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Calgary's Stefan Daniel strikes gold at World Paratriathlon race

Calgarian Stefan Daniel remains unbeaten after he claimed the gold medal at the ITU World Paratriathlon event in London on Saturday.

Daniel, 18, took to the field to win with a time of 1:00:14. 222 more words

Sports

Army removes WWII bomb near London's Wembley Stadium after hundreds evacuated from their homes

British police say the army has safely removed an unexploded Second World War bomb found near London’s Wembley Stadium.

The 50-kilogram (110-pound) bomb was discovered Thursday by workers at a construction site near the stadium. 93 more words

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ISIL 'has all the makings of a plush holiday resort' according to a new ebook written by a British jihadist

“If you thought London or New York was cosmopolitan then wait until you step foot in the Islamic State, because it screams diversity,” according to an ISIL member’s new tourist guide style ebook. 630 more words

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Stripes

It has been a while since I last uploaded a photograph to so here is one from my favorite city London. I can not remember what London Tube Station this was but I liked the colored stripes going down the stairs. 65 more words

Architectural Photography

How to trace a family tree: Back to Old London Town

In January 1800 a baby girl was born.

Her father, aged 19, had been sentenced to death a month earlier for Highway Robbery.

Her mother, aged 16, would be convicted in three months’ time for Grand Larceny. 46 more words

Family History

The Tower of London

The Tower of London.

When it is mentioned normally two (or three depending on how you count them) things jump to a person’s mind. The Crown Jewels of the British Monarchy and the sight of grisly tortures and executions. 1,621 more words

History