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  • Friday 24 October 2014

    How to protect your home in winter

    Many families will assume that repairs for winter weather damage to your home will be covered by their home insurance policy – but that's not always the case. While damage is often unavoidable, there are precautions you can take to minimise the risks from severe weather and protect your home.
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  • Wednesday 22 October 2014

    The best varieties of raspberries to grow

    If you could only grow one variety of raspberry, which should it be? Gardening expert Val Bourne advises on the best summer and autumn fruiting varieties to grow. Read On
  • Tuesday 21 October 2014

    Jeremy Paxman interview

    Baby-boomers are grasping hedonists and pensioners should be bumped off... Jeremy Paxman may have left Newsnight after 25 years of lambasting politicians, but he’s still as spiky as ever. Scratch the surface however, especially on Remembrance Day, and a surprise emerges – a natural-born historian, full of love for Britain and respect for its wartime past of patriotism, sacrifice and duty. Read On
  • Tuesday 21 October 2014

    Marianne Faithfull

    Marianne Faithfull is off on a European tour with a new album. Maureen Paton finds out what keeps this Sixties wild child rocking. Read On
  • Tuesday 21 October 2014

    Win a Donna Summer boxset

  • Tuesday 21 October 2014

    Theatre, dance, arts and other events

    A round-up of things to see and do in November 2014. Read On
  • Tuesday 21 October 2014

    Win Monty Python live at the O2 on DVD

    Enter our prize draw for your chance to win Win 'Monty Python Live (mostly) – One Down Five to Go' on DVD. Read On
  • Tuesday 21 October 2014

    Bob Geldof interview

    The death of Peaches Geldof and the confession of sister Fifi of her battles with depression, drink and drugs has propelled Bob Geldof into the limelight, 30 years since Band Aid made him a household name for all the right reasons. Here he blames the family court system for failing his children and of the near-literal heartbreak he suffered when Paula Yates left him. Exclusive by Mark Ellen.
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  • Friday 17 October 2014

    Human Universe, Life Story and more

    Human Universe with Professor Brian Cox, David Attenborough's new series Life Story and more in a look at this week's telly highlights.
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  • Thursday 16 October 2014

    Film review: The Battles of Coronel and the Falkland Islands

    Saga film critic David Gritten applauds the brilliant restoration of an outstanding silent British film about historic naval battles in World War I. Read On
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