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Ban on junk food ads targeted at children

Ads for junk food and drink targeted at children are to be banned from the internet in a bid to combat the obesity epidemic.

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Puffins Sports Club.

Urgent appeal for volunteers to keep disabled sports going

An award-winning club helping disabled people to participate in sport faces fear of closure unless volunteers for the New Year can be found.

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Tis the season to be jolly thanks to December downloads

Console Corner: ‘Tis the season to be jolly thanks to December downloads

‘Tis the season to be jolly...well it is if you have a Sony machine after a superb line-up of free games were released for December.

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Haresfoot Brewery with their beer All Rounder in the Strangers' Bar at the House of Commons. PNL-151007-130409001

Brews blues as Haresfoot leaves

Berkhamsted’s first brewery in over a century is set to leave town – less than three years after its opening.

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Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

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Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Brits are turning up their noses at ‘trending’ veg people post in recipes on social media - with celery named as the most hated.

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A banana and bacon trifle part of Heston Blumenthal from Waitrose range. NNL-160112-141526001

Heston Blumenthal launches banana and bacon Christmas trifle

Heston Blumenthal is launching yet another bizarrely flavoured Christmas product - a banana and bacon trifle.

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Airport luggage. Photo: Genevieve Hayward

Clothes, tech and dentures - some of the items lost at UK airports

Lost clothes and glasses mingle with more unusual items in the lost property boxes at the UK’s airports.

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Hail (home deliveries of) the Burger King

Hail (home deliveries of) the Burger King

Ever wanted Prezzo delivered to your place, Burger King direct to your throne, or Moroccan Kasbah to your mansion?

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REVEALED: The top 10 girls’ and boys’ baby names of 2016

REVEALED: The top 10 girls’ and boys’ baby names of 2016

The most popular names for your little bundles of joy have been announced for another year - but is your chosen name on the list?

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Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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Millions of Brits don't know their home phone number

Millions of Brits don’t know their home phone number

Millions of Brits have no idea what their home telephone number is, according to new research.

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The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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Hatchimals are one of this Christmas' must-have toys

From Silly Sausage to the Hatchimal: meet the toys that will drive Britons to spend £1.1bn before Christmas

As she expertly navigated her hot pink Barbie hoverboard drone through a 360 degree turn, Summer gave some serious thought to why girls might be interested in ownership of a remote-controlled “boy toy”.

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Hemel Hempstead High Street

Hemel Hempstead needs your vote to win crown of UK’s Best high street

Hemel Hempstead needs your votes in the national competition to find Britain’s best high street.

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The new look

Cancel Christmas! Toblerone has changed the look of its chocolate triangles

One of the festive season’s chocolate favourites has changed - and fans are not happy.

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Man developed hepatitis after energy drink overdose

Man developed hepatitis after energy drink ‘overdose’

Downing too many energy drinks can cause hepatitis, doctors have warned.

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TRAVEL: Sampling a taste of Istria

TRAVEL: Sampling a taste of Istria

Urged on by a series grunts and whistles, Joseph’s two long-haired dachshunds raced into the sun-dappled Istrian forest and within minutes had helped unearth a small black truffle.

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PS VR

Console Corner: PlayStation VR review

Video game makers have for years searched for ways to make players feel more immersed in the experience – be that the arcade simulators that move around, cameras that track your body as a controller or the ‘holy grail’ of virtual reality experienced through a headset.

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