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Beach Ready Beauty

You’ve been toning up and getting into shape for months, ready to flaunt your bikini body on the beach. So, now your vacation is just around the corner, its time to consider planning your holiday beauty routine. As great as…

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How women are changing champagne

One of the most famous brands of champagne bears a woman’s name, but for many years women played little role in the industry. Now that is changing. Juliet Rix met some of the new wave of female tastemakers. I am…

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The British student who wants you to study in North Korea

North Korea frightens the world with its missile tests and threats of pre-emptive nuclear strikes. This is precisely why a British student thinks it’s time to try making friends with North Koreans – the people who live there – or…

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Roaring Success For Cruz Cymru

On Saturday, 3rd June 2017, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service launched a new event at The Royal Welsh Showground in Builth Wells. The first ever Cruz Cymru event was a roaring success.   It was a road safety…

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Hampshire female sailing team cruise to victory in charity sailing event

A team of fire service women made waves with their debut entry in the United Kingdom Firefighters Sailing Challenge (UKFSC). HFRS Magenta placed first out of all fire service boats, second overall and first Hampshire boat for the race passage…

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National Trust Gardens in Spring

As the days get longer and winter starts to fade, spring arrives in fresh bursts of colour and new life. From the carpets of delicate bluebells in the gardens of Blickling Estate in Norfolk to the breathtaking displays of magnolias…

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Why an American went to Cuba for cancer care

Cuba has faced more than 50 years of US sanctions. Now, for the first time, a unique drug developed on the communist island is being tested in New York state. But some American cancer patients are already taking it –…

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The jockey who raced again after reading his own obituary

When National Hunt jockey Declan Murphy suffered a disastrous fall at Haydock Park in 1994, after winning all the major races that season, the Racing Post published his obituary. But as he explains here, a furious determination got him back…

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Cake or biscuit? Why Jaffa Cakes excite philosophers

It’s a delicious structure consisting of a small sponge with a chocolate cap covering a veneer of orange jelly. It is arguably Britain’s greatest invention after the steam engine and the light bulb. But is a Jaffa Cake actually a…

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Designed to Race: Ayrton Senna

“Being second is to be the first of the ones who lose” This famous Ayrton Senna quote objectively describes his approach to both life and racing. The Brazilian is one of the most celebrated Formula One racers of all time,…

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