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News.com.au
Channel 7 shelves next series of House Rules and replaces Million Dollar Minute in major revampTV & Radio Million Dollar Minute gets its first millionaire 0:35 Channel Se
Channel 7 shelves next series of House Rules and replaces Million Dollar Minute in major revamp
News.com.au / Posted 2 hours ago
TV & Radio Million Dollar Minute gets its first millionaire 0:35 Channel Sevens quiz show Million Dollar Minute gets its first millionaire, Andrew... Read more
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News.com.au
Channel 7 axes next series of House Rules and replaces Million Dollar Minute in major revampTV & Radio Million Dollar Minute gets its first millionaire 0:35 Channel Se
Channel 7 axes next series of House Rules and replaces Million Dollar Minute in major revamp
News.com.au / Posted 10 hours ago
TV & Radio Million Dollar Minute gets its first millionaire 0:35 Channel Sevens quiz show Million Dollar Minute gets its first millionaire, Andrew... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Four people injured in city apartment fireThree children and a woman were injured Friday night in a North Baltimore apart
Four people injured in city apartment fire
Baltimore Sun / Posted 22 hours ago
Three children and a woman were injured Friday night in a North Baltimore apartment fire, a city spokesman said. Firefighters were called at 7:50 p.m. to the 800 block Dartmouth Road., where they found smoke coming from a two-story apartment... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Peter Bromhead: An appeal for employment opportunitiesI'd be a most suitable candidate to run a legation office in Honolulu. Illustra
Peter Bromhead: An appeal for employment opportunities
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
I'd be a most suitable candidate to run a legation office in Honolulu. Illustration / Peter Bromhead As ever, employment in the column-writing business remains a tenuous proposition, so I've been casting about for alternative forms of endeavour with... Read more
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PhysOrg
'Targeted punishments' against countries could tackle climate changeA diagram of two possible strategies of targeted punishment studied in the pape
'Targeted punishments' against countries could tackle climate change
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
A diagram of two possible strategies of targeted punishment studied in the paper. Credit: Royal Society Open ScienceTargeted punishments could provide a path to international climate change cooperation, new research in game theory has... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
One-alarm fire burns vacant East Baltimore row homeA vacant, two-story brick row home in East Baltimore burned in a one-alarm fire
One-alarm fire burns vacant East Baltimore row home
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
A vacant, two-story brick row home in East Baltimore burned in a one-alarm fire Monday afternoon, fire officials said. Firefighters responded at 3:15 p.m. to the home in the 1200 block of Ensor St. in Johnston Square, Baltimore Fire Department... Read more
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The Border Mail
The week that was, in photosJulia Moloney with the koala at the Panmure swimming hole. Picture: Carl Molone
The week that was, in photos
The Border Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Julia Moloney with the koala at the Panmure swimming hole. Picture: Carl Moloney – Photo appeared in the Warrnambool Standard Photo:Darren Pateman - The Newcastle Herald. ORANGE: Central Western Daily sport journalist Matt Findlay shows off his... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Sky View Middle School has released its honor roll for the fourth term of the 2014-15 school year. Na
Sky View Middle School
Leominster Champion / Posted 9 days ago
has released its honor roll for the fourth term of the 2014-15 school year. Named to the honor roll were: Grade 8 Special Honors Dominic Allain, Roxane Bede, Emily Beltz, Max Campbell, Marlens Cherenfant, Jenna... Read more
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Billboard
Morrissey Describes Battle With Depression, Calls Suicide 'Admirable'Morrissey sat down with Larry King on Wednesday for his first in-person intervi
Morrissey Describes Battle With Depression, Calls Suicide 'Admirable'
Billboard / Posted 10 days ago
Morrissey sat down with Larry King on Wednesday for his first in-person interview in nearly a decade and, among many things, discussed his own struggles with depression. Morrissey Delivers Lively Performance of 'Kiss Me a Lot' on 'Late Late... Read more
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Daily News
Adherence to the policy and virtue necessarySri Lankans have elected a new Parliament and the message of the people no doub
Adherence to the policy and virtue necessary
Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
Sri Lankans have elected a new Parliament and the message of the people no doubt is loud and clear. The country needs "good governance and an efficient, and effective administration" to take the country forward. The entire populace having won adult... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago's most historic taverns: Our listIt is, of course, a place to get a drink but a tavern can be many things. On on
Chicago's most historic taverns: Our list
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
