusual for older acts to find success in the pop charts - but that is no longer the case. Greg Kot explains why.




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