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Upskirting: Why Is It Still Not A Criminal Offence?

The government is facing fresh calls from campaigners to make ‘upskirting’ an offence after new police data revealed complainants as young as 10 years old. Currently the practice of covertly photographing under someone’s clothes is not recognised as a criminal offence in England and Wales, although it is illegal in Scotland (under the Sexual Offences [Scotland] Act 2009). So why ...

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Jeanette Winterson's Books Shaped My Life – She Is A Constant Inspiration

When I was 13, my parents sat me down to have the “sex talk”. Except, instead of talking to me, I was given two books: The Joy of Sex by Alex Comfort and Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson. For a young Catholic girl just starting to explore her sexuality, Jeanette’s story of a lesbian growing up in Pentecostal England was ...

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Mary Berry Divides Twitter With Controversial Opinion About Avocado On Toast

Mary Berry has divided Twitter by suggesting the best way to eat avocado is in a prawn cocktail, rather than smashed onto toast. Speaking to the Radio Times, the 82-year-old said: “It’s very fashionable now to prepare avocado on toast. I can remember when we didn’t have them at all – now they’re everywhere. But this isn’t one of the nicest ...

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Jennifer Lawrence Reveals The ‘Inside Joke’ Behind Her Joanna Lumley Baftas ‘Shade’

Jennifer Lawrence came in for criticism on Sunday (18 February) night, when she appeared to throw shade at Joanna Lumley at the Baftas, but the ‘Joy’ actress has insisted she wasn’t being rude. As host, it was Joanna’s job to introduce each of the award’s presenters and while welcoming Jennifer to the stage, she gushed over the US star, proclaiming her ...

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David Davis Attacks ‘Mad Max-Style’ Fears After Brussels Suggests Brexit Could Expose UK Workers To Cancer

PA Wire/PA Images David Davis has hit back at Brussels after it suggested that a hard Brexit could leave British workers more vulnerable to cancer. The Brexit Secretary ridiculed fears of a “Mad Max-style” future for the UK as it emerged an internal European Commission document claims that the UK quitting the EU could lead to “higher exposure to chemicals ...

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'Marcella' Series 2 Episode 1 Review: 13 Questions The ITV Drama's Return Has Left Us With

ITV ‘Marcella’ made a very dark return to our screens on Monday (19 February) night, as the crime noir introduced us to a disturbing new case which centres on the world of paedophilia and child killings.  As the cast previously warned, there were no answers to the questions that were left over at the end of series one (don’t worry, ...

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Best Easter Eggs 2018: Vegan Treat Claims Top Spot In Taste Test

A vegan Easter egg has come out on top in Good Housekeeping’s annual taste test, although you might need to remortgage your home to buy it as it’ll set you back £24.95. Booja-Booja’s Hazelnut Crunch Chocolate Truffles egg (138g) came out as the clear winner, scoring 89/100 – the highest score out of 142 eggs reviewed. Annoyingly the egg itself isn’t ...

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Olympic Gold Medalist Lizzy Yarnold Celebrated With Night Of 'Knitflixing'

Olympic Skeleton athlete Lizzy Yarnold would be forgiven for hitting the town hard after bagging gold at the Pyeongchang Games on Saturday, but she had other ideas. The 29-year-old spent the evening watching Australian crime drama ‘Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries’ on Netflix, while practising her knitting. Once the activity of choice for our grandmas, knitting has seen a popularity boom ...

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People are posting pics of the questionable ways their pets sleep

U OK HUN? (Picture: Twitter/reo_kusatsu) Animals are the best. Imagine a life without them – wait, don’t. It’s just too upsetting. We’d rather give up our taste buds than let animals leave our lives. They’re so cute and pure and funny without even meaning to be. Take these adorable images of animals sleeping, for example. The cute little fluffballs are just ...

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Olympian's Dad Cycles 10,000 Miles To Watch Son Compete In Winter Games

The parents of Swiss freestyle skier Mischa Gasser cycled a staggering 10,000 miles to watch their son take part in the winter Olympics. Gasser’s dad, Guido Huwiler, 55, and his step-mum, Rita Ruttmann, set off from Zurich on their bikes and passed through 20 countries in total. They set off on 2 February 2017 and arrived in PyeongChang the week ...

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