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Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
Brussels sprouts are a Christmas dinner must have but not to everyone likes them. You’ll be hard pushed to find a dinner table on Christmas day without them, with even those who aren’t keen having a traditional one sprout just to be sociable! But the reason why many don’t like the flavour of is because we’ve apparently ......
Thursday, November 24th, 2016
Each Christmas there is a ‘debate’ over real versus artificial Christmas trees. The thought of cutting down a new tree each year is an environmental concern for some. Given the current economic climate, artificial trees may be especially appealing.........
Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
After months of campaigning, debating, mud slinging and scandals, the Americans have voted and Donald Trump has been elected as the 45th President of the United States! This marks the end to a bitter campaign as Clinton.........
Monday, November 7th, 2016
There are calls for Nigel Farage to be made a Lord and take his place as a peer in the upper house. When the Tory/Lib Dem coalition was ruling they stated that appointments to the Lords should.........
Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
With the latest results today from ABC/Washington Post tracking poll, now showing Donald Trump with 46% of the possible votes which is a 1% lead over Hillary Clinton at 45%, the roller coaster continues with just a week.........
Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, chef come wildlife campaigner, has been looking into the shocking trade in elephant and rhino tusks and horn, in a two part series concluding last night on BBC1. He travelled to East and South Africa and.........
Monday, October 31st, 2016
It was revealed in the sunday papers that there is a nasty feud brewing between Prince Charles and Prince Andrew threatening to divide the royals like never before. Prince Andrew wants Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie to be.........
Friday, October 21st, 2016
Since the 1970s various UK governments have been debating how to expand the UKs potential to increase air traffic in London and the South East of England. In those days there were plans to build a completely.........
Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
The government has done a huge U-turn on Pensions and scrapped the rights of 5 million pensioners who had been promised they would be able to swap their annuity for a lump sum in former Chancellor George.........
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