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1. Glasgow's train yard rolls into history
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IT was once the beating heart of the British locomotive industry, an engineering powerhouse in the second city of the Empire during the Age of Steam. But now it seems that work at Glasgow 's Springburn ...
2. Books of the year
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History. Can anything new be said about Winston Churchill, especially after the multi-volume biographies by Martin Gilbert? Definitely, and in Churchill: Walking with Destiny (Viking Penguin), Andrew Roberts ...
3. Cali Deaths Keep Dropping, City Still Worst in Colombia
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The city of Cali in Colombia is on track to see a drop in homicides for the fifth straight year, but killings remain an intractable problem due to the city’s history of violence and its importance in the ...
... and a world war failed to foil the determined toy sellers… Hamleys’ history stretches all the way back to the 1700s. Read Full Article  ...
5. Today in History, 15/12
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Highlights in history on this date: 1711 - The plague breaks out in Copenhagen. 1806 - Napoleon Bonaparte enters Warsaw. 1890 - Chief Sitting Bull of the Sioux is killed during an attempt to arrest him ...
There are times footballers want the ground to open up and swallow them whole, to make the unthinkable disappear - to see the history books rewritten. For ex-Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Barry Roche , ...
7. 12 Days of Christmas: Clogau Honey Bee Bracelet
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The history of Clogau dates as far back as 1860 when mining production first began at the Clogau St. David’s gold mine, in the heart of Wales. During the Welsh gold rush between 1862 and 1911, some 165,031 ...
8. Officials: Strasbourg market shooter killed in shootout
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Paris prosecutor's office, which handles terror cases in France, formally identified the man killed in the eastern French city as 29-year-old Cherif Chekatt, a Strasbourg-born man with a long history of ...
9. Dance: Swan Lake at Sadler’s Wells
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Few productions in the history of British contemporary dance have proved as durable as Matthew Bourne’s staging of Swan Lake . Indeed, have there been any to match its popularity? First seen in 1995 and ...
13 Dec 2018 --- In a milestone moment in the company’s 150 years history, the Bühler Group is creating a new segment, Consumer Foods, from January 1, 2019, in a bid to position itself as leader in the ...
Every day until Christmas Eve, The Local explains the unique history behind Swedish Christmas traditions in our own Advent calendar. This article is available to Members of The Local. Behind the calm ...
12. Today in history
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13 December 2018 (MIA) 1294 – Saint Celestine V resigns the papacy after only five months to return to his previous life as an ascetic hermit. 1545 – Council of Trent begins. 1577 – Sir Francis Drake sets ...
13. A time for giving to community
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Local charitable organizations such as the Community Foundation of Jackson County, the Seymour Museum and Jackson County History centers, the Boys & Girls Club and Girls Inc. and the Jackson County ...
The result of this secret ballot may well sway the course of history. By backing Theresa May her MPs are probably defining Brexit. The prime minister has by no means achieved clear waters to a Brexit deal ...
15. Starting own Xmas holiday with complicated feelings.
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... for yourself when you are alone, or have traumatic memories surrounding it, or have severe depression? And how do you deal with the feelings? I have a history of abuse at Christmas as well as other negative ...
... this would be a good time to acquaint those who don’t know of it and also those who do not know the history. Read Full Article  ...
17. Letters to the editor for December 12, 2018
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Celebrate America's strengths, not its weaknesses. Celebrate our strengths. Is there any nation in the world other than the United States of America that teaches its children to be ashamed of their history? ...
18. #SwedishChristmas: Why lussekatter are one hell of a bun
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Every day until Christmas Eve, The Local explains the unique history behind Swedish Christmas traditions in our own Advent calendar. This article is available to Members of The Local. 'Tis the season ...
19. Richard Carpenter Redefines Carpenters Classic Hits
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... pop that has never been surpassed. With over 100 million in sales, Carpenters are among the all-time most successful artists in recording history. Read Full Article  ...
... the long history of British Conservatives shafting Northern Irish unionists. Read Full Article  ...
In December 1992, then-Attorney General William Barr faced a decision for the history books: Should he recommend presidential pardons for senior government officials accused of crimes in a massive, headline-grabbing ...
