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People Magazine
Tea Time! Queen Elizabeth's Record-Breaking Reign Commemorated with Special China Inspired by Her Coronation Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images; Royal Collection Trust On September 9, the 89
Tea Time! Queen Elizabeth's Record-Breaking Reign Commemorated with Special China Inspired by Her Coronation
People Magazine / Posted 4 hours ago
Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images; Royal Collection Trust On September 9, the 89-year-old royal will take the record that was previously held... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Face value: Simon Schama on the power of portraitsWe come into the world wide-eyed, ready to stare. And after we are done crying,
Face value: Simon Schama on the power of portraits
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 hours ago
We come into the world wide-eyed, ready to stare. And after we are done crying, eyes scrunched tight against the raw light, we start looking, which is the precise moment we begin to live in the company of humans. Nonsense, I was told; newborns can’t... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Today in HistoryToday is Thursday, September 3, the 246th day of 2015. There are 119 days left
Today in History
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted yesterday
Today is Thursday, September 3, the 246th day of 2015. There are 119 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On September 3, 1783, representatives of the United States and Britain signed the Treaty of Paris, which officially ended the... Read more
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Daily Mail
The historical heroines you've never heard of: From the Sumerian priestess poet to the English queen who revolutionised lite
The historical heroines you've never heard of
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
: From the Sumerian priestess poet to the English queen who revolutionised literature, the women who deserve to be remembered Enheduanna, a Sumerian priestess from Iraq, was among the first writers Other... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Sept. 3, 2015Today is Thursday, September 3, the 246th day of 2015. There are 119 days left
This day in history, Sept. 3, 2015
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Today is Thursday, September 3, the 246th day of 2015. There are 119 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 3, 1783, representatives of the United States and Britain signed the Treaty of Paris, which officially ended the... Read more
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KWTX-TV Waco
Good Morning!The signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence in 1836. (File) Good morn
Good Morning!
KWTX-TV Waco / Posted yesterday
The signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence in 1836. (File) Good morning, it’s Thursday, September 3, the 246th day of 2015. There are 119 days left in the year. We’ll start the day in the lower 70s under a mostly sunny sky and we’re... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
HSBC says to rebrand British retail arm 'HSBC UK'A branch of HSBC bank is seen near Westminster Abbey, in central London March 6
HSBC says to rebrand British retail arm 'HSBC UK'
Reuters UK Edition / Posted yesterday
A branch of HSBC bank is seen near Westminster Abbey, in central London March 6, 2011. LONDON HSBC Holdings (HSBA.L) is to rebrand its British business as 'HSBC UK' after a months-long review of what to call the business from 2018. HSBC said after... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
AlmanacToday is Thursday, September 3, the 246th day of 2015. There are 119 days left
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Today is Thursday, September 3, the 246th day of 2015. There are 119 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On September 3, 1783, representatives of the United States and Britain signed the Treaty of Paris, which officially ended the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Today in HistoryToday is Thursday, September 3, the 246th day of 2015. There are 119 days left
Today in History
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
Today is Thursday, September 3, the 246th day of 2015. There are 119 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On September 3, 1783, representatives of the United States and Britain signed the Treaty of Paris, which officially ended the... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in HistoryToday is Thursday, September 3, the 246th day of 2015. There are 119 days left
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted yesterday
Today is Thursday, September 3, the 246th day of 2015. There are 119 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On September 3, 1783, representatives of the United States and Britain signed the Treaty of Paris, which officially ended the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
The Queen in Glasgow: As a princess and after her coronationON September 9 Queen Elizabeth II will become the longest reigning British mona
