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Cloning, kinky sex scandal, burglary…

... and a three-legged horse I stumbled upon an old bit of news in the online Kiss-and-Tell-egraph the other day

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£1 to spend a penny?

The BBC reported yesterday that no-frills airline Ryanair was considering charging people £1 to use the lavatory on flights. Chief Executive of the Dublin-based airline, Michael O’Leary, was interviewed on BBC television – you can watch a clip of the video and read the full story here: BBC News: Ryanair mulls charge for toilets A […]

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Friends Reunited – are they losing touch?

When ITV bought FR in December 2005, they thought it worth £175 million. Since then, it's all turned a bit sour.

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Kiva Update

Latest developments on the BE Kiva team, plus a great video about Kiva and how it works

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Kiva – give the world’s poor a leg up

If you’re living in a developing country, particularly if it’s a Least Developed Country or LDC, the chances are that you’ve heard of microcredit and the success it’s having in lifting people out of poverty. For those who haven’t, the basic idea behind microcredit is that very poor people – who normally wouldn’t qualify for […]

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