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You’re most likely to have a quarter-life crisis when you’re 26 years and nine months old

(Picture: Ella Byworth/Mylo) Are you slowly approaching your 27th birthday? Do you feel like everything is spinning out of control? Have you lost all sense of life direction? If so then you, my friend, are in the midst of a quarter-life crisis. According to a study by LinkedIn, 72% of young professionals in the UK have experienced a crisis at 26.9 ...

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Should you lie about your current salary when applying for a new job?

If you want more money, should you lie to get it? (Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk) When I was applying for my first jobs after university, I was always stumped by the salary expectation part. I’d never had a salaried job before; I’d only ever been paid an hourly (minimum) wage in my part-time retail/hospitality jobs. My parents were no ...

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Christmas gifts for him: Useful gifts for the guy who is impossible to buy for

(Picture: Horizn) He has it all. Literally he needs nothing and year after year you struggle to surprise him. The usual ‘man gifts’ (socks, whiskey, a tie, aftershave) don’t cut it any more. If you are buying for a man who seemingly has it all, you need to go next level. You may fear it’s dull to buy a man ...

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How much should we be spending on Christmas presents?

(Picture: Getty) Have you started your Christmas shopping?  Of course you bloody haven’t, it’s only the middle of November, you have a job and a life and you’re not the kind of person who has a gift draw, a wrapping station or who keeps a spare birthday card in their bag ‘just in case’. But, like it or not, Christmas ...

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Sky Black Friday Deals 2017 are here already for new and existing customers

(Picture: Getty) As major retailers like Currys and Amazon launch Black Friday Sales way ahead of the day itself, Sky is gearing up for some serious discounts as well. This secluded cabin in the Swedish forest is the ultimate wilderness escape After a month of amazing deals, Sky is picking up the pace by offering customers some more discounts that will save ...

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Anti-Terror Attack Advice For Pupils Aged 11 To 16 Made Available For Schools

Potentially life-saving advice showing schoolchildren what to do if they are caught up in a terror attack is being made available to be taught in UK schools for the first time. Young people aged 11 to 16 will be urged to run to safety, hide and tell police should they become involved in a gun or knife attack, in guidance ...

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'I'm A Celebrity': Shappi Khorsandi And Stanley Johnson Set For Tense First Meeting After She Slams His Son Boris

Shappi Khorsandi and Stanley Johnson look set for a tense first meeting on ‘I’m A Celebrity’, after the comedian slammed his son Boris Johnson prior to joining the show.  Shappi hit out at the Foreign Secretary just days ago, over British citizen Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s detention in Iran.  Rex/Shutterstock Shappi Khorsandi has hit out at Boris Johnson Nazanin has been sentenced ...

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Why Wandsworth Thinks It Can Charge For Grenfell Safety Improvements

Why is anyone surprised at all at the news that Conservative-controlled Wandsworth Council thinks that residents should pay the cost of installing safety equipment in the tower blocks in which they live. It is, after all, an entirely logical reaction. The residents in question fall into two categories – those who have purchased their property (wither on a freehold or ...

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Workplace Culture Is Changing

In recent years, drastic changes have occurred in the workplace. Previously the aim of the employer was to restrain staff within the workplace walls for as many hours of the day as humanly possible; providing free lunch so that they weren’t tempted to leave their desks and therefore miss out on precious work time. The culture was centred around maximising ...

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Man Who Left Rude Note On Ambulance Blocking His Drive Admits ‘What I Did Was Monstrous’

A neighbour who left a note on an ambulance treating a critical patient who later died has described his actions as “monstrous”. Hassan Shabbir, 27, said his actions were “appalling” and that he was “disgusted with himself” after he penned the note onto the ambulance’s windscreen. It read: “You may be saving lives, but don’t park your van in a ...

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