The Queen in Glasgow: As a princess and after her coronation
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
ON September 9 Queen Elizabeth II will become the longest reigning British monarch. RUSSELL LEADBETTER looks back at her association with Glasgow and west central Scotland. IN the years ahead, it would become a familiar sight on our TV screens - the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Isis’s destruction of Palmyra: ‘The heart has been ripped out of the city'At length we stood on the end of the col and looked over Palmyra,” wrote the Br
Isis’s destruction of Palmyra: ‘The heart has been ripped out of the city'
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
At length we stood on the end of the col and looked over Palmyra,” wrote the British traveller, archaeologist and poet Gertrude Bell on 20 May 1900. “I wonder if the wide world presents a more singular landscape. It is a mass of columns, ranged into... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Vintage photos: Wedding of Princess Diana to Prince CharlesIn this composite image a comparison has been made between the Royal Wedding Ca
Vintage photos: Wedding of Princess Diana to Prince Charles
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
In this composite image a comparison has been made between the Royal Wedding Cathedral aisle walks of Earl Spencer and Lady Diana Spencer with that of Michael Middleton and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. (Left Image) The wedding of Charles, Prince... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Vintage photos: Wedding of Princess Diana to Prince CharlesIn this composite image a comparison has been made between the Royal Wedding Ca
Vintage photos: Wedding of Princess Diana to Prince Charles
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
In this composite image a comparison has been made between the Royal Wedding Cathedral aisle walks of Earl Spencer and Lady Diana Spencer with that of Michael Middleton and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. (Left Image) The wedding of Charles, Prince... Read more
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Evening Standard
Chelsea fans see model of new Stamford BridgeChelsea fans are getting a glimpse of the club's possible future with the first
Chelsea fans see model of new Stamford Bridge
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Chelsea fans are getting a glimpse of the club's possible future with the first official scale model of the new Stamford Bridge. The Blues had already revealed that the new 60,000 venue would be inspired by the 'gothic architecture of Westminster... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The Queen's coronation at Westminster Abbey – archive videoQueen Elizabeth II is crowned at a Coronation ceremony in Westminster Abbey in
The Queen's coronation at Westminster Abbey – archive video
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
Queen Elizabeth II is crowned at a Coronation ceremony in Westminster Abbey in London in 1953. After being handed the four symbols of authority – the orb, the sceptre, the rod of mercy and the royal ring of sapphire and rubies – the Archbishop of... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Let Elizabeth reign until the end – then stop this charade | Polly ToynbeeLong to reign over us – that old incantation has worked, so next week the Queen
Let Elizabeth reign until the end – then stop this charade | Polly Toynbee
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
Long to reign over us – that old incantation has worked, so next week the Queen’s reign becomes the longest ever. She overtakes Victoria, who kept going for 63 years, seven months and two days. That’s all they need do – stay alive, procreate and do... Read more
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E! Online
Take a Look Back at Princess Diana's LifeIt's hard to believe it's been 18 years since Princess Diana's passing, but her
Take a Look Back at Princess Diana's Life
E! Online / Posted 4 days ago
It's hard to believe it's been 18 years since Princess Diana's passing, but her memory still lives on today. The first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, was tragically killed in a car crash in Paris on August 31, 1997. Her two sons, Prince William... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Pupils used climbing frame for school’s unusual photoPUPILS usually stood or sat in rows to have their school photographs taken, but
Pupils used climbing frame for school’s unusual photo
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
PUPILS usually stood or sat in rows to have their school photographs taken, but not at St Christopher’s. This class at the junior school in Temple Road, Cowley, Oxford, decided on a different format – clambering on to and around a climbing... Read more
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Daily Mail
69-old slice of cake from the Queen's 1947 wedding up for auctionA slice of royal history: Cake from the Queen and Prince Philip's 1947 nuptials
