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59 min ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | KFVS12

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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15 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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23 hrs ago | KKLA-FM Glendale

What it Really Means to Surrender Your Life - Powerpoint - August 20, 2014

And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?" Then I said, "Here I am! Send me" .


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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Ripley and Heanor News

Inquest opens into death of Derbyshire student stabbed in Borneo

Neil Dalton, from Ambergate, and pal Aidan Brunger , both 22 and students at Newcastle University, were three days away from completing a six-week placement working at a hospital in Kuching when they were attacked .


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Hampshire Chronicle

Nato summit 'unchartered territory'

The officer in charge of one of the largest security operations in British history at the forthcoming Nato summit in Wales has said the high-profile event is "completely unchartered territory" for UK policing.


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Belfast Today

German retailer Lidl comes out top in grocery price test

The supermarket price war is set to intensify after a study found discount store Lidl was almost a third cheaper than the major chains.


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The Independent

Tilbury Docks: Man arrested over death of immigrant found in container

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Evening Sun

Ring, ring: London statues want to talk to you

People listen to a talking statue on their phones at the launch of Talking Statues in central London, Tuesday Aug. 19, 2014.


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Blackburn Citizen

Seven more weeks of misery for East Lancs drivers

The temporary traffic lights are to remain on Grane Road which has one lane closed to enable United Utilities engineers to repair the collapsed sewer DELAYS on the Grane Road are set to continue for another seven weeks while engineers dig by hand to repair a collapsed sewer.


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Oxford Times

Food bank delivers to homes as search for a base goes on

Food bank volunteers including manager Janet Ray, right, move out and, inset, the notice pinned to the food bank's former premises in Minton Place, Victoria Road Bicester Foodbank manager Janet Ray has said she will run the service, which helps hundreds of people in the town, from the back of her car if she needs to.


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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Andover Advertiser

Currency union 'the best route'

A formal currency union with the rest of the UK would be the "best route" for an independent Scotland, the chair of an expert group which advises Alex Salmond's Government has insisted.


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Romsey Advertiser

Trio face jail over fatal shooting

A woman is led away by police after scuffles outside court following the conviction of three men for the murder of nursery school teacher Sabrina Moss Three men are facing years behind bars after being found guilty of murdering an innocent young mother who became caught up in a bloody drugs turf war during a night out celebrating her 24th birthday.


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Tay AM

Evacuation At Holiday Park After Chemical Leak

Three ambulances and a rapid response car were called to Woodland Holiday Park, Trimingham, after the resort's swimming pool was evacuated.


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Oxford Mail

Scales of Justice

Anthony McDonagh , 49, of Spencer Crescent in Oxford, convicted of failing to give information relating to the identification of a driver alleged to have been guilty of an offence between November 29 and December 27. Fined A 600 and told to pay A 85 costs.


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