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Clothes, tech and dentures - some of the items lost at UK airports

Lost clothes and glasses mingle with more unusual items in the lost property boxes at the UK’s airports.

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Mobile phones causing more problems on the road than ever

Mobile phones causing more problems on the road than ever

Over 86 per cent of UK motorists think distraction caused by mobile phones has become worse in the last three years, according to a study commissioned by road safety charity IAM RoadSmart.

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UK road travel could be as safe as rail and air ‘within a generation’

UK road travel could be as safe as rail and air ‘within a generation’

The road system in the UK could be as safe to use as rail and air travel “within a generation”.

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Hatchimals are one of this Christmas' must-have toys

From Silly Sausage to the Hatchimal: meet the toys that will drive Britons to spend £1.1bn before Christmas

As she expertly navigated her hot pink Barbie hoverboard drone through a 360 degree turn, Summer gave some serious thought to why girls might be interested in ownership of a remote-controlled “boy toy”.

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Casting call for new TV show which helps you find your dream home

Led by property expert, Lucy Alexander (of Homes Under the Hammer fame), indecisive house hunters will be given the chance to find the right property for them.

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Winter vomiting bug is coming

Winter vomiting bug is coming

As the autumn leaves fall from the trees, we can spot the stereotypical signs of winter - the sun low in the sky, shops putting up decorations… a sudden queasy feeling in the pit of the stomach.

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Nick Hamilton with Carol Klein, guests and garden visitors at the opening of Barnsdale Gardens' new Winter Border, earlier this year.
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Tourism award for Barnsdale Gardens after secret inspection by Visit England

Barnsdale Gardens has yet again been recognised as a Rutland trailblazer, receiving a Visitor Attraction Quality Assurance accolade from Visit England for the 12th time.

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Area’s first tuneless choir

Love to sing, but can’t carry a tune? Then a new Tuneless Choir in Bourne could be for you.

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Steve Screaton, Deputy Community Fire Safety Manager, Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue.  Photo by Tim Wilson.

New warning for parents about burns risk to children

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service is warning parents about the risk of children being burned or scalded after nearly 300 cases in 2014/15.

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Six of the best pumpkin ideas and how to make them

Six of the best pumpkin ideas and how to make them

Halloween is fast approaching so to save you panicking about your pumpkin, we’ve pulled together six popular designs and guides on how to do them.

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VIDEO: The world’s first airbag for cyclists ‘already saving lives’

VIDEO: The world’s first airbag for cyclists ‘already saving lives’

A firm has designed the world’s first airbag for cyclists.

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Rutland county councillor Tony Mathias, Parentzone  deputy CEO Sophie Linington and High Sheriff Dr Sarah Furness

Staying safe in online world

A group of Rutland safeguarding professionals have undergone specialist training so they can help parents to keep their children safe in the digital world.

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Choir members from Bourne, Spalding, Deepings and Langtoft on Eggheads

A second local team will appear on popular BBC2 quiz show Eggheads next week.

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300 Lincolnshire toddlers a year admitted to A&E for burns and scalds.

Almost 300 children under 5 went to A&E in Lincolnshire for burns and scalds in one 12 month period new figures show.

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Study reveals the keys to a perfect marriage proposal

Study reveals the keys to a perfect marriage proposal

The average woman expects her wedding proposal to take place at a landmark in her home city with a dazzling ring costing £1,013, according to new research.

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How to make the most out of your plummeting pound

How to make the most out of your plummeting pound

The plunging value of the pound can make it disheartening to think about how little bang you may get for your well-earned buck in the aftermath of Brexit.

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Fresh calls for lowering of drink-drive limit

Fresh calls for lowering of drink-drive limit

Road safety and health experts along with the emergency services have called on the Government to lower the drink-drive limit in England and Wales.

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The top 50 skills you need to be a great dad

The top 50 skills you need to be a great dad

The top 50 ‘dad skills’ have been revealed - but less than half of fathers reckon they have mastered them all.

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Baa-rilliant time to be had at 778th sheep fair in Corby Glen

This year marks the 778th annual Corby Glen Sheep Fair and to celebrate the committee has organised a day of fun and festivities.

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Overweight child

Obese children ‘more likely to struggle at school’

Britain’s obesity epidemic is damaging children’s intelligence, suggests new research.

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