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Andy Martin Why are we in love with the Second World War and is it good for us?

This month the BFI is showing ‘Where Eagles Dare’ on its 50th anniversary, which raises the questions ­– what makes this film endure and what is the source of its ‘obdurate power and ageless magic’. Andy Martin reckons it's all about our love affair with the Second World War

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James Moore Competition for a spot in baseball's Hall of Fame reaches fever pitch

Possession of a plaque establishes a player in the pantheon of the game’s greats, but getting into the hall is no easy matter and the decision process is shrouded in controversey, writes James Moore

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Christine Manby What’s your name?

Continuing her series tackling socially unacceptable questions, Christine Manby considers a question that begins with parents and ends with the rest of our lives 

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Ed Kessler The A-Z of Believing: W is for Words

Can religion get lost in translation? Ed Kessler, head of the Woolf Institute, presents the 23rd part in a series on belief and scepticism

The best TVs and home entertainment systems to watch the NFL playoffs

Find the perfect centrepiece to your living room just in time to watch some play-off football. 

The best lingerie to treat yourself - or a loved one

From sexy one-piece, two-piece to seductive cover-up, velvet, lace or mesh, these will guarantee a perfect match

Sarah Huckabee Sanders sparks outcry with comment about Martin Luther

The iconic campaigner was assassinated 51 years ago

Elon Musk says Boring Company may dig new 100km CERN collider

CERN's Future Circular Collider could help unlock some of the secrets of the universe

Airline meals being stockpiled as travel industry braces for Brexit

World's largest supplier of in-flight cuisine building up supplies to protect against disrpution

The 10 best Cate Blanchett films

As the Australian actor appears in a controversial new play at the National Theatre, we count down her most memorable on-screen performances