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Didcot’s Narnia and Middle Earth sign-changer found

A prankster who added Narnia, Gotham City and Neverland to road signs in Didcot said he had wanted to change perceptions of the Oxfordshire town. The roundabout signs in Didcot – described as England’s most…

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New Look wins support for 60 store closures

New Look’s plan to close 60 stores and cut up to 980 staff as part of a rescue package has received overwhelming support from its creditors. Sky News has previously reported how the struggling fashion…


Ex-Chelsea player: Racial abuse ‘destroyed me’

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Was Claire’s the ultimate accessory for tweens?

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Salisbury spy attack: ‘Sign from Putin’ says Johnson

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Underpaid benefits hit 70,000 people, says watchdog

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Didcot’s Narnia and Middle Earth signs removed

Image copyright Bill McKinnon Image caption Maintenance teams decided to remove the signage during a general clean up Fictional place names including Narnia, Gotham City and Neverland have been removed from road signs. The signs…


Justin Welby: Church ‘needs new safeguarding powers’

Image caption The Most Rev Justin Welby gave his evidence to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse The Church of England needs new powers to protect children from abuse, the Archbishop of Canterbury has…


Grenfell inquiry: Survivors and bereaved to pay tribute to victims

The families of the 71 people killed in the Grenfell Tower fire will be able to submit a memorial that will be heard at the opening of the inquiry into the blaze. The bereaved have…


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