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Remember, remember… Aldi’s premium fireworks range is in store now - and some cost just £1.29

Want to get more bang for your buck this bonfire night? Cracking news: Aldi's premium fireworks range is in store now - and prices start at just £1.29!

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Twitter has the "wisdom-of-the-crowds"

Twitter a better bet for football odds than bookies, research claims

If you want to stay ahead of the game when betting on football matches, turn to Twitter.
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Do you have a short fuse behind the wheel

Seven types of bad driver revealed

Bad drivers are the bane of every motorist’s life but now a new study claims poor drivers always fall into one of seven categories - so do you recognise them?

Transport
Bella has topped the charts for the most popular dogs name

Poll reveals most common dog name in Lancashire

Bella has been crowned the most popular dog name in Lancashire according to a new poll revealed by The Kennel Club.

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What colours do you see?

Poll: Are these trainers teal and grey or pink and white?

Remember the dress that sent the internet loopy over whether it was white and gold or blue and black?

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Ian Brady

Judge orders 'no music or ceremony' in disposal of Moors murderer Ian Brady's body

Moors Murderer Ian Brady's body must be disposed of with "no music and no ceremony", a judge at the High Court has ruled.

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Brady and Myra Hindley tortured and murdered five children in the 1960s

Ruling on disposal of Moors Murderer's remains to be given

The High Court is to rule today on how the body of notorious child-killer Ian brady should be disposed of.

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PJ Masks

Top toys for Christmas 2017

Smyths Toys Superstores have revealed their top toys list for this Christmas.
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The Lovell Radio Telescope at the Jodrell Bank observatory in Cheshire

Jodrell Bank selected as UK candidate for World Heritage site nomination

Jodrell Bank Observatory is bidding to stand alongside the Taj Mahal and Stonehenge on the international heritage stage.

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Arsonist jailed for torching homeless man's tent

An arsonist caught on camera as he torched a homeless man's tent has been jailed for six-and-a-half years.
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Don't adjust your screens.. it's a Halloween tree

Rockin' around the... Halloween tree?

If you just can't wait to put up the Christmas tree, this might be the thing for you.

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The gruesome Halloween display

PDSA slammed for putting severed limbs in a charity shop window for Halloween

Horrified locals were stunned after an animal rescue charity shop revealed a gruesome Halloween display - complete with bloody severed limbs.

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Sir Bobby Charlton, one of football's great champions

Few have left a greater mark on football than mesmerising midfielder and all-round gentleman Sir Bobby Charlton, who turned 80 this week.
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VIDEO: Chilling footage shows moment child’s buggy rolls into the path of freight train

This is the shocking moment an empty child’s buggy was ripped apart when it rolled across a railway platform and into the path of an oncoming train.

Transport
Proofpoint claims to have uncovered a large scale attack

Hackers infected Pornhub users with malware in year-long attack, experts claim

Hackers have hijacked advertising on adult site Pornhub to infect "millions" of users with malware, cyber security experts claim.

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Driving test changes

Driving test set for big changes - here is everything you need to know

If you're planning on taking your driving test later this year then you should be prepared to expect a few changes.

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Scott Hayler (left) takes on Terry Williams during the annual World Conker Championships

She swoops to conker - Julie beats 86-year-old to become world champion

A Chelsea Pensioner and a former competition runner-up were crowned King and Queen of the World Conker Championships on Sunday.

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Old round pound coins will cease to be legal tender next week

One week to go before the old round pound loses legal tender status

Old round pound coins will cease to be legal tender next week - but some shops will still be accepting them after the deadline.

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Matthew Scully-Hicks, who denies killing Elsie Scully-Hicks on May 29 last year, is facing a trial

Man accused of murdering 18-month old adoptive daughter

The trial of a 31-year-old man accused of murdering his 18-month-old adoptive daughter is due to begin today.

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Record £168m EuroMillions jackpot up for grabs

The biggest Lottery jackpot ever offered in the UK could be won on Friday.
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