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December 11, 2017 7:15 PM Doing nothing competition held in Taiwan: Winner stares into space for 90 minutes

Dozens of people sat in complete silence on Sunday afternoon as they competed in the fifth international Space-out Competition. Around 70 contestants were invited to sit on yoga mats in Songshan Cultural and Creative Park in Taipei, Taiwan, without looking at their phones or making a noise for 90 minutes. During the competition, volunteers in white coats 5

December 11, 2017 10:30 AM New parking charges will now be introduced

A flat £1 parking charge is set to be introduced at Wat Tyler Country Park in Pitsea to support ongoing preservation of the park. The proposals were approved at a meeting of the Regeneration and Environment Committee on Thursday. The £1 charge – expected to be implemented in spring 2018 – will be effective during the park’s opening hours every day. There 2

December 8, 2017 1:00 PM CrossCountry rail workers to strike over one of year´s busiest shopping weekends

Fresh strikes have been announced on the most extensive passenger rail franchise in Britain in a dispute over rostering and Sunday working. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union on CrossCountry will strike for 48 hours on Saturday and Sunday, disrupting services on one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year. The union announced fresh 3

December 8, 2017 10:13 AM Starting them young! Bec Judd's one-year-old twin boys Tom and Darcy join the model and her AFL star husband Chris for a gruelling family workout

But Rebecca Judd, 34, managed to multi-task her gruelling exercise regime with family time on Friday. Posting to Instagram on Friday, the glamorous model mum shared a photo of herself managing to get in a few sit-ups while her husband Chris entertained their twin boys. The Melbourne mum-of-four looked to be having a casual laugh as she lay on a yoga mat next to husband 1

December 8, 2017 12:01 AM Commuter MISERY: Millions drive or get lifts to work because there is no public transport

MORE than ten million Brits have to drive or get lifts to work because there is no public transport from where they live to where they work, new figures revealed. The nation's rail and bus network may serve those who live in cities and suburbs but effectively ignores around one in five adults in modern Britain. And even among those who do have some access 6

December 7, 2017 12:01 AM A 200-year-old sycamore in Orkney named Scotland’s Tree of the Year

A 200-YEAR-OLD sycamore that owes its existence to Napoleon was last night named Scotland’s Tree of the Year ahead of five rivals. The Big Tree in Kirkwall, Orkney, was planted around 1815 by a landowner who made his fortune during the Napoleonic Wars. Once a feature of a fine walled garden, the tree now stands in the main shopping street. The 30ft sycamore 8

December 5, 2017 12:23 PM ASOS’s New Website Has Caused A Massive Stir Over On Twitter

But not everyone is quite so happy with its latest change. The brand has unveiled a new website, which basically has the whole of Twitter up in arms. So what exactly is different? Well, the design of its shopping pages has been updated, and the navigation bar has been edited to make searching easier. However, the quick view functionality has been removed 5

December 4, 2017 5:15 PM Tesco's main town centre store in Paignton is closing with redundancies

The Tesco Metro will be downgraded and reopen as a smaller store The Tesco Metro store in the centre of Paignton will close after Christmas, the store giant has confirmed today. The store, at Maypole Corner on Victoria Street, will close for a month from early January. After a refurbishment it will open again towards the end of February as a smaller 8

December 4, 2017 5:00 PM Police to patrol lakeside shopping centre this month

Essex Police will have a strong presence at Lakeside shopping centre throughout December help ensure shoppers have a safe visit. Operation Christmas Presence launched on Friday and will run until Sunday, December 31. Police officers, PCSOs and active citizens will be engaging with shoppers and focusing on discouraging anyone who wants to commit crime 7

December 4, 2017 2:30 PM Donate gifts to those less fortunate this christmas

With Christmas fast approaching Basildon Council has teamed up with the Eastgate shopping centre to collect gifts for the women’s refuge, homeless hostel and food banks in the borough. Shoppers are being encouraged to buy one extra gift, or food item, or piece of warm clothing to donate to those less fortunate. Councillor Gavin Callaghan, chairman of the policy 7