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  1. 10 charged in child grooming probeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Somerset County Gazette

    The men, nine of whom are Asian, are accused of a catalogue of serious sex offences against seven victims, aged as young as 13 at the time of the alleged offences, between 2005 and 2013. They were held after police launched Operation Doublet into the child sexual exploitation of teenage girls by older men in Rochdale.

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  2. VIDEO: Secretary of State Eric Pickles in TauntonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Somerset County Gazette

    CONSERVATIVES Rebecca Pow, who is standing at the General Election in Taunton Deane, and district council leader John Williams got a big hug from Eric Pickles, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. Mr Pickles was in Taunton to check out the first council homes being built in the town for 20 years.

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  3. Pre-election campaign aims to raise profile of farming debatesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Eastern Daily Press

    The National Farming Union's "Great British Food Gets My Vote" campaign urges politicians to put agricultural issues at the heart of their manifesto, and to ask the public to continue buying British food. As part of the imitative, the NFU is taking out adverts in national newspapers and encouraging farmers to invite their local MP onto the farm.

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  4. Woman in her 30s pleads guilty to engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IcNetwork

    Kelly Jane Richards, of Mountain Ash, has pleaded guilty to one charge of sexual activity with a child and will be sentenced Kelly Jane Richards, of Mountain Ash, is accused of having penetrative sex with a 15-year-old boy and will face trial at Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court. It's looking unlikely the case will start before the court breaks for lunch, but Huw will stick around to make sure.

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  5. Bentaleb targets top-four finishRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newsday

    Nabil Bentaleb has urged Tottenham to put their Capital One Cup final loss behind them and push for a top-four finish in the Premier League. "We have only the Premier League to focus on and it will be a good race for the top four," Bentaleb said.

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  6. Islamic State's 'Jihadi John' won't have the same impact unmaskedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Japan Times

    As "Jihadi John," he was a terrifying figure, his identity concealed by a black mask, his threatening tone backed up by his oversize, serrated knife and his willingness to use it in the name of Islamic State and its self-declared caliphate. His professional-looking videos began with a political rant and ended with his victims lying dead at his feet, severed heads cupped in the sands of Syria.

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  7. Sam Smith to play Thetford Forest live gig this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ely Standard

    Grammy-award winning vocalist Sam Smith has been announced as the final name in this summer's Thetford Forest live music line-up. The multi-platinum selling singer will appear at High Lodge on Friday, July 3, with tickets going on sale this Friday.

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  8. Plaque unveiled in honour of a Soham man who saved an historic buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ely Standard

    Councillor John Palmer was among a small group of people who opposed plans to pull down the town's redundant North Chapel in the early 1990s and succeeded in having the building listed by English Heritage. He later acted as chairman of the Soham North Chapel Charitable Trust, securing grant funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund to carry out vital repairs.

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  9. School becomes second to offer cadet courseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ely Standard

    Cambridgeshire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Sir Graham Bright has announced the launch of a second Volunteer Police Cadet Unit at Soham Village College in April. Following the successful pilot scheme established last year at the Thomas Deacon Academy in Peterborough, this second Cadet unit will be hosted by Soham Village College.

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  10. Drug drivers can now be tested on the roadside say Cambridgeshire PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ely Standard

    As well as making it easier to catch and convict drug drivers of illegal drugs, the new, less complex legislation provides prescribed limits for legal substances. Chief Inspector Richard Hann, head of the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire road policing unit, said: "We welcome the new legislation.

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  11. Bistro Cassis: Quaint Parisian Bistro Cools Down MidtownRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Miami New Times

    Walking into the newly-opened Bistro Cassis, you're bound to notice some very authentic French decor touches. Subway tiles, a huge mural of the Paris Metro, and a large chalkboard menu filled with daily specials like coq au vin set the mood.

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  12. Fresh racism allegations against Chelsea fansRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | RTE.ie

    Police in England have launched an investigation after reports of racist and abusive behaviour from Chelsea fans on a train from London to Manchester on Sunday night. British Transport Police said they were called to meet the train as it entered Stoke station, and asked four men to leave the train.

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  13. Fat Vicar' guilty of abusing boyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South End Standard

    A FORMER priest at an Eastwood church has been found guilty of sexually abusing a teenage boy at a children's home. Tony McSweeney, 68, dubbed the "fat vicar", is facing jail after being found guilty of indecent assault and three counts of making indecent images of children.

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  14. PUBS and clubs now have a new weapon in the fight to stop under-age drinkers using fake IDs.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South End Standard

    Rochford -based Q-Systems has developed the new ID scanner which aims to catch out youngsters using a range of forged identity documents. Rayleigh 's Pink Toothbrush nightclub is already using one and Q-Systems says it has interest from leading venues in London.

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  15. Lorry hits bridge on Doncaster RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Pontefract and Castleford Express

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The trailer of a lorry was badly damaged after it hit the railway bridge, close to The Redbeck Cafe, on Doncaster Road, in Crofton just after 10.30am.

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  16. Teachers laughed out loud in the staff room while reading out...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IcNetwork

    Jill Evans, former head teacher of Heolgerrig Primary School in Merthyr, faces 11 allegations by the General Teaching Council for Wales Teachers laughed out loud in the staff room while reading out confidential emails and making fun of parents, a professional hearing has been told. Jill Evans, former head teacher of Heolgerrig Primary School in Merthyr Tydfil , has been called before the General Teaching Council for Wales to She denies all of the allegations of professional misconduct , relating to her time at the school between 2007 and 2010.

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  17. Emwazi 'was bullied at school'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Campaignseries.co.uk

    The British extremist known by the nickname 'Jihadi John', as MI5 officers have reportedly questioned former teachers of Briton Mohammed Emwazi. Jo Shuter, the former headteacher of Quintin Kynaston, said she is horrified ex-pupil Mohamed Emwazi is the Islamic State fighter shown beheading Western hostages of the terror group.

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  18. World champion to star at Cwmcarn Mountain Bike Dirt DayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Campaignseries.co.uk

    David Power The first is of me when I was "Rider of the Week" at Bike Park Wales with Manon Carpenter. She is not only the Welsh downhill champion but also champion of the world.

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  19. Woman assaulted when youths tried to steal dogRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Flintshire Standard

    Police say the incident happened at 4.30pm on Friday when the woman was exercising a German Shepherd and a St Bernard puppy in a field off Ruthin Road, Bwlchgwyn, Wrexham. A flatbed truck carrying scrap metal pulled up alongside the field and two youths aged about 15 got out and approached her.

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  20. Children are given tasty giftRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ilkley Gazette

    YOUNGSTERS were given a sweet treat when a large chocolate snowman was donated to the Children's Heart Surgery Fund at Leeds General Infirmary. The snowman was originally won by pub regular Alan Garforth in a Christmas and New Year Charity Draw at the White Cross Inn, Guiseley.

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