9 Oct 2014 13:03 • Hugh Miller
Even for people who follow new vehicle design fairly closely the lingering, classic image of the 4 X 4 is often that of an ostentatious gas guzzler with the eco-efficiency of a Sherman tank - the notorious “Chelsea Tractor”.
9 Oct 2014 13:01 • Hugh Miller
We all know about the well-established trend among young people to risk obesity by spending endless hours glued to computer games - but it could just be that we’re giving technological gadgetry a bad name it doesn’t really deserve.
8 Oct 2014 11:14
We're rolling into October now and the start of the winter period of the 2014/15 Championship season so things are starting to settle into place in the second tier of English football for The Royals and all of the other side's looking to secure promotion to the Premier League.
22 Sep 2014 09:30 • Hugh Miller
What’s the worst that could happen? That’s the pragmatic and not remotely doom-laden question any project manager has to ask before the ink is dry on the first draft of any operational plan - because solving problems before they get a chance to happen will add hugely to the prospects of ultimate success.
19 Sep 2014 11:05 • Hugh Miller
The UK’s fastest growing Bingo provider Gala Bingo has recently joined forces with online television provider TVCatchup.com in launching Gala TV. TVCatchup has made it into the Independent’s Best TV Apps Top 10 and over 4 million people enjoy the more than 50 channels it offers to online and mobile users. The service is available on smartphones, tablets, laptops and PCs, with over 10 million people having downloaded the app from Google Play Store.
13 Aug 2014 09:30
ATTACKING or abusing a partner is a dreadful thing to do. There are unfortunately cases when this is deliberate, ongoing and hidden behind the closed doors of a relationship.
8 Aug 2014 11:25 • Gary Farmer
When a company “suddenly” experiences a meteoric rise, particularly when it’s one operating in the jungle of online marketing services, it can leave pundits struggling to find an adequate explanation.
6 Aug 2014 09:30
AS VICE-CHAIRMAN of the Parliamentary Space Committee, I have an inherent interest in this burgeoning industry. In my maiden speech in Parliament I spoke about the strategic, technological and industrial benefits of investing in this prospering industry.
1 Aug 2014 09:30
THE situation in and around Gaza goes from bad to worse. The statistics make miserable reading.
1 Aug 2014 09:30
AS our local economy continues to grow, business confidence expands and unemployment falls, it is not surprising more people are looking to Reading to work and bring up their families.
31 Jul 2014 14:40
Imagine a jobs market portal that fast-tracks candidates to the right opportunities, while simultaneously guiding employers deftly towards the best people for specific vacancies - then take a look at Norway.
30 Jul 2014 09:30
THEY say there is a book inside of everybody, and I find that to be so true. Just listen for a while to people remembering their childhood years working on the old farms when there was no running hot water, and the ice used to form on the insides of their windows.
28 Jul 2014 12:20
Enthusiasm for good wine has gone through the roof in recent years, thanks to the relative ease of travel to great wine countries including France, Spain and Italy - but also to all-consuming interest in the dazzling products of the new world.
25 Jul 2014 09:30
WITH the Parliamentary term coming to an end on Tuesday I am looking forward to getting back to Reading and being able to focus on local issues.
25 Jul 2014 09:30
RESHUFFLES: the fascination of many inside the Westminster village and many fewer in the real world.
23 Jul 2014 09:30
WHAT is the best way to raise your living standards? It is usually to work some overtime or get a promotion so you are paid more.
21 Jul 2014 08:00
WHEN most people think of slavery or human trafficking they think back to the days of the Roman Empire and up to 1833 when slavery was abolished in the United Kingdom
18 Jul 2014 09:30
IN recent weeks, I have been speaking at a number of events focused on the important debate about airport capacity, including a conference organised by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) and a Runways UK event held at the Guildhall in the City of London.
17 Jul 2014 12:28 • Hugh Miller
Could billionaire James Dyson hoover up Reading all by himself - or would he need a little help from Richard Branson?
16 Jul 2014 09:30
I WANT our local businesses to grow so that we have ever more jobs and rising incomes and living standards in the area. For local businesses to grow and for competition to thrive, it’s really important that investment continues in the local infrastructure that our businesses rely on.