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2008-09-02 06:00:12

By JOHN ROSS AS THE rain lashed down on the First Minister 2,000ft up in the hills above Loch Ness yesterday, it was a good day to discuss the power that can be harnessed from water.

2008-08-27 06:00:33

By Martin Slack The collaboration, called UK Flow, includes world champion boxers Johnny Nelson and Junior Witter and has the support of Sheffield Central MP Richard Caborn, pop stars Girls Aloud and players from the England football and rugby squads.The group hopes to raise money for a number of knife crime charities across the country with the song, which was the idea of actor Stephen Nicholas, who starred in Sky's football drama Dream Team.Mr Nicholas, 30, said: "We just want to raise...

2008-08-26 18:00:48

THE Government was accused of creating a "teenage timebomb" last night by neglecting young people's health. The Tories warned that the number of teens admitted to hospital for alcohol or smoking-related problems has soared in England since 2000.

2008-08-09 09:00:33

You used to be the female voice of Spitting Image, is that right? Yeah, that was great fun. I was working with Steve Coogan, Rory Bremner and all the big comics of the day. I did the Queen mostly, but lots of the other female puppets as well.

2008-08-07 12:01:01

A UNIQUE exhibition of photographs of Northern Ireland personalities opens at Londonderry's Millennium Forum tomorrow.

2008-07-30 06:00:49

By Jenny Haworth ALEX Salmond yesterday said the past ten days were the most exciting in the history of renewables in Scotland as he gave the go- ahead for a major wind farm to expand.

2008-07-27 00:00:36

I Cannot believe that there are even thoughts of giving Margaret Thatcher a state funeral. She sold off our public utilities, gas, water, electricity, oil, public transport. They should never have been privatised. They belong to the public.

2008-07-24 03:00:47

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2008-07-17 12:01:18

By Susan Erler, The Times, Munster, Ind. Jul. 16--A planned free-standing emergency department in Chesterton is part of a growing trend across the nation. "They're tending to emerge for a couple of reasons," said Douglas Leonard, president of the Indiana Hospital Association.

2008-07-16 06:00:44

By Neil Macfarlane THE former health secretary has thrown his weight behind The Northern Echo?s campaign for a change in the law to stop children from using UV sunbeds. MP Alan Milburn is to table a question in Parliament asking the Government to ban under-16s from using tanning salons.

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