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Meet the man who isn't THE John Lewis

Image copyright TwitterUK Image caption John Lewis (the man, not the shop) When does Christmas officially start for you? For John Lewis, it starts as early as November. And no, we’re not talking about Christmas ads. We’re talking about the American man who spends every Christmas letting people know that he’s not the major British […]

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Adverse weather clips in updated driving theory test

Image copyright DVSA Image caption A deer can be seen crossing a snowy country road in one clip Computer-generated clips of snow, wind, rain and other adverse weather conditions are being included in an updated driving theory test. The hazard perception section requires learner drivers to watch a simulated journey and spot “developing situations” on […]

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South Western Railway: The people hit by Waterloo delays

Image copyright Samantha Massey Image caption Hundreds of trains were cancelled between Surbiton and Waterloo Rail commuters explain how major disruption has affected them after engineering works overran. South Western Railway services between Surbiton and London Waterloo, the UK’s busiest station, began running at around 10:00 GMT Monday morning. With these cancellations coming as a […]

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How I set out to catch a romance scammer

Image copyright Empics Image caption Catfish victim Roy showing reporter Athar Ahmad conversations he had with someone pretending to be someone else. It’s a tough conversation to listen to. The woman on the phone thinks she has a fiancĂ© in the US. But the romantic emails she’s been receiving are really coming from a small […]

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'Dad, what's that and can we climb it?'

Image copyright Nathan Mills Image caption Edward Mills prepares for his ascent of Orkney’s famous sea stack The father of the youngest person to climb Orkney’s Old Man of Hoy sea stack has spoken of his son’s bravery. Edward Mills, who is eight and lives in Dunnet, near Thurso, completed the challenge in June for […]