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2014/10/01 09:24
2014/10/01 09:24
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LOCAL shop staff reported bumper trade during Culture Day on Saturday. Forres town centre was packed with visitors and performers from Grant Park to Nairn Road. The event, from 11am-4pm on Day four...
2014/10/01 09:24
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2014/10/01 08:31
2014/10/01 08:31
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Three days of ‘house arrest’ for entire population of Sierra Leone 19 September Almost all of Sierra Leone’s six million citizens have been ordered to stay inside for three days. The curfew, which...
2014/09/28 05:20
2014/09/28 05:20
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If racing fan Alan Jackson was going to die anywhere then the racecourse wouldn’t be the worst place. But when the 72-year-old’s heart stopped three times at Chepstow races it turned out to be the...
2014/09/26 15:23
2014/09/26 15:23
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Police investigating a national prostitution and human trafficking ring have arrested a man and a woman in Reading. The pair were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to manage a brothel following the...
2014/09/25 18:51
2014/09/25 18:51
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The immediate shock and pain they felt is hard to over-estimate. But today the couple paid tribute to a group of volunteers who supported them in the immediate aftermath of the blaze. Much of the...
2014/09/25 14:31
2014/09/25 14:31
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More than a million people in Sierra Leone have been ordered into indefinite quarantine in an attempt to stop the spread of the Ebola virus. The move has come into immediate effect, meaning that more...
2014/09/25 10:13
2014/09/25 10:13
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James Phillips, 27, who lived in Battersea, collapsed while running the Reigate Half Marathon with a group of 40 friends including girlfriend Fiona Barnes on Sunday. He suffered a cardiac arrest...
2014/09/24 10:31
2014/09/24 10:31
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The Ebola virus could potentially infect up to 1.4 million people in Liberia and Sierra Leone by January next year, according to a statistical forecast by the US Centre for Disease Control...
2014/09/23 14:26
2014/09/23 14:26
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Re-enactors explained how men were recruited to the army, and displayed some of the weaponry and equipment they would have used. British Red Cross nurses showed how to dress bandages, while guests...
2014/09/22 11:31
2014/09/22 11:31
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A three-day curfew in Sierra Leone, under which the West African country's six million residents were confined to their homes while health workers went door-to-door to investigate the spread of the...
2014/09/19 15:27
2014/09/19 15:27
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DAREDEVILS can take the plunge by abseiling down an 86ft tower for charity. Thrill-seekers can drop from the top of the Naze Tower in Walton this Saturday, from 10am, to raise money for the British...
2014/09/19 11:26
2014/09/19 11:26
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Eight people have been charged following a major police investigation into human trafficking and modern slavery in Plymouth and Cornwall. The five women and three men are charged with conspiracy to...
2014/09/19 08:41
2014/09/19 08:41
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A STREET was evacuated after a stash of First and Second World War explosives were discovered at a house in Bicester yesterday. Residents of Buckingham Crescent were told to leave their homes as Army...
2014/09/18 09:12
2014/09/18 09:12
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One-third of children born could live to 100 years of age – and numbers of people aged 75 and over are expected to double by 2040. Today, there are nearly half a million people aged 90 years and over....
2014/09/17 09:31
2014/09/17 09:31
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President Barack Obama has promised to make the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa a top national security priority, saying yesterday that the world has "a responsibility to act" to tackle the...
2014/09/16 15:26
2014/09/16 15:26
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Eight people have been arrested today after a series of warrants were carried out in Plymouth and Cornwall as part of a major investigation into human trafficking and modern slavery. Search warrants...
2014/09/16 11:31
2014/09/16 11:31
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President Barack Obama is expected to announce plans to send 3,000 US military personnel to Liberia to help tackle the deadly Ebola virus that continues to spread across West Africa. Last month Obama...
2014/09/15 13:12
2014/09/15 13:12
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... Clothes swaps near you Rag Trade Boutique: take your pre-loved designer clothes to the store, they sell them on your behalf, you receive 50% of the sale price as in-store credit. (2 Upper Maudlin...
2014/09/11 13:31
2014/09/11 13:31
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Following calls from the UN for $600 million to fight the Ebola outbreak, philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates have pledged $50 million to help fight the spread of the disease across West...
2014/09/11 13:27
2014/09/11 13:27
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The bbb10K race proved to be a record-breaking success on Sunday morning. The Battel Bonfire Boyes-organised event, which started in 2009, attracted its biggest ever field and produced a new course...
2014/10/01 09:24
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