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Sharing the spotlight: Could West End job shares help actors?

February 10, 2018 7:54 pm0 comments
Sharing the spotlight: Could West End job shares help actors?

Two lots of lines to learn. Two sets of directions for the producer to give out. The names of two leading actors up in lights. And an audience seeing only one of them on any given night. That could be the reality if an idea mooted by working parents and […]

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What could the Spice Girls reunion mean?

February 5, 2018 10:45 am1 comment
What could the Spice Girls reunion mean?

The Spice Girls revealed this weekend they were “talking about opportunities” that may come their way in 2018. Victoria Beckham, Geri Horner, Emma Bunton, Melanie Brown, Melanie Chisholm (and former manager Simon Fuller) were pictured together on Friday. The last time they were all together was in 2012, when they […]

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Trump Russia: Democrats say firing special counsel could cause crisis

February 2, 2018 11:49 pm0 comments
Trump Russia: Democrats say firing special counsel could cause crisis

Senior Democrats have warned President Donald Trump not to use a controversial memo as a “pretext” to fire the special counsel investigating alleged Russian involvement in the US election. They warned that such action could trigger a constitutional crisis not seen since the Nixon era. The memo, written by Republicans, […]

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London Underground noise could damage hearing, says academic

January 29, 2018 2:18 am0 comments
London Underground noise could damage hearing, says academic

Media playback is unsupported on your device Parts of London Underground are “loud enough to damage people’s hearing”, the BBC has been told. An academic says the Victoria Line service is on average the loudest while other noisy sections of the Tube equate to “being at a rock concert”. Parts […]

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Second-hand toys could harm children, scientists discover

January 27, 2018 3:16 am0 comments
Second-hand toys could harm children, scientists discover

Plastic used in some second-hand toys could pose a health risk for children as they don’t meet the most up-to-date safety guidelines, a study has found. Scientists tested 200 used plastic toys they found in nurseries, thrift shops and homes across England’s south-west for nine hazardous elements. Twenty toys had […]

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Eurovision: Who could represent the UK?

January 24, 2018 4:47 am0 comments
Eurovision: Who could represent the UK?

The six acts and songs that will battle for the honour of representing the UK at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Portugal have been unveiled. They include two former contestants on The Voice UK, a 16-year-old Britain’s Got Talent finalist and a two-time Eurovision backing singer. All will perform […]

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NHS bail-outs could become new normal, National Audit Office says

January 18, 2018 7:23 pm0 comments
NHS bail-outs could become new normal, National Audit Office says

Repeated bail-outs to help the NHS cope with pressure on services and finances could become the “new normal”, the National Audit Office has said. It comes after the auditor found NHS bodies used extra funds partly intended to transform services to shore up finances during 2016-17. The NAO said short-term […]

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New VR Tracking Tech Could Solve Platform’s Biggest Woes

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New VR Tracking Tech Could Solve Platform’s Biggest Woes

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Virtual reality has a problem. It’s not a security issue, a cost overrun, or something better lenses, higher resolutions, or lower power consumption can fix. When you put on a VR headset, the real world […]

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Why spending time outdoors could help your child's eyesight

December 27, 2017 6:26 pm0 comments
Why spending time outdoors could help your child's eyesight

Kids seem to spend endless hours on smartphones, games consoles, computers and tablets these days. Playing on electronic devices certainly doesn’t help their waistlines, but do you ever wonder what regular device use is doing to their eyesight? While there isn’t much research out there yet about the impact of […]

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Workplace robots could increase inequality, warns IPPR

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Workplace robots could increase inequality, warns IPPR

The government must intervene to stop automation driving up wage inequality, a think tank has warned. The Institute for Public Policy Research said robots would not necessarily be bad for the economy. However, it warned lower-skilled jobs were much more likely to be phased out in the coming decades, and […]

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