A-levels are a “mini Christmas” for laptop sellers

Students with laptop

Laptop sales swell by more than 50% in the two weeks after A-level results are published as parents get their children ready for university, according to data from PC World and Curries.

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The bubble tea revolution

Bubble Tea

A quiet revolution is happening as we speak. So quiet that readers of this blog may be wholly unaware of it.  Or maybe you’re someone who keeps up with every trend that’s sweeping the nation and…

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Kate Bush and the iPhone controversy

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Singer Kate Bush is making headlines before even stepping on stage for the first time in a long while thanks to her unusual requests.

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A War Horse Rewarded


Warrior, the resilient and heroic horse that served in the First World War and inspired the movie “War Horse”, has been awarded the highest medal for animal bravery.

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Scarborough Rock and North Sea Rollers


British seaside towns have been voted the favourite national get-away by a range of holidaying Brits. Any number of the pretty destinations come to mind, from Brighton to Barry, but Scarborough in Yorkshire was considered the ideal place for a seaside sortie in the roaring twenties and after years of changes it still retains plenty of charm.

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