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Britain’s worst sick day excuses

Excuses, excuses. When it comes to calling in sick to work, employees get creative.

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Vote now for Northamptonshire groups to win £1,000 Mick George Skip of Gold

Vote now for Northamptonshire groups to win £1,000 Mick George Skip of Gold

The race is on to find the winner of the Skip Of Gold competition.

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Perfect job is a 4 day, 24 hour week - with free fruit

Perfect job is a 4 day, 24 hour week - with free fruit

The perfect job is a four-day, 24 hour week with a salary of £61,000-a-year, free fruit and a boss who likes a pint, it has emerged.

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Warning over fake WhatsApp emails

Warning over fake WhatsApp emails

Messages claiming to be from WhatsApp are being sent by fraudsters intending to steal banking and personal information.

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Primark recalls popular product containing chemical linked to cancer

Primark recalls popular product containing chemical linked to cancer

Discount clothes retail giant Primark has recalled pairs of flip-flop over fears they contain a chemical linked to cancer.

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Product warning

Doritos recalled over allergy fears

Two pack sizes of Doritos have been recalled by their manufacturer due to allergy concerns.

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Blocks in the attic - are you sitting under a hidden Lego fortune?

Blocks in the attic - are you sitting under a hidden Lego fortune?

Could your kids be playing with a hidden fortune? According to new data, households across the UK could contain more than £50 million worth of highly-collectable LEGO.

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Northampton business leaders gathered to discuss their digital future

Jobs at risk in Northamptonshire if county does not invest in broadband speeds, business leaders warn

The ambition to create 60,000 new jobs in Northamptonshire by 2026 hangs in the balance because of poor broadband connectivity, business leaders heard this week.

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Faecal bacteria found in ice at McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King

Faecal bacteria found in ice at McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King

Ice served in drinks at the three biggest fast food chains in the UK has been found to contain faecal bacteria.

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Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Budget supermarket Aldi has launched what could be Britain’s cheapest school uniform - which will see children fully-kitted out for only £3.75.

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The team of 185 Watling Street celebrate their place in the finals.

Cheers! Northamptonshire pub faces one more round of judging in bid to win national award

A Northamptonshire pub has been shortlisted as a national finalist in the Great British Pub Awards 2017.
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Tesco recall

Tesco withdraws salads due to food poisoning bug

Tesco has recalled two chicken salads because it contains the food bug Campylobacter.

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Sainsbury's

Children’s drink recalled by Sainbury’s due to insufficient sterilisation

A popular children’s drink has been recalled by supermarket giant Sainsbury’s.

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Kodi

Kodi reveals why customers now mistakenly think their box “no longer works”

Kodi has told customers complaining that their box “no longer works” that a number of websites have now shut down their services.

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A concept image of the new �10 note

Everything you need to know about the new £10 note

Just as we’ve stopped trying to rip apart the new indestructible £5 notes, the new £10 note is set to launch later on this year.

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Traffic on the A45 eastbound after a crash on the M45

Man dies in ‘serious’ crash on M45

A man has died after a ‘serious’ crash on the M45 near Daventry earlier this morning (Thursday, July 6).

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Brits will spend up to £800 on weddings this year

Brits will spend up to £800 on weddings this year

‘Wedding season’ sets the average adult back almost £800, a study found.

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Workplace.

Nearly half of office workers fantasise about a colleague

Almost half of office workers fantasise about having relations with a colleague, according to new research.

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Product warning

Curry kits on sale at the major supermarkets recalled over ‘unsafe’ milk powder

Two sauce kits which are on sale at supermarkets such as Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Asda and Morrisons are unsafe to eat and have been recalled.

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The ATM at 50: how a hole in the wall changed the world

The ATM at 50: how a hole in the wall changed the world

Next time you withdraw money from a hole in the wall, consider singing a rendition of happy birthday.

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