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Press Association 2014

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Missing mother and four children 'feared travelling to Syria'

Haringey Independent: They are believed to have flown from London City Airport

5:45am Saturday 29th August 2015

A missing mother and her four children are feared to be travelling to war-torn Syria, Scotland Yard said,

MTV Video Music Awards: The first ladies of pop who have rocked the ceremony

Haringey Independent: MTV Video Music Awards: The first ladies of pop who have rocked the ceremony

12:11am Saturday 29th August 2015

Here’s how our favourite divas stole the headlines at the annual music awards bash over the years.

Twerking grandmother and Philippine girl group help kick off new X Factor series

Haringey Independent: Twerking grandmother and Philippine girl group help kick off new X Factor series

12:11am Saturday 29th August 2015

The TV singing contest is headed back to our screens for a new series.

X Factor 2015: 11 new X-ceedingly X-citing changes to the show

Haringey Independent: X Factor 2015: 11 new X-ceedingly X-citing changes to the show

12:11am Saturday 29th August 2015

A new series, a new line-up and a new look – ITV’s singing contest is back on our screens.

Steven Moffat: I'd beat Peter Capaldi in Doctor Who knowledge battle

Haringey Independent: Steven Moffat: I'd beat Peter Capaldi in Doctor Who knowledge battle

12:11am Saturday 29th August 2015

The show’s lead writer and executive producer said would still win in a Time Lord quiz.

Bank holiday train services hit by strike action and engineering works

Haringey Independent: First Great Western services will be hit by strike action

12:08am Saturday 29th August 2015

Britons setting off on a bank holiday getaway face travel chaos today as trains are disrupted by striking rail workers and engineering works.

How do you avoid a hangover? Drink less alcohol

Haringey Independent: There is no escaping a hangover if you drink too much, say scientists

12:08am Saturday 29th August 2015

Whisper it quietly, but there is no cure for a hangover.

UK concerns raised after Spanish customs vessel fires live rounds off Gibraltar

Haringey Independent: The Foreign Office has raised concerns about Spanish incursions into UK waters off Gibraltar

12:08am Saturday 29th August 2015

Britain has expressed deep concern after Spain confirmed that one of its customs vessels fired live rounds during a dispute with a pleasure boat in UK territorial waters off Gibraltar.

Doctor Who and Sherlock writer Moffat backs 'madly varied' BBC

Haringey Independent: Steven Moffat has previously hit out at the Government's plans for the BBC

12:08am Saturday 29th August 2015

The man behind some of the BBC's biggest shows, including Sherlock and Doctor Who, has asked people to imagine what the world would be like without the "insane variety" of the BBC.

Women 'earn £1,111 more than men' in their 20s

Haringey Independent: New data suggests women earn more than men in their 20s, but the roles are reversed thereafter

12:08am Saturday 29th August 2015

The gender pay gap has been reversed for women in their 20s but female salaries remain overtaken by men in later life.

Silent tribute for Shoreham crash victims

Haringey Independent: People look at floral tributes left on the Old Tollbridge near the A27 at Shoreham in West Sussex after last week's crash

12:08am Saturday 29th August 2015

Communities touched by the Shoreham air crash will fall silent today exactly one week on from the disaster which claimed at least 11 lives.

Murdoch company executives could face corporate charges over phone hacking

Haringey Independent: Rebekah Brooks will reportedly return to News Corp as chief executive of the UK division

12:08am Saturday 29th August 2015

Top executives at Rupert Murdoch's publishing company could face corporate criminal charges over phone hacking, it has emerged.

GCSEs 2015: Third of private school entries awarded top grade

Haringey Independent: 32.9% of exam entries from fee-paying schools were awarded an A* grade this year, data from the Independent Schools Council shows

12:08am Saturday 29th August 2015

Almost a third of GCSE entries from private school pupils were awarded the top grade this year, figures show.

Jeremy Corbyn seeks support from northern voters

Haringey Independent: Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn is calling for investment in northern areas

12:08am Saturday 29th August 2015

Jeremy Corbyn will seek the support of voters in the north of England as he helps launch a new Labour group devoted to pushing regeneration projects in the party's traditional heartlands.

HSBC vows 275,000 payments hit by glitch processed by this morning

Haringey Independent: Customers of HSBC did not receive payments into their accounts because of problems with the Bacs system

12:08am Saturday 29th August 2015

HSBC has said all of the 275,000 payments held up by a glitch today would be processed by this morning.

Hollyoaks' Tamara Wall: Dylan's death could destroy Grace and Trevor

Haringey Independent: Tamara Wall: Grace Black will be bad again

12:11am Saturday 29th August 2015

The actress thinks Trevor may never forgive Grace for Dylan’s death.

Manchester City will wait to complete deal for Wolfsburg forward Kevin De Bruyne

Haringey Independent: Manchester City are keen to sign Wolfsburg forward Kevin De Bruyne

11:33pm Friday 28th August 2015

Manchester City are closing in on Wolfsburg forward Kevin De Bruyne but want to wait until Saturday's match with Watford is out of the way before making any deal public, according to the Bundesliga club's director of sport Klaus Allofs.

