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Travel: Riding the Rocky Mountaineer in western Canada

A journey on the Rocky Mountaineer, the luxury train service that operates on four routes in western Canada, offers a comfortable way viewing landscape and wildlife, plus insights into the important role played by the railway in the country’s history.
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John's real-time WW1 blog: Eyewitness reports and tragic news

July 24, 1917 – Soldier killed in action just three weeks after getting married.

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Go wild in the country for National Parks Week

Go wild in the country for National Parks Week

Whether you are a thrillseeker yearning for the great outdoors,or just fancy a more sedate break in calming surroundings, Britain’s 15 National Parks offer the chance to spend some time with nature.

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Warning over fake WhatsApp emails

Warning over fake WhatsApp emails

Messages claiming to be from WhatsApp are being sent by fraudsters intending to steal banking and personal information.

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Kids get bored after just ten days of the summer holidays

Kids get bored after just ten days of the summer holidays

Parents beware - the average child will utter their first ‘I’m bored …’ just TEN DAYS into the summer holidays.

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This is the age you’re officially ‘too old’ to go to a nightclub

This is the age you’re officially ‘too old’ to go to a nightclub

If you’re still feeling the effects of a night out this weekend, it may be because you’re now “too old” to go to a nightclub.

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Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

The secret to a long life might be three cups of coffee as a landmark study reveals it reduces the risk of death from all disease.

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

JOHN DILLEY’S WWI BLOG: Keeping calm and carrying on

Two Mexican rough riders are set to ‘take over the town’ during the forthcoming August Bank Holiday, according to the July 17, 1917, edition of the Market Harborough Advertiser.

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Celebrating the best of Harborough food

Celebrating the best of Harborough food

We all know that the Harborough district has some of the best independent food producers in the area.

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HF Holiday's Monk Coniston is a golden winner.

Travel: Gold award for British holiday company

HF Holidays has a proud history spanning over 100 years and throughout that time it has had to move with the times. After a century of changes, the ethos at the heart of its holidays is still the same – beautiful locations, great leaders and pleasant sociable evenings.

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Kodi reveals why customers now mistakenly think their box “no longer works”

Kodi has told customers complaining that their box “no longer works” that a number of websites have now shut down their services.

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Two drinks a day raises cancer risk by 21 per cent

Two drinks a day raises cancer risk by 21 per cent

Just two beers or glasses of wine a day raises the risk of bowel and gullet cancer by more than a fifth, according to new research.

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Supermarket’s own brand bubbly ranked as good as Dom Pérignon

Supermarket’s own brand bubbly ranked as good as Dom Pérignon

If you ever needed an excuse to pop the fizz Co-op’s own brand of champagne wine has been ranked alongside high end brands, Verve Cliquot and Dom Pérignon.

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‘The floor is lava’ - the craze that is taking over Harborough... and it’s not just kids playing it

If you have seen people acting strangely in Harborough the last couple of weeks... chances are they are probably playing the latest craze sweeping Britain and the globe, ‘The floor is lava’.

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Bringing a bottle, not getting too drunk and not double dipping are signs you are the perfect party guest

Bringing a bottle, not getting too drunk and not double dipping are signs you are the perfect party guest

The perfect party guest knows when they are about to outstay their welcome, always brings a bottle - and never double-dips the hummus and salsa, a study has found.

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

July 3, 1917 – Were the hundreds of WW1 deaths of Market Harborough men really all in vain?

If Britain had stayed out of the First World War and left to Germany to beat France and dominate Europe, would it have been so bad?

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The ATM at 50: how a hole in the wall changed the world

The ATM at 50: how a hole in the wall changed the world

Next time you withdraw money from a hole in the wall, consider singing a rendition of happy birthday.

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FEATURE: Off to market with our local sheep farmers...

FEATURE: Off to market with our local sheep farmers...

In the third part of our farming feature during the lambing season, Alex Dawson took a trip to the auctioneer to find out how much the lambs will be sold for.

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Brits spend 18 months mulling over food

Brits spend 18 months mulling over food

Brits will spend 18 months of their lives mulling over what to eat, a study has found.

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Travel: Mountain holidays are not just about skiing

Travel: Mountain holidays are not just about skiing

Travel journalist Jan Henderson forsakes the winter Alpine ski slopes for the joys of a summer break in Austria’s Lakes and Mountains.

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