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House gutted in early morning blaze

A house was gutted by fire that broke out early on Sunday morning.

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The new Nokia 3310. Photo: PA

Iconic Nokia 3310 officially relaunched: Everything you need to know

Nokia has relaunched its classic 3310 mobile phone as the tech firm revealed a new line-up in an attempted revamp of the company.

Business
Men living eight years longer and women almost four more years than 25 years ago

Men living eight years longer and women almost four more years than 25 years ago

Men are living an average of eight years longer and women almost four years more than just 25 years ago, according to official figures.

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TOWIE tans really do make men more attractive to women, suggests new research

TOWIE tans really do make men more attractive to women, suggests new research

A TOWIE-style fake tan really does make men much more attractive, according to scientific research.

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B&Q injury warning over light fittings

B&Q has issued a safety warning following concerns being raised over a range of light fittings.

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The brand new Legend of Zelda game is the big launch title

Nintendo Switch launches this week: 8 things to know

New console launches are always exciting even if we have seen a fair share of complete flops over the years, mentioning no names (Mega CD, Atari Jaguar, Sega Dreamcast.... need I go on).

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Army of grandparents saving families billions in child care

Army of grandparents saving families billions in child care

An “unpaid army” of grandparents are saving UK families billions in child care costs every year according to the latest research from The International Longevity Centre (ILC-UK) think tank.

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Do you know someone who drinks more than 7 pints a week?

Men who sup more than seven pints of beer a week for several years ‘raise heart disease risk’

Men who drink more than a pint of beer a day over several years may increase their risk of heart disease by prematurely ageing their arteries, new research suggests.

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Luton men jailed after staging car crash

Luton men jailed after staging car crash

Two men from Luton were among a trio jailed after staging a car crash in Watford to make false insurance claims.

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Lake View, Persimmon

Leasehold ‘rip-off’ in Leighton and Dunstable raised by MP

South West Beds MP Andrew Selous has raised the unacceptable practice of large developers buying freehold land on which they then sell houses on a leasehold basis.

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Storm Doris pulled down trees all over the UK

WATCH: 10 of the most viewed Storm Doris videos

Storm Doris battered the UK yesterday and much of it was captured on video.

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Photo Derek Martin

Gardeners’ delight as green waste collection restarts

Central Bedfordshire Council will recommence its fortnightly kerbside collections of garden waste from Monday 27 February to coincide with its usual dry recycling bin collections.

Environment
The "racist" t-shirt and Negan from The Walking Dead.

“Holy cr*p, people are stupid:” Walking Dead actor blasts minister who got Primark to ban “racist” t-shirt

An actor whose catchphrase is at the centre of a “racist” t-shirt row has blasted the Methodist minister who got Primark to ban the garment after he complained.

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Boredom in Britain at a new low

Boredom in Britain at a new low

Boredom in Britain is at an all-time low - thanks to our our SMARTPHONES.

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Tribute to woman killed in nightclub blaze

Tribute to woman killed in nightclub blaze

A donation in memory of a Luton woman who died after being involved in a tragic fire has been made to the burns unit at Stoke Mandeville Hospital.Friends and colleagues of Elsa Albu raised more than £4,000 in her name after her death in November 2015.

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Firm fined for worker’s injury

Firm fined for worker’s injury

An accident investigation by Luton Borough Council has resulted in a company being fined more than £13,000 after pleading guilty to three offences under the Health and Safety at Work Act.

Crime
Central Bedfordshire confirms council tax rise of 4.5%

Central Bedfordshire confirms council tax rise of 4.5%

The council tax budget for Central Bedfordshire was approved last night (Thursday).

Business
The My Care Co-ordination Team. Sarah Myford (middle)

Keech Hospice Care shortlisted for national awards in House of Lords

Hard-working staff at Keech Hospice Care were finalists in a national awards ceremony held at the House of Lords last night.

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The fallen tree in Totternhoe

Fire officers out in force because of Storm Doris

Storm Doris has wreaked havoc across Bedfordshire, with trees falling, roofs blowing off and even a teenager impaled in the wrist by railings.

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TRAVEL ADVICE: Storm Doris affects roads across Beds

Bedfordshire Police is issuing advice in light of Storm Doris closing a number of roads across the county.

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