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Britain’s oldest man still waiting for BT Infinity

if only he could remember his password...Britain’s oldest man is celebrating his 110th birthday, whilst continuing to wait for BT to sort out his wireless broadband service.

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Posted: Nov 25th, 2012
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World’s longest-married couple ‘only together for the sake of the kids’

Jack and Winnie Sandford got married in 1933 and have been together 77 years, longer than anyone else on earth, but according to 98-year-old Jack it is a living hell. ‘Every morning I wake up and wish I was dead. Or better still she was.’

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Posted: May 4th, 2012
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Old age can kill, study warns

The shock finding is reported by researchers at the University of Alabama who found that people in the 80 to 90 age range are far more likely to die than those aged between two and five.

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Posted: Aug 4th, 2011
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Nelson Mandela ‘getting a bit racist in his old age’

remembers when it was all fields round hereReports from the 93rd birthday of former South African President Nelson Mandela say the event was marred by the veteran anti-apartheid campaigner complaining about the number of ‘blacks’ at the party and how South Africa had gone downhill since they ‘let all those darkies take over’.

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Posted: Jul 19th, 2011
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BBC in new care row over ‘Top Gear’ home for elderly and bewildered

‘Footage shows the BBC deliberately humiliating three residents by getting them to act like teenage boys, cavort in front of carers and dress in clothes designed to make them look stupid.’

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Posted: Jun 28th, 2011
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