69-old slice of cake from the Queen's 1947 wedding up for auction
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
A slice of royal history: Cake from the Queen and Prince Philip's 1947 nuptials worth £500 goes under the hammer... and it's still EDIBLE 69 years later The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh wed on November 20, 1947 The slice of fruit cake will be... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Walking and cycle trail to honour Norfolk’s wartime heroine Edith Cavell Norfolk nurse and national heroine Edith Cavell paid the ultimate price for h
Walking and cycle trail to honour Norfolk’s wartime heroine Edith Cavell
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
Norfolk nurse and national heroine Edith Cavell paid the ultimate price for helping hundreds of Allied soldiers escape from Occupied Belgium during the First World War. The... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Walking and cycle trail to honour Norfolk’s wartime heroine Edith Cavell Edith Cavell Norfolk nurse and national heroine Edith Cavell paid the ultima
Walking and cycle trail to honour Norfolk’s wartime heroine Edith Cavell
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 4 days ago
Edith Cavell Norfolk nurse and national heroine Edith Cavell paid the ultimate price for helping hundreds of Allied soldiers escape from Occupied Belgium during the First... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Soldier who carried Princess Diana coffin was 'cast aside' after he lost leg Phil Bartett, second from left, carrying coffin of Princess Diana A soldier
Soldier who carried Princess Diana coffin was 'cast aside' after he lost leg
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Phil Bartett, second from left, carrying coffin of Princess Diana A soldier who was on tour in Northern Ireland when he was called upon to carry Princess Diana's coffin... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Princess Diana's grave 18 years 'goes back to nature'Althorp Estate, where the late Princess is buried, said the vegetation growing
Princess Diana's grave 18 years 'goes back to nature'
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
Althorp Estate, where the late Princess is buried, said the vegetation growing over her memorial site "has always had a full growth of mature trees, which give a rich panoply of foliage in the summer". A spokesman said the natural growth of greenery... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Highlights of Queen Elizabeth II’s record-breaking reign Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II meets guests during a garden party held at Bucki
Highlights of Queen Elizabeth II’s record-breaking reign
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II meets guests during a garden party held at Buckingham Palace, central London on May 12, 2015. Queen Elizabeth II will become Britain’s longest-reigning monarch on... Read more
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Daily Mail
Soldier who carried Diana's coffin says MoD 'tossed him aside'Hero soldier who carried Princess Diana's coffin says Ministry of Defence 'toss
Soldier who carried Diana's coffin says MoD 'tossed him aside'
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Hero soldier who carried Princess Diana's coffin says Ministry of Defence 'tossed him aside' after he lost a leg and left the Army Ex-Welsh Guardsman Phil Bartlett hit out at treatment after leaving Army He says he was 'tossed aside' after losing a... Read more
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express
Shocking state of Diana's island grave - on the 18th anniversary of her deathLittle has been done to address concerns raised a year ago over Diana's resting
Shocking state of Diana's island grave - on the 18th anniversary of her death
express / Posted 5 days ago
Little has been done to address concerns raised a year ago over Diana's resting place at Althorp A year after Diana's former chef spoke of his disgust at the "overgrown mess" of the late Princess of Wales's grave site within the Althorp estate in... Read more
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Daily Mail
That was the love that was: Lady Carina Frost's new biographyThat was the love that was: She called herself his ‘Child Bride’– the beauty wh
That was the love that was: Lady Carina Frost's new biography
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
That was the love that was: She called herself his ‘Child Bride’– the beauty who became David Frost’s rock during his stellar career. Now, for a definitive new biography, she has written this beguiling farewell Devoted: The Frosts at a Dublin party... Read more
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Londonist
A Game Of Thrones With London's Royal StatuesSee this image in higher resolution. London contains statues of almost every E
A Game Of Thrones With London's Royal Statues
Londonist / Posted 6 days ago
