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In a little more low key a fashion than its original release in 1993, Jurassic Park has been handed a re-release in UK cinemas. Eighteen years may have passed since its original cinema release, but Jurassic Park remains thoroughly entertaining, and whilst technology has moved on, the film’s sound and visual effects still impress. And after… Continue reading >

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The Labour Party are in Liverpool for their annual conference, and are already making headlines. But is the announcement of their policy on student fees one of the most pointless headlines they could have generated? Ed Miliband’s party would apparently limit student fees to £6,000-a-year. But only if they were in power and made the… Continue reading >

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The recent news that the government has scrapped a news NHS IT system has unsurprisingly caused a lot of anger. Not anger caused as a result of abandoning a project which has been doomed to fail for some time, but anger at the amount of money thrown away on the scheme already. Of the £12bn… Continue reading >

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Congratulations to Andy Murray after winning the Cincinnati Masters title last night. The win, achieved after Novak Djokovic retired midway through the second set, will set Murray up perfectly for another shot at the US Open, which starts next week. Many feel that the New York based tournament represents Murray’s best chance of securing his… Continue reading >

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In an age when the justice system often seems to let down victims by handing out lenient sentences for serious crimes, it has been encouraging to see the hard-line approach in many of the punishments given to those involved in last week’s rioting. David Cameron promised that tough measures would be available to the courts… Continue reading >

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Champions/Top 3 It’s difficult to see beyond the two Manchester teams and Chelsea for the 2011/12 Premier League winner. Man City weren’t entirely convincing last season and have the added challenge of Champions League football this time around. But they have the most expensively assembled squad in the league and one which should have enough… Continue reading >

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The events of the last week have led to police forces all over the country being stretched to their limit. And despite some of the criticism received, it has to be said that they’ve done an excellent job under the circumstances. Few would have predicted the scale of the rioting and violence witnessed on the… Continue reading >

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With the transfers of Charlie Adam and Stewart Downing completed this month already, Liverpool’s 2011/12 squad is fast taking shape. Based on the arrivals so far, the priority has appeared to be focussed on bringing in players who will create more goalscoring opportunities. Adam and Downing certainly delivered in that area last season as did… Continue reading >

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The subject of Christian baptism has come up recently amongst family and work colleagues. Firstly because a colleague of mine was due to attend a baptism of his godson. Knowing that I was a Christian, he asked me about it because he was finding the whole event to be confusing. He’d never heard of an… Continue reading >

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So British Gas have announced further rises to their energy prices. The most pleasing aspect was that it made so much news coverage on the radio, that I was actually able to know about these rises in advance. Without such coverage on BBC’s finest, one wonders whether customers of British Gas would be told at… Continue reading >