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The Complete Works of Shakespeare 

Jonathan Bate, Professor of Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature at the University of Warwick, has taken on the huge task of producing a new edition of the complete works of William Shakespeare.  It is the first complete works based on Shakespeares First Folio, to be produced since 1709 and certainly the first of it's kind this century.

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Forthcoming Stories: Tuesday 28th August - 12:15 GMT

Imprisoned by Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson’s Disease affects one in 500 of the general population – but it’s one in a hundred over the age of 60 and the ratio could go as high as one in twenty among those over 80. Though it is increasingly recognised that it can affect younger people, it is primarily a disease of the old – and with increasingly aging populations in many countries, Parkinson’s is set to become a major health issue with experts predicting anything up to a trebling of those affected! 
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Is Online Gambling Betting on Trouble?
Over the last few years UK gambling turnover has soared from £2 billion to £50 billion between 2001 and 2005, and online gambling is responsible for much of that growth. University of Birmingham academic, Professor Jim Orford, is an expert on addiction, who has been consulting on a national review of online gambling, which has studied 10,000 people to assess attitudes to gambling. He finds the online gambling trend particularly worrying.
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Page contact: Kelly Newton Last revised: Tue 28 Aug 2007
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