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Drive to make Norwich bigger star of the screen after Jingle Jangle filming

At the start of the month, the Elm Hill area of the city provided the setting for Jingle Jangle, a Christmas musical starring Oscar-winner Forest Whitaker, which is due for release in December 2020. It saw the streets in the area closed for more than a week while filming took place, but is due to....

by Neil Corbett

Gloria Zerbinos of Surrey had been in prison awaiting trial for stabbing her mother to death Apr 3, 2019; Had teeth knocked out, left unconsious on Golden Ears Bridge Mar 15, 2019; Conservation officers are investigating after the birds were spotted in Pitt Meadows Mar 14, 2019; Corrections....

Case of missing Kootenay teen still unsolved 50 years later

June 26, 2019 marks the 50 year anniversary of the disappearance of Phillip Porter of Kimberley. Teenager Phillip disappeared running an errand for his mother on June 26, 1969 and was never seen again. At the time, Phillip was 16 years old and lived with his family on Giegerich Road in Townsite. Kimberley RCMP Sgt.

Don’t delay no-deal plans, urges minister

Cabinet ministers are dragging their feet over preparations for Britain to leave the EU without a deal in October, according to the Brexit secretary. In an interview with The Times, Stephen Barclay said that businesses across the UK would “pay the price” of government inertia unless the cabinet....

Discover these hidden gems

The show will feature working demonstrations of gem cutting, silver and gold jewellery making and displays of members’ work. There will also be traders and tailgaters from many other areas selling the latest lapidary equipment, jewellery findings, finished jewellery and gemstones, rough gem material, mineral specimens, crystals and fossils.

Your ultimate guide to the July school holidays

4) Kids Go Wild! The wonderful world of wow. When: July 9 from 9.30-11.30am at White Rock Conservation Estate, 265-317 School Rd, Redbank Plains. ENJOY a morning out exploring the natural bushland. Hosted by Journey Outdoors in Nature, kids will explore camouflage and nature immersion through games and stories.

Discover these hidden gems

The show will feature working demonstrations of gem cutting, silver and gold jewellery making and displays of members’ work. There will also be traders and tailgaters from many other areas selling the latest lapidary equipment, jewellery findings, finished jewellery and gemstones, rough gem material, mineral specimens, crystals and fossils.

Essential Episodes of 'The Office' to Watch Before It Leaves Netflix

If you're a fan of the NBC sitcom The Office , then you've probably already heard the gang at Dunder Mifflin is leaving Netflix. NBCUniversal announced on June 25 that it would not renew the streaming rights for the show, instead of keeping it for their own soon-to-be streaming platform coming in 2021.

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A Highland League footballer carried out a horrific murder bid on his ex-lover after refusing to accept their break-up. Richard Finnis pounced on the woman at her flat in Inverness in February this year. She had just come out the shower when she spotted Finnis’s shadow through the curtains of her patio door.

A new Christmas carnival is coming to Clarence

(WIVB) - Some Christmas magic is coming to Clarence! The Great Pumpkin Farm is teaming up with Larry and Dennis Field for a holiday festival that will have you rocking around Western New York's tallest Christmas tree! The new carnival called Santa's Christmas Land, will feature a synchronized....

Indian minorities face increased violence The US State Department has said religious intolerance in India is growing under PM Modi's right-wing government. India said that a foreign government had "no right" to comment on the country's internal affairs.

A 10-minute-long video of a brutal lynching that emerged recently on Indian social media has shocked Indian Muslims. The footage shows a group of men beating a 22-year-old Muslim man, Tabrez Ansari, in the eastern state of Jharkhand. The crowd forced him to shout "Jai Shri Ram" (Hail Lord Ram) — a....

Irish firms stockpile food on unprecedented scale

As many as many as seven in 10 Irish food and drink companies have stockpiled supplies as a guard against Brexit. Half of Irish food sector businesses are holding up to three weeks of stock outside Ireland. The scale of stockpiling has doubled this year, according to the latest Bord Bia Brexit Barometer 2019 'Results and Actions' report.

What Does Tulsi Gabbard Believe?

