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2014/07/20 09:42
2014/07/20 09:42
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Lord Rochester, the Restoration poet and rake, was chief wit at the court of King Charles II. Any gallant could enjoy the sexual and alcoholic freedom that followed the riddance of Puritan morality in...
2014/07/20 09:42
2014/07/20 09:42
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2014/07/18 18:09
2014/07/18 18:09
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To the horror of his companions, he drew his sword and threw himself at the sundial, taking exception to its phallic shape. According to one source, he was heard to yell: “What! Dost thou stand here...
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2014/07/14 00:51
2014/07/14 00:51
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Royal prerogative: The strange and real rules of the monarch AS the annual swan upping ceremony begins we look at some of the monarch's other special rules and privileges. The Queen examines a swan...
2014/07/11 21:56
2014/07/11 21:56
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Family businesses, more than any other type of business, are about continuity. Indeed, many family businesses were there before any other type of business going right back to ancient times. Many have...
2014/07/10 11:42
2014/07/10 11:42
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The Forbidden City, Beijing. (Wikipedia) By Fan Gang, Yuwa Hedrick-Wong, and Li Shuguang Ever since China’s economic opening in the early 1980s, people have been asking how much further can the...
2014/07/09 20:08
2014/07/09 20:08
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Updated: Wednesday, July 9 2014, 03:56 PM EDT By: Marc Stempka ST. MARYS, Pa. -- An Elk County man was arrested for allegedly leading police on an hour-long foot chase when they tried to question...
2014/07/09 14:54
2014/07/09 14:54
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Richard Fahey: Be Bold at HQ Our star columnist Richard Fahey with a horse-by-horse guide to his runners at Newmarket on Thursday. Newmarket. Click here to bet. I’m looking forward to the three...
2014/07/08 18:57
2014/07/08 18:57
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Published: Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 12:01 a.m. Today in History Today is Tuesday, July 8, the 189th day of 2014. There are 176 days left in the year.Today�s highlight:On July 8, 1889, The Wall Street...
2014/07/04 06:31
2014/07/04 06:31
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Special Samuel Pepys play at Cley 14 festivalThe cast of Meeting Mister Pepys, which is being staged at the Cley14 arts festival this month. Meeting Mister Pepys, a spoken-word piece by Fakenham...
2014/07/04 05:00
2014/07/04 05:00
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Football match to drum up Guards’ support Peter Brooks, chairman of the Oxfordshire branch of the Grenadier Guards Association has organised a charity football match A FORMER Grenadier Guard has...
2014/07/03 19:37
2014/07/03 19:37
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It used to be the case that the centrepiece of Labour’s election was to win the heart and mind of “Worcester woman”. Today, on BBC Radio Hereford and Worcester, Chuka could not quite get his tongue...
2014/07/02 21:43
2014/07/02 21:43
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CHARLESTON, S. C. — This city, which once made South Carolina the economic jewel of the Colonial empire, has recurring emotional influences. A brief respite here leaves you pining for a return. No...
2014/07/02 17:20
2014/07/02 17:20
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By Diana Scarisbrick and Benjamin Zucker Thames & Hudson, $39.95, 288 pages, illustrated How many people would identify Yale University with far-off Wales and much further-off Madras (now Chennai)...
2014/07/01 08:43
2014/07/01 08:43
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History has great comic timing. It is 350 years this month since a major political compromise with an uncanny modern-day parallel. In 1660, there had been no monarchy in England for eleven years....
2014/07/01 07:45
2014/07/01 07:45
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THE POLITICAL unification of Scotland with England was a landmark moment in European history, but its very enactment provoked riots on the streets of Edinburgh - the city where it was finalised in...
2014/07/01 06:14
2014/07/01 06:14
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London Colney farmland up for saleLand at Salisbury Hall Farm Questions are being asked about the future development of a 35-acre piece of farmland being sold in London Colney. To send a link to...
2014/07/01 01:51
2014/07/01 01:51
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From stocks to ducking stools: A British history of crime and punishment THE punishments meted out in historic Britain made breaking the law a risky proposition. In historic Britain punishments...
2014/06/27 19:40
2014/06/27 19:40
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Last week I said it sometimes seems as if American history teachers forgot to tell us the “rest of the story.” What did they leave out? A major reason why American colonists were so often angry with...
2014/06/27 14:49
2014/06/27 14:49
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Let’s start with the museums. There’s zero fun to be had elbowing through the overheated summer hordes at the V&A or Tate Modern. But London is studded with excellent, lesser-crammed alternatives from...
2014/06/27 11:30
2014/06/27 11:30
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Yenagoa — The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, will on Monday next week formally open the London headquarters of the Bayelsa State Development and Investment Corporation (BDIC). The...
2014/07/20 09:42
2014/07/20 09:42
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