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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Call to ban smoking in cars

England’s public health minister has said that smoking should be banned in cars carrying children.

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The profound effects of poor sleep revealed

If you have ever experienced…

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Ford partnership with Spotify

Leading car brand Ford has announced plans that will allow internet-based songs and albums to play into its vehicles with the help of music service Spotify.

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Is Kate a ‘Plastic Princess’?

Double Booker prize award-winning novelist Hilary Mantel has been criticised this week for comments that she made in a London Review of Books lecture entitled ‘Royal Bodies’.

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Preview video unveils Google Glass features

New details about Google’s smart glasses, which have been eagerly-awaited, have been released.

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Shed of the Year 2013

I stumbled across a piece on the Telegraph website about a Shed of the Year competition, which led to a fun few minutes looking through the pictures.  Now I am starting to look at sheds in a whole new light!

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Military amputees to be given ‘bionic legs’

The most up-to-date prosthetic limbs are to be given to injured personnel who have their legs amputated.

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New washer-dryer tap from Dyson yours for just £1,000!

I admit to loving my Dyson vacuum cleaner, but perhaps I won’t be investing in the latest Dyson product: a tap that both washes and dries your hands. 

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Safer Internet Day

Today (5th February) is Safer Internet Day.This annual event first took place in 2003 to “promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones…

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UK retail sales up in January

Consumer confidence is recovering, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

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