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1m tumble dryers posing fire threat still in UK homes, MPs told

Whirlpool, owner of Hotpoint and Indesit, criticised for only changing consumer advice six months after serious blaze in London An estimated 1m faulty tumble dryers at risk of bursting into flames are still in UK homes, the manufacturer has admitted to MPs. Ian Moverley, communications director for Whirlpool, which makes …

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Have you ever asked the person you fancy out on a date?

It sounds simple: you like someone, you ask them out. But it’s never as easy as that. Here’s how people on the street work up the courage Relationship advice blogger Dami Olonisakin asked her female Twitter followers to ask out their crushes by text message and send a screenshot of …

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Old Vic expresses 'deep dismay' over Kevin Spacey assault claims

Theatre where Spacey was artistic director for 11 years sets up confidential complaints process for anyone who wants to come forward The Old Vic theatre has expressed “deep dismay” at sexual assault allegations made against its former boss Kevin Spacey, and has set up a confidential complaints process for anyone …

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