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Healthy eating in medieval times as the British apple reigned...

Comments (0)WHENEVER you fancy a healthy snack between meals, odds on you'll reach for an apple. And, at this time of year, our wonderful British apples should be available.Especially as the warm spring and hot summer this year has brought our British ... [Published Black Country Bugle - 3 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Great Scott!

Sure, a Scottish manor might set you back a few million - but can you put a price on freedom? Source: Supplied AS Scotland decides on whether to break away from the United Kingdom, we have lifted the kilt on the country’s property market. What better ... [Published Perth Now - 9 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Dancing with the Czars - Spend New Year's Eve in Russia

New Year's Eve is the most festive holiday of the year in Russia, with parties, presents, and vodka toasts. MIR Corporation has specialized in Russia travel for more than 26 years and offers a one-of-a-kind celebratory tour built around New Year’s Day ... [Published Luxury Travel Magazines - 13 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Loo habits — paper or hand wash?

Toilet paper was first mentioned in the western world by French physician Francois Rubelais, who argued its ineffectiveness. Centuries later, there is still a dearth of medical literature on the topicWash, or use toilet paper after defecation? That is ... [Published Bangalore Mirror - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

THINGS THAT GO BUMP IN THE NIGHT Storyteller to Weave Halloween Tales and Local Ghost Stories, 10/04

Hershey Area Playhouse is pleased to present Things that Go Bump in the Night, an evening of spooky storytelling featuring college professor, actor and local historian, Dr. Kevin Pry, on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 7 p.m.Dr. Pry is back for the second ... [Published Broadway World - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Celebration: National Day of Nicaragua

Share this:Today, the Republic of Nicaragua celebrates its National Day.With an area of 130,373 square kilometers, Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America. The country is bordered by Honduras to the north and Costa Rica to the south. The Pacific ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Sherborne column: Vicar of Sherborne Canon Eric Woods 'Holidays and Holy Days'

Comments (0)THIS column is being written the day before my holiday begins, and will be published on the day it ends.So surprise, surprise – I have been thinking about holidays. The very word has a religious origin, of course, coming from the Old English ... [Published Western Gazette - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Would you pay £200 to pick Sting's olives?

Sting has made an unusual offer to his fans. For just €262 a day (which is just over £200), fans can visit his Tuscan estate and work as labourers, to help him harvest grapes and olives. Just to be clear - you'll be paying him over £200 a day for the ... [Published AOL UK - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Antiques Column: The art of the exotic is highly prized

Satsuma ware is essentially a type of Japanese earthenware pottery. It is identified by its distinctive cream-coloured crackled glaze decorated with overglaze enamel and gilding. Satsuma ware denotes all wares produced in the Satsuma domain in Kyūshū ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Bells danger hampers probe into church fire

PRECARIOUSLY hanging bells are making it too dangerous for fire investigators to complete their probe into what caused a fire that gutted an 800 year-old church.As previously reported, heartbroken villagers looked on as St Peter's Church in Ropley, near ... [Published Southern Daily Echo - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Where it all began

Have you ever wondered how the hobby of backyard bird feeding began? Where? While there is no clear documented history, many purists believe that the habit of throwing seeds out to the birds probably is tied to the history of the sunflower seed.The beginning ... [Published Laconia Citizen - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Ethiopia’s love affair with raw meat Historians trace raw meat eating back to the early 16th century

ADDIS ABABA ( AA ) — Delicious. Reinvigorating. And distinctively Ethiopian.These are qualities that keep Ethiopians loyal to their most delectable raw-meat cuisine – regardless of the health risks.Ethiopians at home and abroad eat raw beef and goat ... [Published NewsTimeAfrica - Sep 11 2014]

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"The new owner is already planning on spending a significant amount on refurbishing the castle and grounds."
Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India, said "you can tell the condition of a nation by looking at the status of its women." Nehru was a historian and a reformer, as well as a politician...
Kevin Maley, partner in selling agents Strutt and Parker, said: "Castle Grant was launched to the market in the spring and generated a significant amount of interest from buyers across the globe, including America, Australia, Russia and Singapore."
Antonio Belloni: "LVMH has been waiting for the right opportunity and partners for DFS’ European entry"

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Legendary animals or invasive species? Romantic... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 10 2014]
In a tug-of-war over the wild horses of Sable Island, horse lovers and romantics are squaring off against scientists and ecologists who call the iconic animals an invasive species responsible for wreaking havoc on the island’s ecosystem. Introduced ...
Will Tim Cook Ever Escape Steve Jobs’s Shadow? [Published HBR Blog Network - Sep 10 2014]
Being the successor of a successful leader is one of the toughest challenges. How can you do more? There’s a lot to lose and few chances to win. Should you replicate the winning leadership style of your predecessor? The chances are that you will likely ...
The Scots And The English: Some Guilty Thoughts [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 09 2014]
Josh Marshall is bug-eyed at the possibility that the union of England and Scotland may soon end. The Sunday Times poll last weekend gave the markets the willies, and prompted what looked to me like a panicky bunch of last-minute concessions from ...
Wow [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 08 2014]
by Maniza Naqvi  Just Wow! At every turn and corner in Istanbul—you are bound to say—Wow. The obvious example is of course, at the Basilica of Aya Sofiya—built by Emperor Justinian in 537 AD. Legend has it, that Justinian wanted this magnificent ...
Cole’s “The New Arabs” at Firedoglake Book Salon [Published Informed Comment - Sep 08 2014]
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