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The Irish Times
Auction results and forthcoming sales7 Market Street, Kells, Co Meath, antiques auction at 2pm, hosted by Damien Mat
Auction results and forthcoming sales
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
7 Market Street, Kells, Co Meath, antiques auction at 2pm, hosted by Damien Matthews Auctioneer to coincide with the Hay Festival Kells. Monday (June 27th) De Veres ‘Sunday Sale’ art auction has moved to Monday in support of the Irish... Read more
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The Irish Times
Going out: the best of what’s on this weekendla Carte, featuring a selection of favourites. Go on, give yourself a touch of
Going out: the best of what’s on this weekend
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
la Carte, featuring a selection of favourites. Go on, give yourself a touch of class of a Saturday night, for a change. LM Hay FestivalKells, Co Meath Also Fri, Sun €4-10 hayfestival.com Hay Festival decamps to Kells again for one of its booky... Read more
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The Irish Times
Lisa McInerney wins second major prizefor €13. Here, the resident actors will take you back in time and enthrall you
Lisa McInerney wins second major prize
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
for €13. Here, the resident actors will take you back in time and enthrall you with tales of Tudor times. dalkeycastle.com Hay Festival Kells Words and Music, the Hay Sessions brings together poet and Gallery Press founder Peter Fallon, The Lost... Read more
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The Irish Times
Going out: the best of what’s on this weekla Carte, featuring a selection of favourites. Go on, give yourself a touch of
Going out: the best of what’s on this week
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
la Carte, featuring a selection of favourites. Go on, give yourself a touch of class of a Saturday night, for a change. LM Hay FestivalKells, Co Meath Also Fri, Sun €4-10 hayfestival.com Hay Festival decamps to Kells again for one of its booky... Read more
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The Irish Times
Patrick Deeley interview: The dream against the deedbe reading from The Hurley Maker’s Son on Saturday, June 25th, at 6.30pm at the
Patrick Deeley interview: The dream against the deed
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
be reading from The Hurley Maker’s Son on Saturday, June 25th, at 6.30pm at the Presbyterian Church in Kells as part of the Hay Festival Kells.Patrick Deeley, The Hurley Maker’s Son (Doubleday Ireland) £12.99Niall McArdle is a writer and critic. His... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tom Jones tells of moment he found out his wife's cancer was terminalthis month, fans broke down in tears as the singer made his first public appear
Tom Jones tells of moment he found out his wife's cancer was terminal
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
this month, fans broke down in tears as the singer made his first public appearance since the death of his wife at the Hay Festival 'I didn't have to play rugby that well, and I didn't have to play cricket that well, because I had this... Read more
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The Irish Times
Net results: the tale of Ireland’s technology historyread more about that 1991 email and that first net link, it’s here: techarchive
Net results: the tale of Ireland’s technology history
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
read more about that 1991 email and that first net link, it’s here: techarchives.irish/anniversaries. This weekend at the Hay Festival in Kells, Co Meath, Karlin Lillington and Galway writer Maura McHugh will present a special strand of events on... Read more
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The Irish Times
Rhianna Pratchett reboots Lara Croft, kicking gamer assbut I didn’t go looking for it either. We both thought it would be best if I fo
Rhianna Pratchett reboots Lara Croft, kicking gamer ass
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
but I didn’t go looking for it either. We both thought it would be best if I found out for myself.” Rhianna Pratchett is in conversation with Maura McHugh at the Hay Festival Kells in Co Meath on Saturday, June 25th, at 5pm. hayfestival.co... Read more
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The Irish Times
Rhianna Pratchett reboots Lara Croft, the girl who kicks gamer assbut I didn’t go looking for it either. We both thought it would be best if I fo
Rhianna Pratchett reboots Lara Croft, the girl who kicks gamer ass
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
but I didn’t go looking for it either. We both thought it would be best if I found out for myself.” Rhianna Pratchett is in conversation with Maura McHugh at the Hay Festival Kells in Co Meath on Saturday, June 25th, at 5pm. hayfestival.co... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Lynne Mortimer - The chicken pox have arrived but thankfully George should be spared measles and mumpsMaggie Andrews, professor of cultural history (and dusting and ironing?) at the
Lynne Mortimer - The chicken pox have arrived but thankfully George should be spared measles and mumps
Ipswich Star / Posted 13 days ago
Maggie Andrews, professor of cultural history (and dusting and ironing?) at the University of Worcester, speaking at the Hay Festival, said the Women’s Institute had benefited from a “shift in culture” which has made domesticity fashionable once... Read more
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metro
