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Hire car horror

Booking travel arrangements over the Web has become such a commonplace matter, it's easy to forget that things can sometimes go wrong. Badly wrong.

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cartoon of internet delivery arriving as soon as man sits on toilet

The joy of Internet delivery

Internet delivery services are a varied bunch. Some of them are great, some of them not so great … and then there's Amazon Logistics.

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Brazil 2014

Keep sport out of politics?

Could an England win at the World Cup really lead to the break-up of the United Kingdom and a permanent Tory majority at Westminster?

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Maggie – to mourn or to mock?

Britain's longest-serving Prime Minister of the 20th century appears to be dividing the country as much in death as she did in life.

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Olympics: lane bondage, Lord Coe’s straight bananas and BoJo’s hair

The London 2012 Olympics start this week - but so far it looks an evens bet whether they'll be remembered by Londoners as a sporting spectacular or a spectacular cock-up.

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