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Tested: The best premium Easter eggs

Tested: The best premium Easter eggs

Looking to get something a little bit special this Easter? We put premium Easter eggs from six of the major supermarkets to the test to determine which one is the best. Morrisons Hand Decorated Belgian Dark Chocolate Easter Egg 200g, £4.00 Presentation: 3 | Taste: 3 | Thickness: 3 | Roll-ability: 5 | Overall score: […]

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Prime Minister wants a fair and level playing field for the local press

Prime Minister wants a fair and level playing field for the local press

A Government review designed to protect the future of local newspapers may include the creation of a new category to describe the role of Facebook and Google in handling and promoting stories, Prime Minister Theresa May has suggested. Speaking to members of the Johnston Press editorial board, which oversees this newspaper, Mrs May said the […]

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World’s first VR football game set for release this month

World’s first VR football game set for release this month

Video games have long let you step into the shoes of your favourite footballers with the likes of FIFA and Pro Evolution Soccer. Figuratively speaking, at least. But Virtual Reality Football Club – or VRFC – allows you to get even closer to the action as you don a VR headset and partake in a […]

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Now you can learn about ancient history through Assassin’s Creed

Now you can learn about ancient history through Assassin’s Creed

Video game series Assassin’s Creed has always had one foot in the past, tasking players with living out the lives of adventurers in a number of famous historical eras. And now it’s proving to be a valuable tool for learning. The latest game in the series – Assassin’s Creed: Origins – is set in a […]

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‘2017 was a BAD  YEAR TO BE BRAVE’

‘2017 was a BAD YEAR TO BE BRAVE’

by Kate Allen, Director of Amnesty International UK   Last year was a bad year to be brave. At Amnesty we know of 281 people around the world who were killed for standing up for what they believed in, but this figure is likely to be just the tip of the iceberg. From Heather Heyer who […]

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Brit Awards 2018: everything you need to know about this year’s show

Brit Awards 2018: everything you need to know about this year’s show

This week sees the 38th edition of the annual Brit Awards, celebrating the great and good of pop music from Britain and around the world. How can you watch the show? And who will be going home with one of the famous statuettes? The Brits are the annual pop music awards of the British Phonographic […]

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Homeland starts strongly – but will no-one ever believe Carrie?

Homeland starts strongly – but will no-one ever believe Carrie?

* Contains spoilers for Homeland season seven, episode one * You’d think people would have started believing Carrie Mathison by now. Over the previous six seasons of Homeland she’s identified an al-Qaeda agent (even if she did eventually fall for him), thwarted major terrorist attacks, and saved the life of the President of the United […]

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Disney fans rejoice as Primark launches Alice in Wonderland collection

Disney fans rejoice as Primark launches Alice in Wonderland collection

Good news for Disney fans: Primark has launched a new Alice in Wonderland inspired accessory collection featuring everything from potion bottles to the White Rabbit. The budget high street retailer took to Instagram to announce the new collection. The collection includes a range of purses featuring the White Rabbit, Cheshire Cat and March Hare, as […]

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Troy: Fall of a City is a brooding but bloodless BBC epic

Troy: Fall of a City is a brooding but bloodless BBC epic

Hot on the heels of Sky’s own fantasy/history mash-up Britannia, which managed to turn the Roman conquest of Britain into a barmy psychedelic adventure, the BBC have drawn on Homer’s Iliad and the world of Greek myth for their own attempt at Game of Thrones style spectacle, starting this weekend. The good news is that Troy: […]

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Scottish council will be first to provide school meals 365 days of the year

Scottish council will be first to provide school meals 365 days of the year

North Lanarkshire Council has announced plans to provide school children from low-income families with school meals for 365 days of the year. The “Food 365” programme aims to tackle “holiday hunger” suffered by children during school holidays. Currently the council provides food to children from poor backgrounds for 190 days of the year – the […]

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