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Thursday | The Toronto Star

Sea let's go of its Lego, reluctantly

As nautical disasters go, the trouble of the Tokio Express off the coast of Cornwall is a teensy, tiny affair.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England

Tue Jul 22, 2014

New York Daily News

Legos keep washing ashore years after sea spill

Pieces of the popular children's toy are still washing up on British beaches 17 years after a freak storm sent dozens of shipping containers overboard.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England

Falmouth Packet

Crimewatch reconstruction of death of Alan Jeal at Perranporth

The mystery surrounding the death of Alan Jeal, after his naked body was found on Perranporth Beach will be featured on BBC's Crimewatch programme in a national appeal for information five months on.

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Related Topix: Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, United Kingdom, World News,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Newquay lifeboat braves thunder and lightning to search for kayaker

Newquay's RNLI lifeboat volunteers were called from their homes at amid thunder and lightning on Thursday night following a report of a capsized kayak in the Gannel estuary.

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Related Topix: Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Falmouth Packet

Falmouth pasty factory fire: WC Rowes say production to be back up and running soon

The owners of a pasty factory in Falmouth have paid tribute to fast acting firefighters after a fire broke out, saying they are confident it will be back up and running, "in a short space of time".

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, World News, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England,

North Devon Gazette

Pictures: Head over heels at Somersault Festival

The debut festival, which organisers have confirmed sold out in its first year, was blessed with plenty of sunshine during the three days, as predicted thunder storms gave North Devon a miss.

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Related Topix: Devon County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, Pop/Rock, Spiritualized

Sun Jul 20, 2014

BBC News

The beaches where Lego keeps washing up

A container filled with millions of Lego pieces fell into the sea off Cornwall in 1997.

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Related Topix: Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, United Kingdom, Boat Disaster, World News, Oceanography, Science

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Firefighters have been tackling a major fire all night at a food manufacturing unit in Falmouth.

Crews worked through the night to bring the blaze under control on the Bickland Industrial Park in Bickland Water Road.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, World News, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England,

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Sthelensstar.co.uk

Hot stuff...and temperatures could go higher on Friday

The mercury soared as temperatures peaked at 29.1C in London, while much of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland also saw temperatures in the mid-to-late 20s.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Down County, Northern Ireland, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, World News, Weather

HotelChatter

Newquay: Which Cornish Hotel Will Be Best For The UK's First Commercial Spaceport?

Hot on the heels of the news that the Hotel Encanto De Las Cruces in New Mexico has been selected as the official spaceport hotel for Virgin Galactic passengers, comes word that the UK is planning a spaceport of its own - and Newquay Airport in Cornwall is the frontrunner to get it.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Daily Mail

Britain takes on SPACE: Potential sites for UK's first spaceport officially announced

Britain takes on SPACE: Potential sites for UK's first spaceport officially announced - and tourists could blast off as early as 2018 In just four years, space tourists could be blasting into orbit from one of eight sites named today as possible locations for the UK's first spaceport.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, Gwynedd County, Wales

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Daily Mail

Revealed: 10 cheapest English seaside resorts for an August staycation

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside, but if it's a bargain family holiday you're after this summer then you're best off heading to the east coast, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Lincolnshire County, England, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, Essex County, England, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, West Sussex County, England,

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Woman dies after being found unconscious in Newquay street: UPDATE post mortem 'inconsistent'

UPDATE: A post-mortem carried out after an unconcious woman found on a Newquay street died in hospital has been called "inconsistent" and police are waiting for toxicology results.

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Related Topix: Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Rescues and Triumph during busy weekend for Newquay RNLI

Newquay lifeboat volunteers were called out twice within 24 hours on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 June, as well as welcoming an RNLI supporter riding a Triumph motorbike on a 4,500-mile fundraising road trip.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, World News, United Kingdom, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, Triumph Rocket III, Triumph Motorcycle

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Invasion of the con-men as potential scams reported all over Cornwall

The recent spell of sunny weather hasn't just been attracting holidaymakers to Cornwall.

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Fleetwood Today

Making their minds up on front

It seems that when it comes to tourists visiting Blackpool, they just can't make their mind up over whether it's a good place to spend their money or not.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Europe Travel, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, London, United Kingdom Travel

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Daily Mail

Billions of jellyfish appear around British coastlines as sea temperature rises

Huge billowing blooms, each containing thousands of jellyfish, have suddenly appeared in our waters as the animals respond to high sea temperatures.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England

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