It is, of course, a place to get a drink but a tavern can be many things. On one level it's the sum of the collective conversations that have taken place within its walls and of the characters who have inhabited, however briefly, its bar stools and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Faith, Revelation and the Limits of the Christian Imagination – Opinion – ABC Religion & EthicsFaith, Revelation and the Limits of the Christian ImaginationKevin HartABC Reli
Faith, Revelation and the Limits of the Christian Imagination – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
Faith, Revelation and the Limits of the Christian ImaginationKevin HartABC Religion and Ethics 17 Aug 2015 The Christian poet, at least if he or she has any strength as a poet, does not versify doctrine; instead, he or she is concerned with a felt... Read more
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Arsenal FC
'I've always felt right at home here'It was 18th century writer Samuel Johnson who stated: “When a man is tired of L
'I've always felt right at home here'
Arsenal FC / Posted 11 days ago
It was 18th century writer Samuel Johnson who stated: “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford." Mesut Ozil smiles when he hears the quote. “I’ve always felt at home here,” he nods. “London... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Woman killed in house fire in Northeast BaltimoreA woman was found dead inside of a burning house in Northeast Baltimore Sunday
Woman killed in house fire in Northeast Baltimore
Baltimore Sun / Posted 12 days ago
A woman was found dead inside of a burning house in Northeast Baltimore Sunday evening, Baltimore fire officials said. The fire broke out in the one-story, single family house in the 5400 block of Daywalt Avenue in Frankford around 9:20 p.m., fire... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Crickets-dinner-Eating Bugs! Does the idea make your skin crawl? Does it make your blood curdle
Crickets-dinner-
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 16 days ago
Eating Bugs! Does the idea make your skin crawl? Does it make your blood curdle? Is it offensive, repulsive, sickening? Still, you have to face it. The Food and Agricultural Organisation of the UN, (FAO) is suggesting, if not urging the world... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Cymbeline review – a glorious theatrical hodgepodge you can't help but applaudCymbeline is a hodgepodge of a play: comedy, tragedy, history, pastoral, fairyt
Cymbeline review – a glorious theatrical hodgepodge you can't help but applaud
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 17 days ago
Cymbeline is a hodgepodge of a play: comedy, tragedy, history, pastoral, fairytale. Samuel Johnson, an avowed Shakespeare fanboy, wrote that to nitpick the play was “to waste criticism upon unresisting imbecility, upon faults too evident for... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Unhappy ending for the real-life Monarch of the GlenThe roots of the dispute go back to 2007, when Mr MacLeod inherited the 42,000-
Unhappy ending for the real-life Monarch of the Glen
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
The roots of the dispute go back to 2007, when Mr MacLeod inherited the 42,000-acre estate from his father, John. Like Archie MacDonald, the protagonist of Monarch of the Glen, Hugh MacLeod's natural environment was London, his lifelong home, where... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
2 firefighters hurt in Baltimore Highlands blazeTwo firefighters were injured while fighting a blaze Sunday night in the Baltim
2 firefighters hurt in Baltimore Highlands blaze
Baltimore Sun / Posted 19 days ago
Two firefighters were injured while fighting a blaze Sunday night in the Baltimore Highlands neighborhood, city officials said. Their conditions were not immediately released, but the firefighters were taken to a hospital with minor injuries. Crews... Read more
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The Border Mail
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old i
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015
The Border Mail / Posted 21 days ago
NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old image has been lovingly restored by the Headland Museum at Nambucca Heads. NAROOMA Andrew Penny and Rhys Llewellyn of Jindabyne were outright winners of the Narooma Forest... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old i
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old image has been lovingly restored by the Headland Museum at Nambucca Heads. NAROOMA Andrew Penny and Rhys Llewellyn of Jindabyne were outright winners of the Narooma Forest... Read more
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The Courier
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old i
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015
The Courier / Posted 21 days ago
NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old image has been lovingly restored by the Headland Museum at Nambucca Heads. NAROOMA Andrew Penny and Rhys Llewellyn of Jindabyne were outright winners of the Narooma Forest... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old i
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 21 days ago
NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old image has been lovingly restored by the Headland Museum at Nambucca Heads. NAROOMA Andrew Penny and Rhys Llewellyn of Jindabyne were outright winners of the Narooma Forest... Read more
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The Young Witness
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old i
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015
The Young Witness / Posted 21 days ago
NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old image has been lovingly restored by the Headland Museum at Nambucca Heads. NAROOMA Andrew Penny and Rhys Llewellyn of Jindabyne were outright winners of the Narooma Forest... Read more
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Independent
Reading improves relationships and reduces depression symptoms, says new studyThe Reading Agency, a charity whose mission is to inspire people to read more,
Reading improves relationships and reduces depression symptoms, says new study
Independent / Posted 21 days ago
The Reading Agency, a charity whose mission is to inspire people to read more, commissioned the large-scale study to help it evaluate the impact of the work it carries out. Researchers analysed 51 papers and reports, all published within the past 10... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Monica Dyson: To tip or not to tip ?- that is the questionTo tip or not to tip, that is the question. It would seem that it’s not really
Monica Dyson: To tip or not to tip ?- that is the question
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 21 days ago
To tip or not to tip, that is the question. It would seem that it’s not really so straightforward. If you do tip and give too little, then you can be thought of as a cheapskate – but if you tip too much, you are ostentatious and showy. At present,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old i
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015
Daily Liberal / Posted 21 days ago
NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old image has been lovingly restored by the Headland Museum at Nambucca Heads. NAROOMA Andrew Penny and Rhys Llewellyn of Jindabyne were outright winners of the Narooma Forest... Read more
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The North West Star
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old i
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015
The North West Star / Posted 21 days ago
NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old image has been lovingly restored by the Headland Museum at Nambucca Heads. NAROOMA Andrew Penny and Rhys Llewellyn of Jindabyne were outright winners of the Narooma Forest... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old i
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 21 days ago
NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old image has been lovingly restored by the Headland Museum at Nambucca Heads. NAROOMA Andrew Penny and Rhys Llewellyn of Jindabyne were outright winners of the Narooma Forest... Read more
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The Young Witness
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old i
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015
The Young Witness / Posted 21 days ago
NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old image has been lovingly restored by the Headland Museum at Nambucca Heads. NAROOMA Andrew Penny and Rhys Llewellyn of Jindabyne were outright winners of the Narooma Forest... Read more
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Western Advocate
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old i
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015
Western Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old image has been lovingly restored by the Headland Museum at Nambucca Heads. NAROOMA Andrew Penny and Rhys Llewellyn of Jindabyne were outright winners of the Narooma Forest... Read more
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Kiama Independent
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old i
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015
Kiama Independent / Posted 21 days ago
NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old image has been lovingly restored by the Headland Museum at Nambucca Heads. NAROOMA Andrew Penny and Rhys Llewellyn of Jindabyne were outright winners of the Narooma Forest... Read more
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Manning River Times
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old i
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015
Manning River Times / Posted 21 days ago
NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old image has been lovingly restored by the Headland Museum at Nambucca Heads. NAROOMA Andrew Penny and Rhys Llewellyn of Jindabyne were outright winners of the Narooma Forest... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old i
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 21 days ago
NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old image has been lovingly restored by the Headland Museum at Nambucca Heads. NAROOMA Andrew Penny and Rhys Llewellyn of Jindabyne were outright winners of the Narooma Forest... Read more
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The North West Star
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old i
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015
The North West Star / Posted 21 days ago
NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old image has been lovingly restored by the Headland Museum at Nambucca Heads. NAROOMA Andrew Penny and Rhys Llewellyn of Jindabyne were outright winners of the Narooma Forest... Read more
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Daily Liberal
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old i
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015
Daily Liberal / Posted 21 days ago
NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old image has been lovingly restored by the Headland Museum at Nambucca Heads. NAROOMA Andrew Penny and Rhys Llewellyn of Jindabyne were outright winners of the Narooma Forest... Read more
