New research from mental health charity Mind and Moneysupermarket suggests that 16 million people find finances the most stressful aspect of their lives.
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Wednesday 15 May 2013
Joyce Brothers, who died on 13 May at the age of 85, was a psychologist who pioneered the television advice show in the 1950s and enjoyed a prolific career as a syndicated columnist, author and television and film personality. She first gained fame on a game show and went on to publish 15 books and make cameo appearances on shows like Happy Days and The Simpsons. She was on Johnny Carson's The Tonight Show nearly 100 times.
Monday 13 May 2013
In a country still recovering from war, reporting is as dangerous as ever
Saturday 20 April 2013
It's no surprise that the tasting of the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti's latest release at Corney & Barrow's Tower of London offices took place in hushed tones. Yes, there's the reverence accorded to what the wine exchange Liv-ex calls 'the new darling of the fine wine trade', recently awarded number-one spot in its Top 10 global fine wine brands.
Saturday 13 April 2013
Peter Fleming was the eldest of four brothers, one of whom became the creator of James Bond. Born into a world of privilege, he went to Eton and Oxford and decided to be an adventurer – not a career category open to many. During the Second World War he served with the Grenadier Guards and was awarded the OBE, before returning to squiredom in Oxfordshire. He also married the actress Celia Johnson, and must have had to put up with a lot of "Brief Encounter" jokes. But we're concerned with the period before the war, when he began travel writing.
Tuesday 02 April 2013
Henrique Capriles has hit out at the overwhelming bias of the Venezuelan state media, claiming that the VTV channel alone has given 46 hours and 43 minutes of coverage to Nicolas Maduro since the former bus driver became acting President after the death of Hugo Chavez on 8 March. Over the same period, Mr Capriles claimed he received just one minute and 18 seconds of airtime.
Second tragedy for French version of Survivor reality show as staff doctor kills himself following death of contestant
Tuesday 02 April 2013
A doctor working for France's version of the television reality show Survivor committed suicide yesterday, leaving a note saying he had been unfairly criticised over the death of a contestant, the programme's broadcaster said.
Monday 25 March 2013
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Saturday 09 March 2013
Local media agree to avoid speculation in bid to avoid repeat of 2007 post-election violence
Saturday 02 March 2013
There is surely something flawed in the decision by the Serious Fraud Office to hire Slaughter & May, the most expensive solicitors in London, to lead its defence against the action for wrongful arrest and damages brought by property tycoon Robert Tchenguiz.
Sunday 10 February 2013
Bournemouth 2 Portsmouth 0
Tuesday 05 February 2013
Left-back will start against Brazil tonight
Thursday 31 January 2013
Former England captain joins super-rich Paris club on five-month deal - but could earn from merchandising
Friday 25 January 2013
A video of a woman finding out that she is going to become a grandmother for the first time has become an internet hit.
Friday 18 January 2013
The 31 January self-assessment deadline is rapidly approaching – but anyone seeking last-minute help from HM Revenue & Customs could be tricked into paying out for free information.
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