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10 min ago | Borehamwood and Elstree Times

1m boost for Armed Forces Memorial

David Cameron has announced A 1 million to maintain the Armed Forces Memorial honouring service personnel who have been killed in conflicts including Iraq and Afghanistan.


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10 min ago | CNN

London still busy after UK raises terror threat level

The United Kingdom may have raised its terror threat level, but the streets of London don't appear to be fazed.


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3 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Parents appeal for backing to keep disabled girl riding

From left, Lydia Coppola, Wendlebury Gate Stables owner Hazel Offord, Emilia Tranter and instructor Sue Mckecknie with Colin the Pony PARENTS of a severely disabled four-year-old who has therapeutic horse riding lessons are desperate for people to sign a petition to keep a Wendlebury stables open.


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7 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

McCartney appeals to Scotland to stay in UK

Beatles star Paul McCartney became the latest high profile figure to sign a letter calling on Scottish voters to choose to remain part of the United Kingdom in a vote on independence next month.


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11 hrs ago |

Young street dancers reach TV final tonight

India Maynard-Cooney, 11, and Alice Routledge, 13, will be strutting their stuff as members of street dance crew IMD Legion in tonight's live final of Sky's Got To Dance competition.


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14 hrs ago | This is Oxfordshire

Ice Age flower is still quite at home in balmy Headington

The Lye Valley Nature Reserve is hosting a rare flower - the Grass of Parnassus - which is in bloom at the moment.


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18 hrs ago |

Burglars cause A 1,000 damage in raid

Thieves targeted the house in Outwood Common Road, Billericay, sometime between 12.35pm and 4.30pm on Monday, August 25. They got into the property by smashing through the French doors at the back of the house causing around A 1,000 of damage.


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Fri Aug 29, 2014

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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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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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

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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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.


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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)


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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 .


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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.


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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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