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Seventy percent of young adults do less exercise now than during their school years

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NEWS COPY Seven in ten young adults are doing less sport and exercise now than they did during their school years, research has revealed. Yet nine in ten admit that they would like to be much fitter than they are at the moment after a dramatic drop in the time they spend being active. A [...]


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Posted by Grant Bailey

The Cost of Driving Over a Lifetime

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The average British motorist could buy a family home with the money they spend on car care over a lifetime, according to a new survey. The average driving Brit will spend a staggering £189,416.64 on motoring in their lifetime – that’s over the £179,492 needed to buy the average house in Britain today. The survey [...]


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Posted by Grant Bailey

Infographic and Video: Blundering Brits and their Text and Email Gaffes

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Blundering Brits are leaving family, friends and workmates raging or red-faced – with their email and text gaffes, according to new research. Almost 70 per cent said they regularly send messages to the wrong person. Of those who accidentally sent a bitchy email or text message to the target of their whinge, a third ended [...]


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Posted by Grant Bailey

Britain’s Oldest Female Football Fan Rewarded for Loyalty Aged 100!

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NEWS COPY – WITH PICTURES AND COLLECTS Britain’s oldest female football fan has been rewarded for her loyalty with her own corporate box – at the age of 100. Sprightly Kitty Thorne has attended nearly every Bristol Rovers home game since her first match in 1954, when she traveled to the ground by STEAM TRAIN. [...]


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Posted by Jack Peat

One in Five Lie about Watching TV Shows to Fit in

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NEWS COPY One in five Brits has lied about watching a TV show in order to ‘fit in’ new research reveals. A study of 2,000 people showed the pressure to be in the know with the latest must-see shows or keep up with the workplace chat has led to millions of people faking their way [...]


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Posted by Jack Peat

Top 10 Thug Life Videos

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Urban Dictionary defines Thug Life as: ‘the opposite of someone having all they need to succeed. Thug life is when you have nothing, and succeed, when you have overcome all obstacles to reach your aim’. The term, popularised by the late rapper 2Pac Shakur, has taken on a new life outside of rap music and [...]


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Posted by Grant Bailey

Predictions for the BRITs 2015

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Tomorrow (25th Feb) the BRIT Awards return for their 35th year to crown the best in modern pop music. Chances are the event hasn’t gone by you unnoticed, with BRITs Week and the social vote building hype throughout February. You probably have your favourites to win too, with British artists such as Sam Smith, FKA [...]


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The ‘Modern’ Signs of True Love

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NEWS COPY We used to say it with flowers — but now the true sign of modern love is a change in Facebook status from ‘single’ to ‘in a relationship’, according to new research. A survey asking 2,000 adults about the modern signs of true love found a massive 64 per cent said updating on [...]


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Posted by Jack Peat

Take the Patience Test

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NEWS COPY A crafty new interactive game has been launched as part of an experiment to determine how patient we are as a nation. The game has been designed to look in-depth at how patient we are online after a survey of 2,000 people found the average Brit will wait only ten seconds for a web [...]


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Raven Master and Swan Marker – some of Britain’s most unusual jobs

Experts have revealed a list of the most unusual jobs in Britain – with raven master, swan marker and tea tester all making the top ten. The bizarre roles, many of which have existed for hundreds of years, emerged following research into the weird and wonderful nature of modern employment in Britain. Other odd jobs [...]


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Posted by Ben Harrow