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Works resurfacing will close parts of the M1 this week

Motorists using the M1 through Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire are being advised of road works this week.

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REVEALED: Which workers are most likely to drink or drug-drive

REVEALED: Which workers are most likely to drink or drug-drive

New analysis has revealed jobs in construction dominate the list of occupations most likely to have a conviction for drink and drug-driving.

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Product warning

Laptop battery packs recalled over fire hazard fears

Computer manufacturer Toshiba has recalled a range of laptop battery packs over fears that the units could overheat and potentially catch fire.

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McDonald's Polegate restaurant

McDonalds seeks upgrade to restaurant

McDonalds is looking to upgrade its A5 Hockliffe restaurant by extending its building, improving its drive-thru and nearly doubling the number of parking spaces.

Business
Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry �100 Million a Year

NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

The introduction of a draconian law designed to force local and national newspapers into a system of statutory press regulation could cost the industry £100 million a year just for telling the truth, the News Media Association has said today.

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'Shackleton' gets a view from the cockpit

Lost bear goes globetrotting as pilot searches for young owner

When easyJet Captain Matthew Clutterbuck arrived at his aircraft early one December morning for a routine day’s flying, he glanced into the cabin, only to see a sad-looking but clearly much-loved children’s teddy bear staring back at him from the aisle floor.

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Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Whether it’s a quick coffee or chipping in for a colleague’s birthday present, office workers can expect to spend over £40,000 in a lifetime on workplace costs.

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Product warning

Food processors recalled over blade danger fears

A high street retainer has recalled a range of food processors over fears that parts of the devices’ blades could detach.

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Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

Parents are being urged to stop using a range of cots and children’s beds IMMEDIATELY - which are being linked to the sudden death of a newborn baby.

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The man said Tesco should ban customers who go shopping in their nightwear.

Shopper asks Tesco to ban customers in pyjamas and dressing gowns

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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Aldi

Aldi boosts wages as it looks for 4,000 new recruits

Supermarket Aldi has upped the pressure on its rivals after announcing it will increase pay to at least £8.53 an hour next month.

Business
Central Beds Council offices  Chicksands

Proposed tax hike, spending and savings for Central Beds

Central Beds Council has today outlined its spending and saving plans for 2017/18 and also its forthcoming proposed council tax hike.

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Gone is the old style round, all gold coin and in its place will be a 12-sided, bimetallic coin with a hidden high-security feature to protect it from counterfeiting.

Five things you need to know about the new £1 coin

The Royal Mint is preparing to launch a new £1 coin, set to enter circulation in early 2017.

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Ex Langford player condemned over abusive tweets to grieving Premier League star

Ex Langford player condemned over abusive tweets to grieving Premier League star

A former Langford Football Club player has been roundly condemned for his tweets over the loss of a Premier League star’s child.

Crime
Top tailors Geoff and Laura Souster with Michael Buble

Luton grammar school boy who ensured his future was sewn up

This is a story that could have had a very unhappy ending . . . but former Luton Grammar School boy Geoff Souster was always an enterprising lad.

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Shops light up town

Shops light up town

As you may know, Dunstable Town Council provides the Christmas Lighting Scheme for Dunstable town centre, writes Dunstable Town Centre manager Clare Brett.

Business
Product warning

Batch of pork sausages ‘could cause food poisoning’ warns Food Standards Agency

Pork sausages and stuffing balls acquired by butchers from Asda and Marks and Spencer could cause food poisoning, health watchdogs have warned.

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