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35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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Jan Von Draczek of Korvin Developments outside The Bull Hotel, Long Sutton.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG281014-303TW. ANL-141028-115745001

Derelict Long Sutton hotel could pass into new hands as talks start

A new owner could be on the cards for a derelict hotel in Long Sutton where a fire was started deliberately just a week ago.

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West Norfolk borough mayor David Whitby cuts the ribbon at King's Lynn's new Travelodge at its official opening. ANL-170113-153145001

King’s Lynn Travelodge is a home from home for director

Today, one of the UK’s leading budget hotel chains, Travelodge officially opened its first hotel in Lynn.

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The A47/A1 junction near Wansford, Peterborough. Photo: Paul Franks/Peterborough Telegraph

Multi-million pound plans unveiled to dual A47 at Wansford and improve Guyhirn junction

Plans to turn the A47 between the A1 at Wansford and Sutton to the west of Peterborough into a dual carriageway and improve the A47 Guyhirn junction have been unveiled today.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Whether it’s a quick coffee or chipping in for a colleague’s birthday present, office workers can expect to spend over £40,000 in a lifetime on workplace costs.

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Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

Parents are being urged to stop using a range of cots and children’s beds IMMEDIATELY - which are being linked to the sudden death of a newborn baby.

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The man said Tesco should ban customers who go shopping in their nightwear.

Shopper asks Tesco to ban customers in pyjamas and dressing gowns

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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Government warns poultry owners to keep their birds separate from wild animals: PHOTO: Niall Carson/PA Wire ENVIRONMENT_BirdFlu_121224.JPG

Avian flu Prevention Zone extended after case found on Lincolnshire farm

The Chief Veterinary Officer has extended a Prevention Zone to help protect poultry from avian flu.

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Flying Scotsman at Peterborough Station EMN-160225-170208009

Famous Flying Scotsman to return to Peterborough, Stamford and Melton in 2017

The world-famous steam engine The Flying Scotsman will return to our region this year, stopping at Peterborough, Stamford and Melton.

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Andrew and Sylvia Pike cut the anniversary cake.

Wisbech firm celebrates 125 years in business

A Wisbech firm is celebrating as it toasts an impressive 125 years in business.

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Sue Hall and Kate Tibbs, of Short Back and Sides, pictured with their Christmas window award. FiydF594R_r35yR55Pvq

A recycled Christmas in March

Recycled Christmas decorations proved to be a cut above when they helped a hairdressing salon win this year’s best-dressed Christmas window competition, run by March Town Council.

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Len Priestley retires for the second time

Len looks forward to retirement – again!

A Fenland businessman is retiring for the second and final time after handing over his minibus keys.

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Lazy internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

‘Lazy’ internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

Millions of lazy Brits are losing a fortune on broadband bills - because they can’t be bothered to switch providers, a new report reveals.

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Co-op issues nationwide recall of chocolate Santas after tampering incidents in Suffolk

Co-op issues nationwide recall of chocolate Santas after tampering incidents in Suffolk

The Co-op has announced a nationwide recall of 165,000 hollow milk chocolate Santa figures after two alleged tampering incidents.

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WARNING GRAPHIC FOOTAGE: Animal welfare campaigners reveal covert footage purporting to show shocking conditions inside Cambridgeshire and Norfolk poultry farms

WARNING GRAPHIC FOOTAGE: Animal welfare campaigners reveal covert footage purporting to show shocking conditions inside Cambridgeshire and Norfolk poultry farms

Video footage has been released showing what animal welfare campaigners say are the shocking conditions inside two poultry farms which supply Marks and Spencers.

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The Top TV of 2016

Top 40 highest rated TV shows of 2016

As Gogglebox would say, we’ve watched some great TV over the course of 2016.

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Post Office makes robust contingency vow

Post Office vows minimal disruption for public this Christmas

The Post Office is confident it will be Christmas as usual as strikes called for the 19th and 20th December will be met with robust contingency plans to minimise any festive disruption.

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