Tesco launches toy sale with major savings to be had on Barbie, Paw Patrol and more

The sale starts today (September 29) and takes place in stores as well as online
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Covid news - live: PM insists booster jabs will ‘protect Christmas’ as NHS faces ‘worst winter ever’
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Brexit news – live: Sunak reveals £20bn Budget spree as UK and EU ‘still far apart’ on Northern Ireland
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Royal Family LIVE: Prince William and Harry still 'barely on speaking terms'
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Juliet Stevenson: ‘As an older woman, you feel vulnerable just going on camera’
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How Spencer, The Crown and the internet turned Princess Diana into a Gen-Z queen
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Manchester United vs Liverpool TV channel and live stream: How can I watch Premier League game in UK on TV?
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Chelsea's first black player says own fans abused him and little has changed 40 years on
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Diane Abbott says police don't take online racism seriously as figures reveal 144% rise
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Global financial crisis warning: More Chinese companies on brink after Evergrande
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Leaked Whitehall memo detailing 'immediate' Winter Plan B measures to stop Covid
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Phil Foden tipped to be integral to any Manchester City success this season
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No desk, no respect and no confidence: Is the dream of flexible working really a nightmare?
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Last Night In Soho director Edgar Wright reveals late Diana Rigg’s final role will always be ‘special’
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Cristiano Ronaldo's complex Liverpool relationship: Michael Owen block to Anfield welcome
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Liverpool reaching important turning point that Manchester United fans will be familiar with
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Stop booing Jack Grealish - it's nonsense and the Man City star could not care less
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Katie Price ‘apologises’ after drink-driving arrest and ‘takes full responsibility’ after leaving rehab
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Man Utd brief agents with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sack message amid mounting pressure
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UK weather: Torrential rain and strong winds to blight half term as jet stream looms
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Rust actors Frances Fisher and Josh Hopkins pay tribute to Halyna Hutchins after fatal Alec Baldwin shooting
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Family speechless after finding Halloween note from McDonald's in Just Eat order
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Queen's punishing workload 'to be slashed to just core events due to health fears'
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‘Balancing the books’ look goods on paper, Rishi Sunak. But it’s not so pretty on the ground | James Bloodworth
The budget to foot the coronavirus bill will inflict more miseries on the less well-off‘You never want to be in debt,” my grandmother used to say to me as a child. For her generation, debt equalled subservience to higher-ups. She was also a firm adherent to the Micawber principle: “Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen pounds nineteen and six, result happiness.”But it’s pretty obvious we don’t always see it as wrong to get into debt – many people have mortgages, after all. Nor, sadly, is it always avoidable. The findings from a new report demonstrate as much. An analysis by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation has found that nearly 4m low-income households in Britain have fallen behind on rent, bills or debt payments. The report warns of a debt crisis. Continue reading...
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Jadon Sancho urged to copy Cristiano Ronaldo to overcome Manchester United struggles
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Family quit inner city for remote island where son is only child in pre-school
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'I'm not sure I'll ever recover': Autistic man gave his wages to cult leaders who banned him from sex with his girlfriend and 'hypnotised' him
Richard Turner is now helping cult survivors as one of the UK's only 'exit counsellors' after studying at Salford University
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African effort to replicate mRNA vaccine targets disparities
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The neighbourhood where bins only get collected every three weeks - it could soon be happening elsewhere
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'Millions more Brits to get Covid booster as over-50s able to book jab month early'
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Barcelona hero's surprise Ronald Koeman verdict ahead of El Clasico clash vs Real Madrid
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Dutch Pancake House, Shimla Pinks and 39 Steps - the restaurants that have closed you would bring back if you could
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I went to the Wetherspoons that’s been slammed as ‘downright dysfunctional’
The Mardi Gras in the Trafford Centre has received more than its fair share of ‘poor’ and ‘terrible’ reviews on TripAdvisor
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Prince William name-checks Harry during Diana statue speech in rare show of unity
The Duke of Cambridge reportedly said both he and Prince Harry were happy with the statue to their late mother Diana, during a reception, in a rare show of unity
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Travel rules relax for vaccinated holidaymakers - the changes to testing and how much it costs
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I’ve never thought about being a dad. Until now…
Michael Segalov always presumed fatherhood was not for him. Then his beloved grandmother died and he found himself thinking about having kids. But that meant learning about new and radical approaches to being a parentIt wasn’t the first time my nephew had called my mum “Grandma”. This was, if anything, a staple of the fairly limited vocabulary this three-year-old possessed. Mum, my sister and I had been strewn out on the grass, exhausted. Unperturbed, he announced he wanted escorting to the swings. A few years earlier, it had felt strange to hear Mum being called by her new moniker. But it became normal in no time… At least, until now.Before that day, I’d thought little of procreation. That was for proper grownups, adulthood’s far-off frontier. Firmly in my late 20s, that’s very much a privilege of my gender: there’d been no overbearing societal pressure or talk of an ever-ticking biological clock. Being gay, meanwhile, put my present and past partners in the same position. And neither they nor I could ever find ourselves pregnant, however relaxed about precautions, or hard we might try. Continue reading...
