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Do I have EHEC? My experience with the mysterious illness.

I went to Hanover in the North of Germany last week and spent the last couple of days scanning my body for symptoms of EHEC, always wondering “Do I have it?”. EHEC spreads and with it the fear spreads from … Continue reading

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Divorce is now almost legal in Malta – does that change anything?

Malta, the last real stronghold of the Roman Catholic church, was shaken by a small step towards a more liberal nation. Since May 2011 divorce is legal in Malta. Now the last EU nation in which divorce was not an … Continue reading

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What exactly is this Ehec virus?

Four people died and over 600 were infected with a highly dangerous intestinal virus called Ehec within a week in Germany. Ehec spreads quickly and scientists have no real idea where it comes from. Germans have been told to stay … Continue reading

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What could the Queen possibly have in her handbag at the Royal Wedding?

The Royal Wedding is almost finished and on TV re-runs of this very special day are running over and over. I have to admit that the whole ceremony (lovely as it was) caused me to wonder about one unsolved secret: … Continue reading

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Broadsheet, Tabloid, Magazine and Newsletter Design

When you are on the consumer site of a print product you will probably never notice the way the news and stories are laid out for you – only if it is done badly. But the design of things on … Continue reading

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Women’s voice suppressed in journalism, survey confirms

There are times when it is hard to be a woman. Like today when Colin Sparks, Journalism Professor at the University of Westminster, pulled out the ‘Global Media Monitoring Project 2010‘ (GMMP) and told all the female journalism students that … Continue reading

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Success and how you get there

Gary Duffy, the editor of the BBC UK news website, visited Westminster University. Click on the image to have a look at what he has to say concerning the BBC website’s success and the future of young journalists. Read more … Continue reading

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