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Holidaymakers hold on to ‘holiday glow’ for up to a week after a

Scrolling through holiday snaps and videos (40 percent), reminiscing about their favourite memories (34 percent), and sharing holiday stories with those who weren’t there (28 percent), are the top three ways to try and hold onto the holiday glow. Spamming their social media with holiday pictures and memories is also a popular way to prolong […]

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Life Style

Over a third of dog owners feel regret or doubt after getting new

More than half (56 percent) were surprised by how hard it was to look after a young pup, while 71 percent said bringing home a puppy was like having a newborn baby. The damage the pet did to their house (43 percent), and its behaviour (42 percent), were cited as top reasons for “puppy blues” […]

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Life Style

Top negative thoughts Brits have daily – like ‘I’m not good

But while 34 percent feel they are letting themselves down, one in three (32 percent) worry more about disappointing others. And 34 percent feel their own thoughts have stopped them from achieving certain aims – including finding new work (40 percent), expressing their true feelings (38 percent), and achieving their health goals (35 percent). However, […]

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Life Style

Nearly half a mile of wrapping paper gets discarded or burned on

A green 33 percent reuse their wrapping paper – but in order to get a second chance under the tree, the wrapping must be rip-free and tape-free, and clear of any crinkles or folds. And only 44 percent regularly consider whether the wrapping paper they are purchasing is recyclable. It also emerged half of those […]

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Travel

Airport launches ‘teddy tag’ scheme to reunite lost toys with

Just under half of parents (49 percent), of children aged up to nine years old, have had a beloved teddy, blanket, or toy go missing whilst in transit, according to a poll of 800 mums and dads. And seven in ten of those polled would do whatever it takes to retrieve the lost cuddly toy. […]

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World

News quiz tests your knowledge of major news events of 2022

One in five couldn’t get enough of keeping up with the rapid rotation of Prime Ministers, while 11 percent were shocked when former Health Secretary Matt Hancock entered the “I’m A Celebrity” jungle. And other news highlights have included Liz Truss’ premiership being outlasted by a lettuce (20 percent), and the UK coming second in […]

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Technology

Top tech gifts Brits hope to get for Christmas – like mobile

But 41 percent fear this will cause more family arguments – thanks to slow Wi-Fi, too many people hogging connections, and having to set everything up. This is of special concern for 45 percent of parents, who rely heavily on tech to keep their kids entertained. A spokesman for Vodafone, which commissioned the research, said: […]

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Life Style

Top chores on Christmas Day include washing up and cooking the

But while two in five guests (41 percent) admitted they feel bad for hosts that are left out of the action – they still don’t offer to help. Of those taking on less than desirable chores, a quarter (25 percent) have even missed the delivery of some big family news, such as a pregnancy announcement. […]

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Technology

Top 40 digital skills over-60s have learned in last 10 years

And 18 percent find it difficult to get to grips with the online tasks they now have to do day-to-day. But six in ten think there is more pressure on older generations to adapt to using technology as they’ve been familiar with life without it, compared to the younger generations. As a result, almost half […]

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Finance

Four in ten ethnic minority workers hide careers for cultural

In contrast, just 31 percent of White workers felt this way – a difference of 36 percent. And the pressure felt from loved ones appears to take its toll – especially on ethnic minorities – with it being detrimental to confidence (37 percent) and a sense of independence (40 percent). The research was commissioned by […]