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Fitness: Nordic walking is like 'taking Pilates outdoors'

5 hours 45 min ago
IT is the latest fitness workout to grab the headlines and I can attest that if it hadn’t been for Nordic walking poles I wouldn’t have made it through the last 5k of my non-stop 100k walk this summer. They were exactly what I needed to take the pressure off my feet when my heels and toes had taken a bashing, though I can’t say I knew exactly how to use the poles properly.
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Crashed train was travelling at 80mph before applying brakes

7 hours 25 min ago
A train that hit another train in a tunnel was travelling at 80 miles per hour just two minutes earlier, accident investigators said.
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New cooking app for students launched

11 hours 12 min ago
A young entrepreneur has started his own app giving students cheap and easy meals to make whilst studying.
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Morning news round up for Monday September 26

16 hours 6 min ago
Here is everything you need to know on Monday September 26.
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Stellar cast in action movie remake

Sun, 25/09/2016 - 10:31am
THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN (12A, 133 mins) Western/Action/Drama. Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Byung-hun Lee, Vincent D'Onofrio, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Martin Sensmeier, Peter Sarsgaard, Haley Bennett, Luke Grimes, Matt Bomer. Director: Antoine Fuqua.
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Star Wars, Saving Private Ryan and On The Buses: my days of visiting film locations, and why they are over

Sun, 25/09/2016 - 8:47am
Well here we are again and thank you for joining me on a ramble down Memory Lane. I feel autumn is coming and soon we will have to gather around a blazing open fire so I can recall days of long ago. However this week I reckon we should go via Dead Man's Gulch and River Canyon to mark the passing of veteran actor Hugh O'Brian, who many of us will recall as the television western hero Wyatt Earp in that long ago series.
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How I failed to climb the musical trellis of hospital radio

Sat, 24/09/2016 - 8:49am
I spent nigh on 20 years in the basements of hospitals. Usually located between ‘environmental services’ and the morgue, there is no less attractive location from where to present amateur radio shows. It’s a tough gig, especially when your welcoming committee is a backlog of cold storage bound body bags and your target listener is inevitably geriatric and stone deaf.
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Children evacuated from bus after it catches on fire

Sat, 24/09/2016 - 8:30am
A group of children were evacuated from a bus after it caught on fire.
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'It’s about taking away the stigma': father fights for suicide watch in schools

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 1:07pm
A father whose son took his own life is campaigning for suicide watch to be integrated into school safeguarding policies.
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Wrestling, tattoos and tea with Chasing Cadence

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 1:00pm
Earlier this year Dear Life, a single by alternative rock group Chasing Cadence, was picked up by TNA Wrestling, an international TV series based in the US.
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Jackets to ease you into autumn

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 11:00am
You’re probably not ready to let go of the summer, and neither are we. So coats can way, these jackets will ease you into autumn.
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PM hails British troops ‘the best in the world’ and says they must be protected from legal system abuse

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 8:46am
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has told defence chiefs "every effort must be made" to stop the legal system being abused and British troops hounded.
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Morning round up for September 23

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 8:03am
Morning everyone
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Mick Jagger talks Cuba and crazy fans ahead of film release

Thu, 22/09/2016 - 6:00pm
An interview with Mick Jagger himself ahead of the release of Havana Moon – The Rolling Stones Live In Cuba in cinemas across the UK.
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'Who will sort this out?': Kitchen firm customers call for investigation

Thu, 22/09/2016 - 5:00pm
Victims of a kitchen company that took customers’ money but never delivered its products say they are “in limbo” with no apparent investigation.
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Fashion and interiors shop listed in top Small Biz 100

Thu, 22/09/2016 - 5:00pm
A fashion and interiors shop that opened in 2010, Chloe James Lifestyle, named after the children of its proprietor Donna Nichol, has been listed as one of the top 100 small businesses by Small Business Saturday UK.
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RMT announces five new dates for strike action on Southern Railway

Thu, 22/09/2016 - 2:28pm
THE RMT says a series of industrial action will be taken by its members on the Southern Railway network.
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WATCH: Man who stole designer watches worth nearly £40,000 jailed

Thu, 22/09/2016 - 12:51pm
A man who stole designer watches worth a total of almost £40,000 from jewellers in Watford and St Albans has been sentenced to a year in prison.
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'Disturbing' number of children reporting being victims of abuse across the county

Thu, 22/09/2016 - 12:00pm
There has been a "disturbing" increase of children under the age of 16 reported being victims of child abuse across the county.
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Puppy tied up and abandoned in church

Thu, 22/09/2016 - 10:26am
A puppy was tied up and abandoned in a church on the hottest day in September.
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