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Foreign nannies furore exposes worrying double standards among our political leaders

Had it not been for all those headlines about Stephen Lawrence and the Ellison review, many of today's papers may well have been a riot of outrage about the government and immigration. The story has unfolded through the week: a tale of mixed messages, plenty of cant, and wildly different …

Greek Islands: readers' tips, recommendations and travel advice

<b>This week's winning tip</b><p><b>Tulip time</b><p>North-west Crete is glorious in April. The White Mountains, covered in snow, make a glorious backdrop to the flower-filled olive and orange groves. Drive up the mountain road to the Omalos Plateau, and see rare tulips and the Samaria Gorge. Take the Sougia road out …

Airbnb ups safety, now requires working smoke detectors, first aid kits

Airbnb residents will probably be able to breathe a little easier now that the company announced today that all listed rooms and apartments in the …

Google to Announce Android 4.5 and Nexus 8 in July (Rumor)

Google announced the Android 4.4 KitKat OS alongside the Google Nexus 5 last year, and is in the process of rolling out to devices.<p>Now, a new rumor …

15 Reasons Why Vinegar is the Ultimate Cleaning Solution

The secret fix to most household messes was already in your kitchen cupboard.<p><b>1. Kitchen Surfaces and Utensils</b><br>Vinegar has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make it a good choice for cleaning in the kitchen. Mix equal parts white vinegar and water, then pour it into a spray bottle. Use …

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