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Do you have valuable Star Wars toys in the attic?

With the latest instalment of Star Wars series ‘The Last Jedi’ due for release next week, the Force could be with Star Wars fans who have valuable vintage action figures.

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Waddesdon Imaginarium by Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Picture credit Mike Fear, copyright National Trust, Waddesdon Manor

Lighting up historical Waddesdon Manor for a magical Christmas holiday season

Magical lights and animals are the theme for Christmas at Waddesdon this year, with thousands of fairy lights on the trees in the house and a huge fluorescent dragon in the grounds.

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Ezra Miller as Flash, Ben Affleck as Batman and Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman

REVIEW: Justice League is messy but fun

Matt Adcock reviews Justice League (12A), starring Ben Affleck and Gal Gadot
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Here’s how to be part of Great British Bake Off 2018 - apply now

Applications are now open for the 2018 series of The Great British Bake Off.

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Paddington, voiced by Ben Whishaw

REVIEW: Paddington 2 is a winning treat

Matt Adcock reviews Paddington 2 (PG), starring Hugh Grant and Hugh Bonneville
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Seven of Leightons canary girls who worked at the Chaul End munitions factory. They are very young to be engaged in such dangerous work. Judging by the black arm band and black bars sown onto their uniforms they have already lost family members in the conflict.

Book reveals Leighton Buzzard and Linslade’s vital role in defeating the Germans

The dramatic story of how Leighton Buzzard and Linslade changed from a playground for the London gentry to take a vital role in the First World War is told in a new book out this week.

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Kenneth Branagh in Murder on the Orient Express

Review: Murder on the Orient Express stays on the rails - but only just

Matt Adcock reviews Murder on the Orient Express (12A), starring Kenneth Branagh, Penelope Cruz and Johnny Depp

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When do you put your Christmas decorations up?

When should you put your Christmas tree and decorations up?

For many Christmas loving Brits it’s time to start considering when the Christmas decorations will go up, but when is the correct time to start the festivities?

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If your family are self-confessed big spenders this could be perfect for you

BBC’s Shop Well For Less seeks contestants

If your family are self-confessed big spenders, the BBC is looking for contestants to enter Shop Well For Less which teaches households how to become savvier shoppers.

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Mary Berry has been confirmed as a judge for the new series

Are you Britain’s Best Cook? The BBC want you for a new TV show starring Mary Berry

The BBC is looking for Britain’s best cooks, to roast, boil and and bake it off in a new prime-time TV show.

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Rafe Spall as Luke and Sam Troughton as Dom

Review: Entertaining scares in The Ritual

Matt Adcock reviews The Ritual (15), starring Rafe Spall

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Netflix is putting its prices up

Netflix set to raise prices for UK users

For the first time in two years online streaming giant, Netflix, has raised its monthly subscription prices for UK customers.

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Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford in Blade Runner 2049

REVIEW: Blade Runner 2049 is a visually stunning and emotionally powerful triumph

Matt Adcock reviews Blade Runner 2049, starring Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford

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The stars of Flatliners

Review: Flatliners remake is a limp horror-wannabe

Matt Adcock reviews Flatliners (15), starring Ellen Page

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New ITV game show is looking for the worst singers around

New ITV game show is looking for the worst singers around

A new television game show is aiming to find the country’s worst singers - and giving them the chance to win a major cash prize.

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The end of the world?

PREVIEW: End of the world

Clear your diaries folks - we have a big day tomorrow (Saturday, September 23), when all life as we know it may end.

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Taron Egerton as Eggsy and Mark Strong as Merlin

REVIEW: Kingsman - The Golden Circle delivers a full-on feel-good adrenalin overload

Matt Adcock reviews Kingsman - The Golden Circle, starring Colin Firth and Halle Berry

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Luton Hoo Gourmet Wine Dinner

CREAGH/CARR REVIEW: Luton Hoo Gourmet Wine Dinner

You get two for the price of one with the Creagh/Carr Review – Here they give their views on the latest Luton Hoo Gourmet Wine Dinner:

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WATCH: Fire service uses Stephen King’s IT as inspiration for horror safety video

Firefighters have released a spooky parody of a horror film - to encourage people to test their alarms.

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Are you planning to spend winter abroad?

Get away from it all this winter - and get on TV

The BBC is looking for people to take part in a new series which will follow people who are planning to spend winter abroad.

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