16th century

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Name: 16th century
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International alphorn festival in Switzerland

Alphorn blowers from throughout Europe gathered for an annual international festival in a village tucked between the Swiss Alps.The 3-day International Alphorn Festival was held in the southern Swiss village of Nendaz until Sunday. The village is 2,200 ... [Published NHK - 50 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 53 mins ago - 1 reports

Strengthened ties to boost exchanges

Chengdu, the capital city of Southwest China's Sichuan province, expects more cultural and economic exchanges with Latin American countries amid the strengthening ties between China and the region."China and Latin America enjoy a long history of cooperation, ... [Published CHINAdaily - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Chengdu, China, 16th century
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

El Galeon Andalucia sets sail for Ocean, City to kick off the Sail to Sunny Fort Lauderdale 16th century tour

OCEAN CITY — The Spanish tall ship El Galeon Andalucia will be sailing into Ocean City on August 1st, for it’s first port-of-call on a five-month tour of East Coast. The ship will make nine ports-of-call in five states on it’s Sail to Sunny Fort Lauderdale, ... [Published Maryland Newszap - 4 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Workers unearth mass grave in Bolivian mining city

Construction workers in Bolivia have stumbled upon a mass grave likely containing the remains of hundreds of indigenous miners from the Spanish colonial era, a researcher said on Saturday.The workers found the remains last week when they started construction ... [Published Taipei Times Online - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Hundreds of human skeletons found in mining city

Construction workers in Bolivia have stumbled upon a mass grave with the remains of hundreds of likely indigenous miners during the Spanish colonial era.The workers found the remains as they started construction on a new building in the El Minero district ... [Published ABC Online - Jul 27 2014]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Butler crushed to death by lift hailed from Barnsley

Police are investigating the death of a Barnsley man who was crushed to death in a lift in an Elizabethan country estate.Arthur Mellar had worked as a butler at 16th century Burghley House in Lincolnshire for eight years, and was bringing suitcases out ... [Published Sheffield Star - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Celebration: Independence Day of the Republic of Peru

Share this:The Republic of Peru celebrates the anniversary of its independence today.A country in the western part of South America, Peru is bordered on the north by Ecuador and Colombia, on the east by Brazil, on the southeast by Bolivia, on the south ... [Published Manila Bulletin - 15 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Maps of Montrose on display

A series extracts from of maps of Montrose are being displayed at Montrose Basin Heritage Society.The new temporary exhibition, ‘Mapping Montrose’, by Montrose Basin Heritage Society (MBHS) runs until the end of August.The free exhibition showcases extracts ... [Published Montrose Today - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Signs of ancient life found in stadium's former car park

The foundations of the manor house from early 14th century and during the Tudor period when it was re-builtThe remains of a relatively unknown medieval manor house dating back to the 14th century are being excavated beneath Walthamstow Stadium's former ... [Published East London & West Essex Guardian Series - 19 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Newdigate phone box bought for £1 after being saved by...

Comments (0)A PUBLICAN has managed to save his community's historic phone box from being lost forever.Nick Rogers didn't notice anything awry at first, when a van pulled up outside the Surrey Oaks pub in Parkgate Road, Newdigate, on Monday morning.It ... [Published Dorking and Leatherhead Advertiser - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Fire-hit church still not safe for repairs

IT could be three months before repairs begin at a Hampshire church devastated by fire.Heartbroken villagers looked on as St Peter’s Church in Ropley, near Alresford, burned last month, and are yet to learn the cause.More than 100 firefighters tackled ... [Published Southern Daily Echo - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Wild words

My mailbox this week includes an email from a reader who refers to my earlier notes (D&S May 9) about nicknames for some of our wild birds.He tells me that in the Malton area, starlings were not known as gippoes but were called gippies. In some parts ... [Published Darlington & Stockton Times - Jul 26 2014]
Entities: Thrush, 16th century, malt

Quotes

"It's difficult to play in tune! Some notes don't ring well, they're not in the same tune. And one always come to ask himself how they are going to deal with the fact that their instrument doesn't play in tune. Watching every competitor, you see different ways of dealing with this situation, or jump over certain musical notes, and that's what is also interesting" she said
"El Galeon will bring the spirit of discovery and exploration to over two hundred thousand visitors on its Sail to Sunny Fort Lauderdale,” said Bryan Lilley, head of the National Air, Sea & Space Foundation. “When you step onboard the ship it’s like traveling back in time 500 years to experience for yourself what it was like to explore the new World.”"
"China and Latin America enjoy a long history of cooperation, which dates back to the late 16th century. China is willing to continue to be a good friend and partner of Latin American countries and promote mutual cooperation" said President Xi Jinping during his recent visit to Latin America
"We're not sure how the bat came into the possession of Jock Livingston who died in Sydney in 1998," says Charles Leski . "We do know that it was a source of enormous pride for him as an item of memorabilia as rare as this would be highly valued."

