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The Economic Times
Collectorate razing would be irreparable blow to Patna: INTACH chairman to Nitish Kumarare the last surviving signatures of Dutch history in Bihar's capital. In the
Collectorate razing would be irreparable blow to Patna: INTACH chairman to Nitish Kumar
The Economic Times / Posted 6 hours ago
are the last surviving signatures of Dutch history in Bihar's capital. In the letter, Indian National Trust for Arts and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) has also offered to the state government to draw up a "heritage master plan" for the city, which... Read more
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New Kerala
Vrindavan-based Braj Foundation working for revival of ancient water bodies - newkerala.com #57135May 1 : The Braj Foundation, a Vrindavan-based NGO working for the conservation
Vrindavan-based Braj Foundation working for revival of ancient water bodies - newkerala.com #57135
New Kerala / Posted 10 hours ago
May 1 : The Braj Foundation, a Vrindavan-based NGO working for the conservation and restoration of environmental and cultural heritage of Braj- the land of Radha Krishna, has been undertaking a massive exercise to restore and revive ancient... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston publisher grapples with ‘Mein Kampf’ profitsgoing so far as to develop a successful proposal for “Our City,” a media-rich e
Boston publisher grapples with ‘Mein Kampf’ profits
Boston Globe / Posted 13 hours ago
going so far as to develop a successful proposal for “Our City,” a media-rich exhibit meant to celebrate the city’s diverse cultural heritage while also tackling issues like bullying and tolerance. As the process continued, however, she had second... Read more
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The Telegraph
One-stop shop to restore old paintingsrestore a precious old painting or a document, the Odisha Art Conservation Cent
One-stop shop to restore old paintings
The Telegraph / Posted 15 hours ago
restore a precious old painting or a document, the Odisha Art Conservation Centre of the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (Intach) can help. Rare paintings from private collections are already being restored at the centre that... Read more
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The Border Mail
INFIELD IMPACT: Michael Dunn shows way into heritage mazefor land projects ranging from walking trails to housing subdivisions. “I’ve a
INFIELD IMPACT: Michael Dunn shows way into heritage maze
The Border Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
for land projects ranging from walking trails to housing subdivisions. “I’ve always been interested in Aboriginal cultural heritage,” Mr Dunn said. “I enjoy history and I suppose the fact that people have been living here for thousands of... Read more
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Times of Malta
Bronze Age structures found at excavation site in Qormiauthority said the application was approved with a number of conditions, one of
Bronze Age structures found at excavation site in Qormi
Times of Malta / Posted 20 hours ago
authority said the application was approved with a number of conditions, one of which requires the Superintendence of Cultural Heritage to be consulted before the submission of a planning application and also during its processing. The view... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Finally, Oba of Benin Leaves the 'Savannah', Reunites With Ancestorsof Edo State, also maintained that the late Oba Erediauwa served as a cultural
Finally, Oba of Benin Leaves the 'Savannah', Reunites With Ancestors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
of Edo State, also maintained that the late Oba Erediauwa served as a cultural icon and spiritual guide of the rich Benin cultural heritage. Jonathan said: "I learnt with profound grief, the news of the passage to eternal glory of the Omo n'Oba... Read more
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The North West Star
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakPrincess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
The North West Star / Posted 21 hours ago
Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and Indian temples, mosques, colonial architecture and a thriving foodie and arts scene.... Read more
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Daily Liberal
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakPrincess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
Daily Liberal / Posted 21 hours ago
Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and Indian temples, mosques, colonial architecture and a thriving foodie and arts scene.... Read more
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The Border Mail
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakPrincess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
The Border Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and Indian temples, mosques, colonial architecture and a thriving foodie and arts scene.... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakPrincess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 hours ago
Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and Indian temples, mosques, colonial architecture and a thriving foodie and arts scene.... Read more
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The Courier
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakPrincess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
The Courier / Posted 21 hours ago
Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and Indian temples, mosques, colonial architecture and a thriving foodie and arts scene.... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakPrincess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 21 hours ago
Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and Indian temples, mosques, colonial architecture and a thriving foodie and arts scene.... Read more
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The Young Witness
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakPrincess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
The Young Witness / Posted 21 hours ago
Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and Indian temples, mosques, colonial architecture and a thriving foodie and arts scene.... Read more
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Western Advocate
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakPrincess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
