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Amazon accused of ‘ruining Christmas’ over lack of packaging

Online retail giant Amazon has come under fire for a lack of packaging on its deliveries in the lead-in to Christmas.

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WEATHER WARNING: snow and ice forecast to hit the East Midlands tonight

The East Midlands is being warned to prepare for icy conditions and some snow after the Met Office issued a yellow warning for the region.

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Rise and Shine

RISE AND SHINE: Weather, travel and fun features to kick-start your day

Good morning! Please keep refreshing this page for the latest travel news, today’s weather forecast and fun features to help ease you into your day.

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Man arrested after house break-ins

Man arrested after house break-ins

A man has been detained by homeowners after allegedly trying to break into houses in Wirksworth.

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Northern Lights expected to be visible across the UK

Northern Lights expected to be visible across the UK

The Northern Lights are expected to be visible across much of the UK from tonight (November 9) and over the weekend, bringing a green haze to Britain’s night skies.

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RSPCA warns public about rogue websites advertising fake numbers for cruelty line

RSPCA warns public about rogue websites advertising fake numbers for cruelty line

Rogue websites advertising fake numbers for The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) cruelty line are scamming the public and potentially leaving animals without the care they need.

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The scam in action.

Police issue warning over supermarket money-off voucher scam

Police have issued a warning about a new scam currently doing the rounds on WhatsApp involving ‘money off vouchers’ for supermarkets like Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and M&S.

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Dream job as coffee and tea taster up for grabs

Dream job as coffee and tea taster up for grabs

A dream job as a coffee and tea taster is up for grabs at a Scottish company on the hunt for a hot drinks lover.

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Lidl recall Drinking Chocolate Sticks due to allergy risk

Lidl recall Drinking Chocolate Sticks due to allergy risk

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Aspiring models being targeted by fraudsters

Aspiring models being targeted by fraudsters

Aspiring models are being warned following reports that scammers may be targeting them via online adverts in a bid to defraud them.

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Gin Calendar

Britain’s booziest advent calendar launched - that includes 25 full size bottles of gin

Britain’s booziest advent calendar has been launched - containing 25 full size bottles of gin.

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Doggie hero Kyle is on the mend

Doggie hero Kyle is on the mend

Police Dog Kyle is up and running after a life saving operation.

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Met Office issues rain warning for Sunday

Met Office issues rain warning for Sunday

The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning for rain in the East Midlands for Sunday and Monday.

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Product warning

Posh supermarket pulls chocolate from shelves due to contamination

Bars of posh chocolate from Waitrose have been pulled from the shelves because they may contain plastic bits.

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Police say vigilante paedophile hunters not the solution to child exploitation

Self-styled paedophile hunter groups are not the solution to curbing child exploitation say Derbyshire Police.

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UK could be hit by superstorm as Hurricane Maria smashes into Hurricane Lee

Britain could be battered by gale force winds this weekend as the remains of Hurricanes Maria and Lee speed across the North Atlantic.

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The incident happened on Saturday.

VIDEO: Taxi driver caught on camera fighting with motorist in Derbyshire

A taxi driver thought to be registered in Erewash has been caught on camera fighting with another driver in Derby city centre.

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Police officer recruitment closes this Saturday night

Police officer recruitment closes this Saturday night

Derbyshire Constabulary have said its recruitment window for new police officers closes at 11.55pm this Saturday – so anyone hoping to apply has just a few days to do it.

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VIDEO: How to use Apple's new Do Not Disturb while driving feature

Emergency services are encouraging Apple iPhone users to take advantage of the new Do Not Disturb while driving mode.
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Autumn leaves.

Five things you didn’t know about the Autumn equinox

The days are getting shorter and Autumn is officially now here.

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