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Why your fitness tracker could be a waste of money
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Researchers from Iowa State University tested seven of the most popular models, with participants taking part in a number of activities while wearing seven different bands.

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Asda's prices rose on thousands of items before it announced its 'biggest ever rollback' last week
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Asda raised the prices of 4,718 products, including many household essentials, in the five weeks before the supermarket chain announced its rollbacks last week.

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Landmark Yorkshire pub complete with huge bar, function room and 21 bedrooms goes on the market for just £250,000 
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The Fleece in Richmond, Yorkshire, which is grade II listed and over 100 years old, has gone on the market for £30,000 less than the average home in England and Wales.

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Churches burned in Niger, photographer shot in the chest in Pakistan and violent clashes in Jordan: Muslim world reacts angrily to Charlie Hebdo's 'survivor' edition
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Four people have died during violent protests in Niger (pictured), and a photographer was shot in the chest in Pakistan, as Muslims around the world vent their anger at Charlie Hebdo’s ‘survivor’ edition.

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Teenage girl, 18, arrested at Stansted Airport on suspicion of terror offences linked to Syria
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Silhan Ozcelik, pictured, from Highbury Corner, London was arrested after she landed in Stansted Airport in Essex by anti-terror officers. She is currently being questioned in a central London police station.

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Obama backs David Cameron over the economy and says US and UK are 'standing out' while other countries struggle 
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The two leaders sealed what was dubbed ‘the bro summit’ with a display of unity at the White House, where Barack Obama gave David Cameron a pre-election endorsement.

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Three chickens for £10 deal at Tesco and Asda triggers fears for farmers who are already being squeezed on milk prices
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Tesco and Asda are running promotions where three of their £4 chickens (weighing 1.35kg each) can be bought for £10 – the equivalent of £3.33 a bird.

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Stormtrooper outfit saves Star Wars fan from poisonous snake bite
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Scott Loxley said his Stormtrooper saved him from a poisonous snake bite (Picture: Facebook) A Star Wars fan was indebted to the dark side after his Stormtrooper outfit saved him from a poisonous snake bite. Scott Loxley was protected from a king brown snake by the costume while completing a charity trek around Australia. He’d […]

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#NameYourJunkAfterAGame. No explanation required
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Warning: Expect double entendres a plenty Mr. Do! #NameYourJunkAfterAGame pic.twitter.com/AmLu2GSAYg — John Bell ♞ (@LazyBrainGames) January 17, 2015 Is it crude and infantile? Sure. But is it funny? Most definitely – as the Twitter hashtag #NameYourJunkAfterAGame proves. Nicknaming your sexual organs is not a wholly new phenomenon in our culture. Can we forget Paul Rudd’s Anchorman character, […]

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PLATELL'S PEOPLE: Stars who can't resist a right-on bandwagon 
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Helen Mirren turned up on the red carpet wearing a pen brooch, and was later photographed holding a Je suis Charlie poster, just in case you missed the point.

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FIFTY quirky challenges a wife set her husband for his 50th birthday 
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All Claire Potter gave her husband for his birthday was a wicker box containing 50 brightly coloured pieces of paper with a small challenge to be done in order throughout the year.

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How to be hot stuff in bed: Beat the cold snap with the latest high-tech hot blankets (you can even wear them around the house)
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They used to be the preserve of frugal maiden aunts and draughty guesthouses, but no more. This winter, there’s a new breed of electric blanket on the High Street that is high-tech and wonderfully cosy.

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Poundland founder Steve Smith went from market stall to millionaire
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Steve Smith, the 51-year-old entrepreneur who made his fortune by launching Poundland, now lives in an 15,000 sq ft mansion in Shropshire with 80 windows and five grand reception rooms.

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