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2 hrs ago | Oxford Times

Republican Crossan shot in office

Dissident republican Tommy Crossan was shot dead in Belfast yesterday, police have confirmed, saying he was shot several times while he sat in an office.

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Related Topix: World News, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland, Sinn Fein, Irish Republican Army

7 hrs ago | KABC-AM Los Angeles

Loch Ness Monster Reportings on the Rise After Sighting on Apple Maps

Images of what is reportedly the infamous monster of Scotland's Loch Ness has spawned a spate of copycat sightings since the mythical creature was supposedly captured on Apple Maps by amateur Loch Ness Monster spotters last year.

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Related Topix: World News, Highland County, Scotland

11 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

New portrait unveiled for British queen's birthday

This portrait of Queen Elizabeth II taken and made available at 12:00 GMT Sunday, April 20, 2014, by British photographer David Bailey has been released to mark her 88th birthday on Monday April 21, 2014.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Elizabeth Ii

12 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Royals protect animal from George

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George of Cambridge look at a Bilby called George at Taronga Zoo in Sydney The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge had to step in to protect an endangered Australian animal - from baby Prince George.

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16 hrs ago | Braintree and Witham Times

Tributes have been paid to a man who was stabbed to death in Braintree.

Michael Haastrup, 24, from Southend, was attacked in Cressing Road on Wednesday night and died the next day at Papworth Hospital, Cambridgeshire.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Heraldseries.co.uk

Brown to focus on pensions security

Former prime minister Gordon Brown will focus on the security of people's pensions in an attempt to put forward the case for Scotland remaining in the UK.

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Related Topix: Pension, Gordon Brown, Conservatives (UK), Europe, World News

Banburycake.co.uk

Science Vale Oxford: a true research phenomenon

STEVE COWLEY is a proud man. "The UK is the second most productive research nation in the world after the US, but the US is five times the size of the UK," he enthuses when asked about Science Vale.

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Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News,

Blackpool Citizen

British Pathe footage on YouTube

Newsreel archive British Pathe has uploaded its entire collection of 85,000 historic films to YouTube, making rare 20th century videos available to the public.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Elizabeth Ii

Todmorden Today

Man seriously injured after car crash leads to attack in Bradford

Police are appealing for witnesses after a car passenger suffered serious injuries after being punched following a car crash in Bradford.

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

Derby Shire Times

Elderly woman taken to hospital after dishwater fire

Fire crews from Belper, Crich and Ripley attended the property in Derby Road, Ambergate at 2.33am on Saturday, after a smoke alarm alerted the elderly occupant to the fire, which was in the rear of the property.

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

Mid Devon Star

New Crediton to Exeter bus route

BUSES running between Crediton and Exeter will now run every 15 minutes after Stagecoach South-West announced the introduction of a new route.

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Related Topix: Devon County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Cotswold Journal

Increase in scarlet fever in Worcestershire

A report by Public Health England showed there were six cases of the disease in the county in the first quarter of 2011, but this almost tripled to 17 in the same period 12 months later.

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Salisbury Journal

Shooting death suspects 'dinosaurs'

Dissident republican suspects in the killing of one of their former commanders in Belfast are "dinosaurs trapped in the past", the city's Lord Mayor said.

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Related Topix: World News, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland, Irish Republican Army, Sinn Fein

This Is North Devon

North Devon Journal Health and Beauty

North Devon Journal list all of the local Health and Beauty spas and shops in the Barnstaple area.

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Wiltshire Times

Police appeal for witnesses after body found in canal at Devizes

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after the body of a 44-year-old man was discovered in the Kennet and Avon canal in Devizes this morning.

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Preston Citizen

One killed in microlight accident

The light aircraft came down at Colyton in the east of the county near Lyme Regis today, Devon and Cornwall Police said.

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Lancashire Telegraph

East Lancs solicitor struck off after 400k fraud

A BURNLEY solicitor has been struck off after a tribunal found she misused more than A 400,000 of her clients' money to prop up her struggling firm.

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Times-series.co.uk

Briton, 18, dies in Syria conflict

The teenager is the nephew of Omar Deghayes who was held by the United States as an enemy combatant at Guantanamo Bay detention camp between 2002 and 2007 after he was arrested in Pakistan.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Prison, Guantanamo Bay, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Ripley and Heanor News

Chesterfield pub to close after serving underage drinkers

A pub in Chesterfield is to close for 80 hours after they were caught selling alcohol to underage volunteers during a test purchase operation.

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Related Topix: World News, Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom

Halstead Gazette

Man arrested in connection with murder of Southend man in Braintree

He was stabbed in the chest following a disturbance at premises in Cressing Road, Braintree, at about 11pm last night.

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