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Palin on Saturday Night Live

Oct
19

Did anyone see this? (http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/deadlineusa/2008/oct/19/usa-uselections2008)

How could they let her go on a satirical sketch show? Is this going to make her MORE popular with Americans? Has vacuous celebrity become political acumen? Is black white? I thought the Americans invented public relations, what kind of perception-management is this?

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Photoshop Part One: Arghhhhhh!

Oct
18

Feeling a bit small.

Posted By Rebecca Hughes read more

Sumptuous Blues Batter Beleaguered Boro

Oct
18

Injury crisis? What injury crisis? Despite having seven first team players out, Chelsea tore Middlesbrough apart this afternoon by five goals to nil to stay top of the Premier League and boost their goal difference in the process.

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Latest from Beijing

Oct
18

In my blog yesterday I wrote that the Chinese authorities had rescinded press freedoms granted during the Olympic Games. It now appears that early reports from Beijing were too pessimistic and that I may have been wrong.

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Ever-Present Lampard Continues To Rise Up The Pages of History

Oct
17

When Frank Lampard steps out onto the Riverside Stadium turf tomorrow afternoon, he will hit a very significant milestone. It will be his 380th appearance in the blue of Chelsea, drawing him level with the late Peter Osgood in terms of all time appearances made for the club.

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Lightening The Load Of A Long Campaign

Oct
17

They have traded barbs throughout the presidential campaign, but last night, the two candidates for the US presidency - John McCain and Barack Obama -  put that aside and gave humorous speeches at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner in New York.

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Capa the great

Oct
17

CapaThe work of photojournalist Robert Capa will doubtless crop up in several modules during the course of the undergraduate degree, so here's a little taster courtesy of the BBC News web site. It's an audio slideshow featuring an exhibition of Capa's work that is opening at the Barbican. Worth a visit just for his extraordinary pictures of the D-Day Landings.

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Park or panic?

Oct
17

A student at the Universities at Medway campus was outraged recently after receiving an extortionate fine for parking in an unauthorised area of a surrounding street. Flori, an eighteen year old student from the University of Kent, returned to her car mid-last week only to find a ticket on her window demanding £60 for choosing the wrong spot to leave her car.

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Panorama provides financial insight

Oct
16

The UK economy has continued to decline, with the FTSE 100 Index dropping by 5.7%, as world markets fell sharply.

According to a special live BBC Panorama program on Thursday evening, Government Debt has risen to £684bn, and will continue to rise at a staggering £80,000 per minute. 

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Missing their appointments - the GPs lacking punctuality

Oct
16

The National Health Service (NHS) was founded by Labour in 1948, in order to instill a free, national and dependable healthcare service to all members of the state. Now, 60 years later, almost none of the aforementioned applies to the current system.

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