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Brooklyn Bridge flags expected to be returned

Two American flags that were taken from the Brooklyn Bridge are now in the United States and are expected to be returned to the New York Police Department Friday, a law enforcement official tells CNN.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Bucksfreepress.co.uk

Pair charged with sex offences including rape and trafficking

TWO High Wycombe men have been charged with sexual offences, including human trafficking and raping a girl under the age of 13. They're due to appear before magistrates in High Wycombe tomorrow in relation to offences allegedly committed in the Aylesbury area between 2004 and 2010.

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British Muslim calls for action on jihadi subculture after beheading video

LONDON/BAGHDAD - A British Muslim leader called on Thursday for action to tackle a jihadi sub-culture after an Islamic State video showed a suspected Briton beheading U.S. journalist James Foley held hostage in Syria.

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Newsday

Men guilty of killing dog by hanging

Two men killed a dog by hanging it from a rope at a house in Wiltshire because its owner did not want to pay to have it put down, a court has heard.

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Northern Life

Doctor tips the scale on the side of humour

Dr. Arya Sharma performs at an open mic comedy night at a bar in Edmonton in this undated handout photo.

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Tay FM

James Foley's 'British' Killer...

This is what is known so far of the Islamic State militant who appears in a propaganda video that shows the beheading of Mr Foley.

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Viking FM

Roy 'Chubby' Brown Fined For Reading At Wheel

The stand-up comic, whose act is considered too blue and too controversial for mainstream TV channels, was charged under his real name of Royston Vasey.

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WGAL-TV Lancaster

'Suicide tourism' to Switzerland has doubled

The law on assisted suicide in Switzerland isn't clear, according to a paper published in the journal Law, Ethics and Medicine this week.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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