Homeowners are more inclined to improve their current property rather than move house, research carried out by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors has found.
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Thursday 09 June 2011
These days bathroom scales come with solar panels, hyper-sensitive digital readings and some can even talk to you. Here, we weigh them up...
Wednesday 25 May 2011
The family of a woman whose husband was convicted of murder even though her body was never found said they were "bitterly disappointed" today after he won an appeal.
Saturday 21 May 2011
Thursday 21 April 2011
Litter on the UK's beaches increased last year, fuelled by people flushing rubbish down the toilet instead of in the bin, the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has said.
Saturday 23 October 2010
This week saw the launch of yet another Blue Cross sale at Debenhams, with up to 70 per cent off products across the store. Some of the best savings are to be found in the homewares department, with items such as the Bergen bonded leather recliner, reduced from £500 to £224, an Amelia bathroom towel set, down from £32 to £9.60, and the Clusterdown orthopaedic contoured pillow, reduced from £36 to £10.80, proving the top-selling items so far. Head over to http://ind.pn/bWzC4I for a full list of discounts.
Tuesday 07 September 2010
A former altar boy accused of killing and chopping up an elderly vicar he lodged with said today he had touched him inappropriately while having a bath.
Wednesday 30 June 2010
A 60-year-old man "disappeared without trace" after becoming involved in a love triangle with a woman half his age, the Old Bailey heard today.
Wednesday 16 June 2010
A TV daredevil who tried to parachute off New York's Empire State Building can not set foot in the landmark again, a court ruled.
Tuesday 29 December 2009
Chosen by Clementine Logan
Saturday 03 October 2009
Monday 27 July 2009
Wednesday 12 November 2008
Sunday 02 November 2008
Just what is the connection in some people's minds between reading and excretion? I knew a reviewer who could scarcely pass a literary judgement without a scatological reference or a quip that the book under review be kept in the smallest room. This tendency culminated in an elaborate metaphor involving stool consistency and tips for light reading matter for a short transit time, to weighty volumes for when you're planning to be in there a while. Ugh! I rang up to protest. "But you see," came the languid response, "in my family, putting a book in the loo is really rather a compliment."
Monday 22 September 2008
What do women want from men? Oh, not much. Adoration, eternal loyalty, and all the bathroom surfaces to ourselves. Time, babies and the moon on a string. The list could go on forever, and there are probably as many different answers as there are women. But, after scrutinising the opposite sex for an observation period lasting my entire adult life, and consulting with members of my distinguished coven, I have drawn up this list of friendly hints under the working title "George, Don't Do That: but please do this, and this and this".
Monday 15 September 2008
Sex is a bit like typing. Anyone can sit down and bash something out using two fingers, but you'll never be as good as someone who uses 10 and took the touch-typing course. This step-by-step guide is the equivalent of the touch-typing course except a lot more fun.
George Galloway on Scottish independence: The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
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Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Scottish independence: Britain faces 'constitutional crisis' at next election
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
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