Lexi Finnigan
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Lexi Finnigan is a trainee journalist, on track to complete the NCTJ in 2013. She studied English Literature at Trinity College in Dublin and the University of California, Berkeley. She also has two years’ experience in travel and consumer PR – working with clients such as Nintendo and Sofitel Luxury Hotels. When she is not researching and writing new features, she spends her time climbing mountains, eating almond croissants and asking questions.

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Cleared for Release but Denied Freedom - Shaker Aamer and Guantanamo Bay

(5) Comments | Posted 26 April 2013 | (00:00)

"Somebody must have made a false accusation against Josef K., for he was arrested one morning without having done anything wrong."

So opens Franz Kafka's masterpiece The Trial. From this first sentence onwards, Josef K. is prosecuted by a remote and inaccessible government who will not reveal the nature...

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Chicken Dinners - It's Time to Kick the Bucket

(103) Comments | Posted 21 March 2013 | (23:00)

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Obesity costs the National Health Service £5billion each year.

The modern epidemic of the developed world, obesity is now as prevalent in the UK as the fast food shops that line our local high streets. KFC, Burger King and...

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Will Kenya Avoid a Repeat of the Poll Violence of 2007?

(1) Comments | Posted 26 February 2013 | (18:24)

"The Cicada sing an endless song in the long grass, smells run along the earth and falling stars run over the sky, like tears over a cheek". Karen Blixen, Out Of Africa

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Straddling the equator, the snow topped peak of Mount Kenya...

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Do You Know Where Your Valentine's Day Rose Comes From?

(1) Comments | Posted 13 February 2013 | (23:00)

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Placed delicately on the breakfast table is an adorable miniature hat box, filled to the brim with Sweet Avalanche and Coolwater roses. Nestled delicately amidst the fragrant petals, a tiny heart-shaped card reveals sweet sentiments of love from a Valentine's...

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