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UK news: Judge warns of 'virtual' sex abuse - A senior judge has raised concerns about a rise in "virtual" sexual abuse after the Court of Appeal jailed a 23-year-old student who groomed a teenage girl over the internet while working as a coach at a children's sports camp.

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UK news: Fresh mortgage price war breaks out - A fresh mortgage price war has broken out with a string of major lenders slashing their rates in recent days.

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UK news: Don't be harsh on Hammond, says Clegg - Critics should not be "too harsh" on Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond over his handling of the Islamic State (IS) terror crisis, according to Nick Clegg.

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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.

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Dow hits record after Fed statement

Trader William Lawrence works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (AP)

The US stock market rose after the Federal Reserve told investors to expect low interest rates for a while yet, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average to a record high.

800 Phones 4u jobs saved

Dixons Carphone has agreed to take on 800 posts

Some of the 5,600 Phones 4u jobs in peril following the retailer's collapse have been saved after Dixons Carphone offered to take on 800 posts.

MPC members outvoted on rates rise

Martin Weale and Ian McCafferty argued that the Bank needed to raise rates

A split at the Bank of England over when to hike interest rates from their record low continued this month, when two members voted for a rise.

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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.

Letter: Mistakes at T-Live

Lawson fans sing, cheer and snap their pop idols, who took to the stage to close the T-Live event in Telford

I am writing in response to the letter titled “Errors of T-Live gig” sent by Wayne Parry of Wellington on September 6, and the response by Russell Griffin on behalf of Telford & Wekin Council .

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Star comment: Drive the message of danger

Lisa Thomas with a photo of her daughter Laura

There are no longer any excuses.  We all know the law. If we are caught using our mobile phones while driving, we face a minimum of three points on our driving licence and a fine of £100.

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