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Asda launch massive toy sale with up to 50% off big brands

With only 94 days left until Christmas Asda is getting parents prepared for the big day by launching a massive toy sale with up to 50 per cent off toys such as Power Rangers and Paw Patrol.

Business
Four out of 10 admitted to running the shower for at least a minute before getting in

Most people do not worry about how much water they use

Three-quarters of people are not concerned about the amount of water they use in the home and less than a third think they could make savings, a poll suggests.
Business
Officers found a gruesome-looking bloody hand

Severed hand in central reservation leads to road closure

Police who closed a major road after a motorist spotted a suspicious item have said it was a realistic-looking fake severed hand.

Transport
The RMT announced  two more days of strike action are set to go ahead

Train strikes announced for October

Commuters using Northern Rail services have been warned to brace themselves for further strike action which has been scheduled to take place in October.
Transport

Star cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show

Ferrari, Porsche and Bugatti were just some of the big-name brands unveiling their latest luxury sports cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

Transport
Up to 50 flights a day are now officially cancelled

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.
Transport
Retail giant Toys'R'Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada

Retail giant Toys'R'Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada after struggling amid mammoth debts and online competition.

Business
They surveyed more than 370 UK workers in a range of organisations

Workers feel pressure to be available out of hours on mobiles or email

Firms are failing to tackle the "always on" culture in the workplace despite the impact of modern communications on their staff, new research reveals.
Business
People at work in the Operations room at the Ryanair offices

Under-fire Ryanair pressed to release full list of flights to be cancelled

Ryanair is being urged to release a full list of the flights it is cancelling because it "messed up" the planning of pilots' holidays.

Business
Council leader County Coun Geoff Driver

Union slams jobs axe plan as councillors call for County Council leader Coun Geoff Driver’s resignation

A leaked report has lifted the lid on union anger at plans to axe top jobs at County Hall.

News
How are your digital skills?

Nearly half 'have not mastered digital skills most jobs require'

Almost half of people do not have the digital skills needed for most jobs, a new report says.

Business
Dozens of concerned residents called 999 after spotting the flames and huge plumes of smoke at Chantry Place, Harrow.

Major disruption for London bound travellers after fire at timber yard

Major disruption is expected for train passengers hoping to travel to London today following a major blaze at a London timber yard.
Transport
There was a passionate local campaign to keep Adlington Library open

Bill to reopen axed Lancashire libraries nears £1m

Councillors have voted to fund nearly £850,000 of work to reopen 11 of Lancashire’s closed libraries.

News
Flashback: 
Confusion reigned when the new bus/taxi only lane on Fishergate was introduced

Fishergate motorists face new bus lane fines after camera switch on

Motorists taking a wrong turning in Preston face new fines after councillors agreed to turn enforcement cameras back on.

News
The Bank of England

Bank of England hints at interest rate hike in 'coming months'

The Bank of England has signalled it may hike interest rates in the "coming months" to cool surging inflation as economic growth shows signs of picking up.

Business
Around 28,000 pubs have closed since the 1970s

Rates increases threaten future of Britain's declining pubs

Around 28,000 pubs have closed since the 1970s as the sector faces a "ticking time bomb" over its future, a report warns.
Business
Milo with mum Carley Valente, who is being represented by Irwin Mitchell

Lancashire residents pursue legal action over cryptosporidium contamination

Legal action is being taken against the water firm responsible for supplying contaminated tap water to Lancashire residents.

News

The new UK £10 note comes into circulation

The new £10 note featuring Jane Austen, has entered circulation and will start to show up in people's pockets in the coming days and weeks.
Business
The Apple Watch series 3

New cellular Apple Watch will free users from carrying phone

Three new iPhone handsets may have been the focus, butApple Watch users have been given new powers to free themselves from their phones at Apple's live event.

Lifestyle
The Nordstrom Local concept store will open in Los Angeles next month

Shop with no stock? It's the future.

US luxury department store chain Nordstrom is opening a shop with no stock.

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