Western Advocate / Posted 22 hours ago
Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and Indian temples, mosques, colonial architecture and a thriving foodie and arts scene.... Read more
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Kiama Independent
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakPrincess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
Kiama Independent / Posted 22 hours ago
Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and Indian temples, mosques, colonial architecture and a thriving foodie and arts scene.... Read more
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Manning River Times
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakPrincess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
Manning River Times / Posted 22 hours ago
Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and Indian temples, mosques, colonial architecture and a thriving foodie and arts scene.... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
The 17 best places for a five-day short breakPrincess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to
The 17 best places for a five-day short break
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 22 hours ago
Princess leaves Singapore at 4pm for Penang, where you have about nine hours to explore George Town. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site has Chinese and Indian temples, mosques, colonial architecture and a thriving foodie and arts scene.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oba of Benin's Transition, Loss of the Nation's Gourd of History, Tradition - Belloastuteness of the effervescent royal father who will continue to live in the me
Oba of Benin's Transition, Loss of the Nation's Gourd of History, Tradition - Bello
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
astuteness of the effervescent royal father who will continue to live in the memories of our great nation for mulching the cultural heritage of one of Africa's most powerful kingdoms. "He extolled the late Oba as a promoter of Afro-centric... Read more
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RTE News
Museum boss says Dublin must show, and feel, more loveAt the end of a special month which saw the Little Museum of Dublin win a Europ
Museum boss says Dublin must show, and feel, more love
RTE News / Posted yesterday
At the end of a special month which saw the Little Museum of Dublin win a European award for cultural heritage, founder-director Trevor White has said that Dublin residents need to have a warmer relationship with the rest of the country, and... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Volunteers and students learn archaeology secrets at Furness landmarkdepartment conducted an archaeological geophysical survey of Gleaston Castle, i
Volunteers and students learn archaeology secrets at Furness landmark
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
department conducted an archaeological geophysical survey of Gleaston Castle, in the village of Gleaston. Louise Martin, cultural heritage officer for Morecambe Bay Partnership, said the project is part of an opportunity to learn more about the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Criticism of Tasmania's management of wilderness fires unwarrantedmore could be done to engage with groups and communities that "particularly val
Criticism of Tasmania's management of wilderness fires unwarranted
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
more could be done to engage with groups and communities that "particularly value the wilderness areas" and Tasmania's cultural heritage values. Among its 12 recommendations, the report suggested a new focus on engaging with these community... Read more
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examiner.com
Discover San José, Costa RicaNational Theatre is a must see for anyone who enjoys 19th century European cult
Discover San José, Costa Rica
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
National Theatre is a must see for anyone who enjoys 19th century European culture. The Gold Museum showcases Costa Rica’s cultural heritage. The National Museum is located in a former army garrison and is known for its historical, anthropological,... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Deal on housing projectwill be extended to Six Nations residents in the home construction trades, from
Deal on housing project
The Brantford Expositor / Posted yesterday
will be extended to Six Nations residents in the home construction trades, from landscaping to framing. Environmental and cultural heritage features will be protected over the entire project area. The Six Nations council will continue to seek... Read more
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examiner.com
Lindblad offers Cuba cruise-tours starting late '16board the 44-passenger Panorama II cruise ship to explore the rest of the islan
Lindblad offers Cuba cruise-tours starting late '16
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
board the 44-passenger Panorama II cruise ship to explore the rest of the island. The trip, called Cuba by Land and Sea: Cultural Heritage and Natural Wonders, provides accommodations at the historic Hotel Nacional, a Havana landmark on the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Declassified pictures show atomic bomb blowing up US warship in 1946II and Cold War archaeology is critical to launching meaningful conversation an
Declassified pictures show atomic bomb blowing up US warship in 1946
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
II and Cold War archaeology is critical to launching meaningful conversation and developing initial plans for underwater cultural heritage management of vessels like the USS Independence.' The wreck of the USS Independence lies nearly 30 miles... Read more
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Starmometer
CBN Docucentral Looks Into Political Dynasties in ‘Politika at Pamilya’sultanates of Maguindanao have survived and still influences the way their peop
CBN Docucentral Looks Into Political Dynasties in ‘Politika at Pamilya’
Starmometer / Posted yesterday
sultanates of Maguindanao have survived and still influences the way their people vote today. Just how deeply-rooted is the cultural heritage in these provinces? And does it contribute to the perpetuation of political dynasties? Cavite, one of the... Read more
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The China Post
