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chroniclelive
Captaining England Counties 'pinnacle of career' says Keith LaughlinBlaydon’s Keith Laughlin says captaining England Counties this year will be the
Captaining England Counties 'pinnacle of career' says Keith Laughlin
chroniclelive / Posted 4 hours ago
Blaydon’s Keith Laughlin says captaining England Counties this year will be the proudest moment of his career. Laughlin led Counties on their tour of Romania last summer, and will be in the thick of the action again as they play against Scottish,... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Farming’s next generation brings new energy to the family business Sophie Young (front left) with her father Stephen Wright and Oliver Wright (f
Farming’s next generation brings new energy to the family business
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 11 hours ago
Sophie Young (front left) with her father Stephen Wright and Oliver Wright (front right) with his father John and their flock of sheep. Picture: James Bass Children are usually... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Farming’s next generation brings new energy to the family business Sophie Young (front left) with her father Stephen Wright and Oliver Wright (f
Farming’s next generation brings new energy to the family business
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 11 hours ago
Sophie Young (front left) with her father Stephen Wright and Oliver Wright (front right) with his father John and their flock of sheep. Picture: James Bass Children are usually... Read more
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Daily Mail
How Eugenie became Britain's best connected royal: Kate Winslet. Tracey Emin. And now Hollywood's hottest new star. They ALL wan
How Eugenie became Britain's best connected royal
Daily Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
: Kate Winslet. Tracey Emin. And now Hollywood's hottest new star. They ALL want to be chums with Fergie's daughter Princess Eugenie of York is the second child of Prince Andrew and Fergie The... Read more
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Medical News Today
Eradicating mitochondria from cells may reverse agingFor the first time, scientists have shown that mitochondria - the "powerhouses"
Eradicating mitochondria from cells may reverse aging
Medical News Today / Posted yesterday
For the first time, scientists have shown that mitochondria - the "powerhouses" of cells - are crucial for aging, after finding that removing mitochondria from human cells reduced levels of markers for cellular aging, triggering a process of... Read more
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chroniclelive
Funeral of North East favourite Bill Weeks set to take place on MondayMax Squires, a good friend of the former lecturer, TV food expert, radio person
Funeral of North East favourite Bill Weeks set to take place on Monday
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
Max Squires, a good friend of the former lecturer, TV food expert, radio personality and councillor, will be giving an eulogy at the funeral ahead of a celebration at Bamburgh Castle of Mr Weeks’ life. A former councillor as well as a lecturer in... Read more
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chroniclelive
Rogue cyclists avoid fines for riding on the pavement - but guess what we found in NewcastleBen Ringrose, 20, a medicine student at Newcastle University, said he hasn’t be
Rogue cyclists avoid fines for riding on the pavement - but guess what we found in Newcastle
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
Ben Ringrose, 20, a medicine student at Newcastle University, said he hasn’t been stopped despite cycling being banned on the shopping street. Mr Ringrose said: “I think it depends on the pavement. If you’re on a main road then it probably is bad to... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Mitochondria essential for cellular ageingAn international team of scientists has for the first time shown that mitochond
Mitochondria essential for cellular ageing
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
An international team of scientists has for the first time shown that mitochondria, the batteries of the cells, are essential for ageing. In a study, published today in the EMBO Journal and led by Dr João Passos at Newcastle University, they found... Read more
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Science Daily
Mitochondria shown to trigger cell aging: Batteries of the cells shown to be essential for agingIn a study, published today in the EMBO Journal and led by Dr João Passos at Ne
Mitochondria shown to trigger cell aging: Batteries of the cells shown to be essential for aging
Science Daily / Posted yesterday
In a study, published today in the EMBO Journal and led by Dr João Passos at Newcastle University, they found that when mitochondria were eliminated from aging cells they became much more similar to younger cells. This experiment was able for the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Northumbria and Durham Police fine just one cyclist in the past yearBen Ringrose, 20, a medicine student at Newcastle University, said he hasn’t be
Northumbria and Durham Police fine just one cyclist in the past year
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
Ben Ringrose, 20, a medicine student at Newcastle University, said he hasn’t been stopped despite cycling being banned on the shopping street. Mr Ringrose said: “I think it depends on the pavement. If you’re on a main road then it probably is bad to... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Sir Bobby's Charity On World Cancer DayWhat's being said in the forum now? Ahead of World Cancer Day (Today), Sir Bob