When Tulsi Gabbard arrived at Lihue Airport, on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, she was greeted with a lei made of vibrant plumeria flowers, a small bottle of coconut water, a bagful of mangoes, and a profusion of alerts on her phone. It was Memorial Day, and Gabbard had agreed to speak at a ceremony honoring veterans at a local military cemetery.

Letter- 'Wind turbines won't work in a severe cold snap'

However, Cllr John Cole, who said it, should be aware of one simple geographical fact. North Pembrokeshire lies at 52 degrees North. Therefore it is at the same latitude as Labrador and Newfoundland in Canada and Siberia in Russia. It is only the wonderful Gulf Stream ocean current that gives the....

Yarn bombers searching for a new home in Haverfordwest

THE group which has decorated Haverfordwest town centre with knitted ocean creatures is looking for a new home to carry out its secretive work. The Haverfordwest Yarn Bombers knit and crochet decorations and hang them at night or early morning bring sudden bursts of colour to the town centre.

Serendipity Ladies Choir leader Juliet swapped concert date for hospital bed

A PEMBROKESHIRE choir's musical director is back on song after being called for a kidney transplant just 24 hours before a concert date. Juliet Rossiter, from Narberth , had been on the waiting list for a new kidney for 12 months when she got a call in the middle of the night telling her she’d been matched with a donor.

Chapter Four: The Golden Triangle

Drug syndicates operating in the Mekong Valley are flooding Asia with record levels of methamphetamines. Here’s how Malaysians are involved. OVER 2,000km north of Kuala Lumpur lies the idyllic Golden Triangle, a point where the borders of Myanmar, Thailand and Laos converge.

Superdry : Banter With Callum Beattie

You hail from Edinburgh, which is wear the infamous Fringe Festival takes place - so a great icebreaker is to tell us your finest joke! What do you call a dinosaur with no eyes? DoYouThinkHeSawrus. What was the pinnacle moment when music became a career reality and not just a love? My dad said one....

BEST OF BRITISH The NHS, our sense of humour and a full English make us proud to be British

A NATIONWIDE study has revealed what stirs our national pride the most, with our free NHS the jewel in the crown, chosen by 53 per cent of us. In joint second place is our dry sense of humour and a proper cup of tea (both at 37 per cent), followed by the iconic Full English Breakfast (36 per cent).

Analysis | Possible outcome of Trump-Xi meeting: A truce in trade war

Indeed, a senior administration official sought to downplay expectations yesterday [Macau time] by suggesting that the primary goal for the Trump-Xi meeting is simply an agreement to restart negotiations. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the hard work of finalizing the complex....

The Commodore 64 is coming back in time for Christmas The highly-popular Commodore 64 has been reborn and will be hitting stores in time for Christmas. 26 minutes ago

Alleykat; Anarchy; Attack of the Mutant Camels; Avenger; Battle Valley; Bear Bovver; Boulder Dash, Bounder; California Games; Chips Challenge; Confuzion; Cosmic Causeway; Cyberdyne Warrior; Cybernoid II; Deflektor; Destroyer; Everyone’s a Wally; Firelord; Galencia; Gateway to Apshai; Gribbly’s Day....

Pier 1 Imports reports weaker results, increases store closures

Pier 1 Imports sales continued to slide as the Fort Worth-based home furnishings retailer struggles to reorganize its business. The company said Wednesday that it will close 57 stores this year, up from its previous estimate of 45 stores. Total sales fell 15.5% in the quarter to $314.3 million vs. $371.

Tequesta Freedom 4 Miler event raising money for families of fallen soldiers Tania Rogers 7:41 PM, Jun 26, 2019

By: Tania Rogers One organization is gearing up to help more families of fallen heroes who have hit hard times. PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — Kathi Bischoff says her son, Marine Samuel Griffith, was on his third deployment. "He gave me a hug like he didn't want to let go. He just held me for so long and that was the last time I saw him.

Migrant rescue boat defies racist ban, heads for Italian coast

"I've decided to enter the port of Lampedusa," Sea-Watch Captain Carola Rackete said, adding that they were still waiting for the coast guards to react. "I know this is risky, but the 42 shipwrecked on board are exhausted. I will bring them to safety." Marine tracking websites confirmed the vessel....