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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Pull the udder one!

It seems UK students are really milking the latest new trend, and I thought they were all hard up.  

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UK education sixth in the world

A global league table published by education firm Pearson has ranked the UK educational system as the sixth in the world behind Finland, South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore.

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BBC Sports Personality of the Year

After an incredible summer of sport in 2012, it’s no surprise that 11 out of the 12 nominations for this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year are Olympians and Paralympians.

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Get More Customers With Google+

Google+ is a powerful platform for your business.  With most people now searching for local businesses online, Google+ offers you the chance to connect with customers and increase sales. Google+ has over 250 million users and aims to help “start real conversations with the right people”.

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TV cookery shows proven to be bad for the waistline

New research* by psychologists at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in New York has found that cookery programmes that promote healthy home cooked food could be bad for your health.

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This Morning disciplined over Cameron confrontation

Last week when Prime Minister David Cameron was a guest on This Morning, host Philip Schofield presented the PM with a list of names of politicians who were allegedly involved in historical abuse at a Wrexham children’s home.

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Debit card for eight year olds

A new Visa debit card for 8-16 years has just been launched by company PKTMNY.

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Omnishambles: officially the word that sums up the year!

I had to smile when I read a piece on The Independent online saying that ‘Omnishambles’ is the word that sums up the year – and that’s official. It states that writers of The Thick of It are credited with coming up with the Oxford Dictionaries UK Word of the Year.

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Sublime tennis from Djokovic and Federer

Wow!  What a tennis match between Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer last night in the World Tour Final.

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Are you wearing a poppy?

Have you supported the Poppy Appeal this year?  The 2012 campaign hopes to break previous records with a target of £42 million.

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