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Console Corner: ‘Tis the season to be jolly thanks to December downloads

‘Tis the season to be jolly...well it is if you have a Sony machine after a superb line-up of free games were released for December.

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Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

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Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Brits are turning up their noses at ‘trending’ veg people post in recipes on social media - with celery named as the most hated.

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Airport luggage. Photo: Genevieve Hayward

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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Creams, which has opened on North Street, Peterborough

Why life’s sweet for city centre dessert lovers

Peterborough’s newest dessert lounge Kaspas received a visit from the city’s deputy mayor as it marked its official opening.

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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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SPERGY MOVEMENT: Performance poet Callum Brazzo has packed 15 years of rhyme and rap into his new book, Movement, published by Spergy.org.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

BOOK REVIEW: Performance poetry that is more than just a load of old rap

Movement: Performance Poetry Written Down, by Callum Brazzo, Spergy Books, Out Now

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Cheque presentation to Holbeach and Fenland Gymnastics Club

Cash boost for Holbeach and Fenland Gymnastics Club

Members of Holbeach and Fenland Gymnastics Club received a cheque from Welland Lodge of Freemasons.

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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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Denise Crowley, Yvonne Bingham and Charlotte Bingham with their first customers at the opening day last July. (SG040715-103TW)

Long Sutton’s Ark Kidz is open to grown-ups too

It may be called Ark Kidz, but owners of the messy play and craft centre in Long Sutton, are keen to spread the word that grown-ups can have just as much fun there too.

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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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Fire crews. Photo: Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service

March restaurant evacuated after fire

A fire chief has praised the quick actions of staff after a March restaurant was evacuated following a grill fire.

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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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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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