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Just a fortnight left to use up paper tenners

Just a fortnight left to use up paper tenners

Paper £10 notes will cease to be legal tender in under a fortnight. The Bank of England tenners – featuring Charles Darwin – will expire at midnight on March 1, with figures from the Bank of England suggesting that there is more than £2bn worth of the old paper £10 notes in circulation From March […]

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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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Argos launch Vogue Williams inspired engagement ring

Argos launch Vogue Williams inspired engagement ring

Argos has launched an “almost identical” version of the showstopping rock being worn by Vogue Williams at a fraction of the price. The model and TV personality was proposed to by Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews earlier this month, with a ring reportedly worth £150,000. Argos’ Revere 950 Platinum Plated Sterling Silver is 3.50ct […]

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Going for a run ‘helps preserve memory’

Going for a run ‘helps preserve memory’

Running helps preserve your memory, suggests new research. Scientists found any exercise, but running in particular, protects against the negative effects of stress on the hippocampus – the part of the brain responsible for learning and memory. Associate professor Jeff Edwards, of Brigham Young University in the US, said: “Exercise is a simple and cost-effective […]

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‘Too much telly at age two makes for unhealthy teenagers’

‘Too much telly at age two makes for unhealthy teenagers’

Couch potato tots who watch too much telly are more likely to be junk food addicts by the time they are teenagers, warns new research. The risk of bad eating habits at the age of 13 rose eight per cent – for every hourly increase in viewing they sat glued to the screen when they […]

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Lenovo recalls laptops over fire concerns

Lenovo recalls laptops over fire concerns

Computer manufacturer Lenovo is recalling a range of laptops due to a risk that they may overheat and catch fire. Lenovo has discovered that a limited number of ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th Generation Laptops may have an unfastened screw that could damage the laptop’s battery. This could cause overheating, and potentially pose a fire hazard. […]

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More than half of UK workers unhappy in their job

More than half of UK workers unhappy in their job

Poor pay, no work-life balance, unsociable working hours – whatever your reason for hating your job, you are not the only one. Latest research from CV Library has revealed that more than half (55.6 per cent) of UK workers aren’t happy in their current roles. The survey, which questioned more than 1,200 workers discovered that […]

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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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Royal Mail set to raise cost of first and second class stamps

Royal Mail set to raise cost of first and second class stamps

Royal Mail is set to raise the price of first and second class stamps by two pence this March. From 26 March 2018 the price of a First Class stamp will increase by 2p to 67p and the price of a Second Class stamp will increase by 2p to 58p. The price of a Large […]

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Young adults with middle incomes are now the least likely to own property

Young adults with middle incomes are now the least likely to own property

Young adults today are significantly less likely to own property than those born just a few years earlier, according to a new report. Findings by the Institute for Fiscal Studies suggest that those between 25 and 34 with incomes in the middle 20 per cent for their age (£22,200 to £30,600 annually) have seen the […]

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