Sir Bobby's Charity On World Cancer Day
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 2 days ago
What's being said in the forum now? Ahead of World Cancer Day (Today), Sir Bobby Robson`s family revisited some of the important work funded by the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, which is helping cancer patients from across the North East and... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Father from Abingdon ready to take on big race for Skye Hall charityA FATHER of two from Abingdon is taking on a 50-mile race this weekend to raise
Father from Abingdon ready to take on big race for Skye Hall charity
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
A FATHER of two from Abingdon is taking on a 50-mile race this weekend to raise cash for Blue Skye Thinking. Serge Convers-Reignier, who lives in Bowgrave Copse, said running for the charity set up in memory of Skye Hall was “close to his... Read more
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Daily Mail
Could this be a CURE for ageing? Scientists make cells young againCould this be a CURE for ageing? Scientists find a way of rejuvenating old cell
Could this be a CURE for ageing? Scientists make cells young again
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Could this be a CURE for ageing? Scientists find a way of rejuvenating old cells to make them young again Scientists proved 'batteries of cells' mitochondria is trigger to ageing When eliminated from ageing cells they became similar to younger... Read more
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chroniclelive
Have Newcastle scientists discovered the secret to eternal youth?Do Newcastle scientists hold the key to eternal youth? Hopes are high a breakt
Have Newcastle scientists discovered the secret to eternal youth?
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
Do Newcastle scientists hold the key to eternal youth? Hopes are high a breakthrough has been made into understanding more about the ageing process. It comes after an international team of scientists, led by a Newcastle doctor, have for the first... Read more
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chroniclelive
Roosh V cancels neo-masculinist meeting in Newcastle over safety fearsDaryush Valizadeh, who goes by the name Roosh V, posted a brief statement on Th
Roosh V cancels neo-masculinist meeting in Newcastle over safety fears
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
Daryush Valizadeh, who goes by the name Roosh V, posted a brief statement on Thursday apologising to his “supporters” whom he said were “let down by my decision”, but said he “could not stop men meeting in private groups”. Newcastle was signalled... Read more
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chroniclelive
Roosh V Newcastle rally: Blogger who advocates rape is given cold shoulder across the UKA petition of 40,000 names is adding weight to calls to ban events organised by
Roosh V Newcastle rally: Blogger who advocates rape is given cold shoulder across the UK
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
A petition of 40,000 names is adding weight to calls to ban events organised by controversial blogger Roosh V. Calling himself Roosh V, the American anti-feminist - real name Daryush Valizadeh - is facing a mounting tide of criticism after claiming... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Cancer no longer a death sentence says survivor Nichola Wymark as figures show fall in number of deaths from the disease Nichola Whymark, breast cancer survivor, has been speaking about her experien
Cancer no longer a death sentence says survivor Nichola Wymark as figures show fall in number of deaths from the disease
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
Nichola Whymark, breast cancer survivor, has been speaking about her experience for World Cancer Day. More people in our region... Read more
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chroniclelive
Newcastle students protest at the decision to axe maintenance support grantsThe Government’s decision to cut the grants means that from September half a mi
Newcastle students protest at the decision to axe maintenance support grants
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
The Government’s decision to cut the grants means that from September half a million students in England and Wales will no longer receive up to £3,387 to help them with their studying costs. Representing Newcastle’s biggest student area, Ouseburn... Read more
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chroniclelive
Newcastle City Council meeting recap: Student grant cuts and Metro delays on the agendaNewcastle Civic Centre That’s all from today’s council meeting. We’ll have a
Newcastle City Council meeting recap: Student grant cuts and Metro delays on the agenda
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
Newcastle Civic Centre That’s all from today’s council meeting. We’ll have a full round-up story on the meeting and the motions passed online later. Thanks for following along. Finally the council has voted on the motion to support a move to sign... Read more
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chroniclelive
Sir Bobby Robson's family see how his legacy continues to help save livesSir Bobby Robson’s widow and family paid an emotional visit to see how his memo
Sir Bobby Robson's family see how his legacy continues to help save lives
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
Sir Bobby Robson’s widow and family paid an emotional visit to see how his memory continues to live on in the life-saving work he started. Mark said: “We receive regular updates about everything the Foundation funds and it also means a lot to us to... Read more
