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  1. Briton now last survivor of wartime Great Escape after Aussie veteran diesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Freepressseries.co.uk

    A trolley in the 'Harry' escape tunnel originally built by Allied airmen at the German Stalag Luft III prisoner of war camp, in Poland A British war veteran has become the last surviving member of the true story behind The Great Escape, following the death of Australian pilot Paul Royle. Former squadron leader Dick Churchill, 95, was one of the 76-strong team who escaped from the Stalag Luft III camp in Poland in 1944.

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  2. The Latest: Police:71 migrants suffocated in Austrian truckRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Chief of the Burgenland police, Hans Peter Doskozil, informs the media at a news conference at a police station in Eisenstadt, Austria, Thursday, Aug 27, 2015. Austrian police on Thursday discovered the badly decomposing bodies of at least 20 - and possibly up to 50 - migrants stacked in a truck parked on the shoulder of the main highway from Budapest to Vienna .

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  3. Briton faces jail over conspiring to import methamphetamine into USRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | This is Oxfordshire

    A British man could face life in jail after pleading guilty to conspiring to import 100 kilos of North Korean-produced methamphetamine into the United States. He was arrested along with four co-defendants, following a lengthy investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration , said Preet Bharara, the United States attorney for the southern district of New York.

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  4. Azhar Ali wants to enforce Pakistan's `attacking brand` of cricketRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | India.com

    Karachi, Aug 28: Pakistan ODI skipper Azhar Ali has revealed that his sole aim is to impose an attacking brand of cricket for which he needs to set the tone for the team's style of play. PakPassion.net quoted the 30-year-old, as saying that he can't keep talking about the brand of cricket but needs to play the way he wants the team to play.

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  5. Tropical storm warnings in Dominican Republic, BahamasRead the original story

    8 min ago | KTKZ-AM Sacramento

    New tropical storm warnings have been issued for parts of the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas as Tropical Storm Erika approaches. The deadly storm, which has been lashing Puerto Rico with heavy rains, has maximum sustained winds early Friday near 50 mph .

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  6. Planning officers recommend approval of Airedale Chemicals' controversial storage vesselsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Keighleynews.co.uk

    AIREDALE Chemicals' retrospective plans to site storage vessels at its Midland Mills site in Cross Hills are being recommended for approval. Despite strong opposition from Glusburn and Cross Hills Parish Council and several residents, Craven District Council's planning committee will next week be asked to allow the 13 storage vessels, safety rail and concrete bund to stay at the Enterprise Centre site, off Skipton Road.

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  7. Try Celeste's Home-brewed comedyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Iol.co.za

    They say home is where the heart is and for a newer version of her one- woman show, Celeste Ntuli will get it pumping. After a successful run at The Lyric Theatre in Joburg in May, the comedienne is back to present Home Affairs 2 at the venue tonight.

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  8. Puerto Rico braces for Tropical Storm ErikaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico early Friday with heavy rains and wind after killing four people and causing devastating floods in the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, where several people remained missing. The storm was expected to dump up to 12 inches of rain across portions of the drought-stricken northern Caribbean as it carved a path toward the U.S. Forecasters said Erika might fall apart over Hispaniola or Puerto Rico or possibly strengthen into a hurricane as it nears South Florida early next week.

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  9. Pakistani military: India only external threatRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | India.com

    Islamabad, Aug 28: India is the only external threat for Pakistan, the military has told a senate defence coPakistani military mmittee. General Rashad Mahmood, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, briefed the committee members on Thursday, Dawn online reported on Friday.

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  10. Handcrafted jewellery exhibit's also for menRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Iol.co.za

    FOR the lovers of jewellery, head to Artisan Gallery on Florida Road as a signature range of jewellery has been exclusively designed and styled for this exhibition. Featuring some of KwaZulu-Natal and South Africa's top silversmiths and jewellers, each piece conveys the individual style and flair of its creator.

