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Variety is the spice for younger tea drinkers

While builder’s tea - milk, two sugars - may be the stereotypical cuppa for most Brits, it seems that younger consumers are more adventurous in their leaf of choice.

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Kings Langley 2017/18.

Kings denied win at St Ives after controversial call

Kings Langley earned a point on their travels to Cornwall yesterday (Saturday) but will feel hard done by after a contentious decision denied them all three points against St Ives Town.

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SMIDS Peter Borg-Neal, CEO Oakman Inns with some of his team

Oakman Inns pub operator gets Royal seal of approval

What do Oakman Inns, Waitrose, Barclays, BAe and the Co-Op all have in common?

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Tesco recalls thousands of products including Maltesers, Galaxy bars and Quorn mince

Tesco recalls thousands of products including Maltesers, Galaxy bars and Quorn mince

Tesco has recalled a huge list of items and products, including chocolate bars and quorn mince.

Business
‘Supermarket X’ could have infected thousands with hepatitis through infected sausages

‘Supermarket X’ could have infected thousands with hepatitis through infected sausages

A major UK supermarket could have infected thousands of people with a strain of hepatitis E through its pork sausages, says researchers at Public Health England (PHE).

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The average modern British family revealed

The average modern British family revealed

The average modern family wakes up at 6:55am on a weekday, watches three and a half hours of television a day - and has a Ford on the driveway.

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Tesco recalls cooking sauce after allergy fears

Tesco recalls cooking sauce after allergy fears

Tesco is recalling jars of one of its own brand cooking sauces because of allergy fears.

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Putting off car maintenance when it is required could invalidate your car insurance.

10 ways you could be invalidating your car insurance

According to new research by price comparison site uSwitch.com, two thirds (63%) of drivers make simple errors which can leave them out of pocket should they need to make a claim.

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There will be a solar eclipse tonight: what are your chances of seeing it?

There will be a solar eclipse tonight: what are your chances of seeing it?

A solar eclipse is expected tonight (Monday), with some parts of the world seeing a TOTAL eclipse as the moon passes in between the Earth and the sun.

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Brand choices such as Coke or Pepsi ‘can break up relationships’

Brand choices such as Coke or Pepsi ‘can break up relationships’

Preferring Pepsi to Coke or McDonald’s to Burger King could doom your relationship, according to new research.

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Meg a Man Legacy 2 features the series from 7 through to 10

Console Corner: Mega Man Legacy 2 review

It’s Mega Man, just not so... mega

Lifestyle
50 nuggets of wisdom every parent should pass on to their kids

50 nuggets of wisdom every parent should pass on to their kids

Parents hand down the same 29 nuggets of wisdom to their children that their own parents did - including ‘get an education’ and ‘always try your best’.

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A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day can help people to live longer, according to new research.

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Ben Greenhalgh in action for Hemel Town

City break Hemel hearts in 85th minute

Hemel Town were five minutes away from playing out a stalemate to grab a point on their travels and snatch a fourth clean sheet in five games against Gloucester City this afternoon (Saturday) when anguish struck in the 85th minute.

Football
Harveting the old fashioned way when there were many farm labourers employed on the land.

FARMING MATTERS: Bustling community thrives on the farm

A farm can be like a mini community with lots of different people living and working together. It’s not like farms of old of course, where there were dozens of farmhands, and one of the duties of the farmer’s wife was to feed them all at lunchtime each day.

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Salma Hayek

Review: A-list stars in a low-rent caper

Matt Adcock reviews The Hitman's Bodyguard (15), starring Ryan Reynolds and Salma Hayek

Arts
Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Children who skip breakfast may be doing themselves long term harm by not getting enough nutrients, warns new research.

Offbeat
An artist's impression of the East Hemel development

Councils must ‘work together’ after failed legal challenge over Hemel Hempstead housing plans

Dacorum Borough Council can finally expect more co-operation from a neighbouring council on house-building - after a judge ordered them to work together.

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The sinkhole has closed off High Street Green since May

Sinkhole in Hemel Hempstead may leave road shut for another two months

A 14-metre deep sinkhole that has closed a road since May could take another TWO months to repair.

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