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‘The King’ to open ‘50s cafe

If you’re walking into the Guildbourne Centre next weekend you might think you’ve stumbled into the 1950s.

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From twerking builders to Scottish football fans: 10 most complained-about adverts in 2016

Standards Authority has released the 10 most complained-about adverts from last year.

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Your post-Brexit travelling guide

VIDEO: Your post-Brexit travelling guide

The Brexit deadline has been confirmed: Britain will give notice to begin with proceedings to depart the European Union under Article 50 at the end of March.

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Why has the price of courgettes gone up?

Why has the price of courgettes gone up?

You may have noticed that the price of courgettes is higher than normal.

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

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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Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

The average mum will fall ill 324 times over their youngster’s childhood with colds and bugs passed on to them by their offspring, a study has found.

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County news: Trump mistakenly tweets ‘Ivanka’ from Sussex

A woman from Sussex woke up to thousands of mentions on Twitter this morning (January 17), after president-elect Donald Trump tagged her in a tweet instead of his daughter.

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British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Britain is among the top five countries worldwide for mothers drinking during pregnancy, according to new research.

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This is what a collision of galaxies looks like. (Photo: NASA)

In 2022 we’ll be able to watch an 1,800-year old star collision

A star created 1,800 years ago after the collision of two distant suns is set to appear in the night sky for the first time – as the light from the crash finally reaches the Earth.

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Is Blue Monday real?

Banishing the ‘Blue Monday’ myth

January 16 is Blue Monday. But does it exist? We look at the maths formula behind what is considered to be the most depressing day of the year… and hear that it’s “scientifically ridiculous”

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Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

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Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

The NHS dominated headlines this week after the Red Cross declared it a “humanitarian crisis” but latest research from YouGov suggests the public are willing to pay a little extra to support the struggling health service.

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Will you avoid walking under ladders on Friday the 13th?

Beware - Friday the 13th looms

Tomorrow is Friday 13th. The dreaded, superstition-laden, eternally unlucky day, writes Imogen Rohrs.

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The science of feeling full

VIDEO: The science of feeling full: How to lose weight and stay healthy

Celebrated as one of the top programmes for weight loss in the US News & World Report’s 2017 Best Diet rankings, the Volumetrics Weight Control Plan is proof that losing weight does not mean going hungry, according to its creator Professor Barbara Rolls.

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Sussex couples wanted for 2017 series of Don’t Tell the Bride

Sussex couples wanted for 2017 series of Don’t Tell the Bride

Sussex couples wanting to tie the knot this year are being invited to apply for a new series of Don’t Tell the Bride.

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Myths around clearing snow

Dispelling myths around helping out this winter

People should help their fellow citizens this winter without fear of being sued, say lawyers as the Met Office issues severe weather warnings for snow and ice across parts of Britain this week.

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Kitchen Hob the most reliable home appliance

Kitchen Hob the most reliable home appliance

If you’re wondering what’s going to go wrong next in your household - it might be the freestanding cooker you bought ten years ago.

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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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TV show The Walking Dead could be the blueprint for a real-life zombie apocalypse

Zombies would pretty much wipe out humans in 3 months - say scientists

Walking Dead fans, eat your hearts out.

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Quiz: Can you spell better than a nine-year-old?

You might be able to spell Mississippi, but can you keep up with the brightest young spelling talent in the UK?

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