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# living - Monday 13 September, 2010

Drinks industry warns of pub "meltdown"

Sales of drink are up for the year, but fewer people are drinking it pubs.

# living - Sunday 12 September, 2010

From The Daily Edge Smoking baby finally kicks the habit Smoking Baby This post contains videos

Smoking baby finally kicks the habit

Indonesia’s chain-smoking tot finally breaks his 40-a-day cycle.

FROM THE LAND of “What the…” comes this unfortunate gem: a Kentucky man killed his wife, stepdaughter, three of his neighbours and himself after growing uncontrollably frustrated at how his wife cooked his breakfast eggs. Stanley Neace was understood to have become increasingly hostile to neighbours in recent months.

# living - Thursday 9 September, 2010

China on verge of abandoning famous 'one child' rule

The country’s famous birth control policy – where families are only permitted to have one child or face fines – could be repealed.

# living - Wednesday 8 September, 2010

Weight-loss surgery is good for the economy - surgeons

Britain’s Royal College of Surgeons believes that the price of weight-loss surgery is cheaper than paying their benefits for a year.

# living - Saturday 4 September, 2010

HOMEBASE HAVE issued a safety notice for a two-man tent that may be in use by hundreds of revellers at Electric Picnic. The ‘Yellowstone’ pop-up tent, being sold in the shops since January 2010, can accidentally restrict the air flow into the chamber when fully zipped up. People who bought the tent from Homebase are asked to return it for a full refund.

# living - Friday 3 September, 2010

Picnickers foiled by heavy traffic to Stradbally

Great weather but nasty traffic holdups on the way to Electric Picnic. Here’s what drivers should know.

# living - Wednesday 1 September, 2010

How to live on €19.10 per week

What you can buy with the asylum seeker allowance.

# living - Monday 30 August, 2010

From The Daily Edge We don’t need no education, say students Students

We don’t need no education, say students

A survey of 3,000 undergraduates shows that one in three attends only half of their lectures.