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  1. Snellville PD: Major Crime Rarely Occurs in City LimitsTue, 14 Oct 2014 00:10:36 GMT
    Despite ranking 23rd in a recent news survey of Georgia's safest cities, city officials want residents - and criminals - to know major crime rarely occurs within city limits. City officials have said the survey data is misleading because it is based on zip codes and includes areas that are outside the city limits. More...
  2. Coming Up in Snellville: Get in Halloween Mood at Fall FestivalFri, 10 Oct 2014 19:44:39 GMT
    The event will take place from 12 to 7 p.m. on the Towne Green in front of City Hall, 2432 Oak Road. "We're looking for people to bring their cake and pie creations to the festival where they will be judged by some of Snellville's professional chefs," said Snellville Tourism and Trade Director Kelly McAloon. More...
  3. Get Ready for Ghouls, Ghosts and Goblins at Snellville City HallFri, 10 Oct 2014 19:44:38 GMT
    The grounds at City Hall will be transformed into an eerie landscape as ghouls will occupy the building during Ghost Tours scheduled for Oct. 24 and 31 and Nov. 1. During the tour, fictional Snellville ghosts will tell tales of the city and their specific legends to guests. The tour will feature guides dressed as ghosts from literature, stage and film. More...
  4. Snellville Restaurant Scores: Macaroni Grill Gets Failing GradeThu, 09 Oct 2014 20:17:17 GMT
    Observations: Multiple violations in risk factor categories which were indicative of training needs for some staff members. Bartender sliced lime wedges for customer's drink using bare hands. More...
  5. Snellville Entrepreneur Council meets Oct 21Wed, 08 Oct 2014 21:29:43 GMT
    The Snellville Entrepreneur Council and the City of Snellville are interested in the success of your business...and in your personal success, as the business owner. The City and the Council extend a complementary invitation for you to Join us in the Snellville City Hall on October 21 at 6:00PM as we learn about "Hiring Engaging People Who Will Help You...Not Hurt You" in addition to other programs created to support your success. More...
  6. Lilburn Subdivision Joins County Streetlight ProgramWed, 08 Oct 2014 17:36:06 GMT
    For older neighborhoods, commissioners agreed last year to use funds from the 2009 SPLOST sales tax to pay for streetlight installation if a majority of homeowners sign a petition and agree to pay annual operating costs. This week, three more subdivisions accepted that offer. More...
Local News
  1. What makes waitresses cry? No tip...Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:40:44 EST
    By Tricia Bailey, OurTown National News Editor, Whose fault is this ? How did it get this way? Most Americans are unaware of the unfair wages of servers, especially women who are sexually exploited and abused and have to deal with low wages and solely rely on tips for their living expenses. More...
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  2. American Patriots UniteMon, 13 Oct 2014 14:22:01 EST
    By Deb Howard, OurTown National News Editor, In times like these, its even hard to hide behind a rock, when the rock is owned by China. There is a call to arm, just like the minutemen at the start of our country's revolution. American Patriots are needed now. There are needed like then, just to represent themselves.... More...
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  3. How Southern Barter Club can help businesses succeed Now!Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:42:23 EST
    By Tom Livsey, OurTown National News Editor, Bartering is a very valuable and much needed asset for businesses of any size. Bartering is essential for our economy to survive in these tough times, especially for retailers of all types, both online and brick and mortar.In this era of America's slow economy, business confusion and lack of financial support, successful business owners are returning to one of the oldest ways of doing business. Recently, bartering ... More...
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  4. Gwinnett County Teacher of the YearSun, 12 Oct 2014 00:02:53 EST
    Teacher of the Year:Gwinnett search committee narrows down search to six finalistsSix Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) More...
