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Climate change is slowing Atlantic currents that help keep us warm

The ocean currents that help warm the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America have significantly slowed since the 1800s and are at their weakest in 1600 years, according to new research my colleagues and I have conducted.

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Energy bills fall by up to 11 per cent compared with last year

Energy bills fall by up to 11 per cent compared with last year

New analysis of energy tariffs has shown British bills have fallen by as much as 11 per cent in the last 12 months – depending on where you live.

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REVEALED: The secret Netflix codes that unlock thousands of TV shows and movies

Deciding what to watch on Netflix can be time-consuming. Especially when there are hard-to-please friends or relatives involved.

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10 ways your home could be breaking the law – without you even knowing it

10 ways your home could be breaking the law – without you even knowing it

If you’ve worked on improving your home or garden, it’s worth bearing in mind that there are various ways in which you could be unknowingly falling foul of the law.

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Why booking a flight on a Monday could save you money

Why booking a flight on a Monday could save you money

Mondays may be a drag for some, but the first day of the week is the ideal time to think ahead to life away from the 9-to-5 grind.

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Hungry House takeaway service to close down

Hungry House takeaway service to close down

Takeaway food service Hungryhouse has announced that it is closing, after twelve years of delivering fast food.

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Significant increase in arsons across Bedfordshire last year

Significant increase in arsons across Bedfordshire last year

Fire services in Bedfordshire saw a significant increase in the number of arson attacks on homes last year, figures from the Home Office show.

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Campaigners plan protests over housing plan for Central Bedfordshire

Campaigners plan protests over housing plan for Central Bedfordshire

Campaigning groups fighting plans for massive house building plans by Central Bedfordshire Council are preparing to protest at a council meeting next Thursday.

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‘Fat cat’ bosses at Bedford and Central Beds Council earned nearly £3m between them last year

The 20 best-paid council staff in Bedford and Central Bedfordshire councils earned more than £2.7million between them last year.

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Nine men jailed for total of 170 years following drive-by shooting during night of violence in Bedord

Nine men have been jailed for a total of 170 years following a night of gang warfare in 2016 - in what is Beds Police’s biggest ever prison sentencing.

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Ruby Wax visits Relate ahead of her performance at Bedford Corn Exchange

Comedian, bestselling author and leading mental health campaigner Ruby Wax visited Relate Bedfordshire and Luton yesterday before performing her show, Frazzled, at Bedford Corn Exchange.

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‘Keep your windows closed’ after major Biggleswade blaze

‘Keep your windows closed’ after major Biggleswade blaze

Residents near to a Biggleswade warehouse are being advised to keep their windows closed after a major fire at Bedfordshire Growers yesterday evening.

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Bedford nurse struck off after touching patient’s breasts in A&E

A male nurse has been struck off after touching a patient’s breasts and making inappropriate comments about them in Bedford Hospital’s A&E department.

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Witness appeal after man is attacked in Bedford

Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted in Bedford yesterday (April 18).

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Woman unable to her dogs under control given Criminal Behaviour Order

Woman unable to her dogs under control given Criminal Behaviour Order

A woman who was unable to keep her dogs under control has been ordered to pay a fine and has been served with a two-year Criminal Behaviour Order.

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Catholic priest from Bedford cleared of sexually assaulting three men

Catholic priest from Bedford cleared of sexually assaulting three men

An 85-year-old former Catholic priest from Bedford has been found not guilty of sexually assaulting three men.

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Oakman started out with The Akeman in Tring, Herts, and now has over 20 venues in 9 counties

First straws now single-use plastic, popular pub group makes serious pledge

It has been widely acknowledged that Oakman Inns, which operates popular pub-restaurants across Bucks, Herts, Beds, Oxon, Northants and Warwickshire, was the first multiple-site pub group to end the use of plastic straws across their 20 plus venues.

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5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day.

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Aldi will be building a new distribution centre in Bedford

1,400 jobs to be created in Bedford with new Aldi and B&M warehouses

More than 1,400 new jobs are set to be created in the Bedford area - after two major new regional distribution centres announced they were to be built in the borough.

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Three month closure order on Bedford property due to anti-social behaviour and drug related activity

A property in Bedford has been shut down following reports of anti-social behaviour and drug related activity.

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