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You drive for show and putt for dough. Or do you? We analysed data from the PGA Tour to test golf’s great aphorism Read more

By John Burn-Murdoch and Aleksandra Wisniewska

Scotland voted on Thursday to remain in the United Kingdom, with the pro-union camp securing 55.3 per cent of the vote. Read more

On Monday, the FT began publishing a four-day series about the growing international backlash against US technology companies.

The first part focused on how Silicon Valley has embarked on a charm offensive in the wake of growing concerns about their role in US government surveillance and how they use their customers’ data. Part two highlighted the situation in Germany, which is leading the European regulatory push-back against big US tech groups. Part three was about how the NSA scandal has led to a crackdown on online freedoms.

We included an online survey with these stories asking readers how they have changed their web habits in the past year due to privacy concerns. (The survey is now closed and is no longer embedded in the online articles). Read more


Based on the voter registration data and the Press Association’s estimated declaration times, here is an approximate timetable of what to expect during the night of the count Read more

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Liverpool were without Raheem Sterling for the first hour as they slipped to a 1-0 defeat at home to Aston Villa, highlighting the teenager’s importance to the team.

Just how much has Sterling improved since he broke into the first team in the 2012/13 season? We used data from Opta to analyse and visualise his rapid development. Read more