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What is balconing? Foreign Office warns Brits on holiday in Spain

More than 12 million British nationals visit Spain every year, and although most visits are trouble-free, the Foreign Office is now warning visitors about the risk of ‘balconing’.

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Although travelling to tropical countries can be exciting, it always carries some risk of potentially falling ill

Dangerous tropical illnesses commonly caught abroad – and how to avoid them

Although travelling to tropical countries can be exciting, it always carries some risk of potentially falling ill.
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Do dock leaves cure nettle stings? Here's what to do if you get stung

Do dock leaves cure nettle stings? Here's what to do if you get stung

For centuries dock leaves have been used by many as a simple way to stop the pain of nettle stings, but do they actually help or is it simply a placebo effect?

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Will the weather in Yorkshire this weekend be bright and sunny or bleak and grey?

Weekend weather round-up: What to expect in Yorkshire over the next three days

Will the weather in Yorkshire this weekend be bright and sunny or bleak and grey?
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Which Love Island contestant are you most like? Take the quiz to find out... (Photo: ITV)

Quiz: Which Love Island contestant are you?

Love Island has gripped the nation since it began in June, with many viewers having their favourite and not so favourite contestants.
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This is why Yorkshire does not currently have a hosepipe ban

United Utilities recently announced that a hosepipe ban will come into place on August 5 in the north-west of England, but where else in the UK has one and why doesn’t Yorkshire?

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There are some specific poisonous plants which can pose an extreme danger

The poisonous plants that could harm your children - and the symptoms to watch out for

Although many garden and woodland plants are completely harmless to wildlife and humans alike, there are also some specific poisonous plants which can pose an extreme danger - especially if your little ones come into contact with them.
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With the schools set to break up next week, the question many people will be asking is: what the weather will be like during the summer break?

This is what the weather is set to be like in Yorkshire over the school summer holidays

With the schools set to break up next week, the question many people will be asking is: what the weather will be like during the summer break?

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Amazon Prime Day is a 36-hour sale which began at noon today and which will in total feature more than one million deals

How to make sure your Amazon Prime Day bargains actually save you money

Amazon Prime Day is a 36-hour sale which began at noon today and which will in total feature more than one million deals.

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There are plenty of Agricultural Shows taking place throughout the region this summer

6 of Yorkshire’s best agricultural shows this summer if you missed the Great Yorkshire Show

From July 10-12, Harrogate hosted one of the year’s most popular agricultural shows: the Great Yorkshire Show.

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Friday the 13th hails from Western superstition, where it is deemed unlucky when the 13th day of the month falls on a Friday

Friday the 13th: The superstitious origins surrounding this ill-fated day

At least once a year, the feared day of Friday the 13th occurs, a day which is surrounded by superstitions and the common belief that this day is of an extremely unlucky nature.
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Weekend weather round-up: What to expect in Yorkshire as Storm Chris makes its way to the UK

Will the weather in Yorkshire this weekend be bright and sunny or bleak and grey?

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The total value of Britain's property market has fallen by nearly 27 billion since the start of 2018, analysis by Zoopla has found

Yorkshire house prices: total property value down 2% this year

The total value of Britain's property market has fallen by nearly £27 billion since the start of 2018, analysis by Zoopla has found.

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Amazon Prime Day is a 36-hour sale which will start on Monday (16 July) and feature more than one million deals

Amazon Prime Day 2018: here's everything you need to know to get the best deals

Amazon Prime Day is a 36-hour sale which will start on Monday (16 July) and feature more than one million deals.

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The Met Office have just issued a yellow weather warning for Yorkshire, as heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected on Friday between 11:00 and 20:00

Yellow weather warning issued as torrential rain and thunderstorms are set to hit Yorkshire

The Met Office have just issued a yellow weather warning for Yorkshire, as heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected on Friday between 11:00 and 20:00.

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Storm Chris is upgraded to a hurricane as it threatens to bring heavy rain and gales to the UK

Storm Chris has now been upgraded to a hurricane and is set to hit the UK with gales and damper weather.

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Long-term weather forecast shows there’s no end in sight for Britain’s heatwave

Although Storm Chris is threatening to bring rain and wind to the UK, the temperatures are still unusually warm and are set to rise again by the end of this week.

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Fans across the nation have embraced Southgates staple fashion choice

The photos that show how #WaistcoatWednesday has gripped the nation ahead of England v Croatia

With England set to play against Croatia in the World Cup semi-finals later on today, all eyes will not only be on the players and manager Gareth Southgate, but what has now become Southgate's iconic waistcoat.

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Although many garden and woodland plants are completely harmless for wildlife, there are also some specific poisonous plants which can pose an extreme danger to household pets

These poisonous plants can pose a danger to your pets

Although many garden and woodland plants are completely harmless for wildlife, there are also some specific poisonous plants which can pose an extreme danger to household pets.
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Storm Chris threatens to end Britain’s heatwave with heavy rain and gales

Storm Chris is set to hit the UK with gales, cooler temperatures and damper weather, threatening to end Britain’s heatwave.

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