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Wednesday 14 November 2012
If you ever go to the cinema, you probably have a list of pet peeves. Empire Cinemas have now come up with a list of things you aren't allowed to do. But since they've wasted some of it on things that are always wrong (littering, putting feet on seats), I'd like to propose my version.
Saturday 10 November 2012
Thanks to Nigel, I spent the evening recalling happy memories of confectionery cravings
Wednesday 07 November 2012
This intriguing city with Slovakian and Hungarian heritage is next year’s European Capital of Culture
Saturday 20 October 2012
Friday 19 October 2012
If you're growing a gut, but can't afford a personal trainer, there's a robot than might be able to help you with that. The Autom social bot tracks weight loss and is designed to interact with dieters on a daily basis, offering personalised incentives and encouragement. Its makers claim that “by developing an emotional bond with the robot, users are more likely to stick with healthy eating plans”. But can you stomach the idea of being told what to eat by a robot that's not once tasted ice-cream?
Wednesday 10 October 2012
Astronauts plucked a commercial cargo ship from orbit and attached it to the International Space Station, marking the reopening of a US supply line to the orbital outpost following the space shuttles' retirement last year.
Tuesday 09 October 2012
A commercial cargo craft has been blasted into orbit bound for the International Space Station, the first of a dozen supply runs under a mega-contract with Nasa.
Saturday 06 October 2012
The 'White Revolution' has been remarkble: India produces 17 per cent of the world's milk
Wednesday 03 October 2012
For those of you who like a little culture but find museums rather dry and academic, the little town of Anzola dell'Emilia has served up a rather tastier history lesson.
Wednesday 03 October 2012
It's the stuff that children's dreams are made of. Jo Kessel combines a Caribbean cruise with a Florida theme-park holiday
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Tests have confirmed that TV entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne did not suffer a heart attack in a health scare which saw him rushed to hospital, a company spokesman said today.
Sunday 30 September 2012
Wildcard dazzles Woods but he just couldn't be Superman again
Sunday 26 August 2012
Unlike its predecessor, the Pig & Butcher lets you enjoy its food as you please.
Friday 10 August 2012
As a wave of retro ice-cream parlours tickles the country's tastebuds, we have the scoop on the coolest cones and brightest bowls
Tuesday 07 August 2012
The Bluewater shopping centre in Kent, built in a former quarry, is about to become the UK's biggest.
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Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
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If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 Huawei Mate S and Huawei Watch: new products take on iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch
- 2 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 3 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 4 Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train