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Sir David Attenborough is the nation’s dream Prime Minister – who would you choose?

Sir David Attenborough is the nation’s dream Prime Minister – who would you choose?

Sir David Attenborough has been named the nation’s dream Prime Minister. A poll of 2,000 adults has revealed who they would really like to see running the country. The popular naturalist beat close rivals Stephen Fry and Richard Branson to be named the person who should have moved into 10 Downing Street. Attenborough’s calming tones, […]

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Full list of HMV stores closing down – and the ones that have been saved

Full list of HMV stores closing down – and the ones that have been saved

Music retailer HMV has announced that it will be closing some of their stores across the UK. Closing down signs have appeared in many of its stores, which are also advertising ‘everything must go’ sales. HMV closing down The music retailer, which was saved last year after it fell into administration, has stated that the […]

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You could get paid £17k to be a ‘professional hen party tester’ – here’s how to apply

You could get paid £17k to be a ‘professional hen party tester’ – here’s how to apply

Powering through a nine-to-five day is the working life many people are used to, and the daily grind can naturally take its toll from time to time. If you’re fed up with your current routine and have been mulling over a career change, a unique opportunity is up for grabs that is world away from […]

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1,300 cases of bladder cancer caused by a chemical found in drinking water – what you need to know

1,300 cases of bladder cancer caused by a chemical found in drinking water – what you need to know

A new study has revealed that 9.2 per cent of bladder cancer cases in the UK are caused by a chemical found in tap water. The UK is one of nine countries in the EU that was found to exceed the ‘safe limit’ of the chemical. What is the chemical? The chemical is known as […]

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This is when Ramadan will start and end in 2020 – and when Eid al-Fitr will fall

This is when Ramadan will start and end in 2020 – and when Eid al-Fitr will fall

With New Year celebrations now behind us, many will be preparing for the next big milestone event on the calendar – and for Muslims in the UK, that includes Ramadan. The holy month of Ramadan is a period of fasting observed by Muslim adults, and it comes just ahead of the Eid al-Fitr, the first […]

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This is how to find out if you have savings in a forgotten Child Trust fund – and how to recover them if you do

This is how to find out if you have savings in a forgotten Child Trust fund – and how to recover them if you do

Did you put money away for your child in a fund years ago and have only just remembered about it? If so, thousands of children’s forgotten savings are set to be moved into Isa accounts automatically, in order to stop them from losing any tax-free benefits. Forgotten Child Trust Funds According to OneFamily, around six […]

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Here’s when Blue Monday falls in 2020 – and why it’s ‘the most depressing day of the year’

Here’s when Blue Monday falls in 2020 – and why it’s ‘the most depressing day of the year’

Blue Monday, allegedly the most depressing day of the year, falls this month. As well as being the name of one of New Order’s biggest hits from the 1980s, Blue Monday has become known as the single most depressing day of the year. But is it really? Here is everything you need to know about […]

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TV cameras to be allowed in high profile court cases in England and Wales

TV cameras to be allowed in high profile court cases in England and Wales

TV cameras may one day be allowed to film in Crown Courts in England and Wales. Currently, filming is not permitted, with the concern being that televising trials could deter victims, witnesses and jurors from taking part. But draft legislation for filming is being laid down in Parliament, and the Crown Court (Recording and Broadcasting) […]

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ASK Italian fined £40k for misleading customers with fake ‘luxury lobster’

ASK Italian fined £40k for misleading customers with fake ‘luxury lobster’

ASK Italian has been fined £40,000 for misleading customers by selling a ‘luxury lobster’ dish that had been artificially flavoured. The restaurant chain’s lobster and king prawn dish was found to be largely made up of artificially flavoured white fish. Only 35% lobster Trading Standards discovered that the most expensive dish on the menu at […]

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Landlords could face £30k fines if electrics are unsafe in rented homes

Landlords could face £30k fines if electrics are unsafe in rented homes

New Government regulations introduced this week will see landlords face fines of up to £30,000 if they fail to carry out electrical safety checks. They will come into force for new tenancies from July 1, 2020 and will affect existing tenancies from April 1, 2021. The new rules stipulate that landlords in the private rented […]

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