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19 min ago | Oxford Mail

Dementia patient search service is axed after not finding enough missing people

A PIONEERING scheme to locate missing dementia patients has been forced to close after it found only one lost OAP in 18 months.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Croydon Guardian

Mum stabbed by neighbour in front of baby after row about it crying

A man who stabbed his neighbour after complaining about her five-month-old baby crying has been jailed for two years.

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Dartford driver says Princes Road potholes are an 'accident waiting to happen'

A driver has circulated a shocking picture of a pothole-ridden road in Dartford and claimed it is an "accident waiting to happen".

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Mid Devon Star

Man charged after firearms seizure

Some of the arms that have been seized by an anti-gang squad in one of Scotland Yard's biggest gun hauls A man has been charged with firearms offences after assault rifles, sawn-off shotguns, an Uzi and a Thompson machine gun were seized by an anti-gang squad in one of Scotland Yard's biggest gun hauls.

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Croydon Guardian

Gangs of youths 'with sticks' battle in Kingston town centre

The five were: Natalia Connelly, 34, of East Road, Kingston; Jerome Crooks, 23, of Norfolk Road, Thornton Heath ; Craig Jones, 24, of Chelsea Close, Hampton Hill; Jason Mayo, 29, of Fielding Avenue, Twickenham ; and Scott Mills-Jones, 26, also of Chelsea Close, Hampton Hill.

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Pickles slams 'Town Hall Pravdas'

Eric Pickles compared council free sheets published in some London areas to Pravda, the newspaper associated with the former Soviet Union.

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Ealing Times

Yvonne Fletcher was shot outside the Libyan People's Bureau, St James's Square, London

Police are "determined to make sure we catch the person responsible" for the murder of policewoman Yvonne Fletcher, the Metropolitan Police commissioner said today .

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Reuters

RPT-Currency probe drives bank demand for Big Brother software

While most people wouldn't understand the question, this is common vernacular for London currency traders active in the daily 4 o'clock "fixing" of global reference exchange rates.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

This is Local London

Police in Waltham Forest have released a CCTV image of a man accused of assaulting a shop worker.

Suspect 145600 is wanted in connection of assault at Coral Racing in High Road, Leytonstone on March 31 at 1:30pm.

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Time

AC/DC's Malcolm Young on Hiatus Over 'Ill Health'

From left to right: AC/DC band members Malcolm Young, Cliff Williams, Angus Young and Brian Johnson attend the Exclusive World Premiere Of AC/DC "Live At River Plate" Presented By DeLeon Tequila at the HMV Apolo on May 6, 2011 in London, England.

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Hampshire Chronicle

'No new evidence' against mayor

Scotland Yard said there is "no new credible evidence" into allegations of fraud and financial mismanagement against an elected mayor - but added that they are still investigating an original claim against him.

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Croydon Guardian

Human bones found at house in Purley

Human bones which were unearthed by landscape gardeners at a house in Purley could have belonged to a child, according to the man who found them.

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Guardian-series.co.uk

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Arson accused trial adjourned

Terry Crook, 36, of Montalt Road in Woodford Green, admitted using threatening words or behaviour intended to cause distress towards Helen Jacob in his home on October 5 last year.

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Wandsworth Guardian

Father died in hospital following surgery after telling his wife 'I'm going home tomorrow'

A middle-aged father died in hospital after surgery days after telling his wife 'they are going to send me home tomorrow', a coroners' court heard.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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