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Owning a car and carrying cash ‘increasingly absurd’ in modern life

Owning a car is bcoming ‘increasingly absurd’ as it carrying cash, according to new research.

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Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

The average Brit spends over £1,000 on new clothes every year, shops for new gear every two months - but leaves a third of it hanging in the wardrobe, according to new research.

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Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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A new Dawn for the action RPG genre

Console Corner: Horizon Zero Dawn review

New Dawn for the action RPG.

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Whetherspoons' free app lets customers avoid the bar and order food and drink straight to their table

Market Harborough pub launches free app so customers can avoid the bar

Forget queuing at the bar, a Market Harborough pub has launched a free ‘Order & Pay’ iPhone and android app, so food can be now be delivered directly to customer’s tables.

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One in seven pick their pet based on potential social media likes

One in seven pick their pet based on potential social media ‘likes’

One in seven people pick a cat or dog based on how many ‘likes’ they think their pet will get on social media, a new survey has found.

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Indoor target practice with the Mounties.

Travel: Training with the Mounties and discovering a gangsters hideout

In his second features about one of Canada's lesser known provinces, travel writer Alan Wooding spends time with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police at their headquarters in Regina and discovers the hiding place of one of America's most notorious criminals.
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Rise of the robots: the jobs set to be overtaken by technology

Rise of the robots: the jobs set to be overtaken by technology

Salespeople, spreadsheet jockeys and, er, journalists will be the first jobs to hit the scrapheap due to advances in technology, according to a leading technology expert.

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Brits tuck into 100 million takeaways and ready meals every week

Brits tuck into 100 million takeaways and ready meals every week

At least 79 million ready meals and 22 million takeaways and fast-food and meals are eaten weekly by adults in the UK, according to a new report.

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The Nintendo Switch hits shops this week

New Nintendo Switch console out tomorrow

Nintendo will launch its brand new console the Switch tomorrow (March 3) to much fanfare.

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Big news for Nandos fans

Nando’s launch their hottest sauce ever

Chicken chain Nando’s are to test the tastebuds of their local clientele, with their hottest sauce yet.

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Mrs Pricilla West with her hair in rollers

From our 1947 archive: Mother of 16 has first perm

With her hair a mass of curlers, 80-year-old mother of 16, Mrs Pricilla West, sat having her first perm in Kathleen’s hair salon in Market Harborough’s Church Street.

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Children in Wartnaby Street in Market Harborough prepare to race down the street on their sledges

From our archive: Market Harborough’s Wartnaby Street bobsleigh run in 1947

The ‘big freeze’ of 1947 meant that parents and children had had their lives put on ice.

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JOHN DILLEY’S WWI BLOG: All quiet on the Western Front in this week’s paper

JOHN DILLEY’S WWI BLOG: All quiet on the Western Front in this week’s paper

February 27, 1917 – All quiet on the Western Front but it’s not doing the insane much good

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The new Nokia 3310. Photo: PA

Iconic Nokia 3310 officially relaunched: Everything you need to know

Nokia has relaunched its classic 3310 mobile phone as the tech firm revealed a new line-up in an attempted revamp of the company.

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Do you know someone who drinks more than 7 pints a week?

Men who sup more than seven pints of beer a week for several years ‘raise heart disease risk’

Men who drink more than a pint of beer a day over several years may increase their risk of heart disease by prematurely ageing their arteries, new research suggests.

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Riding the range: Alan Wooding lived out a boyhood dream on a Canadian ranch.

Travel: Living out a Wild West dream

Mention Canada and most people immediately think of a trip through the Rockies from Calgary to Vancouver – but In the first of two features about one of the Commonwealth country's lesser known provinces, travel writer Alan Wooding enjoys all that the prairie state of Saskatchewan has to offer.

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Ex Harborough Mail editor John Dilley with a copy of the Market Harborough Advertiser.

JOHN DILLEY’S WWI BLOG: Remembering the cheekie chappie of Harborough’s Pleasure Resort

February 20, 1917 – The cheeky chappie of Harborough’s Pleasure Resort is dead – after only four weeks at the Front.

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Parma Cathedral with the Baptistery's leaning tower.

Travel: Hamming it up in Italy

There is no such thing as spaghetti Bolognese.

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Martime Museum

Travel: Hull of a culture shock

Hull? Why the heck are you off to Hull?"

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