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The depressing story of a court case that cleared a man alleged to have been texting when he ploughed his van into the back of a cyclist and killed him… The death of someone struck from behind serves only to fuel the attitudes that led to their death in…
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Wow, we’re on week 12 already. I find it a little unsettling how quickly 2015 is disappearing. This week started off with a rare celestial event –a solar eclipse. We had 85% coverage around here, which meant that whilst it stayed light, it was a really…
Wow, we're on week 12 already. I find it a little unsettling how quickly 2015 is disappearing. This week started off with a rare celestial event --a solar eclipse. We had 85% coverage around here, ...
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Criticising recruitment laws, he said: “I think the employer should be much freer to make decisions on who she or he employs. “I think the situation that we now have, where an employer is not allowed to choose between a British-born person and somebody…
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A project to reintroduce wild lynx to the UK could see them return to Wales after a 1,300 year gap if the right site can be found. The Lynx UK Trust has already announced three sites in England and Scotland, but is looking for landowners in Wales who want…
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When I read this linked article, I struggle to not immediately think of the monorail episode of the Simpsons. A white elephant scheme & vanity project of massive cost, at a time and in a location where there are much bigger priorities. The scheme, which…
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Ahh, more trouble for Farage and his band of far-right crooks. The newspaper published a secret recording appearing to show Janice Atkinsons chief of staff, Christine Hewitt, speaking to the manager of a restaurant in Margate, Kent, before UKIPs spring…
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Parents of a four-year-old girl were baffled when a police officer threatened to confiscate her bike because she was cycling on a pavement. Sophie Lindley, who uses stabilisers, was cycling on Trent Road, Grantham with dad Dale, when they were stopped.…
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Interests include UNIX & Linux, photography, gaming, coffee, building PC's, rugby union, Tenerife & the Wild West.  I'm also slightly left-wing.  Currently in charge of Techbeast.net

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Wales Blog Awards "best technology blog" 2010! Runner-up in 2011
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  • Whitchurch High School
    1996
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Third Floor Gallery
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We're raising money to secure Third Floor Gallery's future! Donations will fund great shows and photo events at our Cardiff home for 12 mont

Live Update: Apple's January 19 education event | Macworld
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Dan Moren and Lex Friedman have live coverage of Apple's education event in New York City.

Apple program lets businesses buy apps in bulk | Macworld
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Apple's Volume Purchase for Business program--also known as VPP--gives companies a way to buy iOS apps for employees outside the regular App

Microsoft blames poor Windows sales on PC slump • The Register
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Microsoft has released its quarterly results, and reports that Windows revenues are down 6 per cent when compared with the previous quarter.

PS Vita System Software Update (v1.61)
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+ Zookey on February 20th, 2012 at 5:10 pm said: Kind of related since PS is pushing social media more–my brother's PS3 account was acci

A pound of flesh: how Cisco's "unmitigated gall" derailed one man's life
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As part of a legal battle with a rival firm, computer networking giant Cisco convinced the US government to have the opposing CEO arrested i

Six Nations 2013, Wales v England: player ratings - Telegraph
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Telegraph Sport runs the rule over the Wales and England sides following their Six Nations clash in Cardiff, which the home side won 30-3.

My Tenerife, A Personal View From Gavin Lewis
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Readers of Tenerife Magazine share their views on their personal Tenerife.

PIPA support collapses, with 13 new Senators opposed
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Wednesday's unprecedented online protest has Senators racing for the exits on the Protect IP Act. A total of 13 Senators announced their opp

European Commission VP Neelie Kroes opposes SOPA
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Head of EU digital agenda calls SOPA 'bad legislation'

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Linux News: Community: The Surprisingly Juicy Desktop Linux Market Share...
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There's no doubt the Linux world has seen its share of good news over the past year or so, but every once in a while a tidbit comes along th

80 Awe-Inspiring Photographs Taken With a “Nifty Fifty”
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In a recent article entitled Nifty Fifty: The Benefits of a Fixed 50mm Lens, we highlighted how versatile and sharp a 50mm lens can be. It r

GNOME Classic in Ubuntu 12.04: It’s Like Nothing Ever Changed
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Come April 26th and the release of Ubuntu 12.04 a vast number of Ubuntu users will be getting their first taste of the Unity desktop since i

YouTube - Welsh Rugby - 2011 Rugby World Cup
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XBMC 11.0 released with new Ubuntu-based live CD and iOS support
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A major new version of the open source XBMC media center has been released, including iOS ports and a new live CD image that is based on Ubu

Love this place. It's a treasure trove of long-established independent traders. Invariably busy but a great place to pick up your meat, veg and fish.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Excellent food, all you can eat. Good value if you can eat like a horse.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Busy on match days & bank holiday. Chilly inside during the winter due to sliding doors. Good coffee.
Food: GoodDecor: GoodService: Good
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reviewed a year ago
A little inconsistent at times and noise from the ovens makes being heard over the phone quite difficult. No real complaints though.
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reviewed a year ago
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Excellent, honest garage. Used to be Smiths Garage in Cathays before moving to larger premises. Have used them for years.
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reviewed a year ago
I love it here. Simple food done well. Staff can't do enough for you and the prices are excellent.
Food: Very GoodDecor: GoodService: Very Good
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
This branch is always busy, so leave plenty of time if you have somewhere else to be. Food is excellent & they take Orange Wednesdays codes too.
Food: Very GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Good
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reviewed a year ago