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Rail bosses in weekend overtime ban - Rail managers are to stage a three-week ban on weekend overtime which they warn threatens to disrupt travel across the network.

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Tumour boy parents' arrest 'cruel' - Relatives of a five-year-old brain cancer patient taken from hospital without doctors' consent have described the decision to arrest his parents as "cruel".

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Breaking new: Ukrainian forces have pulled back from Luhansk airport after an assault by pro-Russian forces, says the Ukrainian military.

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Summer Transfer Deadline Day - LIVE

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Shropshirestar.com bring you all of the moves and shakes from our clubs and across the country as the summer transfer window slams shut at 11pm tonight.

Report and pics of Shrewsbury 2 Luton 0

Soccer :  Sky Bet Football League Two - Shrewsbury Town v Luton Town

Shrewsbury Town’s flying start to the season continued today with another impressive performance which saw them dominate Luton from the first minute to the last.

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Manufacturing worst for 14 months

Manufacturing confidence is lower than expected

Manufacturers were "walking rather than running" in August as new figures today showed the sector endured its worst performance in 14 months.

Beijing chief faces Hong Kong wrath

Pro-democracy MP Lee Cheuk Yan is taken away by security guards (AP)

Hong Kong pro-democracy MPs have disrupted a top Beijing official's speech as he sought to explain a decision to curb voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.

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Letter: Blame non-voters for electoral woes

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In response to G Griffiths’ letter  (Shropshire Star, August 21) I am unable to understand what point he is attempting to make. He first goes into a tirade about the closure of the prison, barracks, sorting office, and future plans of similar vein for the Shirehall.

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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).