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What is phishing and how to spot email scams?

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Cyber crime and phishing is a prevalent danger as more people rely on online shopping, banking and communication. (Picture: Getty)Even while the world continues to battle a pandemic, callous con artists continue to exploit people’s vulnerabilities. Recently, key workers have been targeted in online fraud activity and a Royal Mail text scam has nearly tripped…
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Easter Monday: What shops are open today?

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Will shops be open for a last-minute Easter egg run? (Picture: Getty)Easter Monday is a treat for many – waking up and not feeling guilty about having chocolate for breakfast (lunch and dinner). The bank holiday follows the Christian holiday of Easter Sunday, which believers of Christ understand to be the day his tomb was…
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Two-week-old baby dies after his pram was hit by a car

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Police at the scene in Brownhills, Walsall (Picture: Picture: SnapperSK)A two-week-old baby boy has died after his pram was hit by a car on a pavement this afternoon. One witness described how the baby’s parents were ‘hysterical’ after the crash. They told the Sun Online: ‘All I saw was a car that had pinned a baby…
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Freezing weather on the way as heatwave gives way to Arctic winds

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The weather can’t make its mind up over the long weekend (Picture: PA)Easter Sunday saw people picnicking in the park and going out without their coats on. But Easter Monday it set to bring very different weather, with Arctic winds sweeping in and even the prospect of snow in some areas. Temperatures are expected to…
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Is Easter Monday a public holiday or a bank holiday?

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Easter isn’t quite over (Picture: Getty)It’s Easter, which for most of us, means a nice long four-day weekend which started with Good Friday and ends with Easter Monday. While the coronavirus lockdown may have put paid to a lot of the usual Easter celebrations, people across the world have still been making the most of the break – from embracing the religious aspect through…
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Woman, 21, found dead on farmland near Aberdeen

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Emergency services at the scene in Aberdeen (Picture: Newsline Media)A woman has been found dead on farmland in Scotland. Police say they are still investigating the circumstances of the incident, which led to part of the A947 being closed for more than six hours yesterday afternoon. Officers were seen investigating in the field close to…
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UK records 10 Covid deaths for second day in a row

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The death toll will be artificially lower today because of Easter and a lag in reporting at the weekend (Picture: AFP/SWNS)The UK recorded one of its lowest daily coronavirus death tolls in months on Sunday, as another 10 people were confirmed to have died for the second day in a row. A further 2,297 Covid…
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