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BREAKING NEWS: French official says 11 people injured after a man drove into a crowd in the city of Dijon in France shouting "god is great".

No, you're not seeing double, and neither are pupils at the Shropshire school where these twins work. In the same department!

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BREAKING NEWS: Actress Billie Whitelaw, famous for roles in films such as The Omen, has died aged 82, her son confirms.

Whilst you're madly doing your last bits of Christmas shopping, spare a thought for those that work in retail, writes Kirsty Bosely.

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Pubs across Shropshire are helping tackle drink-driving in the county this Christmas by rewarding designated drivers with free soft drinks.

Should this be done across the UK?

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Have you tried Keith Harrison's quiz yet? What was your score?

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Shot down within days - tragic story of a teenage warrior of the air who became a victim of "Bloody April"

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Are you prepared? Let us know in our poll: Have you done your Christmas shopping yet?

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While the rest of us are opening presents and tucking into the turkey, the occupants of a camp set up to fight plans to drill for gas in north Shropshire will spend Christmas Day trying to keep warm and dry in their makeshift home.

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Here's a notion that's kicking around in Dawley - was the football which was used in the football match played during the Christmas Truce on the Western Front in 1914 made in the Shropshire town?

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Phil Gillam: Plunging my hands in the snow of Christmases past

Magical - The front page of the TV21 comic from December 23, 1967

The great Dylan Thomas once wrote: “All the Christmases roll down toward the two-tongued sea, like a cold and headlong moon bundling down the sky that was our street; and they stop at the rim of the ice-edged, fish-freezing waves, and I plunge my hands in the snow and bring out whatever I can find.”


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North Sea oil summit announced

Aberdeen is to host a summit on the challenges facing the North Sea oil industry

A summit which aims to bring together governments, trade unions and industry bodies to save jobs in Scotland's oil capital has been announced.

Hotel booking site gives assurance

A major hotel booking website reassured customers their details are safe

One of the world's biggest hotel booking websites has insisted its customers' details are safe after a whistle-blower revealed how he helped fraudsters use personal data to trick thousands of people.