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Queen’s horse loses out at Epsom
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The Queen's horse, Carlton House, lost out to a French-trained outsider, which came from behind to win this year's Epsom Derby. Pour Moi and Carlton House battled it out in a thrilling finale, which saw the Queen's horses being forced out, in to a respectable, but disappointing, third place finish. According to a source close to the royals, the Queen … More

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Record numbers head to Appleby horse fair
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Record numbers of horse insurance customers descended on the town of Appleby to attend the annual horse fair. The event, which always draws large numbers of people from the traveller community, was inundated with revellers after the show featured on the hit TV series My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding. On a normal year 10,000 travellers and 30,000 other visitors head … More

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Judge to decide if Recital can run
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A judge is to decide whether a horse can ride in this weekend’s Derby at Epsom after a dispute erupted between the owners of the filly and another horse due to start the race. According to a report in the Guardian, jockey Kieren Fallon may be stopped from riding Recital this Saturday (June 4th) after he was accused of breaching … More

‘Give guests plenty of notice’ when marrying abroad
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Wedding insurance could be an essential purchase for couples who follow one expert’s advice and tie the knot abroad. Jennifer Kelly, founder of comprehensive wedding guide Barefoot Bride, commented that guests need as much time as possible to prepare for the occasion, so save the date cards are very useful. It is also a good idea to try and arrange … More

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Appeal for donations for boat restoration issued
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One individual who may require a boat insurance policy is Jim Sanderson, as he is currently working on restoring a Victorian passenger boat to its former glory. The 75 ft steam-powered vessel, named Belle, was built in 1894 and is currently being fitted out in period decor with the aim of having her take to York’s waterways as a venue for … More

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Drivers heading to Europe ‘must be aware of local laws’
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People who may be looking for caravan insurance in preparation for a trip to Europe this summer have been warned they should familiarise themselves with local traffic rules before they set off. Many countries on the continent have specific requirements for equipment and documentation that a person must have with them when on the roads, the Daily Telegraph stated. For example, … More

Dog lovers offer UK charity pet blood donations
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A number of dog lovers keen to help out ailing pooches are set to take their own pets along to a blood donating session in Bedfordshire. According to the Bedfordshire News, the event, organised by canine blood donation charity Pet Blood Bank, has been “booked up in double-quick time” and those behind the session are now looking to add more … More

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Alarming rise in abandoned kittens
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There has been a rise in calls about abandoned kittens in Hull over the past few weeks, it has been reported. According to Hull animal charity Stepping Stones, a “worrying” number of kittens and pregnant cats are being abandoned in the city by owners who no longer want to care for them. However, founder of the charity Natalie Boothby said … More

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Norwich City Council agrees to on-the-spot dog fouling fines
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Dog insurance holders in Norwich may be interested to hear about the new rules for dog fouling recently set by the local council. According to the Norwich Evening News 24 website, dog owners who do not clean up mess their pooch has left could soon be given an £80 on-the-spot fine after councillors agreed on the changes. Before the new … More

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