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VIDEO: 12 classic TV ads for Road Safety Week

We’re constantly being told to take more care on the roads, whether a driver or pedestrian - and those doing the telling have got pretty creative over the years

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Wetherspoon's charges customers different prices around the country

Wetherspoons sets vastly different prices across the UK

Despite working to the same menu and under the same chain, there is a huge disparity between the prices at different JD Wetherspoon pubs, a new analysis has revealed.

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Revealed: Britain’s favourite sitcom

Revealed: Britain’s favourite sitcom

Only Fools and Horses has been voted Britain’s best loved sitcom taking a staggering third of the votes, a survey has revealed.

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CHRISTMAS TERROR - Heavy police presence at Christmas markets with barriers and armed cops on the streets

This footage shows the “rings of steel” protecting Britain’s Christmas markets this year as security is bolstered amid fears of Berlin-style copycat terror attacks.

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Black Friday ‘deals’ not all they seem

Black Friday ‘deals’ not all they seem

Black Friday bargains may not be quite the money-saving deals that they appear to be, according to a leading consumer group.

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Lidl to take part in Black Friday for the first time

Lidl to take part in Black Friday for the first time

Lidl has announced that it will take part in Black Friday for the first time this year.

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Last date for sending a letter to Santa

What is the last date for sending a letter to Santa?

With Christmas fast approaching, Santa will be making a list and checking it twice.

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Beer competition

Competition opens for beer lovers to have their dream beer flavour made

A brewery has invited beer lovers to create their dream pint - by asking them to submit the most bizarre flavours they can think of.

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Greggs advent calendar with a difference

Mince pies, and sausage rolls - Greggs advent calendar with a difference

With chocolate advent calendars becoming the norm, a couple of dozen sample-size products are now the ideal way to get us in the Christmas spirit.

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New Barbie

Meet the new hijab wearing Barbie

Mattel has made history by unveiling its first ever hijab wearing Barbie doll inspired by the likeness of ground-breaking Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad.

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Lidl recalls snacks over allergy fears

Lidl is recalling three varieties of its Alesto Snacking Pockets because the labelling is not in English.

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What bugs motorists the most

Lane hoggers and tail-gaters bug motorists the most

Lane hoggers, tail-gaters and frequent lane-changers are among the most annoying bugbears for motorists, according to new research.

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Aldi recalls nuts - due to presence of nuts

Aldi has recalled its Clancy’s Barbecue Flavour Coated Peanuts because they contain cashew nuts, which are undeclared on the label.

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Britains progress in closing the gender pay gap has shuddered to a halt

Gender pay gap progress grinds to a halt and could take 100 years to close

Britain’s progress in closing the gender pay gap has shuddered to a halt and women could be waiting 100 years for equal pay.

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Protein supplement recalled due to allergy fears

A popular brand of protein supplement has been recalled by its manufacturer due to its containing possible allergens not mentioned on its label.

Health
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Lidl recall Drinking Chocolate Sticks due to allergy risk

Lidl is recalling four varieties of its Deluxe Drinking Chocolate Sticks as they contain various allergens such as nut, wheat, gluten soya and dairy products.

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Household bill figures

Brits will spend £686k on household bills in their lifetime

The average Brit will spend £686,000 on household bills over a lifetime, a study has found.

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New research on smoking

Two thirds of UK smokers have tried to quit in the last 12 months

Two thirds of UK smokers have tried to quit in the last 12 months, a study has found.

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Sugary lunchtime snacks revealed

Meal deals sold with same amount of sugar as 79 chocolate fingers

Shops are selling meal deals with quadruple the recommended daily amount of sugar - the same amount as 79 chocolate fingers, according to shock new research.

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Babies' dummies recalled

Boots recall babies’ dummies due to safety issue

Boots have recalled a range of their Baby Airflow Soothers, due to a potential safety issue having been identified with the products.
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