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MORE than 2,500 left-handed peo­ple are killed ev­ery year from us­ing equip­ment meant for right-han­ders.

What’s more, left­ies are thought to live, on av­er­age, nine years less than right­ies.

Pow­er­ful cir­cu­lar saws, chain­saws and fac­tory equip­ment in par­tic­u­lar are haz­ardous.

A study also found that south­paws are more likely to have traf­fic in­ci­dents as roads are de­signed with right-han­ders in mind. SUR­GEONS removed a man’s todger af­ter he ac­ci­den­tally shot it with a gun tucked into his belt in Magsin­gal, Philip­pines. A PUB has banned drinkers from ut­ter­ing the C word... Farmer Christ­mas. The Jolly is in New­ton Ab­bot, Devon, fines if mak­ing reg­u­lars pay have raised slips out. So far they

£400 for their lo­cal hospice. said: Or­gan­iser Lee Bran­son banned from “Ev­ery­one has been say­ing the word Christ­mas. they “If any­one gets caught a get a yellow card and and

50p fine. Say it again it’s a red card and a £1 fine.” CHRIST­MAS sultanas and hazel­nuts are soar­ing in price af­ter a hike in the value of the Turk­ish lira.

Lat­est re­search shows the dried fruit has rock­eted by 52% and nuts by 7%.

The lira fell as a re­sult of political in­sta­bil­ity and a lack of con­fi­dence in Tur­key’s eco­nomic growth. How­ever, since Au­gust the lira has NEARLY half of those at univer­sity or col­lege in the splash UK will al­most all of their stu­dent loan this Christ­mas. On av­er­age stu­dents spend more will than £140 on gifts, travel and meeting leav­ing a mates, third dip­ping into bank of the mum and dad. that found 47% will have less than 10% of their loan left af­ter the hol­i­day. re­cov­ered 33% of its value, driven by an im­proved re­la­tion­ship with the US.

Jara Zicha, of in­dus­try an­a­lysts Min­tec, told trade mag The Gro­cer: “This has re­sulted in an uptick in the cost of Turk­ish hazel­nuts since Septem­ber. In GBP terms, they are now 18% higher than last quar­ter and 7% higher than last year.”


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