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International alphorn festival in Switzerland [Published NHK - 50 mins ago]
What’s On in Edinburgh this week [Published The Edinburgh Reporter - 1 hour ago]
Crowds gather on Swiss mountain for world’s lar... [Published GMA News Online - 1 hour ago]
El Galeon Andalucia sets sail for Ocean, City t... [Published Maryland Newszap - 4 hours ago]
Strengthened ties to boost exchanges [Published CHINAdaily - 6 hours ago]
Dr. Thérèse Vanier taught lessons in dying and ... [Published Globe and Mail - 6 hours ago]
Workers unearth mass grave in Bolivian mining city [Published Taipei Times Online - 9 hours ago]
10 things to know about Huguenot on Staten Isla... [Published Staten Island Live - 9 hours ago]
Batting For Royalty [Published OSIX News - 10 hours ago]
David Nightingale: Gabriel Garcia Marquez [Published WAMC.org - 14 hours ago]
Butler crushed to death by lift hailed from Bar... [Published Sheffield Star - 14 hours ago]
Celebration: Independence Day of the Republic o... [Published Manila Bulletin - 15 hours ago]
Who is John Barleycorn [Published BellaOnline - 17 hours ago]
Maps of Montrose on display [Published Montrose Today - 17 hours ago]
Westcountry outsider visits Tavistock [Published Western Morning News - 17 hours ago]
Signs of ancient life found in stadium's former... [Published East London & West Essex Guardian Series - 19 hours ago]
Newdigate phone box bought for £1 after being s... [Published Dorking and Leatherhead Advertiser - 23 hours ago]
Art of seduction, in a doctor's vault [Published Times of India - Jul 27 2014]
Laura McLean - From the Ground Up: Different vi... [Published South Coast Today - Jul 27 2014]
Saturday Art and Archaeology: Copán [Published Firedoglake - Jul 27 2014]
Hundreds of human skeletons found in mining city [Published ABC Online - Jul 27 2014]
God's Marines: Why the Jesuits (including Pope ... [Published CNN - Jul 27 2014]
Tourism Version of a new cold war between China... [Published ETurboNews - Jul 27 2014]
Hundreds of human skeletons found in Bolivian m... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Jul 26 2014]
How Mona Lisa’s smile led to love affairs and s... [Published New York Post - Jul 26 2014]
This Week's Bestsellers: July 28, 2014 [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jul 26 2014]
Leave the car at home [Published Stroud News and Journal - Jul 26 2014]
Cruising on the Danube: A touch of the royal tr... [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 26 2014]
Shortbread recipes conjure up childhood memories [Published Western Daily Press - Jul 26 2014]
HS test: Best halloumi tastes of sheep's milk [Published Helsinki Times - Jul 26 2014]
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Saturday Art and Archaeology: Copán [Published Firedoglake - Jul 27 2014]
Jaguar Court inside Copán Temples   Ballcourt decorative end platform with macaw heads in Archaeological Museum at Copán ruins A major architectural and artistic wonder of the Mayan realm is found at Copán , in Honduras.  While it had a rule ...
Malaysia Flight 17: The Unique Way the Dutch Mourn [Published TIME.com - Jul 23 2014]
A cultural conundrum that I struggled to comprehend during my six years of living in Amsterdam concerned the Dutch attitude toward celebrities. They are passionate about their own celebrities – far more than about Hollywood stars, which is fair enough ...
Five Charts that Explain Shia Islam [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jul 21 2014]
With the recent advance of the Sunni-extremist group the Islamic State and the increasing sectarian divisions that are cleaving apart the Islamic world, it is more important than ever to understand the differences and similarities between distinct ...
Renaissance Kitsch [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 16 2014]
Reviewing the exhibition “ Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino: Diverging Paths of Mannerism ” at the Palazzo Strozzi in Florence, Barry Schwabsky applauds the works of Rosso Fiorentino for displaying “truly bad taste.” He argues that “whatever is cringe-inducing ...
11 Terrifying Female Serial Killers You've Neve... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 15 2014]
They might be less common, but they’re no less scary. Elizabeth Báthory Elizabeth Báthory , a Hungarian Countess at the turn of the 16th century, is considered by many to be the most prolific female serial killer of all time: while publicly accused ...
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