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Over half of East Midlanders think they'll have to work past pension age to be able to afford lifestyle they want

More than half of people aged 40-plus in the East Midlands believe they will have to work past retirement age to have enough savings to enjoy the lifestyle they want.
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Fancy dinner and a dissection? Anatomy Lab Live to go on UK tour

An event which sees guests enjoy a slap-up meal before they watch a human dissection is going on a UK tour next year.

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REVEALED: The top ten reasons for road rage among motorists

Cutting up traffic and failing to use indicators are some of the main activities that trigger road rage among motorists.

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Why cars have been left covered in a yellow dust - and how to get rid of it

Motorists were left confused over the weekend after waking up to find their cars covered in yellow dust.

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Naked cleaners wanted in Nottinghamshire - and you could earn £45 an hour!

Fancy a new job where you could earn £45 an hour?

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How often do you ignore your parents' calls?

Over half of East Midlands residents don't feel guilty about ignoring parents' calls

You may have made a fuss of your mum yesterday for Mother's Day but it seems people in the East Midlands aren't generally that great when it comes to speaking to their parents.
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IN PICTURES: 14 funny chat-up lines to help you break the ice this Valentine’s Day

It’s Valentine’s Day - the perfect time to tell that special someone how you feel about them.

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Do you suffer from selfitis?

Do you suffer from selfitis?

We all know someone who’s obsessed with taking selfies and now it turns out that it is actually a real condition.

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There's plenty of ways to keep the kids entertained in Nottinghamshire over the festive period.

3 Christmas activity ideas to entertain the family in Nottinghamshire

The Christmas holiday is almost upon us and with presents already under the tree, cash-strapped parents will be wondering how they are going to keep the kids entertained.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will live at Nottingham Cottage

What link does Nottingham Cottage have to Nottinghamshire?

Nottingham Cottage on the Kensington Palace estate, which was the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s first marital home, will now be home to Prince Harry and his American fiancée Meghan Markle.
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We've all reached for the comfort food after a relationship breakdown.

8 unusual food and drink related phrases from around the world

We've all been there - turning to the ice cream or something unhealthy after a relationship breakdown.

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Do you lie about your age?

Poll: Would you lie about your age?

Do you lie about your age? As many East Midlanders do!

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The plants are on sale in Asda until January.

Could pineapple plant be the answer to your snoring nightmare?

It's an issue that has been causing couples to argue for generations.
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Cyber Monday falls on November 27.

Is Cyber Monday replacing Black Friday?

Black Friday is one of the biggest days of discounts all across the UK, but this American tradition is only a taster of the best bargains to come.

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Christmas can be a very expensive time of year.

5 money saving tips for Notts families in the run-up to Christmas

Christmas is fast approaching and families in Nottinghamshire will be tightening their belts ready for the expensive time ahead.

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Those with variable mortgages could end up paying more after the Bank of England base rate increase last week.

Bank of England base rate increase - how to save money

The Bank of England last week agreed to raise the base rate for the first time in ten years.
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Test your knowledge of Europe.

QUIZ: How well do you know Europe?

It's been a hotly debated topic over the last couple of years, in light of the 2016 referendum.
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Kit Harington stars in the new BBC drama Gunpowder. Photo - BBC.

Freedom fighter or terrorist? Who was the real Guy Fawkes?

A new BBC drama has relegated Guy Fawkes to a bit part in the Gunpowder Plot.

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It's Friday the 13th.

Friday the 13th: Why is it unlucky?

Better stay indoors, folks. It's Friday 13th, the most cursed day in the calendar.

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The app encourages people to take part in a series of dangerous challenges.

Warning to parents over Blue Whale suicide challenge app

Parents are being warned of a new app which encourages youngsters to take part in dangerous challenges.

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