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1 hr ago | Ealing Times

We are all inventors, says former Southall student Trevor Baylis

STUDENTS at the Southall campus of Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College were encouraged to think of themselves as inventors by former Southall mechanical engineering student and inventor of the wind-up radio, Trevor Baylis.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, United Kingdom, Drama Movies, Mandela

5 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Seven on drug supply charges

A GROUP of seven have been charged with the supply of heroin and cocaine in Southampton as part of Operation Fortress .

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Related Topix: Drugs, Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

5 hrs ago | Times-series.co.uk

Public sector workers strike over pay, pensions and cuts

North Finchley library worker Cathy Yilmaz, is joined by fellow public sector workers outside North Finchley Library this morning Library staff, binmen and teaching assistants are among dozens of public sector workers taking part in a day of strike action over pay, pensions and cuts today.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Hertfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Essex County, England, World News

8 hrs ago | News Shopper

Beckenham residents fight plans to cut 'vital' rail links to central London

Copers Cope Residents' Association has written a letter to the authority following the announcement of a new Thameslink and Great Northern franchise that looks to be cutting local links.

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11 hrs ago | Wimbledon Guardian

Mitcham man jailed after stealing iPhone from blind man

A 24-year-old man has been jailed for nearly three years after stealing a blind man's phone and forcing him to travel to a cash point to pay to get it back.

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11 hrs ago | Surreycomet.co.uk

The true magic of Hampton Court Flower Show revealed

The Hampton Court Flower Show always strikes me as a giant conjuring trick. Only magic, you would think, could transform 34 flat grassy acres almost overnight into an English woodland, an Ethiopian valley, the Australian outback and the First World War trenches.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Surrey County, England, United Kingdom,

Wed Jul 09, 2014

St.Petersburg Times

KGB files from the famous Mitrokhin archive - described by the FBI as ...

In accordance with the deposit agreement, the Churchill Archives Center is opening Mitrokhin's edited Russian-language versions of his original notes.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

Kent Online

The Warren, Gravesend gran takes lights fight to the top

Fed up with responses from Kent County Council over its decision to implement the Safe and Sensible lighting initiative, Tina Brooker has written to David Cameron, as well as Ed Miliband and UKIP's Nigel Farage.

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Daily Mail

Husband Peter Seager shot his terminally ill wife then killed...

'We were always meant to be together and always be one': Retired gas fitter shot his terminally ill wife then killed himself after recording message saying he couldn't live without her A husband who shot his terminally ill wife before turning the gun on himself left a tape recorded message saying 'I can't live without her', an inquest heard.

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Sutton Guardian

Driver who left schoolgirl in coma after running red light faces just points on his licence

The family of a teenager who suffered life-changing injuries when a car ploughed through a red light and knocked her down have called for a law change after learning the driver faces just a fine and points on his licence.

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News Shopper

Jail for 'evil' gun-wielding brothers who raped and robbed Lewisham women

A pair of "evil" gun-wielding brothers who raped and robbed two Lewisham women in a "reign of terror" have been jailed for a total of 42 years.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, United Kingdom

Harrow Times

Group to fight for farm's future

More than 100 people showed their support for a working farm that could be shut down as part of council proposals.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Agriculture, Science

Harrow Times

Bake sale to help stamp out loneliness

Charity Jewish Care, in Golders Green Road, invited volunteers to hold their own tea parties and cake sales to raise money for the charity.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , United Kingdom

The Independent

Fire door: South London fire caused by refracted sunlight from crystal doorknob

London Fire Brigade has urged homeowners to be more careful when it comes to leaving glass or crystal objects on sills exposed to sunlight Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Hillingdon Times

Pubs to close earlier to avoid levy

A JD Wetherspoon logo, as the pub chain is to cut the opening times of its outlets at the weekends in response to late-night levies being introduced by local councils Pub chain JD Wetherspoon is to cut the opening times of its outlets at the weekends in response to late-night levies being introduced by local councils.

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Ealing Times

Hunt for homeless man after trail of thefts in Ealing and beyond

POLICE investigating burglaries at a number of churches and a vicarage in Richmond, Ealing and Kensington-Chelsea are appealing for information on the whereabouts of 46-year-old David Spencer.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Wimbledon Guardian

Visitors were given a tour around the site, due to open for business in spring 2015.

A landmark moment in the re-development of a Wimbledon hospital was marked by health bosses yesterday in a special ceremony at which they revealed plans for a similar development in the middle of Mitcham .

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Enfield Independent

A theatre will be making the step up to perform at one of the biggest shows in London this summer.

Chickenshed theatre, in Chase Side, Southgate, will be performing at the Barclaycard British Summer Time festival in Hyde Park this week.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Newsday

Arrest in historic sex abuse inquiry

A 68-year-old man has been arrested by police investigating historic sex abuse at a private school in south-west London.

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News Shopper

LeeFest close to selling out

A festival that was born in a Beckenham back garden and has expanded to take over a farm outside Bromley is on course to sell out.

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