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2 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk

Four in court over bogus cop scam

Four men are due to appear in court in connection with a telephone fraud that has conned elderly Essex residents out of nearly half a million pounds.

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3 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

16-month-old girl rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in mop bucket

Little Minnie Snodgrass managed to get wedged in the metal bucket after her mother, Gemma, had been mopping the floor at their home in Conisbrough, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire.

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5 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

5 interesting facts about Prince George

Believe it or not, it has been almost a year since the birth of Prince George Alexander Louis, the son of Britain's Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton.

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Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Europe, Prince Charles, St. Mary's, AK, Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth

8 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Hundreds of workers on strike across Hampshire

ALMOST a hundred public sector workers protested in Winchester today as part of the biggest collective walk-out the country has seen for decades.

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12 hrs ago | Wiltshire Times

Tribute to Melksham care worker in Silbury Hill tragedy

A tribute has been paid to popular care worker Harriet Gormley, 26, who died in an accident on the A4 near Silbury Hill on Monday.

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Related Topix: World News, Wiltshire County, England, Weather

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Knutsford Guardian

Bryan Ferry to get honorary degree

The Roxy Music singer and songwriter is being made an honorary Doctor of Music from the university where he graduated in Fine Art in 1968.

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Related Topix: Roxy Music, Pop/Rock, Tyne and Wear County, England, World News,

Oxford Times

Scales of Justice - 22 people up in court

Given a 42-month driving ban and fined A 200. Also told to pay a A 20 victims' surcharge and A 85 costs.

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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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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Lancashire County, England, World News,

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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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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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Terrorism

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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