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2 hrs ago |

Do you recognise this man? Attempted robbery in Chelmsford

The victim, a 19-year-old man from the Rayleigh area, was walking through a car park from Coval Lane in Fairfield Road when he was approached by two men who demanded he hand over his belongings.


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6 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Most of county will have fast broadband by late next year

Karl Rolfe demonstrates the technology to Elaine and Derek Baker at Weston-on-the-Green, near Bicester becomes the latest rural community to get high-speed broadband A PROJECT to equip 90 per cent of homes and businesses in Oxfordshire with superfast broadband is on track to be completed by the end of next year, say county council bosses.


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10 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

Cameron promises tough action to fight militants

Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Friday to plug gaps in Britain's armory to combat terror, describing the extremist threat posed by the Islamic State group as being more dangerous than even that of al-Qaida.


Related Topix: Terrorism, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, Europe

14 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

EU uncertainty 'damaging Scotland'

Alex Salmond claimed a No vote in the Scottish independence referendum could see the country 'being dragged out of Europe' against its will The First Minister repeated his warning that a No vote in the Scottish independence referendum could see the country in danger of "being dragged out of Europe" against its will, due to Conservative proposals to ... (more)


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20 hrs ago | This is Oxfordshire

One taken to hospital with potentially serious injuries after A34 collision

ONE person has been taken to hospital with "potentially serious injuries" following a collision on the Bicester Road earlier today.


Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, World News,

Thu Aug 28, 2014

This is Wiltshire

First food festival at National Trust manor is sellout success

Marie Escott, Rachael Fry and Ann Wilenian from Lowden Nursery with green grocery, Jan Steele from Truffleicious, Robert Floyd of Great Chalfield Manor, Paul Stewart from Megs Cottage with his award-winning fudge, and William Brown with his sausages Hundreds flocked to Great Chalfield Manor near Melksham on Saturday for its inaugural Food Fest, ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, World News, Wiltshire County, England,

This Is Lancashire

Suspected armed robber wanted over shop raids in Bolton and Stockport

POLICE are hunting a suspected armed robber who is thought to have targeted bookmakers, restaurants and off-licences in Bolton and across Greater Manchester.


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Halstead Gazette

Police seek help to identify man in Pitsea Tesco robbery

DETECTIVES in Basildon are searching for a man they believe to be involved in a robbery of Tesco staff in Pitsea last month.

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Asbestos-related deaths 'will peak in next five years'

ASBESTOS deaths are set to reach a record high in Oxfordshire in the next six years, it has been warned.


Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, Europe, World News, Health, Mesothelioma,

Hereford Times

Deacon jailed for school sex abuse

The Rev Alan Morris, 64, committed the offences while handing out punishments as a teacher at an all-boys Catholic grammar school in Manchester from 1973 to 1990.


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Worcester News

Worcestershire's answer to Great British Bake Off raises hundreds for Worcester's breast unit

Annette Calloway and cousin and original breast cancer calendar girl Kate Butler at her mother June Wilcox's tea and cakes morning .


Related Topix: Worcestershire County, England, World News, Health, Breast Cancer, Medicine

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Redlands Daily Facts

Steve Smith: Yes at the Greek Theatre, The Zombies on the Santa Monica Pier rock fans

It happened Aug. 24 at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles as English progressive rock legends Yes concluded a five-month tour.


Related Topix: The Zombies, Pop/Rock, Progressive-Rock, Yes, World News, Laguna Niguel, CA

Cameron praises 'single market' UK

David Cameron will tell business leaders that the UK is 'one of the oldest and most successful single markets in the world' The Prime Minister will hail the UK as one of the world's "oldest and most successful single markets" as he campaigns to keep the country together.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Greater London County, England, Essex County, England

The Daily Democrat

Banksy artwork sale gives youth club lifeline

Dennis Stinchcombe, of Broad Plain Boys' Club in Bristol, by a Banksy artwork, titled 'Mobile Lovers', where the sale and handover have been completed at the Bristol Museum Art Gallery, where it was on display to the public.


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Gazette Series

Yes vote 'won't benefit people'

The beneficiaries of Scottish independence will not be ordinary people but the shareholders of the country's most profitable private companies, Gordon Brown has said.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Gordon Brown, Alistair Darling, Tayside County, Scotland, Lancashire County, England, Merseyside County, England, Cheshire County, England, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

South End Standard

Clayton Barker died after his grandmother's 999 call was wrongly categorised, the inquest was told

An eight-year-old boy would have had more chance of surviving a fatal asthma attack but for an error by an ambulance call-handler, a coroner has ruled.


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Worcester News

Would-be jihadis should lose their British passports Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe said

British extremists who go to fight abroad should be stripped of their passports , the country's most senior police officer has said.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Terrorism

Bridgwater Mercury

Art exhibition puts the spotlight on mental health

A GROUP of people living with mental illness in Chard and Ilminster are having their artwork displayed at an exhibition in Taunton this month.


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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Soggy start: Burning Man crews stuck at Wal-Mart

Ah, Burning Man, the annual weeklong rave that draws thousands of free-thinkers to a remote spot in the Nevada desert.


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Dallas Morning News

1,400 children sexually exploited over 16 years in English town, report says

About 1,400 children were sexually exploited in a northern England town, a report concluded Tuesday in a damning account of "collective failures" by authorities to prevent victims as young as 11 from being beaten, raped and trafficked over a 16-year period.


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