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1 hr ago | Wimbledon Guardian

Who will be the new members of parliament in Merton? Candidates announced

MP Stephen Hammond's researcher is hoping to take centre stage as he bids for election as a member of parliament.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Surreycomet.co.uk

Discover Kingston's secret history

Everyone knows there is more to the place than meets the eye, and a new book, a year and a half in the works, aims to reveal the hidden nuggets of the borough's history.

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Romsey Advertiser

Crackdown on black market tobacco

Efforts to reduce smoking and improve health are being hampered by the black market trade of millions of illegal cigarettes filled with excrement, dead flies and asbestos, local authority leaders have warned.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, United Kingdom,

Guardian-series.co.uk

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Minor delays reported on the rest of the line

There is no service between Leytonstone and Woodford via Hainault and between West Ruislip and North Acton.

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Voice may provide clues about Foley's killer

As UK investigators work to identify the Islamist militant who beheaded American journalist James Foley, the tiniest details in the videotape of the killing could provide the key clue.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Autos

Sutton Guardian

Doctor who sent racist messages to face fitness-to-practice tribunal over new minor allegation

A doctor who sent racist messages to staff and took A 100,000 in "advances" from a GP service is to face a second inquiry into his conduct.

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Ham and High

Travel: Weekend Tube engineering works and Notting Hill Carnival...

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this Notting Hill Carnival weekend - but they could still affect your journey.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Haringey Independent

North London GCSE results - live

She said she's glad all the hard work paid off. #HarrowResults http://t.co/Hmmy3MDlHN Here are some of the happy faces from Nower Hill.

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Haringey Independent

Ambitious teenagers collect their GCSE results

The overall statistics are yet to come in but the borough is full of smiling teenagers with big plans for the future as they collect their GCSE results.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Newsday

Youths accused of knife murder

Ashan Crosdale, 19, and a 16-year-old, both from Hackney, have been charged after the fatal stabbing on Monday afternoon.

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This is Local London

Serial burglar finally snared after six year police hunt including BBC Crimewatch appearance

A serial burglar who evaded justice for nearly six years after leaving a handprint, has finally been caught following an appeal on Crimewatch.

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Surreycomet.co.uk

New Malden butcher couple find fame on Come Dine With Me

Two New Malden butchers enjoyed a meal of kangaroo during an appearance on hit TV show Come Dine With Me.

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Wandsworth Guardian

First London roundabout completely separating cyclists unveiled in Battersea

This is the first glimpse of an innovative new roundabout which will be the first in London to completely separate cyclists and vehicles.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

5Accent of James Foley's executioner prompts a reckoning in Britain

The beheading of an American journalist at the hands of a London-accented extremist prompted deep reckoning among Britons on Wednesday over the particularly vicious role their countrymen are playing in the destabilization of the Middle East.

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News Shopper

4 photos of floods in Beckenham area - taken 136 years apart

Since our article was published, we've been kindly sent a few more pictures showing previous instances of flooding in the town and nearby.

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Ealing Times

New film on 1,000 Londoners focuses on Hyacinth, from Acton

HYACINTH MALCOLM, from Acton, came to London 45 years ago and started a large family, of whom she is the only original Jamaican.

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Croydon Guardian

Parents fighting to get daughter home from hospital, 10 months after operation

Parents of a seriously ill girl will never stop fighting to be allowed to bring their daughter home so her last memories are not of a hospital.

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This is The West Country

Men appear in court following courier fraud investigation in the South West

TWO men will be appearing in Bristol Crown Court today following a police investigation into courier fraud in the South West.

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News Shopper

Brockley man charged with 2010 Greenwich murder of Eltham student

Four years after 17-year-old Eltham student Charlie Wright was shot dead at a Greenwich flat, two men have been charged with the murder.

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Haringey Independent

Leaseholders and tenants have raised concerns over delays to key maintenance work on their homes.

Headcorn Road, Tenterden Road, Beaufoy Road and Gretton Road, in Tottenham have been part of Homes for Haringey's Decent Homes Programme since November last year.

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