One missing in firework plant blaze

Ludlow Advertiser: A large blaze broke out at a fireworks factory (Jacob Wilcox)

7:04pm Thursday 30th October 2014

One person is unaccounted for after a large blaze broke out at a fireworks factory, police said tonight.

Poll predicts Labour seats crash

Ludlow Advertiser: Jim Murphy MP is running for the leadership of the Scottish Labour Party

3:17am Thursday 30th October 2014

Labour would be left with just four seats in Scotland if a general election was held tomorrow, according to a poll.

Tributes for Sarah Payne's father

Ludlow Advertiser: Michael Payne arriving at Maidstone Crown Court for sentencing after he admitted glassing his brother

3:17am Thursday 30th October 2014

Tributes have been paid to the father of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne after he was found dead at his home.

Libya rendition case can be heard

Ludlow Advertiser: Abdul Hakim Belhaj, who claims that British intelligence was responsible for providing information that facilitated his rendition (Cori Crider/ Reprieve/PA)

10:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

The case of Libyan politician Abdul Hakim Belhaj and his wife Fatima Boudchar who allege the UK participated in their rendition to Tripoli can be heard in the English courts.

Harry welcomes poppy campaign bus

Ludlow Advertiser: Prince Harry, Barbara Windsor and Joss Stone meets supporters of the Royal British Legion's London Poppy Day appeal

11:56am Thursday 30th October 2014

Prince Harry welcomed soap royalty Barbara Windsor and war veterans as they called into Buckingham Palace to mark London Poppy Day - on a bus.

Apple boss Cook 'proud to be gay'

Ludlow Advertiser: Apple chief executive Tim Cook has publicly come out as gay (AP)

1:29pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Apple boss Tim Cook has revealed he is "proud to be gay" and hopes that in publicly coming out he can help others come to terms with their sexuality.

Nato notes spike in Russian flights

Ludlow Advertiser: A Russian Bear H aircraft as photographed from an intercepting RAF quick-reaction Typhoon near to UK airspace (MoD/PA Wire)

2:54pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Nato has reported an "unusual" spike in Russian military flights in European airspace after RAF fighters were scrambled to intercept a pair of Russian long-range bombers over the North Sea.

Aid ship arrives for Ebola mission

Ludlow Advertiser: The Argus is loaded with UK-funded pick-up trucks to help tackle the Ebola crisis

2:54pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A British ship carrying aid, supplies and vehicles has arrived in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone.

NHS staff in fresh strike over pay

Ludlow Advertiser: Health workers are planning to strike again over pay

3:55pm Thursday 30th October 2014

The Government is facing a fresh strike by health workers including nurses, midwives, domestic staff and radiographers in the bitter row over pay.

Drugs policy is working - Cameron

Ludlow Advertiser: David Cameron has defended the Government's stance on criminalising cannabis

12:17am Thursday 30th October 2014

David Cameron has insisted the Government's drugs policy is working as a long-awaited Home Office report on substance abuse triggered a furious coalition row between between Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats.


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