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Campaigners call for more bus services.

Campaigners say the lack of buses leave people isolated at the weekends and limits employment opportunities.

Call for taxi license costs to remain the same

It's as the authority have increased their license fees by 38% to cover the cost of administration costs.

Grimsby MP Austin Mitchell to stand down

It's the end of an era for Grimsby's MP Austin Mitchell.

Parkinsons sufferers welcome education programme

People who've been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in North East Lincolnshire are being urged to sign up to a new educational programme.

Better facilities for disabled students

The building of new facilities at a Grimsby college will provide physically disabled students with key life skills.

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Local Sport

MARINERS: Alfreton 3-3 Grimsby Town

Despite a hat trick from Ross Hannah play off rivals Alfreton came back to end the game 3-3.

FOOTBALL: Weekend's local results

Grimsby Town 1-0 Kidderminster Harriers, Cleethorpes Town 4-2 Selby Town & Grimsby Borough 2-1 Knaresborough Town.

FOOTBALL: Weekend local results

A round up of the weekend's football action.

FOOTBALL: Local fixtures

A round up of the weekend's fixtures.

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UK News

Aberdeen: Boy Found On Fire After 'Petrol Game'

A seven-year-old boy who suffered serious burns while playing in an Aberdeen street may have been set on fire in a game that went tragically wrong.

Video: Man Held Over Killing Of Continuity IRA Leader

A 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of former dissident republican leader Tommy Crossan.

Video: Teachers' Strike Possible If Talks Break Down

Teachers are considering a fresh walkout just weeks after strike action forced schools across England and Wales to close.

Video: Easter Weather: Millions Face Heavy Downpours

Easter Sunday and Monday are predicted to be wet for millions of Britons after a dry start to the Bank Holiday weekend.

Man Held For 'Drink Driving' After Cop Car Crash

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after a car crashed into a police patrol vehicle in Dudley in the West Midlands.

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World News

Video: Ukraine Crisis: Putin Hints At Thaw With West

Russian President Vladimir Putin has held out the prospect of improved relations with the West following a tense Cold War-style stand-off over Ukraine.

Video: Missing Plane Search 'Could Take 5 to 7 Days'

Australian officials supervising the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight have said that an underwater search for the black box recorder based on "pings" possibly from the device could be completed in five to seven days.

Video: South Korea Ferry Disaster Captain's Apology

The captain of a ferry that capsized off the coast of South Korea leaving more than 200 children dead or missing has apologised to the families of the victims.

Teen Punished For Asking Miss America To Prom

A Pennsylvania high school student has been suspended for asking reigning Miss America Nina Davuluri to a prom during her visit to the school.

Rob Ford: Crack-Using Mayor Launches Campaign

Supporters of embattled Toronto mayor Rob Ford queued up to get their hands a 'bobble headed' doll of their hero as he launched his bid for re-election.

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Sport

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A round-up of the latest stories from the world of sport - brought to you by the Sky Sports News team.

Palace Make It Five Consecutive Victories

Crystal Palace made it five wins in a row as Mile Jedinak converted from the penalty spot to secure a 1-0 victory over West Ham United at Upton Park.

Spurs Rock Fulham's Survival Hopes

Tottenham dented Fulham's Premier League survival hopes with a 3-1 win over their London rivals at White Hart Lane.

Moores Confirmed As England Head Coach

Peter Moores has been named as England's new head coach, returning to the role he left in 2009.

Superb Hamilton Takes Pole In China

Lewis Hamilton has claimed pole position for the Chinese GP after a masterclass of wet-weather driving in qualifying that literally left Nico Rosberg in an undignified spin.

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Showbiz News

Justin Bieber Petition: White House Responds

The White House has responded to the call to deport Justin Bieber from the US by saying: "We won't be commenting".

Happy: Hundreds Record Videos For Disaster Fund

People from 70 countries have made their own versions of the hit Pharrell Williams' song Happy as part of a campaign to help disaster relief.

Video: Peaches' Funeral At Same Church As Her Mother's

Peaches Geldof's funeral will be held at the same church where her mother Paula Yates' took place.

Novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies In Mexico

Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died aged 87.

Video: AC/DC To Continue Without Ill Malcolm Young

AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band to focus on his health, the band has said.

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And Finally

Car Catches Fire In Longleat's Lion Enclosure

A family have been rescued by safari park rangers after their car caught fire in the middle of the lion enclosure.

Video: Runaway Rhea Outpaces Keepers In Hertfordshire

An ostrich-like animal with razor-sharp claws and a strong kick is still on the run in Hertfordshire after breaking free from its enclosure.

'Toblerone Hijack' Man In Hong Kong Court

A passenger wearing a blanket as a cape and brandishing a Toblerone bar demanded an airliner should divert to the Winter Olympics, a court has heard.

Orangutan Breathes Easy After UK First Surgery

A team of vets and doctors from around the world have performed pioneering surgery on a 29-year-old orangutan at Chester Zoo.

The £7 Nails That Glow When You Hold A Phone

Fake fingernails fitted with LEDs and a tiny antenna - causing them to light up when close to a smartphone - have been shown off by a Japanese toy maker.

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