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Tax-Free Childcare - 10 things every parent should know after HMRC changes revealed

Changes are being made to the financial support available to families, enabling more parents to go out to work.

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Parma Cathedral with the Baptistery's leaning tower.

Travel: Hamming it up in Italy

There is no such thing as spaghetti Bolognese.

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Banbury Rotarian Andrew McHugh takes aim at polio. NNL-170602-154859001

Banbury Rotary Club’s end polio campaign continues to be a success

An anonymous donor who suffered polio as a child has donated more that £260 to Banbury Rotary Club’s Purple4Polio campaign.

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Martime Museum

Travel: Hull of a culture shock

Hull? Why the heck are you off to Hull?"

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Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

The use of body cameras by front line police and other uniformed enforcement agencies is increasing at an unstoppable rate both in the US and UK.

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Warning that laundry capsules can burn childrens’ eyes

Warning that laundry capsules can burn childrens’ eyes

Chemical burns to the eye of infants caused by brightly coloured laundry tablets have increased by 32-fold in just three years, a new study has warned.

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Latest school league tables show where you live affects your childs education

Latest school league tables show where you live affects your child’s education

The results are in, and the so-called north-south divide continues to separate children’s educational outcomes by geography – as the recently published secondary schools’ performance data from the Department for Education shows

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Cherwell District Council chairman Cllr Chris Heath officially opens the Woodgreen Leisure Centre NNL-170129-111101001

Last phase of Banbury’s Woodgreen Leisure Centre upgrade completed

Banbury’s Woodgreen Leisure Centre concluded the final part of its £1.2m upgrade with an official ribbon-cutting event on Saturday.

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Solny Square in Wroclaw, Poland.

Travel: Moving into Pole position

It's a tricky city to pronounce, presuming you've even heard of it, but once you've nailed its name, Wroclaw (pronounced Vrots-Vaaff) in southwest Poland, is easy enough to visit, especially for a short break.

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Warning to parents over video app after perverts sickening post as school children chat online

Warning to parents over video app after pervert’s sickening post as school children chat online

A warning has been issued to parents nationwide by police today about children using the live.ly app after a serious sexual offence was committed in front of a group of English primary school children online.

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Full Sky TV service  to be available without satellite dish for first time

Full Sky TV service to be available without satellite dish for first time

Pay-TV giant Sky is to make its full service of 270 channels available without the need for a satellite dish for the first time, as it looks to win back customers who have defected to rivals such as BT.

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Product warning

Early Learning Centre issues safety notice over children’s wooden toy range

A safety notice has been issued concerning a range of children’s toys by their supplier.

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A ride-on replica of Cars' Lightning McQueen has been tipped as one of 2017's top toys - despite costing a whopping �200. The pricey battery-powered car - complete with 'Lightyear' printed wheels - has a maximum speed of just 3km/h. See National News story NNTOY; A ride-on replica of a Disney toy car has been tipped as one of 2017s top toys - despite costing a whopping �200. The pricey battery-powered Cars' Lightning McQueen vehicle - complete with 'Lightyear' printed wheels - has a maximum speed of just 3km/h. Other pricey picks included a wooden 'Forest Cottage', a 40,000 piece Disney Moments puzzle, and a controversial 'hover board' - all at a mind-boggling �400. The toys were on display as part of Britain's biggest toy show, Toy Fair, taking place at Olympia Exhibition Centre in Kensington, west London.

VIDEO: Top toys to hit the shelves in 2017

A ride-on replica of a Disney toy car has been tipped as one of 2017s top toys - despite costing a whopping £200.

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Dam Square in Amsterdam was awash with spring colour on National Tulip Day.

Travel: Free tulips in Amsterdam

The new season for cut tulips began in Holland last Saturday (21 January) and it attracted attention from around the world as the Dutch tulip growers (TPN) organised their sixth annual National Tulip Day.

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Svalbard

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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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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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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