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3 hrs ago | Daily World

Study: Fist bumps are less germy than handshakes

It is also a very germy way to greet your fellow humans, much worse than a couple of more casual alternatives, a new study shows.


Related Topix: World News, Ceredigion County, Wales, United Kingdom, E. Coli, Health

7 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

Four men face life prison sentences today for the acid attack murder of Barry Selby

Detectives said that very dangerous men would now be behind bars after the "totally ruthless" attack on the 50-year-old dad in his Bradford home.


Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, World News,

11 hrs ago |

Dragon displays Chard and Ilminster

The dragon is one of 31 scattered around Taunton, Wellington, Wiveliscombe and villages as part of this summer's Taunton Deane Dragon Trail.


Related Topix: Somerset County, England, World News, United Kingdom

15 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

Victorian diseases on the rise in East Lancashire

New figures published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre have revealed sharp increases in gout, with Blackburn with Darwen reporting figures which were well above the national average last year.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Gout, Lancashire County, England, World News, Arthritis

19 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

10,000 watch Commonwealth flotilla

The largest flotilla ever seen on the River Clyde sails into Glasgow as part of the city's Commonwealth Games celebrations Over 10,000 people lined the banks of the Clyde to see the largest flotilla of boats ever to pass through Glasgow.


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

23 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

Controlled blasts after evacuation

A number of controlled explosions have been carried out at a flat where "potentially volatile" substances were found, police said.


Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, World News, Derbyshire County, England

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Salisbury Journal

Commemorations for the start of WW1

A national day of commemoration in the UK and Belgium will mark 100 years since Britain's entry into the First World War, part of an epic four-year project to mark the centenary of the Great War.

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Related Topix: Europe, Essex County, England, World News, Greater London County, England, Prince Harry

Lancashire Telegraph

Summer a 'death sentence' for East Lancashire dogs

THE summer is like a 'death sentence' for increasing number of dogs that are being abandoned when their owners go away on holiday, animal charities claim.


Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, World News,

Bicester Advertiser

Going ga-ga over community radio

The first Radio Horton show with Ted Hanson, seated left, at the controls, with Graham Wilton, seated right, reading the news THIS month Banbury's hospital radio station Radio Horton celebrated its 50th birthday with a long weekend of touring radio.


Related Topix: World News, Northamptonshire County, England, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom

KHOU-TV Houston

Custody death to mar NYC mayor's return from Italy

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family are wrapping up a whirlwind vacation in his ancestral homeland of Italy, complete with cheering crowds, paparazzi and, yes, even proof Italians do eat pizza with a knife and fork.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, New York Government, Hunter College, City University of New York, Columbia University

Andover Advertiser

A&E evacuated due to weed killer

Fire crews were called to University Hospital of North Staffordshire in Stoke-on-Trent just before 7pm yesterday after a child was brought in suffering from an eye irritation.


Related Topix: World News, Cheshire County, England, Staffordshire County, England,

Blackburn Citizen

Drunk East Lancs dad attacked woman after Father's Day meal

A DRUNK dad hurled a pan of broccoli at his 'ex-partner' on Father's Day and repeatedly kicked her when she slipped in it and fell, a court heard.


Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom

Salisbury Journal

Woman, 27, found dead in car named

A woman whose body was found in a burnt-out car has been named in court as 27-year-old Tia Kounota.


Related Topix: Worcestershire County, England, World News, Warwickshire County, England, West Midlands County, England

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Career criminal gang who stole high-value cars and Christmas presents jailed for more than 15 years

THREE 'career criminals' who were part of a burglary gang which attacked dozens of homes across Yorkshire have been jailed for more than 15 years.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, West Yorkshire County, England, World News, North Yorkshire County, England,

Worcester News

British Legion branch needs support in the year that marks the anniversary of the First World War

THE chairman of a long-established Royal British Legion club is urging supporters to rally round to ensure that the club continues to run.


Related Topix: Country, John Mason, Worcestershire County, England, World News,

This is Oxfordshire

Chelsea FC pay tribute to footballer who dies after hotel fall on holiday

A FORMER Chelsea youth player from Oxford, described as the life and soul of the party, has died while on holiday in Turkey.


Related Topix: Oxfordshire County, England, World News,

The Independent

John Brown sex abuse case: Brother of Irish politician Dana Scallon cleared of charges

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Berkshire County, England,

Harvard Hillside

Ex-'X Factor' judge Tulisa fined for blogger blow

British singer Tulisa Contostavlos, centre, arrives at Stratford Magistrates Court, in London, Friday July 25, 2014.

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Cwmbran death crash biker named

The 19-year-old passenger injured in last night's motorbike crash is in a stable condition, Gwent Police said.


Related Topix: Torfaen County, Wales, United Kingdom, Caerphilly County, Wales, World News, Monmouthshire County, Wales,

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Beckett link brings 'Happy Days' back to Northern Irish town

The man who brought an opera to Britain's biggest rock festival is using the enigmatic plays of Samuel Beckett to lure tourists back to a town better known for one of Northern Ireland's worst 'Troubles'.


Related Topix: Fermanagh County, Northern Ireland, World News, Theater, Arts