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Woman dies in Earlsfield after skin cream catches fire

Monday, 12 June 2017 Woman dies in Earlsfield after skin cream catches fire London Fire Brigade has issued a warning over skin creams after a woman died in Earlsfield. Hilda Batten, who used an emollient cream regularly, accidentally set herself alight while smoking last October. She’s one of 15 people to have died over the last three years after the flammable cream caught fire. Medicine regulators say emollient creams, which contain petroleum and paraffin, should carry flammability warnings. 2:52 pm One Follow Jackie News at twitter.com/jackie_news . Listen to Jackie’s…

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Tanzanian Government Accuses Acacia of Mining Gold Illegally

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Tanzania’s government accused Acacia Mining Plc of operating illegally in the East African country and said mining companies have been evading taxes. Acacia’s shares slumped. An audit ordered by President John Magufuli in March found that Acacia had been conducting business in Tanzania “contrary to the law,” Nehemiah Osoro, chairman of a committee of academics, lawyers and economists that conducted the probe, said at a briefing Tuesday in the commercial capital, Dar es Salaam. The audit covered mineral exports over the past 19 years. “We should summon them and demand…

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Sharia UK: Two Brits arrested over video of Qur’an burning

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Email Police have arrested two people on suspicion of racial hatred after a video appeared online showing a man burning a copy of the Koran . The UK is in the throes of a war, a very real war against their citizens, their country, their Queen. And their obsession is with protecting their ideology of the invading army. This is the act of the conquered. And while I do not believe in burning books, the antidote to bad speech is more speech. About burning the Quran, who cares? Unless, of…

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Victoria station evacuated and closed due to fire alert

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Victoria station in central London has been evacuated and closed this afternoon. The station was cleared of passengers and closed due to a fire alert, a spokesperson for Transport for London said. TfL said tickets are being accepted on local buses and Southeastern services. A TfL spokesman said the alert was triggered when “some dust from the construction work set off a fire alarm”, and said the station should be reopening shortly. Witnesses said there were fire engines outside the station, and a BBC producer at the scene reported staff…

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Twitter On Fire Over Mr Eazi & Billionaire’s Daughter, Temi Otedola’s Relationship

For a while now, there’s been rumours that singer, Mr Eazi is dating Temi Otedola, daughter of billionaire oil magnate, Femi Otedola. Photos of them stepping out at a weeding in London this past weekend went a long way in proving that they may be an item. At the moment Mr Eazi and Temi are trending topics on Nigerian twitter with people giving reasons why they should date and others calling Eazi a gold digger. See the tweets below. CLICK TO READ MORE AFTER THE CUT

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Back in the thick of it.

Projects a go go! New briefs, trips to London, envelope stuffing and a visit from a dinosaur! The annual Architecture trip saw a bright sunny day and a really good sale at Cos 😉 A little gem of a model next door to Cos in Canary wharf – see, if we hadn’t been headed there we would never have seen it!! Abi looking like a pro! The “injured” child! Unrelated – but properly poorly this time – just as well felt dog was there to keep an eye on him!…

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ALERT Europe: Politics, Trade, NATO. June 2017

I recall that in Winter of 2015=16, after the Paris attacks and San Bernardino, there were high military leaders in Europe who warned that there was going to be civil insurrection in Europe and that they were preparing for it. One was in Sweden (although he included war with Russia) and the other was either in Austria or Switzerland. Other than a few PEGIDA marches, the insurrection never happened. But the terror attacks have continued, unabated. So what was the feeling of the rank and file who were being prepared…

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Percy Bysshe Shelley: We Need Your Voice Today!

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in Life/Philosophy — by John Scales Avery — June 12, 2017 A pioneer of non-violent resistance to tyranny Largely unrecognized during his lifetime, Shelley is today considered to be one of the major English-language poets. Less well known is the fact that he was a pioneer of non-violent resistance to tyranny, whose ideas influenced Henry David Thoreau, Leo Tolstoy and Mahatma Gandhi. Percy Bysshe Shelley was the eldest legitimate son of Sir Timothy Shelley, Baronet and Whig Member of Parliament. His mother was a wealthy Sussex landowner. Shelley was thus…

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Sex Diary: The Woman Who Hates Dating & Living at Her Mom’s

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Photo: zmurciuk_k/Getty Images Get Sex Diaries delivered every week. New York’s Sex Diaries series asks anonymous city dwellers to record a week in their sex lives — with comic, tragic, often sexy, and always revealing results. This week, a newly divorced writer whose date responds to dating-app messages in front of her: 26, straight, single, Western Massachusetts. DAY ONE 9:30 a.m. It’s Sunday. I wake up in bed next to my friend Beth in her Boston apartment. I always wake up in a panic after a night of drinking, glancing…

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Today in History: June 12 | GazetteXtra

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Monday, June 12, 2017 AP U.S. President Ronald Reagan speaks in front of the Brandenburg Gate in West Berlin, Germany, Friday June 12, 1987, as he visits the city during 750th anniversary celebrations. (AP Photo/Roberto Pfeil) Today is Monday, June 12, the 163rd day of 2017. There are 202 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 12, 1967, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Loving v. Virginia, unanimously struck down state laws prohibiting interracial marriages. On this date: In 1776, Virginia’s colonial legislature adopted a Declaration of…

