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2 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Briton held in drugs 'plot' probe

A 27-year-old British man was among six people arrested over an alleged A 11 million plot to smuggle amphetamines from Britain into Australia.


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6 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Lonely Londoners looking to open up to strangers

It's a typical urban routine: Sit on the subway, headphones in, fiddling with the smartphone to avoid eye contact with fellow passengers.


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6 hrs ago | Redditch Advertiser

Hospital revamp project may be delayed until next year

A PROJECT revamping hospital care in Worcestershire may not be finalised until the start of next year, it has been revealed.


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7 hrs ago |

Money to ease pressures on county's hospitals is cut by two thirds

NHS England gave A 10.2m to Oxfordshire's NHS authorities and Oxfordshire County Council to deal with the seasonal increase in health problems EXTRA cash to ease pressure on the county's NHS and social services over the coming winter is to be slashed by almost two-thirds.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Worcester News

Fire service HQ goes on the market

IT'S been the home of Worcester's firefighters for the last seven decades - but now the 'for sale' signs have finally gone up.


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The Scales of Justice - 17 people up in court

Andrew Simpson , 49, of Burford Road, Witney, admitted recording another person doing a private act with the intention of gaining sexual gratification from the image without consent in Kingsfield Crescent, Witney, between January 1 and November 13, 2012 and again on November 13, 2012.


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Eastern Daily Press

MP David Ruffley announces he 'will not stand again at the next general election'

Bury St Edmunds MP David Ruffley, who apologised after receiving a police caution for common assault involving his former partner, will stand down at the 2015 general election.


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Wakefield Express

Police arrest 48 in weekend sting

Operation Viper has put another sting in criminal activity over the weekend with 48 arrests in the operation across West Yorkshire.


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Bellingham Herald

'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

The Sharknado Evacuation map supplied by Syfy network places me, as a resident of Lower Manhattan, smack in the zone most in peril this sharknado season.

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Burnley Citizen

CCTV bid to catch hit-run thieves

Stills taken from video footage of Pc Gareth Lowe being thrown to the ground as he tries to stop thieves making in a van.


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'Standstill' traffic for on the A34 as Kennington and Hinksey roundabout works begin

QUEUING traffic is stretching from Oxford as far south as Milton on the A34, as roadworks rumble on at the Kennington and Hinksey Hill roundabouts.


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily World

Study: Fist bumps are less germy than handshakes

It is also a very germy way to greet your fellow humans, much worse than a couple of more casual alternatives, a new study shows.


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Thetelegraphand Argus

Four men face life prison sentences today for the acid attack murder of Barry Selby

Detectives said that very dangerous men would now be behind bars after the "totally ruthless" attack on the 50-year-old dad in his Bradford home.


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Dragon displays Chard and Ilminster

The dragon is one of 31 scattered around Taunton, Wellington, Wiveliscombe and villages as part of this summer's Taunton Deane Dragon Trail.


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Lancashire Telegraph

Victorian diseases on the rise in East Lancashire

New figures published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre have revealed sharp increases in gout, with Blackburn with Darwen reporting figures which were well above the national average last year.


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Salisbury Journal

10,000 watch Commonwealth flotilla

The largest flotilla ever seen on the River Clyde sails into Glasgow as part of the city's Commonwealth Games celebrations Over 10,000 people lined the banks of the Clyde to see the largest flotilla of boats ever to pass through Glasgow.


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Salisbury Journal

Controlled blasts after evacuation

A number of controlled explosions have been carried out at a flat where "potentially volatile" substances were found, police said.


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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Salisbury Journal

Commemorations for the start of WW1

A national day of commemoration in the UK and Belgium will mark 100 years since Britain's entry into the First World War, part of an epic four-year project to mark the centenary of the Great War.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Summer a 'death sentence' for East Lancashire dogs

THE summer is like a 'death sentence' for increasing number of dogs that are being abandoned when their owners go away on holiday, animal charities claim.


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Bicester Advertiser

Going ga-ga over community radio

The first Radio Horton show with Ted Hanson, seated left, at the controls, with Graham Wilton, seated right, reading the news THIS month Banbury's hospital radio station Radio Horton celebrated its 50th birthday with a long weekend of touring radio.


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