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Ageing - do you embrace it or lie through your teeth?

Apparently my life is just beginning... or it’s all downhill from here depending on who you speak to.

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Brenda from Bristol

Is it time we all stopped gagging ourselves?

It’s only the young and the old who can get away with being brutally honest and saying exactly what they’re thinking, often to a hilarious reaction.

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Darryl Morris who works at Rock FM and is a Lancashire Evening Post columnist

Going to extremes to detox from online slavery ...

It’s 9.30am on Friday and Friday is my day off. No radio shows today and my inbox sits proudly clear.

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Kylie Minogue

Not so emotional downloads

Music might be the food of love but it’s also the soundtrack to many a dodgy memory throughout my life.

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Welcome to the Addams Family

Everybody thinks their family is perfectly normal. Why wouldn’t you, it’s what you grew up with?

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Rt Rev Geoff Pearson, Bishop of Lancaster

Column: Resurrection is not fake news

Every year at Easter the media tries the same tricks.

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Bullying is still a problem

Nobody likes a bully and the act of bullying is something people don’t ever willingly admit to.

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1995 library filer of Chris Moncrieff. Photo by Peter Smith/PA

Labour heading for May-hem?

Are the leadership figures in the Labour Party – and the rank and file as well – quaking in their boots at the prospect of the forthcoming local government elections on May 4?

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Is commercialism so bad?

This is the week when the nation winds down early for a four-day weekend which, for many, will involve visiting family and stuffing our faces with Hot Cross Buns and cheap chocolate.

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1995 library filer of Chris Moncrieff. Photo by Peter Smith/PA

Is Boris Trump’s poodle?

Is the Foreign Secretary a poodle, a puppet or a principled man?

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Catering for mobile phone age

Melina Matsoukas is a Grammy award-winning music video director who has worked with numerous popular artists including Beyoncé, Rihanna and Snoop Dogg.

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Female racegoers react in the crowd during day one of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday April 6, 2017. See PA story RACING Aintree. Photo credit should read: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

A fabulous time had by all

It’s that time of year when race-goers top up their tans, shoehorn on towering shoes, spend a fortune on glamorous frocks, hours getting hair curled and arranging hats at perfect tilt... only to be tabloid-shamed the next day necking champagne then plummeting from high heels, exposing their nether regions and generally humiliated via unflattering photography.

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Forget Star Wars, it’s Car Wars

A long time ago (1994) in a galaxy far, far away (Barrow-in-Furness) a driving test got fluked with a first-time pass which shocked and amazed everybody involved.

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It’s not such a sweet deal

One of the great fringe benefits of becoming a dad is that I was forced, at the age of 32, to grow up almost overnight.

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Rt Rev Geoff Pearson, Bishop of Lancaster

Column: Bring passion to our parks

As a youngster, I remember going to the Abbey cinema in Liverpool to see the biblical epic, King of Kings, starring Jeffrey Hunter as Jesus.

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1995 library filer of Chris Moncrieff. Photo by Peter Smith/PA

Between a rock and a hard place

Gibraltar has become the first crisis hotspot as the Brexit negotiations get underway – scarcely before the ink has dried on the letter Theresa May wrote, triggering Article 50.

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Frank McKenna

Why being an MP has never been so unappealing

Business chief and former deputy leader of Lancashire County Council Frank McKenna fears Parliament could face a brain drain as more MPs look for a future outside of Westminster

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Tricky guides to new goods

When my son Mateo turned six this week he tore open the paper around his main present and started playing with it immediately.

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Martin Compston, Adrian Dunbar and Vicky McClure in Line of Duty

Line of Duty - Fact is, this is the best drama on TV

Apparently, we are living in a post-truth world, one in which the truth can be anything you like, as long as it fits your own view of the world.

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Nicola Adam

How words changed my life

When I was a small girl, I was so desperately lacking in confidence I was almost invisible.

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