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Yesterday | Dominion Post

Wellington writer up for an Emmy

WORLD CLASS: Wellington writer Neil Cross has been nominated for an Emmy for the BBC crime drama Luther, which he created.

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Thursday | UWE News

Architecture students help young people to Shape my City in Bristol

UWE Bristol Architecture students and staff are helping young people to understand how places work and how they can be improved, through Shape My City , an innovative youth participation project delivered by the Architecture Centre .

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Gazette Series

Vince Cable visits South Gloucestershire to announce multi-million Growth Deal funding package

Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business, with Prof Steve West and staff and students from the Bristol Robotics Lab.

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International Journal of Obesity

The association of birth order with later body mass index and blood...

Correspondence: Dr LD Howe, MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit at the University of Bristol, School of Social and Community Medicine, Oakfield House, Oakfield Grove, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2BN, UK.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Free Republic

Will You Ride The World's Tallest Water Slide?

It's like sliding off the top of a 15-story building on nothing more than an air mattress.

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UWE News

Uwe VC welcomes Local Growth Deal announced at BRL today

University of the West of England Vice-Chancellor Professor Steve West has warmly welcomed the announcement of the Local Growth Deal made today by Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory on the UWE Bristol Frenchay Campus.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Princess Caraboo

Mary Baker was a noted impostor who went by the name Princess Caraboo . She pretended to be from a far away island and fooled a British town for some months.

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East Texas Review

Why did the early colonists come to America?

"The colonists came to America because they heard it was a free country. They came from neighborhoods that had problems," says Nathan, age 7. Legends of gold cities lured some of the earliest Spanish conquistadors to the Americas, but Natalie, 12, says many early American colonists risked hardship and deprivation for religious freedom: "In their ... (more)

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Sun-Star

Pleading insanity

WHEN we were law school freshmen, the men used to gather after class, like most first year male law students do, for some drink and more debate on the law.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Gazette Series

South Gloucestershire's broadband deal is 'shrouded in secrecy'

A Freedom of Information request for more information about South Gloucestershire Council's A 35.6million deal with BT to provide superfast broadband has been turned down at the same time as businesses have complained they cannot access superfast speeds and councillors fear whole villages will miss out.

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UWE News

UWE Bristol to lead high-tech Enterprise Zone

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, today announced that UWE Bristol has won government funding to set up one of four 'University Enterprise Zones' to be supported by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills .

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

At Bristols Cider House, hard cider is back in style

A flight of ciders at Bristols Cider House in Atascadero. From left, Bristols Original, Scrumpy, Calico Jack, Black Bart and Anne Bonny.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Bloomberg

Tobacco Megamerger Gets Nudge From Spanish IPO: Real M&A

Two American tobacco giants that have been involved in on-and-off merger talks may get some help an ocean away in Spain.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

4-H Clubbers: Doing it for the love of animals

BRIAN LOWNEY/Standard-Times special 4-H class prepares for judging at a recent event held at Baker farm in Swansea.

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Gazette Series

Tributes paid to broadcaster Trevor Fry

TRIBUTES have been paid to popular radio presenter Trevor Fry after his death at his South Gloucestershire home was announced.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

XLR8R

Banksy, Barely Legal

Born in Bristol, England, Banksy gained notoriety in London and throughout the world with his anti-war, anti-capitalist, anti-establishment, and pro-freedom stencil art.

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UWE News

UWE Bristol wins funds to increase participation in sport

The University of the West of England has won just over A 200k from Sport England for a project called 'Off the Wall, Something for All' designed to increase the number of students taking part in sporting activities.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Stranger

Tonight in Music: Robyn, Neighbors, Julio Bashmore and Ambrose Akinmusire Quintet

In 2007, the Swedish pop star Robyn enjoyed a huge, Kleerup-produced hit called "With Every Heartbeat."

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Daily Mail

'What you did was utterly wicked': Judge slams lying law graduate...

'No hand on the f***ing tiller': The moment Hillary Clinton let loose on Obama during booze-fueled rant, new book reveals 'What does the perfect face look like? 'Ideal' global beauty standards revealed after woman asks 25 countries to Photoshop her image 'What you did was utterly wicked': Judge slams lying law graduate who claimed boyfriend raped ... (more)

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

BBC News

Secrets of an unassuming grave

A crumbling grave that has been hiding a piece of American history has been rededicated in a Bristol cemetery.

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