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chroniclelive
Ex Newcastle University Boat Club members complete 3,000 mile race across the AtlanticBritish team All Beans No Monkeys completed a gruelling 3,000-mile journey acro
Ex Newcastle University Boat Club members complete 3,000 mile race across the Atlantic
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
British team All Beans No Monkeys completed a gruelling 3,000-mile journey across the Atlantic Ocean in an impressive time, beating 20 other teams in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge. Their journey began on December 20 in La Gomera in the... Read more
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FOX News
FDA weighs evidence on producing '3-parent' embryosU.S. medical advisers are considering whether there is scientific justification
FDA weighs evidence on producing '3-parent' embryos
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
U.S. medical advisers are considering whether there is scientific justification for allowing human studies of a controversial procedure known as "three-parent in vitro fertilization (IVF)," a technique supporters say could prevent horrific genetic... Read more
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FOX News
US scientists successfully make embryos with 2 women, 1 manScientists in Oregon have created embryos with genes from one man and two women
US scientists successfully make embryos with 2 women, 1 man
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
Scientists in Oregon have created embryos with genes from one man and two women, using a provocative technique that could someday be used to prevent babies from inheriting certain rare incurable diseases. The researchers at Oregon Health & Sciences... Read more
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Northern Echo
Sir Bobby’s charity helping cancer victims years after his deathMark Robson said: “We receive regular updates about everything the foundation f
Sir Bobby’s charity helping cancer victims years after his death
Northern Echo / Posted 3 days ago
Mark Robson said: “We receive regular updates about everything the foundation funds and it also means a lot to us to hear at first hand what’s happening. “The charity contributed a total of almost £3m to help fund these three projects alone, which... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Is this you getting engaged in front of a city's historic monument?Emma Barratt, 24, who was a student at Newcastle University at the time, is hop
Is this you getting engaged in front of a city's historic monument?
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
Emma Barratt, 24, who was a student at Newcastle University at the time, is hoping to show them the heart-warming picture. She looked down by chance from a window of the pub overlooking the Monument to see a man clad in a grey coat and cap get on... Read more
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Northern Echo
Family affected by cancer has pledged to raise awarenessAt the time Lauren, a third year politics student at Newcastle University, was
Family affected by cancer has pledged to raise awareness
Northern Echo / Posted 4 days ago
At the time Lauren, a third year politics student at Newcastle University, was making plans for an exciting trip to Asia and was due to leave in August, travelling with friends before she started her year placement at university in Hong... Read more
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chroniclelive
A fond farewell to North East farmers' champion Bill Weeks who has died at the age of 88A friend and colleague has paid tribute to farmers’ friend Bill Weeks, one of t
A fond farewell to North East farmers' champion Bill Weeks who has died at the age of 88
chroniclelive / Posted 4 days ago
A friend and colleague has paid tribute to farmers’ friend Bill Weeks, one of the North East’s great personalities, who has died at the age of 88. The former Journal columnist was a well-known figure in the region for decades as a TV food expert,... Read more
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Science Daily
Seaweed offers solution to transporting stem cells, wound treatmentChe Connon, Professor of Tissue Engineering at Newcastle University explains: "
Seaweed offers solution to transporting stem cells, wound treatment
Science Daily / Posted 5 days ago
Che Connon, Professor of Tissue Engineering at Newcastle University explains: "The stem cells are surrounded by an alginate gel which protects them from the environment -- a bit like frogspawn. We found them unchanged even after three days at room... Read more
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chroniclelive
Great North Run founder Brendan Foster set to receive the Freedom of the City of NewcastleThe accolade is given to people of distinction for their services to the city a
Great North Run founder Brendan Foster set to receive the Freedom of the City of Newcastle
chroniclelive / Posted 5 days ago
The accolade is given to people of distinction for their services to the city and is the highest award the authority can bestow. Mr Foster, 68, who was born in Hebburn , won the 1976 Olympic 10,000m bronze medal as well as bagging the 5,000m gold at... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Newcastle University scientists use seaweed extract to develop 'Stem-gell' bandage for wound healingPublishing in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine Professor Che Connon and Dr Ste
Newcastle University scientists use seaweed extract to develop 'Stem-gell' bandage for wound healing
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
