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Category Archives: Current Affairs

Thatcher statue blocked

Margaret Thatcher was certainly a figure that divided opinion and plans for a statue of the ‘Iron Lady’ have proved to be just as controversial.

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Upturn in young people going under the knife

I have never understood the appeal of plastic surgery.

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World is 0.28% more peaceful

Apparently there is something out there called the Global Peace Index, which I wasn’t aware of until today.

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Benefit concert for Manchester victims

A gig has been organised to raise money for those affected by the Manchester blast.

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Bins blunder or housework reality?

Prime Minister Theresa May sparked a housework debate this week when she said there were ‘boy and girl jobs’ in the home.  The PM was appearing on TV’s The One Show with her husband Philip – who said it was always his job to put the bins out. (Not sure if he does that at No 10 though?) Some heated debate took place on social media after Mrs May’s comments – …

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Dog shows how kindness can be cruel

We’ve all heard the saying – you have to be cruel to be kind – but one dog owner didn’t get this message when she overfed her Corgi cross dog until he was six stone overweight.

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Fidget fad enjoys world domination

No doubt you have heard about the fidget spinner by now…

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Quirky cooking gets heated

Whacky ideas and ingredients on MasterChef have been causing a bit of a stir.

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To x or not to x

As someone who has never been the most socially competent person in a room, I find myself increasingly in a tangle over the rules of digital communication.

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Cake smash controversy

Pay a large amount of money for a beautiful set of baby clothes and a stunning birthday cake – mix the two together with the added ingredients of a one-year-old and a photographer, sit back and record what happens.

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