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Posh Polo Madness

It’s an eclectic transatlantic social cocktail at London’s Guards Polo Club. The British Polo Association have extended the invitation to the cousins from across the pond, and subsequently Boston’s pedigrees look like they’ve stopped by at Manhattan Saddlery and cleared them out of rubber wellies and faux tweed. The British, naturally, are wearing their great-grandfathers kit.

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Breakout accessories of the season

Sartorial statements have always been the backbone of Fashion Week, never more so than in London with its eclecticism and explosion of creative talent. Yet the humble accessory has demanded focus this season. From crocs to ornate headpieces, these were the breakout accessories that stuck to mind…

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Living in London is a Tough Gig

I’m currently standing on the icy stoned marbled floor of my bathroom in a face-off with the Victorian sink. It’s an enormous cream vessel with a leaky tap and a cantankerous temper, choosing occasionally to pamper to my wintered soul and provide some lukewarm water. To me, it signifies London: grandiose, bygone and callous. London’s not very nice to its people and the London natives by default are permanently petulant and irritated. Just like my sink.  

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We Asked Londoners What They Really Think Of Australians

“I once slept with an Aussie who worked for an AIDS charity and I had to pressure him to wear a condom… Maybe they’re not the smartest tools in the shed.”

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Lasting Reflections

In a remote hospital on the peninsula of Pembrokeshire in South Wales, an elderly man lies dying.
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Statistics reveal outdated abortion laws do not reflect public opinion in Northern Ireland

In Northern Ireland the law forbids women from having an abortion unless there is a ‘serious risk to a pregnant woman’s life or of long term damage to her mental or physical health’.

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“He was stalking mum constantly. When she was walking the dog he would be just behind her”

Vanessa Engle’s, Love you to Death, aired last night on BBC Two. The documentary is
screening at a time when domestic violence is at the forefront of national conversation. 

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Ronnie Wood announces that at 68 he is to be a father again

There is a systematic rise in the age of fatherhood, Prof Allan Pacey from the University of Sheffield told Westminster World.

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Elderly should “prepare for the worst” in current weather crisis

The elderly should wrap up, stay warm and prepare for the unexpected, Malcolm Booth, CEO of the National Federation of Occupational Pensioners (NFOP) told Westminster World. 

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