Publishing in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine Professor Che Connon and Dr Stephen Swioklo describe the low-cost seaweed solution. Che Connon, Professor of Tissue Engineering at Newcastle University explains: "The stem cells are surrounded by an... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
£9,000 raised for 20-year-old Leeds woman battling brain tumourMore than £9,000 has been raised to support a 20 year old Leeds woman who is ba
£9,000 raised for 20-year-old Leeds woman battling brain tumour
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 5 days ago
More than £9,000 has been raised to support a 20 year old Leeds woman who is battling an inoperable brain tumour. Sara Djoudi, from Potternewtown, was first diagnosed with the tumour aged 14, but was successfully treated in the United States. But... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
£9000 raised for 20-year-old Leeds woman battling brain tumourMore than £9,000 has been raised to support a 20 year old Leeds woman who is ba
£9000 raised for 20-year-old Leeds woman battling brain tumour
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 6 days ago
More than £9,000 has been raised to support a 20 year old Leeds woman who is battling an inoperable brain tumour. Sara Djoudi, from Potternewtown, was first diagnosed with the tumour aged 14, but was successfully treated in the United States. But... Read more
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Toronto Star
Why this praying mantis is wearing 3D glassesPraying mantises at Newcastle University in the U.K. have been outfitted with t
Why this praying mantis is wearing 3D glasses
Toronto Star / Posted 7 days ago
Praying mantises at Newcastle University in the U.K. have been outfitted with tiny 3D glasses and treated to special screenings as part of an experiment that researchers hope will inform our understanding of 3D vision in humans and possibly even... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Mystery man found dead in Saddleworth could have travelled from another countryArabic writing on a medicine bottle found with his body has led detectives to t
Mystery man found dead in Saddleworth could have travelled from another country
Manchester Evening News / Posted 7 days ago
Arabic writing on a medicine bottle found with his body has led detectives to think that the man may not even be from the UK. Officers may now need to widen their investigation even further after discovering that the drug - which was not prescribed... Read more
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chroniclelive
North East news RECAP: Latest breaking news, sport, weather, traffic and travel updatesA person battles against the wind and rain That’s all from me and the team at
North East news RECAP: Latest breaking news, sport, weather, traffic and travel updates
chroniclelive / Posted 7 days ago
A person battles against the wind and rain That’s all from me and the team at Chronicle Towers this evening. We’ll be back on the daily news blog from 6.30am Monday but you can follow all the breaking news, travel and sport stories on the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Pioneering technique from Newcastle University to use stem cells and seaweed to heal woundsA pioneering team of North East medics have taken the unprecedented step of enc
Pioneering technique from Newcastle University to use stem cells and seaweed to heal wounds
chroniclelive / Posted 8 days ago
A pioneering team of North East medics have taken the unprecedented step of encasing stem cells in seaweed to treat wounds. It is hoped the revolutionary treatment can be used by paramedics and even in war zones to treat injured soldiers. The... Read more
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Times of Malta
Stem cells put into plasters and bandages thanks to seaweed techniqueStem cells have been put into plasters and bandages to help heal wounds for the
Stem cells put into plasters and bandages thanks to seaweed technique
Times of Malta / Posted 8 days ago
Stem cells have been put into plasters and bandages to help heal wounds for the first time thanks to a new technique involving seaweed, scientists have said. Encasing stem cells in alginate gel makes them more practical to use and easy to store,... Read more
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chroniclelive
Newcastle University students to hold stem cell donor registration event for Match4Lara campaignPeople from across the North East are being urged to sign up as potential stem
Newcastle University students to hold stem cell donor registration event for Match4Lara campaign
chroniclelive / Posted 8 days ago
People from across the North East are being urged to sign up as potential stem cell donors, after a campaign to find a match for a young woman with leukaemia went viral. But when Lara Casalotti was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia, the rare... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Altrincham student involved in Croatian horror bus smash still battling to recover more than two years onA university student whose dream holiday turned into a nightmare after he and h
Altrincham student involved in Croatian horror bus smash still battling to recover more than two years on
Manchester Evening News / Posted 8 days ago
A university student whose dream holiday turned into a nightmare after he and his friends were injured in a horror smash in Croatia is still battling to recover from the ordeal. The friends, aged 19 and 20, were rushed to Karlovac hospital – many... Read more
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chroniclelive
Gosforth carjacking: Residents tell of their shock after a pensioner is assaultedResidents have spoken of their shock after an 85-year-old man was carjacked in
Gosforth carjacking: Residents tell of their shock after a pensioner is assaulted
