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Blake Lavak: Meet the dating guru who pans slut-shaming and advocates having sex on the first date

Blake Lavak has been criticised for telling women to 'play it hot from day one' in his new dating book. But his method - which ...

The awkward moment Sarah Palin raised $25,000 for Hillary Clinton's election campaign

Sarah Palin is so right wing, she thinks FOX News is left of centre. So she probably wasn’t expecting to be the catalyst of a $25,000 ...

Air Miles changes: What you need to know

With British Airways overhauling its frequent-flier points system, many have reacted angrily, believing that the airline has "devalued" their Air Miles. It's not quite like that and ...

Carlsberg and Diageo affected as sliding oil prices hits drinks industry in Russia

Russians aren’t drinking as much as they used to as tumbling oil prices tip the country’s economy into recession, hitting brewer Carlsberg and Diageo, whose ...

Stealth speed cameras location: Map shows motorways where new devices are being deployed

The locations of new "stealth" cameras that will be deployed around Britain’s busiest motorways to enforce variable speed limits have been revealed. Already in place on ...

Mexico City children's hospital explosion: More than 50 people injured, many of them youngsters

At least 50 people have been injured – more than 20 of them youngsters  – after a gas explosion outside a maternity and children's hospital ...

Wife of Isis hostage Kenji Goto breaks her silence to plead for husband's safe return

The wife of Isis hostage Kenji Goto has broken her silence for the first time since her husband was captured. Mr Goto, a freelance journalist, was ...

'A wonderful, wonderful sound': Man breaks down after hearing voicemail from his late wife that was lost for 14 years

A husband who thought the voicemail message of his late wife he had been saving was lost forever has been reunited with it after 14 ...

Samsung profits decline for first time in three years as smartphone sales fall

Samsung Electronics’ decreasing smartphone sales saw it post its first decline in annual profits for three years, a day after archrival Apple’s iPhone success helped ...

Ann Maguire murder: Teenager who killed teacher loses challenge to jail term

The teenager who murdered teacher Ann Maguire has lost an appeal to see his 20-year minimum term reduced. Will Cornick, now 16, was 15-years-old when ...

Premier League highlights: BBC renews football deal for next three years to ensure it keeps Match of the Day and adds midweek programme

The BBC has renewed its deal with the Premier League to show evening highlights, ending speculation that the rights for a Match of the Day-style ...

Premier League highlights: BBC renews football deal for next three years to ensure it keeps Match of the Day

The BBC has renewed its deal with the Premier League to show evening highlights, ending speculation that the rights for a Match of the Day-style ...

Martin Scorsese 'in shock and sorrow' after death on set of new film Silence

Martin Scorsese has been left “shocked and saddened” after a fatality on set of his new movie Silence. One person was killed and a further two ...

Sky to launch mobile phone service in partnership with O2 operator

Sky is set to launch a mobile phone service in partnership with O2 operator Telefonica. The news is just the latest in a series of deals ...

Ebola: Virus may have become more contagious after mutating since start of outbreak, scientists warn

The Ebola virus may have become more contagious after mutating since the start of the current outbreak, scientists have warned. Researchers at the Institut Pasteur, in ...

Sydney siege inquest: Hostage died from fragments of ricocheted police bullet

A hostage who died during a siege in a downtown Sydney cafe was killed when she was struck by fragments of a bullet fired from ...

New dawn for Canary Wharf as owner caves in to £2.6bn bid

Qatar and Canada began a new chapter in the 34-year history of the transformation of London’s Docklands yesterday with a £2.6bn bid. The Qatar Investment Authority ...

From Thatcher to Qatar: a turbulent Docklands history

They took the name from the old dock. Canary Wharf was where produce from the Canary Islands was unloaded by stevedores in the Victorian era. ...

China admits to delaying criticism of retailer Alibaba

The Chinese government has published a critical report about Alibaba, admitting it had withheld the document until now because of the internet retailer’s multibillion-dollar US ...

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney urges eurozone to spend its way out of stagnation

The Bank of England’s Governor last night took the unusual step of urging the eurozone to spend more to help the bloc break the grip ...

Market Report: Asos boss pockets £20m through share sales

Could Asos boss Nick Robertson be in the market for a new wardrobe? The online fashion retailer announced, after markets closed last night, that its ...

Apple's iPhone: The most profitable product in history

According to one estimate, Apple spent $150m developing the iPhone. In the final three months of 2014 alone Apple sold 74.4 million iPhones, worth $51.1bn ...

James Moore: Morrisons could do without help from Tesco's old hands

Outlook Bruno Monteyne, a retail analyst at Bernstein and a former Tesco director, reckons that Morrisons could be wiped from Britain’s high streets if it ...

James Moore: Once Apple's numbers are crunched, there's really not a lot to celebrate

Outlook On the face of it, Apple’s performance could scarcely have been sweeter for its shareholders. Having smashed analysts’ forecasts to produce a record first-quarter ...

Hamish McRae: The odds are on a Greek debt deal. But it won't work

All reason says that there will be a deal between Greece and its creditors – in effect, the rest of the eurozone. Reason says so ...

Jail ‘wrong’ for half of women inmates

Half the women in jail should not be behind bars, the Justice minister will admit today, as he launches fresh moves to tackle the vicious ...

