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Businesses warned about new law agreed before Brexit

As hysteria continues over Brexit, a leading law firm has warned businesses about hefty penalties they will face for employing illegal migrants when new legislation begins next month.

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England's Jamie Vardy celebrates

Are you the Jamie Vardy of your workplace?

Third of workers believe they’re the office equivalent of Jamie Vardy a new study has revealed.

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The invincible pint glass?

‘Invincible’ pint glass won’t spill beer

Cack-handed drinkers prone to spilling their pints need fear no more as lager scientists have developed an ‘un-tippable’ glass.

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Milton Keynes’ two Tory MPs  vow to help stabilise local economy

Milton Keynes’ two Tory MPs vow to help stabilise local economy

Milton Keynes’ two Conservative MPs have issued a joint statment on Brexit.

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Milton Keynes business bosses: We now need stability and clarity

MK’s business bosses have called for “swift, decisive, and coordinated action” after the Brexit vote.

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Ikea has issued an urgent recall

Ikea issues urgent recall of child safety gates amid injury risk concerns

Swedish furniture giant Ikea has recalled a line of safety gates following reports that children have fallen down stairs after they opened unexpectedly.

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Uncollected rubbish

Mutiny on the binbags in Milton Keynes

Mutinous binmen are considering going on strike because of the way they claim they are treated by their bosses and members of the public.

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Milton Keynes’ two Tory MPs are split over EU vote

Milton Keynes’ two Tory MPs are split over EU vote

Milton Keynes’ two Tory MPs will go head-to-head over tomorrow’s EU referendum with one voting Leave and the other backing Remain.

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Pet food recalled over animal illness fears

A pet food manufacturer has issued a further recall of cat food owing to a risk of illness in pets.

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104 fare-dodgers caught by London Midland trains

104 railway fare-dodgers were caught at London Euston this morning, in one of the biggest-ever stings of its kind at the station.

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Jamie Houghton and Noah Kennedy run LPT Lifestyle Performance Transformations. They run classes from the Northamptonshire County Cricket Ground. Ruth Supple takes up the challenge, by taking part in a six week transformation class.  Photographs: Kelly Cooper NNL-160428-125253009

Health and fitness company promises to help people lose a stone in six weeks

A new health and fitness company set up in Northampton and Kettering by one of the top 100 trainers in the world promises to help people lose a stone in six weeks by following its exercise, nutrition and coaching programme. Ruth Supple found out more . . .

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SPRING BLOOM: Beauty shoot photographed in beautiful Northamptonshire countryside

SPRING BLOOM: Beauty shoot photographed in beautiful Northamptonshire countryside

Want to achieve a natural look with your make-up but don’t know how? Our spring beauty shoot, photographed in the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside, showcases clear and simple make-up set against a backdrop of beautiful flowers . .

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Britten-Norman

Milton Keynes skies targeted by Brexit supporters

Britten-Norman, the UK’s only independent civil aircraft manufacturer, is firmly in the Brexit camp and is taking its EU referendum message to the skies above Milton Keynes today.

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Ragdale Hall

Extreme relaxation at two revamped health spas

Spas have come a long way from their draconian calorie-counted past and these days are ideal places to relax and unwind. Kate de la Chapelle visited two revamped spas to see what guests can expect...

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Cranfield School of Management near Milton Keynes wins Excellence in Practice award

Cranfield School of Management has scooped a gold award in recognition of its executive development programme with oil and gas business, BG Group (now part of Royal Dutch Shell plc), from international management development network, EFMD.

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Prince Charles’ posh soup withdrawn from sale over health fears

Pots of posh vegetarian soup made by Prince Charles’s brand Duchy Organic have been withdrawn because they were mistakenly filled with chicken and spelt broth.

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Santander Bike launch

VIDEO: Watch official launch of Santander bikes at Milton Keynes station

Pedal power to the Peace Pagoda, free-wheeling to the theatre district and steering to Stony Stratford.

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TV streaming is bad for your health say scientists

Why TV streaming is bad for our health (according to science)

We all love our streaming services, whether it’s Netflix, Amazon, Now TV or Blinkbox – but a growing number of academics are suggesting we may love it a little too much.

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Asda is home to the world's best wine

‘World’s best wine’ is a £4.37 bottle from Asda

For anyone who has wanted to drink the best wine in the world but has been worried about the cost, there is good news.

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Job Centre. Photo: Danny Lawson

Unemployment falls in Milton Keynes

Unemployment figures have fallen in Milton Keynes compared to 12 months ago.

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