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Articles from Get Reading (Reading, England) (January 29, 2020)

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'Shameful lack of measures' to prevent dangerous washing machines being sold on Facebook and eBay; 'If you are happy to take money from consumers you must take proactive measures to protect them in the process'. Sarah McGee 549
An engagement ring, motorhome and yurt: The odd things people bought from eBay while drunk; An ice cream van and a [pounds sterling]4,000 Poodle Head Letter Opener were just some items purchased while under the influence. Sarah McGee 375
Archaeologists unearth 'incredibly rare' grave of an Iron Age 'warrior'; The grave was discovered during excavations ahead of the building of 175 new homes near Chichester. Victoria Jones 426
British Airways has suspended all flights to and from mainland China; "We apologise to customers for the inconvenience, but the safety of our customers and crew is always our priority.". Neil Shaw 840
Cyber fraudster and drug dealer who 'never worked a day in his life' filmed flaunting and kissing cash online now jailed; "He stole people's hard-earned cash and then flaunted it all over social media to boost his ego". Charlotte Smith 667
Evacuation of Brits from Wuhan could start tomorrow as death toll reaches 132; The Foreign Office has advised against all but essential travel to mainland China as the virus reaches Germany, France, Japan and the UAE. Neil Shaw 667
Gang of teenagers rob boy, 13, after forcing him off his bike; Police are appealing for anyone who saw the incident. Ruth Ovens 468
Good Morning Britain viewers furious after Piers Morgan mocks people with mortgages - "Arrogant fool"; "Why is he still on the telly?". Sian Filcher 363
Hibernian boss coy on link with Reading FC striker; Marc McNulty could move north of the border this week. Jonathan Low 186
Hike in 'bed blocking' is leaving patients stranded in hospital 'for hundreds of days'; They are facing heavy delays to be transferred or discharged. Alex Seabrook 427
How much the UK's supermarkets pay - find out how much you could earn an hour; We've taken a look at how much each of the supermarkets are paying right now - including who is offering the most. Thomas Lynch 1265
Huge change for First Dates after 15 series as new location is set; The show is moving out of London and heading to the regions. Neil Shaw 358
It's a bit saucy - Heinz launch tomato ketchup chocolate truffles for Valentine's Day; You can now get a box of chocolates made with tomato ketchup. The truffles combine velvety, rich ganache and red sauce. Megan Nisbet 312
ITV hires psychologist to support cast and crew after suicides; The flak reached a fever pitch last year when series three favourite Mike Thalassitis, 26, was found hanged in a park after leaving a suicide note for his family. Neil Shaw 878
Lidl is selling a high-tech cleaning robot for less; Supermarket Lidl is selling a vacuum gadget to help you keep the house clean. The high-tech product is on sale for 33% less than the retail price. Megan Nisbet 247
M&S shoppers hail store's new Chilli and Cheese Hot Cross Buns 'amazing'; Marks and Spencer has unveiled a brand new hot cross bun. Fans of the treat are going wild for the savoury flavours. Megan Nisbet 265
Martin Lewis says you could reclaim 'chunks of money' if you've taken out this loan; The savings guru told viewers of his show that people could claim back over [pounds sterling]4,000 after taking out a loan. Sian Filcher 420
Mum makes an amazing VW campervan bedside table for her son from nothing; And now we want to go road-tripping. Lea Nakache 230
Newsnight and Radio 4 in line of fire as BBC makes budget cuts; Radio news bulletins will also be shared across different stations as BBC News has to save [pounds sterling]80 million. Neil Shaw 373
People with one bank provider 'vulnerable' to being financially cut off during an IT meltdown; IT malfunctions could leave some people without access to their money. Sarah McGee 394
Piers Morgan slams "fixed" NTAs and calls for ceremony to be axed following David Walliams' "train-wreck" hosting; It comes after This Morning won best Live Magazine Show - beating GMB for yet another year running. Charlotte Smith 419
Pret is giving away free vegan croissants on Friday; Pret say the vegan Very Berry Croissant has been a huge hit with customers since launching in early January. Victoria Jones 237
Reading mum feels 'persecuted' for disability as her home falls into disrepair; Charlotte Haines says she has contacted the council repeatedly about the various issues she has with her home. James Aldridge 661
Sainsbury's to invest [pounds sterling]1bn to become a zero emission company by 2040; 'Only when the trajectory for global warming slows to a maximum of 1.5 degrees will we all know that we can truly live well for less'. Sarah McGee 1142
Smart motorways branded a death trap by MPs; "There are people that are being killed and seriously injured on these roads, and it should never have happened.". Neil Shaw 344
Temperatures to soar into double digits by the weekend; After what was supposed to be the coldest night of the year we are heading for 14C. Neil Shaw 400
The concerning record number of sex crimes against children reported to police; Thames Valley Police recorded a record number of child sex abuse crimes last year. Annie Gouk 428
The state of play for Reading FC going into final stages of transfer window; A closer look at what may and may not happen for Royals in the January window. Jonathan Low 1008
What the latest research says about drinking alcohol during pregnancy; To study the effects of drinking alcohol during pregnancy, the researchers combined results from very different study designs for the first time. Victoria Jones 461

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