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Popular pub restaurant firm named in top 10 best companies to work for in UK

Oakman Inns & Restaurants has had its exceptional staff policies and HR record recognised in the influential Sunday Times 100 Best Companies Awards 2017.

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The new Nokia 3310. Photo: PA

Iconic Nokia 3310 officially relaunched: Everything you need to know

Nokia has relaunched its classic 3310 mobile phone as the tech firm revealed a new line-up in an attempted revamp of the company.

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TOWIE tans really do make men more attractive to women, suggests new research

TOWIE tans really do make men more attractive to women, suggests new research

A TOWIE-style fake tan really does make men much more attractive, according to scientific research.

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B&Q injury warning over light fittings

B&Q has issued a safety warning following concerns being raised over a range of light fittings.

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The "racist" t-shirt and Negan from The Walking Dead.

“Holy cr*p, people are stupid:” Walking Dead actor blasts minister who got Primark to ban “racist” t-shirt

An actor whose catchphrase is at the centre of a “racist” t-shirt row has blasted the Methodist minister who got Primark to ban the garment after he complained.

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Central Bedfordshire confirms council tax rise of 4.5%

Central Bedfordshire confirms council tax rise of 4.5%

The council tax budget for Central Bedfordshire was approved last night (Thursday).

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Fire caused by a faulty tumble dryer.

ALERT: Bedfordshire residents urged to unplug EXPLODING tumble dryers

Residents across Bedfordshire are being urged to unplug a range of faulty tumble dryers - after some of them started to EXPLODE.

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The t-shirt has now been pulled from sale.

Petition launched to return “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt to Primark stores after complaint sparks ban

A petition has been launched to return a “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt to Primark stores after a Methodist minister’s complaint saw the garment pulled from shelves.

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The "racist" t-shirt and Negan from The Walking Dead.

Primark pulls “shocking” and “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt from stores after angry complaint

Primark has removed a t-shirt promoting hit US TV show The Walking Dead from its stores after it was branded “fantastically offensive” and “racist” by an angry shopper.

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Morrisons recall meat product after listeria is found in packs

Morrisons recall meat product after listeria is found in packs

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms.

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Call for talks over Vauxhall takeover bid

Call for talks over Vauxhall takeover bid

Union Unite is calling for urgent talks with General Motors after it was revealed the PSA Group, owners of French car brands Peugeot and Citroen, is in talks to take over the GM European brands.

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Nokia to re-launch the 3310

Nokia to re-launch the 3310

Nokia has announced it will re-launch the world’s most loved mobile phone - the Nokia 3310!

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Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in 10 workers fear they will never be able to retire, according to new research.

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Fury at town council’s 17% tax rise

Fury at town council’s 17% tax rise

Arlesey residents are facing a whopping 17.1% tax rise as its town council replenishes its reserves.

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Britain’s dilemna: Nation faces a shortage of male strippers

Britain’s dilemna: Nation faces a shortage of male strippers

Never mind the skills shortage, the lettuce rationing, or reports of a black market in cabbages.

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People power brings down council tax bid

People power brings down council tax bid

People power has seen a local council drop plans for a large council tax increase.

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REVEALED: Netflix codes to unlock full film and TV show list

REVEALED: Netflix codes to unlock full film and TV show list

It’s the most popular entertainment streaming service in the world and has revolutionised how we consume films and television shows.

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Outrage at £26k fee for Biggleswade exhibition

Outrage at £26k fee for Biggleswade exhibition

A controversial bid to build on council land in Biggleswade has ignited fury after it was revealed Central Bedfordshire Council spent £26,000 on a public exhibition.

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Warning that laundry capsules can burn childrens’ eyes

Warning that laundry capsules can burn childrens’ eyes

Chemical burns to the eye of infants caused by brightly coloured laundry tablets have increased by 32-fold in just three years, a new study has warned.

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Product warning

Night skin treatment recalled over glass danger fears

Batches of a skin treatment oil have been recalled following the discovery of glass in one batch.

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