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Two-thirds of drivers ‘unaware of mobile penalties’

Image copyright PA Almost two-thirds of drivers are unaware of the punishment for using mobile phones at the wheel, more than 12 months after the introduction of tougher laws, a poll has found. The RAC found only 36% of the 2,000 UK motorists quizzed knew offenders face six penalty points ...

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Deadly explosion hits Ethiopia PM rally

Image copyright EPA Image caption Abiy Ahmed became prime minister after his predecessor resigned in February Ethiopia’s new PM Abiy Ahmed says several people have been killed in an explosion that hit a rally he was speaking at earlier on Saturday. He described it as an “unsuccessful attempt by forces ...

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Why many mums are better than one

Image caption Sue and one of her “second mums”, Wendy They say you can’t choose your family – but why not? Sometimes an extra mother figure is just what you need, says Sue Elliott-Nicholls. I’m a mum collector. I’ve got a few of them – spare mums, just in case ...

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Codebreaking Bombe moves to computer museum

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption The Bombe was used to work out Enigma machine settings to help read German communications The UK’s National Museum of Computing has expanded its exhibits celebrating the UK’s wartime code-breakers and the machines used to crack German ciphers. On Saturday it will open ...

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