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What happened this day in history - May 24

1726 - The first circulating library opened in Edinburgh.

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What happened this day in history - May 17

What happened this day in history

1536 - Archbishop Cranmer declared Henry VIII’s marriage to Anne Boleyn invalid.

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How to beat cravings

Psychologist offers cheats for everyday cravings like cheese and sugar

A leading food psychologist has revealed ways to beat our favourite cravings like salt, cheese and coffee - with a series of healthy substitutes.

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What happened on this day in history - May 10

1655 - England, with troops under the command of Admiral William Penn and General Robert Venables, annexed Jamaica from Spain.

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What happened on this day in history

1654 - The first toll bridge went into operation, in Masachusetts. There was a charge for animals, but not for humans.

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McDonald’s will roll out its new UK home delivery service this summer

Hold onto your hats fast food lovers - you will soon to be able to have your Big Mac and McFlurry delivered straight to your front door.

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What happened this day in history - April 26

1564 - Playwright William Shakespeare was baptised in Stratford-upon-Avon.

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What happened this day in history - April 19

1587 - Sir Frances Drake sailed into the Spanish port of Cadiz and sank the Spanish fleet.

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Owners pay £3,500 for their new pet

Owners pay £3,500 for their new pet

Pet owners stump up almost £3,500 in the first year of owning their animal, a survey has found.

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Irish coffee dessert

RECIPE: Irish coffee dessert

We Brits were once regarded as a nation of shopkeepers and tea-drinkers, but our growing love of coffee is changing all this, writes James Waller-Davies.

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The lifetime of a homeowner - including moving out at 21 and spending £26 on redecorating

The lifetime of a homeowner - including moving out at 21 and spending £26 on redecorating

The average UK homeowner moves out of their parent’s at 21, lives in seven houses and spends £26,295 on redecorating over their lifetime, according to new research.

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What happened this day in history - April 12

627 – King Edwin of Northumbria was converted to Christianity by Paulinus, Bishop of York.

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Gino escapes to Grimsby venue

Following his successful fourth series of Gino’s Italian Escapes on ITV, Gino D’Acampo is taking his passion for cookery on the road.

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Brits need a break just 29 days after getting home

Brits need a break just 29 days after getting home

The average Brit feels like they need a holiday just 29 days after returning from their last one, a study has found.

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What happened this day in history - April 5

1614 - In Virginia, Native American Pocahontas married English colonist John Rolfe.

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Holidaymaking Brits spend £144M replacing forgotten items

Holidaymaking Brits spend £144M replacing forgotten items

British sun-seekers spend a staggering £144 million each year replacing their items they have forgotten to pack for their holidays.

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What happened this day in history - March 29

1461 - Edward of York defeated Queen Margaret to become King Edward IV of England

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What happened this day in history

1774 - ‘Baa Baa Black Sheep’ was published for the first time.

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Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

The average Brit spends over £1,000 on new clothes every year, shops for new gear every two months - but leaves a third of it hanging in the wardrobe, according to new research.

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Beef, Guinness and oyster pie

RECIPE: Pies are a thing of real beauty

It was British Pie Week last week. I’ve mentioned before in this column that a good British pie is a thing of true culinary beauty and one of our classic dishes. Every week should have a pie in it.

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