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Society & Politics

Libya - Gadaffi out; snouts in

Our recent history with Libya is a disgrace, and now a growing embarrassment

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2nd Sep 2011
Alexander Hay
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Health & Wellbeing

MRSA - Super Bugs in retreat, but much remains to be done

A major cause of deaths amongst the elderly is down but not out, with a high rate of infection still being reported

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25th Aug 2011
Alexander Hay
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Money & Finance

Cheque yourself (before you wreck yourself)

Cheques are effective, simple, future proof and still have a lot to offer both the young and the old

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24th Aug 2011
Alexander Hay
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Relationships

Passive aggression at the gym

The ignoble tradition of being rude to people who can't answer back continues ever more at the local sports centre

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23rd Aug 2011
Alexander Hay
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News

The fall of Gadaffi: News Round-up

As a dictator stands on the precipice, the media gets very excited

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22nd Aug 2011
Alexander Hay
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Money & Finance

Should the Press Watchdog 'strike off' dodgy journalists?

A firm regime is proposed to ward off statutory regulation

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18th Aug 2011
Alexander Hay
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Work & Career

Generation Nowhere

Unemployed and disenchanted youths may have only shown a glimpse of their frustration and rage

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17th Aug 2011
Alexander Hay
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Society & Politics

Phone Hacking Scandal: News round-up

As the riots die down, the most persistent story of 2011 rears up again to provide the Murdoch clan and David Cameron's Chipping Norton set more sleepless nights.

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16th Aug 2011
Alexander Hay
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Health & Wellbeing

Zebra fish may hold key to regrowing organs

Latest developments hint at a cure for heart disease and more

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15th Aug 2011
Alexander Hay
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Society & Politics

The economy: Lukewarm and febrile

Signs of a recovery are spotted, but remain weak and fragile

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12th Aug 2011
Alexander Hay
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Entertainment

The Fox (News) in the chicken coop

A profile of ever so slightly right wing Fox News supremo Roger Ailes paints a worrying picture

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11th Aug 2011
Alexander Hay
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Work & Career

Economic crisis - news round up

The economy is having 'interesting times' of its own...

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10th Aug 2011
Alexander Hay
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Money & Finance

Will a fall in petrol prices lead to lower utility costs?

In these austere times, lower bills would be much appreciated

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10th Aug 2011
Alexander Hay
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Society & Politics

Counting the human cost of the London riots

As some politicians stay on holiday, the damage done may never be repaired

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8th Aug 2011
Alexander Hay
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Health & Wellbeing

Confessions of an NHS records data entry temp

How I worked nights and helped build a doomed database

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4th Aug 2011
Alexander Hay
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Home & Leisure

Homebrewing Antics

The joy of making beer (and drinking it)

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3rd Aug 2011
Alexander Hay
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Money & Finance

What is Obama really up to?

Machiavellian goings on up Capitol Hill

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1st Aug 2011
Alexander Hay
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Society & Politics

Norway - a shock but not a surprise

Yesterday's tragedy didn't come out of nowhere

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23rd Jul 2011
Alexander Hay
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News

Rupert Murdoch: Psychology of a press baron in decline

Murdoch, and the UK, have more than a few issues

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21st Jul 2011
Alexander Hay
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Health & Wellbeing

Cancer rates for the 40-59 age group rise steeply

A worrying trend becomes clear

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19th Jul 2011
Alexander Hay
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News

The world we ignore

Much of what goes on today is sadly overlooked

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18th Jul 2011
Alexander Hay
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Travel

A Regal Visit to Norfolk

A weekend get- away can be smooth or fraught with mishaps! Ours started out badly but turned out to be a right royal treat!

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18th Jul 2011
Diane Priestley
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Travel

The Revolution no one's noticed

While no one is looking, Europe's last dictatorship roils

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14th Jul 2011
Alexander Hay
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Society & Politics

Trouble on the home front

There's more than meets the eye in restive Dagenham

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14th Jul 2011
Alexander Hay
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Entertainment

Sky TV takeover: Murdoch in retreat

Corruption revelations deal body blow to Sky takeover.

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13th Jul 2011
Gareth Hargreaves
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Health & Wellbeing

How to sort out men's health

The Men's Health Forum has published the definitive blueprint on how men can improve their health.

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8th Jul 2011
Marce Colucci
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Health & Wellbeing

So much for David Cameron's promise to keep NHS waiting times down

In spite of Cameron's platform commitments, waiting times for diagnostic tests don't seem to be getting any better - NHS waiting times increase for diagnostic testsNew figures show that 15,667 patients waited more than six weeks in May, compared with 3,378 in May last year - James Ball and Denis Campbell

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8th Jul 2011
Marce Colucci
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News

Phone-hack scandal: news round-up

Cameron and the News of the World both likely to be big losers

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7th Jul 2011
Alexander Hay
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Society & Politics

Pride and prejudice

The annual gay and lesbian Pride celebration has lost its values

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6th Jul 2011
Alexander Hay
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Health & Wellbeing

Boxing clever? Haye vs. Klitschko

Boxing is a surprisingly complicated business

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1st Jul 2011
Alexander Hay

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