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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
'House of Cards' author despairs at 'wicked' Brexit debatepenning an article on behalf of the character which described the bloc as a "us
'House of Cards' author despairs at 'wicked' Brexit debate
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
penning an article on behalf of the character which described the bloc as a "used bus ticket". In interview outside the Palace of Westminster, the dapper 67-year-old repeated his view that the EU is "broken", with the only solution now to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ex-PM Brown warns of Brexit message to the worldfile photo, the Boudica statue stands in the foreground as fog shrouds the cloc
Ex-PM Brown warns of Brexit message to the world
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
file photo, the Boudica statue stands in the foreground as fog shrouds the clock tower which houses the Big Ben bell at the Palace of Westminster, London. AP FILE LONDON, United Kingdom — Former prime minister Gordon Brown voiced his fears Saturday... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Could a 'Scouser' become mayor of Greater Manchester? Andy Burnham hits back at criticism of his Liverpool rootspointed to a speech he gave in the St George’s Hall in Liverpool just two month
Could a 'Scouser' become mayor of Greater Manchester? Andy Burnham hits back at criticism of his Liverpool roots
Manchester Evening News / Posted 6 days ago
pointed to a speech he gave in the St George’s Hall in Liverpool just two months ago, where he said: “As you may know, the Palace of Westminster may soon have to relocate for a major refurbishment. “Wouldn’t it be marvellous if this magnificent... Read more
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guardian-series
Surgeon heads to Houses of Parliament to pick up prizefor his commitment to helping train junior colleagues. He said: “It was amazin
Surgeon heads to Houses of Parliament to pick up prize
guardian-series / Posted 7 days ago
for his commitment to helping train junior colleagues. He said: “It was amazing to go to the House of Commons and see the Palace of Westminster. “I was really proud to receive the award – I’m passionate about training and that’s one of the things... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
View from Westminster: Diamonds were the most weighty aspect of the this year’s Queen’s SpeechElizabeth II proceeds through the Royal Gallery ahead of the State Opening of P
View from Westminster: Diamonds were the most weighty aspect of the this year’s Queen’s Speech
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 8 days ago
Elizabeth II proceeds through the Royal Gallery ahead of the State Opening of Parliament, in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday May 18, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Speech.... Read more
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The Financial Express
Queen unveils UK govt’s new agenda ahead of EU referendumand tax evasion. The 90-year-old Queen made her 63rd speech to mark the State
Queen unveils UK govt’s new agenda ahead of EU referendum
The Financial Express / Posted 8 days ago
and tax evasion. The 90-year-old Queen made her 63rd speech to mark the State Opening of the British Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in London, nearly a month ahead of the crucial referendum on whether Britain should remain in the... Read more
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EuroNews
Everything you need to know about the State Opening of ParliamentIts origins can be traced back to the 16th century. The ceremony has existed i
Everything you need to know about the State Opening of Parliament
EuroNews / Posted 8 days ago
Its origins can be traced back to the 16th century. The ceremony has existed in its current form since 1852, when the Palace of Westminster, comprising the upper and lower houses of parliament, was rebuilt after a major fire. The centre-piece... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
View from Westminster: Diamonds were the most weighty aspect of the this year’s Queen’s SpeechElizabeth II proceeds through the Royal Gallery ahead of the State Opening of P
View from Westminster: Diamonds were the most weighty aspect of the this year’s Queen’s Speech
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
Elizabeth II proceeds through the Royal Gallery ahead of the State Opening of Parliament, in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday May 18, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Speech.... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Queen's Speech and State Opening of ParliamentMAY 18: Queen Elizabeth II walks through Norman Porch ahead of the State Openin
Queen's Speech and State Opening of Parliament
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
MAY 18: Queen Elizabeth II walks through Norman Porch ahead of the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster on May 18, 2016 in London, England. The State Opening of Parliament is the formal start of the... Read more
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People Magazine
Find Out Why the Queen Took an Unexpected Detour at the Annual Opening of ParliamentClick here to subscribe to the Royals Newsletter.The regalia she wore was trans
Find Out Why the Queen Took an Unexpected Detour at the Annual Opening of Parliament
People Magazine / Posted 8 days ago
Click here to subscribe to the Royals Newsletter.The regalia she wore was transported from Buckingham Palace to the Palace of Westminster shortly before 11 a.m. Carried in the Queen Alexandra State Coach was the Imperial State crown, the Cap... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Queen is resplendent at the State Opening of ParliamentQueen does not begin today's event wearing these items. Initially, during her h
The Queen is resplendent at the State Opening of Parliament
