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2 hrs ago | Black Country Bugle

Gordon Hensman's Weatherview

The Battle of the Solent, with the stricken Mary Rose, blown over by a sudden change in the weather, in the centre of the image The following statistics reveal continued global warming.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Tri-City News

Engineering - and hiking - a springboard to map making for Coquitlam man

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.

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Boing Boing

"Spock" turns down XXX role

Mr. Spock impersonator Roy Ives, 70, turned down an offer to star in a Swedish porn film titled "The Vulgar Vulcan."

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Newsday

Hospitals put forward merger plans

Birmingham Children's Hospital could merge with the city's Women's Hospital under plans put forward by their governing trusts.

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Nottingham Evening Post

Greater Birmingham leads UK Foreign Direct Investment surge

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."

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Redditch Advertiser

Local men jailed for their part in 8 million tax fraud

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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The Independent

Over 100 firefighters sent to tackle blaze at the former home of the Cadbury's family

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Independent

Housing crisis will worsen under the next Tory government, Labour claims

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Examiner.com

Hong Kong woman fell ill after arriving from Africa and isolated for Ebola

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)

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The Chronicle Herald

Now Hear this: Sydney's Concerts on the Dock features Canadian, East Coast musicians

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)

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Bromsgrove Standard

Warning after three car key burglaries in North Worcestershire in three days

OFFICERS investigating three car-key burglaries which took place in North Worcestershire in as many days are linking the raids.

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Romsey Advertiser

Miscreant faces law of the jungle

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.

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Evesham Journal

Firefighter hopes to beat the heat for hospice with gruelling trek in full uniform

A FIREFIGHTER hopes to beat the heat when he walks 21 miles in full uniform to raise money for a Worcester hospice.

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Kidderminster Shuttle

'Kidnapped man stripped and beaten' court told

A GANG kidnapped a man outside his home and held him captive in a storage unit where he was stripped naked and beaten with hammers after a A 50,000 business deal went wrong, a court has been told.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Business Journal

In pictures: Birmingham's apartment boom

Birmingham is in the midst of an unprecedented building spree for apartments in the city center.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Circulation

Thrombotic Complications in Heart Failure: An Underappreciated Challenge [Editorials]

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 .

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Andover Advertiser

CCTV bid to catch hit-run thieves

Stills taken from video footage of Pc Gareth Lowe being thrown to the ground as he tries to stop thieves making in a van.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Trinadad Express

Malala: T&T reminds me of home

Visiting Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, 17, said her ultimate goal was to ensure education was "100 per cent free".

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Stratford Herald

Title challenge continues for Whelana s men

Four years ago Ellis Holtom, of Stratford-upon-Avon, was born with half a working heart.

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Bromsgrove Advertiser

YOUNGSTERS have been enjoying specially organised canal trips on county waterways.

Buy this photo A group of young children from Worcestershire Young Carers enjoyed a canal boat trip on the Worcester and Birmingham Canal.

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