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3 hrs ago | National Post

Last-ditch appeal from U.K. Prime Minister as history hangs in the balance

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.

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8 hrs ago | 24dash

Historic London Underground HQ to be redeveloped into housing

Transport for London has unveiled plans to turn the London Underground's historic home into new housing but without fulfilling the local borough's commitment to provide 30% 'affordable' housing within new developments. The plans propose to transform the iconic Grade 1 listed 55 Broadway building from "outdated" offices to a residential development with "adjoining affordable and social housing" and improved retail units.

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12 hrs ago | This Is London

Giant mass of foam floats down River Lea in north-east London

Passers-by looked on in amazement as this giant mass of foam floated down the River Lea over the weekend. The huge white mass, which was up to 10ft deep in places, travelled down the river before spilling over the weir at Lea Bridge Road, near Hackney Marsh.

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16 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser

CEO of Govia Thameslink Railway Charles Horton and Rail Minister Claire Perry at Blackfriars Station

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 .

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17 hrs ago | IcNorthWales

Morning news headlines: Bid for anti-IS coalition steps up, Cameron in last-ditch Scotland trip

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.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Independent.ie

Rising Irish star makes London debut

A model is seen at the Danielle Romeril presentation during London Fashion Week Spring Summer 2015 on September 13, 2014 in London, England. A model is seen at the Danielle Romeril presentation during London Fashion Week Spring Summer 2015 on September 13, 2014 in London, England.

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SFGate

Iraqi leader: No need for Arab powers to strike IS

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.

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News Shopper

Parents at Swanley special needs school fight for its future

Parents at a Swanley special needs school are fighting for its future amidst sweeping changes proposed by its council owners. Parkwood Hall School caters for 76 pupils, aged seven to 19, with moderate and severe learning difficulties, some of whom have autism and trouble with speech and communication.

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Tring Today

Clubs and Community

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.

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Statue of singer Amy Winehouse unveiled in London

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.

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Star-Telegram.com

Statue of singer Amy Winehouse unveiled in London

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.

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British PM vows justice after 'act of pure evil'

British Prime Minister David Cameron said this weekend that the apparent beheading of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State militants was an "act of pure evil" and vowed to "hunt down these murderers and ensure they face justice." British PM vows justice after 'act of pure evil' LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron said this weekend that the apparent beheading of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State militants was an "act of pure evil" and vowed to "hunt down these murderers and ensure they face justice."

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Reuters

With drums and flutes, loyalists march in Scotland to keep United Kingdom intact

About 12,000 Protestant unionists march through Edinburgh's Old Town in emotional show of support for keeping Scotland in the United Kingdom. Rough Cut .

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Woman who survived gangs' crossfire describes seeing pal shot dead as killers are jailed

Sabrina Gachette has opened up about the murder of best friend Sabrina Moss after drug dealers Hassan Hussain, Martell Warren and Yasin James were jailed for life Best friends Sabrina Moss and Sabrina Gachette look a picture of happiness as they pose for an iPhone snap at a birthday celebration, writes Mark Christy in the Sunday People . After a fun night dancing and drinking in a club, the girls stopped at a kebab shop on the way home.

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The Star Online

London's famous residents: See how Freud, Holmes, Dickens lived

Deep thinkers within: The Freud Museum in London is Sigmund Freud's former home, where he lived in the last year of his life . His daughter, Anna, also a psychoanalyst, lived there until the 1980s.

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Guardian-series.co.uk

A man suffered electric burns after falling into power cables on a railway.

The man, thought to be 30, was taken to hospital in the early hours of this morning after the fall on the London Overground at Lea Bridge Road in Leyton, between Walthamstow Queens Road and Leyton Midland Road stations. The London Ambulance Service's specialist hazardous environments team said on Twitter as paramedics were rushing to the scene: "On the way to a male who has electrocuted himself on overhead trains lines in Walthamstow."

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Enfield Independent

Entrepreneurs get cash boost from start-up scheme

Yolanda's Discount Hair, in Whitehead Close, Edmonton, was one of over 150 local businesses to receive a helping hand from the scheme Enterprise Enfield, who work alongside the North London Credit Union, based in Enfield. Two years ago, Yolanda Harris set up her online business; however she struggled to expand her profile, stating: "I was not really making any money."

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Hillingdon Times

Catching up with GirlCubed, Ealing's favourite buskers: now a hit across London

THEY are an up-and-coming girl group from Ealing who love blending three-part harmonies and acoustic instruments to create a unique sound. Inspired by the likes of YouTube sensations Pentatonix and Ed Sheeran, GirlCubed like to re-vamp and re-work their favourite tracks.

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SFGate

'New' Scots vote crucial to independence result

On the south side of Glasgow, in the heartland of Scotland's Asian community, support for independence from United Kingdom is strong as Thursday's referendum nears. Colorful displays of Yes posters outnumber those backing the Better Together campaign.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Daily Mail

'Lovely' young father shot dead on his doorstep in south London...

Officers were called to the scene on Tennyson Street, in Battersea, at around 11:30pm last night where they found the victim lying in a pool of blood outside his house. The man, who is believed to have an 18-month-old daughter, was taken to a nearby hospital for surgery but died shortly after 1am.

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