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Student money saving tips

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Being a student is difficult enough without worrying about your finances. And come on, who can seriously put their hand on their heart and swear they budget every penny they get from their student loan? Nope, you need to come to terms with the fact that you’ll go on too many nights out, spend too much online, and buy one too many takeaways before your degree’s finished. It’s a part of being a student.

Suck in that waist.

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Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on the illusion of fitness, the love-bombing of Scotland and the joy of Ever Decreasing Circles.

The Royal Baby, round one


When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announced they were expecting their first child on December 3, 2012, a media frenzy ensued (in the same vein as today).

Bullet-proof bibles?


Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on battlefield yarns, a mountain of duvets and why unhappy boats go faster.

The £100 million metatarsal

Captain Darling

Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on transfer fees, the code of the truckers and a new job for Captain Darling.

Thoroughly Baked Off yet?

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Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on a storm in a cupcake, a car-insurance scam and farewell to the Beeb's handsomest newsreader.

Profile: Josh Johnson

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My main interest is in technology and computing, particularly programming and young people.

What is coding, and why should I care?

Workers giving away overtime hours

Coding is a hot topic right now. Constantly, we hear of new initiatives to get kids coding and in fact coding has just been added to the national curriculum. But what exactly is 'coding'? Why does the government feel that this is something our kids need to learn, and why are so many advocates working so hard to make sure they have every opportunity to do so?

Family cooking is not on menu


More than a quarter of parents never cook with their children, a new survey has found. And one in eight families don’t prepare any meals in the oven.

Trident's vanishing act

Service to celebrate the life and work of Sir David Frost

Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on nuclear planning, biblical prophecy and bad news for heart surgeons.

A national treasure called Blair

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Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on a landmark in showbiz, the death of a Hollywood legend and the interminable business of selling a house.