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Asda develops Easter egg made entirely out of cheese – but not everyone’s convinced

Asda is bidding to make Easter accessible to those who don’t like chocolate with a festive egg made entirely out of cheese.

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BBC up licence fee

Revealed: TV licence fee to increase from April

There will be a TV licence fee increase from April 1, the Government has announced.

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Co-op reveals minimum age limit on sales of energy drinks with high caffeine levels

Co-op reveals minimum age limit on sales of energy drinks with high caffeine levels

Central England Co-op has today announced that it is putting in place an age limit for sales of energy drinks with high caffeine levels.

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A week of freezing nights as weather across Harborough district goes back to winter

A week of freezing nights as weather across Harborough district goes back to winter

You might think spring is in the air, but Leicestershire County Council is preparing the gritters.

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Broughton Astley Parish Council chairman Clive Grafton-Reed and Mrs Debbie Barber, parish manager sign the letter of intent watched by members of the council.

Harborough district village takes steps towards getting its own £3.5 million leisure centre

A plan for a major new £3.5 million leisure centre for the Harborough district took a big step forward this week.

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10 of the toughest job interview questions – and how to answer them

10 of the toughest job interview questions – and how to answer them

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking experiences, made even more intense if the interviewer goes off script to ask something unexpected.

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Britain faces hummus crisis amid global chickpea shortage

Britain faces hummus crisis amid global chickpea shortage

The price of supermarket hummus has leapt by 29 per cent since January 2017 due to a global chickpea shortage. A 310g pot of hummus costs £1.47 on average now, a year-on-year increase of 33 pence, according to analysis by the trade magazine The Grocer.

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B&M launch new budget friendly wedding range

B&M launch new budget friendly wedding range

Weddings can be expensive affairs but high street retailer B&M has released a new selection of wedding accessories to make your big day that bit more affordable with prices starting at just one pound.

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Harborough MP backs construction traffic protesters

Harborough MP Neil O’Brien has backed a residents’ campaign against plans to route construction traffic down their streets.

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Fake toys are flooding the UK market and can be dangerous

Dangerous counterfeit toys that can cause cancer and even KILL are flooding the market

Dangerous fake toys that can cause cancer or even KILL are flooding into the UK – costing the industry a whopping £400 million last year.

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Do you know your holiday rights?

A third of workers don’t understand their annual leave policy – so make sure you do

We might be in the midst of winter and planning our escape to sunnier climates, but a recent report has revealed that a third (33 per cent) of British workers don’t actually understand their annual leave policy, according to latest research from online recruitment firm, Totaljobs.

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The future of UK shopping? Revolutionary new Amazon supermarket has no checkouts and no staff

Amazon have welcomed the public into their first supermarket more than a year after opening the space to employees for testing purposes.

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There have been reports Facebook is down. Picture: John Devlin

Is Facebook down in your area?

Across the UK there have been multiple reports of Facebook outages. Last night, the social media giant - which boasts over 2 billion active users - announced services were down around the globe.

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Thousands of Sainsbury’s jobs at risk as part of management shake-up across stores

Sainsbury’s has announced a management shake-up at its supermarkets putting thousands of jobs at risk.

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Expert tips to prevent pipes bursting in freezing temperatures this winter

Expert tips to prevent pipes bursting in freezing temperatures this winter

Parts of the UK are set to be hit by freezing temperatures and snow as a ‘polar maritime air mass’ sweeps across the nation, writes Paul Harmer, Consultant with the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering.

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Fraud warning after reports of fake Sainsbury’s vouchers in circulation

Fraud warning after reports of fake Sainsbury’s vouchers in circulation

Shoppers are being advised to be wary of fake emails pretending to be from Sainsbury’s after a rise in reports of fake gift vouchers sent on behalf of the supermarket.

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‘Smishing’ scam sends fake NatWest messages

Action Fraud is warning people not to be duped by fake text messages claiming to be from NatWest after the cyber-crime reporting centre received new reports of text message fraud.

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Comment: Nationalising our railways is the only way to fix chronic problems

Just who exactly supports the UK’s privatised railway industry?

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Pie-lovers are up in arms because tinned Fray Bentos ‘contain less meat’

Pie-lovers are up in arms because tinned Fray Bentos ‘contain less meat’

Horrified carnivores have blasted a British food institution online – complaining famous tinned Fray Bentos pies ‘don’t contain enough meat.’

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5 apps that will help you save money

5 apps that will help you save money

January is traditionally a month for money-saving resolutions, with many people forced to tighten the purse strings after going gung-ho with the plastic over Christmas and New Year.

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