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The Hindu
Bezwada Wilson: For him, the battle continueshis struggle against manual scavenging. Fifty-year-old Bezwada Wilson, nationa
Bezwada Wilson: For him, the battle continues
The Hindu / Posted an hour ago
his struggle against manual scavenging. Fifty-year-old Bezwada Wilson, national convenor of the Safai Karmachari Andolan (SKA), was declared one of the six recipients of the 2016 Ramon Magsaysay Award by the Philippines-based award foundation, in... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Holy City Hullabaloo; Summer Super Slam '16; J.J. Cale tribute; Yes Fest IIJuly 29 at 5 p.m. & Sat. July 30 at 6 p.m. $10/one day, $15/two days Tin Roof
Holy City Hullabaloo; Summer Super Slam '16; J.J. Cale tribute; Yes Fest II
Charleston City Paper / Posted an hour ago
July 29 at 5 p.m. & Sat. July 30 at 6 p.m. $10/one day, $15/two days Tin Roof When the venerable Charleston ska/punk/reggae outfit Sex Wax began corresponding with some regional bands recently, the original intent was to create a... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Downtown misses Caribbean festincredible” Cuban band. Before each of the headliners will be a variety of act
Downtown misses Caribbean fest
Maple Ridge News / Posted 3 hours ago
incredible” Cuban band. Before each of the headliners will be a variety of acts, like the steel drums of Tropical Heat, ska band Los Furios, and the reggae of Mostly Marley. There will also be a beach volleyball tournament – and there is still... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Super telescope finds hundreds of previously undetectable galaxiesthat after all 64 dishes are in place, MeerKAT will be the world's leading tele
Super telescope finds hundreds of previously undetectable galaxies
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 3 hours ago
that after all 64 dishes are in place, MeerKAT will be the world's leading telescope of its kind until the advent of SKA," Professor Justin Jonas, SKA South Africa chief technologist, said in a statement. The SKA, intended to be operational... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Ombudsman Morales, 2 Indians among 2016 Ramon Magsaysay awardeesHe recruited volunteers and worked with Dalit activists to organize a people's
Ombudsman Morales, 2 Indians among 2016 Ramon Magsaysay awardees
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 hours ago
He recruited volunteers and worked with Dalit activists to organize a people's movement called Safai Karmachari Andolan (SKA) that has filed cases and liberated around half of an estimated 600,000 people from manually removing human excrement... Read more
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The Hindu
T.M. Krishna and Bezwada Wilson win Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016sense of moral outrage but also with remarkable skills in mass organizing, and
T.M. Krishna and Bezwada Wilson win Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016
The Hindu / Posted 7 hours ago
sense of moral outrage but also with remarkable skills in mass organizing, and working within India’s complex legal system. SKA has grown into a network of 7,000 members in 500 districts across the country. Of the estimated 600,000 scavengers in... Read more
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dna
All you need to know about Bezwada Wilson, campaigner against manual scavenging in IndiaCooperation Volunteers and 'Vientiane Rescue' of Laos. Wilson, the national co
All you need to know about Bezwada Wilson, campaigner against manual scavenging in India
dna / Posted 7 hours ago
Cooperation Volunteers and 'Vientiane Rescue' of Laos. Wilson, the national convenor of the Safai Karmachari Andolan (SKA), has been named as an awardee for "asserting the inalienable right to a life of human dignity" while Krishna was chosen... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Out and About – BataviaHOW TO JUGGLE WHEN: 7 p.m. July 28 WHERE: Batavia Public Library, 10 S. Batav
Out and About – Batavia
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 8 hours ago
HOW TO JUGGLE WHEN: 7 p.m. July 28 WHERE: Batavia Public Library, 10 S. Batavia Ave., Batavia COST & INFO: Mike Vondruska of the Illinois Juggling Institute will bring his juggling show to the library. Attendees can see a 30-minute juggling... Read more
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The Economic Times
2 Indians, Filipino among 2016 Ramon Magsaysay awardeesHe recruited volunteers and worked with Dalit activists to organize a people's
2 Indians, Filipino among 2016 Ramon Magsaysay awardees
The Economic Times / Posted 9 hours ago
He recruited volunteers and worked with Dalit activists to organize a people's movement called Safai Karmachari Andolan (SKA) that has filed cases and liberated around half of an estimated 600,000 people from manually removing human excrement... Read more
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Spot.ph
10 Places in Manila for Music Loversnearby, too!) Gold Digger is at Cubao Expo, General Romulo Street, Socorro, Qu
10 Places in Manila for Music Lovers
Spot.ph / Posted 9 hours ago
nearby, too!) Gold Digger is at Cubao Expo, General Romulo Street, Socorro, Quezon City. Perfect for: The reggae- and ska-obsessed Establishments have come and gone at The Collective, but B-Side has managed to stand strong. The spot is... Read more
