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British Expat Teacher Living In Spain Fears She May Be Forced Out Over Brexit

A British expat in Spain says she fears she will be forced to leave and has ‘no confidence’ in the ability of the Government to look after the interests of UK citizens living abroad.  Theresa May set out her ‘serious offer’ to EU nationals living in Britain in the Commons this week – saying nobody would be forced to leave ...

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Richard Hammond Admits He Feared For His Life During Recent Crash

Fortunately, Richard was able to throw himself from the car before the fire started, and he’s now opened up about the terrifying experience for the first time. Neil Mockford/Alex Huckle via Getty Images Richard Hammond Watch Richard’s full interview about the horrific incident here. Click here to Read from the source

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These Hairy Leggings Take Not Shaving To The Next Level

If you thought that nearly-naked chest swimming costume was a disaster, wait till you see what else 2017 has in store for your wardrobe. Instead of getting your own pasty white and hairy limbs out in public (sending school children fleeing in fear), why not buy leggings that achieve the desirable look for you? UK brand Contrado, who make all ...

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Shopkeeper Rebrands His Store 'Morrisinghs' After Legal Threat Over 'Singhsbury's'

A pun-loving shopkeeper who says he was threatened with legal action after naming his store Singhsbury’s has rebranded – to Morrisinghs.  Jel Singh Nagra, who owns the convenience store in North Tyneside, claims that Sainsbury’s threatened to take him to court in 2012 on the grounds that the name of his shop was too similar to the supermarket giant’s branding.  ...

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BBC's Laura Kuenssberg Defended After Telegraph Suggests She's 'Most Divisive Woman On TV'

The BBC’s political editor Laura Kuenssberg has been defended by colleagues and a former adversary after the Telegraph’s front page asked if she was “the most divisive woman on TV today”. As the face of the avowedly neutral BBC’s politics coverage, Kuenssberg is attacked from all sides. Social media is usually awash with criticism alleging that she is either a ...

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Grammar School Plan Shelved, Justine Greening Quietly Reveals In Written Statement

Justine Greening has confirmed the plan to open a new generation of grammar schools is dead. The Education Secretary slipped out the announcement in a written answer today, dodging the opportunity to confirm the policy change in the Commons chamber. Unleashing a new wave of grammar schools was one of Theresa May’s flagship policies in the General Election campaign, but ...

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The Silent Cleansing Of Black Men From Society

Boris Johnson’s ‘car crash interview’ on Radio 4 about the why the Prime Minister’s flagship policies around burning injustices did not have more priority in the Queen’s speech was a sorely missed opportunity to highlight the issue of disproportionality in prisons. Disproportionality occurs in the context of ethnic minority representation in the criminal justice system in relation to their population ...

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Torture Survivors' Perspective Brings A Unique Expertise

Monday, 26 June, was the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. It’s not a high profile event – just one more day in a crowded calendar. For torture survivors like me however, it is an occasion to shine a spotlight on our experiences. This year marks the 30th anniversary since the UN Convention Against Torture came into ...

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I Changed My Name To Mary Poppins

I knew I wanted to be a nanny when I was six-years-old. My younger sister was born and I loved that feeling of loving a smaller being, of being responsible for something so helpless and precious, something that responds to your love and nurture. Watching a baby grow and learn, I was overwhelmed. I was hooked for life. Mum was ...

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Uranus ‘gapes wide open for blasts of hot wind’, scientists claim

Don’t giggle at poor Uranus (Photo by: QAI Publishing/UIG via Getty Images) Uranus ‘opens wide’ on a daily basis to let in blasts of solar wind – then it clenches shut again, scientists have claimed. Girl’s ‘temporary’ black henna tattoo turns into oozing burn that could scar for life The solar system’s rudest planet has been in the headlines a lot ...

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