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One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced electronic items

More than one in ten UK holidaymakers have misplaced an electronic device in their luggage, resulting in them being stopped by airport security, according to a new report.

Travel
Bert offers a prayer before setting off on his ride.

Bert’s big moment in the Hartlepool Show spotlight

Bert Sharples was very well versed in how to put on a show.

Nostalgia
Dennis Wake was a 19-year-old when he served on HMS Active.

Hartlepool Falklands veteran in emotional reunion with old shipmates

A Hartlepool man has been reunited with his former Falklands conflict colleagues for the first time in 35 years.

Nostalgia
The price of a bacon sandwich looks set to soar.

Is the price of a bacon sarnie about to soar?

The cost of a bacon sandwich could be set to rise considerably - due to spiralling costs of pork and butter.

Eating Out
Some of the painted rocks. Picture: Jeni McAuley.

This fun family activity is taking the North East by storm - here's how you can get involved

It's August - and we've all been there.

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The Stranton pictured in 1986.

Was this Hartlepool’s busiest pub on a weekend?

Was this the busiest pub in Hartlepool on a weekend?

Nostalgia 1
Indie band New Order.

August 15, 1984: Indie legends New Order play Sunderland's Mayfair Suite

August 15 marks 33 years since indie legends New Order played a surprise gig at Sunderland's Mayfair Suite.
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What's your dream crisp flavour?

25 dream crisp flavours - as chosen by you

You came in your dozens yesterday to react to the news that Walkers Crisps may be discontinuing a popular flavour from its range.

Eating Out 2
Ryanair is calling for airports to limit the sale of alcohol to passengers

Airports asked to limit the amount of alcohol sold to passengers before flights

An airline is demanding UK airports limit the amount passengers can drink before boarding flights.

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A range of pastry products have been recalled.

Asda and Lidl recall steak bakes and pasties over glass fragment fears

Asda and Lidl have recalled a range of pastry products over fears they may contain glass fragments.
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Which flavour should go?

Walkers threaten to scrap salt and vinegar and prawn cocktail crisps

Crisps fans aren't going to be happy about this news.
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Budgeting well can help you make it through the holidays without blowing all your cash.

How good budgeting can help you save money for the school holidays

The school summer holidays are a tough time financially for families.
Opinion
It's easy to end up paying over the odds for car hire on holiday.

Eight ways to avoid falling victim to a holiday car hire con

The past few weeks have been filled with horror stories about car hire traumas abroad.

Opinion
The common moth, Tineola bisselliella.

Gardening: The garden plants which can tackle a moth problem

Is your home suffering a moth infestation? If so, you’re not alone – moth numbers have soared this year, thanks to a combination of a mild winter and warm spring.

Lifestyle
Nadiya Hussain.

Food & Drink: Great British Bake Off star Nadiya Hussain talks food, family and being herself

Nadiya Hussain is, without doubt, The Great British Bake Off’s most successful winner.
Eating Out 1
Cathedral Cove in New Zealand.

Travel: Why a trip to New Zealand can be anything you want it to be

Freezing cold and soaking wet, my bottom was squeezed inside a rubber ring and I was floating through caves studded with thousands of twinkling glowworms.

Travel
Snow White and the seven dwarfs at the Headland Carnival fancy dress event in 2011.

Carnival time! Here’s your thoughts on Hartlepool’s colourful event

It’s carnival time!

Nostalgia 1
A busy day at Seaton Carew with the funfair doing well

Do you remember Hartlepool’s Hartbeats, coal docks and 1950s new house building?

A nostalgic look back into the changing face of Hartlepool over the years is brought to life in a new DVD.

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You can enjoy a breathtaking view from Blackpool Tower Skywalk.

Travel review: Blackpool just about has it all

From miles of golden beaches and rollercoaster rides to traditional seaside fish and chips and ice cream to end-of-the pier sun and the iconic tower itself, Blackpool just about has it all.

Lifestyle
What makes up your ideal pub?

This is what Britain's ideal pub looks like

What features would make up your dream pub?

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