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HSBC's profit up 10% in first half

Profit at HSBC, Europe's largest bank, was up 10% in the first half of this year compared with a year ago on strong earnings in Hong Kong.

Sport

Arsene Wenger

Arsenal overcame big hurdle - Wenger

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes his players overcame a big psychological hurdle by beating Chelsea in the Community Shield.

Earth

Anyone who doubts that species really do change should read this

How do we know evolution is real?

Anyone who doubts that species really do change should read this

Capital

The new hot-spot for wealthy property buyers from China is closer to home

The newest Chinese obsession

The new hot-spot for wealthy property buyers from China is closer to home

Autos

Ride with Subaru's Mark Higgins on his record-breaking Isle of Man lap

The best onboard footage ever?

Ride with Subaru's Mark Higgins on his record-breaking Isle of Man lap

Culture

Action, comedy and documentary

Ten films to watch in August

Action, comedy and documentary

Future

A big top spectacle for the 21st Century

A circus full of flying drones

A big top spectacle for the 21st Century

Travel

An ancient settlement looks set to disappear

The dam that will wash away history

An ancient settlement looks set to disappear

the reel world

Rocky Horror

Rocky Horror: Still fabulous at 40

They’re outrageous and inspire obsessional devotion. But what makes The Rocky Horror Picture Show – and others like it – truly cult films? Tom Brook takes a look.

health

Ice bucket

Did the ice bucket challenge make a difference?

Last summer, social media was dominated by videos of people having a bucket of cold water poured over their head. How much did the charities actually benefit?

how to buy it

Charging car

The true cost of a green machine

Believe it or not, electric vehicles are cheaper to operate and maintain than their petrol-pumping counterparts in the long run.

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