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"From the moment I picked your book up until I laid it down I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it."

—Julius Henry Marx (1890-1977) [Groucho] American comedian, actor, Horse Feathers, Duck Soup

 

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Band Aid single storms to number one  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:59:37 GMT
Band Aid 30's Do They Know It's Christmas? debuts at number one in the UK singles chart after selling more than 312,000 copies last week. 
One Direction big winners at AMAs  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:45:22 GMT
See all the pictures from the American Music Awards as Katy Perry and One Direction both take home three trophies each. 
Climate fund receives $9.3bn pledge  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:39:16 GMT
Thirty nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3bn (£6bn) for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for climate change. 
Embrace the arts, engineers told  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:00:25 GMT
Engineering needs to emphasise its creative side to encourage more young people to take it up as a career, says a leading member of the profession. 
Ebola 'stable' in Guinea - WHO  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:33:53 GMT
The deadly Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, the country where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says. 
Female bosses 'more depressed'  Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:59:57 GMT
Women with job authority are more likely than men to display symptoms of depression, according to research in the US. 
This is just the start - Hamilton  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:03:30 GMT
Lewis Hamilton says winning his second world title will be the start of a run of success for himself and team Mercedes. 
Messi is 'greatest in history'  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:46:48 GMT
Barcelona's Lionel Messi is "the greatest player in football history", says club president Josep Maria Bartomeu. 
The parents refusing to vaccinate their children against polio  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:03:33 GMT
As the number of polio cases in Pakistan rises above 200 for the first time in nearly 15 years, Shaimaa Khalil finds out why people don't want their children vaccinated. 
Is winning 100 caps still a big deal?  Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:11:40 GMT
Wayne Rooney recently became the ninth English footballer to win 100 caps but is it easier to do this now than it was a generation ago? 
Police in toastie mercy dash  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:39:56 GMT
Officers in New Zealand come to the rescue of a distressed woman who hadn't eaten for three days. 
Writing lessons give way to typing  Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:25:46 GMT
Finnish students will no longer be taught joined-up handwriting, and will get typing lessons instead. 
'Boko Haram' kills Nigeria fishermen  Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:43:44 GMT
Islamist militants from Nigeria's Boko Haram kill 48 fishermen in an attack near the border with Chad, reports from the area say. 
China swimmer Sun Yang 'was banned'  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:49:50 GMT
Chinese Olympics champion swimmer Sun Yang was banned for three months earlier this year after failing a drugs test, state media report. 
MH17 wreckage leaves rebel Ukraine  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:28:50 GMT
Debris from the Malaysia's Flight MH17 arrives from rebel-held areas near the crash site in east Ukraine to the government-held city of Kharkiv. 
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