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Brexit 'Tube-style' map designed by Essex academic

Image copyright Tube Map Central and Tradepeers Ltd Image caption Different maps for different parts of the country have been produced, including one for the East of England An academic has helped create “Tube-style” maps so people can better understand Brexit. University of Essex psychologist Dr Maxwell Roberts decided to make the maps to help […]

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Dungeons & Dragons: The revival of a 'geeky' pastime

Image caption “For a few hours you can become a completely different person living a completely different life” The world of tabletop gaming was once the preserve of nervous teenage boys holed up in dark basements and bedrooms. But as shows like Stranger Things tap into the rose-tinted nostalgia of afternoons spent playing Dungeons & […]

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Mark Hughes: Southampton boss signs new three-year contract

Southampton all but confirmed their Premier League status with a 1-0 win over Swansea in the penultimate game of the season Southampton boss Mark Hughes has signed a new three-year contract after guiding them to Premier League safety. Hughes signed a short-term deal in March, replacing Mauricio Pellegrino with the club in danger of relegation. […]

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Champions League final: Second company cancels Kiev flight

Image copyright Myriad Travel/Twitter Image caption Myriad Travel tweeted about the cancellation A second travel company has cancelled a flight for Liverpool fans to the Champions League final in Kiev. Myriad Travel said the flight had been cancelled by its supplier as the aircraft “does not have the correct licence to fly”. Three other flights […]

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Holocaust memorial plans to be published in Autumn

Image copyright Adjaye Associates Image caption The Holocaust Memorial is set to be built in Westminster’s Victoria Tower Gardens Controversial £50m plans to build a Holocaust memorial and learning centre in a London park will be published this autumn, the BBC has learned. Critics of the project, to be built in Victoria Tower Gardens, say […]

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Tight swimming trunks UK's 'most hated clothing'

Image copyright All Sport/Getty Images Image caption Olympic diver Tom Daley wears the swimwear when competing Tight swimming trunks, including those made by Speedo, have been rated as the UK’s most hated piece of clothing. The male swimwear – often simply referred to as Speedos or budgie-smugglers – is essentially a waterproof pair of briefs […]