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RECIPE: Lamb Kleftiko - Serves two to three people

Lamb kleftiko is a rustic, traditional Greek recipe made with slow cooked lamb originally cooked in an earth oven, a simple pit in the ground, used to trap heat and smoke.

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Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

Eating plenty of cheese is healthier than you think and does not necessarily increase your risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, say scientists.

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Planning on a bank holiday getaway?

Flight delay predictions ahead of half-term bank holiday

Thousands of Brits jetting off on city breaks this weekend could be faced with flight delays to popular European destinations.

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This solar powered invention is more than just a barbecue

The world's first solar-powered barbecue has been invented which cooks food using mirrors.
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Booths recipe: Homemade burger with bacon and cheese

RECIPE: Homemade burger with bacon and cheese

Eating a burger is satisfying ... but it tastes even better when you’ve made it from scratch.

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Destiny 2 is the first full sequel to the 2014 original

Destiny 2 filled with amazing things to do, say developers

The makers of Destiny 2 have said the sequel will be filled with "amazing things to do" as the first gameplay was revealed.

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GAME OF THE WEEK: Little Nightmares, Platform PC, Xbox One, PS4, Genre Horror. Picture credit: PA PhotoHandout.

Games Central: The best bad dreams

This week it's horror from Little Nightmares and whimsy from Seasons After Fall on Xbox One, while we try to survive Prey and live as a Black & White Bushido on PS4.
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Eating avocados could beat heart disease and flab

Eating half an avocado a day helps to shed the pounds and stave off heart disease and diabetes, say scientists.
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Booths recipe - Cauliflower Steaks

RECIPE: Cauliflower steaks with Gremolata crust

Who says vegetarian main courses can’t be delicious? Booths supermarket shares its cauliflower recipe which is the perfect alternative to a meat roast.

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You'll never have to leave the house for McDonald's again

McDonald's delivery service is actually happening - and soon

'McDeliveries' of Big Macs and Chicken McNuggets could be up and running by the summer.

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Coronation Street actress Kym Marsh helps find the hair colour for her new Madame Tussauds waxwork figure

Corrie star Kym immortalised in wax

Coronation Street resident Michelle Connor has been revealed as the latest star at Madame Tussauds.

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Grunge lost a legend in this year

1994: A look back at the big stories

This week in 1994, Richard Nixon, the 37th president of the United States, died in a New-York City hospital four days after suffering a stroke. He was 81.
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Recipe from the Walled Garden Restaurant at Barton Grange, Preston

RECIPE: Spring lamb is now at its best...here’s how to enjoy

Now that spring has finally arrived we can make the most of the beautiful seasonal lamb that will be available in Lancashire’s fine butchers and local supermarkets.

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VIDEO: Is this the perfect Sunday lunch?

As folk across the region are busy peeling spuds and slicing carrots ready for their Easter lunch, it got us wondering, what makes your perfect Sunday lunch?
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RECIPE: Harrissa roasted aubergine, spiced red pepper, apricot, feta

RECIPE: Harrissa roasted aubergine, spiced red pepper, apricot, feta

Great hot taste of North Africa for warmer days.

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Easter chicks and bunnies

Two fantastic Easter-themed recipes

Two cracking Easter treats to tickle those taste buds.

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The Xbox One video game controllers sold by Argos in the UK

Xbox chargers recalled over fears they could overheat

A range of chargers for XBOX ONE Video Game Controllers have been recalled by the manufacturer due to their potential to overheat.

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Loyal North Lancashire Regimental Memorial pictured on the spot where the soldiers fought at Diyalah. Today it stands in the British Military Cemetery at Baghdad

Forgotten story of extraordinary First World War heroism

Thanks to the classic film Zulu, most people know of the Battle of Rorke’s Drift, when British soldiers in South Africa defended their post against raging warriors for a day and a night.
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Barrel aged feta cheese and watermelon salad with heritage tomatoes, pomegranate and rocket cress (4 portions)

RECIPE: Barrel aged feta cheese and watermelon salad with heritage tomatoes, pomegranate and rocket cress (4 portions)

Barry Farley, head of banqueting at Stanley House Hotel and Spa, who lives in Preston, has managed the catering for major events such as the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the golf Open at St Andrews and the London Olympics.

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Stars who have contributed to the Comic Relief Best Auction Ever

It’s Red Nose Day - are you ready for fun?

Today is Red Nose Day and you know what that means - a night of comedy like no other.

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