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Breathe Easy This Christmas

December 15, 2011

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Take a deep breath in and let it out. If that was no simple task, you’re not alone. Asthmatics all over the world find it increasingly more difficult to breath as the weather gets colder. Hospital admissions due to asthma attacks are at their peak in winter and statistics from Asthma UK show that up […]

What Should Beckham Do Next?

December 8, 2011

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David Beckham is arguably the world’s most famous footballer and with his current £128million contract with MLS league side LA Galaxy ending on 31st December, he has a big decision to make about his future. Beckham has already made it clear that he will not be retiring from the game and there has been a […]

Silence Drowns the Screams from the Killing Fields

November 29, 2011

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On Monday, 21st of November 2011,  three leaders of the Khmer Rogue accused of orchestrating the Killing Fields in Cambodia, were put on trial in Phnom Penh. Looking back, was America really wrong to abhor communism, when Pol Pot’s model caused millions to die? “Well you’ll work harder with a gun in your back, for […]

Maximum Devolution – A Real Choice For Scots?

November 19, 2011

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There is no doubting that Alex Salmond is determined to see Scotland stand as an independent nation away from the United Kingdom. His evident Scottish patriotism may be viewed as admirable by some, despicable by others. It has been four years since Salmond was elected First Minister of Scotland.  That also means it has been […]

Beauty: Less Is More

November 19, 2011

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With a wealth of makeup tutorials on the internet, magazines full of hair and beauty tips and even fashion related television shows, it’s hard to understand why some women still get it so wrong.  Home hair dye disasters are a regular beauty nightmare and are enough to send any stylist running for cover.  These home […]

Keeping Up With Technology

November 17, 2011

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Technology is ruthlessly progressing as the 21st Century continues, stamping its prominent footprint on the day-to-day lives of virtually everyone in the world as it goes. These developments have played an invaluable part in improving and dramatically changing the economy; the way we work, the way we socialise and the extent to which information on […]

The Cost of a Degree

November 17, 2011

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With the continued growth of university applications, spurred some claim by the rise in ‘Mickey mouse’ degrees, is a university degree still an indicator of academic prowess or is it merely an excuse to waste four years and run up a huge debt? With the bleak condition of the UK’s economy as it struggles its […]