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A passion for the outdoors and a love of hiking and exploration, as well as a handy first career in electronics engineering, are coming together for Coquitlam resident - and professional freelance map maker - Steve Chapman.
Mr. Spock impersonator Roy Ives, 70, turned down an offer to star in a Swedish porn film titled "The Vulgar Vulcan."
Birmingham Children's Hospital could merge with the city's Women's Hospital under plans put forward by their governing trusts.
The data is revealed in a UKTI report, which states: "Greater Birmingham and Solihull saw the biggest increase in 13/14 with project numbers increasing by 57 per cent from 49 in 2012/13 to 77 in 13/14."
A GANG of 20 from Staffordshire, Manchester and the West Midlands, including one from Redditch and one from Bromsgrove, has been jailed for almost 90 years for stealing more than A 8 million in a sophisticated tax fraud.
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A Hong Kong woman and British man were both tested for the Ebola virus, after traveling back from Africa .The deadliest outbreak of the Ebola virus has been ongoing for the last six months, and now health officials around the world are being told to stay vigilant for signs of the deadly virus -- but once it's spotted is there a guarantee to stop it ... (more)
This weekend's Concerts on the Dock at the Sydney Marine Terminal offers a great time with some favourite Canadian and East Coast performers, like Blue Rodeo and Great Big Sea's Alan Doyle on Friday night, but Saturday's show offers a chance to hear something most Maritimers have probably never heard live from the stage before: the sonically ... (more)
OFFICERS investigating three car-key burglaries which took place in North Worcestershire in as many days are linking the raids.
Pcs Tracy Griffin and Terri Cave dressed in zebra and monkey onesies and later had to arrest a man A pair of off-duty police officers who made an arrest while dressed as a zebra and a monkey have been commended for their bravery.
A FIREFIGHTER hopes to beat the heat when he walks 21 miles in full uniform to raise money for a Worcester hospice.
From the University of Birmingham Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences, City Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom ; and the Thrombosis Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark .
Visiting Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, 17, said her ultimate goal was to ensure education was "100 per cent free".
Four years ago Ellis Holtom, of Stratford-upon-Avon, was born with half a working heart.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 01:51 am
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