The full stop is dying out and it's all social media's faulta momentous moment in the history of the full stop,’ Professor Crystal said rat
The full stop is dying out and it's all social media's fault
metro / Posted 14 days ago
a momentous moment in the history of the full stop,’ Professor Crystal said rather dramatically during an interview at the Hay Festival earlier this month. ‘In an instant message, it is pretty obvious a sentence has come to an end, and none will... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Nobel laureate makes grim assessment of post-Soviet lifeits Soviet past, but this nostalgia collides with newer, darker forces. In an
Nobel laureate makes grim assessment of post-Soviet life
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 16 days ago
its Soviet past, but this nostalgia collides with newer, darker forces. In an interview with The Associated Press at the Hay Festival of literature, the 68-year-old Alexievich assessed what she has learned from decades of talking with the... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Nobel laureate makes grim assessment of post-Soviet lifeits Soviet past, but this nostalgia collides with newer, darker forces. In an
Nobel laureate makes grim assessment of post-Soviet life
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 16 days ago
its Soviet past, but this nostalgia collides with newer, darker forces. In an interview with The Associated Press at the Hay Festival of literature, the 68-year-old Alexievich assessed what she has learned from decades of talking with the... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Nobel laureate makes grim assessment of post-Soviet lifeis taking refuge in ideas from its Soviet past, but this nostalgia collides wit
Nobel laureate makes grim assessment of post-Soviet life
Brandon Sun / Posted 16 days ago
is taking refuge in ideas from its Soviet past, but this nostalgia collides with newer, darker forces. (Tom Middleton/Hay Festival via AP) HAY-ON-WYE, Wales - In the view of Nobel literature laureate Svetlana Alexievich, Russia is taking... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Nobel laureate makes grim assessment of post-Soviet lifeits Soviet past, but this nostalgia collides with newer, darker forces. In an
Nobel laureate makes grim assessment of post-Soviet life
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
its Soviet past, but this nostalgia collides with newer, darker forces. In an interview with The Associated Press at the Hay Festival of literature, the 68-year-old Alexievich assessed what she has learned from decades of talking with the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Nobel laureate makes grim assessment of post-Soviet lifeits Soviet past, but this nostalgia collides with newer, darker forces. In an
Nobel laureate makes grim assessment of post-Soviet life
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 16 days ago
its Soviet past, but this nostalgia collides with newer, darker forces. In an interview with The Associated Press at the Hay Festival of literature, the 68-year-old Alexievich assessed what she has learned from decades of talking with the... Read more
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Salon.com
Nobel laureate makes grim assessment of post-Soviet lifeits Soviet past, but this nostalgia collides with newer, darker forces. In an
Nobel laureate makes grim assessment of post-Soviet life
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
its Soviet past, but this nostalgia collides with newer, darker forces. In an interview with The Associated Press at the Hay Festival of literature, the 68-year-old Alexievich assessed what she has learned from decades of talking with the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Nobel laureate makes grim assessment of post-Soviet lifeits Soviet past, but this nostalgia collides with newer, darker forces. In an
Nobel laureate makes grim assessment of post-Soviet life
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 16 days ago
its Soviet past, but this nostalgia collides with newer, darker forces. In an interview with The Associated Press at the Hay Festival of literature, the 68-year-old Alexievich assessed what she has learned from decades of talking with the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Nobel laureate makes grim assessment of post-Soviet lifeits Soviet past, but this nostalgia collides with newer, darker forces. In an
Nobel laureate makes grim assessment of post-Soviet life
Daily Herald / Posted 16 days ago
its Soviet past, but this nostalgia collides with newer, darker forces. In an interview with The Associated Press at the Hay Festival of literature, the 68-year-old Alexievich assessed what she has learned from decades of talking with the... Read more
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ABC News
Nobel Laureate Makes Grim Assessment of Post-Soviet Lifeits Soviet past, but this nostalgia collides with newer, darker forces. In an
Nobel Laureate Makes Grim Assessment of Post-Soviet Life
ABC News / Posted 16 days ago
its Soviet past, but this nostalgia collides with newer, darker forces. In an interview with The Associated Press at the Hay Festival of literature, the 68-year-old Alexievich assessed what she has learned from decades of talking with the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Sir Tom Jones: Linda always heard my music before anyone elsefor you.” Sir Tom paid an emotional tribute to his wife, who passed away back
Sir Tom Jones: Linda always heard my music before anyone else
Evening Standard / Posted 17 days ago
for you.” Sir Tom paid an emotional tribute to his wife, who passed away back in April after a battle with cancer, at the Hay festival last weekend. He said: “We were married for 59 years, we knew each other since we were kids. It was fast, she... Read more
