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Mashable
How a fight between husband and wife almost changed the course of historythat he ran a network of agents in Britain and that the June 6, 1944, landings
How a fight between husband and wife almost changed the course of history
Mashable / Posted an hour ago
that he ran a network of agents in Britain and that the June 6, 1944, landings would take place at Pas de Calais, not Normandy. But a row with his wife Araceli Gonzalez de Pujol almost changed the course of history. From the documents it... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
UK files show how double agent tricked Germans over D-Dayon how a Spaniard dubbed the greatest double agent of World War II tricked Germ
UK files show how double agent tricked Germans over D-Day
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 hours ago
on how a Spaniard dubbed the greatest double agent of World War II tricked Germany with false intelligence about the D-Day Normandy landings. Juan Pujol, codenamed Garbo, was one of British intelligence service MI5's most prized wartime assets,... Read more
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PhysOrg
France's last ivory carvers faced with extinctionthe killing. "Sadly, this isn't going to save the elephants," said Colette-Fre
France's last ivory carvers faced with extinction
PhysOrg / Posted 4 hours ago
the killing. "Sadly, this isn't going to save the elephants," said Colette-Fremond, 64, who operates a workshop in the Normandy port town of Dieppe, once a hub of the ivory trade. "There's just a handful of us left," said the artist, who... Read more
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guardian-series
'King Harold' to return to Waltham Abbeyclose followers after the battle of Stamford Bridge in Yorkshire on September 2
'King Harold' to return to Waltham Abbey
guardian-series / Posted 4 hours ago
close followers after the battle of Stamford Bridge in Yorkshire on September 25. News had reached Harold that William of Normandy had landed in Sussex and intended to take the throne, so he rushed to try to stop him. The organisers of the 1066... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
France’s last ivory carvers faced with extinctionthe killing. “Sadly, this isn’t going to save the elephants,” said Colette-Fre
France’s last ivory carvers faced with extinction
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 hours ago
the killing. “Sadly, this isn’t going to save the elephants,” said Colette-Fremond, 64, who operates a workshop in the Normandy port town of Dieppe, once a hub of the ivory trade. “There’s just a handful of us left,” said the artist, who... Read more
11h
Brisbane Times
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 hours ago
- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the D-Day invasion, assuring Berlin that the Normandy landing was a feint, and they should concentrate their forces around Calais. Arguably, at stake was the entire war... Read more
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11h
The Border Mail
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo
The Border Mail / Posted 11 hours ago
- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the D-Day invasion, assuring Berlin that the Normandy landing was a feint, and they should concentrate their forces around Calais. Arguably, at stake was the entire war... Read more
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11h
Illawarra Mercury
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 hours ago
- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the D-Day invasion, assuring Berlin that the Normandy landing was a feint, and they should concentrate their forces around Calais. Arguably, at stake was the entire war... Read more
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11h
The Courier
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo
The Courier / Posted 11 hours ago
- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the D-Day invasion, assuring Berlin that the Normandy landing was a feint, and they should concentrate their forces around Calais. Arguably, at stake was the entire war... Read more
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11h
WA Today
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo
WA Today / Posted 11 hours ago
- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the D-Day invasion, assuring Berlin that the Normandy landing was a feint, and they should concentrate their forces around Calais. Arguably, at stake was the entire war... Read more
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11h
Northern Daily Leader
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 11 hours ago
- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the D-Day invasion, assuring Berlin that the Normandy landing was a feint, and they should concentrate their forces around Calais. Arguably, at stake was the entire war... Read more
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11h
The Young Witness
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo
The Young Witness / Posted 11 hours ago
- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the D-Day invasion, assuring Berlin that the Normandy landing was a feint, and they should concentrate their forces around Calais. Arguably, at stake was the entire war... Read more
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11h
The Age
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo
The Age / Posted 11 hours ago
- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the D-Day invasion, assuring Berlin that the Normandy landing was a feint, and they should concentrate their forces around Calais. Arguably, at stake was the entire war... Read more
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11h
Canberra Times
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo
Canberra Times / Posted 11 hours ago
- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the D-Day invasion, assuring Berlin that the Normandy landing was a feint, and they should concentrate their forces around Calais. Arguably, at stake was the entire war... Read more
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12h
Western Advocate
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo
Western Advocate / Posted 12 hours ago
- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the D-Day invasion, assuring Berlin that the Normandy landing was a feint, and they should concentrate their forces around Calais. Arguably, at stake was the entire war... Read more
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12h
Kiama Independent
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo
Kiama Independent / Posted 12 hours ago
- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the D-Day invasion, assuring Berlin that the Normandy landing was a feint, and they should concentrate their forces around Calais. Arguably, at stake was the entire war... Read more
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12h
Manning River Times
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo
