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US Navy F/A-18 Hornet takes off from USS George H.W. Bush - 15 August First US strike under new IS plan

The US has carried out an air strike in support of Iraqi troops under attack by Islamic State, the military says, the first under an expanded mission.


Alibaba's China head office

Alibaba raises price of share sale

Chinese online giant Alibaba increases the price range of its initial public offering, meaning it could raise more than $25bn when it lists in New York.


Five sins of first-time bosses

Five sins of first-time bosses

When you move up the ladder, mistakes are inevitable. Avoid the worst of them


The cars of Mexico

The cars of Mexico

A country’s car culture declares independence


Inside Saddam Hussein’s kitchen

Inside Saddam Hussein’s kitchen

The man reconstructing notorious scenes


Is this the ultimate camouflage?

Is this the ultimate camouflage?

On the cusp of true invisibility


Five surreal places to live

Five surreal places to live

Striking towns that have been shaped by nature

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Printing homes on the Moon

Print your own home on Mars

By using a giant 3D printer, one company can create concrete buildings in as little as a day - and Nasa is looking at using the technology to build bases on the Moon and Mars.


Thomas Keller

This star chef's secret ingredient

Thomas Keller is one of the most highly lauded chefs in America - but when he leaves the kitchen, his second passion is on the road.



My friend with a robot skeleton

When Marcus Woo’s friend Daniel suffered sudden paralysis, the outlook looked bleak. But then an intriguing offer changed everything.




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