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2 hrs ago | Romsey Advertiser

Cancer cash fraud woman faces jail

An NHS worker is facing jail over a fraud that saw hundreds of thousands of pounds meant for vital cancer drugs fleeced from a world renowned hospital and used on shopping sprees and mortgage payments.

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4 hrs ago | Hillingdon Times

Fire crews called to blaze in West Drayton - residents of flats escape

SIX fire engines and 35 crew members dealt with a fire in a flat at Park Lodge Avenue, West Drayton, this morning.

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7 hrs ago | Messenger Newspapers

Travel disruption amid flash floods

The Met Office issued a severe weather warning today for the south-east of England as almost half a month's worth of rain fell in an hour in some places.

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Related Topix: Weather, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, West Sussex County, England, World News,

9 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette

Alresford woman whose babies drowned in bath sentenced for heroin offences

A WOMAN whose two children drowned in the bath in Alresford 15 years ago has been punished for being involved in the supply of heroin.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

World War 1 battle buses went from the streets of London to the Western Front

The buses and their drivers transported troops to the frontline as well as acting as ambulances, ammunition lorries and even as carrier pigeon lofts Few would add a cheery London bus with a Victoria Station sign, adverts for Pears soap and our own Daily Mirror to the picture but, incredibly, more than 1,000 were there in the mire.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Essex County, England,

The London Free Press

My London: Tommy Hunter chagrined to find he can't reproduce Martimer's magical sound with guitar

Nova Scotia's Hank Snow, one of five Canadian country stars to have Canada Post issuing stamps in their honour.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Hank Snow, Country, North America, Canada, Grand Ole Opry, Comedy Movies, Music!, Roy Acuff,

Examiner.com

Hamas reportedly talking arms deal with North Korea

Pro Palestinian demonstrators march through central London on July 25, 2014 in London, England.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, North Korea, Asia, Palestinian Territories, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Lebanon

This is Local London

Unsung Hero: Former army man sets up taxi business employing ex-servicemen

A former Army man has started up his own taxi business employing ex-servicemen hoping to adjust to civilian life.

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The Baltimore Sun

Britain arrests two in suspected female genital mutilation case

British police have arrested two people in London on suspicion of conspiracy to carry out female genital mutilation and placed a young girl in the care of social services, a police statement said on Saturday.

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This is Local London

Gold medal celebrations at Ealing Judo Club - and at the Yoyo Kitchen by West Acton station

EALING Judo Club was celebrating a gold medal for one of its members, Nekoda Davis, in the women's under-57kgs event at the Commonwealth Games.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Messenger Newspapers

Commemorations for the start of WW1

A national day of commemoration in the UK and Belgium will mark 100 years since Britain's entry into the First World War, part of an epic four-year project to mark the centenary of the Great War.

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Related Topix: Europe, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Prince Harry

Mirror.co.uk

London's Burning star tells how Fake Sheikh destroyed him in cocaine sting similar Tulisa's

John Alford said investigator Mazher Mahmood promised to make him A 1million working alongside his movie idols Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone London's Burning actor John Alford has told the Sunday People how the notorious Fake Sheikh A destroyed him in a cocaine sting almost identical to the one he tried on X Factor judge Tulisa.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Robert De Niro, Drugs, United Kingdom

Stalbans Review

St Albans landlady in court accused of conning tenants

A landlady from St Albans and a bailiff have gone on trial accused of trying to evict tenants by conning them with fake court possession orders.

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News Shopper

Dartford Crossing delays with tailbacks stretching 10 miles, reportedly as far as Orpington

Long delays on the M25 road are said to be affecting the A282 Dartford River Crossing toll booths travelling anticlockwise.

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Croydon Guardian

Men jailed over Rolex fraud

Alvin Baffour, 22 years-old, of Thornton Heath and Brandon Sakyiama-Collins, also 22, of Mitcham carried out fraud attempts across the south of England before being caught out in Maidstone, Kent.

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Harrow Times

'Senseless' plans to turn office block into flats

More than 160 firms in Premier House, in Station Road, Edgware, have been given between two weeks to six months notice to pack up and leave the building, which is owned by Reichmann Properties.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Newham Recorder

Teenagers found guilty of Queen's Market trader murder

Two teenagers who stabbed a Queen Street market trader in broad daylight after he tried to retrieve a stolen watch have been convicted in connection with his murder.

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Ilford Recorder

Three Romanian women guilty of prostitution in Ilford Lane where Mariana Popa was killed

Three Romanian women in their 20s pleaded guilty today to prostitution in the Ilford Lane area where sex-worker Mariana Popa was murdered.

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Andover Advertiser

Lightning causes travel disruption

Services between London Paddington and Reading, Swindon, Bristol and South Wales were "severely disrupted" due to signalling problems in the Twyford area between Reading and Maidenhead caused by an earlier lightning strike.

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News Shopper

Eltham man who stabbed Sidcup brother Sean Hayes to death after sibling's funeral jailed

An Eltham man who stabbed his Sidcup brother to death after a family funeral has been convicted of murder at the Old Bailey today and jailed for a minimum of 22 years.

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