Failing Children In Dunkirk

A boy rests his head on his hands while waiting to board the train in Macedonia to the border with Serbia, from where he can continue his journey through Europe UNICEF/Georgiev/2016 Hariwan, 17, was playing football with his friends at a pitch 30 minutes from his home in a village near Sinjar in Northern Iraq when Isil attacked. In the ...

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Don't Waste Time Fighting Time

‘Anti-ageing’ … Oh how I hate that term … When we see the words ‘anti-ageing’ presented to us with great gusto in advertising, on product labels, in magazines, in the media, and online, what exactly does it mean? The definition of ‘anti’ is to be against, opposed or resistant to something. So, why are we being brainwashed to resist ageing, ...

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Feminism Is In Fashion

I realised that feminism is well and truly in fashion when I was in New York during the city’s famous Fashion Week earlier this year. But it wasn’t the bloggers’ miles of digital coverage or my Instagram’s overwhelming feed of front row fashion news that gave me this revelation. Instead, it was my conversation with Freddy, my friends’ nine-year-old son, ...

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'Line Of Duty' Review: 13 Burning Questions We Have After Penultimate Episode 5

Will Roz Huntley get away with it after all? That’s the question on viewers’ lips, after the penultimate episode of ‘Line of Duty’. Meanwhile, the huge number of things we have to talk about pays testament to writer Jed Mercurio’s refusal to let his viewers rest for one minute as the story takes some jaw-dropping twists. SPOILER! SPOILER! SPOILER! BELOW ...

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Blind Dating And Awkward Romance

Dating can be a perilous time for all of us, I like to think im a good guy, well educated, good job and apparently not bad to look at, but like anyone else, I have the same issues when it comes to dating. Mine however are just so funny at times that I had to write about it, here it ...

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Why I, Unhappily Bald, Embraced The Selfie

Selfies are for kids, that’s what everyone thinks. Selfies are vacuous, taken by teenagers and young people and the trashy. Selfies are for showing people you look good, successful, thin, fit, rich and happy. In selfies, you’re meant to look amazing. Selfies need pouts, make-up, slick hairstyles, designer stubble. Selfies are for posing with tigers, posing in front of gold ...

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The Rise Of The Tech Wedding: From VR Wedding Videos To Stags On The Moon

With everything from your morning run to the cute office dog now being a crucially important thing to document across every social media platform going, it’s no wonder people are starting to question how you can utilise these technologies for slightly bigger milestones in your life such as say, a wedding? In the past year we have seen GoPro cameras ...

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Employees Should Not Worry About 'Beating The Bots'

For many of us, our morning coffee is often accompanied by a seemingly endless stream of headlines about how our pending robot overlords will be the downfall of our economy. In aggregate they make the case that ‘people having jobs’ is soon to be part of history, rather than our daily lives. Issues related to AI and bots are also ...

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The Only Way To Stop The Tories Is A Progressive Alliance

No party but the Conservatives stand a chance at winning a majority of seats on June 8th. I’m not stating this because I’m a Conservative or even because I think Theresa May is a strong leader (I’m actually a card-carrying Labour supporter) – I’m saying this because it’s the unavoidable truth. Labour are in big trouble, their leader is popular ...

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Why Critics Of South Sudan Humanitarian Aid Have Got It Wrong

It’s 1984. Not the fictional dystopian wilderness of George Orwell – it’s far worse. We’re on the plains of Ethiopia, where the bodies of adults and children compete for space with the corpses of cattle. You could write a book on the cause of this famine and still come up short. A perfect storm of record low rainfall, politics, and ...

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