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Every two weeks Ciao presents a current issue on this page. 2 reviews, chosen by the Ciao Team, will receive £5 each. In order for the reviews to be considered, they need to be submitted within the 2-week period. Please note that the overall rating of a review should be at least VH (Very Helpful) in order to enter the lottery.

If you wish to suggest a topic, please send us your suggestions to ciaosuuk@ciao.leguide.com. Accepted suggestions will be awarded with a cash prize of £3.

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February 16th - March 2th 2017

Visit as a tourist or live as a local: how do you like to spend your time abroad?


Homestay or Hotel?

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February 2nd - February 16th 2017

Valentine's Day: Do you love it or hate it?


Valentine’s Day is coming up!...

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January 19th - February 2nd 2017

Cameras or smart phones: how do you capture magical moments?


Capturing moments made easy!

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January 5th - January 19th 2017

Bargains: Do you manage to find good deals outside of the sales period?


Sales! Sales! Sales!

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December 15th 2016 - January 5th 2017

Current Issue Special: End of Year Celebration 2016


“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…”

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December 01st - December 15th 2016

Christmas Holidays: home or away?


The holidays are almost here!

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November 17th - December 01st 2016

Advent calendars: do they still have a place in your home?


The Christmas Countdown… “yea” or “nay”?

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November 03th - November 17rd 2016

Christmas: How early is too early to start promotions and decorations ?


The season to be jolly...

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October 20th - November 03rd 2016

Guy Fawkes Night: What does November 5th mean to you?


"Remember, remember! The fifth of November…"

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October 6th - October 20th 2016

Autumn: What are the top 5 products you just can’t do without during this season?


The weather’s changing, the golden leaves are falling and the days are getting shorter… Autumn has arrived!

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September 22nd - October 06th 2016

Style shopping: Are you more likely to buy your clothes online or in store?


What are your thoughts, are you team online or in store?

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September 8th - September 22nd 2016

What products are essential to prepare the start of a new academic year?


We're off to a new start!

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August 25th - September 7th 2016

Are streaming platforms like Netflix revolutionizing the cinema industry?


Let's go to the movies... or... watch Netflix!

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August 11th - August 25th 2016

What do you think of the Olympic Games 2016?


Ready, set, go!

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July 19th - August 2nd 2016

Summer 2016: where will you be going and which products will you take with you?


Sea, sand, shells, sun...

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July 5th - July 19th 2016

Brexit: what's next?


The consequences of an overwhelming decision

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June 21st - July 5th 2016

What do you think of online advertising?


Advertising overload...

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June 7th - June 21th 2016

Are social networks favouring the spread of the e-commerce?


Clicks and clicks everywhere!

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May 24th - June 7th 2016

Is TV becoming more powerful than the state?


Global influence

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May 10th - May 23rd 2016

Why these major brands are interested in Euro 2016?


Sponsorship tournament

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April 26th - May 10th 2016

Can the UK e-commerce be a solution for an economic recovery?


Electronic cart for everyone.

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April 11th - April 26th 2016

Organic sector: evidence of retailers awareness or simply a marketing concept?


Greenwashing vs wisdom

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March 29th - April 11th 2016

Do you think you can be more efficient at gym with the virtual reality headset?


Back to the future.

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March 15th - March 29th 2016

Do you think the New Day will make it without a website?


A newcomer.

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March 1st - March 15st 2016

Do you think DVD's will disappear because of Streaming?


Download fire!

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February 16th - March 01st 2016

Are the British becoming too dependent on computers?


Computers Invasion

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January 29th - February 12th 2016

Should we promote the purchase of UK products opposed to the omnipresence of Chinese ones?


The impact of Globalization

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January 15th - January 29th 2016

Winter sales 2016: Which products are you going to buy during winter sales?


Winter opportunities

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January 01st - January 15th 2016

Christmas 2015: Tell us about your Christmas Eve party, your Christmas, your gifts...


We wish to everyone a happy festive season!

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December 18th 2015 - January 01st 2016

Christmas gifts: how do you organize yourself to buy them?


Shops, Internet, tips, advices... Tell us everything about your Christmas purchases!

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December 18th 2015 - January 01st 2016

Christmas gifts: how do you organize yourself to buy them?


Shops, Internet, tips, advices... Tell us everything about your Christmas purchases!

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December 04th - December 18th 2015

Global warming: What are your tips to reduce your energy consumption?


At the heart of today's preoccupations, global warming worries...

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November 20th - December 04th 2015

Paris attacks: what are your thoughts?


"We will freedom for freedom’s sake, in and through particular circumstances. And in thus willing freedom, we discover that it depends entirely upon the freedom of others and that the freedom of others depends upon our own". (Jean-Paul Sartre)

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November 06th - November 20th 2015

How to do Christmas presents while preserving the environment ?


We are waiting here all your ecological advices :)

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October 23rd- November 06th 2015

Halloween 2015: What are your tips for a successful party ?


Costumes, candies, decorations... Tell us all about your Halloween party :)

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October 09th- October 23rd 2015

What do you think of the plastic bag tax ?


A new 5p charge for plastic bags has been introduced in England on October 5th.

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September 25th- October 09th 2015

Volkswagen Emissions Scandal: What are your thoughts about that ecological issue ? Will you still trust to the car manufacturers ?


The automotive industries are going through difficult times after the discovery of a cheat in emission tests...

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September 11th- September 25th 2015

Are you against Tesco's upcoming ban on sugary drinks to replace them by sugar-free drinks ?


"Tesco has revealed plans to axe drinks with added sugar from their stores in the hope that it will cut down on childhood obesity." Suggested by Mistee-Dreamz

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August 28th- September 11th 2015

Film Reboots - love them or loathe them?


