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Si o No

Holding any referendum is never straightforward. One of the many difficulties lies in clarifying the precise wording of the question asked of the people. It

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Calling Germany

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision to stand for a fourth term has been covered in media round the world. And much of this coverage

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Sound mind, sound body

Hilary Clinton’s health may have an impact on the forthcoming US Presidential election result. Health is certainly an issue in politics. In 1924, following the

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Calorie Counting

Research suggests that an average person needs to eat 2.446 kCal a day to maintain current weight doing minimal exercise. According to physiological tests conducted

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Leave clean, run fastest

Of the 30 fastest ever 100 metre times, nine – including three top three – have been run by the reigning and three-time Olympic Champion,

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Courtesy Cars

A survey of 1,000 British drivers has found that van drivers, along with drivers of high performance and sports cars, scored lowest, 3 per cent,

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Energy Equations

“The UK’s current ‘industrial strategy’ for energy – to subsidise offshore wind, solar, biomass and nuclear – is responsible for the fact that domestic electricity

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Catty Behaviour

A cat behaviour specialist at Bristol University has called for cats to be bred to have their hunting instinct eliminated. A survey last year of

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Get in my girl!

Women’s football is increasingly making an impact in the media. This is not a new phenomenon. On Boxing Day 1920 a crowd of 53,000 at

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Royal Flush

HM the Queen is one of 527,000 Britons over the age of 90. When she came to the throne in 1952 there were 300 Britons

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