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Articles from The Chester Chronicle (Chester, 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
Anthony Johnson bemoans lack of consistency from Chester FC after Gateshead defeat; The Blues were made to pay for a poor second half in the North East. Dave Powell 515
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
Award-winning pub chain confirm they will take over iconic pub The Rake - and this is when it's set to reopen; The well known pub closed several weeks ago. Carmella de Lucia 328
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
Charity estimates how many people a year in Cheshire die from air pollution; Centre for Cities has released an annual study of the proportion of deaths related to long terms exposure related to air pollution. John McDougall 787
Chester hospital opening more beds in portable ward; Countess of Chester Hospital accepts it does not have enough beds as winter pressures bite. David Holmes 552
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
Ellesmere Port MP Justin Madders claims Boris Johnson has 'done nothing' recently over WASPI women; Mr Madders spoke in the House of Commons on the issue. John McDougall 423
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
Good Morning Britain viewers furious after Piers Morgan mocks people with mortgages - "Arrogant fool"; "Why is he still on the telly?". Sian Filcher 363
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
Lord brands only building HS2 between Crewe and Birmingham 'nonsense'; Lord Greaves responded to a suggestion that only the Northern sections of the project be constructed. John McDougall 429
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
Manchester United fans attack Ed Woodward's Cheshire home with flares; Woodward and his family were not at the property at the time. Liam Beard 322
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
New Essar Oil UK CEO to be based at Stanlow in Ellesmere Port; Mark Wilson has been announced as the new chief executive officer. Michael Green 463
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
Overnight work to carry out repairs to Sutton Weaver swing bridge; The scheme at the iconic metal bridge gets under way on February 5. Chester Chronicle 364
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
Reaction: Full verdicts of David Artell and Ross Embleton after Crewe Alex's 2-0 win over Leyton Orient; Both managers had their say. Peter Morse 523
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
Shock for shoppers as woman goes into labour in Port Arcades; A woman went into labour at the Port Arcades in Ellesmere Port. Lauren Wise 153
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
Two police officers injured in Macclesfield car park incident; The officers were injured after the car "made contact" with the patrol car a number of times. Lauren Wise 201
Update on Cheshire couple arrested in relation to Essex lorry deaths; The couple have been released under investigation. Luke Traynor 414
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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