Public satisfaction with the NHS at near-record levels

Public satisfaction with the NHS is at its second highest level ever, according to a new survey, in surprise findings that suggest soaring waiting times ...

Natural History Museum dinosaur 'Dippy' to be replaced with giant blue whale skeleton

A giant skeleton of a blue whale is to replace the iconic replica skeleton of a dinosaur affectionately known as “Dippy” in the main entrance ...

Natural History Museum to replace its diplodocus fossil with giant blue whale skeleton

A giant skeleton of a blue whale is to replace the iconic replica skeleton of a dinosaur affectionately known as “Dippy” in the main entrance ...

Doctors in the dock: Scandal of GPs who get cash from healthcare firms for patient referrals

The financial interests of all UK doctors should be made public, the country’s leading medical journal has said, after an investigation revealed incentives, often worth ...

Gary Glitter breaks down crying in court and blames child abuse images on being 'in a very bad place in my life'

The former glamrock star Gary Glitter broke down in tears in court today as he tried to explain why he was found with a stash ...

Drone maker will stop smugglers and accidents by stopping them flying over national borders and Washington

Drone maker DJI is to release an update for its drone that will stop them from being flown in Washington, across national borders or near ...

Devon beavers can stay living in the wild, Natural England rules

England’s first population of wild beavers for 500 years has been saved from a future in captivity, thanks to a landmark decision by the government’s ...

9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure

Greece’s new cabinet faces the biggest task of any Greek government since democracy returned in 1974; how to save the nation. A frustrated, fatigued and ...

Alibaba attacked by Chinese government over its 'credibility crisis'

The Chinese government has published a highly critical report on Alibaba, which it admitted it had withheld until now because of the internet giant’s multi-billion ...

What do you ink? Dame Judi Dench plans tattoo to mark her 80th birthday

Dame Judi Dench would like to mark her birthday by getting a tattoo. But the Oscar-winning actress - who turned 80 last month - is ...

Amal Clooney gives excellent answer to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights

Amal Clooney, the renowned human rights lawyer, gave an excellent response to a journalist who asked her speculation surrounding her fashion choices as she appeared ...

Ikea profits remain flat as staff benefit from rising revenues

Ikea's profits remained flat last year despite rising sales – because the Swedish retailer contributed a vast sum to an employee loyalty programme. The world’s biggest ...

From a political economics professor to the Marxist head of Syriza's far-left: Greek PM Alexis Tsipras unveils the members of his new cabinet

From an outspoken bailout critic to the Marxist head of Syriza's left-wing hardliners, Alexis Tsipras has wasted little time signalling his government's intentions after naming ...

Outspoken, Marxist and anti-austerity: Greek PM Alexis Tsipras unveils the members of his new cabinet

From an outspoken bailout critic to the Marxist head of Syriza's left-wing hardliners, Alexis Tsipras has wasted little time signalling his government's intentions after naming ...

Valentine's Day cards: 5 best online card shops

These websites will ensure you find something out-of-the-ordinary this year. Just make sure you order in time for February 14. 1. Not on the High Street.com: ...

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Blake Lavak: Meet the dating guru who pans slut-shaming and advocates having sex on the first date

Blake Lavak has been criticised for telling women to 'play it hot from day one' in his new dating book. But his method - which ...

The awkward moment Sarah Palin raised $25,000 for Hillary Clinton's election campaign

Sarah Palin is so right wing, she thinks FOX News is left of centre. So she probably wasn’t expecting to be the catalyst of a $25,000 ...

Air Miles changes: What you need to know

With British Airways overhauling its frequent-flier points system, many have reacted angrily, believing that the airline has "devalued" their Air Miles. It's not quite like that and ...

Carlsberg and Diageo affected as sliding oil prices hits drinks industry in Russia

Russians aren’t drinking as much as they used to as tumbling oil prices tip the country’s economy into recession, hitting brewer Carlsberg and Diageo, whose ...

Stealth speed cameras location: Map shows motorways where new devices are being deployed

The locations of new "stealth" cameras that will be deployed around Britain’s busiest motorways to enforce variable speed limits have been revealed. Already in place on ...

Mexico City children's hospital explosion: More than 50 people injured, many of them youngsters

At least 50 people have been injured – more than 20 of them youngsters  – after a gas explosion outside a maternity and children's hospital ...

Wife of Isis hostage Kenji Goto breaks her silence to plead for husband's safe return

The wife of Isis hostage Kenji Goto has broken her silence for the first time since her husband was captured. Mr Goto, a freelance journalist, was ...

'A wonderful, wonderful sound': Man breaks down after hearing voicemail from his late wife that was lost for 14 years

A husband who thought the voicemail message of his late wife he had been saving was lost forever has been reunited with it after 14 ...

Samsung profits decline for first time in three years as smartphone sales fall

Samsung Electronics’ decreasing smartphone sales saw it post its first decline in annual profits for three years, a day after archrival Apple’s iPhone success helped ...

Ann Maguire murder: Teenager who killed teacher loses challenge to jail term

The teenager who murdered teacher Ann Maguire has lost an appeal to see his 20-year minimum term reduced. Will Cornick, now 16, was 15-years-old when ...