See this image in higher resolution. London contains statues of almost every English or British monarch since Henry VIII. Imagine if they all got together for a right royal knees-up. Beginning with Henry, we've depicted 20 kings and queens outside... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Maloney cheerleaders raising funds to perform in LondonMERIDEN — Three local cheerleaders earned a spot on “the trip of a lifetime,” w
Maloney cheerleaders raising funds to perform in London
The Record-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
MERIDEN — Three local cheerleaders earned a spot on “the trip of a lifetime,” with a national cheer squad, but won’t be able to go unless they can raise about $9,000. Haley Guyette, 17; Taylor Eisenberg, 16; and Reagan Kenney, 16; are three of the... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
British payments glitch at HSBC leaves thousands without wagesA branch of HSBC bank is seen near Westminster Abbey, in central London March 6
British payments glitch at HSBC leaves thousands without wages
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 7 days ago
A branch of HSBC bank is seen near Westminster Abbey, in central London March 6, 2011. LONDON HSBC (HSBA.L) reported a computer glitch on Friday which it said prevented some of its British business customers from making payments, leaving thousands... Read more
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Orange County Register
Classical music travel experiencesEuropean centers of culture are often associated with figures from the history
Classical music travel experiences
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
European centers of culture are often associated with figures from the history of music. Whether they were born there, studied there or worked there, visitors flock to their shrines. Here's some destinations associated with some of the most... Read more
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chad
Musical treats galore as the Southwell Music Festival returns Southwell is preparing to receive around 80 of the UK’s best professional cla
Musical treats galore as the Southwell Music Festival returns
chad / Posted 10 days ago
Southwell is preparing to receive around 80 of the UK’s best professional classical musicians to sing and play in the second Southwell Music Festival across the August Bank Holiday... Read more
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Queensland Times
Plot your visit to places of rest and quiet around the globeSOME people wouldn't be caught dead visiting cemeteries and gravesites on their
Plot your visit to places of rest and quiet around the globe
Queensland Times / Posted 10 days ago
SOME people wouldn't be caught dead visiting cemeteries and gravesites on their holidays but I've found they can be fascinating places to kill an hour or two. And I'm not alone in finding myself spirited away to another time and place when... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fascinating pictures show Queen in EVERY year of her reignLong to reign over us: which is about to become the longest ever On September
Fascinating pictures show Queen in EVERY year of her reign
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Long to reign over us: which is about to become the longest ever On September 9, Elizabeth II will become the longest-reigning British monarch, surpassing Queen Victoria's record Princess... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Shropshire GCSE pupil’s amazing 14 A*s « Shropshire StarProtik Moulik of Roman Road, Shrewsbury, achieved the grades at the Westminster
Shropshire GCSE pupil’s amazing 14 A*s « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 13 days ago
Protik Moulik of Roman Road, Shrewsbury, achieved the grades at the Westminster School in London. The talented 16-year-old is no stranger to academic success, achieving A-level maths and music passes at the age of 12, as well as attaining an A* in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Why Kate Middleton refuses to be 'Princess of Wales'Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge on the ba
Why Kate Middleton refuses to be 'Princess of Wales'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge on the balcony at Buckingham Palace, following their wedding at Westminster Abbey. Photo / Getty Images Among a small but influential group of figures at Buckingham Palace, there... Read more
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Independent
The Princes in the Tower: Will the ultimate cold case finally be solved after more than 500 years?Philippa Langley, the historian and screenwriter who spearheaded the Looking fo
The Princes in the Tower: Will the ultimate cold case finally be solved after more than 500 years?
Independent / Posted 14 days ago
Philippa Langley, the historian and screenwriter who spearheaded the Looking for Richard project that resulted in one of the greatest historical discoveries of modern times – the grave of Richard III located beneath a car park in Leicester – is back... Read more
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iol.co.za
Can tourism be too much of a good thing?.They want to ride a red bus, hail a black cab, squash into a red phone kiosk a
Can tourism be too much of a good thing?
