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1 hr ago | HON
A simple urine test can routinely spot human papillomavirus , which is linked to the risk of cervical cancer, a new analysis found. "Our study shows that testing urine for HPV has good accuracy when compared to testing samples taken from the cervix for HPV," said lead researcher Dr. Neha Pathak.
5 hrs ago | Islington Gazette
He had been holding his former partner, a woman in her 50s, at knifepoint against a wall in her flat when he was shot. It is believed the woman had a restraining order against Mr Joseph, of Northumberland Park, Haringey, due to a history of domestic violence.
9 hrs ago | Ilkley Gazette
A furious driver who refused to let his car be towed away took matters in to his own hands by brazenly reversing it off the back of a tow truck. The moment the male driver slams in to reverse and crashes around three foot to the ground was captured on camera by parking enforcement officers in East London.
12 hrs ago | Droitwich Advertiser
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.
13 hrs ago | Russia Taday
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.
17 hrs ago | Romford Recorder
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:47 pm
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