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Defendant cuts own throat in court

Salisbury Journal: A defendant cut his own throat with a smuggled blade after being sentenced

11:12am Friday 1st August 2014

A defendant who smuggled a blade into court cut his own throat moments after he was sentenced.

Group 'to sell off three airports'

Salisbury Journal: BAA - which used to be known as British Airports Authority - also once ran Gatwick, Stansted and Edinburgh airports

11:12am Friday 1st August 2014

The UK airport empire of the former BAA company could be reduced to just one airport - Heathrow - by the end of the year.

Forensic team at MH17 crash site

Salisbury Journal: A pro-Russian rebel throws a hat to his comrade as the convoy of the OSCE mission approaches near the village of Rassipne, Ukraine (AP)

11:12am Friday 1st August 2014

An international forensic investigation team has now reached the site of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash site in Ukraine.

3 boys held over Cadbury manor fire

Salisbury Journal: Photo taken with permission from the Twitter feed of @HighgateFire of a fire at Birmingham's Northfield Manor House

11:12am Friday 1st August 2014

Three schoolboys have been arrested in connection with an arson attack which engulfed a house once owned by members of the Cadbury chocolate dynasty.

RBS reiterates independence warning

Salisbury Journal: RBS said a Yes vote in Scotland's independence referendum will have a "material adverse effect" on its business

11:12am Friday 1st August 2014

Royal Bank of Scotland has repeated its warning of a "material adverse effect" on its business if Scots vote in favour of independence next month.

Bags advice for Gatwick passengers

Salisbury Journal: Passengers walking through Gatwick as the airport is bringing in its own staff to help with the luggage crisis amid fears there could be further chaos this weekend

11:12am Friday 1st August 2014

Passengers are being advised to pack essential items in their hand luggage ahead of another possible weekend of baggage chaos at Gatwick.

PM and Osborne view blaze-hit pier

Salisbury Journal: Prime Minister David Cameron and Chancellor George Osborne meet members of the East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service on Eastbourne Pier, Sussex

6:04am Friday 1st August 2014

David Cameron and George Osborne have seen first-hand the destruction wrought by a fire on Eastbourne Pier - as it was announced that the resort is to be given up to £2 million.

Sierra Leone 2014 cyclist 'missing'

Salisbury Journal: A spokesman for Glasgow 2014 said there is no Ebola in the Athletes' Village

1:50am Friday 1st August 2014

An athlete from Sierra Leone's Commonwealth Games team is reported to have gone missing - just days after his team-mate was tested for the Ebola virus.

Rolf Harris launches appeal bid

Salisbury Journal: Rolf Harris is seeking to appeal against his convictions for sex offences

10:43am Friday 1st August 2014

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has applied for permission to appeal against his convictions for a string of indecent assaults.

Banksy Spy Booth mural vandalised

Salisbury Journal: The Banksy mural has had silver and red paint sprayed over it

11:48am Friday 1st August 2014

A Banksy mural which targets the issue of Government surveillance has been vandalised - with silver and red paint sprayed over it.


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