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
.They want to ride a red bus, hail a black cab, squash into a red phone kiosk and watch the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace. London - Yesterday, in London's West End, I counted eight mammoth coaches at the end of the road. They were... Read more
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Newser
Meet the Subject of Netflix's Priciest Show Yet– Sorry Downton Abbey, there's another British period drama on the scene: Queen
Meet the Subject of Netflix's Priciest Show Yet
Newser / Posted 15 days ago
– Sorry Downton Abbey, there's another British period drama on the scene: Queen Elizabeth II will be the subject of Netflix's upcoming show, The Crown, its priciest yet with a budget of nearly $157 million, reports the Telegraph. Flummoxed by that... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Mayor's DiaryIt's back to work this weekend, when I officially open Heswall and District Hor
Mayor's Diary
Liverpool Echo / Posted 15 days ago
It's back to work this weekend, when I officially open Heswall and District Horticultural Society’s annual show at noon in Heswall Hall this Saturday, August 22. This is an auspicious year for the society which can trace its roots in Heswall back as... Read more
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express
Will Kate be a no-show again? Duke and Duchess invited to wedding of Prince William's ex THE Duchess of Cambridge sparked a flurry of speculation when she failed to s
Will Kate be a no-show again? Duke and Duchess invited to wedding of Prince William's ex
express / Posted 15 days ago
THE Duchess of Cambridge sparked a flurry of speculation when she failed to show up for the wedding of Prince William's friend last weekend - but now she is... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
King’s Lynn man carving headstone and ledger stone for new memorial to Edith Cavell Wayne Hart is making a memorial for Norwich Cathedral's Edith Cavell commemor
King’s Lynn man carving headstone and ledger stone for new memorial to Edith Cavell
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 15 days ago
Wayne Hart is making a memorial for Norwich Cathedral's Edith Cavell commemorations. Picture: Ian Burt Craftsmanship is still alive and well in Norfolk and a young... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
King’s Lynn man carving headstone and ledger stone for new memorial to Edith Cavell Wayne Hart is making a memorial for Norwich Cathedral's Edith Cavell commemor
King’s Lynn man carving headstone and ledger stone for new memorial to Edith Cavell
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
Wayne Hart is making a memorial for Norwich Cathedral's Edith Cavell commemorations. Picture: Ian Burt Craftsmanship is still alive and well in Norfolk and a young... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Craftsmanship is still alive in Norfolk with King’s Lynn man carving the headstone and ledger stone for a new memorial to Edith Cavell Wayne Hart is making a memorial for Norwich Cathedral's Edith Cavell commemor
Craftsmanship is still alive in Norfolk with King’s Lynn man carving the headstone and ledger stone for a new memorial to Edith Cavell
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 15 days ago
Wayne Hart is making a memorial for Norwich Cathedral's Edith Cavell commemorations. Picture: Ian... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Craftsmanship is still alive in Norfolk with King’s Lynn man carving the headstone and ledger stone for a new memorial to Edith Cavell Wayne Hart is making a memorial for Norwich Cathedral's Edith Cavell commemor
Craftsmanship is still alive in Norfolk with King’s Lynn man carving the headstone and ledger stone for a new memorial to Edith Cavell
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
Wayne Hart is making a memorial for Norwich Cathedral's Edith Cavell commemorations. Picture: Ian... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
£100m Netflix series recreates royal weddingThe show is billed in breathless style as the “the inside story of two of the m
£100m Netflix series recreates royal wedding
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
The show is billed in breathless style as the “the inside story of two of the most famous addresses in the world – Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street – and the intrigues, love lives and machinations behind the great events that shaped the second... Read more
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E! Online
Where Is Kate Middleton: On the Trail of the Missing Wedding Guest!Kate Middleton is in hiding. Or at least that's what several websites are claim
Where Is Kate Middleton: On the Trail of the Missing Wedding Guest!
E! Online / Posted 15 days ago
Kate Middleton is in hiding. Or at least that's what several websites are claiming after she opted out of being Prince William's date to a wedding last weekend. He ended up taking Pippa as his plus-one instead. This is not the first time she's been... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Queen and Prince Philip's wedding is reenacted for new dramaThe original royal wedding: The Queen's majestic 1947 nuptials to Philip are br
The Queen and Prince Philip's wedding is reenacted for new drama
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
The original royal wedding: The Queen's majestic 1947 nuptials to Philip are brought to life in spectacular colour scenes for Netflix drama The Crown Elizabeth and Philip's wedding is reenacted for new Netflix drama The Crown The royal wedding in... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Major James DunningIn 1942 he was involved in the raids on Boulogne and Dieppe, No 4 Commando exec
Major James Dunning
Daily Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
In 1942 he was involved in the raids on Boulogne and Dieppe, No 4 Commando executing the only successful part of the second, otherwise ill-fated, operation, by scaling the cliffs to the west of the town and destroying the six large guns positioned... Read more
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