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42 min ago | Lancashire Telegraph

'Notorious' East Lancs cocaine kingpin's life of luxury

Businessman Darren Bowling was involved in a conspiracy to supply the drugs which spread across the North West and the entire country, police said.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater Manchester County, England, Staffordshire County, England, Prison,

4 hrs ago | Daily Journal

Debaters hope to sway undecided in Scotland vote

Scotland's long debate over whether the country should become independent has proved a bonanza for printers of bumper stickers, posters, balloons and even umbrellas.

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

9 hrs ago | Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Capaldi's grandfather shot himself

Peter Capaldi makes his debut in Doctor Who with a trip to Victorian London - but if he was ever tempted to take the Tardis back to 1913 Glasgow, he could find himself in the middle of a real-life drama involving his own grandparents.

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Related Topix: Paul McGann, Peter Capaldi, World News, United Kingdom

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Live Science

Fire Breather Gets Pneumonia From Ingesting Fuel

A novice fire breather in Europe ended up in the emergency room with pneumonia after he inhaled and swallowed and a chemical called paraffin during a performance, according to a new report of his case.

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Related Topix: Macedonia, World News

ABC News

Administration Condemns Russian Move Into Ukraine

The Obama administration on Friday denounced the movement of a Russian convoy into Ukraine, citing it as the latest provocation by Moscow along the highly volatile eastern border of the former Soviet republic.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Germany

Washington Times

2 French girls apprehended as would-be Islamic State recruits

Two French girls, aged 15 and 17, have been captured by a security net that authorities are using to ferret out citizens who are considering traveling to other countries to join jihads.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Terrorism

The Washington Post

Merkel slams Russia over Ukraine convoy

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has accused Russia of risking a further escalation of the conflict in eastern Ukraine by sending an aid convoy into the region without Kiev's permission.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany

CNews

British Muslim calls for action on jihadi subculture after beheading video

LONDON/BAGHDAD - A British Muslim leader called on Thursday for action to tackle a jihadi sub-culture after an Islamic State video showed a suspected Briton beheading U.S. journalist James Foley held hostage in Syria.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Prison, Iraq, Middle East

York Press

Referendum campaign in final stage

The Scottish independence referendum campaign enters its final stage today with just four weeks to go until the fate of the nation is revealed.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Lothian County, Scotland, Pop/Rock, The Proclaimers, Pension

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Messenger Newspapers

Report backs 'sterlingisation' plan

Using the pound without a formal currency union could give an independent Scotland a more stable economy than the rest of the UK, a leading think tank has suggested.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

PhysOrg Weblog

A novel pathway for prevention of heart attack and stroke

A recent Finnish study could pave the way for preventing brain and cardiac ischemia induced by atherosclerosis.

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Related Topix: Heart Attack, Health, Finland, World News, Circulation, Medicine, Genetics

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Romania: Ex-PM imprisoned for corruption released

Adrian Nastase, the highest-ranking Romanian official to be sent to prison since 1989, shot himself in the neck in an apparent suicide bid when he was handed a two-year sentence in 2012 for illegally raising funds for a failed presidential bid.

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Related Topix: Romania, World News

ABC News

A Look at Govt Ransom Polices in US, Europe

A look at how the United States and various European nations have dealt with hostage-taking and ransom demands for their citizens in recent years: U.S. policy prohibits government negotiation with terrorists, including paying ransom demands.

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Related Topix: Italy, Francois Hollande

Tay FM

James Foley's 'British' Killer...

This is what is known so far of the Islamic State militant who appears in a propaganda video that shows the beheading of Mr Foley.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

The Republic

5 Ukrainian troops killed; fierce battles reported

Five troops were killed and two civilians died in the past 24 hours in rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine as government troops pressed to recapture more territory from pro-Russian separatists.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine,

Messenger Newspapers

Tributes to peacemaker Reynolds

The 81-year-old served one of the shortest terms on record as leader of the Republic but his tireless work on the Northern Ireland peace process secured his legacy.

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Related Topix: Sinn Fein, Ireland, World News, Fianna Fail (Ireland), Irish Republican Army

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

French ex-prime minister seeks nod for '17 vote

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.

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Related Topix: France, World News, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Missouri

Messenger Newspapers

Millions to spend bank holiday away

More than two million Britons will head overseas for the bank holiday weekend, with those staying at home having to contend with busy roads and disrupted rail journeys.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, North America Travel, Travel, Mexico Travel, Barcelona, Spain Travel, Europe Travel, Spain Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

German Chancellor Angela Merkel smiles as she arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

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Want to stay slim? Leave the car at home

Leaving the car at home and getting to work by walking, cycling or public transit is good for your health, a new study indicates.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

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