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Soccer hooligan who posed with his graffiti fined by magistrates

CHESTER, England, March 6 (UPI) -- A 19-year-old Welsh man who posted Facebook pictures of himself posing with his graffiti was admonished for his "considerable stupidity" by a British magistrate.
Drug may protect injection drug abusers from HIV

Drug may protect injection drug abusers from HIV

ATLANTA, June 13 (UPI) -- The medication tenofovir, or Viread, taken once a day may prevent HIV transmission among injection drug users, U.S. researchers say.

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Pedophile pornographers sent to prison

CHICAGO, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- An Illinois man became the last of eight "boylovers" caught in a 2009 FBI sting to be imprisoned for sexual exploitation and abuse, authorities said Monday.
Megabus: Crashed bus inspected last week

Megabus: Crashed bus inspected last week

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- The bus that crashed in southern Illinois, killing a female dentist from India, had been thoroughly inspected less than a week earlier, the owner says.

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Jockstrip: The world as we know it.

Canadian claims world squash record ... Florida man repeats as top oyster shucker ... Canadian completes round-the-world walk ... Two-headed king snake found in Tenn. ... The world as we know it from UPI.

Florida man repeats as top oyster shucker

LEONARDTOWN, Md., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- A Florida man, Michael Martin, Sunday won the U.S. National Oyster Shucking Contest for the second year in a row.

Netanyahu bars dignitaries from Gaza

JERUSALEM, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's government has blocked high-profile foreign leaders from entering Gaza from Israel, officials say.

Ireland approves EU Lisbon Treaty

DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Ireland's foreign minister said Saturday the nation's second referendum on the Lisbon Treaty passed by a 67 percent majority of voters.

Lisbon Treaty tough sell in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- The Irish government faces a tough battle getting the Lisbon Treaty ratified in the Oct. 2 referendum, Foreign Affairs Minister Michael Martin said Friday.
British speaker apologizes, won't resign

British speaker apologizes, won't resign

LONDON, May 18 (UPI) -- British House of Commons Speaker Michael Martin apologized but refused to step down Monday as outrage mounted over expense claims by members of Parliament.

EU officials to regroup after treaty vote

BRUSSELS, June 16 (UPI) -- European Union foreign ministers say they'll attempt to chart a course forward for the proposed Lisbon Treaty this week after its rejection by Irish voters.

Licorice extract helps treat canker sores

SEATTLE, May 23 (UPI) -- "Canker sores," or recurrent aphthous ulcers, can be treated with a licorice root extract, U.S researchers say.
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Michael Martin

Michael Martin is a fictional character from the Australian Network Ten soap opera Neighbours, played by Troy Beckwith. He debuted on-screen in 1985 played by Samuel Hammington during the character's first appearance in 1985 and by Troy Beckwith when the character returned to the show in 1992 until 1994. He briefly returned in a guest capacity in 1995, 1996, 1997 and made his final appearance in 1998.

In 1992 When the Martin family returned to Erinborough. New actors were required to play the parts. Troy Beckwith, who had appeared the previous year as Darren Wood, a temporary love interest for Cody Willis, was cast as Michael.

Michael is first seen, along with his sister, Debbie when Julie Robinson arrives at their father Philip's neighbour's house to break the news of a car accident that leaves Philip paralysed and their mother, Loretta dead. Julie helps look after the children and eventually marries Philip and they all move to the country and are heard from sparingly throughout the years.

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