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Must Try Food For Finland

As a foodie, I’m not even ashamed to admit how much of my life revolves around food. It is something that brings me joy every day, and whenever I visit home my itinerary is indeed largely built around what Finnish foods shall I eat on each trip, with many foods having recurring appearances. It’s a […]

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With professional sport on lockdown, athletic animals seize the spotlight

On a chilly afternoon in the quiet of lockdown life in Aamli, Norway, Kiara decided she would take a crack at volleyball. Her first punt on the ball swung far to the right, forcing team mate Mathias Berntsen, a professional beach volleyball player and Olympic hopeful, to crane his arm backward and make contact. Her […]

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Flower emoji replaces bouquet as Russian couple wed over live stream

There were no hugs and kisses with friends and family when Gerda Baranovskaya and Pavel Tyun married in a Moscow registry office, but dozens of guests plied the happy couple with congratulation messages and heart emojis on a wedding Instagram live feed. “In the first place we wanted to cheer ourselves up, and so it […]

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Man jailed for jumping queue at Poundland and spitting at staff and police

A queue-jumper at Poundland who spat at police and store staff has been jailed for six months. Darren Swain, 57, had been aggressive and abusive towards staff outside Poundland in Castleford, West Yorkshire, as they worked to ensure customers were let into the store one at a time. A spokeswoman for the Crown Prosecution Service […]

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Suspect caught when people clapping for NHS pointed to where he was hiding

Residents who stepped outside to join in with the nationwide Clap for Carers helped police find a suspect they were chasing, before resuming their applause as he did a ‘walk of shame’ back to the squad car. People standing on their doorsteps in Birmingham leapt to the aid of officers during the weekly salute to […]

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Mum, 31, in court over death of son, 9, killed in dog attack

Two women have appeared in court charged in relation to a dog attack that killed a nine-year-old boy. Frankie Macritchie, from Plymouth, died while on holiday at Tencreek Holiday Park in Looe, Cornwall, in April last year. Police were called to a caravan at the site just before 5am after Frankie was attacked by a […]

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Sandwich shop owner delivers food in a bucket to terminally ill loyal customer

A man diagnosed with terminal cancer has daily meals delivered to his window in a bucket by a kind-hearted couple who own a local sandwich shop. John Goodfellow, 64, from Keswick, Cumbria, was given 18 months to live by doctors after they diagnosed him with lung cancer in 2010. Ten years later, the self-named ‘survivalist’ […]

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Mystery burning object flies over UK skies leaving huge trail of smoke

People in Cambridgeshire have been left scratching their heads over a mysterious plume of smoke that appeared over the county. A large flaming object was spotted spiralling in the sky at around 8pm by Gerry Underwood, 55. He was sitting outside his canal boat in Stretham, having a little fire, when he spotted the trail. […]