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  5. Norcross Cultural Center Offers Great Independant Film Makers a Nest to RoostSat, 11 Oct 2014 14:26:26 EST
    "Christmas Wedding Baby" - written, directed and produced by Kiara C. Jones (New York, USA)Starring: Lisa Arrindell Anderson, Maria Howell, Kimberley Drummond, Frances Turner, Sawandi Wilson, Stephen Hill, Jason Vendryes, Maba Ba, Rita Manyette, Cindy Hogan, Bernie Ask, Nicole Maahs, Ellease Aponite, Jon Fine, AnnaMarie Brown, Micah Austin and Tad Jennings. More...
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  6. Snellville Entrepreneur Council meets Oct 21Wed, 08 Oct 2014 15:46:44 EST
    The Snellville Entrepreneur Council and the City of Snellville are interested in the success of your business,and in your personal success, as the business owner.The City and the Council extend a complementary invitation for you to Join us in the Snellville City Hall on October 21 at 6:00PM as we learn about "Hiring Engaging People Who Will Help You. More...
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  7. Georgia Retailers stop hiding behind your brick and mortar--Advertise on lineSun, 05 Oct 2014 23:35:28 EST
    By Twomucht, Topix National News Editor, To be sure retailers, Labor Day is over. The kids are back in school. Soccer moms are stretched to their wits end, just trying to remember when, and where to pick up their school children. This high buying market hasmuch less time to visit your shop to browse your store. They need 'Real Time Merchants' , those who have an on line presence.Now is the time, retail merchants can help them More...
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  8. Snellville Institute Needs Support Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:28:40 EST
    Snellville Institute Needs Support to be move on to the next step for $150,000 Grant from Mission Main StreetSM Grants Help Snellville Institute Grow by Voting Online Before October 17!! More...
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  1. Successful college opportunities available for students with disabilities Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:54:50 +0000
    Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) is inviting students with disabilities and their parents to explore the opportunities and possibilities of transitioning into post – secondary education during a college fair happening Saturday, October... More...
  2. Obama admits voter ID laws do not suppress votersFri, 24 Oct 2014 04:58:33 +0000
    President Obama admitted to the nation on Tuesday that controversial voter ID laws do not suppress the minority vote. The president, speaking in a radio interview, said that the primary reason that minority voters stay away from the... More...
  3. Ex-Reagan advisor: Central banks are sick puppysFri, 24 Oct 2014 03:08:14 +0000
    Former Republican U.S. Representative and Director of the Office of Management and Budget under former President Ronald Reagan, David Stockman, said on Thursday that Wall Street is one sick puppy thanks to even sicker central banks around the... More...
  4. TPH Thunder Nationals visit Shattuck and performs well despite the scoreFri, 24 Oct 2014 02:22:00 +0000
    Going to Shattuck St Mary’s campus in Minnesota is almost like visiting the old Forum in Montreal or Olympia Stadium in Detroit.A player or fan could not visit any of those buildings without feeling the history... More...
  5. Solving the GOP's minority and millennial problemFri, 24 Oct 2014 01:55:33 +0000
    Barack Obama’s two presidential election victories were built on the backs of three groups in which he received landslide victories. Obama won with margins on the order of two-to-one with black, Hispanic and young voters both... More...
  6. Faith and Freedom Coalition: Nunn vs. Perdue in GeorgiaFri, 24 Oct 2014 01:54:15 +0000
    On November 4, 2014 – the final votes will be cast to determine who will represent Georgia in the US Senate. The Faith and Freedom Coalition has issued a voting guide card explaining the stand of both Michelle Nunn... More...
Top Stories
  1. Shakira to release baby toys with Fisher-PriceFri, 24 Oct 2014 07:13:47 -0400
    NEW YORK (AP) Shakira is partnering with Fisher-Price to launch a line of baby toys as well as a Web series for moms. More...
  2. Pistorius prosecutors consult expert over appealFri, 24 Oct 2014 07:13:16 -0400
    STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) Oscar Pistorius could still face a murder conviction and 15 years in prison for killing his girlfriend as prosecutors said Friday they had consulted a South African criminal law expert over an appeal. More...
