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Breaking National News: Vodafone is to buy 140 Phones 4u stores in a move saving 887 jobs, but another 628 head office and telesales staff at the retailer have been made redundant as part of cuts announced by administrator PwC.

UK news: Misconduct probe into Savile police - Five serving detectives have been served with misconduct notices and two former officers are being investigated over how they handled allegations relating to Jimmy Savile, the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) said.

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Wesolowski tells Town to fly out of the traps

James Wesolowski of Shrewsbury Town.

Midfield linchpin James Wesolowski believes it is vital Shrewsbury Town come flying out of the traps as they look to secure back-to-back home wins against Newport County tomorrow.

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Inside your Weekend Shropshire Star

Local girl done good Suzi Perry is the star of Weekend. She talks about coming back from the brink to land her dream job as BBC's face of Formula One. 

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Moody's backs UK rating after vote

Scottish people voted against breaking away from England, Northern Ireland and Wales to become an independent country (AP)

Moody's Investors Services maintained its rating on United Kingdom government-backed bonds yesterday, after voters in Scotland decided against national independence.

Wall Street watches Alibaba debut

Investors watched Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange (AP)

With Wall Street focused on the debut of Alibaba Group, the stock market drifted into the weekend and major indexes ended little changed.

Warning over account restrictions

Four in 10 of the 285 instant-access and cash Isa savings accounts currently available come with strings of some kind attached, it has been found

Four in every 10 savings accounts which are described as being instant-access come with "frustrating" restrictions that can prevent people getting their hands on their money or even being eligible for the deal in the first place, according to research by Which?.

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Letter: Beware this treaty as election looms

Business Secretary Vince Cable

Do I detect a General Election looming? Mr Cameron visits The Royal Welsh Show boosting support for the Conservative Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Mid and West Wales.

Letter: Controlled by tyrants

With much of the Middle East tearing itself apart and threatening to spread the conflict to Britain, we can blame Blair and Bush for toppling Saddam Hussein who, albeit brutally, kept the warring factions and religious fanatics in order in a country then at peace.


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