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Planes will be sprayed with insecticide on arrival to the UK from Zika-hit areas

Planes arriving at nearby Luton Airport from Zika-hit areas sprayed with insecticide

Planes landing at UK airports including nearby Luton from areas affected by Zika are to be sprayed with insecticide as part of the Government’s response to the outbreak.

Honda recall

Honda to recall 1.2 million vehicles over air bag danger

Japanese car giant Honda is to recall 1.2 million vehicles across Europe as part of a 5.7 million worldwide recall involving Takata Corp air bag inflators which can explode and hurl shrapnel into the vehicle.


Supermarket recalls cheese due to presence of Listeria bacteria

A supermarket chain has recalled a number of its Camembert products due to the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.

Kettle Chips recall

Popular crisp brand recalls products after manufacturing mistake

A large amount of Kettle Chips crisps are being recalled by the manufacturer as they may contain sharp pieces of plastic.

Warning over email scam

Warning over widespread email scam

The National Trading Standards eCrime Team have warned against a new email scam which could cost you money and lead to identity theft.


Home Retail Group Argos set to be taken over by Sainsbury's TSP-141109-145343003

Sainsbury’s offers £1.3bn in Argos takeover bid

Retail giant Sainsbury’s has moved to take over Argos after tabling a £1.3bn bid.


Morrisons is cutting prices as supermarket war heats up

Morrisons to cut prices on more than 1,000 items as supermarket war intensifies

Big four supermarket Morrisons is to cut prices on more than 1,000 items, as it looks to win back customers in the heated supermarket price war.


Product warning

Beer recalled as bottle defect leads to safety risk

A supermarket chain has recalled a batch of its own-brand beer due to a risk the bottles will break when opened.

Recall due to risk of Salmonella food poisoning

Sandwiches, wraps and fillings recalled due to food poisoning risk

A company producing sandwiches, wraps and sandwich fillers has recalled several products due to a risk to customers of food poisoning.

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Warning over product safety recalls

Warning over safety recalls as firefighters ask ‘Are you easy to find?’

Firefighters are supporting a national campaign urging people to register domestic appliances in the event of product recalls over safety issues.

Apple is offering free exchanges to affected users

Apple plug recall over ‘electric shock’ concerns

Computer giant Apple has announced a voluntary recall of millions of its two-prong AC wall plugs after incidents of them causing electric shocks.



HSBC online banking website hit by cyber attack

HSBC customers are being warned that the company’s online banking website is currently down after a cyber attack.

Product warning

Food product taken off supermarket shelves due to health risk

Jars of pickling spice have been withdrawn from supermarket shelves because it contains mustard.


Homes on a street name featuring the word Warren are the most expensive says a new study

Most expensive street names revealed after huge study

The UK’s most expensive street names have been revealed after a study of 28 million properties, but does yours feature?


Apple users are experiencing problems with web browser Safari

Having trouble using the internet on your iPhone or iPad? Here’s why…

Apple’s Safari web browser has suddenly begun crashing on iPhones, iPads and Macs.


134 Dixons stores will close

Dixons to close 134 stores after revealing megastore plans

Dixons Carphone is to close 134 stores as part of its merger process which will see the firm create three-in-one megastores.


Holidaymakers could get access to TV and film sites when abroad

Politicians back plans to give holidaymakers access to TV and film services abroad

Plans to give UK holidaymakers access to services such as Netflix, Sky Sports and BBC iPlayer while travelling in Europe were given the go-ahead by MEPs this week.


Ricky Jeffrey from Haddenham - owner of The Egg House Charcuterie

FARMING MATTERS: It’s countryside Oscar season

Two butchers from Buckinghamshire are among the finalists of the 2015 Countryside Alliance Awards, also known as the Rural Oscars.

Peter Borg-Neal, CEO of Oakman Inns

Oakman Inns adds three more pubs to its portfolio

A Tring-based pub company has added three new sites to its portfolio.


Jobs at risk at Brantano in Aylesbury as shoe retailer goes into administration

Shoe retailer Brantano has gone into administration putting jobs at risk at its 140 stores across the UK, including Aylesbury.

Price of Diesel cut

Price of diesel slashed by another 2p at major supermarket today...and others to follow suit?

Fuel prices look set to drop further as one of the major supermarkets makes more cuts at the pumps today.


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Sainsbury’s recall chicken product due to risk to customers with dairy or gluten intolerances

Sainsbury’s has taken steps to recall one of its products due to the undeclared presence of milk and wheat in the recipe.

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Iceland recalls popular food product due to potential health risk

Iceland is recalling a popular food product due to a potential health risk as a result of incorrect storage instructions on the packaging.

Sir David Attenborough on the trail of the giant titanosaur. Photo: BBC

Sir David Attenborough on the trail of the giant titanosaur at Whipsnade Zoo

The elephants and giraffes at nearby Whipsnade Zoo have helped Sir David Attenborough to unveil the secrets of the biggest dinosaur ever to walk the earth, in a brand new BBC One documentary.

Aldi set to deliver

Aldi launches online shopping and will deliver wine by the case

Aldi has launched its online shopping store by selling wines by the case to bargain-hunters.


Should England get its own national anthem?

England could adopt own national anthem as MPs prepare to vote

Debate is raging as MPs are expected to vote on whether England should adopt its own official national anthem.



680 jobs under threat at Morrisons

Around 680 jobs are under threat from the latest store closures announced by Morrisons, which has delivered an upbeat Christmas trading update today.


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WARNING: Poundland withdraws chocolates due to possible health risk

Poundland has withdrawn a batch of chocolate which could pose as a possible health risk to shoppers.


Researchers say hiring someone to do unpleasant chores could help people balance their time

Money doesn’t buy happiness, but spare time does according to researchers

Paying for a cleaner or someone to cut the grass leads to greater happiness than saving the pennies, according to new research.


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