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Underdogs triumph in Booker shortlist

I love a good underdog story, who doesn’t?

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Forget about the board room, hit the pavements

Office staff are being encouraged to carry out their meetings whilst walking, instead of sitting around a table munching doughnuts.

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Reach out and be nice on the roads

The way we open our car doors can really save lives.

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Another lose for the bullies!

We all love it when the bullies get beaten, don’t we?

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Marmite mystery solved?

I only need to say love it or hate it and you instantly know what I am talking about – it’s that controversial spread called Marmite of course.  Now scientists at the Exercise and Nutritional Genomics Research Centre…

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We need to talk about organ donation

The story of organ donor Jemima Layzell this week is of course both very sad and also very positive and inspiring.

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Cheers to Bake Off or fingers burned?

The Great British Bake Off is like an institution – very passionately protected by its loving and loyal public, puns and all. So when it moved to Channel 4, nobody was quite sure if it would rise to the occasion.

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Gender neutral or nonsense?

As children return to school this week after the summer holidays, one comprehensive has already managed to hit the headlines and divide opinion with its uniform policy.

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The miracle of Dunkirk

The release of the Dunkirk film has had me thinking about the incredible efforts of the Allied Forces during the Second World War.

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10 years on – how we still haven’t recovered from the economic crash

There is no doubt that the past decade has been a real struggle for many families financially.

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