22. The English Christmas Decoded
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Nigel Slater’s newest tome is a guidebook to the winter season, with recipes for mincemeat and flavored spirits, and history and lore. Read Full Article  ...
23. 'Angels' bring sleuthing skills to California disaster
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In the dark days that followed the Nov. 8 inferno, the deadliest in California history, social media filled with posts from people trying to contact loved ones from the Paradise area. Panic spread as the ...
WARRENTON, Va. Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In tune with the festive spirit, Appy Pie , the next generation code free app development platform, has announced the biggest discount ever of 50% on all of ...
From adventsljusstakar to Saint Lucia, which we'll cover later this week, history demonstrates that some of the most beloved Swedish Christmas traditions didn't originate in Sweden, but were instead adapted ...
Mother Teresa was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in October 1979, but made her acceptance speech in December, at the University of Oslo. She said: 'I am very happy to receive it in the name of the hungry...of ...
27. December 1941
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For those interested in a little history, the name of the city, Baguio, comes from “Bag-iw,” an Ibaloi word that means “moss,” a flowerless plant growing in green clumps or mats, and found in abundance ...
28. Tasting history
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WORDS MICHELLE ANN P. SOLIMAN. In 1900, the premier hotel in Manila served a mix of Spanish and American dishes for New Year’s Eve. Four decades later, American soldiers who survived the Second World ...
29. What's up with the upside-down Christmas tree?
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... my head and gave a puzzled look. Then I commented that it looked very cool. Apparently there's a history lesson here. Read Full Article  ...
Queen Elizabeth have eight grandchildren, who she loves dearly. But as much as she adores all of them, the Queen reportedly has a favourite. Many may assume Prince William is an obvious choice as he is ...
Cleveland, Ohio – When Gerald Freedman and Great Lakes Theatre began working on a lavish new production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” in 1988, they had no idea they were launching a Cleveland ...
© Getty CHANGZHOU, CHINA - OCTOBER 20: The symbol of Huawei Technologies is pictured at a Huawei store on October 20, 2018 in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province of China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images) A ...
MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation – Photo: Press Service of the Mayor and the Government of Moscow. Evgeny Samarin. About the desire of one monarch not to lose face with his neighbors, the ...
34. More in holidays
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Cowtown is offering a special entrance at Victorian Christmas for members and those with advance tickets. The history museum will provide entertainment for those who wait in line. This weekend alone, ...
... the heart of London ’s West End, plans to hold a vote that could see women admitted as members for first time in its 187-year history. Read Full Article  ...
... on every civilization in history.” But he also defended Confederate history and the soldiers who fought for the South. Read Full Article  ...
... But any Yorkie knows that this is a tower with a grim history. Read Full Article  ...
Every day until Christmas Eve, The Local explains the unique history behind Swedish Christmas traditions in our own Advent calendar. Swedes may not have invented the concept of the Advent light, but they ...
39. Mike Locksley returns home to be Maryland football coach
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... coordinator, will take over at Maryland after the most tumultuous year in the program's recent history. Read Full Article  ...
40. Experience a Victorian Christmas at Oxburgh Hall
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With hidden doors, rooftop views and a secret priest’s hole, Oxburgh Hall boasts over 500 years of history. In the summer months, this National Trust estate is teeming with visitors as almost 70 acres ...
ON #HANNITY NOW: CHRISTMAS IS UNDER SIEGE. A Massachusetts church puts baby Jesus in a cage to make a political statement. Watch NOW! Sean Hannity (@seanhannity) December 6, 2018 Given his own history ...
42. The secret history behind Christmas carols Best Life
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Christmas carols are like the pieces of funky furniture you grew up with: They’ve been there for so long—and you're so completely used to their presence—that you’ve never actually stopped to think about ...
43. Lighting Menorahs Amid the Christmas Lights
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Readers discuss the meaning and history of Hanukkah, which like many holidays has its roots in violence. Read Full Article  ...
Victory for Mercedes-AMG in the first ever FIA GT Nations Cup in Bahrain rounds off the season just as successfully as it began in Dubai. This is what happened: Results and facts; News from the Mercedes-AMG ...
45. Marc Bona, cleveland.com
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. Features writer for cleveland.com. I write about beer, wine, sports topics (history, entertainment), food and assorted features. Spice Catering Co.'s deal with Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, Blue ...