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Health & Wellbeing

Leafy Green Vegetables and Their Amazing Health Benefits

There's a lot more to eating green leafy veggies than most of us realise. Here's a comprehensive review of some of the best greens to put on your dinner plate.

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28th Sep 2011
Marce Colucci
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Society & Politics

Politicians are too craven to be allowed to regulate the press

Should government have the power to regulate the press? Shadow Culture Secretary Ivan Lewis is calling for journalists to be 'struck off' for misconduct, but is this just state censorship by any other name?

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28th Sep 2011
Alexander Hay
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Health & Wellbeing

Drunk driving without limits

Proposals to lower the drink driving limit in Northern Ireland fly in the face of ever declining deaths and injuries on the roads, and may backfire in making drivers ignore blood alcohol limits altogether

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27th Sep 2011
Alexander Hay
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Money & Finance

World Economic Crisis – News round-up

The world economy is heading for a major recession. The Eurozone's in freefall. The US is on the skids, and China's following it. Adam Smith's heirs are feeling smug, and will anyone think of the (Greek) bankers?

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23rd Sep 2011
Alexander Hay
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Entertainment

Selling the family silver (and Peppa Pig)

Is Postman Pat going ex pat? We seem hell-bent on neglecting our popular culture, heritage and industry, as the latest big sell-off suggests only too clearly

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21st Sep 2011
Alexander Hay
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Money & Finance

The protest no one noticed

A small but driven protest movement against corrupt banks and big business starts to take root in America. But does anyone care enough to even pay attention? Meanwhile, the young middle classes are starting to get restless

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20th Sep 2011
Alexander Hay
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Health & Wellbeing

Welsh late onset Diabetes screening scheme (almost) ideal

A successful program in Wales has allowed the public to test itself for Type 2 Diabetes with excellent results, albeit with a discredited system at its heart

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19th Sep 2011
Alexander Hay
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Society & Politics

Orissa Real Estate-Agents

The Orissa Real Estate business has observed a remarkable growth and so has also been the requirement of the Real Estate agents. These days a huge number of people are interested to own a home and with this lift of demand for real estate, the role of a real estate agent turns out to be all the more important.

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19th Sep 2011
Rajesh Mohanty
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Health & Wellbeing

Organ replacement - printing out a new future for patients?

If practical, a new development in bio 3D printing could bring considerable benefits for patients in need of replacement organs, but several questions still need to be answered at this early stage

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16th Sep 2011
Alexander Hay
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Society & Politics

August Riots: Sending rioters to prison isn't working

Far from preventing further criminal acts, the mass imprisonment of young offenders in the wake of the August Riots may simply worsen an already bad situation

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15th Sep 2011
Alexander Hay
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Work & Career

English Defence League increasingly targeting journalists

A growing atmosphere of political violence faces journalists reporting on an ever more openly belligerent and sinister organisation

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14th Sep 2011
Alexander Hay
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Entertainment

The end of Trolling? (And the end of freedom on the Web)

A tradition of online abuse and provocation may be about to bring about its own downfall, with implications for legitimate Web users everywhere

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14th Sep 2011
Alexander Hay
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Society & Politics

How to save alienated families from themselves - by cutting their benefits!

Prime Minister David Cameron once again reminds us why politicians don't seem to know very much about anything

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9th Sep 2011
Alexander Hay
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Health & Wellbeing

UK housing crisis grows ever worse

A combination of too few houses and far too many slum landlords is making life unbearable for many

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8th Sep 2011
Alexander Hay
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Work & Career

The rise of the robots – in our workplaces

Robots are increasingly used in manufacture, but don't count out human employees just yet

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7th Sep 2011
Alexander Hay
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Home & Leisure

Foxed again

Despite the media furore, urban foxes continue to win both new ground and the PR war

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6th Sep 2011
Alexander Hay
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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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