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UK could enjoy up to eight more heatwaves this summer, say forecasters

UK could enjoy up to eight more heatwaves this summer, say forecasters

The UK could be set for between five and eight more spells of very warm weather over the next few months, according to meteorologists. Temperatures are expected to hit at least 24 degrees celsius during each heatwave, and could climb as high as 31 degrees in July and August. Across the board, maximum temperatures should […]

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Major supermarket will now reward you for using your own plastic tubs

Major supermarket will now reward you for using your own plastic tubs

Morrisons looks set to reward environmentally conscious customers by offering loyalty points to shoppers who bring their own plastic containers to the fresh meat and fish counters. Read more: 10 money-saving tips and tricks for the weekly shop The new policy will give customers who bring their own reusable containers 100 loyalty card points – […]

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Don’t fall for this email scam as 300 cases reported in two days

Don’t fall for this email scam as 300 cases reported in two days

Scammers are targeting inboxes with fake WannaCry emails that demand a Bitcoin payment from victims in return for saving files. Read more: Students need to look out for this rental scam that could cost them thousands The UK’s national fraud and cyber crime fighting centre, Action Fraud, has now reportedly received almost 300 cases of […]

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Britain faces halloumi shortage as Cypriot farmers struggle to meet demand

Britain faces halloumi shortage as Cypriot farmers struggle to meet demand

It has become a must have delicacy for cheese loving Britons but the country’s love of halloumi looks set to come under strain as Cypriot farmers struggle to meet the ongoing demand. Read more: Beer crisis – why your local pubs could soon run dry With Brits consuming more halloumi than any other country outside […]

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How your tweets could be used as evidence against you in court

How your tweets could be used as evidence against you in court

Nicola Antoniou, University of East London and Eleanor Scarlett, University of East London As we increasingly use social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and WhatsApp to communicate with each other, many of us are unaware of the ways in which our posts might later resurface – and get us into trouble with the […]

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Why chemical found in toothpaste and soap could be fuelling a health crisis

Why chemical found in toothpaste and soap could be fuelling a health crisis

Deadly antibiotic resistance is being fueled by a controversial chemical used in toothpaste to stave off gum disease, according to new research. Triclosan is used in more than 2,000 products – from toiletries and cosmetics to detergents, toys and surgical cleaning treatments. It combats bacterial contamination but in recent years has been linked to cancer, […]

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Quiz: name all the 22 one-time World Cup teams in 5 minutes

Quiz: name all the 22 one-time World Cup teams in 5 minutes

For many countries, qualifying for a World Cup finals is one of the biggest achievements their national team can experience. But of all the teams that have ever managed to find themselves in a World Cup finals, 22 of them have only had the pleasure once. Can you name those teams, in just five minutes?

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Melania Trump faces online backlash over her controversial jacket

Melania Trump faces online backlash over her controversial jacket

American First Lady Melania Trump has received criticism for the jacket she wore to visit a migrant child detention centre in Texas. The green parka-style coat (sold by high street retailer, Zara) has prominent graffiti writing on the back that reads, ‘I really don’t care. Do u?” A mistake or a message? Many considered the […]

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Revealed: the UK’s fastest growing city centres

Revealed: the UK’s fastest growing city centres

Quiet suburbs may have been the most sought-after locations for a home a generation ago, but now city centre living has taken precedence and is among the most desirable areas of the country to live. Once devoid of much to do and known as hotspots for crime, UK city centres have since evolved into more […]

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When should couples have the ‘money talk’?

When should couples have the ‘money talk’?

Money can be a difficult subject to broach, particularly when it comes to relationships. The matter of sharing of money as a couple, and knowing who earns what, may be a tricky discussion to navigate, but is there a perfect time to bring it up? The ‘money talk’ Research has found that one in 12 […]

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