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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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Money & Finance

At war with my utility supplier

The intricacies of paying for your electricity bill

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1st Jul 2011
Alexander Hay
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Health & Wellbeing

Diary of a Gym Bunny 5

The machines are becoming my friends and husband Andrew discovers the gym too

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28th Jun 2011
Diane Priestley
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News

Afghanistan Withdrawal – what Barack Obama's speech did not say

There was more to the speech than just retreat

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23rd Jun 2011
Alexander Hay
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Money & Finance

Greek economic crisis - News Round-Up

First the hamartia, next the nemesis

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23rd Jun 2011
Alexander Hay
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Entertainment

Missing Bob

I was all excited about seeing Bob Dylan, the folk music icon of my youth, but I wimped out.

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21st Jun 2011
Diane Priestley
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Entertainment

The Green Lantern vs. the Nagging Shrew

A new sexist stereotype strikes again

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20th Jun 2011
Alexander Hay
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Health & Wellbeing

Diary of An Old Gym Bunny 4

Today I meet the weight lifting machines and discover that I have pairs of muscles in my flabby arms that contract and extend! Well you could knock me down with a feather!

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20th Jun 2011
Diane Priestley
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Entertainment

Braving the elements at the Royal Ascot Races

It was a case of ticking a box on my bucket list. Royal Ascot Races. A famous event One simply must attend at least once in a lifetime.

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17th Jun 2011
Diane Priestley
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Entertainment

Retail woe – news round-up

The economy continues to stagger

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16th Jun 2011
Alexander Hay

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