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Thursday | 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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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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Hillingdon Times

Family fire killers jailed for life

Two men have been jailed for life after a mother and her three children died when their home was mistakenly set alight in a botched revenge attack.

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Mirror.co.uk

Pair jailed for life for murder of mum and three kids in botched revenge attack

Shehnila Taufiq and her teenage children died when Tristan Richards and Kemo Porter mistakenly set their home alight.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Live Science

Iron Age Hillfort Open to Tourists This Summer

This summer, archaeologists are welcoming tourists to explore an ancient British hillfort full of prehistoric artifacts, as the researchers wrap up an excavation at the site.

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Andover Advertiser

School defends head's 'soccer trip'

A Leicester school has defended its decision to allow its headteacher unpaid leave, reportedly to go to the World Cup in Brazil A school has defended its staff leave policies after its headmaster was reportedly granted a fortnight off to follow England at the World Cup in Brazil.

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Daily Mail

Fury at 'double standards' headteacher who has taken two weeks off...

Was toddler who died after father forgot him in hot car actually murdered? Police say dad's story is riddled with inconsistencies Grandmother's claim that disfigured three-year-old was thrown out of KFC is a HOAX, claims investigation after fast-food giant gave family $30,000 Las Vegas Nazi couple who shot dead two cops and a good Samaritan were ... (more)

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Independent

Leicester house fire: Two men found guilty of murdering mother...

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Science Daily

Archaeologists search for new portal into bygone era

Iron Age combat sessions and an expert view on life in Leicestershire over 2000 years ago will be on offer at one of the county's most striking historic features, Burrough Hill.

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Ham and High

Police search parliament office of Lord Greville Janner following Hampstead probe

Police have searched the parliament office of a Labour lord as part of investigations into historic child sex abuse allegations.

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