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Advertising The Secret To Bruce Springsteen's Lasting Popularity

The New Jersey entertainer has had a long career as a performer, matched only by the years he's dedicated to helping others.

Features What Will Overtake Facebook?

Facebook seem ever more dominant, but smaller rivals are appealing to those who worry about online privacy.

Home How Global Elites Are Changing The Face Of European Tourist Destinations

New wealth, especially from China and Russia, is having a dramatic impact on European cities and traditional rural havens.

Syndicated Why Lance Armstrong Chose To Confess To Oprah

The disgraced cyclist will open his heart on the talk show this week. But why is seeking redemption after a public fall from grace such a delicate task?

Gaming & Play What Obama's Second Term Says About Middle Class Values

In an America still riven by racial prejudice, the first family live by values that the whole nation can recognise and applaud

Features Why Does Fifty Shades Of Grey Turn Women On?

The book of erotic fiction by E.L. James is now the fastest selling paperback in history. Its success has generated a debate about sex, fantasy and the nature of desire.

Technology Is Twitter Putting An End To Our Private Lives?

The ridicule of an actor, a marriage split and a couple's sex life have been shared on social media, but should they have been? Where should we draw the sharing line?

Work Are Men The New 'Second Sex?'

They work longer hours, face economic insecurity and suffer worse health. A controversial new book argues that males increasingly face reverse sexism.