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Gus Poyet cites keeping Lee Cattermole at Sunderland as his best transfer …

Lee Cattermole was close to moving to Stoke City last January window Sunderland boss Gus Poyet intervened and stopped the transfer happening Poyet claims it is the ‘best decision’ he has made in transfer market at club Black Cats boss praised Cattermole’s ‘reaction’ to transfer falling through Sunderland signed Liam Bridcutt but Cattermole has kept his place in side  By …

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Michel Platini demands FIFA publish secret Garcia report on World Cup bidding

UEFA president Michel Platini has added his voice to the calls for the secret Garcia report to be made public The report covers the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups  FIFA president Sepp Blatter has rejected calls to publish the report German judge Hans-Joachim Eckert is reviewing the document and will make a decision in November  By Martyn Ziegler, Press …

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Meet the woman who walks her pet skunk to work

  Most people would turn up their nose if given the chance to adopt a skunk as a pet. But not animal lover Nicki Clarke. She caused a stink when she presented pet skunk Lola to her family. But Nicki says Lola has settled in well at their home – and that the mammal has not released its noxious spray …

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Aberystwyth police forced to cover up student after friends strip him

Officers told man in his ‘birthday suit’ to face the wall and hide ‘family jewels’ Said drunk university reveller was ‘intoxicated and having difficulty to stand’ But lucky break for student as not arrested and taken home ‘for his safety’ Police said they suffered ‘normal level of horseplay’ during party week  By Jeff Farrell For Mailonline Published: 04:59 EST, 1 …

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Screams from spectators as fighter jet stages mock NAPALM DROP at US airshow

Audio track heard recreating the sound of warfare as plane drops its round Crowd watches as AV-8 Sea Harrier drops an incendiary bomb on runway  Napalm was used in World War II and the Vietnam War By Simon Cable for MailOnline Published: 03:31 EST, 1 October 2014 | Updated: 06:02 EST, 1 October 2014 13 View comments Stunned spectators looked …

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Memory Lane – Swansea at Goodison

Swans rare opponents in the top-flight: Everton versus Swansea Swansea City are extremely rare opponents for Everton as they visit Goodison Park for only the sixth time for a top-flight match. Swansea Town were formed in 1912 and adopted the more familiar Swansea City in 1969 which reflected Swanseas new status as a city. Swansea originally played at the Vetch …

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House prices FELL by 0.2% last month, the first decline in more than a year

16 months of consecutive rises comes to an end in September Nationwide building society warns of  uncertain times in property market Average price stands at £188,374, down by £1,000 in just one month  By Matt Chorley, Political Editor for MailOnline Published: 06:02 EST, 30 September 2014 | Updated: 06:12 EST, 30 September 2014 View comments House prices fell by 0.2 per cent last month, in …

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South Wales Echo letters: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Most Cardiff taxis are clean(ish) In reply to Jackie Parry’s letter of Monday September 29 in connection to the cleanliness of taxis within Cardiff and it’s suburbs; I would like to say that the majority of taxi’s in Cardiff are clean(ish) particularly the Private Hire taxis provided by among others Capital Taxis, Dragon Taxis et al. It is only the …

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Pair cancel party for charity walk

Harry Vickers and Emma Thornton with their engagement party guests (Cancer Research UK/PA) A young couple cancelled their engagement party at the last minute to take part in a night-time fundraising walk for a cancer charity – and were joined by all 62 of their guests. ‘; } s += ‘ Ads by Google ‘; if (google_ads[0].bidtype == “CPC”) { …

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Social Media Brings Crime-Fighting to the Masses

29 September 2014 It seems the real heroes in crime-fighting are not just those with superpowers and long capes now we have Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites to spread messages, aiding the flow of crime information from our new heroes, the public. Crimestoppers has highlighted this growing trend in its latest Annual Review, detailing the impact the organisation …

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