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North of England and Scotland to be hit by heavy snow and freezing rain this weekend, as Met Office issues yellow warning

North of England and Scotland to be hit by heavy snow and freezing rain this weekend, as Met Office issues yellow warning

The Met Office has issued a yellow snow and ice warning for large parts of Scotland and the North of England, with wintry conditions set to blast the country this weekend. According to the national weather service heavy snow and blizzards could develop across northern parts of the UK with freezing rain also a possibility […]

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Theresa May survives confidence vote – but 60% of readers want her to go

Theresa May survives confidence vote – but 60% of readers want her to go

Theresa May survived a confidence vote by Tory MPs last night, although her future as Prime Minister remains uncertain. She now goes to Brussels to address EU leaders at the two-day European Council after seeing off rebels in her own party, winning by 200 votes to 117 in a secret ballot. However, in an online […]

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New mum ‘bleeds to death after getting lost in hospital’

New mum ‘bleeds to death after getting lost in hospital’

Reporting by Andy Shipley A new mum is feared to have bled to death in a hospital stairwell after getting lost on her way back to a ward from seeing her premature baby son. Police and hospital staff launched a frantic search for Amanda Cox and appealed for public help after the 34-year-old was reported […]

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Warning issued as teenager dies after being electrocuted while using iPhone in bath

Warning issued as teenager dies after being electrocuted while using iPhone in bath

Members of the public are being warned to be careful with their mobile phones around water, after a 15 year old girl has died after being electrocuted while using her iPhone in the bath. Russian teen Irina Rybnikova was said to be messaging friends from the bath, while her phone was charging. A tragic incident […]

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Vets warn that a £1 cleaning product popularised by Instagrammer is dangerous to animals

Vets warn that a £1 cleaning product popularised by Instagrammer is dangerous to animals

A vet has issued a warning to pet owners over popular budget cleaning product, Zoflora. Vets 4 Pets in Hull have revealed that a “very poorly” cat was left with extreme burns and swelling after coming into contact with the disinfectant. Social media influencer Mrs Hinch (real name, Sophie Hinchcliffe) champions several cleaning brands, including […]

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Here’s how you can see the brightest comet of the year tonight

Here’s how you can see the brightest comet of the year tonight

Star gazers have the unique opportunity to catch a glimpse of the brightest comet of the year tonight (12 Dec) as it shoots past Earth. Comet 46P/Wirtanen is expected to reach peak brightness this evening, at the same time the Geminids meteor shower peaks, presenting a rare chance to to see both. How bright will […]

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Christmas-mad office worker creates Britain’s most festive desk

Christmas-mad office worker creates Britain’s most festive desk

A Christmas-mad office worker has turned his desk into Britain’s most festive workspace – transforming into a snow-covered castle complete with ‘smoking’ chimney. For the third year running, engineer Jack Makepeace has created a merry masterpiece of his workspace so he can celebrate Christmas while on the job. What started as a competition amongst colleagues […]

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These are the best places in the UK to see 2018’s brightest meteor shower – and when it’s peaking

These are the best places in the UK to see 2018’s brightest meteor shower – and when it’s peaking

by Joanna Whitehead Tomorrow (13 Dec) marks the start of 2018’s brightest and best meteor shower – the Geminids. While this celestial event is a regular highlight of the meteor year, occurring every December, 2018’s shower is poised to be particularly special. The rising of a new moon just a few days prior to the shower’s […]

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Brexit poll: should Theresa May go, who should replace her, and what should happen next?

Brexit poll: should Theresa May go, who should replace her, and what should happen next?

Theresa May faces a leadership challenge from Tory MPs after the threshold of 48 letters of no confidence was reached. But what should happen next, how would a leadership contest work, and what does all this mean for Brexit? What happens in the no confidence vote? Sir Graham Brady, chairman of the Conservative backbench 1922 […]

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Cadbury’s Ultimate Selection Box costs £50 – but here’s what the individual chocolates are worth

Cadbury’s Ultimate Selection Box costs £50 – but here’s what the individual chocolates are worth

Cadbury have released what they describe as “probably the World’s biggest selection box”, but customers have been quick to criticise the eye-watering price of the product. The Cadbury Ultimate Selection Box contains 26 different chocolate bars and weighs in at 2.1kg and measures in at 75cm by 48cm. The brand’s most popular chocolate bars all […]

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