Classical Chinese painter Liao given coveted 'chief cultural ambassador' titleliterature and the arts, Taiwanese artist Liao Chun-mu (廖俊穆) has been awarded t
Classical Chinese painter Liao given coveted 'chief cultural ambassador' title
The China Post / Posted yesterday
literature and the arts, Taiwanese artist Liao Chun-mu (廖俊穆) has been awarded the title of Chief Ambassador of Intangible Cultural Heritage by the Chinese Culture and Arts Association (中國文化藝術協會). Intangible cultural heritage is as important to a... Read more
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Calcutta News
GI tag on over Bengal sweetmeat a bitter poll issuethe ruling Trinamool Congress claims credit for setting the ball rolling to acq
GI tag on over Bengal sweetmeat a bitter poll issue
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
the ruling Trinamool Congress claims credit for setting the ball rolling to acquire the GI status and protect Bengal's cultural heritage, the Socialist Unity Centre of India-Communist is going from village to village saying the tag would upset... Read more
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New Kerala
GI tag on over Bengal sweetmeat a bitter poll issue - newkerala.com #56623the ruling Trinamool Congress claims credit for setting the ball rolling to acq
GI tag on over Bengal sweetmeat a bitter poll issue - newkerala.com #56623
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
the ruling Trinamool Congress claims credit for setting the ball rolling to acquire the GI status and protect Bengal's cultural heritage, the Socialist Unity Centre of India-Communist is going from village to village saying the tag would upset... Read more
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PhysOrg
Language and earthquakes: Insights in disaster responsea UNESCO World Heritage Site. The earthquakes wiped out roads and damaged or d
Language and earthquakes: Insights in disaster response
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The earthquakes wiped out roads and damaged or destroyed monuments and other sites of rich cultural heritage. Nepal's government and international aid agencies are working to recover after the physical damage, but... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Q&A: Fairfield’s Earth Day celebrates many ways to go ‘green’beyond what’s needed is not only detrimental to the aesthetics of our town, tre
Q&A: Fairfield’s Earth Day celebrates many ways to go ‘green’
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
beyond what’s needed is not only detrimental to the aesthetics of our town, trees are an important part of Fairfield’s cultural heritage and identity. There is also science to show that taking down too many trees can make the remaining trees... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Nh Hotel Group Chooses The Eternal City For The Launch Of Its Upper-upscale Brand, Nh Collection, With A New Hotel In RomeManaging Director of NH Hotel Group in Italy. The official launch was presided
Nh Hotel Group Chooses The Eternal City For The Launch Of Its Upper-upscale Brand, Nh Collection, With A New Hotel In Rome
Hospitality Net / Posted 2 days ago
Managing Director of NH Hotel Group in Italy. The official launch was presided by Dario Franceschini, Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, among other authorities and Italian society. Also, the renowned chef Chris... Read more
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Sun Star
US Navy turns over research ship to Philippinesin 1956, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in1956-57, Me
US Navy turns over research ship to Philippines
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
in 1956, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in1956-57, Men of Science, Division of Biological Sciences in1969, World's Who's Who in Sciences in 1970 and the Republic of the Philippines Cultural Heritage award in 1972. (VR/Sunn... Read more
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Hamilton News
Another chapter in west harbour’s ongoing storyresidential, commercial, institutional and open space. Building materials will
Another chapter in west harbour’s ongoing story
Hamilton News / Posted 2 days ago
residential, commercial, institutional and open space. Building materials will align with the area's historical nature and cultural heritage (limestone, brick, rustic wood, marine and design elements). Landscaping will include native plantings... Read more
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Times of Malta
Ramla Bay Hotel to get large heart-shaped extensionnot have any significant negative impacts, including on the important marine ec
Ramla Bay Hotel to get large heart-shaped extension
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
not have any significant negative impacts, including on the important marine ecosystems nearby. The Superintendence of Cultural Heritage did not raise concerns over the scheduled buildings and noted that the proposed footprint had already been... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Machar and Kiir procrastinatewas one of the most disaffected. It is home to the Shilluk people, a Nilotic gr
Machar and Kiir procrastinate
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
was one of the most disaffected. It is home to the Shilluk people, a Nilotic group that has a proud and distinctive cultural heritage. The Upper Nile is home to rival ethnic groups including the Nuer, another Nilotic ethnic group, and the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tourism, Culture Will Soon Be Bedrock of Nigeria's Economyof Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed challenged the rural dwellers,
Tourism, Culture Will Soon Be Bedrock of Nigeria's Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed challenged the rural dwellers, who were blessed with rich country's cultural heritages and tourist sites to live up to the responsibility of managing and protecting the sites for economic... Read more
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New Kerala
Want to breathe clean air? Travel to Himachal's Kinnaur district (Environmental Feature) - newkerala.com #56275Pradesh's remote Kinnaur district that is endowed with the mighty Himalayas, gu
Want to breathe clean air? Travel to Himachal's Kinnaur district (Environmental Feature) - newkerala.com #56275
