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Thursday, January 29, 2015


VIDEO: Clues to King John's lost treasure

Yesterday - BBC
Laser technology is providing fresh clues about the mysterious disappearance of King John's lost treasure and where it could be hidden

Crowds flock to remember Turkish singer

33 minutes ago - BBC
Turkish singer who kept his trousers backstage

British belief in climate change at highest level in past decade – survey

2 hours 14 minutes ago - Guardian
Poll finds 15% say climate change is major threat in next two decades, jumping to 29% for people with direct recent experience of floodingBritons are more likely to agree the climate is changing than at any time in the past decade, with nearly nine in 10 people saying climate change is happening and 84% attributing this somewhat or entirely to huma... by Fiona Harvey

True story of Mughal emperor who built Taj Mahal makes London debut

1 hour 14 minutes ago - Guardian
Staging of Dara by Shahid Nadeem is first time the National has adapted an original south Asian production for a British audienceThe story of Dara, the newest production to take to the boards at the National Theatre, is one that begins thousands of miles away from the concrete jungle of London’s South Bank.It is a play that made its debut four ye... by Hannah Ellis-Petersen

Where are the Real Tories? We need a party to halt the advance of the state

1 hour 14 minutes ago - Guardian
The Conservatives’ default ideology is Thatcherism, but this government splurges cash on vanity projectsThe trouble with David Cameron is that we don’t know what he stands for. How often do we hear this cry, not least from Conservatives? But what is he supposed to stand for? Two weeks ago I argued the need for a “real Labour” party. It was... by Simon Jenkins

Bucket bags: the wish list – in pictures

44 minutes ago - Guardian
Brightly coloured, shimmering bronze, with tassles or plain, the bucket bag is this season’s must-have accessory Continue reading by Jo Jones

‘Love jihad’ in India and one man’s quest to prevent it

2 hours 14 minutes ago - Guardian
Vijaykant Chauhan believes that, all over India, gangs of Muslims are seducing Hindu women and forcing them to convert to Islam – and he’s made it his mission to stop them. Aman Sethi reports on India’s rising religious tensionsEvery few days, Vijaykant Chauhan WhatsApps me a photograph of himself. The photographs are invariably scenes of cro... by Aman Sethi

Libya peace talks gain in urgency after Isis attack on Tripoli hotel

2 hours 14 minutes ago - Guardian
UN officials in Geneva fear losing race against time to draw up peace plan before Isis gains a foothold in countryThe storming of a luxury hotel in Tripoli by gunmen on Tuesday left 10 dead, among them an American security contractor and a French citizen. And it has injected new urgency into the UN’s Libya peace talks.Officials in Geneva fear th... by Chris Stephen in Geneva

Teenage dreams: quiffs, kisses and the cults of youth – in pictures

1 hour 15 minutes ago - Guardian
Full of joy and rebellion, world-famous photographers capture a century of youth culture, from punks in garters to football fanaticsWe Could Be Heroes is at the Photographers’ Gallery, London from 6 February to 12 April Continue reading by Guardian Staff

Does competitive sport in school do more harm than good?

1 hour 14 minutes ago - Guardian
With so much of the curriculum already target driven, journalist Matthew Jenkin questions whether the incentive to win in PE is either necessary or effectiveDouble Olympic champion Mo Farah’s athletic talent was spotted at an early age by his physical education teacher at Feltham community college in west London. Alan Watkinson was instrumental i... by Matthew Jenkin

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