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Footage emerges of the moment Iranian forces captured the British-flagged Stena Impero in the Gulf.

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England fall to an agonising 47-45 defeat by New Zealand in the Netball World Cup semi-final in Liverpool.

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The airline halts all flights to the Egyptian capital for a week as a security "precaution".

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Two burial chambers are being examined in the search for a teenager, missing since 1983.

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Labour's Gloria De Piero, who opposes a second EU referendum, says she has received online abuse.

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Ireland's Shane Lowry shoots an incredible eight-under 63 to give him a four-shot lead heading into Sunday's final round of The Open.

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Passengers were left coughing and short of breath following exposure on the morning Tube train.

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Stephen McDonell was reporting live from a pro-China rally, ahead of more pro-democracy protests in the city.

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Demonstrators call for anti-Putin activists to be allowed to run in September's Moscow elections.

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The German leader uses the 75th anniversary to call on citizens to counter rising right-wing extremism.

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The government says separate entrances "stigmatise" social housing tenants in new developments.

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The March for Change is protesting ahead of the announcement of a new prime minister.

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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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