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The end is nigh for Big Brother

After 18 years, Big Brother finally appears to be over.

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Say goodbye to the coppers?

The Bank of England says getting rid of 1p and 2p coins wouldn’t affect the economy.

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Toilet paper plea from schools?

It’s slightly worrying to find out that state schools are so worried about their funding, one has even asked parents to help by donating essential items such as toilet rolls.

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Is the sugar tax for good or bad?

A ground-breaking sugar tax has been introduced in the UK.

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Murmurations make me smile

I learned a lovely new word this week – murmuration.

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Loneliness minister is announced

A new minister has been appointed to tackle loneliness in the UK – following a report that found being lonely was as bad for your health as smoking.

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New notes are slippery customers

Is it just me or have the new polymer £10 and £5 notes got a life of their own.

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Man gets head stuck in a microwave…

I’ve heard of plenty of unusual incidents that firefighters have been called to, but a recent one really takes the biscuit.

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Snow fun for all!

I know for some the recent UK snow will have caused a lot of disruption, but I can’t help being excited when there is a mention of the white stuff at this time of year.

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Teddy bears feature in mug shot line up

A soft toy has been reunited with its owner after a ‘line-up’ of lost teddy bear and soft toy mugshots were shared online.

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