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‘Zips on bananas next’ Supermarket giant under fire for wrapping ‘organic’ coconuts in plastic

A supermarket giant has come under fire for selling ‘organic’ coconuts wrapped in plastic packaging.

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VIDEO: More than half of workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague

More than half of UK workers believe they have caught a bug from a poorly colleague, a study found.

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A parent’s guide to keeping kids safe on social media

A parent’s guide to keeping kids safe on social media

If you’re left scratching your head when your teen starts talking about Snapchat stories or checking in on Facebook, brush up on your social media knowledge so you can help them have a safer and more enjoyable experience online.

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Coca-Cola to shrink bottles and raise prices due to UK sugar tax

Coca-Cola to shrink bottles and raise prices due to UK sugar tax

Fizzy drinks giant Coca-Cola is to launch smaller bottles at higher prices.

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The lorry. Photo credit: Warwickshire Police Operational Patrol Unit (twitter.com/OPUWarks)

Broken-down HGV blocks Rugby road

Police are warning motorists that a section of the A428 is blocked by a broken-down HGV.

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Protesters during the No More Magna Park meeting at Hangar 42.
PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Protesters cheer loudly as latest expansion plan for Magna Park is refused

The latest and largest expansion plan for Magna Park was turned down last night (Wednesday) by Harborough District Council - to loud cheers from more than 150 watching protestors.

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Topshop has responded after the incident

Firefighter’s warning after son, 8, had burning Topshop wheatbag in his bed

A firefighter is warning about the dangers of heatable wheatbags after his eight-year-old son went to bed with one which caught fire.

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The H&M hoodie that has caused controversey

H&M apologise after backlash over ‘racist’ children’s clothing advert

Clothing brand H&M has apologised for any offence after featuring a black child model in a hoodie bearing the quote “Coolest monkey in the jungle”.

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Product warning

Dimplex product recalled due to fire risk

A portable Dimplex product have been recalled due to a risk that they catch fire.

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Don’t forget your toothbrush - or your space rocket - as hotel chain reveals lost property list

Don’t forget your toothbrush - or your space rocket - as hotel chain reveals lost property list

Space rockets, mothers-in-law and twenty Bob The Builder costumes were among the unlikely items left behind by customers at Travelodges last year, the budget hotel chain has revealed.

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The signs of work success

‘Being able to work from home and watching sports day’ 40 signs you are doing well at work

Being able to work from home, no-one batting an eyelid when you take an afternoon off to watch your kids sports day - and having a beer with colleagues after work, have emerged among a list of signs you’ve ‘made it’ in your career.

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Parking charges across Warwickshire will be going up

On-street parking charges across Warwickshire set to shoot up next week

Charges for drivers parking on-street in towns across Warwickshire are set to shoot up next week.
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Average Brit will see in the new year with over £2,000 debt

Average Brit will see in the new year with over £2,000 debt

As we enter a new year, data from MoneySuperMarket reveals that the average Brit will have over two thousand pounds (£2,172) of debt hanging over their heads.

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Would an office dog make your workplace better? 1.7 million businesses are OK with it

Would an office dog make your workplace better? 1.7 million businesses are OK with it

Do our four-legged friends leave workers feline so much better?

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Argos recall chair due to safety fears

Argos recall chair due to safety fears

Argos has recalled a range of chairs, which could unexpectedly break when sat upon.

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6 million of us won’t be able to use up our holidays by the end of the year

6 million of us won’t be able to use up our holidays by the end of the year

More than six million full time workers are losing out on days off that they failed to take this year.

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Why everyone is talking about Poundland’s bizarre Christmas elf adverts

Why everyone is talking about Poundland’s bizarre Christmas elf adverts

Poundland are running a bizarre Christmas marketing campaign that has stunned and angered many on social media.

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Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed officers on trains across the UK may become a more common sight, following an announcement by British Transport Police.

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Christmas gifts

REVEALED: This year’s must-have Christmas gift for kids

A must-have toy this Christmas is flying off the shelves faster than they can make it, after thousands of children asked Santa to bring them a bizarre gift.

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B&Q issues recall

B&Q issue urgent recall for ‘fire risk’ remote control plugs

B&Q have issued an urgent recall for a batch of remote control on/off plug adapters which could pose a potential fire risk.

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