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What to do if you’re one of the 500m hacked Yahoo users

Internet giant Yahoo has admitted to a data breach affecting as many as 500 million user accounts, pointing the finger at a “state-sponsored actor”.

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Chip the Robotic Dog

Toys “R” Us reveal must-have Christmas toys

Toy experts at Britain’s biggest toy store, have unveiled their very own list of 14 Superstars, which are expected to dominate kids’ Christmas lists this year - and it’s going to be a hard-fought battle between tech toys versus popular collectibles and characters.

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Mary Berry

Mary Berry quits Great British Bake Off - but Paul Hollywood will stay as host

Mary Berry has this morning, Thursday, quit Great British Bake Off after show’s move to Channel 4, saying she will stay with BBC out of “loyalty”

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How it is hoped Bury St Edmunds Guildhall's former WW2 control centre will look ANL-150225-114115001

Work to bring Bury St Edmunds Guildhall back to life to start in December

Work on an ambitious project to bring Bury St Edmunds’ Guildhall back to life is due to start by December.

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New look with, from left, Phil Stittle, director of businesses development, West Suffolk College, Laura Welham-Halstead, head of communications & connectivity, Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP,  Cllr James Waters, leader of Forest Heath District Council, Cllr John Griffiths, leader of St Edmundsbury Borough Council, Nicci Dunning, business development executive for Bury St Edmunds Chamber of Commerce, Alex Till, chief executive of Menta and Cllr Alaric Pugh, St Edmundsburys cabinet member for planning and growth.

Rebranding for Suffolk’s annual business festival

There is a new look to this year’s Business Festival, which has been designed to acknowledge its status as the eastern region’s leading event of its kind.

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Richard Lister, vice chancellor of the University of Suffolk.

University boss tells Suffolk business leaders they must help guide students’ learning

The vice-chancellor of the UK’s newest university has told Suffolk business leaders of their vital role in shaping the institution’s future direction.

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World’s deadliest spiders which can cause four-hour erection before death found in ASDA bananas

Dozens of the world’s deadliest spider were found crawling out of a bunch of ASDA bananas, it has been claimed.

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Bury St Edmunds commuters given the chance to have their say

Bury St Edmunds commuters who travel into Cambridge each day are being given the chance to have their say on improving their journey.

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More time for Bury Free Press Business Awards nominations

As some people had difficulties with our Business Awards 2016 website, we have extended the deadline for nominations for another week to midnight on Monday September 26.

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Celebrate the best of Suffolk – nominate now in the ‘Rural Oscars’

The 2016 Countryside Alliance Awards, the nicknamed the “Rural Oscars” and a gold standard of rural business awards, have open to public nomination at www.countryside-alliance.org and invite contributions across four categories.

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Food watchdog bans cheesemaker’s whole output over E.coli fears

A food watchdog has said its recall of all cheese from a producer linked to an E.coli outbreak is justified as it revealed two new cases are being investigated.

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Imperial War Museum London.

Prestigious contract triumph for Bury St Edmunds’ company

A leading Bury St Edmunds-based company has just secured a prestigious five contract with the Imperial War Museums.

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Time to change your password?

Revealed: the 25 worst online passwords

Hacking and data breaches are, sadly, an everyday fact of life in the 21st century but some people really aren’t helping matters by using simple, easy-to-break passwords.

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Army reserve open day in Bury

The British Army is holding a recruiting event at the arc shopping centre in Bury St Edmunds tomorrow.

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Matt Hancock MP and Suffolk business leaders at the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce dinner.

Suffolk MP digests the voice of business over dinner

About 20 senior Suffolk businesspeople took full advantage of a business dinner to get to the heart of key issues by quizzing a local MP.

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Urgent warning over serious infection outbreak linked to a piercing aftercare spray issued by Public Health England

Urgent warning over serious infection outbreak linked to a piercing aftercare spray issued by Public Health England

Public Health England (PHE) is warning people who have recently had body piercings about an unsafe cleansing spray provided by piercing studios across the country for aftercare use, which may cause severe infection.

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Lavenham Village sign

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Village votes to shape future development

Residents have voted overwhelmingly for their neighbourhood plan to be used by the district council to shape future development in Lavenham.

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Bury Post Office closed by national strike over job cuts

Bury St Edmunds Crown Post Office is closed today as part of a nationwide strike over job cuts.

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Apple assures users iOS 10 update is safe after iPhone ‘bricking’ issues

Tech giant Apple has sought to reassure users that the latest operating system update is safe after some iPhone owners reported it had rendered their handsets useless.

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The Snug on St Johns Street is to open soon

Pictured: Owner Giles Fry with General Manager Joe Calvey and  biz partner Ashley Moore ANL-160913-154237009

Snug-gle on down with town’s newest bar

Bury’s burgeoning eating out and bar scene will herald a new arrival next week when The Snug opens its doors in St John’s Street.

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