A man from Workington is believed to be amongst those rescued from the BP-run gas plant in Algeria which was attacked by Islamist gunmen on Wednesday. The worker is said to be unharmed and was flown to Sicily last night, on his way to the UK.
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Carl Hodgson, who lives in the town, was sentenced to three years and six months behind bars at Manchester Crown Court today.
The group fears a hoard of Viking treasure found in the region will be moved to the national museum in Edinburgh.
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