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57 min ago | Sutton Guardian

Rugby star's mum sentenced after years dodging fraud convictions

A fraudster who conned Sutton taxpayers out of more than A 60,000 has been prosecuted after spending years trying to wriggle out of being punished.

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5 hrs ago | BBC News

Hair salon visited over N Korea ad

North Korean officials paid a visit to a London hair salon to question why it had used their leader Kim Jong-un's picture in a poster offering haircuts.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

9 hrs ago | Romsey Advertiser

DLT charged with indecent assault

Former BBC presenter Travis, 68, was cleared of 12 counts of indecent assault in February but jurors at London's Southwark Crown Court were unable to reach verdicts on one other charge of indecent assault and one of sexual assault and were discharged.

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10 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Lumenpulse shares rise 15 per cent following $100M initial public offering

Shares in Lumenpulse Inc. climbed about 15 per cent in their first trading following the Montreal lighting company's public debut Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

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14 hrs ago | Midhurst and Petworth

Region's MEP Nigel Farage at the centre of expenses row

UKIP leader and MEP for the region, Nigel Farage is at the centre of an expenses row after receiving tens of thousands of pounds of European Union cash to pay for an office in Sussex - which he uses rent-free.

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15 hrs ago | This is Local London

Russia warned over Ukraine stance

Russia faces a long-term deterioration in its relations with the rest of the world - with serious consequences for its economy - if it continues to de-stabilise Ukraine, Foreign Secretary William Hague has said.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, US News, Barack Obama, US Politics, Vladimir Putin

17 hrs ago | News Shopper

Monte Carlo or Bust: Erith firefighters drive 15,000 miles in clapped out banger

Three Erith fire fighters will drive a clapped out banger from South London to Monte Carlo to raise funds for a sick teenager.

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18 hrs ago | Heraldseries.co.uk

1.6m Britons head abroad for Easter

Around 1.6 million Britons are heading abroad over Easter, with those staying at home facing packed roads, disrupted rail journeys and the threat of unsettled weather.

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Related Topix: Europe, United Kingdom, World News, New York, United Kingdom Travel, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, Essex County, England, London, United Kingdom Travel

20 hrs ago | 24dash

Fire safety expert calls for sprinkler system law

An independent fire safety expert has predicted that a combination of a new sprinkler law and an increased focus on enforcement could cut fire deaths by more than half overnight.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

This is Local London

Is pollution causing 77 deaths a year in Richmond?

Air pollution could be responsible for as many as 77 deaths a year in Richmond, according to Public Health England.

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Witney Gazette

Councils 'cash in with CCTV fines'

Councils have turned to CCTV cameras to raise hundreds of millions of pounds through parking and traffic fines, civil liberties campaigners have revealed.

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Islington Gazette

Suspects from Islington and Stroud Green charged as part of attempted murder investigation

An Islington man and two Stroud Green residents have been charged as part of the investigation into the attempted murder of three women at a Marble Arch hotel.

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News Shopper

Bexley councillor caught up in Co-Op scandal

Munir Malik, Labour councillor for Thamesmead East and the finance spokesman for the Bexley Labour group, is being investigated over the claim, made when seeking election to the Co-op board, that he was a chartered accountant.

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Mid Devon Star

Surgeon removed ovary by mistake

A pregnant woman suffering from appendicitis died on the operating table weeks after a surgeon mistakenly removed her ovary instead of her appendix, medical watchdogs heard.

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Surreycomet.co.uk

Terrified armed robbery victim leaped off balcony to escape gunmen, court hears

A man jumped off his second floor balcony to escape armed robbers looking for gold in his home, a court has heard.

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News Shopper

UPDATED- Four men charged after spate of violence outside Crayford pub

Police were called to the at the Bear and Ragged Staff Pub following reports of windows being smashed at the Crayford Way venue just before 10pm.

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Romford Recorder

Trains stopping again at Seven Kings, Goodmayes and Chadwell Heath

Services could not stop at Seven Kings, Goodmayes and Chadwell Heath and many on the busy line through Ilford were cancelled and delayed between 10am and 11am.

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Business News

Homeowners raising average asking price in London by 7% a month

Sellers are attempting to cash in on a buoyant housing market by raising average asking prices in some London boroughs by more than 7% in a month, according to property website Rightmove.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Home, Home Listing, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Broadway

Book of Mormon and the Almeida Theatre are the Big Winners at London's 2014 Olivier Awards

The 38th annual Olivier Awards , the top honor for London theater, were announced on April 13 at the Royal Opera House.

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Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Theater, Arts, ABBA, Pop/Rock, The Book of Mormon, Canada,

Messenger Newspapers

Voters 'think politicians liars'

Trust in town halls is almost twice as high as in Parliament but most voters believe politicians at all levels in England are liars, research has found.

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