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Only 60% of people can spot a manipulated picture - can you?

Most of us can’t tell what’s wrong with a faked picture - underlining the threat to democracy by the spread of made up propaganda, a study shows.

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Doritos recalled over allergy fears

Two pack sizes of Doritos have been recalled by their manufacturer due to allergy concerns.

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Blocks in the attic - are you sitting under a hidden Lego fortune?

Blocks in the attic - are you sitting under a hidden Lego fortune?

Could your kids be playing with a hidden fortune? According to new data, households across the UK could contain more than £50 million worth of highly-collectable LEGO.

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We dare you to tell Abigail he has a girls name

Console Corner: Lull filled with exciting news

As we head into a bit of a video game lull until things start to heat up in September let’s take a look at some interesting bits of gaming news doing the rounds at the moment.

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Are you brave enough to take on the Big 6 Challenge at Alton Towers? Photo - Alton Towers.

Want to get into Alton Towers for free? You’ll need a strong stomach...

Ever fancied a free day out at Alton Towers? Well here’s how - but only if you’re brave enough!

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Zeb before his locks were lopped

Zeb braves the shave in memory of his dad

A Desborough schoolboy underwent a drastic makeover on the last day of school.

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VIDEO: Mother films terrifying scene inside plane as it dropped towards the sea

A terrified mother has revealed how “all hell broke loose” as the plane she was travelling on dropped towards the sea.

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Great Bowden Music Fest was an ‘outstanding success’ say organisers

Great Bowden Music Fest was an ‘outstanding success’ say organisers

Capacity audiences enjoyed four days of entertainment at the Great Bowden Music Fest in the village’s serene church of St Peter and St Paul earlier this month.

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Extension to Harborough area care home creates ten jobs

Extension to Harborough area care home creates ten jobs

A care home near Harborough has completed a large extension with more than a dozen new bedrooms for residents.

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Footballers switch boots for clubs at golf tourney

Footballers switch boots for clubs at golf tourney

Amateur golfers are being urged to pit their swing against a group of ex-professional footballers at a Harborough area golf club in September.

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Staff and children mark the school's anniversary

Village school reaches its 350th anniversary!

A village school near Market Harborough celebrated a remarkable 350th anniversary.

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9 lifestyle changes could reduce your chances of getting dementia

9 lifestyle changes could reduce your chances of getting dementia

Nine lifestyle and environmental changes starting in childhood could prevent a third of dementia cases according to an international study.

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Great Glen

Good news for Harborough district village as estate plan refused

Some good news for villagers at Great Glen at last, as a proposal for another 100 new homes locally was turned down by Harborough District Council planners.

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The presentation of the funds raised

Building society and customers help hospice

Staff and customers at Market Harborough Building Society raised an impressive sum for a local hospice.

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Firefighters and rescuers clear a road after an earthquake on the Greek island of Kos (Kostoday.gr via AP)

Two dead and 120 injured as powerful earthquake hits British holiday resorts in Greece and Turkey

Two people have died and more than 120 have been injured in an early morning earthquake off the coast of Greek islands and Turkey.

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Cllr Blake Pain, left, after his glider flight.

Harborough District Council leader left flying high

The leader of the district council took to the skies after being invited to take part in a glider flight above Harborough district.

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Harborough District Council's offices

‘Uneven funding’ row hits Tories

It isn’t just the national Conservative party that is showing signs of strain.

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The aftermath of the fire

Shopping turns into a nightmare as car bursts into flames in Harborough town centre

It was supposed to be a quiet afternoon of shopping in Market Harborough.

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Jet2 has apologised after the incident

Terrifying moment plane ‘fell from the sky’ during flight home from Ibiza as passenger texted his goodbyes

An airline passenger flying home from Ibiza sent his wife what he thought was a final text as the plane he was on plummeted towards the sea in a 40-50 degree nosedive.

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