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    10 Labrador Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

    Labrador Retrievers are one of the most recognizable breeds of dogs. Even people who aren’t dog lovers can recognize a Lab! They’re the best all-around family dog. Read our article below for our list of 10 Labrador Facts that you probably didn’t know!

    1. Labrador Facts 1 – The Labrador Retriever was inducted into the AKC Registry in 1917.

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    10 foods that can actually help weight loss

    We always seem to talk about  foods that are closely linked to weight gain. Far less frequently do we discuss the foods that will help to keep us full and our calorie intake controlled. Here are 10 of the best foods for weight control and the reasons why they are so good in helping to prevent unwanted weight gain.

    Oats

    A wholegrain, not only do oats have a low glycaemic index which means they help to keep glucose levels tightly controlled and help to leave you full for several hours after eating them but a single serve of oats each day provides you with a substantial amount of soluble fibre. Soluble fibre is the type of fibre known to help reduce blood cholesterol levels, keep our arteries healthy and support optimal metabolic function long term. Click ‘Next’ to see the rest

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    Sainsbury’s is urgently recalling this product after customers became ill

    A dozen people have so far fallen ill and there are fears that this Taste The Difference product has been contaminated with the E.coli bug – which can prove fatal.

    Watchdog, The Food Standards Agency warned shoppers: “If you have bought any of the batches, do not eat them.” Sainsbury’s is clearing the product from its shelves and Public Health England (PHE) has linked a dozen cases of E.coli to the range.

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    10 Things You Didn’t Know About Christmas Eve!

    Here are 10 Christmas Eve facts you didn’t know. it’s the day that seems to drag on before the fun of Christmas Day can begin – December 24th also know as Christmas Eve!

    1. In much of Europe, shoes rather than stockings are left for Santa to fill on Christmas Eve.

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    Warning signs of a stroke. Please Read

    I urge you all to read and share this, by passing on this simple information you could help to save a life. They say if you forward this to ten people, you stand a chance of saving one life. Will you send this along?

    In the summer, during a BBQ, a woman called Jane, lost her balance, stumbled and took a little fall – she assured everyone that she was fine and had just tripped over a brick because of her new shoes. They got her cleaned up and got her a new plate of food. While she appeared a bit shaken up, she went about enjoying herself the rest of the evening. Jane’s husband called later telling everyone that his wife had been taken to the hospital – (at 6:00 PM she passed away.) She had suffered a stroke at the BBQ. Had they known how to identify the signs of a stroke, perhaps Jane would be with us today. Some don’t die, in many cases, getting help quickly and acting fast can lead to a full recovery.

    It only takes a minute to read this. A neurologist says that if he can get to a stroke victim within 3 hours he can totally reverse the effects of a stroke…totally. He said the trick was getting a stroke recognized, diagnosed, and then getting the patient medically cared for within 3 hours, which is tough.
    Remember the ‘4’ steps – F.A.S.T. Click ‘Next’ to Read and Learn!

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    8 Reasons Why You’re Waking Up In The Middle Of The Night

    It is such a common problem that many of us have where one minute we are in a deep sleep then the next we are tossing and turning unable to dose back off.

    We all need sleep so that we can function properly. For younger adults (18-25) and other adults (26-64) they should be having between 7-9 hours of sleep a night. Some people can function on just 3 or 4 hours sleep whereas others need 10 or more to get out of bed. These 8 reasons may explain why you may not be sleeping the whole way through the night (excluding times where sleep loss is expected such as being a new parent).

    1. Temperature Problems

    According to menshealth.com, the perfect temperature for our bodies to have the best nights sleep is at around 18 degrees celsius or 65 degrees fahrenheit. The reason being because it allows our bodies to do its job. During deep sleep our bodies temperature are naturally low and then raise nearer the end of our sleep to tell us to wake up. So by keeping the room temperature low, allows our bodies to do the rest of the work. If the temperature is too warm, our bodies may sweat whilst in too cold temperatures our muscles may get stiff which may cause some pain during seep.

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    When do the old £10 notes expire? Which new tenners are worth a lot of money?

    Although our pound is getting weaker in monetary terms, they have been getting stronger against the washing machine since the new plastic notes were released in September this year. By now you have probably plucked a glossy ten pound out of your wallet instead of hoping your notes don’t disintegrate as you rummage around for them, but when will the old paper notes stop being used?

