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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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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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Sat Jul 19, 2014

South Yorkshire Times

Doncaster paedophile caught in sting operation

A Doncaster paedophile was caught in a sting operation by a child rape victim who posed as a youngster online, a court heard.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

M2.com

Olympic legacy event rings changes in fitness and health in Wythenshawe

A community sporting event inspired by the Olympics is back for its third year in Wythenshawe, aiming to beat its record of getting 10,000 residents to take part in its fitness and cultural programme.

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Mirror.co.uk

Evil stepfather who let 10-year-old schoolgirl starve is jailed for three years

The 10-year-old schoolgirl was excluded from family meals, fed raw potato peelings and became severely malnourished following the abuse by her evil stepdad, 32. When the child collapsed on the bathroom floor of her home in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, on April 23, 2013, she was rushed to hospital by ambulance.

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New Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal says he will take some time to assess the current squad before deciding on any new signings.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Matlock Mercury

Stepping Hill's bid to become specialist

Stepping Hill Hospital is urging the High Peak to fight plans that could see patients travel to Manchester for emergency surgery.

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