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1 hr ago | Bournemouth Echo

Keep your windows closed, warns fire service as smoke from...

The fire service is warning people to keep their windows closed this morning as they continue to fight a blaze at a rubbish tip in Wareham.


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Sun Aug 31, 2014

News Max

Polls Say Scotland Will Spurn Independence, but Are They Right?

Opinion polls, financial markets and bookmakers are unanimous - Scotland will reject independence in a historic referendum next month and the United Kingdom will endure.


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This is Wiltshire

It was such a lovely evening in the Trowbridge garden

Last month - despite threats of thunderstorms Trowbridge Horticultural Society enjoyed a lovely evening at their annual garden party at Victoria Gardens.


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Blaze of glory ends festival season

Edinburgh lights up during the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert, the traditional closing act in the city's busy festival calendar The Scottish capital's festival season has been brought to a close with a display of hundreds of thousands of fireworks lighting up Edinburgh Castle.


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Wiltshire Times

Diver, 41, dies after quarry rescue

The 41-year-old man was pulled out by two divers after getting into difficulties today at Dorothea Quarry near Caernarfon, North Wales.


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Monterey County Herald

In Sandy turnaround test, NYC says it'll meet goal

A city home-repair program has been sprinting to meet a self-imposed deadline to signal a turnaround in Superstorm Sandy recovery, and officials say they're positioned to pass their test of rebuilding both houses and confidence.


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Sutton Guardian

Nigel Farage will join other Ukip representatives for a pro-Union rally in Scotland

UK party leader Nigel Farage will join Scottish party chairman Arthur Misty Thackery, Scottish MEP David Coburn and elected Ukip members from around the UK for the rally in Glasgow on September 12. Mr Thackery told the Press Association: "This rally is to show that the UK is one single united country, and we have our fellow Scots and Britons all ... (more)


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Stalbans Review

Flag row 'deteriorated relations'

Martin McGuinness said the dispute over the flying of a Union flag over Belfast City Hall had caused a deterioration in relations The deterioration in relations between nationalist and unionist politicians in Northern Ireland was sparked by a decision to limit the flying of the Union flag over Belfast City Hall, Deputy First Minister Martin ... (more)


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Stalbans Review

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said the country faces "very real threats"

Prime Minister David Cameron said the intelligence and security services believe that at least 500 Britons had gone to fight in Syria and potentially Iraq The UK's defences against jihadis from Britain and across western Europe need to be stiffened up, a senior Cabinet minister has insisted as David Cameron prepared to set out new counter-terrorism ... (more)


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Larne Today

Crowds turn out in Ballyclare for Royal Black County Antrim demonstration

Around 3,000 members from 79 preceptories took part in the parade from the districts of Larne, Ballymena, Ballymoney, Antrim, Lisburn and the host district of Ballyclare, along with more than 70 bands.


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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Hillingdon Times

George Galloway on his way to hospital after being attacked in London

A 39-year-old man will appear in court tomorrow charged with a religiously aggravated assault on controversial MP George Galloway who was left battered and bruised in an alleged street attack.


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Borehamwood and Elstree Times

1m boost for Armed Forces Memorial

David Cameron has announced A 1 million to maintain the Armed Forces Memorial honouring service personnel who have been killed in conflicts including Iraq and Afghanistan.


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London still busy after UK raises terror threat level

The United Kingdom may have raised its terror threat level, but the streets of London don't appear to be fazed.


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Oxford Mail

Parents appeal for backing to keep disabled girl riding

From left, Lydia Coppola, Wendlebury Gate Stables owner Hazel Offord, Emilia Tranter and instructor Sue Mckecknie with Colin the Pony PARENTS of a severely disabled four-year-old who has therapeutic horse riding lessons are desperate for people to sign a petition to keep a Wendlebury stables open.


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KCCI-TV Des Moines

McCartney appeals to Scotland to stay in UK

Beatles star Paul McCartney became the latest high profile figure to sign a letter calling on Scottish voters to choose to remain part of the United Kingdom in a vote on independence next month.


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Young street dancers reach TV final tonight

India Maynard-Cooney, 11, and Alice Routledge, 13, will be strutting their stuff as members of street dance crew IMD Legion in tonight's live final of Sky's Got To Dance competition.


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This is Oxfordshire

Ice Age flower is still quite at home in balmy Headington

The Lye Valley Nature Reserve is hosting a rare flower - the Grass of Parnassus - which is in bloom at the moment.


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Burglars cause A 1,000 damage in raid

Thieves targeted the house in Outwood Common Road, Billericay, sometime between 12.35pm and 4.30pm on Monday, August 25. They got into the property by smashing through the French doors at the back of the house causing around A 1,000 of damage.


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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Do you recognise this man? Attempted robbery in Chelmsford

The victim, a 19-year-old man from the Rayleigh area, was walking through a car park from Coval Lane in Fairfield Road when he was approached by two men who demanded he hand over his belongings.


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Oxford Mail

Most of county will have fast broadband by late next year

Karl Rolfe demonstrates the technology to Elaine and Derek Baker at Weston-on-the-Green, near Bicester becomes the latest rural community to get high-speed broadband A PROJECT to equip 90 per cent of homes and businesses in Oxfordshire with superfast broadband is on track to be completed by the end of next year, say county council bosses.


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