  3. Nominees for Grammy Awards to be announced Dec. 5Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:12:45 -0400
    NEW YORK (AP) The Recording Academy will announce the nominees for the 2015 Grammy Awards the morning of Dec. 5, except for one category: the coveted album of the year. More...
  4. Italian court to rule on Dolce&Gabbana tax caseFri, 24 Oct 2014 07:11:50 -0400
    MILAN (AP) An Italian prosecutor has demanded that Italy's high court uphold a tax evasion conviction against Milan designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana. More...
  5. Syrian government forces shell rebel areas, kill 9Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:11:08 -0400
    BEIRUT (AP) Activists say that Syrian government forces have stepped up shelling of rebel-held areas, killing nine people in a village in the country's north. More...
  6. Tunisia forces kills six after standoff with militants outside Tunis: ministryFri, 24 Oct 2014 07:07:41 -0400
    TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian security forces on Friday killed six people, including five woman, after a standoff with an Islamist militant group on the outskirts of Tunis two days before a parliamentary election, authorities said. At least two militants and women and children had been holed up in the house in Oeud Ellil, west of Tunis, since Thursday after clashes in which one police officer was killed when troops surrounded the building, according to security officials. ... More...
  7. Doctor with Ebola in New York hospital after return from GuineaFri, 24 Oct 2014 07:06:01 -0400
    By Ellen Wulfhorst and Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - A doctor who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients was in an isolation unit in New York City on Friday after testing positive for the virus, becoming the fourth person diagnosed with the disease in the United States and the first in its largest city. Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, was placed in a quarantined unit at Bellevue Hospital on Thursday, six days after returning from Guinea, renewing public jitters about transmission of the disease and rattling financial markets. ... More...
  8. Botswana votes in poll set to test ruling party dynastyFri, 24 Oct 2014 07:05:13 -0400
    By Tiisetso Motsoeneng and Joe Brock GABORONE (Reuters) - Botswanans went to the polls on Friday in an election that is expected to see President Ian Khama's ruling party win a reduced majority as young and middle-class voters send out a warning to a political dynasty which has ruled for nearly five decades. Khama's Botswana Democratic Party (BDP), which has been in charge of the world's biggest diamond producer since independence from Britain in 1966, is credited with overseeing one of the most stable and democratic countries on a continent often tainted by conflict and corruption. ... More...
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U.S. Banking News
  1. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:28:54 GMT
    The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Additional information is available at ... )--Fitch Ratings has placed the existing corporate ratings of Biosev S.A. , Jalles Machado S.A. , Tonon Bioenergia S.A. , U.S.J. -... )--Fifth Third Bancorp will present at the BancAnalysts Association of Boston Conference in Boston on November 6, 2014 at approximately 2:40 PM ET. More...
  2. Coalition refuses royal commission probe into CBAFri, 24 Oct 2014 00:51:57 GMT
    "Tens if not hundreds of thousands of victims are suffering and they have done so for decades, but this government refuses to act." : CBA whistleblower Jeff Morris. More...
  3. European authorities aim to purge weak banksThu, 23 Oct 2014 12:51:19 GMT
    A woman stands in front of a window in the new headquarters of the European Central Bank during a media tour at the construction site in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. The ECB is supposed to move into the building by the end of 2014. More...
  4. Australian market set to open lowerThu, 23 Oct 2014 08:52:15 GMT
    THE Australian market looks set to open lower following falls on Wall Street with investors still nervous after the volatility of the past few weeks. Locally, in economic news on Thursday, Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens is scheduled to address the annual general meeting of the Australian Payments and Clearing Association in Sydney. More...
  5. Wells Fargo's grim retirement planning reality: some want to 'die early'Thu, 23 Oct 2014 04:54:43 GMT
    Joe Ready, director of institutional retirement and trust at Wells Fargo, encourages Americans to have a written retirement-savings plan to increase the likelihood they'll hit their goals. Wells Fargo's latest progress report on Americans saving for retirement paints a grim picture. More...
