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47 min ago | Hampshire Chronicle

PM slams 'barbaric' hostage murder

David Cameron has condemned as "despicable and barbaric" the apparent slaughter of a second US journalist by Islamic State extremists - as it emerged that a British hostage is also under threat.


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1 hr ago | The Argus

Nighy tells of pride in gay role

Freddie Fox, Paddy Considine, Bill Nighy and Andrew Scott walk the streets of Camden to promote the new film Pride in London Gay Pride stormed Camden High Street tonight as the stars of new comedy Pride marched to the cinema with a Welsh brass band for the film's premiere.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Andrew Scott, Essex County, England, World News, Greater London County, England, Liz White

2 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Victoria Cross hero's Oxford grave to be renovated by charity

THE grave of a Victoria Cross war hero is to be restored after a forces charity was alerted to its state by the Oxford Mail.


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7 hrs ago |

Right to spend a penny is losing council A 19k a year

Terry Gandy is incensed Billericay Town Council is paying out A 20,000 a year for the automatic toilet, situated in a car park behind Iceland, which only an average of eight people use each day - generating just A 655 a year.


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10 hrs ago |

Ryedale man's death at level crossing was an accident, coroner concludes

A RAILWAY signalman responsible for monitoring 16 unmanned level crossings was engaged on another call seconds before a tragic collision, a Zan inquest heard today.


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14 hrs ago | Daily Echo

Five fire-fighters were injured in an explosion while battling a blaze in a huge warehouse.

FIGHTERS were injured in an explosion while battling a blaze in a huge warehouse, Hampshire Fire and Rescue have confirmed.


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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Hillingdon Times

Alex Salmond has praised Scotland's booming food and drinks industry

Both sides in the independence referendum campaign will be hoping to brew up support as the debate focuses on job creation.

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Preston Citizen

'Vague' anti-terror plans attacked

David Cameron told MPs police will be given powers to seize passports from UK nationals suspected of going to fight for Islamic State in Iraq or Syria.


Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), Europe, World News, Terrorism, Canada

Belfast bomb alert snarls roads on IRA anniversary

Police say a bomb alert that shut down Belfast's main motorway on the 20th anniversary of the Irish Republican Army cease-fire was the result of an "elaborate hoax."

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Referendum 'a test of common sense'

Alistair Darling launches a new ad van campaign with Leanne Williams and baby Charlotte near the Beacon Arts Centre in Greenock The independence referendum is not a test of Scottishness, but a test of common sense, former chancellor Alistair Darling has insisted.

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Crewe Guardian

Man in court over Galloway attack

Neil Masterson, 39, appeared at Hammersmith Magistrates' Court in west London charged with religiously aggravated assault against the Bradford West MP.


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Blackburn Citizen

A man accused of beating up controversial MP George Galloway has been remanded in custody.

Neil Masterson, 39, appeared at Hammersmith Magistrates' Court in west London charged with religiously aggravated assault against the Bradford West MP.


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Old sea dog survives cliffs ordeal

Sprig, pictured with his rescuers, was reunited with his owners after spending more than a week trapped at sea Sprig was rescued after an RNLI crew spotted the dog trapped on a rocky ledge at the foot of the highest sea cliffs in England.


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Bournemouth Echo

Keep your windows closed, warns fire service as smoke from...

The fire service is warning people to keep their windows closed this morning as they continue to fight a blaze at a rubbish tip in Wareham.


Related Topix: Fire, Dorset County, England, World News, United Kingdom

Sun Aug 31, 2014

News Max

Polls Say Scotland Will Spurn Independence, but Are They Right?

Opinion polls, financial markets and bookmakers are unanimous - Scotland will reject independence in a historic referendum next month and the United Kingdom will endure.

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This is Wiltshire

It was such a lovely evening in the Trowbridge garden

Last month - despite threats of thunderstorms Trowbridge Horticultural Society enjoyed a lovely evening at their annual garden party at Victoria Gardens.


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Blaze of glory ends festival season

Edinburgh lights up during the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert, the traditional closing act in the city's busy festival calendar The Scottish capital's festival season has been brought to a close with a display of hundreds of thousands of fireworks lighting up Edinburgh Castle.


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Wiltshire Times

Diver, 41, dies after quarry rescue

The 41-year-old man was pulled out by two divers after getting into difficulties today at Dorothea Quarry near Caernarfon, North Wales.


Related Topix: Gwynedd County, Wales, World News

Monterey County Herald

In Sandy turnaround test, NYC says it'll meet goal

A city home-repair program has been sprinting to meet a self-imposed deadline to signal a turnaround in Superstorm Sandy recovery, and officials say they're positioned to pass their test of rebuilding both houses and confidence.


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Sutton Guardian

Nigel Farage will join other Ukip representatives for a pro-Union rally in Scotland

UK party leader Nigel Farage will join Scottish party chairman Arthur Misty Thackery, Scottish MEP David Coburn and elected Ukip members from around the UK for the rally in Glasgow on September 12. Mr Thackery told the Press Association: "This rally is to show that the UK is one single united country, and we have our fellow Scots and Britons all ... (more)


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