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SIMON Cowell, the lead judge on the popular TV talent show X Factor, seems to attract a cross section of opinion. Some people like him, others cannot stand the sight of him.

And, according to the Daily Mirror, 42 year old mum-of-three Michelle Hall, from Houghton-le-Spring, Sunderland, definitely falls into the latter category.

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AN antique book featuring medicinal remedies dating back nearly 350 years is to be auctioned off in Derby, says the Daily Mail.

Tips in 'A Friend To The Sick - The Englishman’s Preservation', which is expected to sell for more than £350, include rubbing watercress on the gums and stuffing bread into the ear. It also contains age-old secrets to good health, such as eating burnt birds and drinking liquor.

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News Round Up

by Patrick O'Connor

 

HERE'S news of a gadget which could prove to be a real life-saver.

The Daily Express reports that a confused great-grandmother has been fitted with a SatNan – a tracking device – because she gets lost while out walking.

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