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Drinks companies should label their alcoholic products to show the number of calories they contain as part of a bid to tackle obesity, a health organisation has said.

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Mickey Demetriou wanted more for Town

SOCCER : Captial One Cup Round Four - Shrewsbury Town v Chelsea

He may have swapped shirts with Eden Hazard, but Chelsea fan Mickey Demetriou was gutted Shrewsbury Town failed to knock them out of the Capital One Cup.

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Proposals to repay £2bn WWI debt

National War Bonds were first issued in 1917 to raise money to finance the ongoing cost of the First World War

Steps to repay the UK's £2 billion in outstanding First World War debt have been unveiled with plans to redeem bonds dating back to the 18th century.

RBS sets £400m for rigging claims

RBS is 80% owned by the taxpayer after being rescued during the financial crisis

Royal Bank of Scotland is setting aside £400 million to settle foreign exchange rate rigging allegations, the state-backed lender announced today.

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Star comment: Pioneering bid to cut nuisance

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Anti-social behaviour gnaws at the very fabric of society. Communities across our region are plagued by those whose thoughtlessness and irresponsibility degrade our quality of life.

Phil Gillam: If music be the food of love . . .

Shrewsbury Theatre Severn

From cocktail bars to Carluccio’s, from the Peach Tree to pretty little shops popping up everywhere, and from top exhibitions at our museum and art gallery to top entertainment at Theatre Severn, there’s a terrific vibe about Shrewsbury these days.

Star Comment: Decision by Lloyds sad news

Lloyds Bank

The decision by Lloyds Bank to shed 9,000 jobs and close 200 branches is sad news. It is also a poignant reminder that although we seem to be enjoying a period of sustained economic growth, there are still substantial challenges.

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