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Fascinating research on Henry VIII’s marital rifts

From University of Exeter: Newly-discovered documents show Henry VIII’s legendary marital troubles may have led to other copy-cat splits around the country. The extraordinary story of a teenager who flip-flopped […]

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Petrol is 7p a litre too expensive says RAC

The RAC is urging fuel retailers big and small to reflect the drop in the wholesale price of unleaded with a significant cut at the pumps. Since the beginning of […]

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If trick or treating, do it safely

In its new campaign, the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) is providing advice to help consumers to buy safe costumes and trick or treat safely. Look for the […]

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Most people don’t wash their hands properly – here’s how it should be done

Pexels Ellen W. Evans, Cardiff Metropolitan University It’s something most people do everyday, often without really thinking about it, but how you wash your hands can make a real difference […]

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Dog theft on the rise: how in danger is your pet and what can be done about it

An easy target under current laws. Shutterstock/MIA Studio Daniel Allen, Keele University Dog theft has a devastating impact on people and families and is a known gateway to animal cruelty […]

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Hot drinks biggest cause of burns in young children

From Cardiff University:   Parents are being urged to take care with hot drinks as part of a UK-wide campaign to tackle the most common cause of child burns. The […]

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Home education – first choice or last resort?

Children leaving secondary school to be home-educated often have complex needs and some make the move as a last resort rather than a preferred choice, new research by Ofsted has revealed. Ofsted […]

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RAC highlights some problem driving issues

Three in every 10 motorists (30%) say they have personally witnessed some form of physical abuse related to a driving incident in the past 12 months, research for the annual RAC Report on […]

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Scurvy: is it really making a comeback in the UK?

Nixx Photography/Shutterstock Ali Hill, Solent University Scurvy is on the rise in the UK and picky eating might be the cause, a recent report in Metro suggests. But is this […]

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How remote working can increase stress and reduce well-being

Shutterstock Stephanie Russell, Anglia Ruskin University Remote working is becoming more popular than ever. A study released by the Swiss office provider IWG found that 70% of professionals work remotely […]

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