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Morning Headlines
19th November 2014

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Police looking for violent 12 from “million mask march” 

Police are looking to identify twelve people in connection with violent disorder that took place during the "million mask march" earlier this month.

Pockets of violence during a largely peaceful march led to ten arrests. 

Police say that some taking part in the march were "determined to commit crime".

They are now looking for some who created a "pocket of violence" between 7-8pm.

Rope-a-dope: £500k of cocaine found in rope seized at Gatwick 

Cocaine with a street value of £500,000 has been seized at Gatwick airport after investigators found 13 kilograms of the drug inside a rope.

Border force officers inspected a tubular rope being used to secure a pallet of imported food from Jamaica only to find it stuffed with "high purity" cocaine. 

Police described the attempted evasion as “sophisticated”. 

Iraeli PM: I will win battle for Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to “win a battle for Jerusalem”  following a deadly attack yesterday on a synagogue.

Two Palestinians killed four Israeli rabbis in west Jerusalem before being shot dead. At least seven other people were seriously injured in the attack. The violence took place as twenty five people were praying. 

A policeman involved later died of his wounds.

Mr Netanyahu announced he would “settle the score with every terrorist” and ordered the homes of the attackers to be destroyed. He said: “We are in a battle over Jerusalem, our eternal capital.”

The city has endured weeks of unrest, which has partly stemmed from tension over a disputed holy site.

British public-funded probe may land on moon

A British led consortium say they're planning on landing a robotic probe on the moon within the next ten years and plan that the trip that will be funded by the public.

Lunar Mission One want to land on and survey the moon's south pole to see if a base for humans could be set up in the future. They will drill a hundred metres into the earth. The south pole of the moon is constantly in sunlight.

They're aiming to raise £500million for the project using donations from the public, who in return will get their DNA placed in a time capsule Lunar Mission One are placing in the drilled hole. Donations for DNA begin at $100 (£64.) 

Paddington Bear film classification tweaked 

The British Board of Film Classification has changed it's guidance warning regarding the new Paddington film.

They decided to label the warning as "innuendo" instead of the original "mild sex references", after a plea from the film's distributor Studio Canal.

The change came after Paddington author Michael Bond, 88, said he was "totally amazed" by the classification. 

The director Paul King said: “"I'm not surprised [that the film is rated PG] but I don't think it's a PG for sexiness. That I would find very odd.”

Prince Charles founds Royal Drawing School 

Prince Charles has founded The Royal Drawing School in the capital.

It becomes the first arts institution to be granted the “Royal” title by the Queen since 1956. It was formerly known as the Prince’s Drawing School.  The change in name was accompanied by a new logo displaying Charles’ crest of a crown and three feathers.

The institution, founded in 2000, teaches observational drawing to a thousand students a week.

Charles is known to be a keen artist. 

Marley Marijuana to be released next year 

Bob Marley is to become the face of the world's first big label marijuana brand.

The Marley estate have teamed up with a firm to bring "Marley Natural" to the public, a product which claims to offer "heirloom Jamaican" cannabis that the singer reportedly enjoyed. 

It is being described as the world’s first global cannabis brand. Products will include cannabis-infused lotions and creams and other accessories. 

Bob Marley's daughter, Cedella Marley, told the BBC: “My dad would be so happy to see people understanding the healing power of the herb," she said.

It is intended for release next year. 

England beat Scotland 3-1, Rooney gets a double

England beat Scotland 3-1 at Celtic Park last night. It was the first time England had played there in 110 years.

Alex Oxlaide-Chamberlain opened the scoring while Wayne Rooney got two after half time, firing the Three Lions to victory despite a late goal from Andrew Robertson.

It's England's sixth successive win. 

Smokey the dog saves 3 from fire 

A dog saved three people from dying in a fire at a flat in Shepherd's Bush.

The pooch, who firefighters have nicknamed Smokey, woke up it's owners when smoke began filling the ground floor property. Everyone escaped unharmed.

The pun-loving London Fire Brigade have since tweeted to say "you'd be barking mad" not to have a battery in your smoke alarm.

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