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These are your legal rights around going to work in snow and icy conditions

These are your legal rights around going to work in snow and icy conditions

Snow and blizzards are expected to hit parts of the UK this weekend. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning alerting people to expect delays on the roads and possible cancellations to rail and air travel. Here, Laura Kearsley (partner and solicitor in the employment team at East Midlands-based law firm Nelsons), explains […]

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Cat killer jailed – as he reveals how and why he did it

Cat killer jailed – as he reveals how and why he did it

by Alastair Ulke The Northampton cat killer who dismembered seven family pets and left them in plastic bags on their owner’s driveways has been jailed. Serial arsonist and cat mutilator, Brendan Gaughan, was sentenced at Northampton Crown Court yesterday (13 Dec) for a campaign of attacks across the town in the past two years. The […]

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The best new TV and films on Netflix in January

The best new TV and films on Netflix in January

A whole new year is almost upon us, and as we say goodbye to the TV and films that made 2018 so great, it’s time to look ahead to what we’ll be enjoying in 2019. Netflix has some intriguing content to cure the post-Christmas blues. There’s an ambitious new comedy project, a “refreshing” superhero series, […]

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Marks & Spencer is selling massive foot long pigs in blankets for Christmas

Marks & Spencer is selling massive foot long pigs in blankets for Christmas

Many would consider pigs in blankets to be the best part of a traditional Christmas dinner, and now Marks & Spencer has begun selling huge versions of the meaty festive treat that measure in at a staggering foot long. M&S are the latest outlet to release their version of the Christmas staple. Aldi has already […]

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This is how you can get 1kg of fruit and vegetables for £1

This is how you can get 1kg of fruit and vegetables for £1

Morrisons has announced a new scheme that will allow customers to buy fruit and vegetables at the end of their shelf life for a bargain price. The ‘Too Good to Waste’ box will be packed full of one kilogram’s worth of fresh produce that has reached it’s ‘best before’ date, but has been checked carefully […]

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The best films on TV this Christmas, from Paddington to Star Wars

The best films on TV this Christmas, from Paddington to Star Wars

One of the many joys of Christmas is the glut of blockbuster films that come crashing onto televisions screens, and with high-profile premieres and festive favourites rubbing shoulders, there’s always something on the box to keep us entertained. This year, animation fans are in for a treat, but there’s impressive documentaries, comedies, Christmas horrors and heartwarming […]

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Facebook Messenger can now tell you when your train is delayed – here’s how to set it up

Facebook Messenger can now tell you when your train is delayed – here’s how to set it up

Facebook Messenger has added a free feature which allows users to track their status of their train journeys, alerting them to any delays or cancellations. The new scheme alerts passengers with an instant notification if their train is cancelled, or if their journey is delayed by at least 10 per cent, plus three minutes. That […]

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Parents warned as almost half of slime toys found to contain unsafe levels of a toxic chemical

Parents warned as almost half of slime toys found to contain unsafe levels of a toxic chemical

Many popular slime toys may contain higher than recommended levels of a potentially harmful chemical – and nearly half do not meet the EU safety standard, according to new research. Consumer watchdog Which? tested 13 products from a range of high street and online retailers. Five of these contained more than the acceptable limit for […]

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Theresa May survives confidence vote – but 60% of readers want her to go

Theresa May survives confidence vote – but 60% of readers want her to go

Theresa May survived a confidence vote by Tory MPs last night, although her future as Prime Minister remains uncertain. She now goes to Brussels to address EU leaders at the two-day European Council after seeing off rebels in her own party, winning by 200 votes to 117 in a secret ballot. However, in an online […]

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New mum ‘bleeds to death after getting lost in hospital’

New mum ‘bleeds to death after getting lost in hospital’

Reporting by Andy Shipley A new mum is feared to have bled to death in a hospital stairwell after getting lost on her way back to a ward from seeing her premature baby son. Police and hospital staff launched a frantic search for Amanda Cox and appealed for public help after the 34-year-old was reported […]

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