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Savings and credit cards 'used to fund back-to-school costs'

More than a third of parents dip into their savings to fund back-to-school costs of almost £175, research suggests.

Seaside town in Norfolk put 'on lockdown' amid 'low-level disorder'

Some pubs, hotels and other businesses in Cromer, Norfolk, have closed their doors this weekend following reports of "low-level disorder", police have said.

Accidental addiction to painkillers 'a public health crisis', says charity

Britain is facing a public crisis over addiction to prescribed medicine, according to the head of a leading drugs charity.

Hunt v Hawking: Why you should 'never attack a national treasure'

When the actor Eddie Redmayne played Stephen Hawking in the film about his life, The Theory of Everything, he described the world renowned scientist as a "national treasure".

More British Jews considering move abroad as anti-Semitism fears grow - poll

More British Jews considering move abroad as anti-Semitism fears grow - poll

Almost one in three British Jews has considered moving abroad in the past two years, a survey has found.

Jeremy Hunt in fresh attack on Stephen Hawking over NHS

Jeremy Hunt in fresh attack on Stephen Hawking over NHS

Jeremy Hunt has fired back again at Professor Stephen Hawking in their spat over the NHS.

Drug raids net £1.2m worth of heroin and suitcase full of £500k in cash

Drug raids net £1.2m worth of heroin and suitcase full of £500k in cash

Police have arrested two men after they seized £1.2m worth of heroin and thousands of pounds in cash in raids across Merseyside.

Will the weather hold out for the eclipse?

Will the weather hold out for the eclipse?

On Monday 21 August a solar eclipse is due for those directly in the Moon's shadow on Earth.

Vehicles on the edge as car park wall collapses in Nottingham

Vehicles on the edge as car park wall collapses in Nottingham

A car park wall has collapsed in Nottingham - leaving vehicles precariously close to a sheer drop.

NASA praises young British boy's 'great' rocket design

NASA praises young British boy's 'great' rocket design

A budding four-year-old astronaut who sent NASA a letter asking it to build a rocket he designed was thrilled when the space agency replied with their own letter praising him.

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Seaside town in Norfolk put 'on lockdown' amid 'low-level disorder'

Seaside town in Norfolk put 'on lockdown' amid 'low-level disorder'

Some pubs, hotels and other businesses in Cromer, Norfolk, have closed their doors this weekend following reports of "low-level disorder", police have said.

Sir Bruce Forsyth: Television legend dies aged 89

Sir Bruce Forsyth: Television legend dies aged 89

Veteran TV entertainer Sir Bruce Forsyth has died at the age of 89, his family has said.

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