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Shop on eBay on Your Android Phone in the UK, Australia, and Canada

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Do we really need to be shopping on our phones while out shopping for phones?
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Google Android Phone News

BusinessWire is reporting that eBay has updated their popular eBay for Android app. It’s now available in Australia, the UK, and Canada, as well as the United States, of course.
With features like Voice Search, Buyer alerts, and Daily deals, the eBay for Android app is a sure catch for anyone looking to sell that old iPhone and get an Htc Evo on the spot.
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July 11, 2010 at 4:16 pm

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Christmas wishes from heroes in Afghanistan

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ROYAL Engineers Captain Gary Waddington, 41, from Nuneaton, Warwickshire, wished his family well and said: “Thank you all for your continuing support to us all over here. Merry Christmas.
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Greetings … from left, Sapper Adam Spottiswoode, Lance Corporal
and father-to-be Matt Westwood, and Fusilier Brae-Scott Williams

TROOPS on the front line in Afghanistan have sent Christmas messages back to
their families.

Here are a selection:
SAPPER Adam Spottiswoode, 19, of 28 Engineer Regiment, from flood-hit
Workington, Cumbria: “Have a good Christmas and New Year – and keep your
feet dry. If you need my wellies they’re under the stairs.”

LANCE Corporal and father- to-be Matt Westwood, 29, based in Chester: “Tara,
missing you loads. Soon be home to see you and our new baby girl. Have a
good Christmas, and love you loads. Love Matt xxxx”

FUSILIER Brae-Scott Williams, 26, from Clydach, Swansea: “Sorry it’s my
fifth Christmas away I’ve been away. Don’t know what else to say but hope
you all get drunk – and have one for me.”

Rifleman David Atkinson and Royal Engineers Captain Gary Waddington, 41, of Nuneaton filling out Christmas cards to send home to friends and family.
Heroes … Rifleman David Atkinson and Captain Gary Waddington
He said: “Sorry
I’m not there with you. Just have to put it off until I’m back.”
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December 18, 2009 at 3:46 pm

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British teenager who killed his girlfriend by setting her afire convicted

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Cries of “Yes” echoed round the packed public gallery, and Ms McCagh’s parents linked arms and wept when the jury delivered their decision.
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A teenager who killed his girlfriend by dousing her in petrol and setting her
alight was facing life sentence today after being found guilty of her “cruel
and barbaric” murder.

Stewart Blackburn who was found guilty of the murder of Jessica McCagh at Livingston High Court

Jessica McCagh, 17, was engulfed in flames when Stewart Blackburn, 18, set
light to her in the bedroom of his flat in Arbroath, Angus, after she had
threatened to leave him during a row.

The judge, Lord Bracadale, said today that Blackburn had shown “a degree of
wickedness” that would leave right-thinking people feeling “deeply

“She was your girlfriend, aged 17 years, and she died a terrible death at your
hands,” he said. “Her family are left bereft.”

Deferring sentencing until January for reports, Lord Bracadale said that only
one punishment, life imprisonment, was applicable.

After a ten-day trial the jury at Livingston High Court took less than two
hours to find Blackburn guilty of the murder on April 25 last year.
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December 4, 2009 at 9:12 pm

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