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The Manchester derby for young talent

The Manchester derby for young talent

Young talent is a vital part of the beautiful game as we know it today. Among the best teams for finding young talent are both of the Manchester sides. Manchester City and Manchester United are among the best teams in the world today. Both clubs have highly experienced squads, which are complemented by youngsters of […]

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Rebuilding the UK’s first robot

Rebuilding the UK’s first robot

When researchers at London’s Science Museum were putting together an exhibition they came across the remarkable story of a robot called Eric. Records showed that, back in the 1920s, Eric weighed just over 45 kg and had an armour-plated chest, legs and arms’ made of aluminum. He had light bulbs for eyes and 35,000 volts […]

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Pupils wear their slippers in class

Pupils wear their slippers in class

In an effort to improve grades, a Derbyshire school is the first in the UK to allow pupils to wear slippers. Even some teachers are now choosing the comfier option! Staff at Finder Primary School claim their children are more comfortable in slippers and it helps them relax during lesson time. It is felt that […]

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Pep Guardiola needs Sergio Aguero more than ever

Pep Guardiola needs Sergio Aguero more than ever

Sergio Aguero is one of the best strikers in world football and has proven in big games he can step up and be the right man for the job, however, Juan Jesus has been taking his place. Now the youngster is injured and may not be playing again for the rest of the season, Pep will […]

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Storm Doris claims its first victim as Britain is Battered by 90mph Gales

Storm Doris claims its first victim as Britain is Battered by 90mph Gales

Women Killed as Storm Doris Spreads Across the UK A woman has been killed as Storm Doris brings up winds of 94mph as well as snow and rain. The Met Office has issued severe weather warnings of wind, snow and ice cover for almost the entire UK. Many ambulance crews have been called to injuries caused […]

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France bans sugary drink refills

France bans sugary drink refills

Over a long period of time, many restaurants have encouraged you to get a sugary drink and keep on going back for more. Such an open invitation can have a big effect on the way people live their lives because, as the calories stack up, it can lead people to be overweight. Suddenly, out of […]

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Beauty and the Beast coming soon!

Beauty and the Beast coming soon!

Beauty and the Beast is an upcoming American romantic fantasy musical film directed by Bill Condon and written by Stephen Chbosky and Evan Spiliotopoulos. A Walt Disney Pictures production, the film is a live-action remake of Disney’s 1991 animated film of the same name. The running time of this what promises to be a spectacular […]

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YJA’s Kobe in the Spotlight

YJA’s Kobe in the Spotlight

Now in his final year at Priory LSST, Kobe Tong has proved a remarkable ambassador for The Young Journalist Academy. I first met him some five years ago when he was a Year 8 applying for admission into the school’s first-ever YJA team. During that first interview, whilst he came across a shade on the […]

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Knife-swallowing Dog Survives

Knife-swallowing Dog Survives

A very unfortunate 12-month old Staffordshire bull terrier had a life-threatening situation when it swallowed an 8-inch kitchen knife! The vet that was examining the poor canine thought it was just a chew toy or bone because she was not choking that much but X-rays showed that it was a massive knife with a handle. […]

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Misheard song lyrics!

Misheard song lyrics!

Do you think that some songs sound really funny when you sing them but if you look at the lyrics you will be proved wrong? Here are just a few examples of often misheard song lyrics: Taylor Swift sings Blank Space and it sounds like she is singing about Starbucks lovers? She sings “…Got a long […]