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Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

Christmas dash for cash saw £730 million withdrawn in one day

A whopping £730 million was dished out by ATMs on December 23, the most money ever withdrawn in one day.

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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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Images of clowns around the Mansfield area are circulating on Facebook. This clown was seen waving to motorists in Mansfield Woodhouse. (Source: Facebook).

Notts fancy dress shop 'may pull clown masks' over scary craze

A Mansfield costume shop says it may take down a 'killer clown' Halloween display so pranksters can't take advantage.

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REVIEW: Theroux film gives fascinating insight into Scientology

Louis Theroux’s first feature film My Scientology Movie combines all the elements we associate with his work, from celebrity and commercialism to fundamentalism.

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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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VIDEO: Whatever happened to white dog poo? Part II

VIDEO: Whatever happened to white dog poo? Part II

VIDEO: Whatever happened to white dog poo?

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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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Mayor’s mischievous moggy account ‘not political’ says mystery Twitter user

Mayor’s mischievous moggy account ‘not political’ says mystery Twitter user

A mischievous social-media moggy has spoken out about setting up a parody account poking fun at Mansfield’s mayor, but says it’s not political.

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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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This picture of Doncaster North MP Ed Miliband staring down a commuter attempting to take a candid picture of him has gone viral.

Picture of ex-Labour leader Ed Miliband giving 'death stare' on tube goes viral

A picture of Doncaster North MP Ed Miliband staring down a commuter attempting to take a candid picture of him on the tube has become the latest internet sensation.

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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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GRINCH’S ADVENT CALENDAR: A right royal waste of time

To mark the countdown to Christmas, every day we will be opening our alternative advent calendar - what annoys us most about the ‘most wonderful time of the year’.

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A rare ginger badger is being cared for by Derbyshire Wildflie Trust

CUTE ALERT: Rare ginger badger found in Derbyshire

An unusual ginger badger has been found in Derbyshire and is being cared for by wildlife experts.

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WATCH: Papplewick pumpkin thieves caught in the act

A Nottinghamshire man has released CCTV footage of people stealing carved pumpkins from outside his home.

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