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Queen does not begin today's event wearing these items. Initially, during her horse-drawn procession from the palace to the Palace of Westminster with the Duke of Edinburgh, she wears the simpler George IV State Diadem. Created for George IV in... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Sugar tax, spaceports meet pageantry in UK Queen's SpeechThe Queen's Speech to Parliament, during the State official State Opening of Pa
Sugar tax, spaceports meet pageantry in UK Queen's Speech
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
The Queen's Speech to Parliament, during the State official State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords, at the Palace of Westminster in London, Wednesday May 18, 2016. The Queen will give a speech to parliament about the government's... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Sugar tax, spaceports meet pageantry in UK Queen's SpeechThe Queen's Speech to Parliament, during the State official State Opening of Pa
Sugar tax, spaceports meet pageantry in UK Queen's Speech
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
The Queen's Speech to Parliament, during the State official State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords, at the Palace of Westminster in London, Wednesday May 18, 2016. The Queen will give a speech to parliament about the government's... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Queen’s speech: New Bills at-a-glancethe Queen's Speech as the Duke of Edinburgh listens, during the State Opening o
Queen’s speech: New Bills at-a-glance
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
the Queen's Speech as the Duke of Edinburgh listens, during the State Opening of Parliament, in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster in London on Wednesday May 18. Photo: Alastair Grant/PA Wire Here’s a quick look at the Bills... Read more
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International Business Times
Queen's Speech: Elizabeth II arrives in horse drawn carriage for the State Opening of Parliament II announced the British government's plans for the coming year at the ceremoni
Queen's Speech: Elizabeth II arrives in horse drawn carriage for the State Opening of Parliament
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
II announced the British government's plans for the coming year at the ceremonial State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster on 18 May. The State Opening is the formal start of the parliamentary year, and the Queen's speech will... Read more
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birminghammail
Queen's Speech: Mayor will run Greater Birmingham bus servicesthe Queen's Speech as the Duke of Edinburgh listens, during the State Opening o
Queen's Speech: Mayor will run Greater Birmingham bus services
birminghammail / Posted 8 days ago
the Queen's Speech as the Duke of Edinburgh listens, during the State Opening of Parliament, in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster in London. NHS (Overseas Visitors Charging) Bill This will increase the number of NHS services for... Read more
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Reuters
Queen unveils British government's reform agenda ahead of EU voteQueen Elizabeth proceeds through the Royal Gallery before the State Opening of
Queen unveils British government's reform agenda ahead of EU vote
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
Queen Elizabeth proceeds through the Royal Gallery before the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords, at the Palace of Westminster in London, Britain May 18, 2016. Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip proceed through the Royal... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Queen's Speech 2016: Government will work to implement both Fresh Start and Stormont House agreementsElizabeth II proceeds through the Royal Gallery ahead of the State Opening of P
Queen's Speech 2016: Government will work to implement both Fresh Start and Stormont House agreements
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Elizabeth II proceeds through the Royal Gallery ahead of the State Opening of Parliament, in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday May 18, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Speech.... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Queen's Speech confirms government plans to renew Trident submarine programmespeech, delivered by the Queen amid the traditional lavish ceremony of the Stat
Queen's Speech confirms government plans to renew Trident submarine programme
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 8 days ago
speech, delivered by the Queen amid the traditional lavish ceremony of the State Opening of Parliament in the Palace of Westminster, would usually be a central focus of the political calendar. But this year it provides a brief respite... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Live Queen's Speech 2016: Queen makes journey from Buckingham Palace to Westminster for State Opening of ParliamentImperial State Crown arrives at the Royal Gallery ahead of the State Opening of
Live Queen's Speech 2016: Queen makes journey from Buckingham Palace to Westminster for State Opening of Parliament
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Imperial State Crown arrives at the Royal Gallery ahead of the State Opening of Parliament, in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday May 18, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Speech.... Read more
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chad
Thanks for employers supportTwenty employers were thanked for supporting the Armed Forces community by bein
Thanks for employers support
chad / Posted 8 days ago
Twenty employers were thanked for supporting the Armed Forces community by being invited to tour the Palace of Westminster and attend the Ceremony of the Keys in an event organised in part by Phil Giles, of East Midlands Reserve Forces. The Ministry... Read more
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Londonist
What Does Black Rod Do The Rest Of The Year?Black Rod in the Central Lobby at the Palace of Westminster. Photography by Jes
What Does Black Rod Do The Rest Of The Year?
