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2014/12/17 11:09
2014/12/17 11:09
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SPOTLIGHT: Fri., Dec. 19 — Stage Staging Liz Duffy Adams' bawdy neo-Restoration comedy Or, might not be the ultimate holiday counterprogramming, but it's up there. Off the Wall Theater has the...
2014/12/17 11:09
2014/12/17 11:09
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2014/12/17 01:41
2014/12/17 01:41
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USA: Body art is not for animals, at least not in New York. It will soon be a crime to pierce or tattoo your pet anywhere in the state. “It’s simply cruel,” said Assembly member Linda Rosenthal. The...
2014/12/12 11:53
2014/12/12 11:53
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Was ever a description more apt? The Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham is affectionately dubbed Birmingham’s gem. And it’s not just a play on words, it is a gem – and for a variety of fascinating...
2014/12/11 11:24
2014/12/11 11:24
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Chatto & Windus, 232pp, £16.99 The protagonists of Rose Tremain’s fifth collection of short stories – her first since 2005’s The Darkness of Wallis Simpson – are all operating under some form of...
2014/12/10 15:49
2014/12/10 15:49
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Brass plate from Cromwell’s coffin sells for almost €95,000 Memento taken when body was exhumed in 1661 fetches six times the estimate at auction The brass plate from the coffin of Oliver Cromwell,...
2014/12/09 19:10
2014/12/09 19:10
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Big landowners have been frothing with rage over fairly mild plans for land reform by the Scottish government. Aristocrats in particular are upset by even the idea of challenging their control over...
2014/12/07 00:51
2014/12/07 00:51
14d
Book review: The English And Their History by Robert Thombs THIS book is as rich and full as any Christmas plum pudding Robert Tombs is the Professor of French history at Cambridge Robert Tombs’s...
2014/12/02 11:13
2014/12/02 11:13
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Now is your chance to take part in the campaign, which raises vital funds for servicemen and women who have fallen on hard times. Money from the campaign will go to two military charities — ABF The...
2014/12/01 04:06
2014/12/01 04:06
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... President Woodrow Wilson liked to tell a story of his incognito visit to Hannibal, Missouri, famous for its association with Mark Twain, who grew up there. President Wilson fell into conversation...
2014/12/01 02:07
2014/12/01 02:07
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The Story Of When Britain Banned Christmas For 12 Years - Sabotage Times It was around the year 2000, back in the good old pre Arab spring days when you had to go to Afghanistan to find some A grade...
2014/12/01 00:51
2014/12/01 00:51
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A piece of history! Cromwell's burial plate goes on sale for £12k A GILDED plate removed from the grave of revolutionary Oliver Cromwell when his body was exhumed 353 years ago is set to be sold for...
2014/11/30 18:37
2014/11/30 18:37
20d
Fittingly named for the King of the Gods in Roman mythology, Jupiter indeed lords it over the Solar System. Jupiter is so large that it could swallow 1,300 Earths: in fact, you could fit all the other...
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2014/11/30 11:42
2014/11/30 11:42
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Female comedians have never been more popular. In October a Ticketmaster survey announced that sales for their shows had trebled since 2011. Five years ago female comedians made up only 2% of all...
2014/11/29 09:26
2014/11/29 09:26
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PEOPLE are being invited to celebrate Queen Caturn’s Night in Watchet on November 29. On a visit to Watchet over 352 years ago, the Portuguese wife of King Charles II, Queen Catherine of Braganza,...
2014/11/27 10:24
2014/11/27 10:24
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In These Times: Living in Britain Through Napoleon’s Wars, 1793-1815 Jenny Uglow Faber & Faber, 740pp, £25 “Jane Austen never heard the cannon roar at Waterloo,” wrote Virginia Woolf in 1940. Nor...
2014/11/25 20:26
2014/11/25 20:26
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CELEBRATE Queen Caturn’s Night in Watchet on November 29. On a visit to Watchet over 352 years ago, the Portuguese wife of King Charles II, Queen Catherine of Braganza, was delighted by the colour of...
2014/11/24 00:10
2014/11/24 00:10
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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...
2014/11/23 16:45
2014/11/23 16:45
27d
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
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... 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...
2014/12/17 11:09
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