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2 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

Museums, galleries and more open doors tonight for next cultural tour ...

Climb aboard Open Doors Arts and Cultural Tour tonight, with free trolley rides running from 5 to 8 p.m. to galleries and museums throughout the Queen City.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

CBS Local

Hugging May Or May Not Be Sexual Harassment

Two coworkers from Manchester, England broke the world record for longest hug last month, when the men hugged each other for 27 hours straight.

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Bury Times

Ramsbottom pub wins top award

From left, comedian Dara O Briain, Glen Duckett from EAT Pennines and Cllr Sue Murphy, Deputy Leader at Manchester City Council EAT Pennines Ltd beat off stiff competition from other North West organisations to scoop a Greater Manchester Skills for Business award in the social enterprise category.

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Leigh Journal

Astley earmarked for potential fracking tests

A private company has written to Wigan Council to inform them of its intention to carry out 'three dimensional seismic survey' work within the borough.

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This Is Lancashire

'Meccano bridge is great - but no-one can find it'

THE popular Meccano Bridge in Little Lever is a unique attraction that stands out in its countryside surroundings - but visitors are struggling to find it.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

GantDaily.com

Dereck Chisora fractures hand, postpones rematch with Tyson Fury

Manchester, England, United Kingdom - A fractured left hand suffered during his final sparring session forced Dereck Chisora to withdraw from a rematch against Tyson Fury.

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Business Wire

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Prominent speakers included the Rt. Hon. Sir John Major, KG, CH, former prime minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; Lawrence H. Summers, former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury; Charles W. Eliot, professor at Harvard University; and Robert Shiller, a recipient of the 2013 Nobel Prize in economics and professor of economics at Yale ... (more)

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Science Daily

NASA's Fermi finds a 'transformer' pulsar

In late June 2013, an exceptional binary containing a rapidly spinning neutron star underwent a dramatic change in behavior never before observed.

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Congleton Guardian

Home values 'rising 90 a day'

Research suggests homes across Britain typically added A 90 to their value every day during the first half of 2014 Homes across Britain typically added A 90 to their value every day during the first half of 2014 as the housing market gathered momentum, according to a property website.

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CSP

Who Wins When Consumers Go Cashless?

Last month, an experiment in Manchester, England, transformed a block of retail stores into the first "cashless" street.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bride's Magazine

One Direction Might Just Be the Most Well-Dressed Wedding Guests Ever

This past weekend, the U.K. was host to another royal wedding - but not the kind you would expect! World-famous British boy band One Direction , which, in many people's books count as royalty in their own right, was the centerpiece at a family member's stunning Sunday afternoon nuptials.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Prince William, Royal Wedding, Greater Manchester County, England, World News, United Kingdom

The Oregonian

New Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal knows he's at helm of commercial machine

Manchester United's new manager Louis van Gaal speaks during a press conference at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, on Thursday.

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Daily Reporter

Vital evidence feared withheld by Ukraine's rebels

"What exactly are they trying to hide?" President Barack Obama asked Monday as he demanded that Ukrainian rebels give investigators access to the wreckage of the downed jetliner.

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The Washington Post

Vital evidence feared withheld by Ukraine's rebels

Lieutenant-General Andrey Kartopolov, head of main operational department of Russian military's General Staff, left, speaks to the media during a news conference in Moscow, Monday, July 21, 2014.

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WLUK-TV Green Bay

Vital evidence feared withheld by Ukrainea s rebels

"What exactly are they trying to hide?" President Barack Obama asked Monday as he demanded that Ukrainian rebels give investigators access to the wreckage of the downed jetliner.

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BBC News

NW shale gas reserves 'worth A 10bn'

Shale gas reserves in part of the North West could be worth A 10bn to the economy and support up to 3,500 jobs, a report has claimed.

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ContactMusic.com

Damon Albarn Writing West End Musical

The Blur star has previously worked on two experimental operas, Monkey: Journey to the West and Dr Dee, which debuted in Manchester, England in 2007 and 2011, respectively.

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ABC News

Leaps And Bounds - Transcript

DAVID WENHAM, PRESENTER: Hello. This is David Wenham and this is coming to you via my smart phone in Manchester, England.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk

Your questions answered as guided busway roadworks cause major disruption in Atherton and Leigh

From left, Peter Boulton, Spinning Gate manager Ayrton Westwood, Cllr Mark Aldred, Lord Smith, Cllr Susan Loudon and Richard Owen from North Midland Construction Roadworks are already causing major disruption in both towns and along the East Lancashire Road will continue in Leigh until November and Atherton until October when work in Tyldesley town ... (more)

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Sacked chef took ex-boss hostage at knifepoint after luring him to deliver pizza

Cook Ashfaq Patel, who sought revenge on former supervisor after being angered at losing his job, has been jailed for 43 months He ordered pizza from the victim's restaurant but on arrival he bundled him into a car and terrorised him at knifepoint on a high speed drive, report The Manchester Evening News .

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