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We will crack down on 'dangerous' private e scooters

28 April 2022
We will crack down on 'dangerous' private e scooters

E scooters could soon be legalised for use on UK roads suggests the transport secretary who is pledging to tackle those being ridden dangerously.

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'Spitfire Women' among new Second World War stamps highlighting female roles

28 April 2022
'Spitfire Women' among new Second World War stamps highlighting female roles

Royal Mail has unveiled 14 new stamps paying tribute to the women of the Second World War and the vital work they undertook.

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Rail worker strike could be 'biggest in history'

28 April 2022
Rail worker strike could be 'biggest in history'

Passengers could face travel chaos this summer if plans for a national rail strike go ahead.

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Dog thefts reach seven-year high and these are the breeds thieves want

27 April 2022
Dog thefts reach seven-year high and these are the breeds thieves want

Eight dogs are stolen every day in the UK and these are the breeds most likely to be targeted by thieves.

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The viral TikTok hack that might land you with a fine and licence points

26 April 2022
The viral TikTok hack that might land you with a fine and licence points

A viral TikTok video of a car window being tinted using three household items has caught the attention of insurance experts.

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Commuters urged to 'give up their seat' as crowds return to public transport

26 April 2022
Commuters urged to 'give up their seat' as crowds return to public transport

With people returning to public transport in greater numbers, commuters are being urged to pay attention to the needs of their fellow passengers.

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Free range eggs set to return as bird flu rules are relaxed

25 April 2022
Free range eggs set to return as bird flu rules are relaxed

Tough rules brought in to tackle the UK's biggest Avian Flu outbreak, which has seen 100 cases and affected egg sales, will change next week.

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Omicron XE is being watched by scientists as cases double

25 April 2022
Omicron XE is being watched by scientists as cases double

Cases of new Covid-19 variant Omicron XE have doubled in a fortnight with most in the south and east of England, but is this sharp rise a concern?

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How can I buy half price train tickets in the Great British Rail Sale?

25 April 2022
How can I buy half price train tickets in the Great British Rail Sale?

More than a million half price train tickets have gone on sale today but what's the deal, how can you buy and is there a catch?

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Will England ban parents smacking their children?

22 April 2022
Will England ban parents smacking their children?

The Children's Commissioner has backed a ban on smacking in England but why is the law different here and is it likely to change?

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Co-op to ditch use by dates on some products

22 April 2022
Co-op to ditch use by dates on some products

Co-op has become the second food retailer to scrap use by dates on some dairy items it sells in favour of best before dates.

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Queen gets her own Barbie doll for Platinum Jubilee

21 April 2022
Queen gets her own Barbie doll for Platinum Jubilee

The Queen has been given her very own Barbie doll, complete with ivory gown, tiara and Buckingham Palace box, to celebrate her Platinum Jubilee.

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Warning for homes waiting for their £150 council tax rebate

21 April 2022
Warning for homes waiting for their £150 council tax rebate

As councils begin giving tax payers their £150 rebate to help with the cost of living, there's a warning for those waiting for their money.

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The Lyrid meteor shower peaks this week and here's how to see it

21 April 2022
The Lyrid meteor shower peaks this week and here's how to see it

The skies above Kent could be a sea of shooting stars this week when the Lyrid meteor shower peaks and here's when you can see it.

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More advice for parents as hepatitis cases in children spread

20 April 2022
More advice for parents as hepatitis cases in children spread

Medics, investigating a mystery rise in hepatitis illness in children, issue more advice for parents as cases are detected in Europe and the US.

The new Highway Code rule that lets you watch TV but says phones are still illegal

20 April 2022
The new Highway Code rule that lets you watch TV but says phones are still illegal

Just months after some of the biggest changes in its history, The Highway Code is changing again and here's why.

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Passport warning for holidaymakers amid growing backlog

19 April 2022
Passport warning for holidaymakers amid growing backlog

HM Passport Office has issued a strong warning to people planning to go abroad in the coming months as demand for passports reaches an all time high.

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The tiny life-saving car button drivers know little about

15 April 2022
The tiny life-saving car button drivers know little about

Millions of cars are now fitted with a potentially life-saving button but drivers know very little about the SOS technology.

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Inspiring youngsters sought for Kent's Children's Awards

11 April 2022
Inspiring youngsters sought for Kent's Children's Awards

The county's prestigious Children's Awards are back and we need you to tell us about inspirational children, families and charities that you know.

When will I get the £200 energy 'loan'?

11 April 2022
When will I get the £200 energy 'loan'?

A £200 'loan' is being given to homes to help pay rising energy bills but when will it arrive, how do you pay it back and can you opt out?

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