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The Hindu
T.M. Krishna and Bezwada Wilson win Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016sense of moral outrage but also with remarkable skills in mass organizing, and
T.M. Krishna and Bezwada Wilson win Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016
The Hindu / Posted 9 hours ago
sense of moral outrage but also with remarkable skills in mass organizing, and working within India’s complex legal system. SKA has grown into a network of 7,000 members in 500 districts across the country. Of the estimated 600,000 scavengers in... Read more
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iol.co.za
MeerKAT project making waves in UKFor the first time, the MeerKAT - a precursor of the Square Kilometre Array (SK
MeerKAT project making waves in UK
iol.co.za / Posted 9 hours ago
For the first time, the MeerKAT - a precursor of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), released an image revealing 1 300 galaxies. An initiative of this magnitude is said to be a game-changer in the world of science. On completion next year, the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Activist Bezwada Wilson, Carnatic singer T M Krishna win Ramon Magsaysay AwardCooperation Volunteers and ‘Vientiane Rescue’ of Laos. Wilson, the national co
Activist Bezwada Wilson, Carnatic singer T M Krishna win Ramon Magsaysay Award
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Cooperation Volunteers and ‘Vientiane Rescue’ of Laos. Wilson, the national convenor of the Safai Karmachari Andolan (SKA), has been named as an awardee for “asserting the inalienable right to a life of human dignity” while Krishna was chosen... Read more
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dna
TM Krishna, Bezwada Wilson from India among those honoured with Magsaysay Award 2016for what would take shape as a people’s movement of manual scavengers and their
TM Krishna, Bezwada Wilson from India among those honoured with Magsaysay Award 2016
dna / Posted 13 hours ago
for what would take shape as a people’s movement of manual scavengers and their children, Safai Karmachari Andolan (SKA). With Bezwada Wilson as national convenor, SKA was launched in 1993 when he initiated the filing of a public interest... Read more
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West Bromwich Albion FC
If football be the food of love…unspoken but obvious link between the emergence of black footballers across the
If football be the food of love…
West Bromwich Albion FC / Posted 13 hours ago
unspoken but obvious link between the emergence of black footballers across the game and the rise of Two-Tone in Coventry. Ska has, of course, always had an association with the Albion, going back to our adoption of Harry J’s “Liquidator” as our... Read more
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The Hindu
T.M. Krishna wins Magsaysay Awardsense of moral outrage but also with remarkable skills in mass organizing, and
T.M. Krishna wins Magsaysay Award
The Hindu / Posted 14 hours ago
sense of moral outrage but also with remarkable skills in mass organizing, and working within India’s complex legal system. SKA has grown into a network of 7,000 members in 500 districts across the country. Of the estimated 600,000 scavengers in... Read more
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Spot.ph
10 Places in Manila for Music Loversnearby, too!) Gold Digger is at Cubao Expo, General Romulo Street, Socorro, Qu
10 Places in Manila for Music Lovers
Spot.ph / Posted 15 hours ago
nearby, too!) Gold Digger is at Cubao Expo, General Romulo Street, Socorro, Quezon City. Perfect for: The reggae- and ska-obsessed Establishments have come and gone at The Collective, but B-Side has managed to stand strong. The spot is... Read more
2 related stories
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Spot.ph
10 Places in Manila for Music Loversnearby, too!) Gold Digger is at Cubao Expo, General Romulo Street, Socorro, Qu
10 Places in Manila for Music Lovers
Spot.ph / Posted 16 hours ago
nearby, too!) Gold Digger is at Cubao Expo, General Romulo Street, Socorro, Quezon City. Perfect for: The reggae- and ska-obsessed Establishments have come and gone at The Collective, but B-Side has managed to stand strong. The spot is... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Beer makers ride from Durango to Boulder in BoulDurangoCompany's founder, Adam Avery, gathered a handful of brewery buddies who set of
Beer makers ride from Durango to Boulder in BoulDurango
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted yesterday
Company's founder, Adam Avery, gathered a handful of brewery buddies who set off on bikes from Avery's taproom down to Ska Brewing's headquarters in Durango. The BoulDurango ride was such a hit that Avery and Ska opted to make it an annual... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Public Entities' Capital Expenditure RisesR330 million on equipment that was acquired for the construction of MeerKAT ant
Public Entities' Capital Expenditure Rises
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
