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58 min ago |

Voice may provide clues about Foley's killer

As UK investigators work to identify the Islamist militant who beheaded American journalist James Foley, the tiniest details in the videotape of the killing could provide the key clue.


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58 min ago | Andover Advertiser

Two charged over care home cruelty

Two men have been charged with child cruelty as part of a widespread investigation into allegations of historical abuse at care homes across North Wales.


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1 hr ago | Lancashire Telegraph

East Lancs RAF war hero killed in motorbike smash

A WAR veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan has died after his motorbike was involved in a head-on collision on a country road.


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6 hrs ago | York Press

Referendum campaign in final stage

The Scottish independence referendum campaign enters its final stage today with just four weeks to go until the fate of the nation is revealed.

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10 hrs ago | KOAT-TV

Brooklyn Bridge flags expected to be returned

Two American flags that were taken from the Brooklyn Bridge are now in the United States and are expected to be returned to the New York Police Department Friday, a law enforcement official tells CNN.


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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Pair charged with sex offences including rape and trafficking

TWO High Wycombe men have been charged with sexual offences, including human trafficking and raping a girl under the age of 13. They're due to appear before magistrates in High Wycombe tomorrow in relation to offences allegedly committed in the Aylesbury area between 2004 and 2010.


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British Muslim calls for action on jihadi subculture after beheading video

LONDON/BAGHDAD - A British Muslim leader called on Thursday for action to tackle a jihadi sub-culture after an Islamic State video showed a suspected Briton beheading U.S. journalist James Foley held hostage in Syria.


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Men guilty of killing dog by hanging

Two men killed a dog by hanging it from a rope at a house in Wiltshire because its owner did not want to pay to have it put down, a court has heard.


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Northern Life

Doctor tips the scale on the side of humour

Dr. Arya Sharma performs at an open mic comedy night at a bar in Edmonton in this undated handout photo.


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Tay FM

James Foley's 'British' Killer...

This is what is known so far of the Islamic State militant who appears in a propaganda video that shows the beheading of Mr Foley.


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Viking FM

Roy 'Chubby' Brown Fined For Reading At Wheel

The stand-up comic, whose act is considered too blue and too controversial for mainstream TV channels, was charged under his real name of Royston Vasey.


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WGAL-TV Lancaster

'Suicide tourism' to Switzerland has doubled

The law on assisted suicide in Switzerland isn't clear, according to a paper published in the journal Law, Ethics and Medicine this week.


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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Cotswold Journal

Worcester higher than national average for cot death

NEW statistics have shown seven babies born in Worcester between 2004 and 2012 died as a result of 'cot death'.


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Messenger Newspapers

Millions to spend bank holiday away

More than two million Britons will head overseas for the bank holiday weekend, with those staying at home having to contend with busy roads and disrupted rail journeys.


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Daily Mail

Stunning images capture intimate moments in African wilderness

Get into Oxford for A 95! Britain's oldest university opens its doors so tourists can sleep in same rooms as alumni including Ronald Reagan and Imran Khan Move over Buckingham Palace and Big Ben! How a top secret escape game has been ranked London's number one tourist attraction on TripAdvisor Tourists forced to flee as fifth day of seismic ... (more)


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Want to stay slim? Leave the car at home

Leaving the car at home and getting to work by walking, cycling or public transit is good for your health, a new study indicates.


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Salisbury Journal

Falklands ship begins final journey

The Royal Navy frigate where the Argentinians formally surrendered their garrison after invading South Georgia during the Falklands War, could not be saved despite a quarter century long fight since it was decommissioned in 1988.


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Daily Reporter

British fighter appears to have role in beheading

The black-clad Islamic militant fighter filmed in the beheading of American journalist James Foley appears to be British, the U.K. foreign minister said Wednesday - a development that underscores the insurgents' increasingly sophisticated use of Western fighters to mobilize recruits and terrorize enemies.


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WAND-TV Decatur

British fighter appears to have role in beheading

New York City's Metropolitan Opera has reached a deal with its stagehands and says it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions as well.


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Blackburn Citizen

Murder Probe: Man killed in Blackburn was stabbed in the leg

A WOMAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed in the leg at a house in Blackburn.


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