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Sanitary products will soon be free for everyone in Scotland

Sanitary products will soon be free for everyone in Scotland

Scotland is set to take a ground-breaking step towards tackling period poverty today (25 Feb), as MSPs vote on a new bill. The legislation, put forward by Labour MSP Monica Lennon, is expected to pass its first vote in Holyrood later today, with MSPs set to back plans to make period products available to all […]

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Cadbury is working on creating a milk-free Dairy Milk bar for vegans – here’s what we know so far

Cadbury is working on creating a milk-free Dairy Milk bar for vegans – here’s what we know so far

Cadbury’s Dairy Milk is one of the most popular chocolate bars on offer and is the go-to choice for many when picking out a sweet treat – except for those following a vegan diet. But as vegan diets soar in popularity, the owner of Cadbury is now working on a milk-free version of its iconic […]

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You can now buy this special imported flavour of KitKat in the UK

You can now buy this special imported flavour of KitKat in the UK

In case you’ve missed it, the nation is in love with all things Lotus Biscoff – the small, crunchy biscuits made in Belgium. The unique biscuit flavour has been used to create sauce, Krispy Kreme doughnuts and cakes – and it is now available in KitKat form. The Biscoff KitKats are currently available to buy […]

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Beatles fan needed for ‘once in a lifetime’ tour guide job – here’s how to apply

Beatles fan needed for ‘once in a lifetime’ tour guide job – here’s how to apply

Beatles fans may want to dust off their CVs – the National Trust is now recruiting for a new guide to work at the childhood home of Paul McCartney. The opportunity, described as a “once in a lifetime” role, has opened thanks to a long-serving member of staff retiring. The Liverpool home on 20 Forthlin […]

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Here’s when Ash Wednesday falls this year and why people observe the first day of Lent

Here’s when Ash Wednesday falls this year and why people observe the first day of Lent

Shrove Tuesday, otherwise known as Pancake Day, might be a more widely celebrated occasion for pretty obvious reasons, but the day after is just as significant for many people. With Shrove Tuesday out of the way and the cupboard emptied of delicious, pancake-making things, many religious people will turn their attention to more serious matters […]

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The world’s most expensive sheep dog has been sold for a whopping £18,000

The world’s most expensive sheep dog has been sold for a whopping £18,000

A border collie from Morpeth has been sold to an American ranch for £18,000, officially making her the most expensive in the world. Megan was sold by her owner, Emma Gray, at an auction in Skipton, North Yorkshire. The two-and-a-half year old sheepdog will be shipped to Oklahoma, where she will herd expensive Wagyu cattle. […]

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Here are all the Scottish locations where Season 5 of Outlander was filmed

Here are all the Scottish locations where Season 5 of Outlander was filmed

Outlander fans have been well fed this year, with Season 5 of the bodice-ripping historical-fantasy show debuting on Amazon Prime in February. Season 5 of Outlander is loosely based on the fifth book by franchise author Diana Gabaldon entitled, ‘The Fiery Cross’. Events during the book are nestled in the early 1770s in the lead […]

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Two touts who made £9 million reselling Ed Sheeran tickets have been jailed

Two touts who made £9 million reselling Ed Sheeran tickets have been jailed

In a landmark legal first, two UK ticket touts have been jailed after making millions selling on concert tickets for way above face value. The two touts, Peter Hunter and David Smith, operated as Ticket Wiz and BZZ, and sold marked-up concert tickets for the performances of an array of artists, including Ed Sheeran and […]

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A British man has been found guilty of murdering a retired lecturer with a crossbow – but no one knows his motive

A British man has been found guilty of murdering a retired lecturer with a crossbow – but no one knows his motive

A man has been found guilty of murdering a retired lecturer with a crossbow in Anglesey. Terrence Whall, 39, denied the charges but was found guilty by a jury at Mold Crown Court on Monday (24 Feb). His victim, 74 year old Gerald Corrigan, was shot with a crossbow bolt outside his home as he […]

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The true story behind legal thriller Dark Waters – how an American company poisoned thousands

The true story behind legal thriller Dark Waters – how an American company poisoned thousands

Legal thriller Dark Waters tells the story of tenacious attorney Mark Ruffalo, who takes a stand against a chemical company that has been poisoning a local town. From director Todd Haynes (Carol, Wonderstruck), the film is based on real events that affected thousands of people in West Virginia. Here’s everything you need to know about […]

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