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Pressure grows on the president to stand aside as thousands march to welcome the army takeover.

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The chancellor is expected to announce plans to examine the idea in Wednesday's Budget.

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Philip Hammond will use the Budget to "attack problems" that lost the Tories votes, a former minister tells Newsnight.

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The US president's move comes a day after US hunters were told they could import elephant trophies.

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The annual fundraiser included a Blue Peter Strictly special and a singing EastEnders cast.

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A helicopter and a plane crashed in Buckinghamshire, killing all four people in the two aircraft.

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Researchers found a lower risk of cardiovascular disease in owners of dogs, especially hunting breeds.

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A touching moment said to be in the aftermath of the Iranian earthquake isn't what it seems.

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Ninety MPs write to the PM, saying patients are being "failed" by strained NHS social care services.

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The jurist, who proclaimed to speak for "all heterosexual males", provokes a firestorm of ridicule.

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Anas Sarwar and Richard Leonard have been embroiled in a bitter campaign to succeed Kezia Dugdale.

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The comedian announces a surprise finale to show what happened between John and Kayleigh.

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Community News

Healthy Eating Tips For Local Families

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013

KEEP THE WHOLE FAMILY IN TIP TOP SHAPE. Family life can be hectic and keeping up with the fast pace of it can be difficult, which also means having regular healthy meals can be easier said than done.

Are You Insured? Are You Covered?

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 7th March 2013

BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY! In this day and age it seems as if everyone is trying to sell you insurance for everything such as pet insurance, phone insurance, laptop insurance and tablet insurance.

Do You Support Your Local Businesses?

Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 6th March 2013

LENDING YOUR LOCAL SUPPORT. Do you use your local shop? Do you go to the local pub? Do you visit your local butcher? Many studies have shown that support in local businesses is on the up.

Keeping Our Local Parks Clean

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our Battersea community.

Avoid The Local Cowboys

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 28th February 2013

HOW EASY IS IT TO SPOT A LOCAL COWBOY TRADER? There are numerous reasons why cowboy builders get away with their bad practices and carry on working in the community such as people not asking for verified references, no signed contract, not obtaining at least 3 other quotes to compare, clients naturally go for the cheapest quote and some residents or businesses are impatient and choose not to wait for the best builder.

Dealing With Stress At Work

Posted by Administrator : Monday 25th February 2013

ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.

Local Weather

Turning unsettled next week. Darren Bett has the latest long range forecast.

Flooding rain expected in Sri Lanka and southern India as a low pressure system intensifies. Chris Fawkes has the latest forecast for the region.

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