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Naked female cleaners wanted to clean houses in Aylesbury Vale totally nude for £45 an hour

Naked female cleaners are being sought to clean houses for £45 an hour - on condition they do it in the nude.

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35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

The average mum will fall ill 324 times over their youngster’s childhood with colds and bugs passed on to them by their offspring, a study has found.

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British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Britain is among the top five countries worldwide for mothers drinking during pregnancy, according to new research.

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Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

Majority support raising tax to support struggling NHS

The NHS dominated headlines this week after the Red Cross declared it a “humanitarian crisis” but latest research from YouGov suggests the public are willing to pay a little extra to support the struggling health service.

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Kitchen Hob the most reliable home appliance

Kitchen Hob the most reliable home appliance

If you’re wondering what’s going to go wrong next in your household - it might be the freestanding cooker you bought ten years ago.

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Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Whether it’s a quick coffee or chipping in for a colleague’s birthday present, office workers can expect to spend over £40,000 in a lifetime on workplace costs.

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The average Brit spends 20 months of life in a huff, Donald Trump and Piers Morgan partly to blame

The average Brit spends 20 months of life in a huff, Donald Trump and Piers Morgan partly to blame

The average Brit will spend one year and eight months of their life in a bad mood, a study has found.

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This sheep had a baaad day after getting her head stuck in a traffic cone in the middle of a field in Hertfordshire on 4 December. The RSPCA have released their top ten most bizarre animal rescues of 2016 - including a sheep with a TRAFFIC CONE stuck on its head and a snake trapped in a VACUUM CLEANER. See News Team story NTIRESCUE; Hilarious pictures also show a seagull that fell into a vat of curry and turned orange, a dog with its head stuck in a fence and a cow firmly wedged in an animal feeder. Other strange call-outs this year include a cat that climbed in a parcel and survived being posted 260 miles while another puss got stuck in a stair lift. A spokesman for the animal charity said: "Animals really do the funniest things. "But sometimes, they need a little help getting themselves out of the trouble they find themselves in and the RSPCA is always there to help."

RSPCA release hilarious pictures of the year’s weirdest animal rescues

The RSPCA have released their top ten most bizarre animal rescues of 2016 - including a sheep with a TRAFFIC CONE stuck on its head and a snake trapped in a VACUUM CLEANER.

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An extra second added

VIDEO: Why your New Year’s Eve countdown will be longer than normal

This New Year’s Eve countdown will be longer than normal - but just by a second.

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The man behind Jabba The Hutt’s face and tail pays tribute to Princess Leia actress Carrie Fisher

The man behind Jabba The Hutt’s face and tail pays tribute to Princess Leia actress Carrie Fisher

The man who helped to create one of the most iconic Star Wars scenes with Princess Leia actress Carrie Fisher has spoken of his sadness at her death this week.

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Average woman changes clothes size 31 times in their lifetime

Average woman changes clothes size 31 times in their lifetime

The average woman will change dress size 31 times during the course of her adult life, according to new research.

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Parents turn to tech for extra 1hour 30 mins sleep per night

Parents turn to tech for extra 1hour 30 mins sleep per night

Parents across the UK are damaging their children’s sleep patterns by relying on technology to get them off to sleep, a new report has found.

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jpns-20-12-16-028 chipper cats christmas party

Animal experts issue festive food warning to pet owners

Hopefully all animal owners know by now the dangers of feeding ’human’ chocolate to their pets.

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The great escape! Christmas turkeys make a run for it from the farm

The great escape! Christmas turkeys make a run for it from the farm

As we all look forward to Christmas there is one animal in particular that won’t be relishing the idea, and that of course is the Christmas turkey.

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Pokemon motivation to get adults moving ‘short-lived’

Pokemon motivation to get adults moving ‘short-lived’

The health benefits of playing Pokemon GO wear off after just six weeks as players get bored, a new study has revealed.

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No FOMO as Brits ‘suffer’ Joy of Missing Out

No FOMO as Brits ‘suffer’ Joy of Missing Out

Forget FOMO ... Boring Brits are more likely to suffer ‘JOMO’ - the joy of missing out - because we cannot be bothered to socialise, a study has found.

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Smartphones as bad for teens’ health as TV

Smartphones as bad for teens’ health as TV

Tablets and smartphones are as bad for the health of a teenager as TV, new research found.

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Aylesbury Vale District Council announce unitary plan

Success! Council appears to backtrack and bin men will NOT face disciplinary action for collecting tips afterall

In a show of Christmas spirit Aylesbury Vale District Council has backtracked on its policy to discipline any bin collector who accepts a festive tip.

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Just 1 in 5 of population commit 80% of crimes

Just 1 in 5 of population commit 80% of crimes

The fifth of the population responsible for 80 per cent of social costs, including crime, benefits and healthcare can be identified as young as three years old, a new study shows.

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