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Coca-Cola bottle ‘most iconic packaging’

The Cola-Cola glass bottle has been voted as the most iconic packaging on the UK’s shelves.

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Mrs Brown

Mrs Brown’s Boys voted best British sitcom of the 21st century

It’s the farcical comedy which leaves critics stony-faced. But now Mrs Brown’s Boys has been voted the best British sitcom of the 21st century, beating Ricky Gervais’s observational masterpiece, The Office.

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The Halfway Bridge

Restaurant Review: Halfway by name but no half measures

On the neighbouring table a party of four were celebrating an 18th birthday.

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The grocery store at the top of King Street once run by William Burchell, known locally as Billy Split-raisin

Arundel memories of Alfred Peckham – Part II

The second and final part of Alfred Peckham’s random reminiscences about life in Arundel in the early 1900s, where he recalls the shops, traffic, religion, fairs and the coal cart incident.

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New gadgets

Top Tech trends for Summer 2016 and what to look out for later this year

This year has already been a huge year for new tech trends, with the boom in virtual reality technology around the world, the ever growing fitness-tech market and the never-ending improvements to smart phones and smart TVs.

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Wedding fashion

A guide to summer wedding fashion

Wedding season is in full swing and it’s not just brides who will be meticulously planning their dresses.

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Selfie tips

How to take the perfect Summer-Selfie

New research conducted by Foster Grant has established the average person takes around nine shots before choosing the perfect photo to put on Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook but are you of the many that feel like they are missing a trick and just can’t get it right?

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The value of apprenticeships

Advice from apprentices on how to secure one in 2016

For young people around the UK, now is one of the most important times in their lives for deciding what they want their future to look like.

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Pokemon Go

Life ban for Pokemon GO cheats

Pokemon GO players who are found to be cheating will have a permanent ban slapped on them, it has been announced.

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Guess the title from the screenshot

Can you get 10/10 in our retro games quiz?

How well do you know your retro games?

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Grandparents to the rescue over school summer holidays

Grandparents to the rescue over school summer holidays

More than half of the UK’s grandparents are planning to look after their grandchildren over the next few weeks, according to a recent survey.

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The postcard was sent to Lolo Jacquillard of 32, Rue Poncelet, Paris in December 1905

Shops in Warwick Street in 1905

The reason there is writing on the front of this postcard – sent to Lolo Jacquillard of 32, Rue Poncelet, Paris in December 1905 – is that at that time the backs of postcards sent to most foreign countries still had to be entirely reserved for the recipient’s address.

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Update your wardrobe this summer

Update your wardrobe this summer

The stylist at Jacques Vert talks to Charlotte Pearson about the store’s new collection.

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Jack Savoretti by Rebecca Miller

Singer Jack Savoretti reveals all

Singer Jack Savoretti talks to Charlotte Pearson about his new album and trying to catch Lionel Richie at a festival.

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Revealed: Britains favourite feel-good tunes and movies. Photo: Shutterstock

Revealed: Britain’s favourite feel-good tunes and movies

If you want to feel good, wake up early, dance to a bit of Queen and drink more water.

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Award winner Claire Hopkinson and Anita Dobson. Photo: Philippa Gedge Photography

Video: ‘Cat of the Year’ announced at national awards

A plucky puss who saved the day by waking a family as a fire engulfed their home has been crowned overall winner in Cats Protection’s National Cat Awards 2016, sponsored by PURINA®.

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Top 10 best-selling crime novels of last five years on Kobo revealed

Top 10 best-selling crime novels of last five years on Kobo revealed

There’s nothing like a gripping thriller or crime novel to sink your teeth into during your summer holiday.

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Brits abroad

The average British holidaymaker - how we love to spend our summers

From Shirley Valentine to the Inbetweeners to Benidorm... the classic summer holiday for Brits abroad has been parodied on the big and small screen for decades, and while they may be a bit far-fetched, some of the comedy capers and clichés still ring true for many of us.

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‘Don’t get the train to Airbourne’ – say Southern Rail

‘Don’t get the train to Airbourne’ – say Southern Rail

Southern Rail bosses are advising hundreds of thousands of Airbourne fans across Sussex not to get the train on the first two days of the four-day show as it clashes with a planned strike.

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Tech fans warned over drone scam

Tech fans warned over drone scam

Consumer experts are warning of a new series of online scams offering seemingly well-priced drones for sale.

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