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The Border Mail
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old i
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015
The Border Mail / Posted 21 days ago
NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old image has been lovingly restored by the Headland Museum at Nambucca Heads. NAROOMA Andrew Penny and Rhys Llewellyn of Jindabyne were outright winners of the Narooma Forest... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old i
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old image has been lovingly restored by the Headland Museum at Nambucca Heads. NAROOMA Andrew Penny and Rhys Llewellyn of Jindabyne were outright winners of the Narooma Forest... Read more
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The Courier
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old i
The week in pictures | August 8, 2015
The Courier / Posted 21 days ago
NAMBUCCA - The London Bank of Australia in Macksville way back when. This old image has been lovingly restored by the Headland Museum at Nambucca Heads. NAROOMA Andrew Penny and Rhys Llewellyn of Jindabyne were outright winners of the Narooma Forest... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Rotunda Cinemas shut down for not fixing fire code violationsThe Rotunda Cinemas, which shut down last month after its owner blamed falling
Rotunda Cinemas shut down for not fixing fire code violations
Baltimore Sun / Posted 22 days ago
The Rotunda Cinemas, which shut down last month after its owner blamed falling ticket sales, was closed for failing to correct fire code violations, the Baltimore City Fire Department said. Fire department spokesman Samuel Johnson, Jr. said in an... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Actor reunited with alligator mate Rambo"Reuniting with Rambo" sounds like a movie, but Australian actor Samuel Johnson
Actor reunited with alligator mate Rambo
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
"Reuniting with Rambo" sounds like a movie, but Australian actor Samuel Johnson wasn’t on set. Actor Samuel Johnson caught up with Rambo the alligator at Symbio Wildlife Park on Friday. Johnson first met Rambo in 2013 while unicycling around the... Read more
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Washington Post
How to write about foods you can’t stomach: A cucumber hater’s lamentDeliciousness is in the eye of the beholder. (Jon Nazca/Reuters) Cucumbers are
How to write about foods you can’t stomach: A cucumber hater’s lament
Washington Post / Posted 23 days ago
Deliciousness is in the eye of the beholder. (Jon Nazca/Reuters) Cucumbers are gross. I already know what you’re thinking: But cucumbers are so refreshing! They barely have any taste! Don’t you love when they put a slice or two in spa water? To... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Tottie's advice for victims of online trollsTottie Goldsmith has been a victim of online trolls, but she doesn't let it bot
Tottie's advice for victims of online trolls
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 23 days ago
Tottie Goldsmith has been a victim of online trolls, but she doesn't let it bother her. Online aplomb: Tottie Goldsmith doesn't pay much heed to trolls - their bitterness is about them, not her, she says.Picture: ADAM McLEAN Tottie Goldsmith has... Read more
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Evening Standard
Wicket by wicket: How Twitter reacted to England bowlers' demolition of Australia in the fourth Ashes TestStuart Broad was the undoubted star, recording the 21st best figures in Test hi
Wicket by wicket: How Twitter reacted to England bowlers' demolition of Australia in the fourth Ashes Test
Evening Standard / Posted 23 days ago
Stuart Broad was the undoubted star, recording the 21st best figures in Test history with a return of 8 wickets for just 15 runs. In Ashes cricket only Jim Laker's 19 wickets over two innings at Old Trafford in 1956 represented a better return. But... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online NewspaperStory last updated at 8/5/2015 - 7:09 pm On Writing: Writing at Lemon Creek C
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 24 days ago
Story last updated at 8/5/2015 - 7:09 pm On Writing: Writing at Lemon Creek Condemned to Hope's delusive mine As on we toil from day to day, By sudden blast or slow decline Our social comforts drop away. -Samuel Johnson, "On the Death of Dr. Robert... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Orphaning the Lion"Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel," that great English litterateur,
Orphaning the Lion
Sunday Observer / Posted 28 days ago
"Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel," that great English litterateur, Samuel Johnson, is supposed to have said, according to a biographer. Although the exact context in which he uttered this dictum is unclear, Johnson had already written... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
CanTeen’s 30th anniversary campaign to help more young people and their families cope with cancerCanTeen member Alyssa-Jane Williams 20, lost her father to cancer in 2011. IT
CanTeen’s 30th anniversary campaign to help more young people and their families cope with cancer
Daily Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
CanTeen member Alyssa-Jane Williams 20, lost her father to cancer in 2011. IT has been doing wonderful work for three decades and, this month, CanTeen celebrates its 30th anniversary with a new look and campaign. The charity, which works with teens... Read more

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