CBB contestant Tila Tequila kicked out over 'unacceptable' views

Haringey Independent: CBB contestant Tila Tequila kicked out over 'unacceptable' views

10:56pm Friday 28th August 2015

The glamour model was booted off the show after scores of complaints about allegedly anti-Semitic views she had aired previously.

Everyone's loving new CBB housemates Bobby Davro and Janice Dickinson

Haringey Independent: Everyone's loving new CBB housemates Bobby Davro and Janice Dickinson

10:56pm Friday 28th August 2015

The former supermodel and actor had us all in stitches.

Australia win Women's Ashes with victory against England at Hove

Haringey Independent: Australia regained the Ashes with victory at Hove

10:28pm Friday 28th August 2015

Australia regained the Women's Ashes after beating England by 20 runs at Hove to take an unassailable 10-4 lead in the series.

It's war between Farrah and Natasha in the Celebrity Big Brother house

Haringey Independent: It's war between Farrah and Natasha in the Celebrity Big Brother house

10:17pm Friday 28th August 2015

And Twitter is firmly on Natasha’s side.

England backs coach Andy Farrell wants Sam Burgess to push for starting berth

Haringey Independent: The pressure is on Sam Burgess to prove his doubters wrong

10:07pm Friday 28th August 2015

Andy Farrell insists Sam Burgess "ain't got his L plates on anymore" as he urges the rugby league convert to force his way into England's starting line-up.

Tila Tequila removed from Celebrity Big Brother due to 'unacceptable' views

Haringey Independent: Tila Tequila has been removed from the Big Brother house

9:52pm Friday 28th August 2015

Glamour model Tila Tequila has been removed from the Celebrity Big Brother house after posting "totally unacceptable" views on social media, Channel 5 said.

Judy Murray reveals Strictly Come Dancing favourites

Haringey Independent: Judy Murray reveals Strictly Come Dancing favourites

9:17pm Friday 28th August 2015

The new series starts next week.

Judy Murray reveals Strictly Come Dancing favourites

Haringey Independent: Judy Murray was voted off after eight weeks in last year's series

9:11pm Friday 28th August 2015

Former Strictly Come Dancing contestant Judy Murray has revealed who she will be rooting for when the show returns next week.

Murdoch company executives could face corporate charges over phone hacking

Haringey Independent: The Metropolitan Police has handed a "full file" of evidence to prosecutors relating to hacking at the News of the World

8:02pm Friday 28th August 2015

Top executives at Rupert Murdoch's publishing company could face corporate criminal charges over phone hacking, it has emerged.

Judy Murray hails Andy's mentality ahead of US Open

Haringey Independent: Andy Murray, pictured, starts his US Open campaign against Nick Kyrgios

7:58pm Friday 28th August 2015

Judy Murray believes marriage and the prospect of fatherhood has made her son Andy more relaxed on court as the Scot bids to win a second US Open title.

Judy Murray: Andy faces tough US Open match against Nick Kyrgios

Haringey Independent: Judy Murray said her son Andy's match against Nick Kyrgios in the US Open will be tough

7:42pm Friday 28th August 2015

Andy Murray has been dealt a tough opening match as he prepares to take on Australia's Nick Kyrgios in the US Open, his mother Judy said.

Everton announce the signing of striker Leandro Rodriguez from River Plate

Haringey Independent: Roberto Martinez has brought Leandro Rodriguez to Goodison Park

7:38pm Friday 28th August 2015

Uruguayan striker Leandro Rodriguez has completed his move to Everton from River Plate Montevideo for an undisclosed fee.

Heart muscle repair role envisioned for living 'tissue-Velcro'

Haringey Independent: Scientists believe the "tissue-Velcro" system could be used to repair and re-build damaged heart muscle

7:08pm Friday 28th August 2015

A biological Velcro has been developed that makes it possible to stack layers of living tissue together and then peel them apart.

This is why girl of the moment Emily Ratajkowski is our new style crush

Haringey Independent: This is why girl of the moment Emily Ratajkowski is our new style crush

6:58pm Friday 28th August 2015

The model and actress is a bit of a rising star.

Jess Glynne 'overwhelmed' to land number one album

Haringey Independent: Jess Glynne 'overwhelmed' to land number one album

6:02pm Friday 28th August 2015

The 25-year-old’s debut full-length record, I Cry When I Laugh, went straight into the top spot in the UK albums chart.

Jonny Evans holding talks with West Brom after fee agreed with Manchester United

Haringey Independent: Jonny Evans is set to move to West Brom from Manchester United

5:57pm Friday 28th August 2015

West Brom have agreed a fee with Manchester United for defender Jonny Evans, Press Association Sport understands.

Froome loses time on leader as Lindeman claims stage seven of Vuelta a Espana

Haringey Independent: Chris Froome lost contact with the group of contenders for the Vuelta a Espana on Friday's seventh stage, conceding valuable time

5:42pm Friday 28th August 2015

Tour de France champion Chris Froome suffered a blow in his bid to add the Vuelta a Espana title on Friday's seventh stage to La Alpujarra.

