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BBC Young Musician of the Year to perform with Milton Keynes City Orchestra

A former BBC Young Musician of the Year is coming to Milton Keynes to perform with the MK City Orchestra.

Assassins Creed plays as good as it looks

Console Corner: Assassin’s Creed Origins review

Origins of a new era for Assassin’s.

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?

The hilarity is matched by quality in the new South Park game

Console Corner: South Park The Fractured But Whole review

You’re going to have yourself a time.

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.

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Popular make-up brand recalls product over eye irritation fears

If you use this brand or know someone who does take note.

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.

GT Sport has divided opinion but it is still the most polished racer

Console Corner: GT Sport review

GT retains its eternal beauty.

What will you be eating in 2018?

Waitrose has revealed the food you’ll be eating in 2018

Japanese ‘dude food’, Indian tapas and plant protein look set to become the big dishes of 2018 according to a new report.

Inside Smashburger MK, the US chain's first ever UK store

Smashing, super, great as experiment to open UK’s first ever Smashburger in Milton Keynes is a success 18 months on

Last May US burger chain Smashburger made its long-awaited UK debut with a pioneering store in Milton Keynes.

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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.

Aldi are stocking special drinks for Halloween

Aldi stocking special drinks range for Hallowe’en

Can’t get enough of pumpkin spice lattes? Discount supermarket Aldi is stocking a Pumpkin Spice Irish Cream liqueur - just in time for Halloween!

Graphics are awesome as you can see with this modelling of Dave Batista

Console Corner: WWE 2K18 review

Gargantuan and addictive.

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.

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