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Two thirds of parents struggle – with their kids’ homework

Millions of parents admit they help their children with the homework – with as many as one in six regularly doing ALL of it, it has been revealed. A study of 2,000 parents with children aged between five and 15 found nearly two thirds dive in to aid their kids on subjects such as maths, [...]


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Posted by Ben Harrow

Average working adult just 59% happy in current career

The average working adult is 59% happy in their current job role, research has revealed. Researchers asked 2,000 employees to rate their level of contentment at work across 11 key areas, from pay and company perks to relationships with colleagues and the management team. The study found workers are generally happy with their holiday allowance [...]


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Posted by Ben Harrow

Every bookcase in Britain- the nation’s most popular books

Literary experts have published a list of 100 books, at least one of which can be found on every bookcase in Britain. The catalogue of classics includes a diverse mix of literary genres including everything from Harry Potter to Jane Eyre to the saucy novel Fifty Shades of Grey. Other titles featured include Pride and [...]


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Posted by Ben Harrow

Student Health- over a third of students eat less than two portions of fruit and veg a day

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Less than one fifth of students regularly eat 5 portions of fruit and vegetables each day, research has found. A Bupa infographic, featuring statistics from a study of UK university students, also revealed that, shockingly, over one third (36%) eat LESS than two portions each day. Exercise rates were similarly disappointing- despite their age and [...]


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Posted by Ben Harrow

University of Life – A third of freshers can’t boil an egg

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One in three students will head off to university unable to boil an egg, it has been revealed. A new study has uncovered a string of basic chores the average 18 year old can’t do, including making a pot of tea, putting on a white wash and buying a train ticket. Indeed, a fifth of [...]


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Posted by James Coleman

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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Posted by James Coleman

Kids clueless at culture

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Millions of British children have never been to an art gallery, theatre or stage show, it was revealed yesterday. The ‘culture starved’ generation emerged in a study carried out among 2,000 parents of five to12 year-olds throughout the UK. Incredibly, four in 10 children have never seen the inside of an art gallery, while 17 [...]


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Posted by James Coleman

Painting by mouth

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This amazing collection of art has been painted by artists who have one thing in common – they paint with their mouths. The incredible artworks, which include landscapes of Tower Bridge and the Houses of Parliament have all been lovingly created by a group of disabled artists. All of who are members of the Mouth [...]


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Posted by James Coleman

Most read Kids’ book in Britain

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar is the most read children’s book in Britain, a study revealed yesterday. Researchers estimate that Eric Carle’s 1969 classic about a caterpillar that becomes a butterfly is read an average of nine times a year by the nation’s 5.5 million primary school children. The second most popular book is the classic [...]


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Posted by James Coleman

Tech-fuelled reading binge

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Tech savvy Brits downloaded twice as many books to read on holiday this year than those that still read hardbacks and paperbacks, new research has shown. Those that own an e-reader, such as an iPad or a Kindle, downloaded more than five books to read compared to someone that didn’t have an e-reader, who took [...]


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Posted by Dan Drage

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