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VIDEO: How to make your phone think you are Lego Batman

Ever wanted to feel like a superhero for a day?

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Do you have the most embarrassing school photo in Notts?

Do you have the most embarrassing school photo in Notts?

Everyone has a cringe-worthy school portrait they'd rather keep hidden. Well here's your chance to show them off for national competition.
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Images of clowns around the Mansfield area are circulating on Facebook. This clown was seen waving to motorists in Mansfield Woodhouse. (Source: Facebook).

Notts fancy dress shop 'may pull clown masks' over scary craze

A Mansfield costume shop says it may take down a 'killer clown' Halloween display so pranksters can't take advantage.

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REVIEW: Theroux film gives fascinating insight into Scientology

Louis Theroux’s first feature film My Scientology Movie combines all the elements we associate with his work, from celebrity and commercialism to fundamentalism.

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VIDEO: Whatever happened to white dog poo? Part II

VIDEO: Whatever happened to white dog poo? Part II

VIDEO: Whatever happened to white dog poo?

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God bless America...movies that make you hate the US

God bless America...movies that make you hate the US

“Land of the free...and the home of the braaaaaave!”

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What if plants feel pain?

Nine reasons NOT to go vegetarian or vegan in National Vegetarian Week

As we approach the end of National Vegetarian Week - May 16-24 - we’ve just learned the number of vegans has more than tripled in the UK in the past ten years.

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One in five Brits favour pets over partner

Research has revealed that one in five people prefer pets to their partner.

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Mayor’s mischievous moggy account ‘not political’ says mystery Twitter user

Mayor’s mischievous moggy account ‘not political’ says mystery Twitter user

A mischievous social-media moggy has spoken out about setting up a parody account poking fun at Mansfield’s mayor, but says it’s not political.

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REVEALED: The top 20 names removed from ex-lovers’ unwanted tattoos

Are you thinking about getting a loved one’s name tattooed as a permanent gesture of love this Valentine’s Day?

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Struggling for Christmas gift ideas? Your local petrol station is ‘fuel’ of options

One in ten Brits reportedly leave ther shopping until the big day itself - so it’s not surprising that the most unlikely places for filling up on festive stocking treats suddenly become a haven of holiday gifts.

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THOUSANDS OF FAKE viagra, G-Star jeans and Barbour jackets and illegal cigarettes seized in massive Derbyshire raids

THOUSANDS OF FAKE viagra, G-Star jeans and Barbour jackets and illegal cigarettes seized in massive Derbyshire raids

Almost two million illegal cigarettes and 580kg of tobacco with a street value of at least £1m have been seized by Derbyshire County Council in one of the biggest trading standards hauls in the UK.

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GRINCH’S ADVENT CALENDAR: A right royal waste of time

To mark the countdown to Christmas, every day we will be opening our alternative advent calendar - what annoys us most about the ‘most wonderful time of the year’.

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A rare ginger badger is being cared for by Derbyshire Wildflie Trust

CUTE ALERT: Rare ginger badger found in Derbyshire

An unusual ginger badger has been found in Derbyshire and is being cared for by wildlife experts.

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WATCH: Papplewick pumpkin thieves caught in the act

A Nottinghamshire man has released CCTV footage of people stealing carved pumpkins from outside his home.

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Hurricane Joaquin

STORM WARNING: Nottinghamshire could be hit by tail end of Hurricane Joaquin

Remnants of Hurricane Joaquin could batter much of the UK this weekend, forecasters warn.

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THAT FRIDAY FEELING: Ahhh, fondant memories...sugary treats from our childhood

Remember when sweets and chocolate was our sole purpose for living?

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...AND ANOTHER THING: Thumbs-up for Facebook’s thumbs-down plans

...AND ANOTHER THING: Thumbs-up for Facebook’s thumbs-down plans

So billionaire online entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg has decided, after a lot of research, that Facebook will soon have a ‘dislike’ option to post online.

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Hash tagged...potato treat tops Notts fry up list

Hash tagged...potato treat tops Notts fry up list

What’s on your plate for a perfect full English?

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THAT FRIDAY FEELING: Holy smoke! Vaping declared safe(ish)

THAT FRIDAY FEELING: Holy smoke! Vaping declared safe(ish)

Scientists in vaping-safer-than-smoking shocker!

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