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  11. 888 still confident of bwin deal despite GVC movesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | RTE.ie

    Takeover suitor 888 Holdings has insisted it was best placed to seal a tie-up with bwin.party amid signs it could be jilted at the altar in favour of a rival 1 billion proposal. Brian Mattingley, the 888 boss, insisted that its agreement last month to buy bwin for 898.3 million in a cash-and-share deal had a "greater intrinsic value", with a larger cash element than that in the higher offer from Sportingbet owner GVC.

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  12. Fuel stocks in VasilikoRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    The movement of most of Cyprus' strategic fuel stocks from Larnaca to the private VTT Vasiliko Oil Terminal outside Limassol has been completed, General Manager and Managing Director George Papanastasiou told the Cyprus Weekly. The government controls the stocks through the Cyprus Organisation for Storage and Management of Oil Stocks .

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  13. Trio of East Lancashire clubs face FA Cup first qualifying round testRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Lancashire Telegraph

    Padiham make a swift return to West Yorkshire to take on North West Counties League Premier Division rivals Silsden tomorrow . The Roses rivals met in the league in midweek with Silsden running out 3-2 winners at their Keighley Road home.

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  14. 17 things to do in Dorset this Bank Holiday WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Bournemouth Echo

    Looking for something to do this bank holiday weekend? here's your guide to what's happening across Dorset over the next three days. Wrap up warm and enjoy a film under the stars at Corfe Castle as part of the Purbeck Film Festival.

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  15. Nitish Kumar: Women to get 35 percent of government jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | India.com

    Patna, Aug 28: Thirty-five percent of all government jobs in Bihar will be for women if he formed a government again, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Friday, releasing a five-year "Vision Document". He also pledged to launch student credit cards to provide loans of Rs.4 lakh for higher studies to all students who pass Class 12 - at 3 percent subsidy by the government.

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  16. Town says good-buy to trader after 25 years a Familiar face in...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Milford Mercury

    Joanne Collins will be saying goodbye to her staff and loyal customers after 25 years. PICTURE; Milford Mercury A FAMILIAR face in Milford Haven, will be shutting up shop for the last time this Saturday, when she retires after 25 years.

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  17. Generation next key to Camperdown flagRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Warrnambool Standard

    A Henry Bradshaw goal here, a Lachy Bone tackle there and a Tyler Fowler run down the wing are glimpses into its vision for long-term Hampden league success. RISING STARS: Camperdown's Riley Arnold, 18, Lachlan Bone, 17, Tyler Fowler, 17, Henry Bradshaw, 16 and Henry Green, 17. Picture: Amy Paton First-year coach Phil Carse arrived at Leura Oval with the security of a multi-year, tasked with guiding the Pies up the ladder.

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  18. Hardik Patel is Gujarat hero, says Shiv SenaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | India.com

    Mumbai, Aug 28: The mass appeal of Hardik Patel in Gujarat "does not augur well for the BJP", the Shiv Sena said on Friday, calling him "a hero" who had punctured claims that Gujarat was a peaceful state. "Until now, Modi was considered the only political 'neta' who could pull crowds," a hard-hitting editorial in the party's mouthpiece "Saamana" said.

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  19. Champions League - The Champions League draw, group-by-group analysisRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Yahoo!

    Now the 32 sides have been grouped, we take a closer look at what is to come over the next four months. The 32 teams in this season's Champions League have been drawn into their eight groups of four, and we now know who will battle whom in the race for spots in the knockout stages.

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  20. Lewes Town Council criticises handling of New Homes planRead the original story

    10 min ago | Sussex Express

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. In a letter to the leader of Lewes District Council, Cllr Rob Blackman, Cllr Murray said: "I am writing on behalf of Lewes Town Council to complain about the totally inadequate advertising of your council's Lewes new homes consultation session on July 29. "None of us were aware of any advance publicity for the event, whether in the form of advertising in the local media, posters around town or any kind of leaflet drop.

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