R330 million on equipment that was acquired for the construction of MeerKAT antennas for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project. While the report revealed an increase of R26.1 billion in new construction works - from R130.7 billion in 2014... Read more
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The Irish Times
How Music Works: Ireland’s reggae sound system culture rumbles onwas one of the first genres of music to put the DJs and producers of music at t
How Music Works: Ireland’s reggae sound system culture rumbles on
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
was one of the first genres of music to put the DJs and producers of music at the forefront of the culture. Born out of ska and rocksteady, reggae became Jamaica’s main cultural export to the world. Giant sound systems in Jamaica quaked with... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra Weekender: What's on July 29-31, 2016cultural heritage. Also 1.30pm. Canberra Theatre. $30-$65 from canberratheatrec
Canberra Weekender: What's on July 29-31, 2016
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
cultural heritage. Also 1.30pm. Canberra Theatre. $30-$65 from canberratheatrecentre.com.au. From 8pm NEVILLE STAPLE Ska veteran Neville Staple, formerly of The Specials and FunBoy3, performs at The Basement in Belconnen. $50-$101 +bf. See... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SKA South Africa Invests in Local PeopleWhile the Square Kilometre Array South Africa (SKA SA) may be globally renowned
SKA South Africa Invests in Local People
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
While the Square Kilometre Array South Africa (SKA SA) may be globally renowned for its cutting-edge science and advanced technology, the project's proudest contribution is to the people of the nearby town of Carnarvon in Northern Cape, and by proxy... Read more
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Gazette News
New Town Kings are going to get this party jumpingKings. Since forming more than ten years ago, the Kings have gradually built u
New Town Kings are going to get this party jumping
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
Kings. Since forming more than ten years ago, the Kings have gradually built up a reputation for being one of the best ska outfits in the country. In the past the band have supported the likes of LA reggae outfit, the Aggrolites, got some... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
From whales to cancer and astrophysics to online pornographyWidefield Array (MWA) radio telescope and a founding member of the Board of Dir
From whales to cancer and astrophysics to online pornography
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Widefield Array (MWA) radio telescope and a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Organisation, which is tasked with building the World’s largest radio telescope. In her nearly 20 year career, Prof.... Read more
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CNET
11 things we learned from 'Star Trek Beyond'why they used the Beastie Boys when this was the obvious choice... That's 1979
11 things we learned from 'Star Trek Beyond'
CNET / Posted 3 days ago
why they used the Beastie Boys when this was the obvious choice... That's 1979 hit "One Step Beyond" by British ska-pop group Madness, by the way -- good luck getting that out of your head. On a related note, the musical interlude may... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Ahoy me hearties! Pirate themed Wymondham Carnival pulls in record crowdssaid Saturday’s event, organised by Wymondham Business Group, was “the best to
Ahoy me hearties! Pirate themed Wymondham Carnival pulls in record crowds
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
said Saturday’s event, organised by Wymondham Business Group, was “the best to date”. “At the end of the day we had a ska band playing and the market square was full of people dancing. It gives you such a good feeling and makes the hard work... Read more
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NJ.com
Ryan Adams soars, Father John Misty rants at huge Camden festivalgenres on the Marina Stage, from Caribbean to punk to more theatrical tunes. Ta
Ryan Adams soars, Father John Misty rants at huge Camden festival
NJ.com / Posted 4 days ago
genres on the Marina Stage, from Caribbean to punk to more theatrical tunes. Take "Good Day," for example — it's a sunny ska jam that features Franklin's velvety voice trilling across reggae-inspired riffs. This festival stint capped off a year... Read more
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Northern Echo
Live music and festivals generate £313m for North-East and Yorkshire economyDeer Shed audience members.” Due to their local economic impact, the increasin
Live music and festivals generate £313m for North-East and Yorkshire economy
Northern Echo / Posted 4 days ago
Deer Shed audience members.” Due to their local economic impact, the increasing number of festivals such as the Mod and Ska event near Bedale and Willowman, near Thirsk, councillors in North Yorkshire say they have been keen to try to help... Read more
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Northern Echo
Live music and festivals generates £313m for North-East and Yorkshire economyDeer Shed audience members.” Due to their local economic impact, the increasin
