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2014/09/02 11:09
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Inhabitants of the island (there's around 38,000) call themselves "Swampies". Recognisable to regular viewers of the Boat Race, Chiswick Eyot is accessible by foot at low tide, almost fully submerged...
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2014/09/01 11:09
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David Ward MP appeared to legitimise terror when he made his most recent remarks on what he would do if he lived in Gaza. George Galloway MP announced gleefully that his constituency is Israeli-free....
2014/09/01 10:43
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He died 310 years ago, but the name of Abel Collin still has a part to play in modern-day Nottingham. Andy Smart looks at his legacy. WEALTHY but reclusive, Abel Collin was a businessman with a heart...
2014/08/27 03:09
2014/08/27 03:09
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He won an Oscar and was elevated to the peerage though his attendance at the House of Lords was less than regular; in 20 years, his sole contribution in that somnolent chamber was one speech, on the...
2014/08/24 21:46
2014/08/24 21:46
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SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE: Tonight’s bout between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling may have a different outcome, writes Lesley Riddoch THE UK and world audience for the Salmond v Darling BBC debate...
2014/08/23 11:50
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From the introduction of Christianity in 431 AD to the Good Friday Agreement of 1998. Photo by: Thinkstock 1. The coming of the gospel to Ireland Though the spread of Christianity is generally...
2014/08/23 11:12
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Sherlock Holmes, stalking the streets of London with his pipe and deerstalker hat: what fictional character could be more English? And yet in the Scottish National Library's current exhibition on...
2014/08/18 17:11
2014/08/18 17:11
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... me, warts and all."--Oliver Cromwell, to his official portrait painter as Lord Protector (and Chief Theocrat) of the English Republic, on being asked how he wished to be portrayed in the...
2014/08/12 11:23
2014/08/12 11:23
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Beer, cheese, turkeys and cakes from around the county have triumphed in this year's Great Taste awards. The awards - the Oscars of the food world - have just been announced and products judges think...
2014/08/09 20:18
2014/08/09 20:18
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Napoleon Bonaparte created an empire stretching across Europe from 1804 to 1814. Before his exile, return, and then ultimate defeat in 1815, Napoleon was a brilliant general who understood the...
2014/08/08 14:38
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Steve Scotland had better reason than most for thinking he knew London like the back of his hand. Not only was he a native Londoner, born and bred, but he'd spent years working as a chauffeur in the...
2014/08/07 05:42
2014/08/07 05:42
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Ranger Clive Whitbourn is on his hands and knees scrabbling around the steep slopes that form the ramparts of one of the UK’s finest iron age forts. He is getting whiffs of the distinctive cucumber...
2014/08/04 18:18
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Napoleon Bonaparte created an empire stretching across Europe from 1804 to 1814. Before his exile, return, and then ultimate defeat in 1815, Napoleon was a brilliant general who understood the...
2014/08/04 04:27
2014/08/04 04:27
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Barcombe BOWLS: The Coppard Trophy was played for last Wednesday afternoon. This involved a team of five Barcombe ladies verses five Barcombe men. Each team played one game of triples and one game of...
2014/08/02 04:59
2014/08/02 04:59
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Relatively speaking, they’re iconic portraits of the past 5:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014 in News By Matt Oliver, Reporter covering North Oxford, Jericho and Summertown. Call me on 01865 425498 WHAT...
2014/08/01 16:27
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Bodle Street Green CHURCH SERVICES: St John’s Bodle Street: 9.30am Morning Worship with Holy Communion. Warbleton Parish Church: 8am Holy Communion (BCP), 11am Family Service. St Giles, Dallington:...
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Alciston & Selmeston THANKS to all you helped and supported our two villages Arts and Crafts weekend held on July 12 and 13 in Selmeston Village Hall along with our Flower Festival in Selmeston...
2014/08/01 14:27
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In 1657, the king of England, Oliver Cromwell, decided the he was going to ban all Christmas celebrations. Some say it was to tackle the increasing vice of gluttony, others say it was because Cromwell...
2014/08/01 13:24
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Making of a myth: the Wallace Monument near Stirling commemorates the 13th-century hero of Scottish independence The Tarbat Peninsula, a spit of land sticking out from the northernmost Scottish...
2014/07/31 11:24
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There is a scene in Denys Arcand’s 2003 film The Barbarian Invasions, in which a young French antiques appraiser visits a Quebec Catholic church to size up some long unused religious artefacts the...
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