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The Forgotten Millions

The pain of a life left behind

"As I write to you, I feel so much sadness because you stayed behind in Syria on your own. You are far away and the war in Syria has grown distance between us."

Grandmother takes on huge role

Sometimes Fatma's granddaughters want to talk about their old life in Syria. They lived in a nice house in Aleppo and went to school every day.


Two books, one Steve Jobs

Exactly how big a jerk was Steve Jobs, and what does this teach us about management? These are major questions of the moment, with a new book about Jobs coming out…


Deadly floods strike in Chile

Communities in Chile's northern desert region dug houses and cars out of the mud and worked to re-open roads yesterday after floods pummelled several cities and left…

Scientists create night vision eye drops

It might sound like something straight out of Q's laboratory or the latest Marvel film but a group of scientists in California have successfully created eye drops that…

Life & Style



TV pick: Cilla

Cilla Black is best remembered here as a 60s pop star turned 70s television face. In Britain she's remained a national institution and was once Britain's highest paid…




Cricket World Cup

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