  6. Bank of America Customers Double-Charged in Apple Pay SnafuWed, 22 Oct 2014 22:01:58 GMT
    About 1,000 Bank of America Corp. debit transactions made using Apple Inc.'s new mobile-payment system were mistakenly duplicated. "We apologize for the inconvenience and are correcting this issue immediately and all duplicates will be refunded," Tara Burke, a spokeswoman for the bank, said in a phone interview. More...
  7. Tesoro Logistics should be bought on weakness, says OppenheimerWed, 22 Oct 2014 17:55:00 GMT
    On The Fly: Analyst Upgrade Summary Today's noteworthy upgrades include: AOL upgraded to Buy from Hold at Evercore... ARM Holdings upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS... American Assets Trust upgraded to Buy from Hold at MLV & Co.... American Midstream Partners upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Ladenburg... BancorpSouth upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at JPMorgan... Chesapeake upgraded at UBS... Chuy's upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel... Dean Foods upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley... East West Bancorp upgraded at BMO Capital... El Paso Electric upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Ladenburg... Generac upgraded to Buy from Hold at KeyBanc... Gold Fields upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at HSBC... Harmony Gold upgraded to Neutral from Underweight at HSBC... Hess Corp. upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS... Hovnanian upgraded to Market Perform from Underperform ... (more) More...
  8. Anyone returning from an Ebola-striken African country will be monitored for 21 daysWed, 22 Oct 2014 17:54:59 GMT
    WASHINGTON >> Federal health officials are significantly expanding the breadth of vigilance for Ebola, saying that all travelers who come into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for symptoms of illness for 21 days. The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the program will begin Monday and cover visitors as well as aid workers, journalists and other Americans returning from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea. More...
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  1. Police repeatedly mistake Pennsylvania man for suspected cop killer Eric FreinFri, 24 Oct 2014 13:08:55 GMT
    Friends and strangers are rallying to help a man whom police have repeatedly mistaken for Eric Frein, the alleged cop killer and survivalist still on the loose in northeastern Pennsylvania. More...
  2. NYC officer remains critical but stable after hatchet attack; second officer stableFri, 24 Oct 2014 10:31:02 GMT
    A New York City police officer who suffered a serious head wound after being attacked by a hatchet-wielding man remains in critical but stable condition. More...
  3. Ole Miss balancing act: Dixie and diversity mix as Rebels play their best football since 1962Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:45:47 GMT
    Ole Miss is enjoying its best football season in a half-century, and that's bringing new attention to Mississippi's flagship university. More...
  4. US officials see signs of rebuilding in Iraqi army after sectarian divisions and breakdownsFri, 24 Oct 2014 08:30:43 GMT
    Iraq's fractured army has begun to regroup and stage modest, localized attacks on the Islamic State militants who routed them last spring and summer, but they are unlikely to be ready to launch a major counteroffensive for many months, senior U.S. military officials say. More...
  5. 7 hurt, 2 seriously, as car plows into Mexican Restaurant in San Francisco Bay AreaFri, 24 Oct 2014 07:01:04 GMT
    Police say seven people were injured when a car crashed into a restaurant in a Northern California shopping center. More...
  6. Missouri police preparing for grand jury decision Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:40:31 GMT
    Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury's decision about whether to charge a white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old in suburban St. Louis. More...
  7. Police get constitutional training, riot gear for grand jury decision in Missouri shootingFri, 24 Oct 2014 05:15:18 GMT
    Missouri police have been buying new gear and getting trained on constitutional rights as they prepare for a grand jury decision on whether to charge a white policeman in the shooting death of a black 18-year-old. More...
  8. Terror connection not ruled out in ax attack, police sayFri, 24 Oct 2014 04:15:27 GMT
    Terrorism is not being ruled out in Thursdays hatchet attack on New York City police officers. More...
  9. Hatchet-wielding suspect shot by officers, police sayFri, 24 Oct 2014 02:47:30 GMT
    New York City police shot and killed a hatchet-wielding man on Thursday after he suddenly attacked a group of patrol officers without warning in broad daylight on a busy commercial district in Queens. More...
