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    London-bound flight forced to turn back after passenger ‘refuses to wear mask’

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    Dog rescued 34 hours after getting stuck down a 22ft deep crevice on a mountain

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    Jab volunteer ex-soldier’s two-word message for adults having a first Covid jab

    Jab volunteer ex-soldier’s two-word message for adults having a first Covid jab

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    Belarus officials charged with aircraft piracy over diverted Ryanair flight

    Belarus officials charged with aircraft piracy over diverted Ryanair flight

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    Junior Bake Off fans claim show is a ‘fix’ as hopeful gets through to next round

    Junior Bake Off fans claim show is a ‘fix’ as hopeful gets through to next round

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    Royal Navy ship sent to volcano-hit Tonga as international aid efforts ramp up

    Royal Navy ship sent to volcano-hit Tonga as international aid efforts ramp up

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    Repetitive tannoy announcements scrapped on trains in ‘bonfire of banalities’

    Repetitive tannoy announcements scrapped on trains in ‘bonfire of banalities’

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    KitKat wrappers with images of Hindu gods withdrawn after Nestle slammed

    KitKat wrappers with images of Hindu gods withdrawn after Nestle slammed

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    Opinion – Dancing on Ice should adopt ‘sillier the better’ approach

    Opinion – Dancing on Ice should adopt ‘sillier the better’ approach

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    Gran becomes first patient to be fitted with bionic eye in science breakthrough

    Gran becomes first patient to be fitted with bionic eye in science breakthrough

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    Health Update

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      Engineers are working on a new device that could streamline blood glucose measurement and insulin
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      Crypto Currency

        Spotware Systems Appoints Christina Theodorou as Chief Operating Officer
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        Spotware Systems Appoints Christina Theodorou as Chief Operating Officer

        Spotware Systems Ltd, a Cyprus-based forex CFD trading and spread betting platform, has announced the appointment of Christina Theodorou as…
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        Indian Government Needs More Time to Finalize Crypto Bill: Report – Regulation Bitcoin News

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        Wait, what? Former Bitcoin bull Raoul Pal only owns one Bitcoin?

        Former Goldman Sachs hedge fund manager and cryptocurrency bull Raoul Pal claimed in a tweet that he now only owns…
        Stader Labs Raises $12M in Strategic Sale as It Builds ‘Staking as a Service’ Business
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        Stader Labs Raises $12M in Strategic Sale as It Builds ‘Staking as a Service’ Business

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        Blockfills Secures $37 Million from Institutional Investors

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        JPMorgan: Ethereum Losing Ground to Other Crypto in NFT Market Due to High Transaction Fees, Congestion – Altcoins Bitcoin News

        JPMorgan has told its clients that ethereum is losing ground to rival cryptocurrencies, such as solana (SOL), in the non-fungible…

        Entertainment

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          Millwall boss Rowett really confident of successful transfer business
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          Millwall boss Rowett really confident of successful transfer business

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          Croydon residents only just getting their Christmas post – almost a month late
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          Croydon residents only just getting their Christmas post – almost a month late

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          Grandmother forced to wash with kettle after being left without hot water and heating for weeks
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          Grandmother forced to wash with kettle after being left without hot water and heating for weeks

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          Restaurant infested by mice since 2018 given lowest food hygiene rating
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          Restaurant infested by mice since 2018 given lowest food hygiene rating

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