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35 min ago | Romsey Advertiser

'Wide variation' for academy chains

England's best academy chains are raising standards for their poorest pupils and outperforming other state schools, but the weakest are lagging far behind, research suggests.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, United Kingdom,

2 hrs ago |

OPP Arrest Second Suspect in Patrol Boat Fire

Gerald Robert JACQUES , age 37 of Port Stanley, Ontario who was wanted by police for the alleged theft and arson of the Elgin County OPP Police boat on June 25, 2014, was apprehended last evening July 22, 2014.


Related Topix: Canada, United Kingdom,

7 hrs ago | News Shopper

Poster shows Forest Hill's Timothy Spall as painter JMW Turner

The star, who was born in Battersea and now lives in Forest Hill, is set to appear at the iconic London painter JMW Turner in director Mike Leigh's biopic Mr Turner.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Secrets & Lies, Meantime, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

11 hrs ago |

Times Series: A verdict of death by road traffic collision was reached at Salisbury Coroners' Court

Dr Clive Richards, of Friars Avenue, Whetstone, was killed after falling from his bike in Archway Road, near Highgate tube station, in August 2013.


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

15 hrs ago | News Shopper

5 of the best places to Pick Your Own fruit and vegetables in north Kent and south east London

Making sure you get enough fruit and veg in your diet can be dull, but not when you can get out in the sun and Pick Your Own at a nearby farm.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Fruits, Kent County, England, United Kingdom,

19 hrs ago | Wimbledon Guardian

Cyclist who died in Raynes Park collision named as New Malden man

A cyclist who died after being hit by a car has been named as New Malden man Laurent Patrick Cullinan, known as Patrick.


Related Topix: United Kingdom

21 hrs ago | Sutton Guardian

Husband who assaulted wife at tram stop in Mitcham must do unpaid work and pay fine

Mark Ofeimun, 47, of Devana End, Carshalton , admitted assaulting Dbili Kiasu-Oloruloje by beating on May 3 this year in Tramway Path, Mitcham.


Related Topix: United Kingdom,

Tue Jul 22, 2014


StubHub was victim of cyber fraud ring; arrests to be announced

StubHub's head of global communications, Glenn Lehrman, told Reuters late on Tuesday that his firm has been working with law enforcement around the world for the last year on the case.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security, United Kingdom, US News, US Secret Service

Hampshire Chronicle

Inquest into Peaches Geldof death

A full inquest into the death of Peaches Geldof, who was found slumped dead on a bed at home after taking heroin, will take place today.


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

Richmond and Twickenham Times

A cyclist who was airlifted to hospital after being hit by a dust cart has died.

The 40-year-old was hit in Kew Foot Road by the A316 in Richmond during yesterday's morning rush hour.


Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Hillingdon Times

New appeal over fire death mystery

Kester David whose badly burnt body was found, behind a Travis Perkins building in Bloomfield Lane, Palmers Green in 2010.


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

Croydon Guardian

Have your say on Wimbledon to Sutton Tramlink extension as four possible routes are revealed

Four new routes a tram link between Sutton and Wimbledon could take have been revealed - and you can have your say on them.


Related Topix: Essex County, England, Cheshire County, England, United Kingdom, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel

Knutsford Guardian

Paddington trail to mark new movie

The Paddington Trail is to launch in October and eventually the statues will be auctioned to raise money for charities including the NSPCC.


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

This is Local London

Campaigners scent victory over Warren Farm plans: QPR 'having second thoughts'

CAMPAIGNERS looking to keep Warren Farm open space for the public are welcoming unconfirmed reports that QPR Football Club are considering pulling out of a deal with Ealing Council to develop part of the site.


Related Topix: United Kingdom,

How many Kingstonians are...? Take this quiz to find out how well you know your area

How many people in your part of Surbiton own their house? How many Kingstonians identify as Christian? And how many people in Chessington do not own a car? The Office for National Statistics has combed its census data to create this innovative quiz - so scroll down and put your knowledge to the test.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Surrey County, England,

Wimbledon Guardian

Volunteers collect 25 bags of cans and bottles in Mitcham Common clean-up

The verges of the common near Commonside East are among the areas to benefit from a spruce-up after the efforts of eight dedicated volunteers from the Friends of Mitcham Common group on Sunday, July 20. The group wore high visibility jackets and used litter picking sticks to collect the rubbish after a A 50 grant from Capital Clean-up, a ... (more)


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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

BBC News

VIDEO: The oddities of the City of London

The Corporation of London is the body that runs the City and is a quirk of centuries of history, looking after 8,000 residents and the 300,000 employed within its boundary.


Related Topix: United Kingdom,

Salisbury Journal

'Major concerns' over Taser use

"Major concerns" remain over police using Tasers at point-blank range in what is "purely a means of pain compliance", a watchdog has said.


Related Topix: United Kingdom,

KLIQ-FM Hastings

Ex-Flight Attendant Reveals Celebrity Gossip in First Class

For many travelers flying in coach, the only glimpse of first class they will ever get is a peek between the curtains dividing each airplane cabin.


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

Russia 'loaded the gun' that shot down Malaysian airliner: John Baird

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird appears at a Commons committee on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, April 9, 2014.


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