  1. Halle Berry Now Has a Lingerie Line and It's Really SexyFri, 24 Oct 2014 06:00:00 EDT
    You'll never guess what inspired her latest venture More...
  2. Doctor in New York City Tests Positive for EbolaThu, 23 Oct 2014 21:25:00 EDT
    Dr. Craig Spencer recently returned from treating patients for the virus in Guinea More...
  3. Lamar Odom Won't Sign Divorce Papers, Kardashians Haven't Heard from Him in WeeksThu, 23 Oct 2014 20:50:00 EDT
    The reality star's estranged husband Lamar Odom has yet to respond to her filing More...
  4. Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's Family-Friendly DinnerThu, 23 Oct 2014 20:30:00 EDT
    The exes enjoyed a low-key dinner with their kids in L.A. on Wednesday More...
  5. We Whip Up a Recipe From Stanley Tucci and Felicity Blunt's New CookbookThu, 23 Oct 2014 19:35:00 EDT
    In our weekly Tiny Test Kitchen column, we tested The Tucci Table's recipe for Cornish Game Hens More...
  6. Brittany Maynard to Dr. Ira Byock: Quit Talking About MeThu, 23 Oct 2014 19:05:00 EDT
    Maynard says Byock's comments are untrue, disturbing and disrespectful More...
  7. Canadian Shooting Victim Nathan Cirillo: His Dogs and Friends in MourningThu, 23 Oct 2014 19:00:00 EDT
    Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was killed in a terrorist attack in Ottawa Wednesday More...
  8. Ebola in America: Survivors Recall Tough Recovery but Are Grateful to Be AliveThu, 23 Oct 2014 18:30:00 EDT
    "I fought and won," tweets cameraman Ashoka Mukpo after getting cleared to go home More...
  9. Romanian Princess Apologizes for Role in Cockfighting Ring, Gets ProbationThu, 23 Oct 2014 18:00:00 EDT
    "I'm very sorry about my involvement in this business," Irina Walker told a federal judge More...
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  1. Halle Berry Now Has a Lingerie Line and It's Really SexyFri, 24 Oct 2014 06:00:00 EDT
    You'll never guess what inspired her latest venture More...
  2. Doctor in New York City Tests Positive for EbolaThu, 23 Oct 2014 21:25:00 EDT
    Dr. Craig Spencer recently returned from treating patients for the virus in Guinea More...
  3. Lamar Odom Won't Sign Divorce Papers, Kardashians Haven't Heard from Him in WeeksThu, 23 Oct 2014 20:50:00 EDT
    The reality star's estranged husband Lamar Odom has yet to respond to her filing More...
  4. Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin's Family-Friendly DinnerThu, 23 Oct 2014 20:30:00 EDT
    The exes enjoyed a low-key dinner with their kids in L.A. on Wednesday More...
  5. We Whip Up a Recipe From Stanley Tucci and Felicity Blunt's New CookbookThu, 23 Oct 2014 19:35:00 EDT
    In our weekly Tiny Test Kitchen column, we tested The Tucci Table's recipe for Cornish Game Hens More...
  6. Brittany Maynard to Dr. Ira Byock: Quit Talking About MeThu, 23 Oct 2014 19:05:00 EDT
    Maynard says Byock's comments are untrue, disturbing and disrespectful More...
  7. Canadian Shooting Victim Nathan Cirillo: His Dogs and Friends in MourningThu, 23 Oct 2014 19:00:00 EDT
    Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was killed in a terrorist attack in Ottawa Wednesday More...
  8. Ebola in America: Survivors Recall Tough Recovery but Are Grateful to Be AliveThu, 23 Oct 2014 18:30:00 EDT
    "I fought and won," tweets cameraman Ashoka Mukpo after getting cleared to go home More...
