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Warning issued as teenager dies after being electrocuted while using iPhone in bath

Warning issued as teenager dies after being electrocuted while using iPhone in bath

Members of the public are being warned to be careful with their mobile phones around water, after a 15 year old girl has died after being electrocuted while using her iPhone in the bath. Russian teen Irina Rybnikova was said to be messaging friends from the bath, while her phone was charging. A tragic incident […]

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Vets warn that a £1 cleaning product popularised by Instagrammer is dangerous to animals

Vets warn that a £1 cleaning product popularised by Instagrammer is dangerous to animals

A vet has issued a warning to pet owners over popular budget cleaning product, Zoflora. Vets 4 Pets in Hull have revealed that a “very poorly” cat was left with extreme burns and swelling after coming into contact with the disinfectant. Social media influencer Mrs Hinch (real name, Sophie Hinchcliffe) champions several cleaning brands, including […]

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Here’s how you can see the brightest comet of the year tonight

Here’s how you can see the brightest comet of the year tonight

Star gazers have the unique opportunity to catch a glimpse of the brightest comet of the year tonight (12 Dec) as it shoots past Earth. Comet 46P/Wirtanen is expected to reach peak brightness this evening, at the same time the Geminids meteor shower peaks, presenting a rare chance to to see both. How bright will […]

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Christmas-mad office worker creates Britain’s most festive desk

Christmas-mad office worker creates Britain’s most festive desk

A Christmas-mad office worker has turned his desk into Britain’s most festive workspace – transforming into a snow-covered castle complete with ‘smoking’ chimney. For the third year running, engineer Jack Makepeace has created a merry masterpiece of his workspace so he can celebrate Christmas while on the job. What started as a competition amongst colleagues […]

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These are the best places in the UK to see 2018’s brightest meteor shower – and when it’s peaking

These are the best places in the UK to see 2018’s brightest meteor shower – and when it’s peaking

by Joanna Whitehead Tomorrow (13 Dec) marks the start of 2018’s brightest and best meteor shower – the Geminids. While this celestial event is a regular highlight of the meteor year, occurring every December, 2018’s shower is poised to be particularly special. The rising of a new moon just a few days prior to the shower’s […]

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Brexit poll: should Theresa May go, who should replace her, and what should happen next?

Brexit poll: should Theresa May go, who should replace her, and what should happen next?

Theresa May faces a leadership challenge from Tory MPs after the threshold of 48 letters of no confidence was reached. But what should happen next, how would a leadership contest work, and what does all this mean for Brexit? What happens in the no confidence vote? Sir Graham Brady, chairman of the Conservative backbench 1922 […]

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Cadbury’s Ultimate Selection Box costs £50 – but here’s what the individual chocolates are worth

Cadbury’s Ultimate Selection Box costs £50 – but here’s what the individual chocolates are worth

Cadbury have released what they describe as “probably the World’s biggest selection box”, but customers have been quick to criticise the eye-watering price of the product. The Cadbury Ultimate Selection Box contains 26 different chocolate bars and weighs in at 2.1kg and measures in at 75cm by 48cm. The brand’s most popular chocolate bars all […]

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How much snow is required for a ‘white Christmas’? Here’s how it’s decided

How much snow is required for a ‘white Christmas’? Here’s how it’s decided

While wintry weather can cause chaos in December, many of us still hope for snowfall when the big day rolls around. But how do forecasters define what constitutes a white Christmas? What is a ‘white Christmas’? According to the Met Office, an ‘official’ white Christmas only requires one snowflake “to be observed falling in the […]

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You could earn £60 per hour by catching out cheating partners – here’s how to apply

You could earn £60 per hour by catching out cheating partners – here’s how to apply

A call has been made for people willing to catch out unfaithful partners this Christmas, offering successful applicants £60 per hour to work as a ‘Professional Honey Trapper’. Online local services marketplace, Bark.com, is advertising for the role after research allegedly revealed that a third of people will cheat on their partners over the festive […]

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You could win £10,000 if you find a white chocolate Creme Egg

You could win £10,000 if you find a white chocolate Creme Egg

Confectionery giant Cadbury is offering a sweet £10,000 in prize money for chocolate lovers who can track down their elusive white Creme Egg. The Charlie and the Chocolate Factory-style prize hunt requires shoppers to find the white eggs, which will be hidden in local newsagents and supermarkets around the UK. How to win According to […]

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