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VIDEO: Strictly duo Kevin and Karen talk as new tour starts

Strictly Come Dancing professionals Kevin and Karen Clifton started their latest tour at Northampton last week.

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Sarruga and their city-conquering Insectes will parade as part of IF: Milton Keynes International Festival

Giant insects set to parade down streets of Milton Keynes

Giant mechanical insects are set to parade their way through MK – in the latest spectacular show as part of the IF: Milton Keynes International Festival.

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Budding young artists from Wootton Upper School in Bedford are preparing to showcase their work in a gallery-style summer exhibition.

Bedford school’s pupils prepare to put their work on show

Budding young artists are preparing to showcase their work in a gallery-style summer exhibition.

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A range of stunning cars and motorbikes from the 1930s through to the 1990s will be on display at Bletchley Park later this month, as it hosts Classics at Bletchley on 22 April.

Classic car event at Bletchley Park this weekend

A range of stunning cars and motorbikes from the 1930s through to the 1990s will be on display at Bletchley Park this weekend (April 22).

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Matilda the Musical

23 shows coming up at Milton Keynes Theatre

Here are a few of the highlights coming up in Milton Keynes Theatre's new season.

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In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

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Waddesdon Imaginarium by Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Picture credit Mike Fear, copyright National Trust, Waddesdon Manor

Lighting up historical Waddesdon Manor for a magical Christmas holiday season

Magical lights and animals are the theme for Christmas at Waddesdon this year, with thousands of fairy lights on the trees in the house and a huge fluorescent dragon in the grounds.

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When do you put your Christmas decorations up?

When should you put your Christmas tree and decorations up?

For many Christmas loving Brits it’s time to start considering when the Christmas decorations will go up, but when is the correct time to start the festivities?

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11th hour bid to save historic Wolverton Works near Milton Keynes hits the buffers

11th hour bid to save historic Wolverton Works near Milton Keynes hits the buffers

A last minute bid from Historic England has failed to save the heritage-steeped buildings at Wolverton Works from being bulldozed.

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The end of the world?

PREVIEW: End of the world

Clear your diaries folks - we have a big day tomorrow (Saturday, September 23), when all life as we know it may end.

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Bema Republic products were created by Milton Keynes-born student Jessica Asare.

UK’s first African print bikini launches by student from Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes-born Jessica Asare has launched Britain’s first African-printed swimwear line from her university bedroom.

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The average woman wears just five complete outfits on a loop

The average woman wears just five complete outfits on a loop

Emma Elsworthy

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Milton Keynes Museum is one of several locations across the city to host the Open Days in September

Heritage Open Days will celebrate 50 years of Milton Keynes

The past will come to life at 70 free Heritage Open Days in September forming part of the 50th anniversary celebrations for Milton Keynes.

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A telephone box library in Woburn.

Refurbished telephone box becomes a free library in Woburn

Residents of Woburn are welcomed to pick up a book, or exchange an old one for a new one, at the telephone box next to the Town Hall.

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Only 60% of people can spot a manipulated picture - can you?

Only 60% of people can spot a manipulated picture - can you?

Most of us can’t tell what’s wrong with a faked picture - underlining the threat to democracy by the spread of made up propaganda, a study shows.

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Harry Potter anniversary quiz: 20 questions to test your knowledge

Harry Potter anniversary quiz: 20 questions to test your knowledge

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first book in J.K. Rowling’s phenomenally successful series.

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Bletchley Park

Half term fun at Bletchley Park

Are you looking for something to do this half term? Look no further than Bletchley Park, who have that cracked!

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Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

Family trip to museum costs almost as much as weekly food shop

A family of four will cough up almost as much as the cost of a weekly food shop to visit some of the country’s leading museums, according to new research.

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Kenneth Tindall

Interview: Casanova choreographer talks about ballet ahead of Milton Keynes date

We chat to Kenneth Tindall who has put together the Northern Ballet's production of Casanova coming to Milton Keynes Theatre next week

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Photo by Connie Fore

Call goes out for your funny pet photos

The Comedy Pet Photography Awards has already received a barrage of strong (and rib-tickling) contenders, but there's still time to enter.

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