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Has Thor Really Got a Sister?

Has Thor Really Got a Sister?

Last week a new Thor movie, Thor: Ragnarok, rolled out into the cinemas, costing over one hundred and fifty million pounds. So far in just these seven days, box office receipts have been a staggering hundred million pounds so costs will soon be covered.                                               Let’s check out the cast, well their characters anyway. So there’s Chris […]

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The best in the business- snooker champs

The best in the business- snooker champs

In many people’s opinion, Ronnie O’ Sullivan is the best in the business, although professionally and legally the number one is Mark Selby. He gained this title by winning the world championship at the Crucible in Sheffield. Ronnie earned the respect of his peers and all those who regard him as the world number one […]

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Python Found in Box

Python Found in Box

A very brave member of the public has found an abandoned 7ft long python and handed it to the RSPCA. A disturbing feature of the incident, which occurred in Nottingham, was that the box had no air holes in it so the snake would have found breathing difficult. The RSPCA currently have dozens of snakes and […]

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Is Angel Gomes the next Ronaldo?

Is Angel Gomes the next Ronaldo?

It’s unlikely that many YJA readers will have heard of Angel Gomes but he could soon become a household name. The highly talented, but relatively unknown, 17-year-old had his chance to impress the Manchester United fans in last season’s 2-0 win over Crystal Palace, replacing Rooney late in the second half (see image). Gomes also […]

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Snowy Saturdays!

Snowy Saturdays!

Many places experienced the ‘novelty’ of snow over the weekend. Here’s a bit more about what happened. Over the past 48 hours, scatterings of snow were experienced across Britain, underlining how unsettled our autumn weather has been. Saturday morning’s snow caused trains to be delayed and some were cancelled, leaving many travellers frustrated. A member […]

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Maths Stars Invited to Silverstone

Maths Stars Invited to Silverstone

Three pupils from the current Burgh School YJA Team have been rewarded with a very special day out because of their prowess in………maths! Freya, Frankie and Eryn represented their school in the finals of the 2017 Maths in Motion – a global competition than bring together pupils from across the world. Remarkably, they emerged as […]

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Advent Calendars Remain Popular

Advent Calendars Remain Popular

It’s getting round to that special time of year when young people start the countdown to Christmas with an advent calendar. The Advent tradition is a religious celebration in preparation for the arrival or “advent” of the Christ Child. In 1908, the first-ever printed Advent Calendars appeared in Germany – they had a small coloured […]

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‘Dangerous’ Dancing

‘Dangerous’ Dancing

For many people dancing is a big part of their life. However, after just a little fumble in a lift on ‘Strictly’, some are starting to change their mind. We suddenly hear that dancing is becoming a dangerous ‘sport’ with all the lifts, trips and tumbles. It has the potential to become a real problem; […]

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A third of 11-year-olds can’t swim

A third of 11-year-olds can’t swim

Almost a third of 11-year-olds in England leave primary school unable to swim but one local swimming club is determined to get more people swimming or at least give it a try and maybe conquer their fears. Skegness Swimming Club is trying its hardest to encourage non-swimmers into the water and lately their efforts resulted […]

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Xbox One X – The world’s most powerful console

Xbox One X – The world’s most powerful console

Or is it? The Xbox One X is the newest console in the xbox roster. It has 4k technology and an 8 core AMD processor. It also has 1TB of hardrive and 8GB of flash memory and a Scorpio fan. So for people who have no clue what I’m talking about, it’s basically an excellent […]