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No excuses: Apps to get you in shape in no time

New year, new you, right? Well, at least until life gets in the way. Don't let your busy schedule stymie your goals to get moving with these apps.<p>The hot new fitness trend is getting in a workout in a short amount of time, from as little as seven minutes. These apps can help you fit in a workout …

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Al Murray election Q&A: 'I'd make smoking in pubs compulsory'

The Pub Landlord answers questions from the Telegraph and from Twitter about his plan to stand against Nigel Farage in the 2015 general election<p><b>If elected, who would be your preferred Coalition partner?</b><p>"Good question. We’ve had almost five years of Coalition now, and I’m not sure I could handle …

The Guv's common sense message to the UK

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How Farage and Salmond – but not Miliband – ran Cameron ragged

Politicians rarely find it easy to say sorry but, in April, culture secretary Maria Miller did manage to find a 32-second window in her diary to come to the House of Commons to mutter: “Yeah whatevs I dun nuthin wrong and though I’m sayin soz I don’t mean it cos what’s wrong with claimin to live in …

Russell Brand read his best Question Time lines off a cue card, Nigel Farage claims

Ukip leader says comedian's quips during an appearance on BBC debating show were pre-prepared as row between the pair rumbles on<p>Russell Brand pre-prepared his best lines when appearing on Question Time and read them off cue cards, Nigel Farage has said as fallout from the pair's on-screen clash …

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Women Fighting On The Front Line Is A 'Politically Correct' Mistake... Says Female Officer

A female former army officer has condemned plans to allow women to serve on the front line of the British army as a mistaken "politically correct" …

Scotland and England: How different are they really?

Throughout the Scottish Independence referendum debate, it was keenly stressed how different the Scots were to the English, but how true is that?<p>The stereotypes are all too often that Scottish people are more pro-EU, pro-welfare and left-wing than the English, but how true is this?<p>The issue is …

15 People Who Think Enoch Powell Would Have Been Good For Ukip

This weekend it was revealed that Nigel Farage once tried to gain the public backing of the hugely controversial Enoch Powell, infamous for his …

Sam Burgess - a saviour for England? First he needs to learn how to play rugby union

The hype surrounding Bath's new signing is ludicrous - he just needs to complete his rugby union education, says Steve James<p>Phew. Sam Burgess was not exposed or made to look silly in his first start for Bath on Friday night. He did not make any of those nasty-looking high tackles that he looked …

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UFC: Brad Pickett wants to face bantamweight Takeya Mizugaki – and clarification after Lawler-Hendricks

Exclusive: English veteran to move back up to bantamweight to give fans what they want in the Octagon<p><b>UFC</b> fighter Brad Pickett has given up the ghost battling flyweights and is moving back to bantamweight forthwith, reckoning that contests with the likes of Takeya Mizugaki are what could give the …

A little bit of character goes a long way – Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

Today, Tristram Hunt is calling for schools to do more to develop character among young people. Quoting Winston Churchill and the idea of ‘British …

No wonder the public is giving up on politics

It's hard to see how any party will have an overall majority next year<p>The political waters could hardly be much muddier. Whether it is a <b>Conservative</b> MP <b>playing some computer game</b> (of which I had never heard) whilst sitting on a Select Committee hearing, the woes of the General Secretary of Ukip …

Yik Yak hack is latest warning of the risks of 'anonymous' messaging apps

Messaging app Yik Yak is a big hit with US college students and venture capital investors alike, having grown rapidly on campuses since its launch in late 2013, culminating in a recent $61m funding round.<p>One of the app’s key features is anonymity: people can post messages without divulging their …

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History and Politics trip to Washington

Embedded in this page - a set of highlights of the Washington DC trip that a group of History and Politics students went on over the half-term …

Nigel Farage: the armistice was the biggest mistake of the 20th century

Britain and its allies should have continued the first world war for another six weeks in order to achieve an unconditional German surrender, even at the cost of another 100,000 casualties, according to the leader of Ukip, Nigel Farage.<p>Describing the armistice that ended the first world war as the …

House of Commons debates by date archive 1988-2016

Legislation and debate<p>Read transcripts of debates in both Houses<p>Produced by Commons Library, Lords Library and Parliamentary Office Science and …

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New Motorola Smartphone Leaves Galaxy S5 And iPhone 6 Outgunned

Who do you love? Typically the tech sector pushes you towards one of three: Apple, Google or Microsoft – but if you ask me who is consistently impressing the most it would be Motorola.<p>Having garnered rave reviews for the Moto G and Moto X last year, the company has impressed again with the …

Motorola Moto X (2014) Review: The Year's Best Smartphone

Motorola is on a roll. Since relaunching under Google’s tutelage last year, the company has produced four superb handsets: the original Moto G and Moto X and following them in 2014 with budget champion the Moto E and the superb new Moto G. Now Motorola is refreshing the Moto X and after critical, …

7 Memorable Dogs From Literature

Who could forget Old Yeller, or the dog of Anton Chekhov's short story, "The Lady with the Dog"? Fictional pups have the ability to tug at our heartstrings in a way their human counterparts sometimes cannot. Below are seven fantastic canines from literature, collected in <i>The Great Grisby: Two</i> …

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