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New chapter in the history of Old King Cole

Authors have mined a rich seam of history to piece together the story of a major industry which employed thousands of workers.

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VIDEO: Bride of Frankenstein and Hollywood Oscar winning wedding dresses at Cannon Hall in Barnsley

Wedding dresses don't come more frightening famous than the one worn by the bride of Frankenstein - now on show in South Yorkshire.
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A typical fidget spinner.

ONLINE POLL: Should fidget spinners be banned in schools?

A mum who claims a fidget spinner proved a 'miraculous' help to her son's ability to learn has hit out at schools choosing to ban the gadgets.

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ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

The 2015 general election left the Liberal Democrats on a precipice. The party was reduced to just eight MPs, a much shrunken local government base, and had been dethroned from its traditional position as the third party of British politics.

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Police forces will receive support from the strategic policing reserve

Police forces will receive support from the strategic policing reserve

The East Midlands police forces are set to receive support from the strategic policing reserve.

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Blazing barbecue. Photo by Pixabay.

Protect your family from danger

If you’re planning a family outing, camping trip or barbecue, take steps to protect your loved ones.

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QUICK QUIZ: Test your sports and showbiz knowledge

QUICK QUIZ: Test your sports and showbiz knowledge

It’s the weekend! Which can only mean one thing, quiz of the week time.

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1,000 jobs up for grabs at hotel chain

1,000 jobs up for grabs at hotel chain

A hotel chain is looking to fill 1,000 positions this summer.

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Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham.

Notts hospital among those on standby to deal with possible terror attack

NHS England has sent an alert to the country’s 27 trauma units to be on standby for a possible terror attack over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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Cold callers top poll of what drives people mad

Cold callers top poll of what drives people mad

Cold callers, stepping in dog poo, queue-jumpers, kids screaming in public and people walking slowing in front of you are the top five things that make Brits say ‘get me outta here’, according to a new study by GalaSpins.com.

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Police are warning of fake online fundraising pages which have been set up following Monday's terror attack at Manchester Arena.

Greater Manchester Police warn of fraudulent online fundraising pages

In the wake of Monday‘s terrorist attack, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) is warning people to be cautious of online fundraising pages.
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Five things to do this half term without spending a penny

Five things to do this half term without spending a penny

The sun has got his hat on...hip hip hip hooray!

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ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

An article on The Independent is being widely shared on social media suggesting that a 30% increase in turnout among 18 to 24-year-olds would make the election of a majority Conservative government on June 8 rather unlikely. It followed a tweet by Alan Firth, a linguist at Newcastle University, commenting on an article by the vice president of the National Union of Students, Shelly Asquith. When contacted by The Conversation, Firth said that the calculations made in The Independent article reflected his own.

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The weather warning is in force from 1pm to 11pm tomorrow. Photo - www.metoffice.gov.uk.

Enjoy the nice weather - there's a yellow warning for rain for Nottinghamshire tomorrow!

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for rain for Nottinghamshire for tomorrow (Saturday).

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Dog tops pet league.

Are dogs the tops with you?

New research shows that people in the East Midlands prefer dogs to cats.

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LETTER: Brexit dream will turn into a nightmare

LETTER: Brexit dream will turn into a nightmare

Who’d a thunk it? Ex-mining areas turning Tory.

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RISE AND SHINE: Live travel updates, weather and more

RISE AND SHINE: Live travel updates, weather and more

Good morning and welcome to our live feed on Friday, May 26.

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Are you burying your head in the sand when it comes to your finances?

Midlands residents burying their heads in the sand over finances

Midlands residents are burying their heads in the sand when it comes to their finances, a new survey has found.

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News from the courts

Sutton man invented Xbox theft and wasted police time

A Sutton man wasted police time when he told them his Xbox had been stolen by burglars, a court heard.

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Gavel and scales

Jail for Mansfield man who went on stolen credit card spree

A Mansfield man who was handed a stolen bank card which he used on a shortlived spree has been jailed.

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