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Public health ‘improving despite cuts’

Image copyright Getty Images Councils in England say there has been a marked improvement in public health since they took over responsibility for delivering services nearly six years ago, despite budget cuts. The Local Government Association points to a fall in the number of smokers, fewer teenage pregnancies and a decrease in the suicide rate. …

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East Germany’s old ours transformed into new lagoon district

Despite a 2.2 bn regeneration program, the Lusatian Lake District project, on land once occupied by the GDRs industrial heartland, remains relatively unknown to non-east Germans. So we took a tour This was once one of the dirtiest areas in East Germany, says Sren, my tour guide from IBA Tours, as our bikes swoosh through …

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Samara From ‘The Ring’ Is All Grown Up And She’s Gorgeous

In the noughties, few horror movies gained as much notoriety as The Ring . Released in 2002, it was a remake of the 1998 Japanese movie Ringu – which gained cult status in the West where the horror genre had been dominated by slasher flicks. Unlike slasher movies which depicted a lot of violence and …

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Husbands, Deep Sigh of Relief. Turns Out Happy Wife, Happy Life Is Totally False

“We live in a society that places so much attention on a womans wants, but the fact is we all as humen have them. Heres my take.” By Brie Gowen Sometimes my husband leaves his dinner plate laying on the kitchen counter full of discarded food just a few steps shy of the garbage or …

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It’s poke, human: the ultimate hipster-food glossary

Know your khachapuri from your Kalettes with our handy guidebook to the coolest, most obscure and sometimes ludicrous food trends Modern food moves at a bewildering pace. Where once, influences from star chefs would disseminate slowly and new products could take years to establish themselves, today rare ingredients and new dishes can proliferate online, globally, …

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