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Psst! Wanna buy a new degree? No previous owners ... very economical ... it will only cost you ten grand. Well, now, thanks to the Ford motor company and Loughborough University, you can.

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The public library remains a location where market forces lose power and goods are handed over for free

According to a report in a newspaper the other day, a library in Leeds has taken to labelling its novels with a system similar to that used on ready-meal curries. "Hot" reads are those that are so exciting you begin to perspire (not simply a literary fantasy incidentally - I have myself been reduced to moist-palmed anxiety by a good thriller), "medium" reads are "fascinating books you'll find hard to put down" and mild books are "stress-busters, like Emily Bronte".

`Independent' wins Financial Journal award

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