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54 min ago | Chronicle Live

Thousands descend on Sunderland for annual airshow

Read Lee Ryder' final whistle match report, with pictures, from Newcastle United's 1-0 win over Wellington Phoenix at the Westpac Stadium in New Zealand Cheryl's new husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini is reported to have spent thousands on roses for their second wedding bash in London Thousands of families bathed in glorious sunshine as ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | OUPblog

The month that changed the world: Sunday, 26 July 1914

July 1914 was the month that changed the world. On 28 June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated, and just five weeks later the Great Powers of Europe were at war.

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9 hrs ago | Coleraine Today

Official: Kilrea IoD businessman is one of UK's finest

A Kilrea man is one of nine business leaders from Northern Ireland to have been handpicked by the Institute of Directors to represent the region in the celebrated UK finals of the Director of the Year Awards in London.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Hyperallergic

Art Movements

A chalk version of Vermeer's "Girl with the Pearl Earring" in Paris. It was announced this week that the painting is no longer allowed to leave the Hague.

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Gazette-news.co.uk

Gazette: Changes in the pipeline - " Southend Travel Centre

The 6.30pm hospital to West Mersea service will run five minutes later, calling at North Station at 6.41pm, allowing passengers to connect from the 6.32am and 6.36am arriving trains from London Liverpool Street.

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Burnley Citizen

Lightning causes travel disruption

Services between London Paddington and Reading, Swindon, Bristol and South Wales were "severely disrupted" due to signalling problems in the Twyford area between Reading and Maidenhead caused by an earlier lightning strike.

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Scotsman.com

40% of tourists 'take shortbread and haggis home'

VISITORS to Scotland have been showing a taste for typical produce like shortbread and haggis, with four in ten of them buying food or drink to take home, figures have shown.

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Inhabitat

England's First Floating Village Coming Soon to East London's Royal Docks

Faced with rising sea levels, would you consider a move onto the water? Soon, a community of Londoners will have exactly that option.

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Globe and Mail

We'd like to fly out of London for a few side trips in Europe. Any tips?

If London gets too foggy for you, the sunny climes of Corfu, Greece, is a short airplane ride away.

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Mansfield Chad

Mansfield trains to Nottingham replaced by buses during strike action

Strike action will see train services between Worksop, Mansfield and Nottingham replaced by buses from Monday July 28 until Thursday July 31. The industrial action is being taken by engineering and maintenance staff in Derby, Leeds and Nottingham in a dispute over pay and conditions.

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The Inquirer

TfL to accept contactless payments on London tubes from 16 September

TRANSPORT FOR LONDON has announced that it will start accepting contactless payments on the London Tube network from 16 September.

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Finextra Research news

Contactless payments to arrive on London's Tube in September

Londoners will soon be able to pay for journeys on the tube, DLR and overground with their contactless bank cards.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Bid to improve mainline train travel gets boost

The campaign to see major improvements on the main line between East Anglia and London is taking a major step forward today with a bid for widespread public support.

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This is Local London

A controversial cycling scheme has been given a new name.

The A 30milion scheme formerly known as mini-Holland will know be called 'Cycle Enfield' as public consultation sets to hit the public.

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Hellomagazine.com

Courteney Cox scouting wedding venues in Ireland

Courtney Cox , 50, is thought to be scouting out possible wedding venues in Northern Ireland for her up-coming nuptials to Snow Patrol musician fianc Johnny Mc Daid, 37. The former Friends star and her soon-to-be husband were given a friendly welcome to the city when they touched down at City of Derry Airport on Wednesday after a romantic getaway ... (more)

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This Is Lancashire

Chorley music pioneer who founded 80s band Ultravox given uni honour

Ultravox founding singer, composer, graphic designer and film-maker John Foxx was presented with the award by Edge Hill University.

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Shields Gazette

Train contract will create 300 jobs in Hebburn

WORK on a multi-billion pound train contract which will create hundreds of jobs at a South Tyneside firm is going full steam ahead.

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Fermanagh Today

The Answer are just one of many bands performing at the festival

Organisers of Northern Ireland's alternative music festival Sunflowerfest, held since 2010 at Tubby's Farm in Hillsborough, have confirmed that Co Down natives The Answer and London electronica group The Orb will headline the fifth annual line-up alongside Mojo Fury, who will perform at the closing night.

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The Day

Klingerman travels: New London firm moves to East Lyme

After 53 years in business in downtown New London, Klingerman Travel has completed a move to this town's Flanders section.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Chelmsfordweeklynews.co.uk

All you need to know about travel disruptions in South Essex today

Hundreds of bolts of lightning lit the night sky last night in Essex with two storms in the early hours of this morning.

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