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The 50 Greatest World Football Club Teams of All Time

Every season there are great teams in world football. It’s just a fact of life in the modern game; someone is always doing something big, with a superb level of talent. But, every once in a while, a team comes along who is truly special. Their play is something to behold, their accomplishments and trophies become the stuff of legends, their names will undoubtedly be etched in the annals of history. These are the teams we’re interested in. The sides that are still spoken of in reverent tones, those whose…

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Should we all become self defence specialists

There was a recent atrocity in London, a bunch of guys plowed a van into people, then went on a rampage with large knives tapped to their wrists, wearing phony suicide vest looking things. It was over in eight minutes and the armed police responded immediately, shot the berserkers dead, they have discovered subsequently that the van was loaded with petrol bombs and blow torch which were not used, which is pretty horrific to think about if they had been. There’s no defence really against an oncoming HGV or van…

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LINES on THE MERMAID TAVERN (Context)

The Mermaid Tavern(Context)—the titular subject of Keat’s love song The Mermaid tavern is or was an inn located east of St.Paul’s Cathedral in London. To your disappointment no regulars of this inn was aquatic, mystic or had fishtails for legs unlike what would have been implied in the title; however they had similar levels of divinity in their character, at least in their areas of expertise. The Mermaid tavern had been a host to a drinking club called “Fraternity of Sireniacal Gentlemen” consisting the suns and moons of Elizabethan literature…

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This is us: Earliest fossils of our species found in Morocco | KRQE News 13

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Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) The March 2, 2007 photo provided by the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology shows excavators working on the remaining deposits the Jebel Irhoud site in Morocco where the oldest known fossils of human species have been unearthed, revealing an early evolutionary step toward developing the fully modern human body. (Shannon McPherron/Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology via AP) NEW YORK (AP) — How long has our species been around? New fossils from Morocco push the evidence back by about 100,000…

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Dark Paladin, Book 2 by Vasily Mahanenko

The Quest by Vasily Mahanenko The book is going to be released June 29, 2017 Preorder here – https://www.amazon.com/dp/B071WCGGT2 quick nav: Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter One. The Sanctuary “MAY EVERYONE PRESENT bear witness that I swear to follow, to the best of my knowledge and ability, the following oath: Consider the one who taught me the laws of my class to be my mentor, share my wealth with him and help him in his endeavors; consider all Paladins my brothers, and whenever possible come to their aid…

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Tech selloff spreads to Europe and Asia, politics lifts euro

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0 LONDON: Technology stocks fell across Europe and Asia on Monday after the worst day for Apple shares in more than a year, while the euro and its bonds rallied after a bumper weekend for pro-EU and pro-business politics in France and Italy. It was a groggy start to the week for shares as the hangover of Apple’s near 4-percent dunking on Friday hit Asian rivals including Samsung and Europe’s big chipmakers STMicro and Dialog. Europe’s tech index fell 2.8 percent to put it on track for its biggest one-day…

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Twitter On Fire After DJ Cuppy & Mr Eazi Are Pictured Together In London

For a while now, there’s been rumours that singer, Mr Eazi is dating Temi Otedola, daughter of billionaire oil magnate, Femi Otedola. Photos of them stepping out at a weeding in London this past weekend went a long way in proving that they may be an item. At the moment Mr Eazi and Temi are trending topics on Nigerian twitter with people giving reasons why they should date and others calling Eazi a gold digger. See the tweets below.

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Apple Cart Upset: Tech Stocks Stumble As Week Begins, But Can Pullback Last?

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12, 2017 (Monday Market Open) This was supposed to be a week focused on the Fed and a host of new data. Then tech stocks took a dive late Friday, upsetting the proverbial apple cart and raising questions about a sector that’s been the backbone of this year’s rally. Info tech shares fell more than 2.7% Friday, mostly in the last couple of hours, and pressure continued in futures trading early Monday. Key stocks like Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN) and Alphabet (GOOG) all came under fire as the Nasdaq (COMP)…

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One man injured after KY-229 crash

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Photo contributed LONDON — A single-vehicle crash left one man injured Sunday afternoon. According to Laurel County Sheriff John Root, the crash occurred on KY-229 at approximately 1:15 p.m. Sunday afternoon when a Ford F-150 attempted to avoid something in the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned. The driver was identified as Jeffrey Allen Jr., 28, of Waylon. Allen was treated at the scene and later flown to University of Kentucky Medical Center for treatment of injuries. Assisting at the scene were Deputy Josh Scott, Ambulance Inc. of Laurel County…

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Woman dies Sunday night following Friday crash

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File photo Sheriff John Root said Deputy Taylor McDaniel responded to a call of the crash that occurred on US-25 at approximately 11:10 a.m. when a pickup truck pulled out from Fariston Road in front of the path of a car going southbound. LONDON — A woman died Sunday night after a two-vehicle crash Friday morning left her and her husband facing critical injuries. Ruth Shultis, 65, of Somerset, died from her injuries just before 11 p.m. Sunday at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, according to a…

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