Stoke reject a new £2million bid from Norwich for Jonathan Walters

Haringey Independent: Mark Hughes, pictured, is keen for Jon Walters to stay at Stoke

5:34pm Friday 28th August 2015

Stoke have rejected a fresh £2million bid from Norwich for forward Jonathan Walters.

Twitter feed to document anti-Islamic State fight

Haringey Independent: The Twitter account aims to keep people up to date on the Government's battle with IS

5:33pm Friday 28th August 2015

Ministers have deployed a new weapon to combat Islamic State (IS) - a dedicated Twitter feed.

EastEnders' boss slams 'snobbery' towards soaps

Haringey Independent: EastEnders' boss slams 'snobbery' towards soaps

5:08pm Friday 28th August 2015

Speaking at the Edinburgh Television Festival, Dominic Treadwell-Collins said it was very easy to knock the soaps, but viewers would “keep coming back”.

People are convinced Caitlyn Jenner looks a lot like supermodel Cindy Crawford

Haringey Independent: People are convinced Caitlyn Jenner looks a lot like supermodel Cindy Crawford

5:08pm Friday 28th August 2015

Maybe there’s a reason why.

'Huge inconsistencies' in Post Office currency rates

Haringey Independent: Almost nine in 10 (87%) Post Office travel money customers choose to buy in branch rather than online

5:08pm Friday 28th August 2015

Customers face a postcode lottery when buying currency in their local Post Office, it has been claimed.

Unaccompanied child asylum seekers level rises 46%

Haringey Independent: The migrants crisis has been described as "the worst since the Second World War"

4:58pm Friday 28th August 2015

The number of unaccompanied children seeking asylum in the UK has increased by almost half, official figures show.

Platini to leave UEFA in 2019 if he fails to land FIFA presidency

Haringey Independent: Michel Platini will leave UEFA in 2019 if he fails to win the FIFA presidency

4:57pm Friday 28th August 2015

Michel Platini has announced he will step down as UEFA president in 2019 if he fails to win FIFA's top job in next year's election.

Why you need to start saving £28 a week for Christmas today

Haringey Independent: It's time to start saving for those Christmas presents

4:48pm Friday 28th August 2015

Anyone hoping to avoid the annual financial crush of Christmas needs to start saving right now, a bank has warned.

Boxer Anthony Crolla will again bid to win the WBA title against Darleys Perez

Haringey Independent: Anthony Crolla, pictured, battled to a draw in his first bout with Darleys Perez

4:48pm Friday 28th August 2015

Anthony Crolla has been given the chance to avenge his draw with WBA lightweight champion Darleys Perez after it was announced there would be a rematch between the pair later this year.

Keinhorst the Wembley odd man out for Challenge Cup finalists Leeds Rhinos

Haringey Independent: Mitch Achurch will make his Wembley debut after getting the nod for a place on the Leeds bench

4:43pm Friday 28th August 2015

Jimmy Keinhorst was the unlucky player to miss out when Leeds coach Brian McDermott announced his line-up for the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup final.

Dafne Schippers defends performance following 200m gold in Beijing

Haringey Independent: Dafne Schippers stormed to the world 200m crown

4:34pm Friday 28th August 2015

Dafne Schippers insisted she was running clean after taking World Championship gold with a time that saw her become the third fastest woman over 200 metres in history.

Katarina Johnson-Thompson left to rue the "worst week" of her life

Haringey Independent: Great Britain's Katarina Johnson-Thompson did not enjoy her time in Beijing

4:14pm Friday 28th August 2015

Katarina Johnson-Thompson was left to rue the "worst week" of her life after she followed her heptathlon nightmare by only managing 11th place in the long jump at the World Championships in Beijing.

Chelsea Pensioner jailed for sex assault on young woman

Haringey Independent: Chelsea Pensioner Patrick Teegan was jailed for 12 months for sexually assaulting a young woman in his room

3:45pm Friday 28th August 2015

A Chelsea Pensioner was today jailed for 12 months for sexually assaulting a young woman in his room.

Salesman's 50p horse bet tops William Hill's longest odds wins list

Haringey Independent: In 2008 Fred Cragg placed 50p on an eight-horse accumulator bet, collecting £1 million winnings when they all came in

3:37pm Friday 28th August 2015

A fertiliser salesman who became a millionaire off a 50p bet is perhaps the luckiest ever punter, according to William Hill.

Jeremy Clarkson Top Gear departure 'very sad': BBC Two chief

Haringey Independent: The BBC Two controller highlighted "human frailty" as she expressed sadness over Jeremy Clarkson's departure from the flagship show

3:31pm Friday 28th August 2015

Jeremy Clarkson's controversial departure from Top Gear was "very, very sad", controller of BBC Two Kim Shillinglaw has said.

Neonatal unit in Cardiff closed over infection control concerns

Haringey Independent: A neonatal unit in Cardiff has closed due to concerns over its infection control measures

3:31pm Friday 28th August 2015

A Cardiff neonatal unit has closed its doors due to concerns over "poor infection control measures", a health council has said.

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