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Virtual porkies: Britons tell a whopping 28 lies a month online to loved ones - that's DOUBLE they'd tell to their face
January 05, 2012 - By Sadie Whitelocks, The Daily Mail

A study has found that due to the rise of online and digital mediums such as social networking and mobiles, we are lying more and more.

The lack of face-to-face interaction may be the reason for this rise in deception.

A forensic psychologist has cited that when we talk face-to-face there is a 'motivational impairment effect', which shows cues through our body that we are lying. This may make us less inclined to lie in case we are caught. Communicating through online and digital mediums obviously takes this element away.
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How to spot a liar: A new year's resolution for business
December 29, 2011 - By Cindy Perman, CNBC

Pamela Meyer, an author and executive trainer "who helps bring techniques for detecting decpetion used by law enforcement into the business world", has revealed ways in which businesses can become better at spotting liars.

The main factor Meyer says you need is to establish a 'baseline' for a person. This involves considering what behavioural patterns a person exhibits 'normally' when speaking.

Some people exhibit typical deceptive behaviours behaviours such as grooming gestures or biting lips as 'normal', it is when they break these patterns or they are unnatural that it could mean the person is lying.
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How to spot a liar: Four quick ways to tell if someone is fibbing through their teeth
December 14, 2011 - By Megan Keneally, The Daily Mail

Marc Salem, Men's Health non-verbal behaviour expert has said that covering your mouth may be a way of telling if someone is lying.

He says that liars will cover their mouths when talking or coughing an excessive amount of times than what a person would do if they were telling the truth.

Mr Salam has said that any behaviour that is different from normal behaviour for a person could be an indication of lying.
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Theresa May rejects Labour attacks over border row
November 09, 2011 - By BBC News

The Home Secretary, Theresa May, has admitted she authorised the relaxation of border controls over the past summer.

The relaxation of checks was made over a four month period and was only supposed to be for Europeon travellers, however, Mrs May has blamed the head of the UK Border Force, Brodie Clark, for further relaxing checks on others from outside Europe.

Mr Clark denies these allegations and has resigned from his position and he is now going to claim for unfair dismissal as a result.
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Dominique Strauss-Kahn confronted by rape accuser Banon
September 29, 2011 - By BBC News

Tristane Banon is to confront Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the ex-IMF chief, who she alleges attempting to rape her.

Strauss-Kahn denies the allegations but does admit "making an advance". He is suing for slander.

The meeting of Strauss-Kahn and Banon is required as part of the police inquiry into the complaint.
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Rio Ferdinand loses privacy case against Sunday Mirror
September 29, 2011 - By BBC News

Manchester United football star, Rio Ferdinand, has lost his privacy case again the Sunday Mirror, over an alleged affair.

Ferdinand was looking for "substantial damages from MGN Ltd for misuse of private information".

The High Court ruled that the Sunday Mirror was justified in printing the story about the alleged affair as Ferdinand had created a 'misleading public image', which earned him the England football captain's armband.
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James Murdoch evidence questioned by former News International employees
July 21, 2011 - By BBC News

News International has come under fire recently for a phone hacking scandal surrounding the company.

James Murdoch, News International's chairman, gave evidence about the scandal in front of MP's.

He claimed he was not "aware of an email suggesting the practice went wider than a rogue News of the World reporter". His evidence has, however, come into question by two former executives of News International.
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One in three workers ‘admits to skiving’, survey suggests
July 18, 2011 - By BBC News

A survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers has found that one in three workers lie when taking sick leave.

The most used excuse is illness and workers say they lie because they are "bored and depressed with work".

The cost to UK businesses through absenteeism is about £32bn a year and the survey has highlighted the need for companies to be flexible with their workers so as to reduce these costs.
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Ethics guide – Lying
By BBC News

An article explaining the ethics behind lying and why it is wrong to do it.

Explains different types of lying, such as when it is mutually agreed to do so, and when it is OK to lie.

Gives examples of different forms of ethics and their association to lying, for example when lying is used in the medical profession. s
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By Psychology Today

Covers three topics relating to deception: lying, self-deception and gullibility.

The types of deception can range from big, detrimental lies to the lies we tell ourselves in order to maintain our self-esteem.

There are various articles relating to these topics.
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By Wikipedia

Wikipedia entry, giving an explanation as to what lying means.
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