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Earth could be hit by an asteroid the size of a Boeing 737 this year

Earth could be hit by an asteroid the size of a Boeing 737 this year

An asteroid (called “2006QV89”) roughly the length of a Boeing 737 is expected to make its way past Earth in September this year – with a one in 7000 chance of collision. The asteroid made it on to the European Space Agency’s (ESA) “risk list”. Risk List The ESA’s risk list reports the details of […]

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The makers of Fortnite have promised to refund parents – here’s why

The makers of Fortnite have promised to refund parents – here’s why

Fortnite maker Epic Games has said that it will refund parents whose children rack up large bills on their bank cards while playing the online battle game. Matthew Weissinger, Director of Marketing at Epic Games, said that parents could claim a refund through the company’s player support system. Mr Weissinger was speaking at a meeting […]

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A primary school has swapped school uniforms for tracksuits – is it acceptable?

A primary school has swapped school uniforms for tracksuits – is it acceptable?

Teachers at a primary school have replaced traditional school uniforms with tracksuits, in a move that prompted mixed reactions from parents. Introduced to inspire a more ‘active’ curriculum, around 40 per cent of parents of children at Telford Junior School in Leamington Spa originally objected to the change in clothing. Some of the children have […]

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Your passport could be refused if it is damaged – here’s why

Your passport could be refused if it is damaged – here’s why

After the former Miss Universe was stranded in Bali because her passport was considered too water damaged to be accepted, do you know if your passport is in good enough condition to fly? With countries around the globe cracking down on their restrictions regarding passports, this is how to ensure you won’t be stopped when […]

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This is what people think should be done about climate change

This is what people think should be done about climate change

Over two thirds of people in Britain say urgent action is needed by our MPs to tackle climate change – according to a new poll. Environmental groups The Climate Coalition and Greener UK asked over 2,000 people for their views on policy, business and collective action on a range of environmental issues for the poll […]

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UPDATE: Cheddar cheese recalled over listeria fears is safe to eat

UPDATE: Cheddar cheese recalled over listeria fears is safe to eat

A brand of cheddar cheese that was urgently recalled from shops has been tested and proven safe to eat. Previously, shoppers were being urged not to eat Galloway Coloured Medium Grated Cheddar amid fears that it could contain deadly bacteria. However, Lactalis McLelland, the company that makes the cheese, has now carried out tests and found no […]

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These are the cheapest family summer holiday destinations – all for less than £70 per night

These are the cheapest family summer holiday destinations – all for less than £70 per night

Holidays can be expensive, with some costing a lot of money if you want to travel further afield or as a family. But travel comparison site TravelSupermarket has now revealed this summer’s top 20 holiday deals. These are the cheapest countries to travel to. Greece comes out on top Specific locations were analysed for the […]

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Apple is recalling some MacBook Pros over fears they could overheat and go on fire

Apple is recalling some MacBook Pros over fears they could overheat and go on fire

Apple is recalling a number of its MacBook Pros over fears they could overheat and pose a fire safety risk to users. The laptop computers contain a battery which could be in danger of overheating, the company said in an announcement. A fire safety risk A limited number of older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro units […]

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This is why you’re being tagged in fake Ray-Ban offers on Instagram – and how you can stop the scam

This is why you’re being tagged in fake Ray-Ban offers on Instagram – and how you can stop the scam

If you’re suddenly being tagged in endless posts on social media about discounted Ray-Bans then you’re not the only one. Although this scam has been around on Facebook for a while, it is now popping up on Instagram. Instead of sponsored adverts, they’re appearing as a photo from a friend with multiple people you don’t […]

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A fifth of toys sold on Amazon and eBay have potentially deadly ‘safety issues’ – here’s how to keep your kids safe

A fifth of toys sold on Amazon and eBay have potentially deadly ‘safety issues’ – here’s how to keep your kids safe

A new investigation has revealed shocking figures regarding the levels of unsafe toys being sold through online marketplaces like Amazon and eBay. Parents should be aware that their children are at risk of “serious injury” and even death, according to the findings. What did the investigation find? The British Toy and Hobby Association (BTHA) conducted […]

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