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Clothes, tech and dentures - some of the items lost at UK airports

Lost clothes and glasses mingle with more unusual items in the lost property boxes at the UK’s airports.

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Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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Hatchimals are one of this Christmas' must-have toys

From Silly Sausage to the Hatchimal: meet the toys that will drive Britons to spend £1.1bn before Christmas

As she expertly navigated her hot pink Barbie hoverboard drone through a 360 degree turn, Summer gave some serious thought to why girls might be interested in ownership of a remote-controlled “boy toy”.

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Take care this Bonfire Night

Stay safe this Bonfire Night

Whether you’re going to an organised fireworks display or staying at home this bonfire night, Leicestershire Police is encouraging you to ‘Celebrate Safely’.

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Nick Hamilton with Carol Klein, guests and garden visitors at the opening of Barnsdale Gardens' new Winter Border, earlier this year.
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Tourism award for Barnsdale Gardens after secret inspection by Visit England

Barnsdale Gardens has yet again been recognised as a Rutland trailblazer, receiving a Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance accolade from Visit England for the 12th time.

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The Olive Branch at Clipsham

Rutland is awash with pubs loved by Michelin

Michelin inspectors just love Rutland it would seem with half a dozen hostelries making the the organisation’s Eating Out In Pubs Guide for 2017.

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Six of the best pumpkin ideas and how to make them

Six of the best pumpkin ideas and how to make them

Halloween is fast approaching so to save you panicking about your pumpkin, we’ve pulled together six popular designs and guides on how to do them.

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Study reveals the keys to a perfect marriage proposal

Study reveals the keys to a perfect marriage proposal

The average woman expects her wedding proposal to take place at a landmark in her home city with a dazzling ring costing £1,013, according to new research.

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How to make the most out of your plummeting pound

How to make the most out of your plummeting pound

The plunging value of the pound can make it disheartening to think about how little bang you may get for your well-earned buck in the aftermath of Brexit.

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Jim Trevor and son James.

Restaurant boss Jim’s £10,000 charity trek

Ever wanted to lose two stone in a matter of weeks, eating and drinking absolutely anything that takes your fancy? Well it’s not only possible; it’s exactly what local business owner Jim Trevor did this summer.

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Some people genetically programmed to crave fatty foods over sugary snacks

Some people ‘genetically programmed’ to crave fatty foods over sugary snacks

You really are what you eat, according to scientists, who have discovered the gene that determines if you like chicken korma or Eton mess.

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Peterborough restaurant recognised in Michelin Guide after less than six months

Despite only opening in April, city centre fine dining restaurant Prévost has made it into the Michelin Guide for 2017, which was published today.

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B&Q recall

B&Q issues recall over injury risk

DIY chain B&Q has issued a recall after it emerged that one of its products could pose an injury risk to users.

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Listening to loud music on personal devices could be leading to an epidemic of deafness among young people, a study shows.

Headphones causing hidden hearing loss ‘epidemic’

Listening to loud music on personal devices could be leading to an epidemic of deafness among young people, a study shows.

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Awards for Oakham allotment holders

The hard work put in by allotment holders in Oakham was recognised during a presentation evening.

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Time to change your password?

Revealed: the 25 worst online passwords

Hacking and data breaches are, sadly, an everyday fact of life in the 21st century but some people really aren’t helping matters by using simple, easy-to-break passwords.

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Some of the vegetable entries

Ketton Horticultural Society’s annual show is hailed as a success

Ketton Horticultural Society’s annual show on Sunday once again proved to be a great success, although some sections were down on numbers.

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Owners of The Olive Branch at Clipsham Ben Jones and Sean Hope PHOTO: Supplied EMN-160122-114831001

Rutland pub is crowned county’s best

The Olive Branch in Clipsham, Rutland has been named Leicestershire and Rutland Dining Pub of the Year in the Good Pub Guide 2017.

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Remember when children used to play outdoors?

10 best outdoor games we used to play that our kids have never heard of

Kids of the 70s, 80s and 90s will remember them well with a nostalgic tear in their eye but here are 10 great outdoor games we used to play that our children have probably never heard of.

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