Manning River Times / Posted 12 hours ago
- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the D-Day invasion, assuring Berlin that the Normandy landing was a feint, and they should concentrate their forces around Calais. Arguably, at stake was the entire war... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 12 hours ago
- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the D-Day invasion, assuring Berlin that the Normandy landing was a feint, and they should concentrate their forces around Calais. Arguably, at stake was the entire war... Read more
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The North West Star
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo
The North West Star / Posted 12 hours ago
- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the D-Day invasion, assuring Berlin that the Normandy landing was a feint, and they should concentrate their forces around Calais. Arguably, at stake was the entire war... Read more
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12h
Daily Liberal
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo
Daily Liberal / Posted 12 hours ago
- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the D-Day invasion, assuring Berlin that the Normandy landing was a feint, and they should concentrate their forces around Calais. Arguably, at stake was the entire war... Read more
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12h
Sydney Morning Herald
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the
She should've been his spy partner, but sexism locked out MI5's Mrs Garbo
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
- would play a key role in deceiving the Nazis about the Allies' plans for the D-Day invasion, assuring Berlin that the Normandy landing was a feint, and they should concentrate their forces around Calais. Arguably, at stake was the entire war... Read more
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SKY News
Double agent Garbo's wife almost blew his coverthe run up to and immediately after D-Day on 6 June, 1944. The double agent co
Double agent Garbo's wife almost blew his cover
SKY News / Posted 12 hours ago
the run up to and immediately after D-Day on 6 June, 1944. The double agent contacted his German handlers to tell them the Normandy invasion was happening but, crucially, Garbo managed to convince his handlers in Berlin that Operation Overlord was... Read more
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express
Top 10 facts about the NormansFrance by the Frankish King Charles The Simple. 2. Rollo and his Norse Men (or
Top 10 facts about the Normans
express / Posted 12 hours ago
France by the Frankish King Charles The Simple. 2. Rollo and his Norse Men (or North Men) settled in the area now known as Normandy, of which Rollo became the first Duke. 3. Rollo was said to have been so big that no horse could be found to carry... Read more
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This is West Country
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'
This is West Country / Posted 13 hours ago
helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de Calais - diverting German forces away from Normandy, scene of the actual invasion, saving countless Allied lives in the process. However MI5 files released to the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The spy who saved D-Day after his WIFE threatened to blow his coverCalais in 1944, meaning the enemy’s troops were in the wrong place when the inv
The spy who saved D-Day after his WIFE threatened to blow his cover
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 hours ago
Calais in 1944, meaning the enemy’s troops were in the wrong place when the invasion actually started 200 miles away in Normandy. His actions saved thousands of lives, and ultimately defeated Adolf Hitler. Araceli Garcia threatened to go to... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 13 hours ago
helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de Calais - diverting German forces away from Normandy, scene of the actual invasion, saving countless Allied lives in the process. However MI5 files released to the... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 13 hours ago
helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de Calais - diverting German forces away from Normandy, scene of the actual invasion, saving countless Allied lives in the process. However MI5 files released to the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'
EveningTimes Online / Posted 13 hours ago
helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de Calais - diverting German forces away from Normandy, scene of the actual invasion, saving countless Allied lives in the process. However MI5 files released to the... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'
Croydon Guardian / Posted 13 hours ago
helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de Calais - diverting German forces away from Normandy, scene of the actual invasion, saving countless Allied lives in the process. However MI5 files released to the... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 13 hours ago
helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de Calais - diverting German forces away from Normandy, scene of the actual invasion, saving countless Allied lives in the process. However MI5 files released to the... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 hours ago
helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de Calais - diverting German forces away from Normandy, scene of the actual invasion, saving countless Allied lives in the process. However MI5 files released to the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 13 hours ago
helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de Calais - diverting German forces away from Normandy, scene of the actual invasion, saving countless Allied lives in the process. However MI5 files released to the... Read more
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express
Remarkable story of D-Day hero spy who bamboozled Nazi high commandin the UK, and his misinformation played a vital role in helping British and Am
Remarkable story of D-Day hero spy who bamboozled Nazi high command
express / Posted 13 hours ago
in the UK, and his misinformation played a vital role in helping British and American troops secure the beaches of Normandy. Firstly he fooled Nazi high command into believing that Britain could launch an invasion of Norway, by reporting... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 13 hours ago
helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de Calais - diverting German forces away from Normandy, scene of the actual invasion, saving countless Allied lives in the process. However MI5 files released to the... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'
Kingston Guardian / Posted 13 hours ago
helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de Calais - diverting German forces away from Normandy, scene of the actual invasion, saving countless Allied lives in the process. However MI5 files released to the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'
