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1 hr ago | Droitwich Advertiser

Man sought in missing Alice hunt

Detectives investigating the disappearance of schoolgirl Alice Gross say they are searching for a man who has been missing for nearly two weeks. Fourteen-year-old Alice was last seen on August 28, when she was last spotted on CCTV by the Grand Union Canal in west London.

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2 hrs ago | Russia Taday

RT exclusive: From London banker to ISIS militant - one man's terror trail

These words come from a British militant in western Iraq who is fighting for the Islamic State under the nom de guerre Abu A'ntaar. But one thing separates him from the majority of his comrades; Before his life as a jihadist, A'ntaar claims to have been a business analyst working in the City of London.

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7 hrs ago | Romford Recorder

Hornchurch women hand over their bras to fight breast cancer

Gymophobis, in North Street, Hornchurch, has received more than 500 donations to its "bra bank" in the last three months in an effort to raise money for Breast Cancer Research. Franchise owner Debbie Thomas said: "We've had a fantastic response.

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11 hrs ago | News Shopper

Gran's one-year ordeal after storm destroys home and possessions

A grandmother whose home and most treasured possessions were destroyed after a tree smashed through the roof is still in temporary accommodation - nearly a year later. May Hennessy's home in Catling Close, Forest Hill, was left uninhabitable after the 50-tonne oak collapsed on to the building during last October's storms.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

News Shopper

Charity cycle set to wheel through south east London next month

Greenwich and Bexley Community Hospice's Big Bike Ride on Sunday, October 5, is the largest sponsored ride in the area. Starting at 10am, it will snake along the Thames Cycle Path from Erith to Greenwich via the Firepower Museum in Woolwich.

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National Post

Last-ditch appeal from U.K. Prime Minister as history hangs in the balance

British Prime Minister David Cameron used his last visit to Scotland before a historic independence referendum this week to implore Scots to remain part of the United Kingdom, warning on Monday that a breakaway vote would be irreversible. With opinion polls suggesting the referendum remains too close to call, Cameron, the leader of the ruling Conservative party, which draws most of its support from England, pleaded with voters not to use the referendum as a protest vote.

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Chronicle Live

Morning news headlines: Bid for anti-IS coalition steps up, Cameron in last-ditch Scotland trip

The brutal murder of one British aid worker and threat to kill a second will add urgency to efforts today to form a substantial international coalition to mount an assault on Islamic State extremists. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond will attend a summit in Paris as Washington seeks military commitments from more regional and global allies for the fight to push back the jihadist advance.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

Man admits beating Bradford MP George Galloway

Masterson, of Kensington, west London, made his pleas in a brief appearance at Isleworth Crown Court and was remanded in custody to stand trial on November 10. The pro-Palestine MP for Bradford West was attacked in Golborne Road, Notting Hill, London, on August 29 and needed an overnight stay in hospital. Masterson, who used to work for the Department of Work and Pensions and as a manager at the BBC, and is now a full time carer for a friend, admitted assaulting Mr Galloway on August 29 by beating him.

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Dorsetecho.co.uk

CEO of Govia Thameslink Railway Charles Horton and Rail Minister Claire Perry at Blackfriars Station

CEO of Govia Thameslink Railway Charles Horton, centre, and Rail Minister Claire Perry have a discussion with a commuter at Blackfriars Station And one irate passenger took his frustration out on Rail Minister Claire Perry as she helped launch the new franchise at Blackfriars station in London. Covering routes both north and south of London, the franchise - the biggest on the network - is run by Govia and is called Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern .

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Guardian-series.co.uk

Man left unconscious after High Street attack

Police in Waltham Forest are appealing for information over an attack in Walthamstow after a man was beaten without warning The attacker is described as being of eastern European appearance, aged in his 30s, approximately 6ft 2inches and of a stocky build with short cropped black hair.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

News Shopper

Former javelin star inspires students on return to old school in Bexley

Former javelin world record holder Steve Backley returned to his old school in Bexley as the guest of honour at its presentation evening. The twice Olympic runner-up and world silver medallist was a pupil at Beths Grammar School in the early 1980s, when it was known Bexley and Erith Technical High School.

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SFGate

Iraqi leader: No need for Arab powers to strike IS

Iraq President Fouad Massoum, right, followed by Iraq Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari, left, arrive with Iraqi officials at Orly airport south of Paris, France, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 ahead of a conference with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, French President Francois Hollande and diplomats from around the world.

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Watford Observer

Love Beyond, the biblical musical, comes to Wembley Arena - with a Ruislip girl's name in lights

LOVE BEYOND, a musical re-telling the entire story of The Bible, is playing at Wembley Arena on October 1 and 2 with a host of West End stars, including Hillingdon-raised Holly-Anna Lloyd. She studied at St Helen's College, Northwood, and, through Sunday drama classes, realised her ambition of starring in a musical.

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Tring Today

Clubs and Community

Eric Pillinger receiving a cheque for i 1 23,000 from Bourne End Village Association s Sally, Sophie and Ian Gibbs Escolinha do Brasil e Centro Cultural is a Brazilian community language school for children aged four to 11 years old. Our aim is to promote and teach Portuguese as an inherited language as well as disseminate Brazilian Culture among children from a Portuguese-speaking background.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

Statue of singer Amy Winehouse unveiled in London

14, 2014. . Mitch Winehouse, centre, poses for a picture with a statue of his late daughter, Amy Winehouse, accompanied by friends and family after it was unveiled in Camden's Stables Market, in London, England, Sunday, Sept.

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Star-Telegram.com

Statue of singer Amy Winehouse unveiled in London

Late singer Amy Winehouse has been honored on what would have been her 31st birthday with a life-size statue in her beloved Camden Town neighborhood of north London. "It is like stopping her in a beautiful moment in time," he said.

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WKYC-TV Cleveland

British PM vows justice after 'act of pure evil'

British Prime Minister David Cameron said this weekend that the apparent beheading of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State militants was an "act of pure evil" and vowed to "hunt down these murderers and ensure they face justice." British PM vows justice after 'act of pure evil' LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron said this weekend that the apparent beheading of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State militants was an "act of pure evil" and vowed to "hunt down these murderers and ensure they face justice."

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Mail & Guardian

Fate of United Kingdom hangs in balance after new Scotland polls

The fate of the United Kingdom remained unclear five days before a historic referendum on Scottish independence as three new polls on Saturday showed a slight lead for supporters of the union, but one saying the separatist campaign was pulling ahead. On the final weekend of campaigning, tens of thousands of supporters of both sides took to the streets of the capital Edinburgh and Scotland's largest city, Glasgow.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Sunday Herald

An explosive breach of the rules: Salmond blasts Treasury as its BBC email is exposed

A DAMNING email shows the UK Treasury leaked sensitive information about a Royal Bank of Scotland contingency plan to move its registered office from an independent Scotland before the bank itself had decided to announce its plan. A DAMNING email shows the UK Treasury leaked sensitive information about a Royal Bank of Scotland contingency plan to move its registered office from an independent Scotland before the bank itself had decided to announce its plan.

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Mirror.co.uk

Woman who survived gangs' crossfire describes seeing pal shot dead as killers are jailed

Sabrina Gachette has opened up about the murder of best friend Sabrina Moss after drug dealers Hassan Hussain, Martell Warren and Yasin James were jailed for life Best friends Sabrina Moss and Sabrina Gachette look a picture of happiness as they pose for an iPhone snap at a birthday celebration, writes Mark Christy in the Sunday People . After a fun night dancing and drinking in a club, the girls stopped at a kebab shop on the way home.

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