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David Cameron arriving in Brussels on Friday

UK anger at £1.7bn EU cash demand

UK politicians react angrily to demands for an extra £1.7bn (2.1bn euros) contribution towards the European Union's budget due to the country's better economic performance.


Ebola patient

Ebola: Scenes from the epicentre

Liberia has been hit the hardest by the Ebola outbreak, with around 50 new cases a day in its capital Monrovia. Gabriel Gatehouse reports on the risks frontline workers are facing.


The mystery shark of the Arctic

The mystery shark of the Arctic

Greenland sharks are slow and mostly blind, yet they may be everywhere


How to deal with toxic people

How to deal with toxic people

Stealth strategies for handling poisonous colleagues and office bullies


P1 GTR, from the driver’s seat

P1 GTR, from the driver’s seat

Have a look inside McLaren's 986-horsepower hybrid hypercar


‘My million-word mega-novel’

‘My million-word mega-novel’

The week’s best arts and culture reads


Surprising way to get rich online

Surprising way to get rich online

Reddit founder’s new money-making scheme


Finding Europe's largest predator

Finding Europe's largest predator

Wild beasts lurk in Estonia's forests and swamps

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Can this car beat a speeding bullet?

The Bloodhound supersonic car is designed to travel at at record-breaking 1,000mph - a speed at which ordinary wheels would be ripped apart. David Robson reports.


Dutch floating houses

The next wave in waterfront living

The Dutch have mastered the art of keeping water out. Now they're learning to live with it - and on it, in these unusual floating homes.

Technology of business

Burning structure

Silicon Valley's billion-dollar failures

A darker side of the tech dream may now be emerging: some start-ups are burning through cash at the same rate as a small African nation. But will these high-risk bids pay off?




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