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31 min ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

Hate crime case resurrects racial wounds in NYC

New Yorkers enraged by a man's death in police custody see a medical examiner's ruling that blames a prohibited chokehold as a clear indication the officers involved should face criminal charges.


Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, Central Valley, NY, Crown Heights, NY

31 min ago | Witney Gazette

Legion stalwart steps down but will still sell his poppies

Buy this photo Jim Lewendon is handing on the baton as county chairman of the Royal British Legion but will continue to do his bit for the annual Poppy Appeal.


Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, World News,

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Hampshire Chronicle

Weekend storms end summer heatwave

Much of the country is expected to be lashed with downpours, creating a risk of flash flooding, particularly in the west of Britain.


Related Topix: Weather, Europe, World News

Witney Gazette

County braced to mark a truly historic moment

A veteran of the war in Afghanistan will lead a ceremony to honour the First World War dead before a candle-lit service marks 100 years since Britain entered the conflict.


Related Topix: World News, Oxfordshire County, England, Saint John's College, Buckinghamshire County, England, United Kingdom, Service, MS

Salisbury Journal

Charity 'appalled' at 230-mile move

Charity Mencap said today it was "appalled" by reports that an autistic woman is to be moved from Swansea to a specialist unit in Brighton.


Related Topix: Neath and Port Talbot County, Wales, Swansea County, Wales, Carmarthenshire County, Wales, World News, Powys County, Wales,


Drunk passenger throws prosthetic leg at flight crew

A drunk passenger began using profanity and demanding cigarettes before she slapped a child, removed her prosthetic leg and began attacked the flight crew with it.


Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, World News,

Sentinel & Enterprise

Banksy's 'Spy Booth' artwork defaced

A view of the Banksy mural which targets the issue of Government surveillance with silver and red paint sprayed over it, Cheltenham, England, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Gloucestershire County, England,

Messenger Newspapers

Defendant cuts own throat in court

The 20-year-old suffered what police said were "serious lacerations" in the self-inflicted injuries at Kirklees Magistrates' Court in Huddersfield yesterday afternoon.


Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News

Hereford Times

Leominster women must travel to Kidderminster for breast cancer screening in one-off arrangement

WOMEN in Leominster who are due to use a mobile breast cancer screening van will instead need to make the trip to Kidderminster Hospital.


Related Topix: Herefordshire County, England, World News,

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Hampshire Chronicle

The Great War: Hampshire Remembers

There can be few local families who did not have relatives who served, fought, died and suffered in the 1914-18 conflict that introduced the bombing of civilians, machine guns, poison gas and tanks to warfare.


Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, World News,

Gazette Series

Man stabbed near Cirencester McDonald's

A MAN was stabbed in Cirencester during the early hours of this morning near to the McDonald's fast-food restaurant on Cricklade Road.


Related Topix: World News, Gloucestershire County, England, Oxfordshire County, England, Wiltshire County, England

Hemsworth and South Elmsall Today

Ferrybridge Power Station fire causing traffic disruption

Smoke is blowing across the M62 in both directions between junction 32 and junction 33 and on the A1 between junction 42 and junction 41 .


Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Fire, World News, North Yorkshire County, England


REFILE-Elusive Van Morrison headlines 50th Cambridge Folk Festival

When Cambridge City Council decided to hold a music festival in the historic English university town back in 1964, few expected it to be going strong 50 years later.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Cambridgeshire County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Knitting, Hobbies, Folk

Worcester News

Serious attack in Stourport - two arrests

The 51-year-old woman was attacked on or near the footpath running alongside the River Severn between Stourport Boat Club and Redstone Caravan Park between 1.15-1.30pm yesterday .


Related Topix: World News,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Messenger Newspapers

Charles views rural life and art

Charles, who is known as the Duke of Rothesay in Scotland, will visit North Highland College land-based centre for game keeping and veterinary nursing in Halkirk today.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Highland County, Scotland,

Radio City

Campaign Targets Modern Day Slavery In UK

Last year 1,746 potential victims of trafficking were identified in the UK, a 47% increase on the figure for 2012.


Related Topix: Europe, World News

The News Tribune

A sampling of editorials from around New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo finally took public questions on Monday about a scorching report in The Times last week that revealed how his aides had interfered with ethics investigators in Albany.


Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, New York Government, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Opinion

Hillingdon Times

Judges cut sex abuse GP's sentence

Family GP Dr Davinder Jeet Bains used a secret camera inside his James Bond-style wristwatch to record himself abusing female patients A family doctor who filmed himself sexually abusing female patients with his James Bond-style wristwatch has had his sentence cut from 12 to 10 years on appeal.


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

WYFF-TV Greenville

WikiLeaks breaks gag order

Australians, intrigued by the latest revelation from WikiLeaks, took to social media to pass on a document they were never meant to see.


Related Topix: WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, Travel, Europe, United Kingdom Travel, World News, Europe Travel, Australia, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel

Oxford Times

What is causing a bit of a stink - Nasty whiff hangs over city and county

But nobody has claimed responsibility for the foul stench that swept across Oxford, said to be like cheesy Wotsits, feet, mouldy milk, manure and raw sewage.


Related Topix: World News, Oxfordshire County, England, Weather, United Kingdom, Science, Agriculture,