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The Barnsley Chronicle
Historic church gets grant fundingA HISTORIC church in Great Houghton is hoping to attract more visitors through
Historic church gets grant funding
The Barnsley Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
A HISTORIC church in Great Houghton is hoping to attract more visitors through its doors. St Michael’s and All Angels Church, on Church Street, was granted funding from Historic England after being recognised as a site of historical... Read more
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The Washington Times
Pray to God, but read James MadisonAt the Battle of Marston Moor during the English Civil War, Oliver Cromwell ser
Pray to God, but read James Madison
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
At the Battle of Marston Moor during the English Civil War, Oliver Cromwell sermonized to his Roundheads, “Pray to God, and leave the powder dry.” And thereby hangs a tale. All the prayers in the world are no substitute for unstarry-eyed thinking... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Massive erection covered up in MPs' bar - 'in case it offends anyone'A massive erection has been covered up in MPs' favourite drinking den - in case
Massive erection covered up in MPs' bar - 'in case it offends anyone'
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
A massive erection has been covered up in MPs' favourite drinking den - in case it offends anyone. The vast member was on a beer tap featuring the well-endowed Cerne Abbas Giant, carved into a Dorset hillside But staff in Westminster's Strangers'... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
In the ‘ultimate whodunit,’ sleuthing doctors piece together historical deathsBALTIMORE — The patient was dead, but the cause remained a mystery. And if ther
In the ‘ultimate whodunit,’ sleuthing doctors piece together historical deaths
The Record Searchlight / Posted 8 days ago
BALTIMORE — The patient was dead, but the cause remained a mystery. And if there’s anything doctors hate more than their inability to forestall death, it’s their inability to explain it. And so, 357 years after Oliver Cromwell died at age 58,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Stuart-era choirs to sing ballads at Charles 1 execution anniversary eventBallads from the time of the Stuarts will be sung at a public event tomorrow to
Stuart-era choirs to sing ballads at Charles 1 execution anniversary event
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Ballads from the time of the Stuarts will be sung at a public event tomorrow to mark the anniversary of Charles I's execution. The King was beheaded in Westminster on January 30, 1649 some years after his defeat in the English Civil War. On the... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Stuart-era choirs to sing ballads at Charles 1 execution anniversary eventBallads from the time of the Stuarts will be sung at a public event tomorrow to
Stuart-era choirs to sing ballads at Charles 1 execution anniversary event
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 10 days ago
Ballads from the time of the Stuarts will be sung at a public event tomorrow to mark the anniversary of Charles I's execution. The King was beheaded in Westminster on January 30, 1649 some years after his defeat in the English Civil War. On the... Read more
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International Business Times
Sharia law UK: Britain's Jewish Beth Din court 'an example' for Muslim legal system On the second floor of a dull office block in Finchley, north London, David Fre
Sharia law UK: Britain's Jewish Beth Din court 'an example' for Muslim legal system
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
On the second floor of a dull office block in Finchley, north London, David Frei has some advice for Sharia courts as they face renewed criticism and scrutiny in 2016. As chief registrar of London's Beth Din, Frei knows a thing or two about running a... Read more
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The Irish Times
My 1916: ‘2016 is about shouting loudly - This Matters!’This article is one of more than 100 sent in response to The Irish Times’ invit
My 1916: ‘2016 is about shouting loudly - This Matters!’
The Irish Times / Posted 12 days ago
This article is one of more than 100 sent in response to The Irish Times’ invitation to readers to share their thoughts and feelings about 1916 and its centenary. The deadline is on Sunday January 31st - see below for information on how to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
What killed Cromwell? Or Mozart? Sleuthing doctors take on the 'ultimate whodunit'The patient was dead, but the cause remained a mystery. And if there's anything
What killed Cromwell? Or Mozart? Sleuthing doctors take on the 'ultimate whodunit'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
The patient was dead, but the cause remained a mystery. And if there's anything doctors hate more than their inability to forestall death, it's their inability to explain it. And so, 357 years after Oliver Cromwell died at age 58, several dozen... Read more
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Scotsman
Skull found at Gogar Mount House on Edinburgh’s outskirts Police watch over a forensic tent. Pic: Ian Rutherford POLICE are investigati
Skull found at Gogar Mount House on Edinburgh’s outskirts
Scotsman / Posted 25 days ago
Police watch over a forensic tent. Pic: Ian Rutherford POLICE are investigating the discovery of human remains in the grounds of a property on Edinburgh’s outskirts. The remains - reportedly... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Why Obama shed tears over dead children – Bernard Capp Published: 9 January 2016 8:20 AM Politicians crying in public always make t
Why Obama shed tears over dead children – Bernard Capp
The Malaysian Insider / Posted a month ago
Published: 9 January 2016 8:20 AM Politicians crying in public always make the headlines – and the tears shed recently by US president Barack Obama have triggered a new round of debate about... Read more
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Sussex Express
PICTURES: Star Wars visits Earth for village’s annual pram raceA rare dry day brought hundreds of people out of their homes to cheer on runner
PICTURES: Star Wars visits Earth for village’s annual pram race
Sussex Express / Posted a month ago
A rare dry day brought hundreds of people out of their homes to cheer on runners and riders in the East Hoathly Boxing Day Pram Race. Villagers reckoned this year’s charity fund-raiser, organised as usual by the East Hoathly and Halland Carnival... Read more

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