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Work at a Dublin construction site was temporarily brought to a halt this week after a hitchhiking scorpion scuttled out of a batch of building supplies. The alarm was raised when the unexpected visitor crawled out of a delivery of kitchen sinks – believed to have arrived at the Baggot Street site

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They’ve been derided as dunces for long enough - now the hunt is on to find the UK’s brainiest van driver. Van leasing specialists LeaseVan.co.uk has launched a new contest to rehabilitate the reputation of Britain’s army of van drivers.

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Possible evidence of a medieval Norse parliament meeting place may have been found at an archaeological site in the Highlands, the BBC has reported. A geophysical survey of Thing's Va Broch near Thurso has found "faint features" that may relate to activity associated with the meetings.

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Danish architecture firm EFFEKT has designed a new attraction which will allow people to walk above the tress and experience the stunning nature of the forest from another perspective. The Treetop Experience is a 600 meter seamless continuous ramp connected to a 45 meter tall spiralling observation

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New giant funnel bins are being installed at motorway service areas across the North West of England in a bid to reduce the amount of litter dropped on the region’s roads. Highways England is providing the bins as part of a North West initiative to tackle littering after over 40,000 sacks of rubbi

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The owner of a construction business is among the candidates seeking to win investment from Lord Sugar in the next series of The Apprentice. The 13th series of the show starts on BBC1 next week with 33-year-old Michaela Wain, director and co-owner of Bolton-based Optimise Build Ltd, among the contes

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A new generation of Scandinavian-style wooden homes is being planned for Scotland as the government presses on with its plan to plant up to 26.5 million more trees every year, The Scotsman has reported. Housing and forestry experts are due to meet in Edinburgh next week for a major conference that w

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Architect Tom Hetherington’s run as a contestant on Great British Bake Off came to an end last night after his caramel ‘hummingbird’ cake proved a disaster Edinburgh-based Hetherington, who works for Richard Murphy Architects, failed to impress in the first caramel week the series has ever had

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