Londonist / Posted 8 days ago
Black Rod in the Central Lobby at the Palace of Westminster. Photography by Jessica Taylor, copyright UK Parliament. He’s like Father Christmas, isn’t he? One day’s work in a fancy costume, then feet up for the rest of the year… "A lot of people... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Criminals to be allowed out of jail during the week under prison system shake upjails into "places where lives are changed". Queen Elizabeth II delivers the Q
Criminals to be allowed out of jail during the week under prison system shake up
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
jails into "places where lives are changed". Queen Elizabeth II delivers the Queen's Speech to the House of Lords in the Palace of Westminster during the State Opening of Parliament Among these reforms, unprecedented new powers will also be... Read more
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Daily Mirror
What time is the Queen's Speech 2016?in the following order. 11am (approx): The Queen leaves Buckingham Palace in a
What time is the Queen's Speech 2016?
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
in the following order. 11am (approx): The Queen leaves Buckingham Palace in a grandiose carriage for a short trip to the Palace of Westminster. 11.15am: She arrives at the Sovereign's Entrance at the Houses of Parliament. 2.30pm: MPs begin... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Astonishing Rise of Jeremy Corbynthat he always sees the good in other people,” John McDonnell, another veteran
The Astonishing Rise of Jeremy Corbyn
The New Yorker / Posted 9 days ago
that he always sees the good in other people,” John McDonnell, another veteran socialist M.P., said, when we met in the Palace of Westminster. McDonnell was Corbyn’s campaign manager last summer and is now the shadow Chancellor. (In British... Read more
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chroniclelive
What our MPs are doing to help women hit by state pension age changeschanges, and took early retirement, leaving them without any income. The Parli
What our MPs are doing to help women hit by state pension age changes
chroniclelive / Posted 13 days ago
changes, and took early retirement, leaving them without any income. The Parliamentary Group, which was launched at the Palace of Westminster at standing room only meeting, will be co-chaired by MPs from each of the parties, and will work... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Historic sites could be littered with 'irritating' warning signs after pensioner fell in moatworked on the development of the Tornado fighter jet. He later worked as princ
Historic sites could be littered with 'irritating' warning signs after pensioner fell in moat
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
worked on the development of the Tornado fighter jet. He later worked as principal planning officer and engineer at the Palace of Westminster as both houses of Parliament were preparing for the first televised debate and as a maths teacher at... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Running Man challenge policeman dubbed 'World's best dancing copper'"To all of those making comments about wasting taxpayers money and catching rea
Running Man challenge policeman dubbed 'World's best dancing copper'
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
"To all of those making comments about wasting taxpayers money and catching real criminals, direct your enquiries to the Palace of Westminster as you will find many more wasters and criminals there." But some viewers think these videos are a... Read more
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Daily Star
Met Police unit takes on the beat in 'best' Running Man Challenge yet"To all of those making comments about wasting taxpayers money and catching rea
Met Police unit takes on the beat in 'best' Running Man Challenge yet
Daily Star / Posted 15 days ago
"To all of those making comments about wasting taxpayers money and catching real criminals, direct your enquiries to the Palace of Westminster as you will find many more wasters and criminals there." Dubbed the Running Man Challenge the craze is... Read more
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The New Statesman
An anniversary in opposition: new female Labour MPs on their first year in Parliamentmany challenges, the most immediate of which is learning to navigate the anachr
An anniversary in opposition: new female Labour MPs on their first year in Parliament
The New Statesman / Posted 16 days ago
many challenges, the most immediate of which is learning to navigate the anachronisms (not to mention the geography) of the Palace of Westminster and the rules of the chamber. With its grand rooms, antique décor and the bore in the corner who views... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
