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Stonehenge: Preseli stone 'transported over land'

6 hours 14 min ago
Stones taken from the Preseli hills to build Stonehenge may have been taken over land rather than sea.
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Honda workers 'betrayed' by Swindon plant closure

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 17:07
One factory worker says news the Swindon factory will close in 2021 is "a sad day for the town".
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RAF Tornado flypast marks active service retirement

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 16:47
Though no longer to be used in active service, the Tornado jets will help with RAF training.
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Sandhurst officer cadets charged with battery

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 11:39
The Army said the charges related to an incident at the Army's Sandhurst officer training college.
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Sheela-na-gigs: The naked women adorning Britain's churches

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 00:53
Why are churches across Britain adorned with carvings of naked women exposing their genitalia?
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Drug driver Jason Ryan jailed for Lee Sullivan crash death

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 19:15
Jason Ryan admitted death by careless driving through drink or drugs after crashing into a lorry at speed.
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Honda set to close Swindon car plant

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 18:40
The carmaker is set to announce the closure of its Swindon plant in 2022, jeopardising 3,500 jobs, sources say.
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Woman arrested over Gwithian cliff death body

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 15:05
She was questioned on suspicion of aiding or abetting a suicide, police said.
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Russian flag flown on Salisbury Cathedral 'disrespectful'

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 14:25
The stunt has been called "disrespectful" and "stupid" in light of last year's Novichok poisoning.
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Premiership: Bath 30-13 Newcastle Falcons

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 17:24
Three first-half tries help Bath consign bottom side Newcastle to a fourth consecutive Premiership defeat.
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Swindon loanee extends deal with Ipswich

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 14:35
Ipswich Town defender Luke Woolfenden extend his deal with the Championship side until 2022.
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Trowbridge Tesco car park stabbing: Three boys arrested

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 19:05
The victim was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries and remains there in a "serious but stable" condition.
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Schools' climate strike: 'Why we skipped school to protest'

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 15:38
Young people explain why they walked out of schools across England to protest over climate change.
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Couple hopes to find lost teddy's owner after 26 years

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 15:29
A couple is hoping to reunite a teddy bear with its owner 26 years after they found it in Swindon.
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Tiger deaths: Charity calls for zoo regulation reform

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 20:46
"Centralised licensing" is needed for zoos in Britain after the deaths of two tigers, an animal charity says.
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Skripal poisoning: Bellingcat names 'third man' in Salisbury case

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 18:58
He is claimed to be a Russian intelligence officer who was in the UK at the time of the 2018 attack.
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Man critical after Trowbridge Tesco car park stabbing

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 15:52
He suffered life-threatening injuries in the attack at a Tesco Extra in Trowbridge on Wednesday.
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Injured boxer Nick Blackwell trains for half marathon

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 16:04
The former champion boxer had to learn to walk and talk after suffering head injuries.
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Nick Blackwell: Ex-boxer 'learned to eat, talk and walk again' after coma

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 15:50
Former British middleweight champion Nick Blackwell says he is "just happy to be here" after being injured in a sparring session in 2016.
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Wedding appeal for terminally ill bride

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 12:45
Natasha Adkins, 23, has skin cancer and had to postpone her wedding due to brain surgery.
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