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Don't forget that you'll be able to vote for the Public Choice Award in the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust Awards 2014 on on Saturday.

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Two men sought over arson attacks - Detectives investigating arson attacks on thatched cottages in two picturesque villages have issued descriptions of the suspects.

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Breaking news - Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has ruled out allying with Syria's President Assad to fight Islamic State (Isis) extremists.

Update - Morgue official says 68 people have been killed in Shia militia attack on Sunni mosque in Diyala province in Iraq.

Pensioner tried to hold up bank - Police are hunting a pensioner who tried to hold up a bank at gun point.

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Breaking news - Thirty dead as Shia militias open fire inside a Sunni mosque in Iraq's Diyala province.

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Losses fall as cooker sales heat up

William McGrath is chief executive of AGA Foodservice Group (Aga/PA)

Cast-iron cooker maker AGA Rangemaster said the appetite of British householders for buying kitchen appliances was growing despite uncertainties around interest rates and the mortgage market.

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Letter: Web porn is a real threat to our young

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Regarding: The dangers of internet pornography (Letters Page  August  15) I am sure that all  readers will agree with the detective inspector who described the case of a 14-year-old raping a 10 year-old as ‘deeply disturbing’.


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Star comment: Fuel price cut is not that great

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The fall in prices at the petrol pumps will have been welcomed by many people who will be saving a few pounds per week on their cost of living. But there is a more disturbing story behind the headline fall in cost.

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Top hill climbers out in championship challenge

Awesome time at Shelsley Walsh … Simply ‘awesome’, that was how championship driver Jos Goodyear described his first ever run-off win at Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb last weekend (August 9 and 10).