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Public transport etiquette: dos and don’ts to follow on your daily commute

Public transport etiquette: dos and don’ts to follow on your daily commute

We’ve all been there. Stuck on a train in sweltering heat, crammed in like a tin of sardines, trying not to fall on other passengers as you were unable to get a seat, or sat on the bus trying not to catch the flu which is so easily spread on the daily commute. The lack […]

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Quiz: can you name the players who opened the scoring in the last 10 Champion’s League Finals?

Quiz: can you name the players who opened the scoring in the last 10 Champion’s League Finals?

Liverpool have proved themselves as quick-starters in this Champions League campaign scoring first in ten out of their fourteen ties. There’s a sense that if the Reds are to leave Kiev with their sixth Champions League title in tow they will again need to discover this hare-like pace. The first goal in Champions League finals […]

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Veggie diet ‘cheapest to follow’

Veggie diet ‘cheapest to follow’

Eating plenty of fruit, vegetables and grains is cheaper than other healthy diets, suggests new research. It costs up to £1.40 a day less than the Mediterranean Diet and the US Healthy Diet, according to the study. Three out of four British adults fail to get their ‘5-A-Day’. It has been claimed poor diets and […]

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Wedding hacks: 12 money-saving tips and tricks for planning your big day

Wedding hacks: 12 money-saving tips and tricks for planning your big day

Millions around the world recently tuned in to watch the royal wedding –  with every detail, from the designer dress to the horse-drawn carriages, scrutinised and discussed. Even in non-regal nuptials, the list of items required tends to roll on for pages and pages – and as the dress, the shoes, the rings, the food […]

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5 top tips to help you effectively manage and deal with stress

5 top tips to help you effectively manage and deal with stress

With exam season now in full swing, stress levels are likely to be sky-high among the nation’s youngsters as they face the pressures of the dreaded tests. While stress is not uncommon, its effect on mental health is on the rise, with more than 85 per cent of UK adults experiencing stress regularly, and stress […]

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Missions: this French sci-fi drama on BBC Four is like Lost meets 2001

Missions: this French sci-fi drama on BBC Four is like Lost meets 2001

New French sci-fi drama Missions is currently broadcasting on BBC Four – and it is well worth checking out. Missions began showing on the channel last week, and is available to catch-up on with iPlayer. The 10-part series follows Ulysses 1, a mission funded by the European Space Agency to send the first humans to Mars. […]

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24 Hours in Police Custody: the hit series returns with a compelling and tragic tale

24 Hours in Police Custody: the hit series returns with a compelling and tragic tale

Considering it mainly focuses on one police force, 24 Hours in Police Custody has an uncanny ability to land upon some extraordinary human stories. Over six series with Bedfordshire Police, the Channel 4 documentary has followed the force as they stage dawn arrests, investigate major sex trafficking cases, and even arrest one of their own, when […]

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The food products recalled in the past two weeks and why

The food products recalled in the past two weeks and why

While it’s always beneficial to know what’s in your food, there may be some products which have been taken off of the supermarket shelves since you bought them. Although millions of food products are produced for supermarkets every year and most are free from issues, there are a select few foodstuffs which run into problems […]

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10 garden laws you might not know you’re breaking

While gardening might seem the most innocent of pursuits, there are a few factors which could land you on the wrong side of the law when it comes to your outdoor space. From overhanging branches to fallen fruit, here are 10 ways your garden could be breaking the law without you knowing. Overhanging branches If […]

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Michael Palin has travelled to North Korea for new Channel 5 series

Comedian turned travel broadcaster Michael Palin has been to some of the most inaccessible and inspiring places on the globe. But for his new documentary series, the Monty Python member was granted unprecedented access to one of the world’s most secretive countries: North Korea. Though few Westerners will ever travel to the secluded state, Palin […]

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