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File image of Jihadi John 'Jihadi John' named as London man

The Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John", who has been pictured in videos of the beheadings of hostages, is named as Mohammed Emwazi from London.


Where do whales go to die?

Where do whales go to die?

Can old whales sense their deaths coming?


The CEO with no home

The CEO with no home

Life for someone who spends so much time on the road he doesn’t keep a house


Audi debuts fastest car ever

Audi debuts fastest car ever

Speedy new R8 supercar breaks cover


Eight films to watch in March

Eight films to watch in March

Sci-fi, horror and black comedy


Unexpected downside for cheaters

Unexpected downside for cheaters

The invisible dangers of taking shortcuts


Where everything fake, is real

Where everything fake, is real

Istanbul’s Museum of Innocence

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On the scene

Beauty shop

The salon scene's enduring appeal

Beauty parlours often serve as backdrop for iconic cinematic moments. Why can't we get enough of our leading ladies in the midst of a makeover?


Spy Plane

The world's noisiest spy plane

The Tupolev Tu-95 first thundered over Soviet parades in the mid-1950s. Why does this giant, propeller-driven bomber still make headlines nearly 60 years later?

syd weighs in

Black board

How thinking small can lead to something big

Why make everything so complicated? If bosses simplified things, they could have more success, writes Sydney Finkelstein.




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