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POLICE are hunting an armed robber who left staff terrified in two hold-ups just 30 minutes apart.
Hold-ups have come a long way since the days when you had to endlessly hitch them up if you didn't want the Nora Batty effect, while the return of toe-less tights means that perfectly pedicured feet won't go unnoticed.
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A Portland police detective completed one of the sketches after speaking with a victim of one of the Eugene hold-ups, and a Eugene police detective drew the other sketch.
Well nothing changes about hold-ups on the M4 around Newport, does it, but something has certainly changed in the Welsh team.
It gives North Wales a bad reputation for traffic jams and hold-ups, and can put people off from coming here, especially from north west England.
There was yet more morning misery for passengers yesterday with hold-ups into major London stations as well as severe disruption to Eurostar services.
I was sceptical about their ability to provide an adequate service given that, in my experience of the above routes, buses can often be late due to traffic hold-ups.
In one of the building society hold-ups, a 67-year-old cashier at Santander, Bearwood, was "roughed up".
The hold-ups have got considerably worse over the past 12 months.
They allegedly took it in turns to stage hold-ups as the other kept watch outside.
Summary: Hospitals that delay acting on guidance from the health watchdog will be forced to explain hold-ups to patients, under tough new rules.
PIXIE Lott had to be careful when she stepped out in this wildchild outfit, wearing hold-ups and a thigh-skimming skirt.
Today the two zebra crossings in Collingwood Street, Newcastle, were causing hold-ups for motorists in what year?