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Care Homes Require Nationally Recognised Quality Assurance Rating

29.10.12

The BBC recently reported that a number of five-star rated care homes are receiving higher fees from local authorities despite not meeting key standards. Reports such as this surely add…

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Care Homes Require Nationally Recognised Quality Assurance Rating

Fox Says…’Boat Race Protester Jailed For Six Months’

19.10.12

The man who disrupted this years Oxford-Cambridge boat race has today been jailed for six months, after being found guilty of “causing a public nuisance.” On an individual basis, a suspended sentence…

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Fox Says…’Boat Race Protester Jailed For Six Months’

Griffingate: Controversial Tweets To Be Investigated

19.10.12

My father used to say to me, “If you’ve nothing nice to say, keep your mouth closed” and I think I will probably remember those words for the rest of…

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Griffingate: Controversial Tweets To Be Investigated

BREAKING: Gary McKinnon will NOT be extradited to the US

16.10.12

The home secretary, Theresa May has announced that the extradition of Gary McKinnon to the US will be blocked on health grounds. Speaking at the House of Commons, Ms May…

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BREAKING: Gary McKinnon will NOT be extradited to the US

Lego Felix – Baumgartner’s Space Jump Recreated In Lego

16.10.12

Yesterday we brought you footage of Felix Baumgartner’s record breaking 128,000 ft space jump, today we have the whole event recreated in Lego. Watch as Lego Felix is loaded into…

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Lego Felix – Baumgartner’s Space Jump Recreated In Lego

Savile Abuse Compensation Claims May Cost Institutions Millions

15.10.12

Since the initial revelations about the alleged abuse carried out by Jimmy Savile, it is reported that there are currently 340 lines of inquiry, with the possibility of more. Legal…

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Savile Abuse Compensation Claims May Cost Institutions Millions

David Morris MP Calls For Ban On Liquid Nitrogen Drinks

15.10.12

David Morris, the Conservative MP for Morecambe and Lunesdale, is to ask Parliament to ban the use of the chemicals, such as liquid nitrogen, in drinks. He said: “I am…

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David Morris MP Calls For Ban On Liquid Nitrogen Drinks

Watch Felix Baumgartner Salute Then Skydive From 128,000 ft

15.10.12

Over 8 million people watched as Felix Baumgartner skydived from 128,000 ft, breaking three world records. You can watch the incredible jump below: Congratulations Felix.

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Watch Felix Baumgartner Salute Then Skydive From 128,000 ft

The Name’s Bond…James Bond

10.10.12

Every time I hear that line, I always think of the advertisement for Brooke Bond tea, that’s how much of a sucker I am for advertising. Advertisements that use films…

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The Name’s Bond…James Bond

In The Spotlight: Liquid Nitrogen Cocktails

09.10.12

You don’t go out with your friends to a bar, and order a drink from a menu and expect to end up in hospital. I remember my 18th birthday, and…

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In The Spotlight: Liquid Nitrogen Cocktails

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