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University of Liverpool

Professor Michael Dougan, the leading EU lawyer whose criticism of the referendum campaign’s “industrial dishonesty” went viral, has assessed the …

Trafigura: What if police said it was too hard to chase criminals?

Prosecutors, the police and the Environment Agency have essentially told us that they can’t be bothered to investigate a UK company’s role in the …

Engadget

Dinerama - Street Feast's Shoreditch street food market

Dinerama<p>Our Shoreditch street food arena<p>Join us for food, booze and grooves – Families and dogs welcome.<p>Dates for your diaries:<p><b>Sun 05 Aug</b>: Midway …

Hysterical Activism

There's something pathetic about the way Social Justice Warriors would rather repel potential supporters<p>The media has recently been awash in stories …

Model Output Discussion - 1st June 2015 12z

knocker 38,926<p>The GEFS anomalies this morning show some developments in 24hrs with the HP ridging over Scandinavia and north of the UK before …

Garbage Pail Kids – Where are they now?

30 Years Later, The Adult Variant Series<p>How this happened…<p>About a year ago, my friend Jake Houvenagle (a very talented local Art Director and …

The Human Rights Act: Repeal at Our Peril

The 1980s was a watershed decade. From the perspective of human rights, it was the decade when the United Kingdom (UK) began the process towards the …

'Email epidemic' is damaging UK productivity, says expert

<b>Employers must tackle an "epidemic" of staff checking work emails after-hours, a former government adviser has said.</b><p>Sir Cary Cooper said a compulsion to deal with the messages had caused the UK's employees to become less productive than many of their international counterparts.<p>"For people to be …

Volunteering at trade unions will be specifically banned under the Tories' new 'paid volunteering leave' plan

People making use of the Conservatives’ planned ‘paid volunteering leave’ will be banned from volunteering at trade unions, the party has said.<p>The …

A&E helped us through a miscarriage. Then we got a feedback text | Anonymous

At our darkest hour an NHS text asked my wife to rate her A&E experience. It’s hard to describe how crass and inappropriate this is<p>The NHS wants your feedback. I know this because they ask for it. On a cold evening in October last year, my wife Jane and I had to make a sudden, desperately unwanted …

Pregnancy

The case against human rights

In July 2013, Amarildo de Souza, a bricklayer living in a Rio de Janeiro favela, was arrested by police in an operation to round up drug traffickers. He was never seen again. De Souza’s disappearance was taken up by protesters in street demonstrations, which were met with a ruthless police …

The Travelling Band on Twitter: "Here are all the details about our stolen gear and van. If you know any information please contact us/Police on 101. http://t.co/k45PaH1Ma9"

New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>Replying to @<b>TravellingBand</b><p>@<b>TravellingBand</b> @<b>RadioKC</b> Sorry to hear about this<p>0 …

LBC Breaking on Twitter: "100 fire-fighters are dealing with a fire at Renshaw Industrial Estate in Staines. Some homes nearby have been evacuated."

Black Friday: Police called as sales turn ugly

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1127000/1127772_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534490860_3a42c82efbb5bd544ac1ef0dec838d79<p><b>Police have been called to supermarkets across the UK amid crowd surges as people hunt for "Black Friday" offers.</b><p>Greater Manchester Police appealed for …

Steam Train Sounds | Most recent

One Direction - Story Of My Life (Parody)

One Direction

Tim Minchin's Storm, a magnificent rant about woo and the miracle of reality (the book)

Before Storm was an instant classic animation, it was a poem that Minchin used to perform onstage. It was at one of his shows that Tracy King and DC …

Oddball USB stick offers infinite iPhone storage

Slo-mo videos have become my favorite new thing to shoot with the iPhone 6 Plus now that Apple added the ability to spit out gorgeous vids at 240 FPS, but my slo-mo addiction comes at a heavy cost: storage space.<p>The best smartphone camera in the world doesn’t mean jack if your 16GB iPhone can’t …

Portable

New EU migrants add £5bn to UK, report says

<b>Immigrants from the 10 countries that joined the EU in 2004 contributed more to the UK than they took out in benefits, according to a new study.</b><p>They added £4.96bn more in taxes in the years to 2011 than they took out in public services, the report produced by University College London (UCL) …

Tense Night In Ferguson: Update From the Amnesty Team

Amnesty delegates in Ferguson.<p>As Amnesty International delegates head into their second week monitoring the tense situation in Ferguson, they’re …

Make Getting Feedback Less Stressful

Much of my work as an executive coach and an instructor at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business involves helping people improve their abilities to deliver feedback more effectively. It’s a critical skill, particularly for both leaders in flat organizations where giving orders is generally …

Decluttering the company

PETER DRUCKER once observed that, “Much of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to work.” Nine years after the …

Spring Cleaning

You're gonna love this 15 minute video on how to cut a wheel of cheese

The combination of a huge wheel of cheese, lots of specialized knives, and this cheese expert's unusual manner of speaking makes this a really …