Oxford Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de Calais - diverting German forces away from Normandy, scene of the actual invasion, saving countless Allied lives in the process. However MI5 files released to the... Read more
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Bury Times
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'
Bury Times / Posted 14 hours ago
helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de Calais - diverting German forces away from Normandy, scene of the actual invasion, saving countless Allied lives in the process. However MI5 files released to the... Read more
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Gazette
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'
Gazette / Posted 14 hours ago
helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de Calais - diverting German forces away from Normandy, scene of the actual invasion, saving countless Allied lives in the process. However MI5 files released to the... Read more
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guardian-series
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'
guardian-series / Posted 14 hours ago
helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de Calais - diverting German forces away from Normandy, scene of the actual invasion, saving countless Allied lives in the process. However MI5 files released to the... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 14 hours ago
helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de Calais - diverting German forces away from Normandy, scene of the actual invasion, saving countless Allied lives in the process. However MI5 files released to the... Read more
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Harrow Times
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'
Harrow Times / Posted 14 hours ago
helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de Calais - diverting German forces away from Normandy, scene of the actual invasion, saving countless Allied lives in the process. However MI5 files released to the... Read more
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Gazette News
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'
Gazette News / Posted 14 hours ago
helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de Calais - diverting German forces away from Normandy, scene of the actual invasion, saving countless Allied lives in the process. However MI5 files released to the... Read more
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Bolton News
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de
Homesick wife 'almost blew double agent's cover'
Bolton News / Posted 14 hours ago
helped to convince the Nazis the D-Day landings would take place at the Pas de Calais - diverting German forces away from Normandy, scene of the actual invasion, saving countless Allied lives in the process. However MI5 files released to the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Vote for Highline Public Schools bondovercrowding and increasing safety throughout the district. It would raise prop
Vote for Highline Public Schools bond
The Seattle Times / Posted 17 hours ago
overcrowding and increasing safety throughout the district. It would raise property taxes in Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, Boulevard Park and White Center by 79 cents per $1,000 in assessed property valuation. For a home... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Man charged with shooting teen in Stoughton held on $25,000 bail in Bostonammunition, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and child endangerment.
Man charged with shooting teen in Stoughton held on $25,000 bail in Boston
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 18 hours ago
ammunition, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and child endangerment. Police say he was taken into custody at 38 Normandy St., Apt. 6, in Boston, about 7:20 p.m., without incident and in possession of a firearm. “Officers located the... Read more
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Calcutta News
Unemployment rates in France record a rise in August, highest level since Marchat 3.81 million. The government has attributed the fall to the increasing jiha
Unemployment rates in France record a rise in August, highest level since March
Calcutta News / Posted 19 hours ago
at 3.81 million. The government has attributed the fall to the increasing jihadist attacks, like the ones in Nice and Normandy in the month of July, which it says led to a significant fall in tourism. Labor Minister Myriam El Khomri said in a... Read more
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Ipswich Star
East Anglian PR professionals claim gold in regional CIPR PRide AwardsCampaign category and silver in the Not For Profit Campaign category for a camp
East Anglian PR professionals claim gold in regional CIPR PRide Awards
Ipswich Star / Posted 20 hours ago
Campaign category and silver in the Not For Profit Campaign category for a campaign to promote Treasury-funded tours to Normandy for D Day veterans. The judges said that the campaign to promote the tours, which have been funded through fines... Read more
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holdthefrontpage.co.uk
D-Day veteran and ex-Ipswich Star editor celebrates 100th birthdayA veteran of the Normandy landings on D-Day who went on to become editor of a r
D-Day veteran and ex-Ipswich Star editor celebrates 100th birthday
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted yesterday
A veteran of the Normandy landings on D-Day who went on to become editor of a regional daily newspaper has celebrated his 100th birthday. Tony Pyatt edited the Ipswich Evening Star for 13 years as part of a regional press career in which he also... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Plans approved for 59-home scheme in Bishop's Waltham155 mile long famous Pilgrim’s Trail which connects Winchester Cathedral with t
Plans approved for 59-home scheme in Bishop's Waltham
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted yesterday
155 mile long famous Pilgrim’s Trail which connects Winchester Cathedral with the medieval sanctuary of Mont St Michel in Normandy, France. Nevertheless, planning manager for the scheme Aaron Wright said the position of the path was the best... Read more
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Boston Globe
Suspect in Stoughton shooting of teen arrested in Dorchesterlast week of a teenager inside a Stoughton CVS. Boston, Stoughton, and State P
Suspect in Stoughton shooting of teen arrested in Dorchester
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
last week of a teenager inside a Stoughton CVS. Boston, Stoughton, and State Police apprehended Marcus Pierre-Louis on Normandy Street in Dorchester around 7:20 p.m., Stoughton police said in a statement. He had a loaded gun at the time of his... Read more
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