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Console war erupts as Sega takes on Nintendo with retro Mega Drive

In a move that will have gamers of a certain age going misty-eyed with nostalgia, Sega has announced it is reviving the console wars of the early 1990s with a new version of its classic Mega Drive console.

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UK drivers commit 25,500 fuel thefts a year

Filling stations across the UK have been hit by more than 25,000 incidents of fuel thefts in the last year, new figures have revealed.

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e.g. Productions putting on The Importance of Being Earnest last year.

Shakespeare’s story of love and death comes to Oat Hill

One of the most beloved romantic tales of all times is to be performed in the open air for two weeks in August.

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QUIZ: Nine text phrases you may not know

Do you know your LOL from your BRB? Here’s some common text speak phrases - and what they actually mean.

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Car buyers putting looks before safety

Most of the UK’s car buyers care more about how their new purchase looks than how well it is rated for safety, according to new research.

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Internation flavours on show.
PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Picture special: Great British Food Festival at Kelmarsh Hall

At least 6,000 people got a taste of wonderful food in glorious sunshine at the Great British Food Festival at Kelmarsh Hall at the weekend.

Harry Potter

QUIZ: The last Harry potter book is 9 years old - How well do you remember it?

Some of you will likely remember exactly how you spent this day in 2007.

Warning over phone upgrade scam

Alert: Mobile phone upgrade fraud

Mobile phone users are being warned over a new scam designed to obtain personal and financial details from unsuspecting members of the public.

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110,000 holiday bookings at risk as low cost travel firm goes bust

A cut-price travel firm has gone into administration - putting more than 100,000 holiday bookings with the firm at risk.

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Five things we won’t miss about the VHS video recorder

In a world where the pocket calculator was as close as many of us got to technology, the video recorder seemed like it had come from outer space (or possibly off the set of Tomorrow’s World). A whole world of television viewing opened up in the late 1970s with TV shows and the latest(ish) films available to watch whenever we wanted.

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Lots of fireworks displays can be seen at Stanford Hall.

Stanford Halll event goes off with a bang

Three of the UK’s best firework companies will compete against each other on Saturday July 30.

Zoe Saldana as Uhura and John Cho as Sulu

Review: Intense thrills with Capt Kirk and crew in Star Trek Beyond

Matt Adock reviews Star Trek Beyond (12A), starring Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto

Corby Festival of Dance

Youngsters dancing their way to Corby

Move over Blackpool, as for a few days starting Saturday, another town will be the dance capital in England.

Sister Act. Director and choreographer Craig Revel Horwood with star Alexandra Burke who will play Deloris Van Cartier.

Hallejullah for musical at Leicester

Former winner of The X Factor Alexandra Burke stars in the musical Sister Act directed by Strictly Come Dancing Craig Revel Horwood.

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