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The war on drugs is lost – legalise the heroin trade

Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life by Professor William Deresiewicz http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1476702713/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_g7P.tb1GYC1FX

ARM: Britain's most successful tech company you've never heard of

Without ARM, the iPhone and other smartphones wouldn’t work. Hardly anyone knows it – and that’s just how Cambridge’s ‘Silicon Fen’ company likes it

Italy's Fizz whizzes: prosecco tasting in Veneto

Prosecco is now the UK’s favourite fizz, though it’s never been Mina Holland’s favourite tipple. But on a trip to Italy’s Veneto region, she’s converted after tasting an unusually cloudy version

Morocco poised to become a solar superpower with launch of desert mega-project

World’s largest concentrated solar power plant complex, powered by the Saharan sun, set to help renewables provide almost half the country’s energy by 2020

Inequality is now killing middle America

Life expectancy is now declining for middle-aged white Americans, especially those with a high school education or less

Britain is heading for another 2008 crash: here’s why

The government wants us to believe our economic growth is sustainable, and that budgetary surplus will fix all our problems. But these are dangerous myths

Birmingham New Street station unveils long-awaited makeover

Dark concourse of much-maligned 60s concrete monolith is replaced with giant, glass-roofed atrium, replete with new shopping centre