Planet of the Apes, Robocop, Godzilla, etc... There are plenty of them, but do you have a favourite one? Suggested by kojak123

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August 14th- August 28th 2015

High-tech and holidays: Unplug yourself or stay connected?


While some completely unplug themselves, other decide to stay connected to share their holidays...

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July 31st- August 14th 2015

It's time to sunbathe! Which are your top 5 products at the beach?


Beach sports, reading, listening to music, swimming, surfing... There are many ways to enjoy an afternoon at the beach!

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July 15th- July 30th 2015

Summer is starting, barbecues are reemerging from the sheds… But which is your favourite? A regular charcoal one or a modern, gas/electric one?


Suggested by mumsymary

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June 30th- July 15th 2015

Organic and fairtrade products : are they part of your shopping list and do you think it’s just another marketing argument?

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June 16th- June 30th 2015

Are children too reliant on television and tablets to keep them entertained ?

Suggested by theredrobin

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June 01st- June 15th 2015

What two things would you take with you to a desert island ?

Suggested by bettyboo47

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May 18th- May 31th 2015

What will it mean to Great Britain that the Scottish National Party claimed almost every seat in Scotland at the General Election ?

Suggested by LiveMusicLoverLyn

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May 4th- May 17th 2015

What is your favourite song of all time and why does it mean so much to you ?

Suggested by PerpetualMotion

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April 16th- April 30th 2015

What has the past five years taught us about the merits and demerits of government by a coalition rather than a single party ?

Suggested by torr

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April 01st- April 15th 2015

Cricket World Cup: do you think it's been a successful tournament for the ICC?

Suggested by pumfster

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March 17nd- March 31th 2015

Do You Support BBC's Decision To Suspend Jeremy Clarkson?

Jeremy Clarkson (presenter of Top Gear) was recently suspended by the BBC.

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March 02nd- March 16th 2015

UK Election 2015. Who will win?

Will we get another hung parliament? Will we see UKIP and/or the Greens winning seats? Suggested by a-true-ben

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February 15th- March 01st 2015

Are Video Games To Blame For Real Life Violence?

Suggested by SirJoseph

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February 01st- February 14th 2015

#Selfies And #SelfieSticks : Are You A Fan?

Suggested by 1st2thebar

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January 16th- January 31st 2015

Tablets or laptops, which do you prefer?

Suggested by catsholiday

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January 01st- January 15th 2015

Your Resolutions For 2015

What are your goals for 2015?

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December 16th- December 31st 2014

What are the best and worst gifts you've ever given and/or received for Xmas?

Suggested by ladyofflame

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December 01st- December 15th 2014

Discounters and Christmas Shopping

"How has the growth in discounters such as Aldi and Lidl changed the way you do your Christmas food shopping this year?" Suggested by misspurple7

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November 17th- November 30th 2014

Unemployed After 50

Are you doomed?

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October 31st- November 16th 2014

Is religion as popular as it used to be? How important is religion to you?

Suggested by CoffeeQueen68

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October 16st- October 30th 2014

Will online shopping kill off our high street?

Suggested by pj1991

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October 01st- October 15th 2014

Long Reviews vs Short Reviews

Which one do you think is more useful to the consumer and why? Suggested by Mistee-Dreamz

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September 16th- September 30th 2014

Has The Recent Success Of Ice Bucket Challenge Changed The Future Of Healthcare Fundraising?

Suggested by Icypink

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September 01st- September 15th 2014

5 Reasons To Vote YES or NO For An Independent Scotland

Cast your vote!

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August 17th- August 31st 2014

How Can We Improve Our Education System?

Share your opinion!

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August 01st- August 16th 2014

Which Are Your Five Favourite Cities In The UK?

Suggested by catsholiday

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July 16th- July 31st 2014

Should Parents Limit Their Kids Time Playing Video Games?

Suggested by Mistee-Dreamz

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July 01st- July 15th 2014

Summer Holidays: Best Memories and Places

Suggested by Icypink

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June 16th- June 30th 2014

Brazil 2014: What are your predictions?

Will England win?

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June 01st- June 15th 2014

Is UKIP now a major political force?

Suggested by 1st2thebar and a-true-ben

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May 16th- May 31st 2014

Do We Depend Too Much On The Smartphone?

Suggested by 1st2thebar

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May 01st- May 15th 2014

School Violence. How To Stop It?

Suggested by IzzyS

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April 16th- April 30th 2014

Best And Worst Excuses For Missing Work.

Time for some honesty...

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April 01st- April 15th 2014

5 improvements you would like to see on Ciao.

What are the improvements you would make if you were the Ciao admin? Your feedback is needed!

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March 18th- March 31st 2014

BBC 3 to be axed. Do you agree?

BBC Three will be axed from TV and content will only be able to be seen online as part of cost cutting. What do you think about it? Should TV license fees be reduced as well because of this step?
Suggested by Mistee-Dreamz

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March 03rd- March 17th 2014

Your top 5 favourite films of all time!

Time for Ciao's awards

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February 16th- March 02nd 2014

Should the Elgin Marbles be returned to Greece?

In light of George Clooney's statement, what is your opinion?

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February 01st- February 15th 2014

Immigrants Banned From Receiving Welfare For Two Years- Is this fair?

Suggested by 1st2thebar

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January 16th- January 31st 2014

Ciao Wishlist: 5 Products To Buy In 2014

What are the five products you are looking forward to in 2014?

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January 01st- January 15th 2014

Your Resolutions for 2014

Happy New Year everyone!

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