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Is Workaway Worth It to Travel On the Cheap?

First off let's talk about what exactly workaway is: an incentive for travelers to work for free accommodation and food without having to worry about the most expensive costs when it comes to traveling. When you put it that way, it almost sounds glamorous.<p>The website itself is pretty simple to use …

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European Rugby Champions Cup games to be rescheduled after Paris attacks

Tournament organisers say talks are progressing to reschedule five European Champions Cup games postponed following the Paris terror attacks. However, European Professional Club Rugby confirmed that the matches will not take place either next weekend or the weekend after.<p>Following round two of the …

How to criticise the left

Thanks to the internet, a new discursive register has emerged: either you’re with us, to the most extreme interpretation of our ideas, or you’re …

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Jeremy Corbyn’s conference speech: what can the experts teach him?

It takes a special kind of orator to change the direction of a political party. For the Conservatives, the last one was a fresh-faced David Cameron, who, in his first conference speech as party leader, laid out his vision of Britain as an “opportunity society”. In October 2006, against a backdrop …

9 Secrets of Highly Confident and Successful People

Think about Bill Clinton, Steve Jobs, Donald Trump--and the most confident and assertive people you work with. Chances are, they use many of the same tactics to keep everyone else on defense.<p>Pay attention, please. This is the most important article you'll ever read.<p>We all know people who seem …

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The House of Lords: 10 tips to gain entry to this exclusive club

The dissolution honours list reveals 45 new peers joining the world’s second largest legislative body – but how did they earn their seats?<p>The House of Lords is a peculiar place. Most of its members are anonymous but reasonably respected lifetime politicos, there is a crop of remarkably …

These are all the words that William Shakespeare is credited with inventing

<b>Despite passing away nearly four centuries ago, William Shakespeare has left an indelible mark on the English language.</b><p>The likes of <i>Hamlet</i>, <i>Romeo and</i> …

From Churchill to Corbyn: the 40 most brutal British political insults

The 10 hardest job interview questions (and how to answer them)

<b>Interviewing at Google has become something of a legend in job-hunting circles.</b><p>The company realised early on that it didn’t necessarily just want the …

Election 2015: The Guardian poll projection

Our model takes in all published constituency-level polls, UK-wide polls and polling conducted in the nations, and projects the result in each of the 650 Westminster constituencies using an adjusted average

What holds you back? What keeps you going? | DW | 19.03.2015

Name: Thomas<br>Age: 24<br>Hometown: Berlin, Germany<p><b>What is most important to you in your life?</b><br>The most important thing in my life is my family and my sport. …

6 Tourist Mistakes That'll Land You in Major Trouble

<i>By Krisanne Fordham, CNTraveler.com</i><p>You know how to be a respectful traveler already: Learn the local language, follow regional customs, and be polite to a fault. But some people don't follow these basic rules--and take rude travel behavior to an entirely other level.<p>The Roman Colosseum at night | …

Ten things you actually can't say about racism

Number one: Most of the people who demand an open and honest debate about racism are racist<p>Finally, we’re having that open and honest debate about immigration and race everyone has been calling for.<p>The taboo has been broken – somewhat ironically – by the former head of the Commission for Racial …

Why do witnesses never bite back ‎at grandstanding MPs?

Rona Fairhead should have told Margaret Hodge to take a running jump<p>In London there is a thriving cottage industry offering training to witnesses on how to appear in front of Commons select committees. When big company bosses whose companies have done something stupid or worse are summoned, they …

Casa Sardinera by Ramon Esteve Estudio

Located in a tranquil setting between El Portixol and Cala Blanca, the Casa Sardinera by Ramon<p>Located in a tranquil setting between El Portixol and …

When in Rome, Don’t Speak English. Grazie.

Furious Italians are defending the sanctity of their native tongue after a navy ad campaign and an aggressive PM trigger worries of an English …

Revolutionary terror or permanent opposition: what a forgotten play can teach the modern left

When the Norwegian communist and war reporter Nordahl Grieg died in an air raid in Berlin on 2 December 1943, few could have guessed how his work would live on.<p>For years, Grieg had struggled with the same problems that now confront the modern left: whether to seek power or remain in permanent …

Going, going, gone: I started losing my hair at 16

If I’d always been as hairless as I am now, that would be one thing. But I can remember a time when I didn’t have to tilt my head back in photographs. A time before I wore beanies like self-esteem prophylactics, when I’d be OK about someone walking behind me when going down the stairs.<p>My aunt ran a …

The cash-for-access scandal isn't about greed, it's about vanity

The real reason for Sir Malcolm Rifkind and Jack Straw's error was ego, says Allison Pearson<p>There was a moment during the Channel 4 <i>Dispatches</i> programme on cash-for-access when Himself had to leave the room. <b>In partnership with the Telegraph, Dispatches exposed those esteemed silverbacks Sir Malcom</b> …

Centireading force: why reading a book 100 times is a great idea

I have read two books more than a 100 times, for different motives and with different consequences. Hamlet I read a 100 times for my dissertation, The Inimitable Jeeves by PG Wodehouse a 100 times for comfort. The experience is distinct from all other kinds of reading. I’m calling it centireading.<p>I …

Science Explains Why a Beard Makes You Look Hotter

The next Movember, which is also known as No-Shave November, is still several months away. However, this does not mean that you should switch to a clean-shaven look, especially if you are interested in attracting the attention of a potential mate.<p>A scientific study conducted by the Official Journal …

Election 2015: the four likely outcomes will put deal-making in limelight again

Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA<p>Douglas Carswell can expect to hold Clacton, and would be one obvious person a Conservative minority could do business with.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/5/1420459993016/3534fca4-eff6-44c3-9307-458f0ee92567-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

Labour has forgotten all the lessons it learnt under Blair

The Old Left has returned, with Miliband and Balls plunging their party back into the well of class vengeance, argues Janet Daley<p>I’m beginning to feel like that poor man who made news by being trapped in a perpetual state of déjà vu – except that the things I believe have happened before actually …

The Hundreds 2014 Winter Tarpaulin Bag Collection

The Hundreds has unveiled a lineup of waterproof bags made from Tarpaulin — a strong, flexible<p>The Hundreds has unveiled a lineup of waterproof bags …

Britain unprepared for severe blackouts, secret Government report reveals

Exclusive: Increased death rates, rising public disorder and high-risk criminals on the loose among the likely consequences of prolonged power cuts, official assessment shows<p>Britain is unprepared for prolonged blackouts, with increased death rates, rising public disorder and high-risk criminals on …

Why I Turned Down 2 Full-Time Job Offers Out of College to Freelance and Travel

I graduated from university in April 2014, wide-eyed and excited to be out in the real world. Rewind a few months prior and I had decided to give myself a trip to Colombia for 2 weeks after I graduate. I love to travel, have never been to Latin America and had a friend down there willing to let me …

'Women shouldn't laugh in public:' The dumbest things politicians have said

As the Turkish president makes a incredibly foolish and sexist remark about women in the workplace, Radhika Sanghani rounds up his fellow offenders who don't seem to understand half their electorate<p>“You cannot put women and men on an equal footing. It is against nature.”<p>No, this isn’t a quote from …

US vs. UK: Business Meetings Aren't That Different... Right?

With the exception of royalty, spelling and <i>humour</i> (humor), most Brits and Americans like to think of their countries as culturally rather similar. You would be forgiven for thinking this is most obvious in the globalized world of business. But as someone who has spent much of my working life …