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Colombia arrests army general decade after killing of civilians

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Kitchen gadgets review: sandwich maker – the Egg McNuffin

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Finding a mortgage lender is easy. If you have ever tried to fill out your personal information on any mortgage company’s website, your mailbox...

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Kitchen gadgets review: Can-Do – a cut above ordinary can openers

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Amazon gadget hijacks owner’s heating after hearing radio report

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This lifestyle blog is not aimed at tourists, but that is what makes it all the more interesting for savvy travellers who want to...

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General election uncertainty sets news cycle spinning

The intensity of the general election media coverage in these opening weeks of the formal campaign reflects the public interest in an outcome that...

Property fund turmoil continues as three more firms cut value

Shopping centres, office blocks and warehouses worth up to £5bn could be put up for sale as the turmoil in the UK commercial property...

Colombia arrests army general decade after killing of civilians

Colombia has arrested an army general for his role a decade ago in the killing of civilians presented as guerrillas killed in combat, the...

Blue moods may be connected to our perception of the colour

“Feeling blue” might be more than just a metaphor. Indeed, how we feel about the world can play a huge role in how we...

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