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There is a danger that the buzz and momentum around that initial modernisation is being lost
Amid the squabbles and chaotic preparations, residents speak of their pride in Mandela
Help for victims of domestic violence in a state of crisis, warns national survey
It is widely accepted that money can’t buy you love. Now a new study has found that it can buy you happiness – but only up to a point.
If you’d just had a heart attack you’d never be held in a custody
Four of the top six batsman passed the half-century mark but runs for Root will be the most pleasing thing for England
Only 2% of child witnesses receive professional guidance during criminal proceedings, according to the children's charity
Arguably Ian Rankin’s pre-existing fame as a crime novelist of some note is what holds his first play, written in collaboration with Lyceum artistic director Mark Thomson, back the most. For all Rankin’s experience as a writer, Dark Road is essentially still the work of a debut playwright dressed up and given prime billing amidst the Lyceum’s current season, and in places it can’t help but fold given the weight of expectation placed upon it.
It may be the excuse long-suffering commuters have been waiting for, as new research suggests that working fewer hours each week can be good for your health, protect the environment and even boost the economy.
True, there was no standing ovation. The TUC doesn’t do ecstatic. But in a speech sandwiched between debates on low paid youth - enlivened by the fact that the speakers were mostly young workers on low pay - and on rail privatisation, Miliband repeated that he was “absolutely determined” to reform the way union members donate to Labour. And survived.
New research claims molecule measured in bloodstream can identify people intent on taking their own life
The Aussie Angle: These thirtysomethings show what is required to be quality Test players
Appeals bill soars over claims Atos ‘is getting more decisions wrong than ever before’
Protein receptor is found to release hormones that can cause anxiety and depression
Working in high heats can lead to a "reduction in cognitive function, attention span and visual motor tracking" and higher rates of accidents, the motion argues.
UCU report paints a 'heartbreaking' picture of young people in the UK who fear they will never get a job