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Students often spend very long hours disenfranchised from a traditional education system and these habits start very young in the United Kingdom. Certain behavioral attitudes, such as acting loud, too defiant, submitting an incomplete piece of coursework, and harboring a chaotic environment in school point towards a young student who is increasingly finding it tough… » read more

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The European Union is a symbol of positive economic growth, and has been so for many decades now. The two oil crises of the seventies had put on considerable pressure on the continent to devise an increase in growth, so post-1993 there has been more movement for Europeans, goods, services, payments and capital, and more… » read more

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Self-employment hasn’t managed to successfully lure away a great share of the unemployed population for only somewhere around 14percent of European workers choose this job option. The figures vary however, as you head further into Eastern Europe, whose workforce have possibly been spurred on by dire poverty and war-ravaged locales to go out and make… » read more

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BBC Children in Need

Last night BBC One (and BBC Two) hosted the charity appeal night for BBC Children in Need. The show kicked off at the Old Vic pub, with some special cast members off Eastenders, boyband supergroup, McFly and their new partner in crime, Busted. A mini pub quiz ensued, with the prize being a titanic golden… » read more

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Senior Liberal Democrats are calling for the sacking of David Cameron’s election strategist, Lynton Crosby, over his links with the tobacco industry. The latest row over the role big money plays in politics in Downing Street follows the government’s decision to shelve plans to introduce plain packaging on cigarettes, which prompted furious reactions from the… » read more

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Forced marriages are rife in Britain and by 2013 it could possibly become a criminal act to marry an individual against their will. In order to prevent forced marriages from occurring in the country it is important to educate British society about negative impacts the situation has on the young person, from health to educational… » read more

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The unofficial tagline behind London 2012 was inspire a generation. Lord Coe and former Prime Minister Tony Blair supported London’s bid to host the Olympics, stating that a British Games in modern times would spring new life into the sporting culture in Britain. With a £9.3bn dent in public spending to host the Games, is… » read more

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