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George Orwell, December 8, 2006

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An October article dealing with increased air traffic over Great Britain (as predicted by Orwell) and the Ecologist fight to cut the damage. 78 more words


Nicholas Winton - Britain's Oskar Schindler Who Saved More Than 650 Jewish Children Dies at 106

CBS News — He was just a 29-year-old clerk at the London Stock Exchange when he faced the challenge of his lifetime. Traveling with a friend to Czechoslovakia in 1938, as the drums of impending war echoed around Europe, Nicholas Winton was hit by a key realization. 55 more words


Christening of Princess Charlotte

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge brought their new daughter, Princess Charlotte, to be christened this afternoon. The event, held at the the Church of Mary Magdalene which is on the royal estate at Sandringham, was an intimate family affair with numerous special touches. 597 more words

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Field Hockey: Australia Wins Second Semifinal at 2014-15 Men's World League

Australia, Belgium and Great Britain all qualified to the Olympics from their performance at the second semi-final event for the 2014-15 Men’s Field Hockey World League. 360 more words



Having had more than enough sunshine for now we left England and headed north today, across the border into Scotland. We’re here in Alba, as it’s known in Scottish Gaelic, for the next couple of weeks. 943 more words


British Royals Visit Scottish Air Force Squadron

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh visited the headquarters of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force’s (RAuxAF) 603 Squadron in Edinburgh yesterday. For the final hat worn during her week in Scotland, the Queen repeated the fuchsia hat she first wore last year at Ascot. 156 more words

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