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  1. McNamara: Burgess a born leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Messenger Newspapers

    Sam Burgess can be one of the leaders in Stuart Lancaster's World Cup squad, according to England rugby league head coach Steve McNamara. The 26-year-old Bath centre or flanker was named in Lancaster's 50-strong squad just six months after switching codes but will have a big influence on the group, says McNamara, the former Bradford coach who has maintained regular contact with the player ever since giving him his Super League debut at the age of 17 .


  2. Read our columnist David Barnett's thoughts on some strange goings on ...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

    There is a sign which I drive past frequently which welcomes people to the village of Wilsden , a couple of miles out of Bingley . For as long as I can remember, the sign has proudly proclaimed that Wilsden is twinned with Eppeville, which Wikipedia tells me is "a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France".


  3. Are you interested in accommodation in Wisbech provided by a charitable trust?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Wisbech Standard

    A charity that was set up by the founder of Smedley's canning factory in Wisbech is looking for anybody interested in living in new accommodation which features a warden visit. The SW Smedley Charitable Trust has won planning permission for fourteen new homes for the elderly to add to accommodation already owned by the trustees in West Street Wisbech.


  4. Ulidia expansion plan approved by O'DowdRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Carrickfergus Today

    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. A proposal to increase admission and enrolment at Ulidia Integrated College, Carrickfergus, has been approved by Education Minister John O'Dowd.


  5. Jail sentence for man who attacked and raped woman in alleywayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Wisbech Standard

    At about 10.30pm he offered to walk the victim, a woman in her 30s, home. When she refused, he followed her as she left the pub, continued down a nearby alleyway, grabbed her from behind, forced her to the floor and raped her.


  6. Investments worth nearly A 76m across NorthumberlandRead the original story

    1 hr ago | News Post Leader

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  7. Basildon AC pair Charlotte Skeggs and Kristian Brown win gold medals...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Echo-news.co.uk

    Kristian Brown was a dominant winner in the under-17 men's competition while Charlotte Skeggs just got the better of team-mate Mia Bullman in a thrilling under-17 women's event. Bradley Gittens won a third medal for Basildon on the day as he picked up a silver in the under-13 boys event.


  8. Timeline of landmarks in Ireland's changing attitude to gaysRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ... of struggle for Ireland's homosexual minority to gain greater rights and respect. 1861: Ireland, part of the United Kingdom, becomes subject to the Offences Against the Persons Act that makes or gay male intercourse a crime punishable by up to life ...


  9. Ecclestone challenges $1.5 billion tax demandRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Star Online

    Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has taken legal action against British tax officials after facing a demand for payment of more than 1 billion pounds in relation to a family trust. The 84-year-old told reporters at the Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday that his lawyers had acted because the revenue and customs body "haven't respected an agreement they made back in 2008."


  10. Hatton Garden heist: Ninth man charged in relation to A 60m jewellery raid in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Independent

    Eight other men accused of conspiring to carry out the raid over the Easter bank holiday weekend appeared in court yesterday. Court artist sketch by Elizabeth Cook of the defendants making their first appearance at Westminster Magistrates Court in London on Thursday They have been named as Terry Perkins, 67, from Enfield, John Collins, 74, of Hoxton, Daniel Jones, 58, of Enfield, Hugh Doyle, 48, of Enfield William Lincoln, 59, of Bethnal Green, Brian Reader, 76, of Dartford, Paul Reader, 50, of Dartford, and Carl Wood, 58, of Cheshunt.


  11. Former Stowmarket school's deputy head and care worker given...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | East Anglian Daily Times

    Gerald West, of Martin's Meadow, Gislingham, near Eye, and bus driver-turned-care worker Michael Watts, of Netley Abbey, Southampton, were given a police escort from Ipswich Crown Court after their cases finished. A group of ex-Oakwood pupils stood outside the court waiting for the pair to leave.


  12. Ellingham triumph in a close-run affairRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salisbury Journal

    Ellingham 2nds who play in the Hampshire League County Division 4 South; from left, back row: Andy Donoghue, Ben Warren, Ali Redfern, Luke Creissen, Jim Edwards, Lee Slater; front row: Chris Spry, Ash Hough, Russell Starks , Dean Spicer, James Te A FINE all-round performance from Andy Donoghue ensured a hard-fought two-wicket victory for Ellingham seconds, pictured right, when they entertained Verwood in County Division 4 South at Picket Post. Verwood lost early wickets before Luke Hancock and Eric Pearson steadied the ship but once they were out, the side folded for 131 in 44 overs with Ali Redfern 4-21supported by Jim Edwards and Donoghue, who all claimed 3-3 from five overs.


  13. New scheme to give passengers ability to easily report troublemakersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

    RAIL bosses have kick-started a scheme in East Lancashire which will enable concerned passengers to discretely blow the whistle on train troublemakers. Transport police are giving commuters the opportunity to text reports of rowdy passengers, or vandalism incidents on the Clitheroe to Darwen or Blackburn to Colne lines, through a handy text service.


  14. More of region's food and drink companies need to export, says senior trade exportRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Evening News

    ... - despite it being a significant industry within the region. Alan Pain, regional director for government body United Kingdom Trade and Investments (UKTI), said opportunities were out there for companies, and it was a matter of encouraging SMEs to ...


  15. 'We didn't really think we'd get away with it':...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Independent

    In 1956 Paul Hogan shocked the world by unhooking an Impressionist masterpiece from a wall in the Tate and carrying it calmly out of the gallery Cahal Milmo is the chief reporter of The Independent and has been with the paper since 2000. He was born in London and previously worked at the Press Association news agency.


  16. Three former Oakwood School staff members are sentenced at Ipswich Crown CourtRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Diss Today

    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. Former headteacher Eric De Smith, 76, of Danes Close, Stowmarket, was found guilty on seven charges at a trial in March and April - four offences of indecent assault and three offences of indecency with a child.


  17. Frustrated tenant locked out of his flat smashed through door twiceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Kidderminster Shuttle

    Leon Cook had lost the keys to his Park Lane Stonham Housing Association flat and after days of unsuccessful phone calls to get duplicate keys, he got frustrated and on April 12 he broke the door to get in, said prosecutor Mark Soper. "He damaged the door in order to gain entry to his flat.


  18. Lorry 'well alight' after gas cylinder explosion on A272 near AnstyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bexhill Observer

    Firefighters are currently tackling a lorry blaze on the A272 near Ansty which has closed the road in both directions. The vehicle is reported to be 'well alight' after five of the portable gas cylinders it was carrying exploded and the area has been cordoned off as a precaution with fire crews expecting the final two cylinders to go off.


  19. Leaders of A 1 million heroin wholesale operation in Northamptonshire are jailedRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Northampton Today

    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. Two leading figures in a 1 million wholesale heroin distribution operation out of Northamptonshire have been handed lengthy prison sentences.


  20. To Meet Waste Goals, NYC Needs to Scrap How it Thinks About GarbageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | City Limits

    If not for the occasional metal pipe sticking out of the ground-and methane-capture facilities off in the distance-Freshkills Park could almost pass for the natural habitat it used to be. Geese strut around acres of rolling hills and a clear blue sky is interrupted only by power lines.