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  1. 27 migrants drown as boat sinks off Turkish coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Independent.ie

    ... from Syria's civil war, has become the main launchpad for migrants fleeing conflict, persecution and poverty to Europe. The deaths came as German Chancellor Angela Merkel was meeting Turkish officials in Ankara for talks on reducing the influx of ...

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  2. Alastair Biggar, Scotland and Lions winger, dies at 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Sunday Herald

    Edinburgh-born Alastair Gourlay Biggar won 12 caps for Scotland between 1969 and 1972 out of the London Scottish club. He won his first cap in the 6-3 victory against South Africa at Murrayfield in 1969 and scored his first try for Scotland the following year in a 14-5 home win against England.

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  3. Sir Terry Wogan turned down for BBC job by Sir David Attenborough, letters showRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Ballymoney and Moyle Times

    Letters unearthed from the BBC archives reveal that Sir Terry Wogan was turned down for a job as a BBC Two presenter by Sir David Attenborough in 1965. Two archive letters show that Sir Terry wrote to BBC Two in 1964 and again a year later in 1965 but was "politely rebuffed", on the second occasion directly by Sir David, who was the controller of the channel at the time.

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  4. Coronation Street's Mikey North opens up about his emotional wedding dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Mail

    'I was really concentrating on trying not to cry': Coronation Street's Mikey North talks about his emotional wedding day as he poses with new bride Rachael And Coronation Street's Mikey North, 29, tied the knot with Rachael Isherwood in front of 100 guests at Curradine Barns in Shrawley, Worcestershire, on January 29. The actor, who plays Gary Windass in the ITV soap, revealed he found it tough keeping his emotions in check on the big day. Mr and Mrs: Coronation Street's Mikey North, 29, tied the knot with Rachael Isherwood in front of 100 guests at Curradine Barns in Shrawley, Worcestershire, on January 29 In an interview with OK! , he said: 'Rachael looked amazing.

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  5. The decision was made by the Upper Tribunal in London (left); pictured right is Llandough HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | IcNetwork

    Julie Reah looked after husband Ian's three children, and continues to live with them, after nursing him through his degenerative illness A selfless Canadian immigrant who cared for a Welsh motor-neurone disease sufferer, married him on his death bed and looked after his three children, is set to be kicked out of Britain. Julie Reah, 47, fell in love with Ian Reah after coming to the UK five years ago and, having settled in Cardiff , nursed him through his illness.

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  6. Blair Cowan braced for breakdown battle as Scotland backrow gear up ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Mail

    When Blair Cowan sat down at John Hardie's house on Sunday to watch Wales draw with Ireland, he will have seen the task that lies ahead for the Kilted Kiwis. This Saturday, he could well line up alongside his fellow export attempting to combat Sam Warburton and Justin Tipuric on his first appearance at the recently rebranded Principality Stadium.

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  7. LHC to hear plea on Koh-i-Noor recovery : February 09, 2016,Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Times

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court overruled an objection on a petition that sought directions to the federal government to take back Koh-i-Noor diamond from Britain's Queen Elizabeth-II and ordered to fix its preliminary hearing before any bench. The LHC registrar office had put an objection to the maintainability of the petition, observing that the court had no jurisdiction to hear a case against the British queen.

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  8. On this day: Shergar stolen and ransomed for A 2 millionRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Scotsman.com

    1953: All but one of the crew of seven aboard the Fraserburgh lifeboat John and Charles Kennedy drowned when she capsized at the harbour entrance after escorting several yawls to safety in heavy seas. Hundreds of townspeople saw the tragedy.

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  9. Germany, Turkey vow diplomatic effort to end Aleppo violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Chronicle Herald

    As tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence massed at Turkey's border, Turkish and German leaders pledged Monday to redouble diplomatic efforts to end the fighting around the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo and prevent more refugees making their way into Europe. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said after talks with Turkey's prime minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, that she was "not just appalled but horrified" by the suffering caused by the bombing in Syria, primarily by Russia.