A Word, Please: Modifying phrasesobserver reported: "A longboat full of Vikings, promoting the new British Museu
A Word, Please: Modifying phrases
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
observer reported: "A longboat full of Vikings, promoting the new British Museum exhibition, was seen sailing past the Palace of Westminster yesterday. Famously uncivilized, destructive and rapacious, with an almost insatiable appetite for... Read more
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Raw Story
Inside Big Ben: why the world’s most famous clock will soon lose its bongthe car to repair the brakes. But a clock just doesn’t stop – especially not a
Inside Big Ben: why the world’s most famous clock will soon lose its bong
Raw Story / Posted 24 days ago
the car to repair the brakes. But a clock just doesn’t stop – especially not a clock as iconic as the Great Clock at the Palace of Westminster. Repairs to the tower are long overdue. There is corrosion damage to the cast iron roof and to the... Read more
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The New Statesman
Inside Big Ben: why the world’s most famous clock will soon lose its bongthe car to repair the brakes. But a clock just doesn’t stop – especially not a
Inside Big Ben: why the world’s most famous clock will soon lose its bong
The New Statesman / Posted 26 days ago
the car to repair the brakes. But a clock just doesn’t stop – especially not a clock as iconic as the Great Clock at the Palace of Westminster. Repairs to the tower are long overdue. There is corrosion damage to the cast iron roof and to the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Big Ben will stop counting to get repairsthe Elizabeth Tower, which houses the clock, will undergo three years of urgent
Big Ben will stop counting to get repairs
WWLP Springfield / Posted 29 days ago
the Elizabeth Tower, which houses the clock, will undergo three years of urgent repairs. Paul Roberson, clock maker at the palace of Westminster, said “There are a couple of areas that we desperately want to look at and we’re hoping to take the... Read more
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examiner.com
London's Big Ben clock tower will be silenced for urgent repairsGreat Bell lends its nickname to the tower and clock as a whole. The landmark t
London's Big Ben clock tower will be silenced for urgent repairs
examiner.com / Posted 29 days ago
Great Bell lends its nickname to the tower and clock as a whole. The landmark tower is located at the northern end of the Palace of Westminster which contains the Houses of Parliament, overlooking Westminster Bridge across the Thames as well as... Read more
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The Seattle Times
London’s finest: Fun facts to know about the city’s Big BenIN A NAME? Big Ben is the name commonly used for the Great Bell in the Elizabe
London’s finest: Fun facts to know about the city’s Big Ben
The Seattle Times / Posted 29 days ago
IN A NAME? Big Ben is the name commonly used for the Great Bell in the Elizabeth Tower, which is attached to the Palace of Westminster , the U.K. parliament in London on the north bank of the River Thames. It’s thought to be named after... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
London's finest: Fun facts to know about the city's Big BenIN A NAME? Big Ben is the name commonly used for the Great Bell in the Elizabe
London's finest: Fun facts to know about the city's Big Ben
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 29 days ago
IN A NAME? Big Ben is the name commonly used for the Great Bell in the Elizabeth Tower, which is attached to the Palace of Westminster , the U.K. parliament in London on the north bank of the River Thames. It's thought to be named after... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
London's finest: Fun facts to know about the city's Big BenIN A NAME? Big Ben is the name commonly used for the Great Bell in the Elizabe
London's finest: Fun facts to know about the city's Big Ben
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 29 days ago
IN A NAME? Big Ben is the name commonly used for the Great Bell in the Elizabeth Tower, which is attached to the Palace of Westminster , the U.K. parliament in London on the north bank of the River Thames. It's thought to be named after... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
London's finest: Fun facts to know about the city's Big BenIN A NAME? Big Ben is the name commonly used for the Great Bell in the Elizabe
London's finest: Fun facts to know about the city's Big Ben
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 29 days ago
IN A NAME? Big Ben is the name commonly used for the Great Bell in the Elizabeth Tower, which is attached to the Palace of Westminster , the U.K. parliament in London on the north bank of the River Thames. It's thought to be named after... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
