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5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day.

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Fancy travelling ‘hypersonically’? Well Westcott Venture Park project aims to make that a reality

Fancy travelling ‘hypersonically’? Well Westcott Venture Park project aims to make that a reality

A ‘revolutionary’ new aerospace engine which has just received funding from Boeing and Rolls Royce will be tested at the Westcott Venture Park.

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Mothercare recall toy due to battery scare

Mothercare recall toy due to battery scare

Mothercare have urgently recalled a toy due to the discovery of the risk of the battery compartment coming off.

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Motorists advised to top up their tanks ahead of expected petrol price hikes

‘Fill up today’; that’s the advice from industry experts ahead of fears that petrol costs could soar.

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REVEALED IN PICTURES: Animal group slams Aylesbury Vale farm supplying Nando’s, Lidl and Asda after chickens seen living next to corpses in cramped and squalid conditions

Shocking images taken by animals rights campaigners show the squalid and cramped conditions of chickens living at an Aylesbury Vale farm which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s.

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Carpetright is closing its Bicester store

Carpetright to close its Bicester store as firm axes 300 jobs

Carpetright will be closing its Bicester store as the company undergoes a restructure.

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How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

Facebook are set to alert 87 million users that their data has been shared with political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.

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Doritos is offering to pay someone �18,000 to eat crisps for a living. Picture: Twitter

Doritos is offering to pay someone £18,000 to eat crisps for a living

If you’re the kind of person who can think of nothing better than sitting on the sofa eating crisps, then Doritos may have just come up with the perfect opportunity for you.

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Sugar tax war: Tesco, Asda and Morrisons gear up for soft drinks battle ahead of Friday’s levy

Tesco, Asda and Morrisons have all reduced the amount of sugar in their own-label soft drinks prior to the introduction of the so-called “sugar tax” this week.

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Aldi launch new BBQ pizza ovens

Aldi launch new BBQ pizza ovens

Hawaiian, Pepperoni or Margarita – whatever your topping of choice would-be chefs can create pizzas like a pro as Aldi are launching a new outdoor pizza oven.

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Gender pay gap: How Buckingham companies rank

Companies in Buckingham with more than 250 employees have revealed the difference in pay between men and women, following last night’s deadline.

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The HS2 fly-through animation of the Phase One route between Birmingham Curzon Street and London Euston

VIDEO: See HS2's route in new animation

The HS2 fly-through animation of the Phase One route between Birmingham Curzon Street and London Euston was developed by HS2 Ltd using the project’s engineering and environmental data.
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LISTED: The conditions you can’t get prescriptions for and the treatments banned by the NHS

Prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ remedies such as paracetamol and cold treatments have been cut after NHS officials voted in favour of money-saving plans.

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Martin Tett, leader of Bucks County Council

Extra cash for potholes is ‘not enough’ says Bucks leader Martin Tett

Bucks is set to benefit from a £1.1 million cash injection to fix the county’s potholes – however the leader of the council fears it will not be enough to fully repair Buckinghamshire’s deteriorating roads.

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Price hikes listed: All the prices & charges being increased from April

While wages can often be sat at the same level for years on end, sadly the same can’t be said about prices and charges.

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Why deleting your Facebook account could cause you problems

Following the internet-shaking news that Cambridge Analytica “harvested” the data of 50 million Facebook users, many users of the social network are now considering deleting their accounts.

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VIDEO: Lick my face! Sugar-smiths can now make YOUR face into a giant lolly

hh Forget chocolate eggs this Easter, now you can get your face made into a lolly in the ultimate confectionary personalisation.

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The Poundland advert in question

‘Disturbing’ Poundland Easter advert featuring bunny being branded divides Twitter

An Easter advert featuring a bunny being branded by a chick went viral after it ignited a heated row on Twitter.

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PICTURE GALLERY: First look inside as Olney’s first new pub for decades opens its doors

We take a look inside Olney’s first new pub in decades hot off the heels of the town being named as one of the best places to live in the southeast.

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The DIY SOS team

BBC’s DIY SOS appeal for homeowners to take part in series

Are you a homeowner who requires major building work to your property?

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