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Reinventing TV tough guys for 2018

Why these are TV's true tough guys

‘Man whisperer’ and Personal Development Consultant Kenny Mammarella-D’Cruz on telly hard-men who aren’t all ego

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A curious deep dive into the Instagram of Dr Alex off of ‘Love Island’ 

Love Island's Dr Alex is the Instagram innovator we need 2

Has Britain’s most sexless ‘Love Island’ lothario been trolling us the entire time? We get sucked into the bizarre Instagram wormhole of Dr Alex.

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These bizarre text messages will leave you even more confused about Elon Musk, Grimes and Azealia Banks

These text messages will leave you even more confused about Elon Musk, Grimes and Azealia Banks

This gutter-level celebrity scandal is truly one for the ages.

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Introducing Jay Ajayi: the greatest British superstar you’ve never heard of

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ShortList gets cosy with Jay Ajayi, an unstoppable, incomparable British sports titan

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What’s it like to be tough for a living? We asked a bouncer, marine and a prison officer

What's it really like when your actual job is to be a tough guy? 4

The hard-nut has become the poster-boy for everything bad about being a man. So how do you navigate playing the alpha male when it’s your actual job?

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The best films and TV shows coming to Netflix UK in September

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Here’s what you’ll be watching on the streaming service next month.

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Get 20% off these amazing burgers for Mr Hyde’s National Burger Day 2018

Get 20% off all these amazing burgers for Mr Hyde's National Burger Day 7

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This is how much less money you’re earning than you were 10 years ago

New figures show we are all earning less money (and working more hours) than we were 10 years ago

A new report from the Resolution Foundation finds wages still haven’t recovered from the financial crash.

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The absolute no-nonsense top 10 greatest UK motorways


A complete guide to the greatest stretches of tarmac to run through our green and pleasant land.

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