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England house prices: how the cost of property has changed where you live

England house prices: how the cost of property has changed where you live

England saw average house prices increase annually by 3.6% to reach £243,339, according to data from the Office for National Statistics. By comparison, the average UK house price reached £226,071, an increase of 5.1% annually. The area showing the largest annual growth in England was Cambridge, where house prices increased by 16.4% to reach £461,890 […]

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Working Class White Men part two reveals moving stories of fatherhood and family

In part one of provocative Channel 4 documentary Working Class White Men, presenter Professor Green tackled poverty, anxiety and the far-right. With this concluding second episode however, the focus is turned towards fatherhood and families, with genuinely touching results. Crucially, there is a greater emphasis on the reasons behind the issues facing working class white […]

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Britain’s favourite dog breed to be revealed

Few countries are as besotted with dogs as Great Britain, with 24 percent of the country owning the mischief makers. And tonight the country’s favourite breed is set to be revealed on ITV’s 100 favourite dogs: Top 100. The result comes after 10,000 dog lovers were asked for their favourite breed of mutt. Will the […]

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‘Smishing’ scam sends fake NatWest messages

Action Fraud is warning people not to be duped by fake text messages claiming to be from NatWest after the cyber-crime reporting centre received new reports of text message fraud. This sort of scam, which is known as ‘smishing’, sees the scammer using specialist software which alters the sender ID on the message to send […]

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Nick Park on Early Man – and the inspiration behind Wallace and Gromit

Interview by Matthew Turner “We’ve often thought, just how long have we got in stop-frame? But it seems to have carried on, from strength to strength.” Best known as the creator of Wallace and Gromit and Shaun the Sheep, British animator Nick Park is still delighting audiences with his painstakingly created stop-motion crowd-pleasers. His new […]

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Ryanair have changed their hand luggage rules – here’s everything you need to know

Budget airline Ryanair is changing its hand luggage policy to encourage passengers to check bags into the hold. From yesterday (Monday 15 January), only travellers who have paid for priority boarding, Plus, Flexi Plus and Family Plus tickets will be permitted to take two bags into the cabin free of charge: one large (55cm x […]

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John Lewis recalls doll due to choking fears

The John Lewis department store is recalling a range of children’s dolls due to fears they could choke a child. The firm has issued a warning that the ‘My First Doll‘ products have eyes which could become detached from the toy and be swallowed by a youngster. The recalled products are: 785 00120 / 785 […]

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Tesco revamps Clubcard scheme – and some vouchers will be worth less

Tesco revamps Clubcard scheme – and some vouchers will be worth less

https://inews.co.uk/inews-lifestyle/money/tesco-devalues-clubcard-vouchers-in-rewards-scheme-revamp/”>version of this story was originally published on inews.co.uk

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Ta’booze’ – alcohol and drug addiction in the workplace

Suzannah Robin, an alcohol and drug safety expert at AlcoDigital, explains what to do if an employee tests positive for alcohol or drugs, and discusses how to identify and support individuals who are struggling with addiction. As businesses in the UK become more aware of the impact that alcohol and drugs have on safety and […]

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Girls who start their periods before the age of 12 ‘at greater risk of stroke in later life’

Girls who enter puberty before the age of 12 are much more likely to suffer from heart disease or a have a stroke in later life, warns new research. The study also showed that girls who start their periods early are also more likely to enter the menopause early, as well as suffer pregnancy complications, […]

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