chroniclelive / Posted 9 days ago
Residents have spoken of their shock after an 85-year-old man was carjacked in an early morning attack. They assaulted him, threw him against a wall and sped off in his car towards Salters Road. The car is a three-door silver Ford Fiesta,... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Dovestone plane crash survivor is not mystery man found dead at Indian's HeadThe man found dead near the site of a 1949 air crash near Dovestone Reservoir i
Dovestone plane crash survivor is not mystery man found dead at Indian's Head
Manchester Evening News / Posted 10 days ago
The man found dead near the site of a 1949 air crash near Dovestone Reservoir is NOT a childhood survivor of the disaster, police have revealed. One explanation was that the man was a childhood survivor of an infamous 1949 crash which claimed 24... Read more
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Daily Record
Bereaved Fife parents turn heartbreak into hopeAS THEY cradled their newborn boy in their arms, Jennifer and Andy Gill could n
Bereaved Fife parents turn heartbreak into hope
Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
AS THEY cradled their newborn boy in their arms, Jennifer and Andy Gill could never have imagined that just a few weeks later their world would fall apart. A biopsy confirmed a diagnosis of congenital rhabdoid tumour, which affects only two to three... Read more
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Gazette News
Oarsome foursome in record Atlantic rowing featFour school friends have sailed into the history books after tackling the world
Oarsome foursome in record Atlantic rowing feat
Gazette News / Posted 10 days ago
Four school friends have sailed into the history books after tackling the world's toughest rowing race in record time. Angus Collins, Gus Barton, Joe Barnett and Jack Mayhew defied tropical storms, hallucinations and agonising pressure sores during... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Oarsome foursome in record Atlantic rowing feat « Shropshire StarAngus Collins, Gus Barton, Joe Barnett and Jack Mayhew defied tropical storms,
Oarsome foursome in record Atlantic rowing feat « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 10 days ago
Angus Collins, Gus Barton, Joe Barnett and Jack Mayhew defied tropical storms, hallucinations and agonising pressure sores during the 3,000-mile journey to the finish line in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge. The team, Ocean Reunion, was... Read more
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Bury Times
Oarsome foursome in record Atlantic rowing featFour school friends have sailed into the history books after tackling the world
Oarsome foursome in record Atlantic rowing feat
Bury Times / Posted 10 days ago
Four school friends have sailed into the history books after tackling the world's toughest rowing race in record time. Angus Collins, Gus Barton, Joe Barnett and Jack Mayhew defied tropical storms, hallucinations and agonising pressure sores during... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Oarsome foursome in record Atlantic rowing featFour school friends have sailed into the history books after tackling the world
Oarsome foursome in record Atlantic rowing feat
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Four school friends have sailed into the history books after tackling the world's toughest rowing race in record time. Angus Collins, Gus Barton, Joe Barnett and Jack Mayhew defied tropical storms, hallucinations and agonising pressure sores during... Read more
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Harrow Times
Oarsome foursome in record Atlantic rowing featFour school friends have sailed into the history books after tackling the world
Oarsome foursome in record Atlantic rowing feat
Harrow Times / Posted 10 days ago
Four school friends have sailed into the history books after tackling the world's toughest rowing race in record time. Angus Collins, Gus Barton, Joe Barnett and Jack Mayhew defied tropical storms, hallucinations and agonising pressure sores during... Read more
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This is West Country
Oarsome foursome in record Atlantic rowing featFour school friends have sailed into the history books after tackling the world
Oarsome foursome in record Atlantic rowing feat
This is West Country / Posted 10 days ago
Four school friends have sailed into the history books after tackling the world's toughest rowing race in record time. Angus Collins, Gus Barton, Joe Barnett and Jack Mayhew defied tropical storms, hallucinations and agonising pressure sores during... Read more
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Bolton News
Oarsome foursome in record Atlantic rowing featFour school friends have sailed into the history books after tackling the world
Oarsome foursome in record Atlantic rowing feat
Bolton News / Posted 10 days ago
Four school friends have sailed into the history books after tackling the world's toughest rowing race in record time. Angus Collins, Gus Barton, Joe Barnett and Jack Mayhew defied tropical storms, hallucinations and agonising pressure sores during... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Oarsome foursome in record Atlantic rowing feat The Ocean Reunion team celebrates after completing the gruelling 3,000-mile r
Oarsome foursome in record Atlantic rowing feat
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
The Ocean Reunion team celebrates after completing the gruelling 3,000-mile race in 37 days nine hours and 12 minutes (Ben Duffy/PA) Four school friends have sailed into the history books after... Read more
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