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LOOKING BACK: Remember tuning in to watch these classic shows

Apparently, they don’t make kids TV like they used to. So join with us on a trip down television memory lane and rate your favourites as we go...

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QUICK QUIZ: This week’s news in questions

QUICK QUIZ: This week’s news in questions

It’s that time again....test yourself on what’s been hitting the headlines this week with our just for fun quiz.

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SAY WHAT: The famous faces behind these Donald Trump quotes...

SAY WHAT: The famous faces behind these Donald Trump quotes...

He’s a marmite kinda guy and today it’s all about him.

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QUICK QUIZ: Seven questions about the last seven days

QUICK QUIZ: Seven questions about the last seven days

It’s been a busy old week in the world of news, sport and celebs.

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Will you break your 2017 resolutions?

Will you break your 2017 resolutions?

New year’s resolutions, surely most of us that make them break them? Especially on a dull January evening when you know there’s a half eaten box of Celebrations in the cupboard calling out to you.

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Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

A whopping £730 million was dished out by ATMs on December 23, the most money ever withdrawn in one day.

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UDDERLY RIDICULOUS: Cow’s face blurred out on Google Street View

UDDERLY RIDICULOUS: Cow’s face blurred out on Google Street View

Moo-ving around the UK capturing images for its popular Street View feature, Google has to be careful about protecting people’s privacy.

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VIDEO: Whatever happened to white dog poo? Part II

VIDEO: Whatever happened to white dog poo? Part II

VIDEO: Whatever happened to white dog poo?

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God bless America...movies that make you hate the US

God bless America...movies that make you hate the US

“Land of the free...and the home of the braaaaaave!”

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What if plants feel pain?

Nine reasons NOT to go vegetarian or vegan in National Vegetarian Week

As we approach the end of National Vegetarian Week - May 16-24 - we’ve just learned the number of vegans has more than tripled in the UK in the past ten years.

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One in five Brits favour pets over partner

Research has revealed that one in five people prefer pets to their partner.

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Mayor’s mischievous moggy account ‘not political’ says mystery Twitter user

Mayor’s mischievous moggy account ‘not political’ says mystery Twitter user

A mischievous social-media moggy has spoken out about setting up a parody account poking fun at Mansfield’s mayor, but says it’s not political.

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REVEALED: The top 20 names removed from ex-lovers’ unwanted tattoos

Are you thinking about getting a loved one’s name tattooed as a permanent gesture of love this Valentine’s Day?

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CHristmas gift

Struggling for Christmas gift ideas? Your local petrol station is ‘fuel’ of options

One in ten Brits reportedly leave ther shopping until the big day itself - so it’s not surprising that the most unlikely places for filling up on festive stocking treats suddenly become a haven of holiday gifts.

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THOUSANDS OF FAKE viagra, G-Star jeans and Barbour jackets and illegal cigarettes seized in massive Derbyshire raids

THOUSANDS OF FAKE viagra, G-Star jeans and Barbour jackets and illegal cigarettes seized in massive Derbyshire raids

Almost two million illegal cigarettes and 580kg of tobacco with a street value of at least £1m have been seized by Derbyshire County Council in one of the biggest trading standards hauls in the UK.

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GRINCH’S ADVENT CALENDAR: A right royal waste of time

To mark the countdown to Christmas, every day we will be opening our alternative advent calendar - what annoys us most about the ‘most wonderful time of the year’.

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THAT FRIDAY FEELING: Ahhh, fondant memories...sugary treats from our childhood

Remember when sweets and chocolate was our sole purpose for living?

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...AND ANOTHER THING: Thumbs-up for Facebook’s thumbs-down plans

...AND ANOTHER THING: Thumbs-up for Facebook’s thumbs-down plans

So billionaire online entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg has decided, after a lot of research, that Facebook will soon have a ‘dislike’ option to post online.

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Hash tagged...potato treat tops Notts fry up list

Hash tagged...potato treat tops Notts fry up list

What’s on your plate for a perfect full English?

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THAT FRIDAY FEELING: Holy smoke! Vaping declared safe(ish)

THAT FRIDAY FEELING: Holy smoke! Vaping declared safe(ish)

Scientists in vaping-safer-than-smoking shocker!

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