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Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

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Airport luggage. Photo: Genevieve Hayward

Clothes, tech and dentures - some of the items lost at UK airports

Lost clothes and glasses mingle with more unusual items in the lost property boxes at the UK’s airports.

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REVEALED: The top 10 girls’ and boys’ baby names of 2016

REVEALED: The top 10 girls’ and boys’ baby names of 2016

The most popular names for your little bundles of joy have been announced for another year - but is your chosen name on the list?

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Millions of Brits don't know their home phone number

Millions of Brits don’t know their home phone number

Millions of Brits have no idea what their home telephone number is, according to new research.

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Mobile phones causing more problems on the road than ever

Mobile phones causing more problems on the road than ever

Over 86 per cent of UK motorists think distraction caused by mobile phones has become worse in the last three years, according to a study commissioned by road safety charity IAM RoadSmart.

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UK road travel could be as safe as rail and air ‘within a generation’

UK road travel could be as safe as rail and air ‘within a generation’

The road system in the UK could be as safe to use as rail and air travel “within a generation”.

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Hatchimals are one of this Christmas' must-have toys

From Silly Sausage to the Hatchimal: meet the toys that will drive Britons to spend £1.1bn before Christmas

As she expertly navigated her hot pink Barbie hoverboard drone through a 360 degree turn, Summer gave some serious thought to why girls might be interested in ownership of a remote-controlled “boy toy”.

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Its true - women really do have better memories than men

It’s true - women really do have better memories than men

In the battle of the sexes, memory – or lack of it – has traditionally played a starring role.

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Presenter and property expert Lucy Alexander/ Raise the Roof Productions

Casting call for new TV show which helps you find your dream home

Led by property expert, Lucy Alexander (of Homes Under the Hammer fame), indecisive house hunters will be given the chance to find the right property for them.

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Tooleys Boatyard, Banbury, sharing facilities RVS Man Sheds. From the left, Jo Phillips, RVS Sheds project manager, Barry Richards, Sheds mentor and Steve Kilsby, RVS service manager, in the forge with Matt Armitage, Tooley's director. NNL-160111-145742009

Tooley’s Boatyard announce Banbury’s first ‘Men’s Shed’ open day

Many great things have been achieved in the confines of the Great British shed but for those of us without such a space this has remained an itch we cannot scratch.

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Youngsters taking naked selfies despite knowing the risks

Youngsters taking naked selfies despite knowing the risks

Many young people choose to share naked selfies despite knowing the risks because they see it as a “normal and fun” part of relationships, a worrying study has shown.

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TRAVEL: Sampling a taste of Istria

TRAVEL: Sampling a taste of Istria

Urged on by a series grunts and whistles, Joseph’s two long-haired dachshunds raced into the sun-dappled Istrian forest and within minutes had helped unearth a small black truffle.

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Winter vomiting bug is coming

Winter vomiting bug is coming

As the autumn leaves fall from the trees, we can spot the stereotypical signs of winter - the sun low in the sky, shops putting up decorations… a sudden queasy feeling in the pit of the stomach.

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Petflix and chill: scientists develop films for cats and dogs to reduce stress caused by fireworks

Petflix and chill: scientists develop films for cats and dogs to reduce stress caused by fireworks

November 5th is an exciting time of year for most of us, but for those with pets it can also prove stressful... now help is at hand thanks to a bizarre development by scientists.

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Console Corner: PlayStation VR review

Video game makers have for years searched for ways to make players feel more immersed in the experience – be that the arcade simulators that move around, cameras that track your body as a controller or the ‘holy grail’ of virtual reality experienced through a headset.

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Banbury’s ‘Date and Dance’ night with a difference

A date night with a difference will once again be opening its doors to those with learning disabilities and their carers to enjoy an evening of great music, dancing and dating.

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Great British Bake Off: Winner Candice Brown reveals plan to open cakes and antique shop

Candice Brown said she plans to open a vintage shop selling cakes and antiques after winning the last series of The Great British Bake Off to be shown by the BBC.

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Six of the best pumpkin ideas and how to make them

Six of the best pumpkin ideas and how to make them

Halloween is fast approaching so to save you panicking about your pumpkin, we’ve pulled together six popular designs and guides on how to do them.

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VIDEO: The world’s first airbag for cyclists ‘already saving lives’

VIDEO: The world’s first airbag for cyclists ‘already saving lives’

A firm has designed the world’s first airbag for cyclists.

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