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Why giant red question marks mysteriously appeared in Birmingham

Au Vodka was behind the posters, which puzzled many pedestrians

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New UK parking laws 'to make streets safer' with £130 fines for drivers

Car Insurance experts at Quotezone.co.uk have warned motorists a law could soon be introduced making it illegal to park on the pavement.

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HMRC issues warning over email and says 'do not engage with it'

HMRC has moved to social media this week where it has rushed to issue a new scam warning and says "it will never ask you" to share details this way.

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Snorers warned their late-night grunts could be a sign of serious health problem

ITV This Morning regular Dr Deepak Aulak said snoring could also lead to oral health problems

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'Road rage attack' as man assaulted after Highgate crash

Trouble involving three men happened after a two-vehicle crash on Macdonald Street shortly after 1pm on Wednesday, April 24

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UK weather maps show snow falling within hours with one place worst-hit

A cold spell will hit several parts of the country as we head deeper into April and towards the start of May.

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People warned to check HMRC account 'now' over scam 'it hasn't been able to stop'

HMRC has warned scammers and fraudsters are attempting to change businesses’ bank account details with HMRC to get VAT refunds fraudulently sent to their own accounts.

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HMRC under fire over tax code issue and taxpayers demand 'be more specific'

A taxpayer reached out over Twitter/X and asked the tax body

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Octopus Energy issues '25 per cent off' announcement for customers

Octopus, which is rivalled by EDF, EOn Next, OVO, British Gas and more, has confirmed changes for energy customers through an exciting loyalty scheme.

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Octopus and EDF customers could save £260 in major energy tariff change

A number of energy providers have now launched special rates as the Government steps up efforts to achieve its net zero commitments

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Drivers warned about deadline for new emissions rules which could see car tax soar

Experts have warned drivers to be aware of changes around emissions rules

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Fiat and Mazda warn UK drivers over 'sleepwalking' into 'crisis'

Fiat has warned the UK is on 'cusp of crisis' with electric cars as the country tries to phase out petrol and diesel by 2035.

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'One in five' drivers handed fine and it ranges from £100 to £1,000

Motorists have been warned of the "most dangerous places to drive" with major speeding fines increasing across the country amid the ongoing Cost of Living crisis.

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Boys of just 13 and 14 arrested after another 13-year-old stabbed in street

Two boys were being held on suspicion of attempted murder after schoolboy victim was knifed in Washwood Heath

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Sculptor who gave Birmingham its Bullring bull dies at 88

Laurence Broderick would bring his family to stand near The Guardian aka the Bull, to hear shoppers talk of their love for it

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Freeview warns all viewers to 'retune TV' immediately

Freeview has warned customers on its website that they will need to return their sets immediately after a change on Wednesday April 24.

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Mum 'madly in love' with man who 'stalked her for months' in Tesco

The mum-of-two had no idea her future husband was going to the supermarket daily to try and catch a glimpse of her

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First stretch of HS2 viaduct to bring high speed trains into Birmingham is up

Curzon Viaduct No.3 - the final approach to the terminus - will be around 300 metres long and up to six metres in height

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First completed sections of HS2 Curzon Street station viaduct revealed

The 300 metre-long viaduct will bring high-speed trains from London into Curzon Street Station

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UK heatwave 'right around corner' with Brits told 'pack away winter coat'

Temperatures are forecast to climb in the first week of May, with the UK 5/2 to record temperatures of over 22C anytime next week.