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Past articles by Louis:

Eddie Butler dies aged 65: Welsh commentator’s best lines remembered, including ‘Shave away, Gavin!’

Butler's commentator-summariser combination with Brian Moore made rugby union a compelling watch, particularly when Wales faced England in the Six Nations → Read More

Six Nations 2022 rules: From 50:22 kick to scrum 'brake foot', the new laws explained

Louis Doré helps break down the latest changes ahead this year's championship → Read More

This simple maths equation shows the terrifying reality of how much time we waste at work

Do you ever get distracted at work? We do too, and we think we have the equation to help you work out how much time you waste. (…and yes, if you’re reading this at work, we realise we're not exactly helping the problem.) First, make an estimate on how many times you are distracted during an average work day. Now take that number and multiply it by 25. Then you have the answer → Read More

It’s better to be single, study finds

It turns out that if you're single, you probably hold stronger social bonds that help people. Marriage can constrain people socially, and is not always the happy ending we perceive it to be – and a study, published in 2015, has supported that notion. The study, published in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships found that: → Read More

Officials say snap elections reveal ‘cracks’ in voting system that is ‘no longer fit for purpose’

The Association of Electoral Administrators has called for urgent electoral reform → Read More

A million UK workers are being denied the holiday pay they are entitled to by law

One in 10 workers have also been found to not receive a payslip, which is required by law → Read More

Border Force intercept 41 migrants in boats as camp closures in France drive desperate efforts to cross Channel

The migrants said they were variously Iranian, Afghan, Turkish and Malian, and have been medically checked before being taken to immigration officials for questioning. → Read More

Foreign Secretary calls law blocking no-deal Brexit ‘lousy’ and says it will be taken to court

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said an incoming law which compels the Prime Minister to request an extension to Brexit could be challenged in court. → Read More

Tory MP Andrew Griffiths who sent 2000 ‘sexts’ to female constituents in 21 days cleared of wrongdoing by watchdog

A Conservative MP who sent 2,000 sexual text messages to two women has been cleared of wrongdoing by the parliamentary standards watchdog. Andrew → Read More

Amber Rudd says there is ‘very little evidence’ that Boris Johnson is trying to get a Brexit deal

Former Work and Pensions secretary Amber Rudd has told the BBC that there is "very little evidence" of Boris Johnson's government is attempting to strike → Read More

General election: Tories to break historic convention and stand candidate against Speaker John Bercow

The Conservative Party plans to stand a candidate against Speaker John Bercow in an upcoming general election, according to Business Secretary Andrea → Read More

Nigel Farage calls for election pact between Brexit Party and Tories to contest Labour seats

Nigel Farage has argued that the Brexit Party should be granted an electoral pact by the Conservatives to contest Labour seats. The former Ukip leader is → Read More

Boris Johnson told to ‘come up with a Plan B’ and warned of ‘dangerous precedent’ by David Lidington

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been told to "come up with a plan B" with regards to Brexit, by David Lidington, a former cabinet minister. → Read More

Climate change: UK needs to plant 1.5 million new trees to achieve 2050 ‘net zero’ emissions target

The UK may have to plant 50,000 hectares a year to offset carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 → Read More

Flood warnings in the UK: weather forecast and latest flooding updates as Met Office predicts 30mm of rain

Flood warnings remain in place across the Midlands and the north of England after half a month's worth of rain fell in just 24 hours over the weekend. → Read More

More than 4 million people in deep poverty in the UK, study reveals

Four and a half million people have an income more than 50 per cent below the poverty line, meaning they struggle to afford essential living costs on a weekly basis. → Read More

Eurostar breakdown: 700 passengers forced to shelter from 37C heat after train power failure

The train company reported a power supply problem, which caused the air conditioning to malfunction on the 10.56 Brussels to London service. → Read More

Booker Prize longlist 2019 – in full: every book in the running this year, and what they’re all about

The 13 books on the longlist and what to expect from them → Read More

Start naming heatwaves to make sure people take them seriously, say experts

Climate change experts have told the Met Office to begin a convention of naming heatwaves to raise awareness of their life-threatening dangers. → Read More

How to keep a dog or cat cool in the heat: tips to stop pets getting too hot in the UK heatwave

A summer heatwave is here and temperatures are soaring. The hottest ever July day is predicted on Thursday and pet owners should be preparing → Read More