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Saturday 25th October 2014

Feature of the week

Why teen drivers are no longer the unsafest of road users

Why teen drivers are no longer the unsafest of road users

Road accidents have become a major safety issue on public highways. In the UK, safety statistics and research have shown that accidents are more likely to happen when a young person, particularly a male driver, is behind the wheel. This is [read more]

How to arrange the perfect lads night out

How to arrange the perfect lads night out

The comedian Micky Flanagan explains in one of his most famous skits about being “out”, and being “out, out”: for those who haven’t seen it, it’s an exploration of the difference and evolution between just [read more]

How to be like an action hero

How to be like an action hero

Okay. Not everyone can make a big career in Hollywood, but you don’t have to be a big-name star to be like one. The girls will be falling over themselves to be near you if you can make them think that you’re the next James [read more]

Top five episodes from the True Detective series

Top five episodes from the True Detective series

Few TV shows manage to cement their cult classic status as quickly as True Detective has. Starring Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey as detectives who are tasked with investigating a spate of murders across Louisiana, the show mixes [read more]

Are e-cigarettes really safer than regular cigarettes?

Are e-cigarettes really safer than regular cigarettes?

The use of e-cigarettes in the UK has tripled since 2012 and it’s now estimated that 2.1 million people use these electronic devices. An article on the BBC website states that 71% of e-cigarette users are doing so to help them give up [read more]

Female drivers still chasing F1 dream

Female drivers still chasing F1 dream

Google the words “women grand prix” and the first two results which emerge are surprising ones: they both concern chess championships. But Susie Wolff is making tracks in the high-powered world of Grand Prix formula One Racing, [read more]

Discovering a world of magic in London

Discovering a world of magic in London

London is full of magic. The city’s classic skyline has provided the backdrop to numerous adventure and fantasy films, from James Bond to Sherlock Holmes, and the boy wizard Harry Potter caught the train from London’s King’s Cross [read more]

Helping developing countries’ economies: is Britain playing a part?

Helping developing countries’ economies: is Britain playing a part?

Countries that have developing economies need a helping hand from other countries in order to make them strong and successful. Growing economies at the moment include a large number of African and Asian nations. What problems do developing [read more]

Asset management vs. investment banking: which one’s for you?

Asset management vs. investment banking: which one’s for you?

Business owners looking for financial services usually have one of two aims in mind. They may have more money than they immediately need and are looking for a way to make it work on their behalf; or they may be short of money and looking [read more]

Branching out: expanding your business into Europe

Branching out: expanding your business into Europe

Europe offers many tantalising opportunities for UK businesses to expand their operations out to the Continent. One of the main attractions is the existence of the European Union, of which the UK is a member. The EU is made up of 28 [read more]

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