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Travel: Enjoying an arctic expedition

With flying times from the UK to the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard less than six hours away, and no long sea journeys involved, it is possible to experience the true majesty of the Arctic, just 500 miles from the North Pole, without having to travel to Canada, Alaska, Greenland or Russia.

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Wetherspoons and Prezzo branded bottom feeders over seafood sustainability

Wetherspoons and Prezzo branded ‘bottom feeders’ over seafood sustainability

Prezzo and Itsu restaurants plus pub chain Wetherspoons came bottom in a survey of sustainable seafood on offer at High Street eateries.

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2017 property crash would see �399 a week wiped off UK property values

2017 property crash would see £399 a week wiped off UK property values

While the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has forecast that house prices in the UK will rise by around 3 per cent this year, a Times survey of leading economists has predicted that 2017 could be the year the London property bubble finally bursts, almost a decade on from the last market crash

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Even tech-savvy Gmail users are falling victim to hackers who steal their login credentials, according to a security expert, who notes that increasingly sophisticated phishing techniques are being employed.

Gmail hack: Even tech-savvy users fooled by sophisticated phishing technique

Even tech-savvy Gmail users are falling victim to hackers who steal their login credentials, according to a security expert, who notes that increasingly sophisticated phishing techniques are being employed.

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Children are working longer hours than their parents, study shows. Photos: Center Parcs

Children are ‘working’ longer hours than their parents, study shows

The ‘Cult of Busy’ has now infiltrated to our children as research shows primary school kids are ‘working’ – either in school or scheduled activities for up to 46 hours a week

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The likes of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will make the Switch popular

Nintendo Switch games revealed as launch looms large

Nintendo’s brand new console the Switch is out in just over a month’s time and a host of games have been confirmed for the intriguing machine.

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Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

The latest photo editing app to go viral, Meitu, has sparked serious security and privacy concerns as Android users are allegedly giving away huge amounts of information to the Chinese tech company in order to download the selfie taking app.

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Disney recall

Disney toys recalled over safety concerns

A popular Disney toy set has been recalled by its manufacturer over safety concerns.

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Some of the latecomers arrive back in Leeuwarden after dark.

Travel: A unique Dutch winter challenge

With a cold snap currently sweeping across Europe, more than 15,000 Dutch ice-skaters and more than two million winter sports fans have been waiting patiently since 1997 for a proper big freeze in the hope that 2017 will be the year in which the Elfstedentocht is permitted to go ahead.

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A decadent sandwich shop opens its doors to residents in Northampton thanks to council business grant

Decadent sandwich shop opens its doors to residents in Northampton thanks to business grant

Sandwich-loving workers in Northampton are now able to have their ideal lunchtime pack-up following the launch of a new eatery in Northampton.
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Jumel Miah  is a finalist in the Master Chef Promotions competition.

Northampton chef is finalist to become King of Spice in Master Chef competition

A curry chef from Northampton is in the running to be named the country’s King of Spice after impressing a panel of top judges at a prestigious cook-off.

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Travel writer Ella Walker outside Jane Austen's house.

Travel: Book a novel weekend break

Trudging through the misty graveyard of St Nicholas Church in Steventon, Hampshire on a chilly Saturday morning, I could really do with some of the ringed patterns Jane Austen and her sister Cassandra strapped to their boots to keep off the sodden, muddy ground.

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Hacker using laptop

From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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Dog obesity

Obesity in dogs sparks epidemic of canine arthritis

Britain’s pet dogs are suffering an epidemic of arthritis and obesity among canines could be to blame, experts have warned.

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For Honor is Ubisofts first foray into the hack and slash genre

“Shooter with swords” a big but exciting gamble from Ubisoft

Next month sees something of an interesting gamble by Ubisoft with the launch of co-op online brawler For Honor.

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Don't Tell the Bride is looking for couples to apply for this year's series.

Couples in Northamptonshire wanted for 2017 series of Don’t Tell the Bride

Couples wanting to tie the knot this year are being invited to apply for a new series of Don’t Tell the Bride.

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Helsinki's Tuomiokirkko Cathedral in Finland

Travel: Where to go in 2017

Sarah Marshall checks out five different destinations for you to consider this year.

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New Year overtaken by summer holidays as peak divorce season

New Year overtaken by summer holidays as peak divorce season

New Year has been overtaken by the end of the summer holidays as peak divorce season, according to family lawyers.

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Commodore 64

The future is retro: could your old tech be worth a fortune?

While shiny new PlayStation 4 Slims and Xbox One S games consoles are likely to be high up on the wish lists of many this Christmas, others would like nothing more than to slip back in time to the golden age of video games, between the late 70s and early 90s.

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