  9. Romanian Princess Apologizes for Role in Cockfighting Ring, Gets ProbationThu, 23 Oct 2014 18:00:00 EDT
    "I'm very sorry about my involvement in this business," Irina Walker told a federal judge More...
Music News
  1. Drake Says He Wrote Alicia Keys' 'Un-Thinkable' About Nicki MinajWed, 13 Oct 2010 16:09:56 EDT
    Drake confirms speculation that he wrote Alicia Keys' forbidden-love hit "Un-Thinkable" with Nicki Minaj in mind. More...
  2. Chuckie Says He's 'Excited' To Tour With Legendary Paul OakenfoldWed, 13 Oct 2010 16:09:56 EDT
    Dutch dance music DJ/producer Chuckie will join Paul Oakenfold's Facelift Tour, which kicked off last week. More...
  3. Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music Artists Push One Another, Common SaysWed, 13 Oct 2010 15:57:37 EDT
    G.O.O.D. Music members Common and Big Sean talk about how the competitive vibe of Kanye West's hip-hop collective inspires members to make their best music. More...
  4. Kings Of Leon's Come Around Sundown: Night MovesWed, 13 Oct 2010 15:20:19 EDT
    Kings of Leon are taking a victory lap with Come Around Sundown, the follow-up to their Grammy-winning breakthrough, in Bigger Than the Sound. More...
  5. Ke$ha Works On Her 'Psychic Abilities'Wed, 13 Oct 2010 14:51:26 EDT
    Ke$ha tells Seventeen touring spiritual healer helps her hone in on "psychic abilities" and center her chakras before every show. More...
Music News
  1. A British man has been killed during a robbery at a bar in Sao Paulo, Brazil.Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:32:32 GMT
    The man, named locally as Jason Richard Stevens, was understood to be working in the city of Sao Paulo as a translator. The two assailants are then believed to have fled the scene in a getaway vehicle driven by a third man. More...
  2. New Mexico wants home of noted artist recognizedThu, 23 Oct 2014 20:34:20 GMT
    Sculptor Luis Jimenez, is photographed in March 2003 at his Hondo, N.M. studio with the mockette sculpture "Mustang" along with the larger piece commissioned for display at the Denver International Airport. New Mexico preservation officials are pushing for the home and studios of Jimenez to be added to the National Register of Historic Properties. More...
  3. Mama June rekindles old romance with sex offender who molested childThu, 23 Oct 2014 16:32:53 GMT
    Revealed: Muslim convert who shot dead Canadian soldier is the 'privately-educated son of country's immigration chief, had his passport revoked and has links to Syrian terrorist' Pictured: Heroic sergeant-at-arms, 58, walking through Parliament gun in hand just moments after he killed gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau Man arrested at gunpoint after he came 'just steps' away from Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper as he lay a wreath at Ottawa War Memorial Man who went missing nine years ago is found dead in car pulled from Ohio pond ...but how he ended up there remains a chilling mystery Lovelorn pharmacy technician shot dead his female colleague then turned the gun on himself at the hospital where they worked when she rejected his romantic advances Has Kim Jong Un carried out another blood-thirsty purge? Claims North Korean dictator has executed six top-ranking officials amid signs he was ... (more) More...
  4. File photo dated 02/10/14 of Ed Miliband, who has called for unity...Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:35:53 GMT
    File photo dated 02/10/14 of Ed Miliband, who has called for unity within his party after a bruising few weeks for his leadership, insisting a Labour election victory was "within our sights". Ed Miliband has said a Labour government would immediately bring in an immigration Bill as he insisted people's fears can be addressed without risking Britain's EU membership. More...
  5. Police killer Harry Roberts gunned down three unarmed officers in Braybrook Street, west LondonThu, 23 Oct 2014 08:43:30 GMT
    Notorious police killer Harry Roberts is to be released from prison within days - despite being warned by a judge that he faced dying in jail. Roberts, now 78, was jailed for life for the murder of three policemen in an act which shocked the country and was condemned by the judge as "the most heinous crime for a generation or more". More...