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Marie Claire
This red wine news has turned our world upside downwhy? Apparently it's all to do with keeping the wine fresh and tasting good onc
This red wine news has turned our world upside down
Marie Claire / Posted 17 days ago
why? Apparently it's all to do with keeping the wine fresh and tasting good once it's been opened. Speaking at the Hay Festival, Robinson said: 'Put any open bottle in the fridge. Even red wine.' 'Low temperatures slow down chemical... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Netflix is ruining your sex lifea few years ago when TV closed down at 10:30pm or whatever and there was nothin
Netflix is ruining your sex life
Adelaide Now / Posted 17 days ago
a few years ago when TV closed down at 10:30pm or whatever and there was nothing else to do,” Spiegelhalter said at the Hay Festival. “Even power cuts which helps. Now people are having less sex and it’s true.” “One of the researchers mentioned... Read more
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Perth Now
Netflix is ruining your sex lifea few years ago when TV closed down at 10:30pm or whatever and there was nothin
Netflix is ruining your sex life
Perth Now / Posted 17 days ago
a few years ago when TV closed down at 10:30pm or whatever and there was nothing else to do,” Spiegelhalter said at the Hay Festival. “Even power cuts which helps. Now people are having less sex and it’s true.” “One of the researchers mentioned... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Punctuation in peril: End is nigh for the period, linguists sayof linguistics at the University of Wales, Bangor, said in an interview after h
Punctuation in peril: End is nigh for the period, linguists say
The Seattle Times / Posted 17 days ago
of linguistics at the University of Wales, Bangor, said in an interview after he expounded on his view recently at the Hay Festival in Wales “In an instant message, it is pretty obvious a sentence has come to an end, and none will have a full... Read more
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NZCity
Sir Tom Jones admits recovering from the death of his wife is the "hardest thing" he's ever done.reputation, he insists Linda was the "most important thing" in his life. In co
Sir Tom Jones admits recovering from the death of his wife is the "hardest thing" he's ever done.
NZCity / Posted 18 days ago
reputation, he insists Linda was the "most important thing" in his life. In conversation with GQ's Dylan Jones at the Hay Festival in Wales, he said: "[I knew] she'd always been very important to me, always. "Now I realise that she might have... Read more
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NZCity
Sir Tom Jones admits recovering from the death of his wife is the "hardest thing" he's ever done.reputation, he insists Linda was the "most important thing" in his life. In co
Sir Tom Jones admits recovering from the death of his wife is the "hardest thing" he's ever done.
NZCity / Posted 18 days ago
reputation, he insists Linda was the "most important thing" in his life. In conversation with GQ's Dylan Jones at the Hay Festival in Wales, he said: "[I knew] she'd always been very important to me, always. "Now I realise that she might have... Read more
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walesonline
Wales must live up to its promises to refugeeshave been through, but listening to Afghan author Gulwali Passarlay talk about
Wales must live up to its promises to refugees
walesonline / Posted 18 days ago
have been through, but listening to Afghan author Gulwali Passarlay talk about his journey from Afghanistan at last week’s Hay Festival clearly brought it home to the audience. Following the death of his father, Passarlay left Afghanistan aged 12... Read more
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iol.co.za
The seven-itch IS a thingsaid that if couples make it past that point, the likelihood they will break up
The seven-itch IS a thing
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
said that if couples make it past that point, the likelihood they will break up falls year on year after that. Speaking at Hay Festival, Sir David said: “For those who have been married 15 years, about one-and-a-half per cent will end in their 16th... Read more
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ABC News
Tom Jones Opens Up About the Death of His Wifeas he discussed the death of his wife, Melinda Rose Woodward, for the first tim
Tom Jones Opens Up About the Death of His Wife
ABC News / Posted 19 days ago
as he discussed the death of his wife, Melinda Rose Woodward, for the first time in public. Speaking on stage at the Hay Festival in Hay-on-Wye, Wales, Jones called his final moments with her, "very difficult, the hardest thing I’ve ever done... Read more
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walesonline
Archaeologists dig for the Welsh burial ground that became Stonehengesaid a team are launching a dig this summer in an effort find the original Wels
Archaeologists dig for the Welsh burial ground that became Stonehenge
walesonline / Posted 20 days ago
said a team are launching a dig this summer in an effort find the original Welsh tomb. Professor Parker Pearson told the Hay Festival how Stonehenge was originally a mass tomb in Wales before being transported to its current location 140 miles... Read more
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Marie Claire
Game of Thrones is ruining your sex lifegetting into bed and watching telly, rather than getting straight down to it.
