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Breaking National News: Police say forces will increase visible patrols from this afternoon in response to terror threat rise

Breaking National News: Terror threat to UK raised from substantial to severe, meaning attack "highly likely".

Breaking National News: Rotherham council's former top officer is to be questioned by his current boss over what he knew about the town's sex abuse scandal.

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Breaking National News: Police were called to the home of artist Sam Taylor-Johnson and actor husband Aaron after a passer-by spotted a machine gun on a desk inside the house.

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Breaking news: A woman has been arrested after a motorcyclist was seriously injured in Shifnal earlier today

Breaking News: Mercedes announces that Nico Rosberg has apologised for "an error of judgement" after crash with team mate Lewis Hamilton at the Belgian Grand Prix

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Town is a home from home for Jordan Clark

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

He may be one of the newbies in the Shrewsbury Town squad, but the family of winger Jordan Clark has let him know just how lucky he is to be playing for the club.

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IMF board backs probe-quiz Lagarde

The IMF says it has confidence in its managing director Christine Lagarde, who is facing questions in France amid a corruption probe

The International Monetary Fund has expressed confidence in managing director Christine Lagarde after receiving a briefing on a French corruption probe in which she is being investigated.

Co-op to decide on reform plans

A Co-operative Bank branch sign.

The crisis-hit Co-operative group will today face the final hurdle in its plans for a radical shake-up of the way it is run.

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Letter: Blame non-voters for electoral woes

ballot vote polls polling voting election

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).