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2014/11/24 00:10
2014/11/24 00:10
5h
I had intended this month to continue pretty much where I left off in October, ranting about UKIP in particular and the leading politicians of other parties in general. Now, the leader of the...
2014/11/24 00:10
2014/11/24 00:10
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2014/11/23 16:45
2014/11/23 16:45
13h
Quakers are marking the 350th anniversary of the first written declaration of Quaker commitment to peace. In the declaration, addressed to Charles II in January 1661, Quakers unequivocally refused to...
2014/11/21 19:09
2014/11/21 19:09
2d
... next leg is east Africa,” he said. “We had to dodge West Africa for an original reason, which was avoiding pestilence. “We’re going to go across to Australia and through the Pacific islands, and...
2014/11/19 11:31
2014/11/19 11:31
4d
Ancient street with right royal stories to tellA vintage view of St Stephen's corner and Rampant Horse Street, Norwich. Wednesday, November 19, 2014 It was the main entrance to the walled city of...
2014/11/18 11:43
2014/11/18 11:43
5d
Only by the end of the hour and fifty-five minutes, when you can look back and consider the totality, is it possible to appreciate just how excellent The Restoration of Nell Gwyn is. Unusually, it’s...
2014/11/17 23:37
2014/11/17 23:37
6d
You see, dance isn't only entertainment, it also happens to be a brilliant way into the sort of sexy social history that more po-faced documentaries can overlook. Ever wondered how people flirted with...
2014/11/17 17:09
2014/11/17 17:09
6d
Charles II had sat out the Commonwealth period in France, and brought back with him all manner of elegant French innovations. The minuet, a favourite dance of the Sun King, Louis XIV, would dominate...
2014/11/17 09:09
2014/11/17 09:09
6d
No wonder, then, that many voters are struggling to decide with whom to side. Even so, every poll so far suggests that Ukip is likely to triumph here, with Mr Reckless set to join his fellow...
2014/11/17 00:51
2014/11/17 00:51
7d
From Dirty Dancing to Strictly Ballroom: Dance will be given centre stage on the BBC BY modern standards the cushion dance, a craze which swept through Britain in the 16th century, is rather...
2014/11/16 17:09
2014/11/16 17:09
7d
His crime, it was said, was making war on his own people. His death warrant was signed by 59 men. In the short time before he went to the scaffold, Charles was able to see his eight-year-old son, the...
2014/11/16 00:41
2014/11/16 00:41
8d
Published at 11:42, Tuesday, 11 November 2014 A NEW walking book has stolen the march on next year’s tercentenary of the 1715 Jacobite Rising. For come next October’s anniversary, folk will have had...
2014/11/14 14:01
2014/11/14 14:01
9d
Seeking the Northwest Passage‘A map of the North Pole and parts adjoining’, Moses Pitt, from The English Atlas (1680) – the personal atlas of King Charles II. Photograph courtsey of the British...
2014/11/13 07:35
2014/11/13 07:35
10d
The genteel cobbled lanes of Rochester, which have witnessed rebellion and conformity in turn over the centuries, are a natural venue for the defining political battle of the day. A civil war on the...
2014/11/12 20:42
2014/11/12 20:42
11d
The genteel cobbled lanes of Rochester, which have witnessed rebellion and conformity in turn over the centuries, are a natural venue for the defining political battle of the day. A civil war on the...
2014/11/11 20:08
2014/11/11 20:08
12d
What's This?Sets of lead-crystal drinking goblets found in the Rathfarnham Castle were stained black by the organic deposit that they were preserved in. During a survey of an Irish castle,...
2014/11/10 10:43
2014/11/10 10:43
13d
Historian Judith Rowbotham looks back at attempts to make Nottingham more well-mannered With Hallowe'en and Bonfire Night just behind us, and Christmas revelries before us, concerns about the ways in...
2014/11/09 00:41
2014/11/09 00:41
15d
... Where is the Cerne Abbas Giant, owner of Britain's most impressive erection? 3 In which county is the Rhubarb Triangle? 4 Which is the only county with two completely separate mainland...
2014/11/06 23:04
2014/11/06 23:04
17d
The traditional solid structure of setup, confrontation and resolution was not always as ubiquitous in the film industry as it is today. In earlier stages of cinema there were many attempts to break...
2014/11/06 01:26
2014/11/06 01:26
18d
... horticulture book donated to Australian National University A 350-year-old book showcasing tree-planting techniques in 17th century England has been donated to the Australian National...
2014/11/05 01:39
2014/11/05 01:39
19d
There are generally two types of companies in the oil patch – suppliers, who provide exploration services, and owners, who own the oil and gas reserves, but not the land. But there’s a third, often...
2014/11/24 00:10
2014/11/24 00:10
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