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The longlist for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2022 has been announced today, with debut authors and literary icons vying for the UK and Ireland’s most coveted crime fiction writing award. The award, now in its eighteenth year, is presented by Harrogate International Festivals and recognises the...
By Emily Widnall, University of Bristol and Johnny Downs, King's College London Self-harm – physically hurting yourself – is common in young people, affecting about one in five teens by the age of 18. Only about one in eight self-harm episodes in teenagers are seen at hospital emergency departments. However, attending...
Pandemic has changed our lives drastically and forced us to get creative. People started spending more time walking, cycling, and doing other kinds of activities. Also, some of them were brought back to life. And one of them is roller-skating. Written by Marta Szutowicz Turned out that it doesn’t only...
In school we learn about menstrual cycles and erections, the human biology and how it all works but we’re not taught about pleasure, lust, emotions, consent or any of the other confusing parts that come with sex and maturing. Sexual education in secondary schools can sometimes feel more like...
If you’re looking to switch from a petrol-fuelled vehicle to electric, then get ready to join the estimated 400,00 drivers already using electric vehicles on the road. However, despite boasting a variety of eco-friendly benefits and much more, purchasing electric vehicles outright is not very wallet-friendly. On average, buying...
Changes happen all the time. And not always for the better. Technology is developing dramatically which helps businesses go digital. It may seem like a good thing, but is that really true? By Marta Szutowicz Running a business online helps to reach more customers and it has become normal for...
Women have defined their beauty by fashion standards, actresses’ and models’ looks, and a social media landscape flooded with selfies. The message that women receive is that celebrities and some fortunate others in the minority have rare and beautiful features that the average person cannot hope to aspire to....
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition that can consist of intrusive or unwanted thoughts, obsessive tendencies, compulsive and repetitive behaviours that are out of your control or that you do unwillingly and much more that can interfere with day-to-day life drastically. So why is it minimised into...
Viral social media platform TikTok has started to take over the reading world, its popular corner of the internet called ‘BookTok’ is becoming so popular that our leading book distributors and shops such as Waterstones, WHSmith etc are targeting this audience too. Romance has been one of the most...
Think of most UK seaside resorts and the majority have a sort of down-at-heel feel to them. From Skegness to Great Yarmouth and Blackpool to Bexhill there’s a sense of faded glory.But the same certainly can’t be said of Brighton. It’s always had a frisson of excitement and glamour...