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Sell you're story to a newspaper.

Tue 15 Aug 2017, 12:00 pm by papa_umau

Have any of you every thought that you might like to sell a story to a newspaper ?

Well, here is one way to do it from the Sell You're Story Website HERE

HERE  is the first avenue to use to try this.

As I have not actually used this site to sell a story I cannot support the veracity of the promise made there.

Anyway, it might be interesting to look at it.

HERE is the home site for SWNS. ( …

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British pensioners rushing to Europe before Brexit.

Mon 14 Aug 2017, 11:44 am by papa_umau

British pensioners rushing to settle in EU countries ahead of Brexit

British pensioners and people taking early retirement are flocking to settle in European countries ahead of Brexit, amid fears this will become more difficult once freedom of movement ends.

With the clock ticking on the UK’s departure from the European Union, a company that helps those making the move to the continent said the …

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Kim Jong Un threatens Guam with missile strike.

Wed 09 Aug 2017, 10:58 am by papa_umau

North Korea says considering missile strike on Guam

North Korea has said it is considering carrying out missile strikes on the US Pacific territory of Guam.

The report in state media, quoting an earlier military statement, came hours after President Donald Trump threatened North Korea with "fire and fury".

The North's official news agency said it was considering a plan to fire …

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Green4U electric race car revealed.

Tue 01 Aug 2017, 11:08 am by papa_umau

Green4U electric race car revealed; targets Le Mans, may spawn street-legal variant.

The name Green4U is likely not well-known by many, but the company aims to change that with the introduction of an all-electric race car.

The company is the latest project by Don Panoz, best known as the founder of Panoz Motorsport and the sports-car brand which bears his name.

Most importantly, the Green4U …

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So many acid attacks.

Thu 03 Aug 2017, 11:36 am by papa_umau

There have been so many acid attacks the public should be trained to treat them.

People who are on the scene to witness acid attacks can play a vital role in minimising the harm to the victim, leading emergency doctors have said.

Medics are calling for public education on how to deal with injuries caused by an acid attack following a spike in the life-changing assaults.

After contaminated …

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The Yellow Peril going mad.

Fri 28 Jul 2017, 12:17 pm by papa_umau

Outraged motorists baffled after parking officer issues fines for cars parked on their own drives.

Outraged motorists have been left baffled after a parking officer issued dozens of fines for cars parked on their own driveways.

Some residents in the Essex street have even reported three or four tickets being slapped on their vehicles every day.

In a bizarrely strict parking policy, the …

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Charlie Gard: Judge to decide where baby's life will end.

Wed 26 Jul 2017, 11:18 am by papa_umau

A High Court judge is set to decide later where Charlie Gard's life will end after another dispute between his parents and hospital bosses.

Chris Gard and Connie Yates want permission to take the 11-month-old home for his final days.

But Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) said it was not practical to provide the level of life-support treatment to Charlie at the couple's London home.

It says a …

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Watchdogs to get tough on gender stereotypes

Tue 18 Jul 2017, 11:27 am by papa_umau

Advertising watchdog to get tough on gender stereotypes

Advertisements that show men failing at simple household tasks and women left to clean up are set to be banned by the UK advertising watchdog.

The Advertising Standards Authority will crack down on ads that feature stereotypical gender roles.

Ads that mock people for not conforming to gender types or reinforce gender roles had "costs for …

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HS2 reveals the contract winners.

Mon 17 Jul 2017, 11:59 am by papa_umau

HS2 reveals winners of building contracts

The winners of £6.6bn worth of contracts to build the first phase of HS2 between London and Birmingham have been announced by the government.

UK firms Carillion, Costain and Balfour Beatty are among the consortiums who will build tunnels, bridges and embankments on the first stretch of the new high speed rail line.

The contracts will support …

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