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Slipping Life Goals

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The average British adult is up to 19 years behind schedule with their ‘life plan’, it was revealed yesterday. Researchers found millions of people have struggled to tick off some or all of the significant milestones such as owning a house, getting married and starting a family. Most cite a low level of disposable income, [...]


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Bacon Butty Best of British

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The bacon sandwich is what people adore most about Britain a survey revealed yesterday. The good old Bacon butty came in at number one, whilst the traditional roast dinner was the runner up in the fifty things we love about Britain. And nothing washes down a meal better than a lovely cup of tea – [...]


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British blokes look like Stevie G

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The average British man has the face of England footballer Steven Gerrard, while Lorraine Kelly is the celebrity most girls resemble, it was revealed yesterday. The Liverpool FC legend was the typical man in the street’s celebrity look-a-like – rated by an iPhone app which measures facial contours before telling users the star they resemble [...]


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Can’t remember

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Busy Brits forget on average five important facts or tasks every day, it’s been revealed. Forgetting to call people back at work and replying to emails are the most common jobs which slip our minds during hectic shifts at the office. Failing to remember colleagues’ names, leaving things on the printer and forgetting to bring [...]


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Money happy returns

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Competitive parents will splash out a whopping £4,858.56 on their child’s birthday parties by the time they reach 18, it was revealed yesterday. The findings emerged in the Holiday Inn study of 2,000 parents and shows that in a bid to out-do others, most fork out £269.92 a year on parties. Almost half of parents [...]


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Beauty (not so) secrets

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Spraying hairspray at the face to avoid smudging and sleeping on their back to prevent wrinkles are among weird and wonderful beauty secrets employed by women, it emerged yesterday. Other tricks of the trade include placing cold teaspoons on puffy eyes to sooth swelling and spraying perfume on a hairbrush to give the hair an [...]


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C U L8ER

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A string of traditionally British words such as ‘cripes’ and ‘balderdash’ are dying out amid the popularity of shortened text-style terms, it has emerged. Experts found a significant decrease in the use of words which our parents and grandparents would have uttered on an almost daily basis. Other words which have fallen by the wayside [...]


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Man makeover

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Seven out of ten women have ‘done a Liz Hurley’ – and given their man a makeover to improve his image, it emerged yesterday. Researchers found millions of women have copied Hurley’s remoulding of lover Shane Warne by altering their man’s hair, weight, lifestyle or eating habits. Others have made dress sense their first priority, [...]


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Women prefer girlfriends to partners

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MILLIONS of married women would rather spend time with their girlfriends than their husbands, a study has revealed. Researchers found that women would prefer to spend a day off with their best friend because they were more fun, more likely to enjoy talking about relationships, or indulge in an exchange of gossip. Shopping, going to [...]


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Women looking their best

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Women look their best for just two hours and 22 minutes of the average working day, research has revealed. A study found the beautifully styled hairdo and fully made-up face perfected in front of the bathroom mirror is history by precisely 10.13am. That’s the point when the typical woman’s professional, polished image is replaced by  [...]


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