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RECIPE: Rabbit dish is fresh and zingy

In 1936, my grandmother’s School Certificate examination in Domestic Science involved the skinning, butchering and cooking of a rabbit. No one ran screaming from the exam kitchen and a couple of nips, tugs and cuts, and the rabbits were swiftly turned from animal to meat, writes James Waller-Davies.

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Blow away the cobwebs with the Three Peaks Challenge for charity

Blow away the cobwebs with the Three Peaks Challenge for charity

Meningitis Now, the country’s biggest meningitis charity, is looking for outdoor enthusiasts to join it for its Three Peaks Challenge in June, raising funds to fight back against the killer disease.

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Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

The latest photo editing app to go viral, Meitu, has sparked serious security and privacy concerns as Android users are allegedly giving away huge amounts of information to the Chinese tech company in order to download the selfie taking app.

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Wetherspoons and Prezzo branded ‘bottom feeders’ over seafood sustainability

Wetherspoons and Prezzo branded ‘bottom feeders’ over seafood sustainability

Prezzo and Itsu restaurants plus pub chain Wetherspoons came bottom in a survey of sustainable seafood on offer at High Street eateries.

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David Bellamy opening Sir Joseph Banks Park at Jenny's Wood, Wyberton. EMN-171001-142212001

What happened this week in history

In 1485 - Henry VII married Elizabeth, the eldest daughter of Edward IV, uniting the Houses of Lancaster and York.

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Hacker using laptop

From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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Lost railways topic for Horncastle society’s meeting

Horncastle History and Heritage Society will welcome retired broadcaster, film producer and railway historian Mike Fowler to their first meeting of 2017.

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1569: Tickets for Englands first state lottery were sold at St Pauls. EMN-170901-095008001

What happened this week in history

In 1569, England’s first state lottery was held. Tickets were obtainable from the West Door of London’s St Paul’s Cathedral.

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Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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Brisket.

RECIPE: Take time for perfect brisket

There’s a historical and linguistic hierarchy to the meat on your plate, writes James Waller-Davies.

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Chef and author Rick Stein celebrates his 70th birthday this week EMN-161227-104922001

What happened this week in history

In 1762, Great Britain entered the Seven Years’ War against Spain and Naples.

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Our look at the top five most anticipated games of 2017

Console Corner: Top 10 games for 2017: Part 2

Part two of our look at the top 10 most anticipated games of 2017 as we count down to number one.

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Dame Maggie Smith (left) at The Music in Country Churches Concert, St Mary's Church Old Hunstanton EMN-161223-061504001

What happened this week in history

In 1065, Westminster Abbey was consecrated under Edward the Confessor.

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Drivers back blanket ban on mobiles

Drivers back blanket ban on mobiles

Two-thirds of motorists think the Government should introduce technology to disabled mobile phones in cars, according to new research.

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Lazy internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

‘Lazy’ internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

Millions of lazy Brits are losing a fortune on broadband bills - because they can’t be bothered to switch providers, a new report reveals.

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This popular image of Snow White was created by Walt Disney in 1937. EMN-161219-130651001

What happened this week in history

In 1620, the Pilgrim Fathers landed at Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts, aboard the Mayflower.

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Morrisons supermarkets across the UK will be giving away 200,000 wonky carrots in an effort to support the Christmas tradition of leaving out refreshments for Father Christmas and his trusty reindeers on Christmas Eve.

Morrisons to give away ‘wonky’ carrots for families to feed reindeer

Morrisons supermarkets across the UK will be giving away 200,000 wonky carrots in an effort to support the Christmas tradition of leaving out refreshments for Father Christmas and his trusty reindeers on Christmas Eve, as research shows that the UK spends £13m feedings Santa and his reindeer each year.

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Actress and comedian Miranda Hart celebrates her 43rd birthday this week

What happened this week in history

In 1542, Mary acceded to the throne of Scotland, becoming its first Queen.

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Community rallies to support families left homeless by hotel blaze in Ingoldmells

The community is rallying to help the five families left homeless by a fire that ripped through an Ingoldmells hotel yesterday afternoon (Friday).

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Tis the season to be jolly thanks to December downloads

Console Corner: ‘Tis the season to be jolly thanks to December downloads

‘Tis the season to be jolly...well it is if you have a Sony machine after a superb line-up of free games were released for December.

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