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Brand choices such as Coke or Pepsi ‘can break up relationships’

Preferring Pepsi to Coke or McDonald’s to Burger King could doom your relationship, according to new research.

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50 nuggets of wisdom every parent should pass on to their kids

50 nuggets of wisdom every parent should pass on to their kids

Parents hand down the same 29 nuggets of wisdom to their children that their own parents did - including ‘get an education’ and ‘always try your best’.

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A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day can help people to live longer, according to new research.

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Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Children who skip breakfast may be doing themselves long term harm by not getting enough nutrients, warns new research.

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Tesco Bedford Town Centre.

Bank Holiday travel information and supermarket hours for Bedford

Shops, trains, and roadworks may cause disruption over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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Reporter Nabihah Parkar attended a fire masterclass.

How to have a ‘wild’ summer holiday at Whipsnade Zoo

Summer holidays are about to get ‘wild’ with the Bear Grylls Survival Academy at Whipsnade Zoo.

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Flitwick town centre to get a multi-million revamp

Flitwick town centre to get a multi-million revamp

A multi-million pound regeneration plan of Flitwick town centre has been released.

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Pupils find out how they have got on in their exams today

LIVE: A-Level results in Bedfordshire

Across Bedfordshire students are waking up to the mixed emotions of A-Level results day.

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Reporter Nabihah Parkar and Dylan Brown from The Anchor dig in to The Dessert Burger.

A sweet treat is in store for National Burger Day

It’s a fat, juicy burger like none other you have tasted - this one is made purely from dessert.

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Natterjack toadlet Epidalea calamita, The Lodge RSPB Reserve, Bedfordshire, July

Natterjack toadlets that are causing a stir on nature reserve

These stunning images of rare natterjack toadlets were captured by RSPB Picture Researcher Ben Andrew.

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One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced tech

One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced tech

More than one in ten UK holidaymakers have misplaced an electronic device in their luggage, resulting in them being stopped by airport security, according to a new report.

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The woman used a Blue Badge which had expired three years earlier

Woman convicted for fraud after using expired Blue Badge in Bedford

A woman who fraudulently used a blue badge in Bedford town centre has been fined and convicted for fraud.

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Toploader

Popular local acts complete line-up for Swanbourne Music Festival as competition winners are announced

The line-up for the Swanbourne Music Festival - headlined by Toploader of Dancing in the Moonlight fame - has been announced, as have the 10 lucky winners of tickets to the event.

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Bedford Borough Mayor Dave Hodgson. PNL-151216-140348001

bedford commuters face price hike as well as proposed worse service

Commuters will see the price of regulated rail fares rise by up to 3.6 per cent from January - the largest increasein five years.

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Peppa Pig will meet and greet fans at Woburn Safari Park this weekend

Peppa Pig will meet and greet fans at Woburn Safari Park this weekend

Looking for a way to entertain the kids this weekend? Woburn Safari Park might be the answer.

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Primark reveals how to pronounce shop name

Primark reveals how to pronounce shop name

It’s a debate that you may not know exists, but in the world of social media, it has been a hotly debated topic.

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Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Restaurant chain, Nando’s, is giving away free chicken to A-level students across the UK this week.

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UK’s longest sausage roll coming to Morrisons

UK’s longest sausage roll coming to Morrisons

Morrisons is to sell the UK’s longest sausage roll – for just £1.

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Kissing injuries better really works

Kissing injuries better really works

Kissing it better really does work... thanks to a protein in human saliva, according to new research.

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