Live music and festivals generates £313m for North-East and Yorkshire economy
Northern Echo / Posted 4 days ago
Deer Shed audience members.” Due to their local economic impact, the increasing number of festivals such as the Mod and Ska event near Bedale and Willowman, near Thirsk, councillors in North Yorkshire say they have been keen to try to help... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodlandaccountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for pl
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodland
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
accountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for playing a blend of 1960s rocksteady, reggae, ska, dancehall and soul music. The pensioner, who did not own a mobile phone, had a hobby of visiting new Wetherspoon... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodlandaccountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for pl
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodland
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 5 days ago
accountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for playing a blend of 1960s rocksteady, reggae, ska, dancehall and soul music. The pensioner, who did not own a mobile phone, had a hobby of visiting new Wetherspoon... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodlandaccountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for pl
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodland
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
accountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for playing a blend of 1960s rocksteady, reggae, ska, dancehall and soul music. The pensioner, who did not own a mobile phone, had a hobby of visiting new Wetherspoon... Read more
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Northern Echo
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodlandaccountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for pl
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodland
Northern Echo / Posted 5 days ago
accountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for playing a blend of 1960s rocksteady, reggae, ska, dancehall and soul music. The pensioner, who did not own a mobile phone, had a hobby of visiting new Wetherspoon... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodlandaccountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for pl
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodland
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
accountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for playing a blend of 1960s rocksteady, reggae, ska, dancehall and soul music. The pensioner, who did not own a mobile phone, had a hobby of visiting new Wetherspoon... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodlandaccountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for pl
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodland
Kingston Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
accountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for playing a blend of 1960s rocksteady, reggae, ska, dancehall and soul music. The pensioner, who did not own a mobile phone, had a hobby of visiting new Wetherspoon... Read more
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Oxford Mail
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodlandaccountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for pl
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodland
Oxford Mail / Posted 5 days ago
accountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for playing a blend of 1960s rocksteady, reggae, ska, dancehall and soul music. The pensioner, who did not own a mobile phone, had a hobby of visiting new Wetherspoon... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodlandaccountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for pl
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodland
Streatham Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
accountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for playing a blend of 1960s rocksteady, reggae, ska, dancehall and soul music. The pensioner, who did not own a mobile phone, had a hobby of visiting new Wetherspoon... Read more
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Bury Times
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodlandaccountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for pl
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodland
Bury Times / Posted 5 days ago
accountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for playing a blend of 1960s rocksteady, reggae, ska, dancehall and soul music. The pensioner, who did not own a mobile phone, had a hobby of visiting new Wetherspoon... Read more
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Gazette
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodlandaccountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for pl
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodland
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
accountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for playing a blend of 1960s rocksteady, reggae, ska, dancehall and soul music. The pensioner, who did not own a mobile phone, had a hobby of visiting new Wetherspoon... Read more
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guardian-series