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Pradesh's remote Kinnaur district that is endowed with the mighty Himalayas, gurgling rivers, virgin nature and a rich cultural heritage. A recent study by the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-D) says Kinnaur district has the cleanest... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Nuclear waste dump: Sleepless nights, tears and stress as communities fight Turnbull government planthis year. Aboriginal woman Regina Mackenzie said the proposed Barndioota site
Nuclear waste dump: Sleepless nights, tears and stress as communities fight Turnbull government plan
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
this year. Aboriginal woman Regina Mackenzie said the proposed Barndioota site in the Flinders Ranges threatened important cultural heritage sites. "There was no consultation whatsoever ... we just feel it's an attack on our belief system," she... Read more
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express
Ten things you never knew about... dancingdescendants in Brazil in the 16th century. 4. In 2014, Unesco gave capoeira sp
Ten things you never knew about... dancing
express / Posted 2 days ago
descendants in Brazil in the 16th century. 4. In 2014, Unesco gave capoeira special protected status as an “intangible cultural heritage”. 5. “Never give a sword to a man who can’t dance,” (Confucius). 6. Break dancing began in the 1970s in... Read more
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The Economic Times
Britain looking forward to start new ventures with India: Envoyand garments, leather, IT, education and allied areas," he said. Stressing tha
Britain looking forward to start new ventures with India: Envoy
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
and garments, leather, IT, education and allied areas," he said. Stressing that India and Britain were known for the "rich cultural heritage", he said the Indian diaspora in UK was the largest ethnic community. Deputy High Commissioner Bharat S... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Alexandra Sims: Relax law and let artists go crazyin particular, do not work in a vacuum. When copyright law prevents artists and
Alexandra Sims: Relax law and let artists go crazy
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
in particular, do not work in a vacuum. When copyright law prevents artists and other authors from building on their cultural heritage, creativity will be curbed rather than increased. The United States, as the largest exporter of cultural... Read more
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PhysOrg
Underwater archaeology looks at atomic relic of the Cold WarII and Cold War archaeology is critical to launching meaningful conversation an
Underwater archaeology looks at atomic relic of the Cold War
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
II and Cold War archaeology is critical to launching meaningful conversation and developing initial plans for underwater cultural heritage management of vessels like the USS Independence." "Historical and, by extension, maritime archaeology of... Read more
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Oxford Mail
David Cameron: EU Remain campaign supported by 'extraordinary coalition'has been largely peaceful since the end of the Second World War. Nor is the dec
David Cameron: EU Remain campaign supported by 'extraordinary coalition'
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
has been largely peaceful since the end of the Second World War. Nor is the decision we face anything to do with our shared cultural heritage with Europe. Of course we are a European country, but that in itself is not a reason to be an EU member... Read more
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Bury Times
David Cameron: EU Remain campaign supported by 'extraordinary coalition'has been largely peaceful since the end of the Second World War. Nor is the dec
David Cameron: EU Remain campaign supported by 'extraordinary coalition'
Bury Times / Posted 2 days ago
has been largely peaceful since the end of the Second World War. Nor is the decision we face anything to do with our shared cultural heritage with Europe. Of course we are a European country, but that in itself is not a reason to be an EU member... Read more
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Gazette
David Cameron: EU Remain campaign supported by 'extraordinary coalition'has been largely peaceful since the end of the Second World War. Nor is the dec
David Cameron: EU Remain campaign supported by 'extraordinary coalition'
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
has been largely peaceful since the end of the Second World War. Nor is the decision we face anything to do with our shared cultural heritage with Europe. Of course we are a European country, but that in itself is not a reason to be an EU member... Read more
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guardian-series
David Cameron: EU Remain campaign supported by 'extraordinary coalition'has been largely peaceful since the end of the Second World War. Nor is the dec
David Cameron: EU Remain campaign supported by 'extraordinary coalition'
guardian-series / Posted 2 days ago
has been largely peaceful since the end of the Second World War. Nor is the decision we face anything to do with our shared cultural heritage with Europe. Of course we are a European country, but that in itself is not a reason to be an EU member... Read more
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Harrow Times
David Cameron: EU Remain campaign supported by 'extraordinary coalition'has been largely peaceful since the end of the Second World War. Nor is the dec
David Cameron: EU Remain campaign supported by 'extraordinary coalition'
Harrow Times / Posted 2 days ago
has been largely peaceful since the end of the Second World War. Nor is the decision we face anything to do with our shared cultural heritage with Europe. Of course we are a European country, but that in itself is not a reason to be an EU member... Read more
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This is West Country
David Cameron: EU Remain campaign supported by 'extraordinary coalition'has been largely peaceful since the end of the Second World War. Nor is the dec
David Cameron: EU Remain campaign supported by 'extraordinary coalition'
This is West Country / Posted 2 days ago
has been largely peaceful since the end of the Second World War. Nor is the decision we face anything to do with our shared cultural heritage with Europe. Of course we are a European country, but that in itself is not a reason to be an EU member... Read more
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