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618. The Romance Reader’s Handbook with Steve Ammidown

[music] Sarah Wendell: Hello and welcome to episode number 618 of Smart Podcast, Trashy Books. I’m Sarah Wendell. My guest today is Steve Ammidown. In June 1989, Kathryn Falk published the Romance Reader’s Handbook, which is a 354-page spiral-bound collection of everything a romance reader would need to know. Steve is going to take us […]

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Labour to Make Mortgage Guarantee Scheme Permanent for First-Time Buyers

Labour has announced plans to permanently extend the mortgage guarantee scheme, initially introduced by the Conservatives in 2021 under then-Chancellor Rishi Sunak, if they win the upcoming general election. This scheme, designed to support low-deposit mortgages for first-time buyers, was recently extended until July next year by current Chancellor Jeremy Hunt. Labour leader Sir Keir

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Rachel Reeves Faces Pressure to Raise Capital Gains Tax to Fund Public Services

Rachel Reeves, Labour’s Shadow Chancellor, is under mounting pressure from her colleagues to consider raising capital gains tax (CGT) as part of an ambitious autumn budget designed to fund public services. With increases in income tax, national insurance, and VAT off the table, Reeves is exploring alternative revenue-raising measures. Labour insiders reveal that Reeves is

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Scottish Woman Sues Netflix for $170M Over Baby Reindeer Character Depiction

A Scottish woman, Fiona Harvey, is suing Netflix for defamation, negligence, and privacy violations, claiming that the character Martha in the hit drama Baby Reindeer is based on her. Harvey’s lawsuit, filed in a California court, seeks over $170 million (£132 million) in damages, alleging that Netflix broadcast “brutal lies” about her to over 50

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Amber Portwoods New Boyfriend Gary Makes His Teen Mom Debut in Front of the Entire Cast

How Amber Portwood’s New Boyfriend Gary Made His ‘Teen Mom’ Debut

Amber Portwood. AMI/MEGA Amber Portwood is ready to introduce her boyfriend Gary to the world of reality TV. During the Thursday, June 6, episode of Teen Mom: The Next Chapter, Amber, 34, participated in a group Zoom with her costars. In the middle of catching up with her friends including Cheyenne Floyd, Maci Bookout and

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Lake Towns in Tennessee: 10 Beautiful Lakes in Tennessee to Live on in 2024

With mountain ranges like the Blue Ridge Mountains and rivers like the Tennessee River to rolling hills and picturesque lakes, Tennessee has countless natural areas to call home. And if you’ve always dreamed of owning a lakeside property in Tennessee, then you’re in the right place. At Redfin, we’ve collected a list of the best

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Is Detroit, MI a Good Place to Live? 10 Pros and Cons of Living in Detroit

Detroit, MI, once the powerhouse of the American automotive industry, has undergone significant transformation in recent years. Today, it stands as a city on the brink of renewal, with a growing arts scene, historic architecture, and a resilient spirit that defines its identity. But is Detroit a good place to live? While the city provides

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