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodlandaccountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for pl
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodland
guardian-series / Posted 5 days ago
accountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for playing a blend of 1960s rocksteady, reggae, ska, dancehall and soul music. The pensioner, who did not own a mobile phone, had a hobby of visiting new Wetherspoon... Read more
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Harrow Times
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodlandaccountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for pl
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodland
Harrow Times / Posted 5 days ago
accountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for playing a blend of 1960s rocksteady, reggae, ska, dancehall and soul music. The pensioner, who did not own a mobile phone, had a hobby of visiting new Wetherspoon... Read more
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Gazette News
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodlandaccountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for pl
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodland
Gazette News / Posted 5 days ago
accountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for playing a blend of 1960s rocksteady, reggae, ska, dancehall and soul music. The pensioner, who did not own a mobile phone, had a hobby of visiting new Wetherspoon... Read more
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This is West Country
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodlandaccountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for pl
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodland
This is West Country / Posted 5 days ago
accountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for playing a blend of 1960s rocksteady, reggae, ska, dancehall and soul music. The pensioner, who did not own a mobile phone, had a hobby of visiting new Wetherspoon... Read more
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Bolton News
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodlandaccountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for pl
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodland
Bolton News / Posted 5 days ago
accountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for playing a blend of 1960s rocksteady, reggae, ska, dancehall and soul music. The pensioner, who did not own a mobile phone, had a hobby of visiting new Wetherspoon... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodlandaccountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for pl
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodland
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 5 days ago
accountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for playing a blend of 1960s rocksteady, reggae, ska, dancehall and soul music. The pensioner, who did not own a mobile phone, had a hobby of visiting new Wetherspoon... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodlandaccountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for pl
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodland
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
accountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for playing a blend of 1960s rocksteady, reggae, ska, dancehall and soul music. The pensioner, who did not own a mobile phone, had a hobby of visiting new Wetherspoon... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodlandaccountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for pl
DJ Derek death remains mystery after body found in woodland
Croydon Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
accountant for Cadbury before becoming a DJ in his mid-30s and was known for playing a blend of 1960s rocksteady, reggae, ska, dancehall and soul music. The pensioner, who did not own a mobile phone, had a hobby of visiting new Wetherspoon... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Explorer of outer frontier detects faint sound of galaxy radio halowe detected is a relatively young one‚ and has still to reach its maximum power
Explorer of outer frontier detects faint sound of galaxy radio halo
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
we detected is a relatively young one‚ and has still to reach its maximum power." The MeerKAT telescope being built by SKA South Africa in the Northern Cape will help this area of research because it can provide excellent sensitivity to faint... Read more
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Gazette
Mystery continues to shroud the final moments of Bristol's DJ Derek as coroner unable to provide cause of deathcommemorate Mr Morris’ life were in the pipeline, the details of which the Gaze
Mystery continues to shroud the final moments of Bristol's DJ Derek as coroner unable to provide cause of death
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
commemorate Mr Morris’ life were in the pipeline, the details of which the Gazette will publish as soon as they are available. In a DJ career that lasted more than 40 years, Mr Morris was known for playing a blend of reggae, ska, dancehall and s... Read more
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