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Online encyclopedia reaches its 15th birthday preparing for challenges ahead around funding, mobile access and the developing world

Lots of songs have numbers in their titles: from 5-4-3-2-1 to 99 Luftballons. But what makes a great “number song”? Music journalist and self-appointed rock numerologist David Klein has spent years researching this very question for his new book If 6 was 9. Here he lists his all time top ten.

The Ecuadorean foreign minister said a request to interrogate the WikiLeaks founder would be accepted as long as Ecuador’s law was respected

Ferocious momentum continues to build against social media giant’s bid to take charge of the country’s internet through a program called ‘Free Basics’

Hollywood holds its breath as the academy reveals which of the year’s films it was most impressed by. Will frontrunners The Revenant, Carol and Spotlight come out on top? Or can Mad Max: Fury Road sneak in?

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  • Police claim Isis ‘definitely’ behind the attack
  • Five attackers and two other people confirmed dead
  • Police regain control of the area after three hours
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Smartphone manufacturer Lenovo will dump US mobile phone pioneer’s name following its acquisition two years ago, hanging up the line on a famous brand

A wireless charging feature that gives phones with less than 20% power a slight boost when hurled against a wall – perfect for those with anger issues!

Study finds that despite hot baths and public lavatories, the Romans spread disease and parasites across the empire

It’s about time the 20-year-old guidelines on alcohol consumption were updated, but the new evidence makes for sobering reading

Where was the explosion? Was it an H-bomb? And just how dangerous is Kim Jong-un? We tackle your most pressing queries

Yasmine has a six-year-old Vista laptop that does all she needs. But time is running out, and she finds Internet Explorer 9 limiting

As Oculus Rift pre-orders begin, debate remains about how mainstream VR will be, whether it’s about more than games, and what it’ll do to humans

Stuart Clark on the first data to be returned from China’s Dark Matter Particle Explorer (DAMPE)