    Just as the date of the expiry of the old round pound coins came upon us all of a sudden, so to will the expiry of your ragged paper ten pounds notes. The paper £10 will cease to be legal tender in spring 2018, but the Bank of England promises to give you three months notice to spend those paper monies before they actually cease to be legal tender.

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    Liz Dawn, who played Vera Duckworth in Coronation St. has died

    Sad to report that Liz Dawn passed away last night, she was 77.

    A statement from the family of Liz Dawn

    We are devastated and heartbroken at the passing of our much-loved wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother, the incredible Liz Dawn.

    Liz died peacefully last night at home with her loving family around her.

    She has been the love, light and inspiration in our lives and we are bereft at her passing.

    A statement from Coronation Street

    It is with the greatest sadness that we have learned our beloved Liz Dawn has passed away last night. Her family at Coronation Street are heartbroken.

    We extend our heartfelt condolences and sympathy at this very sad time to Liz’s devoted husband Don, her loving children Graham, Dawn, Ann and Julie, their families and her six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

    We have been blessed to have Liz in our lives, as she was such a kind, considerate and caring friend and colleague. As Coronation Street’s Vera Duckworth for 34 years, Liz brought so much joy and happiness to so many. She was a wonderful actress who will forever be a true Coronation Street legend.

    On behalf of ITV and the programme Coronation Street’s Executive Producer, Kieran Roberts said:

    “Liz Dawn was a true Coronation Street legend, a brilliant actor and a wonderful person. Everyone lucky enough to have worked with Liz during her thirty-four years playing Corrie icon Vera Duckworth will remember her with huge affection.”

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    This new £10 just sold for £3,600 on eBay. See how to spot if you have one too

    A new plastic £10 note featuring the portrait of Jane Austen has sold for THOUSANDS of pounds on eBay.

    The new tenner which has the serial number AH17 75 – which is the year of the author’s birth, 1775 – sold for £3,600 on the auction website.

    The note sold over the weekend after receiving two bids. The sale shows that there could be many more notes in circulation which could be worth much more than a tenner. Click next to continue reading

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    Obvious error makes this £2 coin worth a fortune. Do you have one?

    If you’ve got a £2 coin in your wallet, you could already be sitting on a small fortune, thanks to a newly found error on a lot of the current coins in circulation.

    Experts revealed that a number of the 2015 Britannia £2 coins currently being used include a striking error – which could make them very valuable to coin collectors. The rare £2 coins show the Queen’s head rotated clockwise by around 150 degrees – but, with only 650,000 in circulation, and just a few thousand ‘upside down’, you’re definitely going to have to dig deep to find a special one.

    You’ll see that the coin on the right has the Queen’s head struck at the wrong angle – a mistake now confirmed by the Royal Mint
    The Royal Mint said the misalignment was “almost certainly the result of one of the dies working loose and rotating during the striking process”.

    The government body also said the £2 Britannia coin is one of the most scarce circulating £2 coins ever minted – it is third equal in the all-time low mintage charts. Click next to continue reading

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    The new £10 note: How to spot if yours is worth thousands

    Some of the new bank notes are worth far more than £10

    People can make thousands by checking the serial number on their new £10 banknotes when they’re released this week. Unique or special serial numbers can make the new Jane Austen note worth thousands, but how do you know which ones are valuable?

    How do the serial numbers work?

    The serial numbers show when the note was printed, with the new run of £10 notes starting with the prefix of AA01 and going up from there. The new £5 note had 60 notes printed to each sheet, meaning that the first sheet had the serial number prefixes AA01 to AA60, according to ChangeChecker.org. The new £10 note is slightly larger, so will only have 54 notes printed per sheet. The serial number is printed on one side of the note, the same side as Jane Austen’s face. It is two letters followed by eight numbers, running from 000001 to 999000.

    Which codes will be most valuable?

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    The value of this £1 coin will soar next month. Do you have one?

    The value of the rarest £1 coin in circulation is set to soar when it is taken out of circulation next month.

    The 2011 £1 coin, which features Edinburgh, is the rarest to be put into circulation by the Royal Mint.

    Recent sales on eBay and other such websites have show the coin is worth considerably more, and this is set to increase once it’s taken out of circulation

    Click next to see its current value revealed!