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Life Style

Marks and Spencer to get rid of ‘unnecessary’ hangers from displays after customer fury

Supermarkets are doing their bit to help the environment by cutting down on their use of plastic. Marks and Spencer is the latest retailer to explore new options to display women’s clothing. Marks and Spencer will stop displaying knickers and bras on hangers in a bid to cut down on plastic waste. The retailer will […]

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Health

Staggering 10 percent of GP prescriptions are unnecessary, say doctors

GENERAL PRACTITIONERS have come under a lot of fire in recent weeks amid a conflict over whether they should have more face-to-face appointments and work on Saturdays. Just days later, they’re receiving criticism from England’s most senior doctor over how many medicines they prescribe. Source link

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Showbiz

Game of Thrones fans slam HBO plans for Jon Snow sequel ‘So unnecessary!’

Emmy award-winning actor Kit is currently attached to reprise his role for one of seven projects in the works at HBO in addition to House of the Dragon. Other Thrones offshoots include 10,000 Ships, Nine Voyages, Dunk and Egg and three animated projects. Meanwhile, Kit is also expected to return as Dane Whitman/Black Knight in […]

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Automotive

Drivers warned to save on ‘unnecessary fines’ as Clean Air Zones continue to launch

Earlier this month, four new Low Emission Zones were launched in the Scottish cities of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Charges have not yet been levied onto polluting petrol and diesel vehicles, older vehicles will be charged to drive inside the zone. If vehicles do not meet the emissions standards, drivers could face a £60 fine, […]

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Automotive

‘Unnecessary cost’: Plumbers demand free emergency parking while on call outs

“I was up to my knees in water in a basement flat and my van was towed away at 2:30am in the morning while I was working, despite being parked in a resident’s space. “The total it cost to get the van back was £380. I question whether it’s worth going out on these jobs. […]

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Sports

Andy Murray rages at himself in Stuttgart final vs Matteo Berrettini – ‘So unnecessary’

Andy Murray launched into an extended self-deprecating rant at himself after dropping the first set in his Stuttgart Open final against Matteo Berrettini on Sunday afternoon. The Scot was taking part in his first grass-court final since his most recent Wimbledon victory back in 2016 and was tested by Berrettini from the word go at […]

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Canada

RBC agent pushes unnecessary chequing account on customer, comments on his accent | CBC News

Hardik Patel knew something wasn’t right when a Royal Bank customer service agent told him there was only one way he could access his online RRSP account — he’d have to open a chequing account, with monthly fees. He knew that wasn’t true. Patel, who immigrated to Toronto from India four years ago, had already accessed […]

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Science

Over 70% of US Doctors Could Still Opt For Unnecessary Antibiotics, New Study Reveals

For many years now, health authorities around the world have been trying to reduce the overuse of antibiotics in cases where they’re not strictly needed, but a new study shows the message still isn’t getting through – even within the medical community.   The problem is a serious one. In addition to the risk of […]

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Travel

‘Biggest waste of space in suitcases’ Unnecessary items you should ‘ditch’ to beat luggage

Whether you’re going on a long holiday or are a maximalist, packing a suitcase while keeping in line with luggage restrictions can be a headache. According to Adam Ewart, founder and CEO of Send My Bag, holidaymakers are often caught out simply by packing items they don’t necessarily need. If you are struggling to decide […]

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UK

EasyJet caught in ‘unnecessary own goal’ as former chief warns of risks of cancellations

Former EasyJet chair Sir Mike Rake said that while “a lack of available labour supply from the European Union” was a “difficult” problem for the airlines, allowing additional IT issues to further complicate this was akin to an “own goal”. He added that they “can’t allow IT to put them down” during such a difficult […]