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Hurricane Floyd:Thousands of British tourists evacuated from danger areas

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Obituary: Vesta and Ashton

ON THEIR last appearance in a British circus, at Chessington Zoo, Surrey, in 1954, the musical comedy act of Vesta and Ashton was billed as "The Immortal Musical Clowns". Consummate performers, they commanded newspaper headlines all their lives and reached their own immortality with the headline "Grimaldis die together in crash". They were on their way to an Airstream Club gathering in Florida, and had been together professionally as circus and variety performers, and as a married couple, for 60 years.
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The new hatched, matched and dispatched

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Honesty box hotels

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Amazing video shows Nasa's 'flame extinguishment experiment' in action
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A Bible for billionaires

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Paranoid parenting is on the rise

And our children are suffering because of it
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The hacker's tale: the slide into crime at the 'News of the World'

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We flinch, but there are degrees of paedophilia

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The truth about conspiracy theories is that some require considering

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Alistair Carmichael: 'The UK as a whole is greater than the sum of its parts'

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