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2 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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.


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6 hrs ago | 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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Brighouse Echo

Bishops named for new Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales

Downing Street has today announced the appointment of two Area Bishops for the newly created Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales.


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This is Oxfordshire

Man arrested following double stabbing in Rose Hill

POLICE have arrested a 19-year-old Oxford man on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm following a double stabbing in Rose Hill.


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Haringey Independent

Referendum 'a fight to the wire'

The independence referendum campaign will be a "fight right down to the wire", Better Together leader Alistair Darling has said.


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Daily Echo

Services into King's Cross have been disrupted by overhead line problems

Commuters have endured a difficult return to work due to problems on main line trains as well as the Tube.


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Bromsgrove Advertiser

British Ebola victim Will Pooley is in an isolation unit at London's Royal Free Hospital

William Pooley, Britain's first confirmed Ebola sufferer, was interviewed by the Guardian just days before he contracted the virus while working in Sierra Leone.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Sierra Leone, Africa

Participants take part in a rainswept Notting Hill Carnival in west London.

A 33-year-old Pc was taken to hospital after being attacked while trying to make an arrest during the event in West London.


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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

British intel IDs Foley killer as former London rapperBritish intel...

British intelligence officials have identified the a London rapper who traveled to Syria last year to fight with Islamist militants as the man who killed an American journalist in a brutal beheading video that British intel IDs Foley killer as former London rapper British intelligence officials have identified the a London rapper who traveled to ... (more)


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Star Tribune

Before Foley killing, lawyers sought to distance embassy bombing defendant from terror attacks

An Egyptian lawyer charged in the 1998 embassy bombings in Africa is trying to distance himself from other acts of terrorism even as British investigators reportedly look at his son in the killing of an American journalist.


Related Topix: Terrorism, Europe, World News, Prison

Oxford Times

When man's best friend is a potential life-saver

Buy this photo Medical detection dog Molly can work out when 11-year-old Steven Courtney, who has type one diabetes, is starting to suffer dangerously low blood sugar levels Picture: OX69349 Jon Lewis IT IS often said that a dog is man's best friend, but for many people with disabilities or medical conditions the bond they have with their animals ... (more)


Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Medicine, Buckinghamshire County, England, Oxfordshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom

Messenger Newspapers

Mikaeel killer jailed for 11 years

Rosdeep Adekoya has been jailed for 11 years for killing her three-year-old son Mikaeel Kular A mother who killed her three-year-old son and hid his body in a suitcase has been jailed for 11 years.

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England's historic statues can now 'speak'

They have stood quietly among us for centuries, often unnoticed. But now, some of England's historic statues have been given a voice.


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Oxford Times

The Scales of Justice - 18 people up in court

Gavin Fidler, 40, of The Phelps, Kidlington, near Oxford, admitted speeding on the A34 at Wytham on July 27 at a speed in excess of the 50mph limit.


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Witney Gazette

BRITISH Gas Oxford will recruit 10 apprentices in a new deal with Abingdon and Witney College.

The teenage trainees will join the customer service team to help earn a NVQ level three qualification, the equivalent to A/AS levels, and the chance for a full-time job.


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Sun Aug 24, 2014


Whisky's worries mirror economic fears in Scotland

It's said that Scotch tastes of the place where it is made, so Reavey's Bruichladdich Black Art single malt would offer a touch of barley, a splash of the sea, and a whiff of salt from the island of Islay, 140 miles west of Glasgow.


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KWQC-TV Davenport

Official: British Ebola patient to be evacuated

Officials say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 has been reported in northern California's San Francisco Bay area.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Sierra Leone, Africa