How to house train an adult dog

Although it is quite easy to house-train a puppy, things can and do go wrong with this process if it isn’t done correctly.

Not everyone tries to house-train their dogs, for example if they are kennelled out-side. This means that some pet dogs reach adulthood having not been fully house-trained.

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Canary concerts set for sell-outs?

Tickets for three Canary concerts by the Dominican singer, songwriter, producer and composer Juan Luis Guerra are selling like hotcakes, say the promoters.

The artist’s Madrid dates were sold out in just one month and the archipelago looks like following this trend. Some 7,000 ticket were snapped up in the first few weeks alone.

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More big names join Tenerife Lan Party

Plans for the new technology event, the Tenerife Lan Party, have received yet another boost.

The event is to be held from July 14th to 19th at the  Recinto Ferial de Tenerife in Santa Cruz. The 2,000 tickets are already sold out in the participation zone but members of the public will be able to go along to enjoy activities in the exhibition area and in […]

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Speed limits on Spanish roads

Many drivers will have exceeded the statutory speed limit at some point during their driving life time but speed limits on roads are there for a reason, mainly for safety and obviously to minimise accidents in dangerous areas of a road or narrow and winding roads where visibility is bad or very limited. We will all have been passed by what is commonly known as “boy […]

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Cop Town by Karin Slaughter

Atlanta 1974

As a brutal killing and a furious manhunt rock the city, Kate Murphy wonders if her day on the police force will also be her last.

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Power Play by Danielle Steele

Fiona Carson has proven herself as CEO of a multi-billion dollar high tech company – a successful woman in a man’s world. Devoted single mother, world – class strategist and tough negotiator, Fiona has to keep a delicate balance every day.

Meanwhile, Marshall Weston basks in the fruits of his achievements. At his side, his wife, Liz, who has gladly sacrificed her own career to […]

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I Am Malala

The girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban

When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday 9th October 2012, she almost paid the ultimate price when she was shot in the head at point-blank range.

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Sure-fire ways to ease your pain

Whether your pain has just come on or you’ve lived with it for years, these tried-and-tested self-help steps can bring you relief.


Get some gentle exercise

Simple, everyday activity like walking, swimming, gardening and dancing can ease some of the pain directly by blocking pain signals to the brain.

Activity also helps lessen pain by stretching stiff and tense muscles, ligaments and joints.

It’s natural to be hesitant […]

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Spare Brides by Adele Parks

The 1920s: a time of hope, promise – and parties. But not all the men came home from the war.  Meet the spare brides.

Young, gorgeous – and unexpectedly alone Ava relishes the freedom of being single.

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A Place called home by Dilly Court

(This is a Sunday Times bestseller)

Born out of wedlock when her mother was only 14, Lucy Pocket has spent all her life in the care of her grandmother, Eva. They dodge from one poor lodging house to another, always in debt and resorting to theft in order to exist. Until her wealthy, paternal grandfather buys Lucy from Eva, determined to to bring her […]

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