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2 hrs ago | Hillingdon Times

Weekend storms end summer heatwave

Much of the country is expected to be lashed with downpours, creating a risk of flash flooding, particularly in the west of Britain.

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Related Topix: Weather, World News, United Kingdom

6 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

New Starz TV series based on a Outlandera novels a " kilts and all

Diana Gabaldon, the author of eight “Outlander” novels, was recently asked about what the appeal is of a man in a kilt.

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Related Topix: Diana Gabaldon, Vocal, World News, United Kingdom, Arizona State University

11 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Slovenia ex-premier gets brief prison furlough

Slovenian ex-Prime Minister Janez Jansa was granted a brief prison furlough on Friday to attend the country's first parliamentary session after he won a seat in last month's election.

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Related Topix: Slovenia, World News, Janez Jansa

15 hrs ago | Click Orlando

MH17: 60 experts arrive at Ukraine crash site

The largest group yet of international monitors and experts reached the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine on Friday, where they will push forward with the grisly task of recovering human remains.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Air Accidents

17 hrs ago | WRAL.com

Europe in push to stop violence against women

Fourteen European states are committing themselves to better fight violence against women following the signature of the so-called "Istanbul Convention."

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Related Topix: Bosnia and Herzegovina, World News

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Sunday Herald

Spiers at the Games: my 10 favourite things about Glasgow 2014

Sport is about the competing, but modern professional sport is also about the audience.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

Gawker

One-Legged Drunk Lady Attacks Flight Attendants With Prosthetic

On a flight from Enfindha, Tunisia to Edinburgh, Scotland last night, a drunk woman, apparently angry that flight crew members wouldn't give her cigarettes and/or a parachute, allegedly took off her prosthetic leg and attacked flight attendants with it.

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Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

The Daily Star

Ukraine PM stays on, envoys agree on crash site route

File - Ukrainian tanks stand guard near a field on July 31, 2014 in the village of Debaltseve, in the Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine

WLNS-TV Lansing

Comm Games athlete fined for assault on rival

A Scottish court has ordered an Australian medal winner to pay compensation to a Welsh weightlifter after he admitted head-butting him in the athletes' village at the Commonwealth Games.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Aussie weightlifter arrested for alleged assault

In this image taken Sunday July 27, 2014 Australia's Francois Etoundi bronze medal winner, left, stands on the podium with gold medal winner India's Sathish Sivalingam following the men's 77kg weightlifting final at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 in Glasgow Scotland.

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom

Evening Sun

Haunting memories 70 years since Warsaw Uprising

Kazimierz Mikos ran down a Warsaw street, zig-zagging to avoid the bullets that whizzed past him.

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Related Topix: Poland, World News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Reuters

Elusive Van Morrison headlines 50th Cambridge Folk Festival

When Cambridge City Council decided to hold a music festival in the historic English university town back in 1964, few expected it to be going strong 50 years later.

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Related Topix: World News, Cambridgeshire County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Knitting, Hobbies, Folk

Radio City

Campaign Targets Modern Day Slavery In UK

Last year 1,746 potential victims of trafficking were identified in the UK, a 47% increase on the figure for 2012.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

The Wichita Eagle

Historic English pier engulfed in flames

A fire has broken out on Eastbourne Pier, East Sussex, England, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, East Sussex County, England, Wichita, KS, Health

KCCI-TV Des Moines

WikiLeaks breaks gag order

Australians, intrigued by the latest revelation from WikiLeaks, took to social media to pass on a document they were never meant to see.

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Related Topix: WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, Travel, United Kingdom Travel, World News, United Kingdom, Europe Travel, Australia, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel

BBC News

The dead dog that changed colour twice

From the Victorian era until after World War Two, charity collection dogs were a popular sight in British train stations.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Essex County, England, Greater London County, England

Windsor Beacon

Global authorities on alert over Ebola outbreak

Concerns that the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa that has killed more than 670 people could go global have led to health officials in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong quarantining airline passengers who have shown symptoms of the deadly disease.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Spanish, Catalonia leaders meet on secession push

FILE - In this July 25, 2012 file photo, Artur Mas, president of the Catalan regional government, speaks during an extraordinary parliamentary session on the fiscal pact at the Parliament of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain.

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Cybercast News Service

Spanish, Catalonia leaders meet on secession push

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and the leader of the economically powerful Catalonia region are holding a crucial face-to-face meeting Wednesday in what could be a last chance to resolve a bitter dispute over the region's plans to hold a secession referendum in November.

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Related Topix: Spain, World News, United Kingdom

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Washington Post

Official: Venezuela tried to pressure Aruba

Aruba's top prosecutor said Tuesday that Venezuela ratcheted up various types of pressure against the Dutch Caribbean island and the Netherlands in recent days to try to win the release of a powerful former general wanted on U.S. drug-trafficking charges.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, Drugs, US Military, US Marine Corps

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