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Primark has responded to #chipgate in the best way possible

Social media went mad earlier this month after customers desperate to get their hands on the latest must-have product were disappointed when Primark sold out.

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Turn any surface into Lego with Lego friendly tape

Turn any surface into Lego with Lego friendly tape

Turn any surface into Lego with this AMAZING Lego-friendly sticky tape

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Energy flashes in distant galaxies ‘could be alien spacecraft’

Energy flashes in distant galaxies ‘could be alien spacecraft’

Mysterious flashes of energy detected in distant galaxies may be evidence of super-advanced aliens powering interstellar spacecraft, theorists claim.

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The Lamppost Cafe, Bridge Gate, Hebden Bridge.

Dog-friendly Calderdale cafe up for top tourism award

A Hebden Bridge cafe is in the running for a prestigious Visit England award.

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VIDEO: Sir Michael Parkinson named Head of Interviews for Yorkshire Tea

Sir Michael Parkinson has been appointed Head of Interviews for Yorkshire Tea to whip the hiring process into shape.

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Swiss mountain air pictured near The Matterhorn

Swiss mountain air selling for £200

A barmy Brit is selling fresh mountain air from Switzerland ... for a breathtaking £200 a bottle.

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Rise of the robots: the jobs set to be overtaken by technology

Rise of the robots: the jobs set to be overtaken by technology

Salespeople, spreadsheet jockeys and, er, journalists will be the first jobs to hit the scrapheap due to advances in technology, according to a leading technology expert.

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Oops - Johnny Nelson comes adrift

TV exposure! The awkward moment Sheffield boxing hero Johnny Nelson’s pants burst

Johnny Nelson is a big guy.

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Pictured from left, Beth Parsons, Ant, Jamie Oliver, Dec and Christopher Dean. Picture: Stray FM (s)

Jamie Oliver pranked in Yorkshire for return of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

Two radio presenters went undercover in Harrogate to help prank celebrity chef Jamie Oliver for the return of Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway.

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The most admired and revered romantic leading man in literary history is no Colin Firth or Matthew MacFadyen.

REVEALED: What Jane Austen’s Mr Darcy should REALLY have looked like

Bad news, ladies - everything you think you know about Jane Austen’s tall, dark and handsome Fitzwilliam Darcy is wrong.

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Partick Thistles terrifying mascot Kingsley in pursuit of Pudsey Bear  (Pic: John Devlin)

Beards, boiled eggs and bagels - children’s 40 biggest fears

Spiders, dogs and the dark are among British children’s biggest fears - while beards, boiled eggs and bagels are among the most peculiar, according to new research.

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The art of the perfect Yorkshire pudding

With February 5 marking Yorkshire Pudding Day, Mark E. Johnson speaks to Pride and Pudding author Regula Ysewijn to find out the story behind this signature British dish.

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A former world record-breaking pie, 1975

Yorkshire Pudding Day: Seven facts about the battered delicacies

This Sunday marks the official Yorkshire Pudding Day. To celebrate, here are some fascinating facts and the county's trademark dish.

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Top toys to hit the shelves in 2017

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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See it, snap it, send it: Wainhouse Tower peeps through the clouds

See it, snap it, send it: Wainhouse Tower peeps through the clouds

Take a look at this stunning snap of the Calder Valley.

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A copy of the YEP from Friday the 13th in 1946

Six things you may not know about Friday 13th

On Friday, a third of Britons are expected to change their plans because it's Friday the 13th, the traditional day of bad luck.

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Do you suffer from Triskaidekaphobia?

Tomorrow a third of Britons are expected to change their plans as its Friday the 13th, the traditional day of bad luck.

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Huge tree ripped up as strong winds batter Calderdale

Huge tree ripped up as strong winds batter Calderdale

High winds have battered Calderdale today, leaving a trail of destruction.

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Singletons wanted for Channel 4’s Naked Attraction dating show

Singletons wanted for Channel 4’s Naked Attraction dating show

If you don’t mind showing your bare bum on national television in a bid to find true love apply to be on the new series of Channel 4’s Naked Attraction.

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Millions plan to live on after death with social media

Millions plan to live on after death with social media

Millions of Brits plan to ‘live forever’ – by keeping their social media profiles alive after they die, according to a new study.

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