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Best of Money: can we afford to get divorced? | Financial Times

<i>I am a female breadwinner, working for the NHS and earning £60,000 a year. My husband earns less than half my salary. We are considering divorce and</i> …

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Killers win human rights court case but damages claim rejected

<b>Judges in Europe have ruled that Scottish prosecutors took too long to bring two killers to justice.</b><p>Charles O'Neill and William Lauchlan were first investigated over Allison McGarrigle's murder in 2005 but the legal process did not end until 2014.<p>Judges in Strasbourg ruled that the nine-year …

This Type of Parenting Can Cause Depression in Children

New research reveals that pushy parents are putting youngsters at risk of developing depression.<p>As a parent, finding the right balance between …

History of Humanistic and Rational Thought in the Arab world

<i>Last Edited: 4th of May 2016</i><p>There is a rich and often overlooked tradition of humanistic thought in Arab history that this page aims to highlight. …

Four historical fiction books to read this summer | The Star

The Book of Harlan,<p><b>By Bernice L. McFadden</b><p><b>Akashic Books, 341 pages, $29.95</b><p>Author Bernice McFadden borrowed from the experiences of her ancestors for …

50 great quotes about Europe and Europeans

Want Smart Kids? Make Sure They Learn to Do This

There's a brain-building skill schools are teaching less and less.<p>If you have kids in school, how much time do they spend learning cursive handwriting? Probably not much, especially if they're beyond first grade. The Common Core standards dominating education these days only call for teaching …

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Living with Borderline Personality Disorder... and trying to have more good days than bad

BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER (BPD) is one of the most misunderstood mental illnesses in existence.<p>Marked by emotional instability, impulsive …