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Film Review: Talented cast overcome cliches in Ideal Home

In Ideal Home, the same-sex parenting comedy with a warm and fuzzy centre, Steve Coogan is the lively cookery show presenter, Erasmus, whose long-lost grandson, Bill, arrives unannounced when his dad is arrested, writes Natalie Stendall.

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VIDEO: Police open fire on tourists after England World Cup victory

These were the scenes in the centre of a packed tourist area after England's World Cup victory on Saturday.

Crime

A round-up of this week’s best readers’ pictures

Readers have been out and about taking pictures of life across the area. Click the link above to see a round-up of some of the best snaps sent in this week. If you would like to see your picture appear online and in the newspaper please send them in via email. They don’t have to be related to a news story - they could be a local landmark, a gathering of friends - anything that records everyday life. Check back again next week to see more great shots.

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Wiktoria Bonatowska, bartender pictured with a selection of Tapas dishes. Picture: NDFP El Toro MC 3

The authentic taste of the Mediterranean - in Doncaster

When the sun shines as brightly as it has been doing recently, and the temperature continues to soar, my mind wanders off to Mediterranean coastlines and beautiful delicacies.

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Chris Margrave, head gardener at Clumber Park

Handsome hyperciums are great for the heights of summer

Most keen gardeners will be familiar with hypericum Hidcote, a classic garden variety which is reliable, rewarding and easy to grow, and named after a famous National Trust garden.

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Black Forest, Germany.

Sights and delights of romantic Rhine

The last time I cruised down a river was in my father’s fishing cobble as a young boy. I said to my wife “I would fancy a river cruise holiday”, the response was muted.

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Beat the heat in bed this summer

With the UK currently in the middle of a heatwave, more often than not this means warm, muggy weather resulting in an uncomfortable night’s sleep.
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The Grind Cafe in High Street Doncaster'Bogdan,  Haydar and Hamad will tend your drinks and serve your food

Escape the daily grind at Doncaster’s The Grind

With the ethos of serving good food fresh I was looking forward to my first ever visit to The Grind, which is situated on Doncaster’s High Street.

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Fancy an eight mile ramble in support of the Brigg line?

Fancy an eight mile ramble in support of the Brigg line?

Railway Ramble

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Trend-setting electronics company launch retro-style keyboard

Trend-setting electronics company launch retro-style keyboard

KnewKey, a trend-setting electronics manufacturing company has launched a retro-style mechanical keyboard this month.

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‘King of the Keyboards’ Brett Wales comes to Gainsborough

‘King of the Keyboards’ Brett Wales comes to Gainsborough

Gainsborough Organ & Keyboard Club are delighted to present Nottingham’s very own ‘King Of The Keyboards’; Brett Wales in concert at the Weston Rooms, Hickman Street on Thursday, June 28 at 7.30pm.

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Volcanic Curry Bag is available at Morrisons

Morrisons launch £5 'Volcanic Vindaloo' ahead of England's first World Cup clash said to be TWO HUNDRED times hotter than tabasco

Supermarket giant Morrisons is claiming to have developed the 'hottest ever supermarket curry' which is said to include a chilli TWO HUNDRED times hotter than a Jalapeño.

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Supermodel Agency boss Phil Green.

Supermodel agent Green reveals all in new book

Gainsborough businessman Phil Green has released his autobiography, revealing all about his time at the helm of one of the UK’s top model agencies.

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Try your luck in our news quiz of the week

How well have you been following the news headlines this week?

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Santander Cycles are a great way to visit London landmarks

Travel: Discover London's street charms from the Santander Bikes saddle

'Cycling in London?!', was the incredulous cry when plans for our weekend away were revealed.
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Chris Margrave, head gardener at Clumber Park

Clumber Gardener: How to get the best out of your summer garden

The real value for money plants in small gardens are those which earn their keep by providing interest over more than one season.

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Chicken and Mozzarella Sandwich Loaf. Photo by Jason Ingram. Recipe courtesy of www.makemoreofsalad.com

RECIPE: Chicken and mozzarella sandwich loaf

Great to make ahead for a picnic and will definitely stand out from the crowd. Move over limp sarnies, the sandwich loaf has arrived!

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Why not try and rustle up this tasty treat for breakfast?

RECIPE: Try this cracking egg dish all the way from across the pond

Eggs Benedict is a traditional American breakfast or brunch dish that consists of two halves of an English muffin each of which is topped with Canadian bacon, ham or sometimes bacon, a poached egg, and hollandaise sauce.

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Get your make up fix with The Beauty Lab at Doncaster’s Frenchgate

To celebrate their 50th anniversary celebrations, Frenchgate Shopping Centre will be holding a special beauty event, The Beauty Lab.

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