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1,000 Years of Joys and Sorrows by Ai Weiwei review – a life of dissent
The artist’s memoir reveals a rebellious spirit, inherited from his persecuted poet father, which sustained him through detention by Chinese authoritiesIn 1957, the year of Ai Weiwei’s birth, China’s leader, Chairman Mao, launched the Anti-Rightist Campaign, a purge of intellectuals whose work was deemed critical of the state. By the end of the year, about 300,000 people had been rounded up, the majority of them exiled to the country’s remote border regions to undergo “reform through labour”. Ai’s father, Ai Qing, a respected poet, was one of them.“The whirlpool that swallowed up my father upended my life too, leaving a mark on me that I carry with me to this day,” Ai writes in the opening chapter of this ambitious memoir, in which his father’s story gives way to, and often echoes, his own. In 1967, his father’s life was upended once again, when he was transported to a desert region known as Little Siberia to undergo political “remoulding”. Continue reading...
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Bring it home: stay, try and buy holiday getaways
Ten of the best small-scale UK stays showcasing furnishings and artwork that you can purchase before, during or after your breakA cluster of restored railway carriages and a handcrafted lakeside cabin, Settle is situated in 30 acres of private parkland on the edge of Thetford Forest. Hosts Jo and John have clad the interiors in a palette of warm raw materials that reflect the natural surroundings. From the contents of the local breakfast basket to the handmade rustic side plates, every item is available to purchase and has been sourced from UK-based, independent producers with sound ethical standards. There is also an enticing onsite shop for guests to ransack, as well as an online version, too.Carriages from £200 per night, settlenorfolk.co.uk Continue reading...
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Mummy’s older than we thought: new find rewrites the history books
Discovery of nobleman Khuwy shows that Egyptians were using advanced embalming methods 1,000 years before assumed date The ancient Egyptians were carrying out sophisticated mummifications of their dead 1,000 years earlier than previously thought, according to new evidence which could lead to a rewriting of the history books.The preserved body of a high-ranking nobleman called Khuwy, discovered in 2019, has been found to be far older than assumed and is, in fact, one of the oldest Egyptian mummies ever discovered. It has been dated to the Old Kingdom, proving that mummification techniques some 4,000 years ago were highly advanced. Continue reading...
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Romantic partner? Who needs one when it’s friends who truly help us get through life | Sonia Sodha
I’m sceptical of ‘happily ever after’. Platonic love is the key to wellbeingThe importance of romantic love is drummed into us from early childhood. Popular culture and advertising conspire to tell us that there’s one route to a fulfilled life: finding the love of your life, who holds the key to your happily ever after. Modern trends in romantic relationships get anxiously picked over through the cliche of happily ever after: people settling down and having children later, the fact that twice as many marriages end in divorce today than they did in 1970. But these trends don’t tell us that romantic happiness has become more elusive. Instead, they reflect social progress and the dismantling of taboos and that the belief in romantic love as the route to fulfilment is more myth than reality for many. Continue reading...
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