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Shropshire's Bulley named top dog


A rescue dog which spent nine years at a Shropshire kennels before being adopted to begin a new life in America has won a competition for rehomed dogs – after receiving thousands of votes from across the world.

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Car parts firm in administration

Soli-hull-based firm Unipart Automotive is one of the UK's largest suppliers of car parts and garage equipment

Unipart Automotive - one of the UK's largest suppliers of car parts and garage equipment - has gone into administration with the loss of more than 1,200 jobs.

Nokia profits rise on handsets sale

Nokia sold its mobile handsets division to Microsoft

Telecommunications and wireless equipment maker Nokia saw its shares surge on Thursday after it reported higher profits and an improved earnings outlook in the wake of the sale of its troubled handset division to Microsoft.

Retail sales show small increase

Sales volumes were up 0.1% in June, figures showed

Retail sales showed a meagre rise in June amid the longest period of sustained growth since before the recession, official data showed.

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Flower to lead Lions

Former senior national coach Andy Flower will lead England Lions in their triangular series against New Zealand A and Sri Lanka A next month.


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Letter: Bedroom tax mess

So Lib Dem Danny Alexander has finally admitted that the rehousing policy he helped to bring in is not workable and has simply put ordinary people into debt.

Letter: Owen did his utmost

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson

One day our grandchildren will ask how anyone in their right mind could stand in the way of a reduction in numbers of a pest which causes more than 25,000 cattle to be slaughtered each year.


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Star Comment: Building on big chance for young

It seems to have been taken for granted with all the various infrastructure projects and construction projects which are currently in the pipeline that there will be the skilled workers around to build this new Britain.

Star Comment: On their marks in pool talks

There is still over a week to go before councillors get round the table to discuss the future of Shrewsbury’s swimming pool in The Quarry, and already battle lines are being drawn.

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