Father of IRA victim 'shares goals'

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Colin Parry, left, with his wife Wendy and Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness  during the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Foundation for Peace event in Warrington

10:11pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A man whose son was killed by an IRA bomb has spoken of the positive relationship he has developed with Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness - a former commander of the republican organisation.

Facebook app launched in Zambia

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Facebook has teamed up with mobile provider Airtel to give mobile phone owners in Zambia access to health, job and weather information

5:08pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Facebook's quest to bring internet access to the entire planet has seen the company launch a new app that will allow users in Africa to access key services without any data charges.

Good medal haul from home nations

Richmond and Twickenham Times: England's David Weir celebrates with his gold medal after winning the Men's Para-sport 1500m T54 at Hampden Park, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

4:42am Thursday 31st July 2014

The Commonwealth Games saw another good day of medals for the home nations - and a bad day for Australia with one of their team convicted of assault.

Prince visits sick Jack Russell

Richmond and Twickenham Times: The Duke of Rothesay meets Highland Pony Matthew and his handler Alastair Mathieson, during a visit to North Highland College land-based centre for game keeping and veterinary nursing in Halkirk. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 31, 20

3:34am Thursday 31st July 2014

The Prince of Wales visited a sick Jack Russell and admired watercolours during a trip to the northernmost tip of Britain.

Ebola 'unlikely to reach Europe'

Richmond and Twickenham Times: A health expert has said the chances of Ebola spreading to the UK are "very, very, very low"

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

A scientist who helped to discover the deadly Ebola virus has said the current outbreak is extremely unlikely to spread to Europe.

Violent robber missing from prison

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Wayne Whitley was serving a life sentence for a series of violent armed robberies

10:59am Thursday 31st July 2014

A violent armed robber has absconded from open prison in another blow for the Government on a day of damning revelations for the Prison Service.

Ravel Morrison remanded in custody

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Footballer Ravel Morrison was remanded in custody until August 7

1:28pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Premier League footballer Ravel Morrison has been remanded in custody after appearing in court accused of punching and slapping his ex-girlfriend and her mother.

Three Britons die in Croatia crash

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Two children and an adult from the UK were killed in a car collision near Dubrovnik in Croatia

3:39pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Three Britons, including two children, have been killed after their car was in a crash with a truck in Croatia, local police say.

Ethnic minority board test for NHS

Richmond and Twickenham Times: NHS England has set out a new standard which requires the health service to demonstrate how it has progressed on measures of workforce equality

6:04pm Thursday 31st July 2014

The NHS will be assessed on whether people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds are represented on hospital boards, health officials have said.

MPs' concern over violence in Gaza

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Protesters against military action in Gaza during a demonstration in Bristo Square, Edinburgh

6:09pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Two Conservative MPs have written to the Government expressing their concern over the situation in Gaza as a veteran Liberal Democrat called on the Prime Minister to recall Parliament.


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