Game of Thrones is ruining your sex life
Marie Claire / Posted 20 days ago
getting into bed and watching telly, rather than getting straight down to it. Prof Speigelhalter asked a crowd at the Hay Festival (usually better known for literature than sex) : �How many times have you had sex in the last four weeks?'... Read more
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express
People are having less sex, and this popular tech company is apparently to blameof Sex By Numbers believes the age of box set bingeing is responsible for the d
People are having less sex, and this popular tech company is apparently to blame
express / Posted 20 days ago
of Sex By Numbers believes the age of box set bingeing is responsible for the decline. Addressing an audience at the Hay Festival, Professor Spiegelhalter said: "People are having less sex. "Sexually active couples between 16 and 64 were... Read more
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walesonline
Benedict Cumberbatch read out a Welsh doctor's letter about dyingBenedict Cumberbatch reading out Dr Mark Taubert's Letter to Bowie at Letters L
Benedict Cumberbatch read out a Welsh doctor's letter about dying
walesonline / Posted 20 days ago
Benedict Cumberbatch reading out Dr Mark Taubert's Letter to Bowie at Letters Live at the Hay Festival As we reported at the time, Dr Taubert’s ‘Letter to Bowie’ was published in the British Medical Journal’s supportive and palliative care blog in... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Queen: I could be patron of George Formby fan club, I can sing all of his songsRadio 2 It is the second unlikely anecdote about the Queen to have emerged thi
Queen: I could be patron of George Formby fan club, I can sing all of his songs
Daily Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
Radio 2 It is the second unlikely anecdote about the Queen to have emerged this week, after Brian Blessed, the actor, told Hay Festival she had discussed swearing with him. Blessed claimed the Queen had commented on his use of foul language on Have... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
You're storing your wine wrongto preserve the flavour. "Put any open bottle in the fridge. Even red wine," s
You're storing your wine wrong
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
to preserve the flavour. "Put any open bottle in the fridge. Even red wine," she told the audience at the UK wine event, Hay Festival. "Low temperatures slow down chemical reactions including oxidation, which is the enemy of an open... Read more
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Mashable
Professors warns that shows like 'Game of Thrones' lead to lowered sex driveTV closed down at 10:30 p.m. or whatever and there was nothing else to do," Pro
Professors warns that shows like 'Game of Thrones' lead to lowered sex drive
Mashable / Posted 20 days ago
TV closed down at 10:30 p.m. or whatever and there was nothing else to do," Professor Spiegelhalter recently said at the Hay Festival. "Even power cuts which helps. Now people are having less sex and it’s true." At this rate, Spiegeilhalter... Read more
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Reality TV World
Tom Jones eulogizes wife at concert in first appearance since her deathhis wife's death, told an audience Sunday she was "the most important thing" in
Tom Jones eulogizes wife at concert in first appearance since her death
Reality TV World / Posted 20 days ago
his wife's death, told an audience Sunday she was "the most important thing" in his life. ADVERTISEMENT Appearing at the Hay Festival in Wales, Jones said he had come to realize that his wife, Linda, has been important to him throughout his life... Read more
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metro
Sir Tom Jones breaks down in first public appearance since the death of his wifeSir Tom Jones made his first appearance at Hay Festival since the death of his
Sir Tom Jones breaks down in first public appearance since the death of his wife
metro / Posted 21 days ago
Sir Tom Jones made his first appearance at Hay Festival since the death of his wife ‘Linda’ who died on April 10, 2016 (Picture: Matthew Horwood/Getty Images) Sir Tom Jones broke down in tears during his first public appearance since the death of... Read more
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metro
You've been storing your red wine wrong your whole lifetemperature to serve certain wines, and even restaurants are guilty of making m
You've been storing your red wine wrong your whole life
metro / Posted 21 days ago
temperature to serve certain wines, and even restaurants are guilty of making mistakes, Ms Robinson said. She told the Hay Festival: ‘Put any open bottle in the fridge. Even red wine.’Keep it chilled, because science (Picture: Getty) Here’s... Read more
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Daily Mail
Actor Brian Blessed reveals the Queen was keen to discuss his swearinghysterics': Actor Brian Blessed (right) revealed the Queen (left) was tickled b
Actor Brian Blessed reveals the Queen was keen to discuss his swearing
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
hysterics': Actor Brian Blessed (right) revealed the Queen (left) was tickled by his swearing on TV Speaking to the Hay Festival last night, Blessed said: 'I had said the word f*** on Have I Got News for You when I was describing people... Read more
