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1 hr ago | Romford Recorder

Travel: Weekend Tube engineering works close parts of Piccadilly,...

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

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6 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Rail delays affecting Oxford services after person hit by train at Ealing

TRAINS to London Paddington have been delayed and cancelled because of a person being hit by a train at Ealing.

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7 hrs ago | Congleton Guardian

Two face jail for bomb detector con

Samuel Tree and his wife Joan are facing jail after being found guilty of making bogus bomb detectors in their garden shed A couple face jail after being found guilty of making bogus bomb detectors in their garden shed which they said could find missing Madeleine McCann.

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9 hrs ago | News Shopper

A fire in two semi-detached houses in Eltham was tackled by the London Fire Brigade.

Fire engines from Lee Green, Eltham and Lewisham fire stations were called out by a neighbour alerting emergency services to the blaze at 1.02pm.

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13 hrs ago | Wandsworth Guardian

Man who raped and attempted to murder pensioner 'dies after prison suicide'

Robert Richards was found unresponsive in his cell on Tuesday morning ahead of his sentencing for attempted murder and rape of a pensioner A man who raped and attempted to murder a pensioner in Chessington has died days before he was due to be sentenced.

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17 hrs ago | Wimbledon Guardian

Merton shares its World War One family stories ahead of centenary

War as portrayed by WWI soldier and former Wimbledon holiday resident Wilfred Owen in his celebrated poem, "Anthem for Doomed Youth".

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Andover Advertiser

Man sentenced over boy's drug death

Drug dealer Nicqueel Pitrora supplied ecstasy to a group of teenagers, resulting in the death of 16-year-old Daniel Spargo-Mabbs A man is to be sentenced for drug offences today following the death of an ''incredible'' 16-year-old boy as a result of taking ecstasy.

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Wimbledon Guardian

Street parties and activities planned for when RideLondon-Surrey cyclists pass through Merton

Street parties and crowds of people cheering cyclists as they whizz by will welcome bikers through Merton for the RideLondon-Surrey event.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

Former parliamentary secretary to George Galloway spared prison

GEORGE Galloway's former parliamentary secretary has sentenced to a 12-month conditional discharge for encouraging her police detective inspector husband to obtain emails without consent.

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News Shopper

VIDEO: Bromley pop star Pixie Lott took 'risk' with new album

Bromley singer Pixie Lott says her new album felt like a gamble, because she has moved away from pop and dance tunes.

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Two arrested after Orpington drugs bust

Police in Bromley have seized a large quantity of cannabis following a raid at an address in Saltwood Close on Friday .

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The Argus

Sussex woman to take on Iain Duncan-Smith at next year's general election

A political campaigner and former page three model is to challenge a Government minister for his parliamentary seat at the next election.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Moray Firth Radio

Prince Philip's Former Aide On Sex Charge

A former aide to the Duke of Edinburgh has been charged with sexually abusing a girl in the early 1970s.

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Surreycomet.co.uk

Former Surrey Comet reporter and Kingston church elder dies

He also worked for the Kilburn Times during the 1980s and, before his retirement in 1990, edited the City of London Recorder.

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Guardian-series.co.uk

Community stalwart dies aged 97

The lifelong Labour supporter, former councillor in Leyton and deputy mayor prior to the formation of Waltham Forest, was known throughout the community for her activism and support of public libraries.

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BBC News

The dead dog that changed colour twice

From the Victorian era until after World War Two, charity collection dogs were a popular sight in British train stations.

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Wimbledon Guardian

Fraudster gang jailed after 'inside man' at Royal Marsden cancer hospital helped them run 642k scam

A pack of fraudsters led by a Carshalton couple swindled a cancer hospital out of so much money unpaid bills almost caused catastrophic effects for patients.

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Sutton Guardian

Proposal to close hospital's mental health services and cut beds

Health bosses want to close mental health services at Queen Mary's Hospital, which treats 500 patients a year, and reduce inpatient beds across south-west London by 10 per cent.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

News Shopper

Double Downham emergency - launderette fire follows crash on same road

A man was rushed to hospital last night after a crash in Bromley Road, Downham, just hours before a fire tore through a launderette on the same stretch.

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Croydon Guardian

Former Welsh rugby international guilty of assault of glamour model at Dane Bowers home

A Welsh international rugby player has been convicted of assaulting his glamour model ex-girlfriend at the home she shares with fiancA© Dane Bowers.

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