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  1. RSPCA West Midlands: Can you give Sisco and Moochy a loving home?Read the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | IcStafford

    Yours has linked up with the RSPCA to help to find homes for pets at the charity's Animal Centre at Newbrook Farm, Frankley Green, Birmingham. Yours has linked up with the RSPCA to help to find homes for pets at the charity's Animal Centre at Newbrook Farm, Frankley Green , Birmingham.

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  2. Van Gaal looking forward to face off against ex-apprentice MourinhoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Globe and Mail

    Louis van Gaal manager of Manchester United looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on October 20, 2014 in West Bromwich, England. Louis van Gaal manager of Manchester United looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on October 20, 2014 in West Bromwich, England.

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  3. Collins: Whing's return has boosted everyone at Oxford UnitedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Heraldseries.co.uk

    THE presence of Andy Whing back in the Oxford United side has prompted other players to raise their game, according to Michael Collins. Groin surgery during the summer meant Whing had to wait until last weekend for his first start of the campaign.

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  4. Is Islam inherently violent? Quest for power - not religion - motivating jihadists, author saysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | National Post

    It's been a tough week for Canadian Muslims. After two tragic deaths attributed to homegrown Islamic terrorists - celebrated on Twitter by fellow jihadists - a predictable backlash has emerged.

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  5. Rugby academy unaffected by Wasps' moveRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Henley Standard

    LONDON Wasps' move from High Wycombe to Coventry will not affect the rugby academy programme at The Henley College. Coach Martin Unsworth confirmed that the Achieving Academic and Sporting Excellence programme, which has 34 players, would continue as the students are aligned to counties rather than clubs.

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  6. Men wanted after A 16 million drugs haul in OldburyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Halesowennews.co.uk

    The heroin was concealed within metal lathes in a sea container which had arrived into London Gateway Port from Pakistan on July 1 and delivered to the unit. Investigators raided the unit on July 5 and arrested three men on suspicion of conspiracy to import heroin aS' a 41-year-old from Bearwood, a 32-year-old from Small Heath and a 33-year-old man from Castle Bromwich.

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  7. 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Told Obama to Quit Bombing PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Gateway Pundit

    The teenager who became the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize Friday told President Barack Obama at a White House meeting last year that she worried about the effect of U.S. drone strikes. The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan, as well as Kailash Satyarthi of India, for pushing for young people's rights, including the right to education.

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  8. Get suited up as Santa for Acorns' festive runRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Redditch Advertiser

    ACORNS Children's Hospice is kick-starting the festive season by calling on Redditch and Bromsgrove residents to suit-up as Father Christmas for its annual Santa Run. Entries are now open for the event taking place at Brindleyplace in Birmingham City Centre on December 6 where hundreds of Santas will bring festive cheer and help support the charity in its work providing care for life-threatened and life-limited children and young people.

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  9. Birmingham City job could 'make or break' the career of the next managerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | IcWalsall

    Former Birmingham City star Kenny Burns has warned that the vacant managerial role could become a 'poisoned chalice' for whoever takes over the St Andrew's hot seat. As the hunt to replace Lee Clark narrows into a suspected two-horse race, football advisor Burns predicted the vacant Blues' job would make or break the career of the eventual new man in charge.

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  10. Former Academy Coach Passes AwayRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Vital Football

    Former Walsall academy goalkeeping coach, Bernard Day sadly passed away earlier this month following a short illness. Family, friends, colleagues and former pupils are expected to turn out for the popular coach's funeral at Sutton Coldfield Crematorium later today .

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  11. Newcastle United hero Alan Shearer could lead with just a stare, says Lee BowyerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Former Newcastle midfielder Lee Bowyer lifts lid on what it was like to play under the captaincy of England and Toon legend Alan Shearer Lee Bowyer has given a unique insight into what it was like to play under the captaincy of Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer . The ex-Toon star revealed it was an honour to play under Big Al and insisted those who didn't sweat blood for the cause didn't last long at St James' Park during Shearer's day.

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  12. Fahid Saber was sentenced at Birmingham Crown CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sthelensstar.co.uk

    A drink-driver who knocked down and killed a university student while speeding along a crowded street at up to 52mph has been jailed for five years. Fahid Saber drove off despite his Volkswagen Polo suffering severe damage, including a smashed windscreen, after he ploughed into 22-year-old Joseph O'Reilly.

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  13. Malala's anti-ISIS message for CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CNN

    Malala Yousafzai poses on stage in Birmingham, England, after she was announced as a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, October 10. Two years ago, the 17-year-old was shot in the head by the Taliban for her efforts to promote education for girls in Pakistan. Since then, after recovering from surgery, she has taken her campaign to the world stage.

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  14. Volunteers strut their stuff for Alzheimer's charityRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    A FASHION show and gift fair organised by Kingswinford fundraisers has raised more than A 2,750 for the Alzheimer's Society. The sell-out event, held at David Lloyd Leisure on October 20, showcased fashions by TU at Sainsbury's and included an array of stalls selling cakes, chocolates, jams, jewellery and handmade gifts.

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  15. JAILED: Driver who ran over and killed Villa fan Jody O'Reilly sent to prison for five yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | IcLichfield

    Fahid Saber, aged 22, of Bromford Lane, Bromford, killed avid Aston Villa fan Jody O'Reilly, who was thrown 40ft through the air, in the early hours smash last December A driver who ran down a pedestrian while speeding on Broad Street and then fled the scene has been jailed for five years. Birmingham Crown Court heard how Saber sped down Broad Street, which was packed with revellers as pubs and clubs emptied, at speeds of up to 50mph.

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  16. The road outside Calshot School in Great Barr is completely flooded.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | IcLichfield

    The road under the railway bridge on Bromford Road in Oldbury is flooded. There is heavy traffic near Fountain Lane / Broadwell Road and traffic is slowing as a precaution because the road is still officially open.

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  17. EVESHAM Vale Triathletes' Casarena Ferreira has secured a place in the West Midlands academy.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Cotswold Journal

    In addition to academy days, athletes benefit from continuous monitoring by coaches with a view to ending up on the world-class programme. In the first trial, Ferreira ran 1,500 metres and produced a personal best of five minutes two seconds in an impressive start.

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  18. Days Out: The National Trust's Kedleston Hall in Quarndon, DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | IcStafford

    Kedleston Hall might not be the most famous historic house in Britain - but it surely has to be one of the finest. It's just a 45-mile drive from the heart of Birmingham city centre via the easy to follow A38, or 35 miles if you live in central Sutton Coldfield.

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  19. Speeding mum in 90mph police chase mocks her sentence on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | IcWalsall

    Castle Vale driver who led cops on high-speed chase with her sister before asking officers for cigarette says: 'Hate me? I'm still going to do my thing' A mum who led police on a 90mph chase with her sister - before asking cops for a cigarette - has mocked her sentence on Facebook. Hours after escaping a prison term, Laura Humpage posted a message which read: "Hate me? I'm still going to do my thing and I hope it annoys you even more."

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  20. Transfer of Stafford Hospital services confirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Staffordshire Newsletter

    An order confirming the transfer of services, which will see patients of Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust treated by neighbouring NHS trusts from November 1, was laid in Parliament earlier today. It also allows for the future dissolution of the trust.

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