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Daily Mail
Put red in the fridge and don't chill white too long, says wine experta faux pas Robinson revealed chilling some whites too much also distorts flavo
Put red in the fridge and don't chill white too long, says wine expert
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
a faux pas Robinson revealed chilling some whites too much also distorts flavour The wine expert was speaking at The Hay Festival this weekend Chilling red wine has long been a cardinal sin for wine buffs but now a leading expert has said... Read more
21d
Evening Standard
James Ashton: Why Shell deal makes shares a raging buylast week with Alec Ross, an adviser to Hillary Clinton on technology policy, a
James Ashton: Why Shell deal makes shares a raging buy
Evening Standard / Posted 21 days ago
last week with Alec Ross, an adviser to Hillary Clinton on technology policy, at a Tata-sponsored dinner at the Hay Festival. As Ross puts it in his book The Industries of the Future, human labour involves very little upfront capital... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Poldark star Eleanor Tomlinson turned to a speech coach to avoid 'mumbling' accusationseven visited a speech coach to ward off any potential audio issues. According
Poldark star Eleanor Tomlinson turned to a speech coach to avoid 'mumbling' accusations
Irish Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
even visited a speech coach to ward off any potential audio issues. According to the Telegraph, the actress told fans at Hay Festival that she did “a lot of work” with the coach, adding: “People need to hear absolutely every word and understand... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Tom Jones: Coping with my wife's death is the hardest thing I have ever doneRose Woodward, to whom he was married for 59 years, was “the most important thi
Tom Jones: Coping with my wife's death is the hardest thing I have ever done
Irish Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
Rose Woodward, to whom he was married for 59 years, was “the most important thing” in his life, during a talk at the Hay Festival. The couple had been married for 59 years (PA Archive) Despite the famed womanising of his showbiz career, Sir... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Not tonight darling, we're watching Game of Thronesconnectivity" embodied by streaming services such as Netflix, smartphones, and
Not tonight darling, we're watching Game of Thrones
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
connectivity" embodied by streaming services such as Netflix, smartphones, and television box sets. Speaking at the Hay Festival, which is sponsored by the Telegraph, he said: "How many times have you had sex in the last four weeks? You can... Read more
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Daily Mail
Modern life is leaving women twice as likely to be stressed as menCollege London, said this is due to the lack of job security and having less co
Modern life is leaving women twice as likely to be stressed as men
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
College London, said this is due to the lack of job security and having less control over your work. Speaking at the Hay Festival, he said managers run meetings, set deadlines and can decide when they work, while junior workers have to do as... Read more
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Daily Mail
Seven-year itch really DOES make a divorce more likelylikely: Professor says the statistics back up the superstition Sir David Spieg
Seven-year itch really DOES make a divorce more likely
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
likely: Professor says the statistics back up the superstition Sir David Spiegelhalter made claim while speaking at the Hay Festival Cambridge University professor said seven years was peak divorce period Seven-year itch comes from 1952 play... Read more
21d
WA Today
A generation hooked on addictive television box sets to blame for declining sex rate: academicconnectivity" embodied by streaming services such as Netflix, smartphones, and
A generation hooked on addictive television box sets to blame for declining sex rate: academic
WA Today / Posted 21 days ago
connectivity" embodied by streaming services such as Netflix, smartphones, and television box sets. Speaking at the Hay Festival, which is sponsored by the Telegraph, he said: "How many times have you had sex in the last four weeks? You can... Read more
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Canberra Times
A generation hooked on addictive television box sets to blame for declining sex rate: academicconnectivity" embodied by streaming services such as Netflix, smartphones, and
A generation hooked on addictive television box sets to blame for declining sex rate: academic
Canberra Times / Posted 21 days ago
connectivity" embodied by streaming services such as Netflix, smartphones, and television box sets. Speaking at the Hay Festival, which is sponsored by the Telegraph, he said: "How many times have you had sex in the last four weeks? You can... Read more
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