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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

Is this the most offensive and sexist song of 2014?

Music video that tells women to 'shut the f up' is misogynistic and promotes rape culture, say critics First Reaction Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 2:52pm A music video created by the rap duo Play-N-Skillz has been dubbed the most offensive...Show More Summary

Brit Music: Old Paul McCartney and Wings tunes resurface

Say what you will about Paul McCartney’s solo work, but there’s a general consensus that 1973’s Band on The Run is one of the best albums, and, shortly after the album’s release, Paul McCartney and Wings made a small concert film called One Hand Clapping. Show More Summary

Rolling Stones From the Vault DVDs to be released in November.

There’s almost certainly a lot of Rolling Stones concerts that were filmed and are just waiting to be released on DVD. At the moment, the band has released no less than 12 concert DVDs, 13 if you count the one with the Ed Sullivan Show...Show More Summary

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