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Record numbers change their name

A record number of people changed their name this year.

Tory hopes shot down amid airbases concern

Tories tumbled to defeat in a Scottish council by-election amid concerns over defence cuts.

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Magistrates said today they could see "no benefit" in handing a driving ban to a 49-year-old sales engineer who drove a Ducati motorbike at 108mph in a 70mph zone because he had been "stung... and wanted to get home".

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An intact Roman lantern made of bronze, believed by experts to be the only one of its kind in Britain, has been unearthed in a field by a metal-detecting enthusiast.

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Train crash man still 'critical'

A 58-year-old man remains critically ill three days after suffering "life-threatening" abdominal injuries when the train he was travelling in hit a sewage tanker on a level crossing, prosecutors have said.

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A 19-year-old man arrested in connection with a second rape allegation at the Latitude Festival was released on bail, police said.

Fire breaks out at nuclear power station

An overnight fire at the Sizewell B nuclear power plant near Leiston on the Suffolk coast was brought under control by eight fire crews after more than six hours.

Sheepshanks gives Capello his backing

Fabio Capello's position as England head coach has been further strengthened after FA board member David Sheepshanks indicated he believes the Italian should stay on in the job.

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A prisoner escaped from jail by giving another inmate's name as he walked out the gates.

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