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mil­lion is how high the UK pop­u­la­tion is set to be in the next 12 years. Of­fi­cial fig­ures show that it’s set to grow by 4.4 mil­lion.

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res­cued ot­ter cubs have been re­leased back into the wild in the High­lands. The or­phaned cubs were cared for at Scot­tish SPCA’s Na­tional Wildlife Res­cue Cen­tre in Fishcross. Cam­era traps will track their progress.

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mil­lion bulbs make up the new state-of-the-art dis­play at Pic­cadilly Cir­cus, which has been switched back on af­ter un­der­go­ing ren­o­va­tions since Jan­uary.

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-year-old Henry Con­way do­nated his birth­day money to the RAF Benev­o­lent Fund, af­ter see­ing an ad­vert on TV. The fund sup­ports cur­rent and for­mer mem­bers of the RAF.

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pounds is how much a rare 50p coin is on sale for on­line. The coins were minted to cel­e­brate the life of Beatrix Pot­ter, but this one has a rare print­ing er­ror in­volv­ing the Tom Kit­ten char­ac­ter.

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