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Sarah McClay was attacked by a Sumatran tiger at South Lakes Wild Animal Park

Sarah McClay, 24, was attacked by a Sumatran tiger at South Lakes Wild Animal Park in Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria, on May 24 last year. Miss McClay, from Barrow-in-Furness, was going about her routine duties in the big cat enclosure at the park when the incident happened.


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4 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Temperley does sneakers, Vivienne Westwood talks Scotland at London Fashion Week Day 3

London Fashion Week swung into Day 3 Sunday, packed from morning to night with next season's womenswear offerings from dozens of designers. Fashionistas were spoilt for choice, with Temperley, Topshop Unique, Paul Smith and Pringle of Scotland all showing their spring and summer collections.


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5 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

Who is part of the coalition to battle ISIS?

In his speech about ISIS last week, President Barack Obama said, "American military power is unmatched, but this can't be America's fight alone." Allies and partners of the United States, Obama vowed, would provide support to degrade and eventually destroy the militant group that has slaughtered many people in Iraq and Syria and beheaded two American journalists and a British aid worker.


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7 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News

Statue of singer Amy Winehouse unveiled in London

Mitch Winehouse, left, and Janis Winehouse, pose for a picture with a statue of their late daughter, Amy Winehouse, with actor Barbara Windsor, second right, and the artist Scott Eaton, right, after it was unveiled in Camden's Stables Market, in London, England, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.

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11 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

British PM vows justice after 'act of pure evil'

British Prime Minister David Cameron said this weekend that the apparent beheading of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State militants was an "act of pure evil" and vowed to "hunt down these murderers and ensure they face justice." British PM vows justice after 'act of pure evil' LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron said this weekend that the apparent beheading of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State militants was an "act of pure evil" and vowed to "hunt down these murderers and ensure they face justice."


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15 hrs ago | WHDH

Scottish independence could mean messy divorce

If Scots vote yes to separation on Thursday, a clock starts ticking down to March 24, 2016 - the independence day declared by the Scottish government. The British and Scottish administrations have agreed that they will recognize the outcome of the referendum and appoint negotiators to work out the details of separation "in the best interests of the people of Scotland and of the rest of the United Kingdom."


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19 hrs ago | Cool FM

Widespread Revulsion Over Briton's Beheading

Prime Minister David Cameron and Labour leader Ed Miliband put out tweets soon after news broke at around 11.25pm on Saturday that the Foreign Office were trying to verify a video that showed Mr Haines being beheaded. Mr Cameron said: "The murder of David Haines is an act of pure evil.


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Sat Sep 13, 2014


Obama condemns beheading of Briton by extremists

President Barack Obama on Saturday condemned as a "barbaric murder" the slaying of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State extremists. In a statement issued Saturday night, Obama said the hearts of Americans go out to Haines' family and the people of the United Kingdom.


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Oxford Mail

Bishop joins Thames Path pilgrimage

From left, the Rev Graham Sykes, chaplain to the Bishop of Oxford, the Rev Sally Welch, associate priest at St Margaret's Church in Oxford, and the Rev Sarah Meyrick, strategic adviser to the Bishop of Oxford, will be among people taking part in the wal Buy this photo FOR hundreds of years Christian pilgrims have trodden well-worn paths to holy sites from Jerusalem to Canterbury in search of a closer relationship with God. Next Thursday the way to spiritual enlightenment will pass through Oxfordshire as a 10-day pilgrimage begins along the new Thames Pilgrim Way to mark the end of the Bishop of Oxford's time in the city.


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Chilliwack Times

Scots nationalists tell opponents: no grudges

Supporters listen to Member of Parliament and Shadow Secretary of State for International Development, Jim Murphy, speaking in support of the Union on the final day of his 100 Streets in 100 Days Better Together tour, in Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, Scotland, Saturday Sept. 13, 2014.


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Lancashire Telegraph

Four arrested at Rotherham protests

Four men have been arrested in relation to protests planned in the light of revelations about child sexual exploitation in Rotherham. Three were held on suspicion of going equipped to commit crime shortly before hundreds of supporters of the English Defence League were expected to march through the South Yorkshire town.


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Oxford Times

Fans are out in force as the Tour of Britain pedals past + video

Action from the sixth stage, above, as cyclists turn into Halfpenny Lane at Blewbury and race towards Cholsey. Pictures: OX69842/43 David Fleming and Jon Lewis Buy this photo STAGE six of the Tour of Britain raced through Oxfordshire yesterday as hundreds of fans turned out to catch a glimpse of their cycling heroes.


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Wimbledon Guardian

Boy bailed over dogs home blaze

Misty the Jack Russell is fussed over by local resident outside Manchester Dogs Home, Manchester, after a blaze killed more than 50 dogs A 15-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of starting the Manchester Dogs Home blaze which killed at least 50 animals has been released on bail. The teenager was held by detectives in the wake of the suspected arson attack, which claimed the lives of dozens of dogs and injured several others.


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'New' Scots vote crucial to independence result

On the south side of Glasgow, in the heartland of Scotland's Asian community, support for independence from United Kingdom is strong as Thursday's referendum nears. Colorful displays of Yes posters outnumber those backing the Better Together campaign.


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Oxford Mail

How communities keep growing and growing

Since the beginning of the 20th century, the city's desire to expand has been tempered by surrounding districts' resistance to stop it dominating the county, according to historian William Whyte. Dr Whyte, a professor of social and architectural history at Oxford University , said: " Oxford City Council has always tried to expand beyond the city boundaries and into the green belt.


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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Latest push for referendum votes

Both sides of the Scottish independence debate will make their latest push for votes as the final weekend of campaigning gets under way. Yes Scotland is promising what it called the biggest day of national campaigning ever seen in the country, with some 2.6 million leaflets being delivered to households in the space of 48 hours.

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Gary Busey arriving to enter the Celebrity Big Brother house at Elstree Studios, Borehamwood.

The eccentric Hollywood star, who was the bookies' favourite to win the show, beat Olympic boxing champion Audley Harrison to the title after receiving the most votes from the public. As he emerged from the Big Brother house to cheers from the crowd, Busey told host Emma Willis: "I know why the word 'Great' is in front of Britain."


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104.7 WIOT

Foo Fighters Play Secret Show In U.K. Ahead Of Invictus Games

The Foo Fighters are spending some time on the other side of the Atlantic treating fans to a few live rarities and getting to know their British counterparts. Rolling Stone says Dave Grohl and the guys took the stage in Brighton, England Tuesday night for a secret show featuring a career-spanning set list.


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Mid Devon Star

Former Democratic Unionist leader Ian Paisley has died

Former Northern Ireland First Minister Ian Paisley and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness share a joke after being sworn in in 2007. The picture earned the two former enemies the nickname 'The Chuckle Brothers'.


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Andover Advertiser

Hammond's stance on IS defended

Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow has summoned a minister to answer questions about the threat from Islamic State Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has been defended in the Commons by one of his ministers amid claims the Government has not made clear its policy on tackling Islamic State. Europe Minister David Lidington, answering a rare urgent question posed during a Friday sitting of the Commons, insisted Mr Hammond had deliberately not ruled anything out when he answered reporters' questions in Berlin yesterday.


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