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B&Q recalls power tool over spitting metal safety fears

DIY retailer B&Q has issued a recall notice after testS showed a power tool could fail, spitting metal shards at its user.

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BHS final closing date pushed back

BHS final closing date delayed ‘because stockrooms are full’

The final closing date for many BHS stores has been postponed because stockrooms are still full of clothes and homewares.

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GRAPHIC CONTENT: Poundland fined £32k after dead mouse and rodent droppings found in store

Poundland was fined over £32k last week after inspectors found rodent dropping and food containers soaked in urine at one of its branches.

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Children’s comforter recalled due to choking fears

A range of Winnie the Pooh and Dumbo comforters have been recalled due to a choking hazard.

How to avoid making yourself a crime target with your social media posts

How to avoid making yourself a crime target with your social media posts

Social media can increasingly tell potential burglars information that will make their job much easier.

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Light bulbs recalled due to electric shock risk

A batch of light bulbs have been recalled due to a ‘serious’ manufacturing error which has led to a risk of electric shock.

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MHBG-01-05-14 M40 GV  General view of the M40 motorway  Picture by Lucy Ford NNL-140429-173919009

M40 resurfacing works to start next week

Resurfacing work on the M40 will be taking place over the next few months.

Lorry fire closes M1 at Luton. Photos: Highways England @HighwaysEAST

VIDEO: Serious lorry fire causes chaos for motorists on M1

A serious lorry fire on the M1 at Luton has completely closed the M1 north with tailbacks stretching miles.

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Boots recalls children’s sunglasses over safety fears

High street chain Boots is recalling pairs of children’s sunglasses after a defect was discovered that could pose a threat to young wearers.

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Tesco to cut fuel prices by up to 2p

Tesco to cut fuel prices by up to 2p at 5pm today

Supermarket giant Tesco will cut the cost of petrol and diesel by up to 2 pence per litre at all of its petrol stations from 5pm this afternoon, Monday August 1.

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Top five supermarkets recall over 20 different yogurt brands after health scare

Five of the UK’s leading supermarket are recalling a number of own-brand yogurts after the Food Standards Agency found they may contain pieces of rubber.

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The latest version of Amazons Prime Air drone

Amazon to trial delivery drones in UK skies

Internet retailer Amazon is to test using aerial drones for deliveries after announcing a tie-up with the UK Government.

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‘Dangerous’ plastic shards found in packets of popular fridge snack

A popular fridge snack is being recalled for fear they may contain pieces of plastic.

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In Thame �670,000 will buy you this stylish penthouse conversion arranged over three floors, within a wonderful Grade II listed building with �20,000 to spare.

This house in Thame costs the same as a garage in London

A double garage in an upmarket part of London was sold for a record-breaking £670,000 this week.

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IKEA shoppers urged to check bank balances after double-charging incidents

Customers of furniture retailer IKEA are being urged to check their bank statements after the firm admitted that it had charged some shoppers twice for their purchases.

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Average home price set to rise by £40,000 in 5 years

The price of a home will be about £40,000 higher in five years’ time, even though prices are expected to slow in the wake of the Brexit vote.

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