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  1. Azealia Banks calls for reparations in Twitter rant.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Azealia Banks performs on stage on Day 3 of Reading Festival 2013 at Richfield Avenue on August 25, 2013 in Reading, England. The hip hop star published a series of accusatory tweets on Friday, arguing that major corporations owe African Americans "major bucks" - up to $100 trillion - after profiting from slavery in the 18th century.

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  2. Traditional Boxing Day hunt in English townRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

    DECEMBER 26: Riders of the Heythrop Hunt are greeted by hunt supporters in the town square in Chipping Norton on December 26, 2014 in Oxfordshire, England. Although it its more than 10 years since the Hunting Act was passed by parliament, thousands of people across England and Wales are expected to show their support for hunting on the biggest day of the hunting calendar - the Boxing Day meet.

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  3. Smoke alarm saves Wroughton woman's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

    FIREFIGHTERS say that a smoke alarm saved a woman's life after she was pulled from a house fire this morning. Wiltshire Fiore and Rescue were called to a bungalow in Wroughton in the early hours of Boxing Day after reports of a house fire which may have started in the lounge.

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  4. Smoke from industrial site blaze could come into South Oxfordshire, police warnRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

    Thames Valley Police in West Berkshire said that people should keep their doors and windows shut in case the smoke spreads. The large fire, in the Red Shute Hill Industrial Estate, is being dealt with by police and Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service after reports of several explosions.

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  5. Couple out walking dog on Christmas Day found body of young man hanging from treeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    A couple out for an afternoon walk on Christmas Day made a horrifying discovery when they stumbled across the body of a young man hanging from a tree. The pair, who were out walking their dog, came across the body in woodland next to a play area and a lake shortly after 3pm and immediately dialled 999 on their mobile phone.

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  6. Boxing Day: Delays on the A41 as shoppers head to Bicester VillageRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Bicester Advertiser

    Extra car parks are in place for the 40,000 shoppers who are set to go to the retail outlet for bargains. The outlet's spokeswoman, who didn't want to be named, said: "We have worked really hard to make sure traffic is out of town.

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  7. The 12 babies of Christmas: Meet the newest parents of Reading and WokinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Get Reading

    South Korean couple Sangyoul Jin and Alum Hwang's new son Theo Jin was the first baby of Christmas Day 2014. His delighted parents, dad Sangyoul Jin and mum Alum Hwang, moved to Southcote in March and Mr Jin has been working for the Hibu company in Reading.

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  8. LUFC Byram looking to win vital gameRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Vital Football

    Leeds United defender Sam Byram is looking forward to a rare home game on Boxing Day with Wigan Athletic visiting Elland Road this afternoon. It will be the first time since Leeds beat Hartlepool United 3-1 in 2009 that Leeds have been at home on Boxing Day and the young defender is hoping the side can return to winning ways at Elland Road against Wigan.

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  9. Government cash to support use of electric carsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Get Reading

    Cities in the south-east can bid for a new cash pot of A 35 million to promote electric and ultra low emission vehicles. Reading and Wokingham boroughs have already received A 112,500 and A 265,000 respectively for electric car-charging points.

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  10. On Native GroundTIMID, Passive Reporters Produce Timid, Passive JournalismRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | American Reporter

    If you're like me, at some point in the past few years you've had the conversation about why there are so many dead bodies - fake dead bodies - on television. We have dead bodies lying on slabs in the morgue on most of the "Law & Order" franchises - and there are three of them, plus endless reruns.

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  11. Christmas baby joy for couplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Oxford Mail

    THERE will be more than a few surprise Christmas gifts received in Oxfordshire this morning, but two families are celebrating very special ones. Baby Lily Bond was born at 7.01am today in Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital , weighing seven pounds and 15 ounces.

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  12. St Giles Church packed for annual tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Wiltshire Times

    A PAIR of loan sharks who preyed on vulnerable people in need of cash have both been jailed for 10 months. Exploiting the needy Ronald De La Cruz, who helped run a soup kitchen in Trowbridge, and James Palfrey gave high interest advances before using bully boy tactics when their victims fell behind with repayments.

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  13. Children's presents stolen in Christmas Eve burglary in DidcotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Oxford Mail

    Police said the thieves entered the Itchen Court home, in Didcot, by forcing open a back window between 4pm yesterday and 1am today. They stole wrapped children's toys, as well as family pictures, personalised calendars and a white Samsung tablet, the force said.

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  14. City defies war to celebrate 'Christmas as usual'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Oxford Mail

    Street decorations were in short supply - even Father Christmas appears to have been absent. But shops were gaily decorated, with displays to tempt shoppers.

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  15. Motor ambulance helps move wounded from trains to bedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Oxford Mail

    THE Oxford branch of the St John Ambulance Brigade received a A 500 motor ambulance, which had been subscribed for publicly. It was to be used only in Oxford for the conveyance of the wounded from the station to the hospitals.

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  16. 'Fund it and back it or church will close', parishioners toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Oxford Mail

    Freeland Methodist Church, a listed building which dates from 1807, is facing closure as just a handful of elderly and infirm parishioners are struggling to keep it going amid rising upkeep costs. She said: "We're a small and ageing congregation and the physical upkeep of a 200-year-old building is difficult.

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  17. Cherwell School students wrap up well for Christmas with gift paper businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Oxford Mail

    And tomorrow morning it will be ripped to shreds and heading for recycling boxes or folded and kept for next year. The pupils from Cherwell School, in Marston Ferry Road, set up their business - Alpha - as part of the Young Enterprise scheme.

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  18. Holder on Life by Judith Holder: Your pre-Christmas hell is a party compared to mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Oxford Mail

    Which probably explains why by the time we get to Christmas Day itself, most women are prone to looking terrifying around the carving knife and crying at John Lewis ads about penguins, sometimes simultaneously. The trouble with Christmas is that it brings out both the worst and best in us.

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  19. Second arrest made following stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Oxford Mail

    A 27-YEAR-OLD man was arrested on Sunday in connection with a stabbing that happened in Bicester on Friday night, Thames Valley Police said. She said it was in connection with a stabbing in an alleyway to the rear of The Angel Inn, Sheep Street.

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  20. Fears Binsey land will be built on if village green bid is blocked by Oxford collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Oxford Mail

    Dr Stephen Cobb says residents will hold a meeting over whether to bid for village green status in the new year Picture: OX71812 Andrew Walmsley Buy this photo A BID by an Oxford college to stop land in West Oxford being protected from development has prompted fears there could be building on the site. Christ Church has submitted a "deposit" to Oxfordshire County Council for a parcel of land it owns opposite homes in Binsey, used anually for a village fete for the last seven years.

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