London's finest: Fun facts to know about the city's Big BenIN A NAME? Big Ben is the name commonly used for the Great Bell in the Elizabe
London's finest: Fun facts to know about the city's Big Ben
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 29 days ago
IN A NAME? Big Ben is the name commonly used for the Great Bell in the Elizabeth Tower, which is attached to the Palace of Westminster , the U.K. parliament in London on the north bank of the River Thames. It's thought to be named after... Read more
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Londonist
Big Ben To Fall Silentbell/clock/tower/whatever you want to call it will fall silent as part of a thr
Big Ben To Fall Silent
Londonist / Posted 30 days ago
bell/clock/tower/whatever you want to call it will fall silent as part of a three-year programme of essential works on the Palace of Westminster. Repairs will begin in early 2017, with major work carried out on the Elizabeth Tower, the Great Clock... Read more
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Daily Mail
Matt Damon pays visit to pub and leaves each of bar staff £70 tipparties held by corporate giants, it seems. Authorities are advertising for fir
Matt Damon pays visit to pub and leaves each of bar staff £70 tip
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
parties held by corporate giants, it seems. Authorities are advertising for firms who might want to use the Palace of Westminster. ‘There is a rare opportunity to hire corporate event space inside the House of Commons this June,’... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Lord-lieutenant appoints six new deputiesHall since 1990. He is also the hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain of England, a
Lord-lieutenant appoints six new deputies
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 1 months ago
Hall since 1990. He is also the hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain of England, as the representative of The Queen in the Palace of Westminster. Judge Curl has held various posts including recorder, circuit Judge and designated family judge for... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 1 months ago
of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from the Louvre and Pantheon in Paris, or the Palace of Westminster, a Gothic-revival fantasy straight from a lurid horror story. One of the poster-children of tourism,... Read more
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The Courier
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?
The Courier / Posted 1 months ago
of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from the Louvre and Pantheon in Paris, or the Palace of Westminster, a Gothic-revival fantasy straight from a lurid horror story. One of the poster-children of tourism,... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Lord-lieutenant appoints six new deputiesHall since 1990. He is also the hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain of England, a
Lord-lieutenant appoints six new deputies
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 1 months ago
Hall since 1990. He is also the hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain of England, as the representative of The Queen in the Palace of Westminster. Judge Curl has held various posts including recorder, circuit Judge and designated family judge for... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 1 months ago
of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from the Louvre and Pantheon in Paris, or the Palace of Westminster, a Gothic-revival fantasy straight from a lurid horror story. One of the poster-children of tourism,... Read more
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The Young Witness
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?
The Young Witness / Posted 1 months ago
of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from the Louvre and Pantheon in Paris, or the Palace of Westminster, a Gothic-revival fantasy straight from a lurid horror story. One of the poster-children of tourism,... Read more
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Western Advocate
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?
Western Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from the Louvre and Pantheon in Paris, or the Palace of Westminster, a Gothic-revival fantasy straight from a lurid horror story. One of the poster-children of tourism,... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from
Fake tourist attractions - but who cares?
Kiama Independent / Posted 1 months ago
of perspective and time. Nobody laughs at Washington DC's Capitol, copied from the Louvre and Pantheon in Paris, or the Palace of Westminster, a Gothic-revival fantasy straight from a lurid horror story. One of the poster-children of tourism,... Read more
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