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Journalist who accused Damian Green 'considering all options' after text messages between them leaked

The woman whose allegations sparked the inquiry leading to Damian Green’s sacking is considering legal action or complaining to the press regulator …

What schools don’t want you to know about rugby

Today, I have joined 70 doctors and academics in writing to the government calling for a ban on tackling in rugby matches, saying that injuries from this ‘high-impact collision sport’ can have lifelong consequences for children. I speak from both professional and personal experience.<p>I remember as …

Dental Care

Courses | Fire Tech

Learn one of the industry’s leading Digital Audio Workstations, Ableton Live, and make music the way the professionals do.<p>Get started in creating 3D …

Want to sell your house for £100,000 more? Tidy the garden and move your car

Home sellers could lose out on up to £107,400 on the value of their house if it has an unkempt exterior and a BMW on the drive, new research has found.<p>The majority of house-hunters take just 10 seconds to decide whether they like a property from the outside, a survey by Barclays Mortgages found, …

The 8 Daily Habits of Wildly-Happy Couples

We've all met the "happy couple" that always seem to be smiling, laughing, and enjoying life to the fullest. They never seem to argue or fuss about inane things, and are in perfect harmony, forever residing on the same wavelength as one another.<p>And we've all asked ourselves the question, "How can …

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

The magic that makes Spotify’s Discover Weekly playlists so damn good

This morning, just like every Monday morning, 75 million Spotify users received a great new mixtape: 30 songs that feel like a gift from a music-loving friend, who might once have made a cassette tape with your name scrawled across the front.<p>But these playlists, from Spotify’s Discover Weekly …

Playlist

Why Time Feels Like It’s Flying By (and How To Slow It Down)

Our parents warned us about it, but it’s hard to understand until you experience it first hand: as you get older, time seems to fly. It catches you …

Internet peer-to-peer lenders offer savings rates that are peerless

I’ve long been wary of P2P lending, but high street banks are offering such paltry returns. So I’ve taken the plunge<p>The easy saver account at my bank pays a princely 0.25% interest. If I open up its cash Isa and take advantage of my tax-free allowance instead, the rate moves up to 0.8%. If I am …

Top 10 Ways to Boost Your Home Wi-Fi

WiFi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet—no one wants to be chained to a desktop—but it’s also one of the most …

Upwork, the world's largest online workplace

Each option includes access to Upwork's large pool of top-quality freelancers.<br>Choose the level of service you need.<p>Professional freelancers and the …

The secret to … improving your concentration

Now sit down for a sec and read this riveting-looking article. Hang on – there's the phone. Oh great, here's an email from Jo. She's got the tickets. Better look up the concert hall before I forget. Now, that article … what's Steve getting so agitated about over at the water cooler? Oh, don't say …

Seven Ways We Should All Try Living More Danishly

We're regularly told that Denmark is one of the happiest places on earth, though having watched <i>The Killing</i>, <i>The Bridge</i> and <i>Borgen</i>, I'd never been able …

Happiness

Artist's Illustrations Remind Us Love Is The Little Things

Love is cooking dinner on a Tuesday night; lazing on a Sunday afternoon; riding bikes through the park. Love is the little things.<p>Korean artist Puuung captures this in illustrations for the "Love is.." series showcased on Grafolio, an online forum featuring works from various artists, and updated …

7 Signs You're Ready for a Major Life Change

photo credit: IMG_4146 via photopin (license)<p>There are moments in life when we know we need to drastically shift the course of our lives in order to live a life we love and truly be happy. Moments that while sometimes scary, will lead to a change that allows us to grow, evolve, and finally become …

How reforming Conservatives fall: an interview with Fredrik Reinfeldt

A modernising, young Prime Minister advocates free schools, cuts taxes and oversees a job creation miracle – could voters really kick him out? It happened in Sweden six months ago when Fredrik Reinfeldt lost the general election, even though his successor failed to win a majority. Earlier this …

How to Set Up and Use Apple's New Photos App in OS X Yosemite

Last week, Apple released an update to Yosemite that includes a new Photos app . This app is a working replacement for iPhoto, and does much better …

Learn HTML5 from the W3C with This Free Course

Interested in creating websites and apps? You can learn HTML5, the standard language of the web, for free with this course from W3C (the World Wide …

15 Spring-Cleaning Hacks That Will Help You Get A Tidy Home With Minimal Effort

We love the longer days and ever-growing sunshine of spring.<p>The downside to all this natural light is that the muck in our houses shows up all the …

Cleaning

The six burning questions for firms looking to make money from big data

Big data has been touted as the 'new oil for business', representing incredible potential financial rewards. How should they go about using it, asks Professor Andy Neely<p>In the fast moving world of big data, firms big and small are increasingly looking to capitalise on the use of information to …

Great Big Beautiful Podcast: Episode 1 - Introductions

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>You can listen on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and YouTube; you can follow the RSS feed; or you can listen right here!<p>I’m …

Disney Animation

Data visualisation DIY: our top tools

What data visualisation tools are out there on the web that are easy to use - and free? Here on the Datablog and Datastore we try to do as much as possible using the internet's powerful free options.<p>That may sound a little disingenuous, in that we obviously have access to the Guardian's amazing …

Pension changes 2015: Annuity or pension drawdown?

<b>Shall we cruise to the warm sunshine of Antigua - or the midnight sun of Norway? Should it be cobalt blue or viridian green for the new Aston?</b><p>From 6 April 2015, such dilemmas could become real for some, as the government gives those over 55 the freedom to spend as much of their pension savings as …

News Websites for Kids

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>It can be terribly difficult to be a parent right now. With news sources covering ISIS, political upheaval, and every kind of …

How I am investing my pension - experts reveal their own portfolios

Three experts spell out exactly where they have invested their pension<p>In the new world of flexible pensions - where savers have free choice over whether they withdraw their cash or leave it invested - there is more than ever a need for ideas and information about how to invest and what to invest in.<p>…

How Much of Your Income to Save Based on When You Want to Retire

There's no one-size-fits-all approach to saving for retirement. If you want to retire earlier than the traditional retirement age, this "Financial …

Retirement

Managing My Investments - Online Course

Online course<p>Managing My Investments<p>Gain the skills to manage your investments. Find out how to analyse portfolio risk and plan your pension.<p>Managing …

How to Feel More Connected When Your Whole Team Works Remotely

If you work in a remote team, one of the aspects you quickly notice is the importance of communication. Finding the best ways to communicate with …

Productivity

How to Care for Your Aging Parents

One day, our parents won't be able to drive, to climb stairs, or maybe even change their own clothes or feed themselves. As painful as thinking about …

Retirement

Top 10 Things Everyone Should Know About Saving for Retirement

If we ever hope to stop working and enjoy our golden years, we have to save and invest for our retirement. Here are ten things to know so we can grow …