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10 ways to make good Google Classroom assignments better

If you’ve used Google Classroom for long (or even if you’re just beginning to use it), you’re likely to see that there’s not …

Education Technology

Football programme dealer Steve Earl selling million programmes

<b>A football programme dealer known to generations of fans through his magazine adverts is looking for a buyer for his million-strong stock.</b><p>Steve Earl's hoard at the mail order business in Bungay, Suffolk, runs from Aberaman Athletic to York City.<p>His vast collection includes programmes from the 1950 …

Is a house swap holiday the secret to saving money (and living like a local)?

House swaps - where you lend your own home to another family while you live in theirs - can be a great way of cutting holiday costs, as well as giving you the feeling of living like a local, rather than a tourist. But they won’t suit everyone, and you do need to go into them with your eyes open. It …

The scariest horror films ever – ranked!

25 Don’t Torture a Duckling (Lucio Fulci, 1972)<p>Now that Lars von Trier has offered what may be a backhanded homage to it in his serial-killer nightmare The House That Jack Built, attention may well refocus on this cult giallo classic from Italy. A journalist investigates a series of murders in a …

Horror

Here’s What These Major Religions Believe About the Afterlife

At some point, everyone wants to know what happens when you die. Dozens of worldwide religions answer this question with their own unique …

How to Create a New Apple ID on iPhone

You can't effectively use an iPhone without an Apple ID. It used to be, in the pre-family sharing days, that family members sometimes shared an Apple ID; this created all kinds of complications. If you want to buy apps in the App Store, sign up for Apple Music or an iTunes account, or use iCloud, …

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

How to enable Messages in iCloud on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac (and why you might want to keep this feature turned off)

A cool new feature rolled out in iOS 11.4 and macOS 10.13.5 is Messages in iCloud, but it's not turned on by default. Here's how to activate it, …

Paris hotels: The best budget options under €100

Paris: so much to see, do eat, shop, admire and ogle, so why bother splurging on an expensive bed for the night when you’re hardly going to be there? …

35 trips every couple should take in their lifetime

There's nothing quite like travel to put any relationship to the test, no matter whether you and your SO are adventure-seekers, lovers of luxury, or …

The most beautiful places in France for you to explore

<b>(CNN) —</b> This is the France of your dreams: Romantic settings in Paris. Dazzling white snow in the Alps. Quaint hilltop villages. Stunning chateaux. Fields of flowers and vineyards bursting with grapes and the promise of wine. And let's not forget magnificent beaches and islands off two …

France

How can I store my digital photos for ever?

I read your article from June 2016 on What’s the best way to organise and store my digital photos? Is it not sufficient to save my pictures on one external hard drive? Must I save them on two? Also, for how many years will an external hard drive keep the pictures safe?I have an Apple iMac and until …

Archives

A letter to... my estranged adult children

‘Although I take the blame for leaving your mother, I still don’t understand why you won’t have any contact with me’: the letter you always wanted to write<p>I miss you both terribly, and my heart swells and aches when I think of you – and I do think of you, daily. I wish there was a way to make …

Parenting

How Trump is transforming himself into the greatest president ever

By Dana Milbank<p>Columnist<p>Outgoing national security adviser H.R. McMaster, in a parting shot at President Trump, said this week that “we have failed to impose sufficient costs” on Russia — joining a consensus view that Trump has been inexplicably soft on Vladimir Putin’s assaults on democracy and …

From Don't Look Now to The Godfather – why the 1970s is my favourite film decade

Film,Culture,Terrence Malick,Robert Altman,Peter Bogdanovich,Peter Weir,George Lucas,Steven Spielberg,Martin Scorsese,Werner Herzog,Luis Buñuel,Star Wars,Jaws,Annie Hall,Barry Lyndon,Chinatown,Taxi Driver,The Godfather<p>While Jaws and Star Wars spawned the blockbuster, groundbreaking film-makers …

Star Wars

12 Most Beautiful Villages in Provence, France

The Provence region of France is one of the most beautiful and culturally intriguing places in the world. It’s also incredibly diverse. From the rich …

France

France by rail: 10 of the best summer trips

If you’re considering a holiday in France by train this summer, now’s the time to book. French rail company SNCF released its summer fares on Thursday (29 March) for journeys from 29 June until 3 September. Unlike Eurostar, which puts its tickets on sale six months in advance, SNCF releases tickets …

France

The secret to… not having an affair

If temptation comes your way, make the most of it by behaving as if you’re having an affair – but with your partner<p><b>Temptation can happen at any time</b> but you’re much more likely to succumb if there are wobbles in your relationship. Familiarity can get a bit too comfortable, or a new baby, …

School boards scramble to find French teachers amid surging demand

School boards across the country are doing whatever they can to entice French-speaking teachers amid soaring nationwide demand for French immersion …

Top 10 Probiotic Foods to Eat for a Super Healthy Body

The human body has evolved to become a self-organizing and self-healing organism that conceives of truly magnificent ways to maintain vitality. One …

Wellness

These secret Netflix codes uncover a list of 'hidden' films and TV shows — and it's easy to use them

To access the extra content, all you need to do is add the code for the desired genre or sub genre to the end of the usual Netflix URL.<p>For example, to access the list for "action & adventure," you would add the code 1365, making your URL become: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1365.<p>Niche sub …

TV shows

9 Most Breathtaking Europe Train Journeys

It’s a heady experience to take on a Europe train journey – you travel through spectacular landscapes and glorious architecture in luxury and style. …

7 of the Most Beautiful Towns on the French Riviera

In the southeast of France, yacht-strewn shores, cliffside towns, and sleepy fishing villages simmer underneath the Mediterranean sun.

The Smiths: All 73 Songs, Ranked

73<p>“Accept Yourself” (1983)<p>In their all-too-brief existence, the Smiths blazed through dozens upon dozens of brilliant tunes. “Accept Yourself” is not …

Cricket for beginners: answering the questions you were afraid to ask – video

It has been a great summer of cricket. But with great interest comes a great many questions and cricket can be a complicated game at times. So we have put together some answers to the most commons questions from newcomers to the game, such as: why is winning the toss important and what is a fivefer?

Natural wonders and hidden gems just a couple of hours away from Toronto

As the summer kicks off,Torontonians will be making their way to unique pockets outside of the city that offer a day of exploration.<p>Day trips from …

The best websites to bag a UK cottage right on the beach

Looking for a cottage with a coastal view and easy access to the seashore? These websites have just the place<p>Most big holiday cottage companies have a selection of coastal properties, but there are also websites devoted entirely to seaside stays. <b>Beachlets</b> only lists properties on or near the …

South West England

President Carter, am I a Christian?

<i>Christians celebrated Easter on Sunday. But do we really think Jesus literally rose from the dead?</i><p><i>I asked questions like that in a Christmas Day</i> …

What is the historical evidence that Jesus Christ lived and died?

Today some claim that Jesus is just an idea, rather than a real historical figure, but there is a good deal of written evidence for his existence 2,000 years ago<p><b>How confident can we be that Jesus Christ actually lived?</b><br>The historical evidence for Jesus of Nazareth is both long-established and …

Theology

Britain's 'rubbish' seaside resorts lampooned in hilarious posters