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Revealed: Top 50 bugbears of motorists from lane hoggers to tail-gaters

Lane hoggers, tail-gaters and frequent lane-changers are among the most annoying bugbears for motorists, according to new research.

The Holiday Inn at Armacao de Pera.

Travel: Escaping the winter in the Algarve

The clocks have just gone back and it's cold and dark outside, so here's the challenge. Where do you go to get some warm winter sunshine at a great value price, a quality hotel on a perfect sandy beach, with a flight that lasts less than two and a half hours?

Ever wondered what the most used emoji is?

Apple reveals the most popular emojis

The most popular emojis among US English speakers has been revealed by tech giant Apple.

Chester's Christmas Market

Travel: Cheshire offers an historic Christmas twist

A shopping trip with a historic twist and a world premiere of a children's classic are among the compelling reasons to head to Chester and Cheshire at Christmas. Here's our top 10, with more ideas at at

James Norie and Jack Ashmore with Tom Kerridge (centre)

World famous chef Tom Kerridge cooks meal at Aylesbury Vale pub and raises £20,000 for charity

A fundraising dinner cooked by Michelin-starred Tom Kerridge at The Betsey Wynne pub in Swanbourne, Buckinghamshire, made over £20,000 for charity.

HRH Princess Royal presenting Oakman CEO Peter Borg-Neal with the award

Royal seal of approval for popular pub restaurant chain

Local independent pub operator receives prestigious award from Princess Anne at St James’s Palace ceremony.

If your family are self-confessed big spenders this could be perfect for you

BBC’s Shop Well For Less seeks contestants

If your family are self-confessed big spenders, the BBC is looking for contestants to enter Shop Well For Less which teaches households how to become savvier shoppers.

The tweet has caused a stir on social media

Wetherspoons issues statement after parody account announces ‘poppy ban’ in pubs

Discount pub chain JD Wetherspoon has issued a statement after a Twitter account announced that staff would be not be wearing poppies ‘due to expanding multiculturalism’.

Chocolate making at Cadbury World

Days Out: Hundreds of years old but Cadbury World maintains its Willy Wonka inspiring wonder

There is more choice than ever when it comes to taking the kids on a day out across the Home Counties and beyond but Cadbury World is still worth going that little bit further.

Dsseldorf's Star Market

Travel: Düsseldorf's Christmas Market promise

The Germany city of Düsseldorf promises to host more Christmas Markets on 2017 than ever before while giving visitors the chance to have fun on it's large ice rink next to the Königsallee shopping avenue.
The Saga Sapphire at her berth in the Netherlands.

Travel: The Sapphire is a cruising gem

From the moment I stepped aboard the Saga Sapphire, I began to realise that I've probably not given cruising holidays a proper chance.

Edinburgh was Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's birthplace.

Travel: Sherlock Holmes' Scotland... it would be a crime to miss it!

It's exactly 125 years ago since the first collection of Sherlock Holmes stories were published, and the rest as they say is history.

Beech House Amersham - artists impression by Harrison Design

Major hospitality development will bring 60 jobs as popular Hertfordshire-born pub restaurant operator adds another Bucks venue to its collection

New pub-restaurant in Bucks is thought to be one the biggest hospitality developments for the last 25 years in the county.


VIDEO: Parents warned as tot almost killed when she is dragged inside faulty tumble dryer

A mum is warning parents of young children to check electrical appliances after her 23-month-old daughter got dragged inside a spinning tumble dryer.

Two tuskers prepare to plunge into the Zambezi River.

Travel: A Zimbabwean wildlife adventure

Just moments after our Toyota Landcruiser safari vehicle negotiated a series of steep downhill twists and turns through dense undergrowth, suddenly two heavily armed men dressed in khaki camouflage suits came into view.

Retailers slammed for selling ‘sickening’ Hallowe’en costumes

Retailers slammed for selling ‘sickening’ Hallowe’en costumes

Parents have slammed retailers for selling a sickening ‘Burnt Zombie Child’ Hallowe’en costume for young children in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

The Borough Arms, Aylesbury

NOSTALGIA: Aylesbury pub extended

This photo shows the Borough Arms at the top of Park Street in October 1979.

Aylesbury Town Council Halloween event in Market Square PNL-171016-103533004

What’s on this Halloween half-term in Bucks?

Are your little monsters looking for something spooky to do this autumn half-term? Looking for a scare, or just somewhere to show off your best costume?

Highbridge Road, Aylesbury (pictured in 1974)

NOSTALGIA: Remembering when some Aylesbury homes were demolished

This row of terraced houses in Highbridge Walk (picture taken in 1974) was later demolished by Dayla so they could extend their premises.

Friars Square Shopping Centre, Aylesbury - pictured in December 1986

NOSTALGIA: Aylesbury’s shopping centre is very different now compared to 1986

A more personal subject this week as we look back at how Friars Square shopping centre was in December 1986.

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