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Britain plans political upheaval after Scot vote

Click photo to enlarge LONDON (AP) — The saga of Scottish independence is over, but a new journey of political upheaval is only beginning for the United Kingdom. Prime Minister David Cameron responded Friday to the passion of the failed Scottish breakaway by promising sweeping new powers to the U.K.’s regions. Scotland’s rebellious spirit and England’s own movement for more …

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Shane Lowry takes second round lead at Wales Open

Shane Lowry leads the Wales Open after the second round in Newport Stephen Gallacher missed the cut on last showing before Ryder Cup debut Lee Westwood almost followed him before being rescued by pair of birdies Jamie Donaldson could become the first Welshman to win tournament  By Pa Reporter Published: 18:35 EST, 19 September 2014 | Updated: 18:35 EST, 19 …

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“Voluntary Council Merger Should Be Considered” Says Wrexham AM

Wrexham Council should be open to discussions about the possibility of merging voluntarily with other Local Authorities. That is the view of Wrexham Assembly Member Lesley Griffiths who is disappointed Wrexham Council have rejected proposals to participate in a voluntary merger with Flintshire County Council. A Commission on Public Service Governance and Delivery published their findings earlier this year which …

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Talking point: Karanka could have the team to deliver a long overdue promotion …

THERE is something exciting happening at Middlesbrough, now Aitor Karanka just has to make everything tick. For the first time since, arguably, relegation from the Premier League in 2009, Boro have strength in depth. Karanka’s options are extensive, so he knows if one player suffers an injury he should have the men in reserve to slot in. Three defeats from …

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Office workers ‘should stand more,’ Cardiff seminar hears

18 September 2014 Last updated at 20:20 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Some call centre staff stand up to do their job Office workers should avoid sitting for prolonged periods if they want to cut their risk of diabetes and heart disease, a seminar has been told. Instead they should have walking meetings and walk to …

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Marshall urges Ulster top brass to let locals coach

David Kelly Twitter Email Published 17/09/2014 | 02:30 0 Comments Share Facebook Twitter Google Email Luke Marshall is happy with the current coaching set-up at Ulster. Photo: Oliver McVeigh / SPORTSFILE Regardless of whether Ulster are gently persuaded to select an all-local coaching set-up imposed from IRFU HQ, centre Luke Marshall has offered his full backing for the current coaching …

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London Marathon

Run for Crimestoppers in the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon The ballot for the 2015 run is closed but, if you haven’t been successful, there’s still a chance to take part… We have golden bond places available and are looking for entrants to run for us. Last year we had 32 participants who raised almost £60,000 to fight crime. We …

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Ceri Ann Sullivan was not wearing seatbelt in crash – inquest

17 September 2014 Last updated at 12:52 ET Ceri Ann Sullivan was a care worker A young mother killed when she lost control of her car in Cardiff was not wearing a seatbelt, an inquest heard. Ceri Ann Sullivan, 21, from Cyncoed, lost control of her Renault Clio on the A48 near St Mellons on 24 May, 2014. Cardiff Coroner’s …

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Cardiff Dogs’ Home wins gold award

​The RSPCA Cymru has announced that Cardiff Dog’s Home has been awarded a prestigious RSPCA Gold Standard Footprint Award. The gold award, in the Stray Dogs category, follows a number of years when Cardiff won silver awards and recognises Cardiff Council’s continued commitment to animal welfare. The RSPCA Community Animal Welfare Footprints scheme comprises four areas of service provided by …

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How Scotland could lead the way towards a federal UK

The Scottish independence referendum, whichever side one is on, has demonstrated the civic spirit of this country. Engaging in a mobile debate on the main street of Dunfermline or Inverness, hearing a heartfelt plea for the union from a 15-year-old schoolboy speaker at the town hall of Kirkwall, in Orkney, forceful comments on trains and trams, are testimony to the …

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