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Millions plan to live on after death with social media

Millions of Brits plan to ‘live forever’ – by keeping their social media profiles alive after they die, according to a new study.

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Could you be on the show?

Leeds & Yorkshire couples wanted for 2017 series of Don't Tell The Bride

Yorkshire couples wanting to tie the knot this year are being invited to apply for a new series of Don't Tell the Bride.

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The 'nuisance' seagulls

Action plan to tackle Scarborough’s and Whitby’s nuisance seagulls

A long-awaited action plan to tackle the blight of seagulls swooping on unsuspecting tourists and visitors at Yorkshire’s most popular seaside destination has been revealed.

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New creme egg campaign rolls in

New creme egg campaign rolls in

The Christmas decorations may only just have come down, but the countdown to Easter is underway after Cadbury launched its first Creme Egg ad campaign for four years.

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Kenny Baker - Played R2-D2 in six Star Wars films from 1977 and starred in Time Bandits and Flash Gordon. Died August, 81.

22 stars we forgot died in 2016

David Bowie, Prince, Leonard Cohen, George Michael, Muhammad Ali and Carrie Fisher are just some of the famous faces we lost in 2016 - but alongside those notable names were many other celebrities whose passing didn’t quite generate the same amount of column inches.

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Need to get rid of your tree? Here's our top tips

Five inventive and green ways to dispose of your old Christmas tree

So Christmas is over for another year, your clothes are a little tighter, your wallet much lighter - and now thoughts turn to disposing of the tree.

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For Auld Lang Syne, our readers, for auld lang syne

For Auld Lang Syne, our readers, for auld lang syne

For any readers who have not yet learned the words to Auld Lang Syne, The Scarborough News presents handy lyrics for midnight on Saturday ...

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Andy Murray will defend his Wimbledon title in June.

Things to look forward to in 2017

Plenty of us, it’s fair to say, will be glad to see the back of 2016. It has been quite a year, to say the least, and it will live long in the memory.

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Youre never too old to bend it like Beckham.

Walking football - the beautiful game without the huffing and puffing

‘Stop trying to walk the ball into the net!” It’s a complaint that can be heard on the terraces of football grounds everywhere. But now, thanks to the exponential growth of walking football in the UK, there’s a whole new meaning to the phrase.

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How to stick to your New Year’s resolutions this time

Every January millions of us swear allegiance to the gym. Less than 30 days later and our trainers are already screaming neglect from yet another new year’s resolution going down the pan. So why are we so bad at sticking to our January promises?

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Are you paying for last night's fun this morning?

Paying for it today? How about these 6 hangover cures?

We all know the feeling: you had one tipple too many and now it’s the morning after the night before and you are PAYING FOR IT.

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How to cook the ultimate Christmas dinner – according to professional chefs

How to cook the ultimate Christmas dinner – according to professional chefs

Whether it’s your first time hosting the Christmas family feast or you’re an experienced cook, these top tips from professional chefs will help you prepare for the big day.

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David and Susan the kindest people in Britain

David and Susan the kindest people in Britain

Men named David and women named Susan are the kindest people in Britain, according to new study.

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Morgana at Yorkshire Cat Rescue

Can you give cat rescue centre's longest resident a home?

A Yorkshire animal charity is desperately trying to re-home a cat lacking in social confidence.

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Brexit sprout gag is nation’s favourite cracker joke

Brexit sprout gag is nation’s favourite cracker joke

A Brexit-themed joke about Brussels sprouts beat similar puns targeting Jeremy Corbyn, Roy Hodgson and Sports Direct to the title of best modern festive cracker joke.

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Children are less likely to repeat heard words than previously thought.

Babies say what they see for first words

If dad’s want ‘dada’ to be the first word their baby utters then they need to do their share of early childcare, according to new research.

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UK workers secretly dread their work Christmas party

UK workers secretly dread their work Christmas party

If you dread your work Christmas party you’re not alone, as new research reveals that one in six can’t think of anything worse than the annual festive do.

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Watch: Message for our readers from Father Christmas

He’s making a list, and he’s checking it twice...

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Revealed: The top 10 girls’ and boys’ baby names of 2016

Revealed: The top 10 girls’ and boys’ baby names of 2016

The most popular names for your little bundles of joy have been announced for another year - but is your chosen name on the list?

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When will you be putting your Christmas decorations up this year?

When should you put your Christmas decorations up?

We’re not even into December and we’ve already spotted a few houses with their Christmas decorations up.

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