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London Live job cuts, DLR strike cancelled and Soho grows up.

The Prodigy talk about their new album and their importance.

Something that doesn’t really pop up as much as I think it should in my music columns is electronic music. Electronic Music has grown in popularity over the past few years, and I think part of it has a lot to do with the fact that, well,...Show More Summary

Britain’s Least Wanted VIII: Santa’s bust, the absent-minded burglar, and more!

In honour of Benedict Cumberbatch claiming he’ll probably never get tired of playing Sherlock Holmes, let’s cover a few true British Crime stories. The Case of the Honestly-mistaken Heist Gareth James of Merthyr Tydfil was convinced he had found the right house. Show More Summary

Brit Music: Details on Jonny Greenwood’s soundtrack to “Inherent Vice.”

I finally have a way to talk about Subjects I’d Love To Talk About Here But Can’t Because They’re Not British #69457 and 69458: Paul Thomas Anderson and Thomas Pynchon. For a while, Thomas Pynchon was one of my favourite writers, and...Show More Summary

How to beat arrogant Uber: take back your digital identity

Alt Text: Columnist Edie Lush With HubID, you’ll decide what you’re going to share with retailers – and you’ll even charge them for it Column Edie Lush Friday, November 21, 2014 - 11:52am The hate campaign against Uber gathers like a Mexican wave rippling through a football stadium. Show More Summary

Bill Cosby rape allegations: downfall of an American hero

Alt Text: Charles Laurence As many as 13 women claim he gave them pills and alcohol and they woke up to find themselves violated Column Charles Laurence Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 3:44am Few stars have had as far to fall as Bill Cosby,...Show More Summary

How modified HIV cells are being used to treat cancer

Alt Text: Marshall Jensen and his wife The treatment involves using a disabled form of the virus to train the immune system to kill tumour cells Briefing Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 3:26pm A man with an aggressive form of cancer has gone into remission after receiving pioneering treatment involving the use of modified HIV cells. Show More Summary

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