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LOOKING BACK: Remember tuning in to watch these classic shows

Apparently, they don’t make kids TV like they used to. So join with us on a trip down television memory lane and rate your favourites as we go...

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QUICK QUIZ: This week’s news in questions

QUICK QUIZ: This week’s news in questions

It’s that time again....test yourself on what’s been hitting the headlines this week with our just for fun quiz.

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SAY WHAT: The famous faces behind these Donald Trump quotes...

SAY WHAT: The famous faces behind these Donald Trump quotes...

He’s a marmite kinda guy and today it’s all about him.

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MUSICAL MEMORY LANE: 20 songs turning 20 in 2017

MUSICAL MEMORY LANE: 20 songs turning 20 in 2017

Prepare to feel ancient. These 20 songs are all two decades old this year.

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QUICK QUIZ: Seven questions about the last seven days

QUICK QUIZ: Seven questions about the last seven days

It’s been a busy old week in the world of news, sport and celebs.

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Will you break your 2017 resolutions?

Will you break your 2017 resolutions?

New year’s resolutions, surely most of us that make them break them? Especially on a dull January evening when you know there’s a half eaten box of Celebrations in the cupboard calling out to you.

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Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

A whopping £730 million was dished out by ATMs on December 23, the most money ever withdrawn in one day.

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Giles Bennett took these photos of the rare 'hair ice' in Buxton Country Park.

PICTURES: Rare ‘hair ice’ spotted in Buxton

A walker has made a chilling discovery in the Buxton countryside...

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QUIZ OF THE YEAR: 2016 in questions

QUIZ OF THE YEAR: 2016 in questions

It’s been one hell of a year, Brexit, Trump, sporting successes, celebrity deaths and much more but how much attention have you paid to what’s hit the headlines?

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LIST: 11 of Derbyshire’s punniest business names

LIST: 11 of Derbyshire’s punniest business names

These are 11 of Derbyshire’s punniest business names.

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Supermarket recalls steak over allergy fears

Supermarket recalls steak over allergy fears

Supermarket giant Asda have issued a recall on their Butcher’s selection garlic and herb thin cut beef sizzle steak.

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Accrington took on Chesterfield at the Proact Stadium.

Did Accrington Stanley take just TWO FANS to cup game in Chesterfield?

Accrington Stanley's 4-1 win over Chesterfield in the much-derided Checkatrade Trophy may have been watched by just TWO away supporters, according to figures.

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UDDERLY RIDICULOUS: Cow’s face blurred out on Google Street View

UDDERLY RIDICULOUS: Cow’s face blurred out on Google Street View

Moo-ving around the UK capturing images for its popular Street View feature, Google has to be careful about protecting people’s privacy.

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The would-be robber was chased off by a staff member and a Henry hoover. Photos and video - SWNS.

VIDEO: HENRY HOOVER used to fight off armed robber at Derbyshire pharmacy

A Derbyshire pharmacy worker fought off an armed robber - with a Henry hoover.

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English National Youth Ballet.

Ballet classic is updated

English Youth Ballet is presenting a dramatic production of Giselle set on an English country estate with an ‘upstairs downstairs’ flavour.

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God bless America...movies that make you hate the US

God bless America...movies that make you hate the US

“Land of the free...and the home of the braaaaaave!”

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What if plants feel pain?

Nine reasons NOT to go vegetarian or vegan in National Vegetarian Week

As we approach the end of National Vegetarian Week - May 16-24 - we’ve just learned the number of vegans has more than tripled in the UK in the past ten years.

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One in five Brits favour pets over partner

Research has revealed that one in five people prefer pets to their partner.

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Tattoo removal

REVEALED: The top 20 names removed from ex-lovers’ unwanted tattoos

Are you thinking about getting a loved one’s name tattooed as a permanent gesture of love this Valentine’s Day?

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CHristmas gift

Struggling for Christmas gift ideas? Your local petrol station is ‘fuel’ of options

One in ten Brits reportedly leave ther shopping until the big day itself - so it’s not surprising that the most unlikely places for filling up on festive stocking treats suddenly become a haven of holiday gifts.

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