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The lack of consultants on weekend duty at Britain's A&E departments, and a simple way to add as much as seven years to your lifespan, are among front-page leads on Bank Holiday Monday.
The people who work in quirky spots
Is technology changing our brains?
Why does a country thousands of miles away matter so much to the US and, in particular, President Obama, asks Karen Allen.
The fight against Islamic State has led to four wars and counting, writes Jonathan Marcus.
David Lagercrantz on riticism of his Dragon Tattoo sequel
Kabul family life on hold amid violence
Brian Harman becomes the third PGA tour player to make two holes-in-one in a single round before Jason Day wins The Barclays.
The families left on either side of a superpower border
Chancellor George Osborne announces more than £500m of contracts for the Royal Navy's submarine base at Faslane, securing 6,700 jobs.
A new ingredient developed by scientists in Scotland could mean that ice cream fans can enjoy their treats before they melt.
Australian entrepreneur hopes to change the future of freelancing
Futuristic images of what Royal Navy vessels could look like in 2050 have been developed by British scientists and engineers.
Fighting to save Sydney's historic waterside district
Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks dies of cancer aged 82
A mayor in Brazil is on the run after police accused her of taking funds from the school system and running the town remotely through WhatsApp.
Ferries have been denied access to the port of Calais owing to industrial action by French workers.
World number three Maria Sharapova pulls out of the US Open on the eve of the tournament because of injury.
The Islamic State group has destroyed part of another temple at the ancient Syrian site of Palmyra, activists and witnesses say.
Coach Patrick Mouratoglou says aiming to be the greatest player of all time motivates Serena Williams going into the US Open.