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Sir Bruce Forsyth's most memorable shows

Sir Bruce Forsyth graced television screens around the country for more than five decades. Here's a look back at his most memorable shows.

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Bruce Forsyth

Bruce Forsyth has died aged 89

TV veteran Sir Bruce Forsyth has died at the age of 89, his manager has said.

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Are your kids ignoring your messages?

New app forces kids to reply to parents’ texts

A father was so fed up with his teenage son ignoring his messages that he created an app - to FORCE him to text back.
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The lucky applicant will earn 28,000

Become a sex toy reviewer and net a £28,000 salary and unlimited holidays

Working a 9 to 5 isn't for everyone, so do something you can really shout home about and become Love Woo's new sex toy reviewer.

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Seven-year-old Julian Cadman became separated from his mother (Jom) during the attack on the Ramblas.

British grandfather in search for missing 7-year-old after Barcelona attack

The British grandfather of a boy missing in the wake of the Barcelona terror attacks has issued a desperate appeal on Facebook.

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Police kill five terrorists wearing suicide belts in second attack in Spain

Five terrorists wearing suicide belts rammed civilians with a car in a Spanish seaside town before being shot dead by police in a second attack to hit the country.
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Opponents of the technique claim it will harm the environment, but supporters say it is a beneficial source of energy

UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expert

The geology of the UK is unsuitable for fracking and the opportunity of the new energy source has been "overhyped", a geoscience expert has claimed.
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The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight including a Lancaster bomber, a Spitfire and a Hurricane

Airshows hit as Second World War planes are grounded

More than half of the airworthy Second World War-era planes flown by the Royal Air Force (RAF) have been grounded over engine-related safety fears.

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Lightning storm causes panic across the Fylde Coast

People took to social media last night to react to a lightning storm as it lit up the skies in parts of the Fylde coast.
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Brollies at the ready..

Gertcha! Tail end of hurricane could soak the north

The remnants of Hurricane Gert could divide the country in two by sweeping in to salvage summer for the South but soak the North, according to forecasters.

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Unfortunately the UK wont see a perfect alignment of the moon and the sun

There will be a solar eclipse on Monday: what are your chances of seeing it?

This coming Monday, a solar eclipse is expected, with some parts of the world seeing a TOTAL eclipse as the moon passes in between the Earth and the sun.

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"It's going to be so exciting. It doesn't happen very often, does it?"

Bonnie Tyler to sing total eclipse of the heart during solar eclipse

Bonnie Tyler will sing her classic hit Total Eclipse Of The Heart during next week's solar eclipse in the US.
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Virgin Azuma crosses Royal Border Bridge at Berwick upon Tweed

Virgin Azuma debuts in Scotland on east coast test run

Virgin’s state-of-the-art Azuma train has visited Scotland for the first time as part of plans to transform Edinburgh-London rail journeys.
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Still got it... The King

Elvis is alive and well, and living in Blackpool

It's the 40th anniversary of his death, but some still believe he's still very much still with us.
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Homeless Manchester Arena 'hero' charged with theft of card from Arena

A man hailed as a homeless hero following the Manchester bombing is due to appear in court charged with stealing a bank card from Manchester Arena on the night of the terror attack.
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One for the bank holiday barbecue

Aldi set to bring back 16oz rump steak for less than a fiver

Aldi’s massive rump steak, The Big Daddy, is set to come back to stores this August.

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Do you love a bacon butty in the morning?

Bacon butty prices set to soar

The cost of a bacon sandwich is set to rise considerably due to spiraling costs of pork and butter.
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Pineapples will not be allowed into either the arena or the campsite

Reading and Leeds festivals ban... pineapples

Pineapples have been banned from this year's Reading and Leeds Festivals.

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Wedding Day Winners

Last chance for engaged couples to enter new BBC wedding game show

If you're engaged make your big day even bigger by entering the BBC's new wedding game show and you and your fiance could win a luxury honeymoon.

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The Official Pikachu Lens

There’s now a Snapchat Pikachu lens and people are loving it

The success - albeit temporary - of Pokemon Go! Last year showed there’s still an appetite for all things Pokemon and now a new Snapchat filter is taking users by storm.

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