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Warning: Text bomb bug can crash an iPhone or Mac computer with a single message

A so-called text bomb bug that can crash an iPhone with a single message has been discovered by a security researcher.

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Sculptor Douglas Jennings' statue of Margaret Thatcher, as proposals for a statue of the former prime minister in Parliament Square look set to be rejected because there are too many monuments in the area. PA

Margaret Thatcher statue will not be erected in Parliament Square due to 'monument saturation'

Proposals for a Margaret Thatcher statue in Parliament Square look set to be rejected because there are too many monuments in the area.

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The bird flu virus has been found in wild birds

'Bird flu prevention area' declared across England after virus outbreak in wild animals

A bird flu prevention zone has been declared across the whole of England, as more dead wild birds were found with the virus.

Health
Would you apply for the job of beer taster?

Revealed: The most viewed job ads on LinkedIn in 2017 (including beer tasting and working for Royalty)

Royal fans made a LinkedIn job advert for a press officer working for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry the most viewed vacancy on the site last year.

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Apple has created a 'switch off' battery saving feature on iPhones

Apple reveals new iPhone tool that will change the way people use their mobiles

People with iPhones will be able to switch off a feature that slows down their phone as its battery ages, Apple boss Tim Cook has said.

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Dolores O'Riordan

Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan dies suddenly aged 46

The family of The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan are "devastated" by her death at the age of 46, her publicist has said.
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photo issued by the RSPCA who have been inundated with budgies after rescuing nearly 400 of the birds from just one home. PA

Want a budgie? RSPCA appeals for new owners after rescuing 400 birds from just one home

The RSPCA have been inundated with budgies after rescuing nearly 400 of the birds from just one home.

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Denise Fergus, mother of murdered toddler James Bulger who said she seriously considered suicide in the weeks after his horrific death. PA

Mother of James Bulger reveals how families of son's killers were 'chuckling' in court

The mother of murdered toddler James Bulger said she seriously considered suicide in the weeks after his horrific death.
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Parts of the UK are expected to see snow next week as cold air from Greenland sweeps over the UK.

Yorkshire set for another wintry blast as Met Office issues warnings for snow and ice

Sub-zero temperatures and wintry showers could make a return to Yorkshire next week.

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Ant McParlin and Lisa Armstrong after their wedding at St.Nicholas Church in Taplow, Buckinghamshire, they are to split after 11 years of marriage. PA

Ant McPartlin and wife split after 11 years of marriage

TV presenter Ant McPartlin and wife Lisa are to split after 11 years of marriage.

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Police have issued an appeal to find 55-year-old Anthony Lawrence.

'Crossbow' murder: What we know so far as police continue manhunt after Yorkshire village attack

A manhunt was under way for a suspected crossbow killer after a man was murdered and a woman was attacked at their home.
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a winter view of Scafell Pike from Wasdale, Lake District Cumbria. The National Trust has unveiled plans to rededicate the "world's greatest war memorial" - Scafell Pike and a dozen other Lake District summits given to the charity after the First World War.  PA

The hills of freedom: National Trust to rededicate Lake District peaks to those who died in the First World War

The National Trust has unveiled plans to rededicate the "world's greatest war memorial" - Scafell Pike and a dozen other Lake District summits given to the charity after the First World War.

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Ryanair is changing its baggage rules

New Ryanair baggage rules: What you need to know about the changes

Ryanair is introducing new baggage rules from Monday.

Travel
Just Eat is facing criticism for introducing a 50p service fee on all its orders shortly before a ban on card surcharges comes into effect.

Just Eat faces social media backlash over new charge

Online takeaway firm Just Eat is facing criticism for introducing a 50p service fee on all its orders shortly before a ban on card surcharges comes into effect.

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The latest incident comes amid what the MoD called an "upsurge in Russian units transiting UK waters" during the festive season. PA

Royal Navy crew escorts another four Russian warships and support vessels through UK waters

A Royal Navy warship has been tasked with escorting four Russian vessels through the English Channel, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has confirmed.

Politics
Photo released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge of Princess Charlotte taken by her mother at Kensington Palace this morning shortly before the princess left for her first day of nursery at the Willcocks Nursery School.
Photo by The Duchess of Cambridge

Proud mum takes beautiful photos of Princess Charlotte on first day at nursery

Princess Charlotte's first day at nursery school has been marked by the release of two pictures taken by her proud mother, the Duchess of Cambridge.

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Money worries could drive more than one in 10 married couples to split this year, according to a new study. PA

'Divorce day': Why relationships are more likely to fall apart on January 8

Money worries could drive more than one in 10 married couples to split this year, according to new research released on 'divorce day'.
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Diesel cars are common on motorways across the UK - but is this set to change?

The decline of diesel: Key questions answered

Sales of new diesel cars fell dramatically last year amid fears over air pollution - and is has sparked a lot of questions from owners.
Environment
Diesel car sales are falling.

Why diesel car sales are dropping - and it could affect the value of second-hand motors

New car sales fell 5.7% last year amid falling business and consumer confidence, industry figures show.

Environment

Hull cabbie plans to use £4m scratchcard win to promote positive message about transgender people

Melissa Ede said she hopes her £4 million scratchcard win will further boost her high-profile social media presence and help her promote a positive message about transgender people.

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