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Are protons really too technical?

If it’s not too personal a question, I would love to know if you think you know what the Periodic Table is? The Today presenter John Humphrys seems to think it’s something we should probably be aware of, but he’d be pretty forgiving if you’d like to confess your ignorance. 404 more words

Life

Best of British

Now that the dust has settled on the General Election, the Conservative supporting sections of the press have returned to one of their favourite pastimes, bashing the… 313 more words

Refused Ballot

As the UK gears up for general election season, the question of opting to not vote is beginning to resurface.

Refusing one’s ballot – a choice that a voter can make to deliberately not engage in the electoral process by refusing to cast their ballot. 885 more words

United Kingdom

Former Newsnight host Jeremy Paxman likes The Only Way Is Essex, but not as much as Take Me Out

Jeremy Paxman has turned to more highbrow TV fodder since leaving Newsnight.

Paxman told Radio Times that he doesn’t watch his old show, but much prefers following what Gemma Collins, Bobby Norris, Sam Faiers and the gang are getting up to on The Only Way Is Essex. 215 more words

Showbiz

Paxman calls Brand an 'idiot', says he's 'astonished' people take him seriously

If you saw Russell Brand’s interview with Jeremy Paxman on Newsnight in 2013, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the broadcaster was sympathetic to – if not at all convinced by – the comedian’s political outlook. 297 more words

UK

Russell Brand Puts Stardom to Good Use

Actor Russell Brand is speaking out against what he sees wrong with politics. BBC Newsnight’s Jeremy Paxman conducted the interview, and Brand was very witty and comical with his stances. 135 more words

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