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Argos creates more than 10,000 Christmas jobs

High street retailer Argos is to recruit more than 10,000 seasonal staff to work in its stores over the busy Christmas period.

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Chris Heaton-Harris MP with Hambleside Danelaw's MD Chris Avery

Daventry’s MP visits firm creating new jobs in the town

Daventry’s MP has visited an expanding business in the town that is creating new jobs locally.

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Product warning

Quorn product recalled from supermarkets over presence of egg

Meat-free food specialist Quorn is recalling batches of two of its products from Sainsbury’s stores over a labelling error.

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Daventry district is one of safest places in UK to eat out

Daventry district is one of safest places in UK to eat out

The Daventry district is one of the safest places in the country to buy food from restaurants and takeaways, figures have shown.

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'If I'd wanted to be like everyone else, I'd have waxed my monobrow': Northants IT consultant joins The Apprentice

The owner of a Northamptonshire-based IT consulting company is one of 18 new candidates starring in the BBC1's The Apprentice.

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B&Q recall

B&Q issues recall over injury risk

DIY chain B&Q has issued a recall after it emerged that one of its products could pose an injury risk to users.

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Endorsements from celebrities such as Jennifer Aniston can help to sway shoppers buying decisions. Credit: Shutterstock

Revealed: the tricks packaging designers use to make us spend

Celebrity endorsements, pseudo-science and fancy boxes are among the tricks retailers are using to part us from our cash.

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Whatsapp is changing

Soon you won’t be able to pretend you’ve missed WhatsApp messages from annoying friends

An update being tested for popular messaging app WhatsApp could mean you’ll never be able to pretend you’ve missed a message again.

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New help for disabled rail travellers on West Coast Main Line

New help for disabled rail travellers on West Coast Main Line

Railway bosses have unveiled a number of new initiatives to make travelling easier for the disabled.

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The ten most expensive houses on the market in Northamptonshire

The ten most expensive houses on the market in Northamptonshire

Found a few quid down the back of your sofa and looking to move home?

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Spider. Credit: Shutterstock

World’s deadliest spiders which can cause four-hour erection before death found in ASDA bananas

Dozens of the world’s deadliest spider were found crawling out of a bunch of ASDA bananas, it has been claimed.

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Two Frost Fairs to be held in Northampton this winter

Two Frost Fairs to be held in Northampton this winter

The popular Frost Fair will be returning to Northampton’s Market Square twice this winter.

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Cost of living - fuel prices on the rise

Cost of living - fuel prices on the rise

Mixed news for motorists this week as the cost of fuel has remained largely the same this week, with unleaded petrol still at 111.3 pence per litre.

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Shopkins Smoothie Truck. Picture: PRNewsFoto/Toys R Us.

Toys “R” Us reveal must-have Christmas toys

Toy experts at Britain’s biggest toy store, have unveiled their very own list of 14 Superstars, which are expected to dominate kids’ Christmas lists this year - and it’s going to be a hard-fought battle between tech toys versus popular collectibles and characters.

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Has your home got the Aldi effect?

Has your home got the Aldi effect?

Is your nearest supermarket an Aldi? It could be doing more than just saving you money on your groceries...

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Daventry district residents have just a few weeks left to sign up to a scheme which could save money on gas an electricity bills

Daventry district residents have just a few weeks left to sign up to a scheme which could save money on gas an electricity bills

There are just a few weeks left for district residents to join more than 7,500 households hoping to save on their gas and electricity bills through an energy switching initiative.

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London Midland apologise to passengers as rail services get back up and running this morning following landslide

London Midland apologise to passengers as rail services get back up and running this morning following landslide

Rail commuters have been back on the move again this morning following a landslip which shut down services for three days on Friday.

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Time to change your password?

Revealed: the 25 worst online passwords

Hacking and data breaches are, sadly, an everyday fact of life in the 21st century but some people really aren’t helping matters by using simple, easy-to-break passwords.

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Apple assures users iOS 10 update is safe after iPhone ‘bricking’ issues

Apple assures users iOS 10 update is safe after iPhone ‘bricking’ issues

Tech giant Apple has sought to reassure users that the latest operating system update is safe after some iPhone owners reported it had rendered their handsets useless.

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5 things you need to know about the new £5 note

5 things you need to know about the new £5 note

A new plastic £5 note featuring Sir Winston Churchill has been introduced into UK circulation by the Bank of England.

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