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Mickey Demetriou wanted more for Town

SOCCER : Captial One Cup Round Four - Shrewsbury Town v Chelsea

He may have swapped shirts with Eden Hazard, but Chelsea fan Mickey Demetriou was gutted Shrewsbury Town failed to knock them out of the Capital One Cup.

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Bargain Hunt films in Shrewsbury

Bargain Hunt presenter Tim Wonnacott takes a break from filming

Celebrity antiques expert Tim Wonnacott and his camera crew from the BBC’s ‘Bargain Hunt’ were greeted by a packed saleroom when they visited fine art auction house Halls in Shrewsbury.

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Banks to face tougher capital rules

The Bank of England's new rules will aim to ensure that the banks are in a better position to withstand a financial crisis

Britain's banks are expected to be faced with new rules on their financial health that are tougher than the latest proposed global standards, when the Bank of England publishes the result of a consultation today.

Shell defies oil price slump

Shell revealed a sharp jump in quarterly profits

Royal Dutch Shell showed signs it is riding out the " volatility" caused by falling oil prices today as it revealed a sharp jump in quarterly profits.

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Star comment: Pioneering bid to cut nuisance

police van

Anti-social behaviour gnaws at the very fabric of society. Communities across our region are plagued by those whose thoughtlessness and irresponsibility degrade our quality of life.

Phil Gillam: If music be the food of love . . .

Shrewsbury Theatre Severn

From cocktail bars to Carluccio’s, from the Peach Tree to pretty little shops popping up everywhere, and from top exhibitions at our museum and art gallery to top entertainment at Theatre Severn, there’s a terrific vibe about Shrewsbury these days.

Star Comment: Decision by Lloyds sad news

Lloyds Bank

The decision by Lloyds Bank to shed 9,000 jobs and close 200 branches is sad news. It is also a poignant reminder that although we seem to be enjoying a period of sustained economic growth, there are still substantial challenges.

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