Data Protection Act legislation stalls in Parliament

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Data Protection Act legislation stalls in Parliament

Pfizer will soon allow cheap drugs to be sold in poor countries under a new program that will loosen restrictions on its vaccine-preparation pill. Ongoing debates about how drugs should be sold in poor…

Meet the newest international stars in women’s tennis

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Meet the newest international stars in women’s tennis

Peng Shuai Age: 30 Height: 1.99 meters (6 foot 1 inch) Paris city rank: No. 5 Height comparison with Clijsters: “I’m taller than Kim, but I think I’m faster.” Style: Grunge – her favorite…

Suspended on ice: Bus lanes vanishing under the ice

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Suspended on ice: Bus lanes vanishing under the ice

By Adam Robertson, CNN • Updated 10th August 2012 There’s been a big departure from norm this year and the extreme cold is the latest challenge for this global highway. A heavily used bus…

How much time do we waste on email?

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How much time do we waste on email?

Image caption ‘I found a folder of unsorted emails from Facebook’ Or that people worry about emails missing their place on a desk. But it might take only a few emails – and instead…

Our top political stories this week

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Our top political stories this week

Mayor Muriel Bowser’s political foes have shrunk dramatically since November, after he won re-election by almost a million votes. But now that they have found a new leader, he’s more confident than ever in…

Dining specials and special events for this weekend

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Dining specials and special events for this weekend

Omelette lover? Poh! Friendly Company in Mount Pleasant has soup or savory bowls. To make a true sample, try the rhubarb cheddar or red hots. Planning for fall by roasting pumpkin to feed a…

What does Adele's album collection look like?

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What does Adele’s album collection look like?

This month Adele releases her sixth studio album – a follow-up to 2017’s 25, one of the biggest-selling albums of all time. Although it’s the third largest-selling album of 2018, giving Adele five consecutive…

World Series predictions for 2019

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World Series predictions for 2019

It’s time to go back to the basics. This Saturday, the greatest baseball players that ever lived will be inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame. Included in the Best of the Era voting…