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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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A new Dawn for the action RPG genre

Console Corner: Horizon Zero Dawn review

New Dawn for the action RPG.

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What happened this day in history

44BC - Roman emperor Julius Caesar was assassinated by senators who conspired against him.

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New look for store after refurbishment

A re-opening event will be held at a garage and convenience store at Bilsby, near Alford, this Saturday, March 11.

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What happened this day in history

1702 - Queen Anne came to the throne after William III died in a riding accident.

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Mutton chops

RECIPE: Mutton chops with mint and capers

When was the last time you ate mutton? Saw mutton even? Mutton has become the ‘chicken and egg’ meat. It’s not in the butchers, so you can’t ask for it – and if you don’t ask for it, your butcher isn’t going to stock it.

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Brits tuck into 100 million takeaways and ready meals every week

Brits tuck into 100 million takeaways and ready meals every week

At least 79 million ready meals and 22 million takeaways and fast-food and meals are eaten weekly by adults in the UK, according to a new report.

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There  was a national shortage of the  sausages due to their popularity earlier this year.

Dieters furious after Slimming World Porky Whites sausages revealed to be 800% worse than first claimed

Dieters have been angered after low fat sausages they were pigging out were recategorised by Slimming World - as 800 percent worse than initially thought.

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What happened on this day in history

1912 - Suffragettes started a window-smashing campaign in the West End of London.

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Make perfect pancakes this pancake day

Make the perfect pancake this Shrove Tuesday

Enjoy ‘flipping good’ pancakes with this handy how-to from the Central England Co-operative

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The new Nokia 3310. Photo: PA

Iconic Nokia 3310 officially relaunched: Everything you need to know

Nokia has relaunched its classic 3310 mobile phone as the tech firm revealed a new line-up in an attempted revamp of the company.

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Do you know someone who drinks more than 7 pints a week?

Men who sup more than seven pints of beer a week for several years ‘raise heart disease risk’

Men who drink more than a pint of beer a day over several years may increase their risk of heart disease by prematurely ageing their arteries, new research suggests.

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What happened this day in history

1797 – The last Invasion of Britain, by Revolutionary France, began near Fishguard, Wales.

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Roast monkfish with Puy lentils

RECIPE: Roast monkfish with Puy lentils

There’s no two ways about it, the monkfish, otherwise known as the frogfish, goosefish or sea devil, is one ugly fish, writes James Waller-Davies.

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What happened this day (February 15) in history

1214 - John, King of England, landed an invasion force at La Rochelle in France.

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Actor Ralf Little celebrates his 37th birthday this week

What happened this week in history

In 1587, Mary, Queen of Scots was beheaded at Fotheringhay, after being found guilty of plotting to assassinate her cousin, Elizabeth I.

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Spinach pasta

RECIPE: It’s tasty food on a budget

Food is getting more expensive. The latest rise in inflation published recently cited an increase in the cost of food as one of the main underlying reasons, writes James Waller-Davies.

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Binbrook club heads to snowdrops

Snowdrops are beginning to show their heads and later this month, Binbrook Gardening Club will be hoping local people will see their display.

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