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Primark launches Greggs clothing range

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Greggs

Greggs and Primark are launching a clothing collaboration on Saturday. The range includes socks adorned with sausage rolls and hoodies emblazoned with the famous Greggs logo, said the Metro. The limited-edition collection, featuring everything from bucket hats to sliders and hoodies, will be available in 60 Primark stores in the UK from tomorrow. For those who simply cannot wait that long, Greggs and Primark have opened a fashion boutique in Soho which offers fans of the bakery chain an exclusive ‘first look’ at the collection and a chance to get their hands on free samples.

Search for young Swindon fan

A search is on for a six-year-old boy who wrote a letter to Swindon Town FC saying he and his mother couldn’t afford tickets to watch the team play. The club shared a picture of a letter written by “Joe”, who also enclosed 26p for his favourite player, Harry McKirdy. “Mummy doesn't have any money to come to Swindon games because she has no money for food,” it read. The club’s tweet has gone viral and a JustGiving page for “Joe” and his mum has raised nearly £10,000.

World’s heaviest strawberry grown in Israel

An Israeli farmer has grown the world’s heaviest strawberry, reported The Guardian. An expert said the 289g fruit was about five times the average weight of a regular strawberry of the local Ilan variety. The strawberry was 18cm long and 34cmin circumference, according to the Guinness World Records. The previous record was held by a Japanese farmer who discovered a 250g strawberry in his harvest in 2015.

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