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Brits have a negative body image ‘because they’re fat bastards’, research finds

‘The conjunction of a large body size and a full-length mirror can often lead to the perception of negative body image.’

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Posted: May 30th, 2012
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‘Devastating stroke turned me into Deputy Prime Minister’, says Clegg

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has spoken out in a BBC4 documentary, ‘I Woke Up With Dave’, about the terrible stroke he suffered two years ago, which baffled voters by causing a complete personality transformation.

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Posted: Apr 19th, 2012
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Hypochondriac given six months to live by self

‘When you’ve spent your life battling imagined ill health, you just know when a twinge in your ankle is actually something far more sinister.’

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Posted: Dec 2nd, 2011
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Dumpiness epidemic caused by widescreen TVs, say experts

remoteThe increasing numbers of squat and dumpy children in British families is not due to poor diets and a lack of exercise as first thought but is, experts believe, a symptom of the proliferation of widescreen televisions in the nation’s homes.

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Posted: Aug 8th, 2011
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New help-line ‘NHS Very Direct’ gives it to patients straight

‘Standard advice will include ‘stop making such a fuss’, ‘don’t waste your GP’s time’ and ‘Oooh…that sounds nasty’.’

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Posted: Feb 12th, 2011
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