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Bude Fire Service dash through the snow attend Kilk tractor fire

Bude Fire Service’s Facebook page says: Our 4×4 Fire Engine was sent through the snow to a tractor on fire, just after 6 am this morning near Kilkhampton. Quickly extinguished […]

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‘Beast from The East’ – the science behind Europe’s Siberian chill

National Police Air Service Gareth Dorrian, Nottingham Trent University and Ian Whittaker, Nottingham Trent University The so-called “Beast from the East” has arrived in the UK, bringing unusually cold weather […]

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Why book a hotel in your own town?

Ever wondered why people stay in hotels in their home town? Well, the answers may surprise you… The team behind polled 2,088 people aged 18 and over from around the UK to […]

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People with depression use language differently – here’s how to spot it

Kurt Cobain’s song lyrics were loved by many. Maia Valenzuela/Flickr, CC BY-SA Mohammed Al-Mosaiwi, University of Reading From the way you move and sleep, to how you interact with people […]

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Did you stay at home this morning?

Well, given the weather, it’s tempting. It seems millions of people planned to call in sick this morning (2nd Jan) so they could stay in bed, according to new research. […]

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Why we need to stop talking about a ‘masculinity crisis’

Aneta Stępień, Trinity College Dublin The recent outpouring of sexual harassment cases makes people wonder: what is wrong with men? After all, the vast majority of those accused of sexual […]

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Beware online slimming pills

We all worry about fake news, but what about fake meds? A warning from official channels tells us that online sellers of potentially dangerous slimming pills containing withdrawn pharmaceutical ingredients […]

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How grandparent childcare is helping mums back into work

Grandma time. via Shireen Kanji, University of Birmingham It is taken for granted that grandparents care for their grandchildren – so much so that their presence at the school […]

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Six things to know about mass shootings in America

A woman sits on a curb at the scene of a shooting on the Las Vegas Strip, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. AP Photo/John Locher Frederic Lemieux, Georgetown […]

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For better gut bacteria, eat more oily fish

IKasparus/Shutterstock Ana Valdes, University of Nottingham Having lots of different types of bacteria in your gut has many health benefits, including a lower risk of diabetes, obesity and inflammatory bowel […]

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