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Theresa May: Westminster sex abuse claims are 'the tip of the iceberg'

Home Secretary Theresa May has warned that recent allegations of child sex abuse at public institutions may only be the ‘tip of the iceberg’.

Speaking to the BBC’s Andrew Marr show, she said it was crucial to ‘get to the truth’ of the crimes, which allegedly occurred in the 1970s and 1980s. 269 more words

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Ginger Date Scones

Ginger Date Scones
(adapted from Ginger Treacle Scones recipe in National Trust Teatime Baking Book by Jane Pettigrew)

Ingredients:

1 c all purpose flour
3 tsp baking powder… 101 more words

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Aging has its benefits with respect to the quest for the right partner. Less time left creates a much more focused lens. Where there was once all kinds of time to delay intimacy, now there is just enough time to give love a shot. 550 more words

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Dramatic footage shows trio being rescued from rocks after getting trapped by tide

Three tourists found themselves stranded on a rock just of the Cornish coast after tides cut them off from safety.

One man and two women desperately called for help, to which the coast guard and RNLI arrived just as the waters were going to overcome the trio. 208 more words

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Moving from Paradise to London

Hey there! Long-time no see. As it is nearly Christmas my feelings of wanting to return home has returned. I miss my grandma the most and my home, Mauritius. 565 more words

BBC - Travel - The rise of medical tourism in Bangkok : Travel Tips, Thailand

This is an interesting and timely article from BBC Travel, at the time that the UK NHS reaches new depths

. Check it out!

BBC – Travel – The rise of medical tourism in Bangkok : Travel Tips, Thailand…

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Record breaking pub crawl visits 18,000th boozer

For most of us, pub crawls are a mammoth task and by the time we’ve got halfway through the designated list of watering holes, we’ll be severely struggling to neck another drink. 383 more words

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