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2 hrs ago | Medical News

University of Leicester receives funding from two Masonic charities for heart study

The Masonic Samaritan Fund and Freemasons' Grand Charity have donated a combined sum of 33,000 to the DREAM research study, a randomised controlled trial currently being run in patients' homes across Leicestershire.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Wolverhampton Tank Week in 1918 raised 1.4m

FOLLOWING on from the previous Great War Tank Bank article in The Bugle Lee Dent, Ben Cunliffe and Richard Pursehouse of The Chase Project military research group report on when a different tank came to Wolverhampton in February 1918.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Independent.ie

MH17: Irish victim of plane crash was relation of TD Willie Penrose

One of the victims of the plane crash was Irish. She was from Lucan but has lived in Western Australian for 20 years.

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ContactMusic.com

Tom Meighan: 'Running Over My Dad Was Worst Day Of My Life'

Kasabian rocker Tom Meighan has opened up about the moment he accidentally hit his father with a car, branding the incident the "worst day of my life".

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Times of India

Sikh man jailed by UK court for 5 years on kidnapping charges

A 50-year-old Sikh ringleader of a gang, who kidnapped a woman in Britain and fled to India, has been sentenced by a UK court to five years in jail after he was extradited.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Independent

Nicky Morgan: New Education Secretary voted against same-sex marriage ...

Ms Morgan is also Minister for Women and Equalities - but Nick Boles has been appointed to implement the same-sex marriage legislation 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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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Hillingdon Times

Paramedic attacked at crash site

The woman, who has not been named, was treating a driver who had been involved in a collision in Leicester when she was attacked.

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Ealing Times

A paramedic was assaulted as she attended a road crash victim in Leicestershire

The woman, who has not been named, was treating a driver who had been involved in a collision in Leicester when she was attacked.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Independent

Police issue warning to Audi owners after 39 cars broken into within days

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Adrian Mole Musical To Premiere At Curve, March 2015

With book and lyrics by Jake Brunger and music and lyrics by Pippa Cleary , this new musical of Sue Townsend 's best seller will open on 17 March 2015, with previews from 7 March, and runs until 4 April.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Independent.ie

Man sentenced to five and half years for attempting to smuggle...

A Somalian refugee who was attempting to smuggle more than a 40,000 of cocaine into England via Dublin has been given a five and a half year sentence.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Newsday

Cities warn of need for new powers

Gleaming in brass and polished tiles, the Abbey pumping station in Leicester is one of those tucked away Victorian gems.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Pensions & Investments

Leicestershire County picks Kames Capital real estate fund

Leicestershire County Council Pension Fund, Leicester, England, hired Kames Capital to run a real estate allocation, said Colin Pratt, investments manager at the pension fund.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Washington University in St. Louis

Nichols elected to Royal Society

Colin Nichols, PhD, the Carl F. Cori Professor at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been elected to the Royal Society, an honorary English organization equivalent to the National Academy of Sciences in the United States.

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Related Topix: Cell Biology, Biology, Leicestershire County, England, United Kingdom, Diabetes, Medicine, Health

Mail on Sunday

Richard III boosts tourism in Leicestershire by A 482 million in just one year

Is this America's most patriotic tourist? Holidaymaker creates video of himself visiting all 50 states to wave the Stars and Stripes Lighting up the skies! Amazing video shows mind-bloggling extent of air travel between Europe and North America over 24 hours Is London really THAT bad? UK capital voted the second least-friendly city in the world ... (more)

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Hinckley Times

Benefits cheat will have to pay back thousands

Whether it's football, bowls, cage fighting, fencing, tennis, fishing, golf, wrestling, darts, snooker, cricket, boxing, or anything else, we want to hear what the residents of Hinckley Bosworth have been playing at The festival aims to bring some of the best art, music and drama to the heart of Market Bosworth for a couple of weeks in the summer ... (more)

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Mirror.co.uk

Jimmy Savile: Police investigate whether pervert DJ was involved in death of young girl

Police have launched an investigation into whether or not Jimmy Savile was involved in the death of a young girl from a care home.

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Newsday

County health plan changes 'vital'

A major shake-up of health services in Leicestershire and Rutland is "vital" to avoid a A 400m funding shortfall, health leaders say.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Broadway

's Next Big Thing? Five New Shows Circling the Great White Way That Are on Our Must-See List

Already seen every show on Broadway...twice? Then it's time for a road trip! Broadway.com is always on the hunt for buzzed-about regional productions that could be heading to the Great White Way in the near future.

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Daily Mail

Gang who killed mother and her three children during botched...

EXCLUSIVE: As 11,000 sign petition to release father charged with murder of toddler son who died in 91F car, we reveal the disturbing behavior that will make his backers think twice EXCLUSIVE - 'Katie was the love of his life.

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