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Aldi will donate all its unsold food to those who need it this Christmas

Aldi will donate all its unsold food to those who need it this Christmas

With Christmas right around the corner, the festive season can be a difficult time for those in need – but supermarket Aldi has pledged to donate its surplus food to the people who really need it this Christmas Eve Food donations Working in partnership with Neighbourly (a community engagement platform that pairs businesses and charitable […]

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These are the best 0% purchase cards for Christmas spending explained

These are the best 0% purchase cards for Christmas spending explained

by Derin Clark Christmas can be an expensive time of year, which can particularly impact already financially stretched household incomes. While borrowing money should always be a last resort, spreading the cost of Christmas across 0% purchase credit cards can ease the financial pressure in the run-up to the big day. A 0% credit card […]

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Harsh Winters – heading west with Luke Joyce

Harsh Winters – heading west with Luke Joyce

It’s an unconventional way to promote your new album, but for Luke Joyce, getting away from it all was a necessary step. That’s why the man behind Harsh Winters is, rather than his Edinburgh home, in Nashville, taking a break following the recording of his new long player. “In previous efforts my album writing and […]

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This is how the world’s newspapers and websites reported the UK election result

This is how the world’s newspapers and websites reported the UK election result

Party leaders and candidates have now mostly found out their fate in the 2019 General Election. The result at the time of writing is 363 for the Conservatives, 203 for Labour, 48 for the SNP, and 11 for the Lib Dems, with just a few more seats to be declared. You may have been avidly […]

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This is why Friday 13th is considered to be unlucky

This is why Friday 13th is considered to be unlucky

What are the origins of the Friday the 13th superstition, which has provided inspiration for films, novels and music over the years? The answer is that it’s a combination of two age-old superstitions. Friday is regarded as unlucky in the Christian religion, as Jesus Christ was crucified on a Friday. Initially, followers of Christianity reserved […]

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Here’s a quick and easy way to decide where to go on your next holiday

Here’s a quick and easy way to decide where to go on your next holiday

A new ‘holiday generator’ tool has been built to help people who are stuck in a rut when it comes to their annual getaway. Research has found nearly nine in 10 people who take trips away have returned to a location they’d already visited. On average, Brits have packed up and headed to the same […]

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General Election 2019: how the newspaper front pages look today

General Election 2019: how the newspaper front pages look today

As the country wakes up to the results of the third general election in five years – and the largest Tory majority since the 1980s, here is what the national papers are reporting. The Daily Mirror: ‘Nightmare Before Xmas’ Picture: Daily Mirror The Mirror’s front page has the headline ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ – the paper […]

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General Election 2019 reactions: what the winners and losers had to say

General Election 2019 reactions: what the winners and losers had to say

It is an election result that has shocked Britain. The Conservatives have been returned to power with a huge majority, as a Jeremy Corbyn-led Labour crumbled at the polls. In Scotland, the SNP celebrated almost complete domination, while Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson lost her seat to the Nationalists. Here are some of the key […]

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Scientists have had their say on the ‘beer before wine and you’ll be fine’ hangover theory

Scientists have had their say on the ‘beer before wine and you’ll be fine’ hangover theory

Scientists have conducted a test in an attempt to definitively confirm or deny the old myth that drinking beer before wine will prevent drinkers from developing a hangover. Researchers aimed to discover whether the saying ‘beer before wine and you’ll feel fine; wine before beer and you’ll feel queer’ is actually true. A drinking test […]

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General election results 2019 in full: here’s how your constituency voted

General election results 2019 in full: here’s how your constituency voted

by Chloe Chaplain Party political leaders and candidates have found out their fates in the 2019 General Election. The result is 365 for the Conservatives, 203 for Labour, 48 for the SNP, and 11 for the Liberal Democrats. All the results are in the below list. Full list of constituency results Here is a list […]

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