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  10. Aviva Investors to finance 315m Circuit of Wales projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | IcNetwork

    In a major boost to the Circuit of Wales project Aviva Investors are expected to be confirmed shortly as its private sector backer Global asset management firm Aviva Investors has agreed to provide the lion's share of funding for the ambitious 316m Circuit of Wales project. It is understood that the London-based institutional investor is the sole private sector backer of the project in Blaenau Gwent.

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  11. Cristiano Ronaldo wards off suitors with message: I will see out the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Evening Times

    JANUARY 31: Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid controls the ball during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and Real CD Espanyol at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on January 31, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. . ( Cristiano Ronaldo has said he wants to see out his final two years at Real Madrid in the "best league in the world" before deciding where his next step lies.

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  12. The Wall Street Journal: Greek protests escalate over refugee-camp plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | MarketWatch

    ... to show that Greece is safeguarding the bloc's border against uncontrolled migration and should remain part of Europe's passport-free-travel Schengen zone. Some EU governments have stepped up pressure on Greece and suggested that it should be ...

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  13. Refugees breathe new life into empty Sicilian townRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Globe and Mail

    ... island halfway between Sicily and Tunisia. The endless images of dangerously overcrowded boats have come to symbolize Europe's refugee crisis and the enormous suffering of the refugees themselves, thousands of whom die every year in their passages ...

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  14. Wogan rejected... by Attenborough: Letters show the then head of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Mail

    But it was also the reason Sir Terry Wogan was initially turned down for a job with the broadcaster - by none other than naturalist Sir David Attenborough. Back in 1965 Sir David was controller of fledgling channel BBC 2 when he received a letter from a young Wogan asking to be hired, only to be told they already had an announcer from Dublin and did not have room for two.

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  15. Michael Fassbender: 'Assassin's Creed' Is Like 'The Matrix'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Hollywood Reporter

    Audiences might think they know what to expect from the movie version of Assassin's Creed , the adaptation of the popular video game franchise centering around the centuries-long struggle between forces called the Assassins and the Templars. According to star Michael Fassbender, however, the reality might bring something else entirely.

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  16. Celtic are lacking something... now is the time to draw them in the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Mail

    Celtic are lacking something... now is the time to draw them in the Scottish Cup, says former Rangers defender John Brown John Brown, a man who has lost none of his combative edge during the transformation from Rangers player to agitator and now ambassador, would welcome a Scottish Cup tie against his traditional rivals any time. Brown, giving the impression he'd be happy to pull on his boots and face the Hoops again if called upon, is adamant there would be no repeat of last season' s League Cup semi-final, when Celtic cruised to a 2-0 win that could have been much more convincing.

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  17. Scottish cities in second tier for legal spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Sunday Herald

    The UK has a two-tier hierarchy of 'legal cities' outside London, with Edinburgh and Glasgow both in the second tier, according to property consultancy CBRE. Its report is based on a sector benchmarking exercise covering law firm locations, number of fee earners, and average area and rent per fee earner.

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  18. Mild weather upsets schedule at Rally SwedenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | RTE.ie

    Rally Sweden organisers have axed eight of the event's 21 scheduled stages after unusually warm weather threatened to force the cancellation of the second round of the world championship this weekend. The season's only pure winter event, with cars using special studded tyres on frozen roads covered with snow and ice, starts on Friday and ends on Sunday.

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  19. Desperate Syrians flee to closed bordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Star Tribune

    ... the Turks to prevent the 2 million Syrians already in the country from leaving to join the flow of refugees to Europe. The Turkish border crossing of Oncupinar, opposite the Syrian Bab al-Salameh gate, remained closed for a fourth day on Monday as ...

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  20. From race equality to particle physics, Royal Society of Edinburgh prizewinners announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Sunday Herald

    A Scots-born geologist well known for his TV documentaries has been honoured by one of Scotland's most prestigious institutions. Professor Iain Stewart, chair in geoscience communication at Plymouth University, appears regularly on programmes about geological change, including the BBC's Journeys From The Centre of the Earth.

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