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  • Donor gives £1.5 million toward Bath Abbey restoration
    Donor gives £1.5 million toward Bath Abbey restoration
    An anonymous donorhas given £1.5 million to help with a restorationproject to stabilizethe floors of the historicBath Abbey.The money — roughly $2.2 million — will go toward the £19.3 millionAbbey Footprintproject. In...
  • Clegg: Bath a ‘leading light’ on international tourism
    Clegg: Bath a ‘leading light’ on international tourism
    The historic city of Bath is a “leading light” in the international tourism sector, England’s deputy prime minister said this week.“We want to create a strong economy, to keep jobs in the area, invest in the area, and Bath...
  • Bath a popular destination among visitors, survey says
    Bath a popular destination among visitors, survey says
    Visitors to the English city of Bath are satisfied by their experience, a new survey suggests.The survey of 1,000 in person and 1,043 online surveys revealed visitors rated Bath a 4.43 out of 5, the Bath Chronicle reported.Most visitors to Bath ...
  • Wandsworth
    Con man uses smuggled cell phone to free himself from London prison
    There's a good reason that cell phones aren't allowed in prisons. It's amazing the trouble an inmate can get into with just a simple Internet connection, especially in the hands of a criminal as gifted as Neil Moore. Last March, the...
  • The Heart of Time
    The Heart of Time
    The Heart of Timeis Volume 1 of a fantasy comic that is about time travel, scooters, and pugs (Oh my!) this first volume collects chapters 1-4 of the series, and is 116 pages, in full color. The story follows the misadventures of a bad-tempered...
  • Sir Terry Pratchett (1948-2015), Part IV
    Sir Terry Pratchett (1948-2015), Part IV
    In 2003, Gollancz published The New Discworld Companion. It was an updated edition of The Discworld Companion by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Briggs that had been published in 1994.In 2004, to mark the twenty-first anniversary of the publication of...
  • Ben Moynihan jailed 21 years
    Ben Moynihan jailed 21 years: 'Virgin ripper' gets 21 years for knifing up women
    Ben Moynihan is to be jailed 21 years for his disturbing “crimes of passion.” The 18-year-old teen from Portsmouth, Hampshire on the south coast of England confessed to the attempted murders and stabbing attacks of three women, all...
  • Richard II fundraising poster at Leicester Cathedral
    King Richard III to receive royal funeral 530 years after his battlefield death
    The skeleton of King Richard III, Britain’s “lost monarch,” was famously discovered under an asphalt car park in Leicester in 2012.This month, the battle-savaged skeleton of the king will be given a proper royal funeral in...
  • William Penn
    William Penn acquired land for the Quakers
    Though he did not set out to do so, William Penn successfully found a home for England’s Quakers. Originally established by George Fox in 1647, the Quaker religion responded to the need of people who were tired of the "showmanship"...
  • A dark secret is revealed in 'Crimson Peak'
    A dark secret is revealed in 'Crimson Peak'
    Following in the wake of a family tragedy, Edith Cushing, an aspiring young authoress, marries Sir Thomas Sharpe, a man whose past is shrouded in mystery. Edith soon finds herself torn between desire and a darkness that she doesn’t...
  • England vs. New Zealand
    England vs. New Zealand 2015 live stream & odds for Cricket World Cup match
    The England vs. New Zealand live stream and televised match will top off the 2015 Cricket World Cup schedule on Thursday for United States viewers. The New Zealand team is currently leading the Pool A table with a 2-0 record and 4-points start to...
  • Natalie Alllman
    Brutalized mother ordered to write to abuser by court
    The face of Natalie Allman tells the story. Two black eyes, her body badly beaten and her throat slashed by her fiancée all done while in front of her two children. The horrific assault took place in her home over a period of hours, her assailant...
  • Merry ol' England
    Travelin': Two Brews from Across the Pond for Derby Weekend
    A new year, and a new feature here at the Los Angeles Craft Beer Examiner page! Introducing Travelin', where I sample beers made outside our fifty states, to give you, the reader, some inspiration to try something crafted outside the confines...
  • Frederick Douglass
    Frederick Douglass begins his newspaper
    Few individuals would ever be upset with too much good news – least of all Frederick Douglass. Hot on the heels of learning about his newly purchased freedom, Frederick Douglass received even more good news - the friends who raised the money...
  • Nellie Bly
    Circling the world in 72 days
    French novelist Jules Verne took all of us on an exciting adventure in 1873, in the company wealthy Englishman Phileas Fogg, and his beloved French valet Passepartout, as we ventured around the world in eighty days. Seeking to turn fiction into...
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