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We’re a nation of optimists- just not when it comes to careers

Surprisingly enough, we’re actually a nation of optimists- just not when it comes to work. Despite the fact that the majority of people now opt for a ‘glass half full’ mentality, salary, career prospects and job security were ranked among the aspects of our lives that fill us with dread. Indeed, six in ten people [...]


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A nation of Del Boys- pocketing £137 a year selling second-hand goods

Britain has become a nation of Del Boys – by buying and selling second hand goods to make ends meet, it has been revealed. Research revealed more than two thirds of us have traded items ‘Trotter-style’ to make extra cash – with clothes, books, DVDs and even furniture the most popular goods. It also emerged [...]


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Pillow talk- six million sleep with their phone

Six million Brits admit they sleep with their mobile phone, a new study has revealed. Research suggests that one fifth of the nation keep their phone in their bed, or even under their pillow, every single night to ensure they don’t miss a single text message or email. Such is the nation’s obsession with their [...]


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Cup half full? Brits are actually optimists (surprisingly enough)

It will come as a shock to many – but Britain is actually a ‘cup half full’ nation, research has shown. A study found despite the lingering economic doom, soaring cost of living and stagnant  housing market, the majority of us have adopted a Monty Python-esque ‘always look on the bright side of life’ attitude. [...]


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Grazing- 40% don’t eat three meals a day

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The traditional three meal-a-day diet could soon be a thing of the past – as Britain becomes a nation of grazers, research has revealed. Experts found as many as four out of ten of us now don’t eat three square meals a day, with many opting for snacks and treats instead. Breakfast is the most-skipped [...]


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Family Planning- perfect age to have a baby? 26 years young…

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The perfect age to have a baby is 26, it has been revealed. A new study of 2,000 parents shows mums and dads are completely agreed that the mid-twenties is the point in life when young couples should aim to start a family. A third of parents claim that having children at a younger age [...]


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The working middle- salary and career now similar for ‘working’ and ‘middle’ classes

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The gap is closing between the working and middle classes – with the value of homes and the amount of cash savings now the only real differences, a study has revealed. Despite people assuming the gap between classes is getting wider, the decline of factories and industry coupled with the rise of technology means many [...]


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Millions of workers eat three meals a day at their desks

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Millions of office workers work such long hours they eat every single meal of the day at their desks, it has been revealed. Incredibly, huge workloads and long hours are leading many working in an office to have breakfast, lunch AND dinner behind the computer screen, as they barely find time for a decent break. [...]


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Grooms more involved than ever in wedding plans- 5% even pick the flowers

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Modern grooms play as much of a part in planning a wedding as brides do – and even help choose the flowers, research has revealed. Experts found modern men are more hands on than ever before, shattering the old stereotype of the ‘let me know what time it is, I’ll be there’ generation. The study [...]


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Battered the competition- Lincoln chippy named Choice Chip Champions

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A family-run chip shop in Lincoln has been named as the best in the UK- Burton Road Fish and Chip Shop beat thousands of other chippies to land the Choice Chip Awards title for producing the nation’s best chips. The competition involved 35,000 fish and chip fans voting for their favourite shop. Owner Des Anastasou, [...]


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