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2 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Stop the Madness: Young East Lancs Muslims urged not to race cars to celebrate end of Ramadan

COMMUNITY leaders have united to plead with young Muslim men to 'stop the madness' of racing hired, high-performance vehicles to celebrate the end of Ramadan.

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6 hrs ago | Congleton Guardian

Horatio Chapple was mauled to death by a polar bear

The polar bear which mauled a 17-year-old schoolboy to death was elderly and had been suffering from worn-down teeth which would have led to it becoming stressed and behaving more "aggressively and unpredictably", an inquest has heard.

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9 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser

Man who can't remember his own name

A man who cannot remember his own name has been named by doctors as Robert The man, who has been named Robert by doctors, was found in a park in Peterborough suffering from a severe case of amnesia.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Oxford Times

Getting to the bottom of the great fracking issue

Green county councillor David Williams is hoping to find a way to prevent it from taking place within the county.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Popular East Lancs landlord dies aged 85

Harry Roberts was best known for his 15 years behind the bar of the Blackamoor pub in Roman Road, Blackburn.

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Malvern Gazette

Autumn woe for struggling local families?

THE Citizens' Advice Bureau is predicting "financial woe for South Worcestershire families", because of Government cuts to funding for a free debt advice service.

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KXLY-TV Spokane

Domino's charges teen $300K for pizza

The order would typically cost around $30, but the next time he tried to use his debit card, he discovered his account was overdrawn, which struck the teenager as odd.

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EDGE

Two UK Men Accused of Blackmailing Gay Men on Grindr

Two men from the United Kingdom have been charged with blackmailing gay men via the social media app, Grindr, the British newspaper the Gloucester Citizen reports.

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Ananova

Britons Fighting In Syria Face Terror Charges

Britons fighting in Syria could be prosecuted upon their return home whether they are fighting for or against the Assad regime, a former independent reviewer of terrorism laws has said.

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Salisbury Journal

Police chief facing safety charge

A chief constable will appear in court today accused of health and safety breaches after a man was shot dead by one of his officers.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Heraldseries.co.uk

Listen: All smiles as minister pledges a load of money

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond, left, and county council leader Ian Hudspeth pictured on a visit to the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, part of the Harwell research complex It includes A 26m towards the Western Conveyance Channel to tackle flooding in and around Oxford, and a technology and innovation training centre working with City of Oxford ... (more)

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Salisbury Journal

Man killed by herbicide 'diet aid'

A man died after drinking a toxic herbicide which was sold to him as a weight loss aid, a court heard today.

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Congleton Guardian

Michael John Pearce denies murder and manslaughter, Newport Crown Court heard

A six week-old baby was beaten to death with a shoe and a plastic bottle, a court has heard.

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Oxford Times

List: Oxfordshire school closures due to the teachers' strike on Thursday, July 10

Here's our list of schools that have so far said they will be closed, part-closed or fully open during the teachers' strike on Thursday, July 10. The list will be constantly updated as we get new information.

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ABC News

British Men Admit Preparing Terrorist Attacks

Friends Mohammed Nahin Ahmed and Yusuf Zubair Sarwar, who are both 22, spent eight months in the war-torn country last year after contacting jihadi militants over the Internet.

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ABC News

3 Hurt, 1 Seriously, in Pamplona Bull Run

Three people were injured, one seriously, as thousands of daredevils raced alongside six fighting bulls in the second running of the bulls at Spain's world-famous San Fermin festival Tuesday.

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Worcester News

Wyre Forest school's Community Ambassadors meet

MEETING: Community Ambassadors with representatives from ContinU Trust Schools, Safer Wyre Forest Partnership and Vestia at the Wyre Forest council chamber.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Daily Echo

Woman moped rider hurt in road rage attack by taxi driver

An investigation has been launched in Hampshire after a taxi driver launched a road rage attack on a woman moped rider.

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Washington Examiner

Uk PM's ex-aide Coulson facing perjury charge

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson, centre, arrives at the Old Bailey court to receive his sentence, in London, Friday, July 4, 2014.

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KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

New York legalizes medical marijuana

At a news conference in New York City, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act, which allows doctors to prescribe marijuana in a nonsmokable form to patients with serious ailments that are recognized by the state on a predefined but flexible list of conditions.

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