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BMW class

Ever since BMW's F30 generation 3 Series saloon made landfall in early 2012, we knew this two-door model was going to subtly diverge from its progenitor in the way that it was marketed, but is there a great deal of difference in the way it's been built?
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Published: 16/04/2014

So much fun - at so little cost

You can often get a feel for how good a car really is by opting for its least expensive trim level. In the case of Peugeot's 208 supermini, that'll mean choosing one of the Access models, where you can select between 1.0-litre and 1.2-litre, three-cylinder petrol engines, plus a frugal 1.4-litre HDi diesel.
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Published: 16/04/2014

New Vespa inspired by the past

Italian scooter brand Vespa has announced a new model that harks back to a model first seen in 1968.
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Published: 16/04/2014

Latest model proves a Triumph

WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?
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Published: 16/04/2014

Room to stretch out

Most young lads dream of owning a bachelor pad, perhaps something along the lines of a cool and trendy urban apartment.
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Published: 15/04/2014

A custom-built corner of paradise

Islands have held a fascination for Michael Rasmussen ever since he read Treasure Island as a young boy.
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Published: 15/04/2014

Details make this home shine

Someone once said that the difference between something good and something great is attention to detail.
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Published: 15/04/2014

Much ado about daffodils

Questions to be answered
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Published: 15/04/2014

HOLLYWOOD COMES TO LEWIS

Paris-born film director Jean-Luc Godard once said that a story “should have a beginning, a middle, and an end ... but not necessarily in that order”.
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Published: 12/04/2014

DEALING WITH DEMENTIA

Last year, Bob Keiller wrote a poem for his three children. An incredibly personal and powerful collection of stanzas, it laid bare his feelings about an issue which is dear to his heart – Alzheimer’s disease.
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Published: 12/04/2014

Running a marathon? Use your head!

In the UK, there are more marathon races in April and May than at any other time of the year.
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Published: 12/04/2014

SPRING TIDES FOR SHELLFISH

There’s an old saying that you should never eat shellfish when there’s not an R in the month.
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Published: 12/04/2014

As one of the North Sea’s foremost operators, Nexen has rapidly established itself as a part of the north-east community and a major employer in the area.
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Published: 11/04/2014

Almost every week we read about the skills shortage in the oil and gas sector and the resulting challenge of bringing in new people. However the success of transferable skills recruitment events give hard evidence that a move into oil and gas is an attractive proposition, and there is no shortage of news on the 39,000 jobs we hear are coming.
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Published: 11/04/2014

An attractive career prospect

It’s set to be the hot topic in oil and gas this year and in spite of improvements it still remains one of the biggest challenges facing the sector: How do we attract more women into the industry?
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Published: 11/04/2014

Age should not be a factor when an opportunity to progress and develop in your vocation emerges.
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Published: 11/04/2014

Prepare to be captivated by fairytale

The most popular versions of the Grimm Brothers’ fairytale Rapunzel focus purely on the eponymous damsel herself. Ripped from her family home as an infant by a witch and locked in a lonely tower, Rapunzel’s plight is a tale which has captured imaginations for centuries.
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Published: 10/04/2014

The funny side of love, life and loss

Hardeep Singh Kohli asked if I was flirting with him. And reflecting on my line of questioning, I’m not entirely sure I wasn’t.
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Published: 10/04/2014

Luxury hotel offers best of both worlds

If it’s good enough for Beyonce, it’s good enough for me.”
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Published: 10/04/2014

Fifty years of hits celebrated by the Magic of Motown

Celebrating 50 years of UK number-one hit singles, the Magic of Motown brings its brand-new 2014 Reach Out Tour to the Music Hall, Aberdeen, on Thursday, May 8, and Perth Concert Hall on Friday, May 9.
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Published: 10/04/2014
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