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UK license plate camera tricked by clothes

[ad_1] It is a story that has caused consternation and joy in equal measure among the British, that car owners in Surrey were fined for driving in a bus lane miles away in Bath, when in fact the camera had been confused by the text on a sweater worn by …

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China bans UK beef again due to mad cow disease

[ad_1] BEIJING – China banned UK imports of beef under 30 months of age after a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or ‘mad cow’ disease, in the UK last month, the BBC reported. The ban came into effect on September 29, according to a statement from the General Customs …

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Sleeping policeman! And other British quirks

[ad_1] “The British and the Americans are two great peoples divided by a common language. “- Attributed to George Bernard Shaw The above quote may be “completely wrong in fact,” Christian Science Monitor reporter Mallory Browne wrote in 1942, “but so much closer to the truth than mere factual statements …

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British High Court finds Sheikh of Dubai spied on ex-wife

[ad_1] LONDON – The ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, hacked the phones of his ex-wife, Princess Haya, and his lawyers during the legal battle for custody of their two children, the report found on Wednesday. British High Court. Sheikh Mohammed, who is also the Vice President …

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Sir Ben Ainslie buys majority stake in UK team SailGP

[ad_1] Briton Sir Ben Ainslie now has another title: Team Owner in the SailGP World League. Ainslie and her business partner Chris… Briton Sir Ben Ainslie now has another title: Team Owner in the SailGP World League. Ainslie and his business partner Chris Bake have acquired a controlling stake in …

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British warrior who helped form the Irish Free State Army

[ad_1] Henry Kelly was a highly decorated British soldier who returned to his ancestral homeland of Ireland to help train the Irish Army during the Irish Civil War 1922-1923. Henry Kelly was born the first of ten children to Charles and Jane Kelly (née McGarry) in Collyhurst, Manchester. Her father …

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British-era bungalow becomes Brahmaputra heritage center

[ad_1] Vice President Venkaiah Naidu calls for a national campaign to rejuvenate Indian rivers and the inclusion of water conservation courses in school curricula. A British era bungalow on a hill that was the 17th century military office of Ahom rulers has been converted into a heritage center depicting life …

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A ceramist inspired by folklore and the British countryside

[ad_1] FIRST-TIME VISITORS To the home of ceramist Prue Piper are usually late and easily forgiven, as the place, a charming and dilapidated 19th century former laundry in Somerset, England, nestled amid 11 acres of garden , orchard and woodland, is almost impossible to find. On the one hand, it …

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Jennings wins British Fantasy Award for Best Newcomer

[ad_1] September 29, 2021 @booksandpublishing Kathleen Jennings won Best Newcomer category at the 2021 British Fantasy Awards for her Australian Gothic novel Fly away (Picador). Jennings’ debut novel, chosen from a list of six, weaves magic and mystery into an Australian setting, following a young woman living in a declining …

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British video game brand arrives in Schaumburg

[ad_1] Belong Gaming, a UK chain of video and computer game arenas, to open a location at Streets of Woodfield in Schaumburg as part of the company’s expansion into the United States Schaumburg officials recently granted Belong approval for the use of 6,190 square feet of space above the entrance …

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These British cars look crazy modified

[ad_1] When it comes to enthusiasts choosing their next project car, there is a lot of choice there. Choosing a car from a Japanese manufacturer might seem like an obvious place to start, as Toyota, Nissan and Honda already have a large aftermarket scene and a very versatile car selection. …

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British to blame for India’s Hindu-Muslim divide

[ad_1] The RSS leader once again made a positive statement about Indian Muslims when addressing some Muslim intellectuals in Mumbai. This author has always maintained that only Mohan Bhagwat can tame the unconditional infantry of the Hindutva and initiate the perestroika of the Hindutva. Liberal academics are not yet impressed …

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JPMorgan takes on UK rivals with launch of digital bank Chase

[ad_1] By Lawrence White LONDON (Reuters) – JPMorgan is challenging its British rivals in their own territory with the launch on Tuesday of its long-awaited digital retail bank, Chase, as part of what the US lender hopes will be global expansion. Launch marks first foray into retail banking outside of …

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UK food industry demands government action on CO2 shortage

[ad_1] LONDON, Sept. 18 (Reuters) – The UK food industry has called on the government to subsidize carbon dioxide (CO2) production amid soaring gas prices or risking the collapse of the country’s meat industries . Soaring gas prices have forced two UK fertilizer factories to close, depriving food producers of …

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Optik TV customers can now watch the best of UK TV on Acorn TV

[ad_1] TELUS customers can watch the Acorn TV free trial until September 21 VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sep 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Today, TELUS announced that Optik TV customers can now access premier UK and international programming from Acorn TV from AMC Networks. Customers can access the free preview of …

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Doomed alpaca sparks uproar against UK Prime Minister Johnson

[ad_1] LONDON, Aug. 9 (Reuters) – The fate of an eight-year-old alpaca named Geronimo has sparked an outcry against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson after his government ordered the animal to be slaughtered for testing positive for bovine tuberculosis. The order to kill the alpaca prompted owner Helen Macdonald to …

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Great British Cheese: A Complete Guide

[ad_1] WHEN I SAW the title of Katie Quinn’s book “Cheese, Wine, and Bread”, I assumed the role of cheese would play in France. Wheels from this country are still considered the ultimate. But Ms Quinn chose Britain to begin her exploration of the role of fermentation in making delicious …

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Darren Clarke leads the Senior British Open

[ad_1] Darren Clarke is not getting ahead of himself after two good laps at the Senior British Open, even after the Northern Irishman shot under 67 at Sunningdale to maintain a one-shot lead at mid -path. Clarke, who shot 65 on opening day, won the British Open in 2011 at …

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“Working with the Irish has never been easy”

Distrust, misunderstanding, victimization and fear of marginalization – some of the defining characteristics of the Irish in the late 1990s, according to the British Ambassador to Dublin at the time. “Working with the Irish has never been easy,” Veronica Sutherland wrote in a note in May 1997, as documents released …

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Low score in UK and it’s easy to see why

Despite its reputation, Royal St. George’s has a habit of dropping lower scores. Henry Cotton set the major championship record with a 65 in 1934 when the British Open was held on the Hilly Links in England. Greg Norman became the first player to win the burgundy jug with all …

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British police seize record $ 408 million in cryptocurrency

Representations of Bitcoin, Ethereum, DogeCoin, Ripple, Litecoin cryptocurrencies are placed on the PC motherboard in this illustration taken on June 29, 2021. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration LONDON, July 13 (Reuters) – British police seized record amounts of cryptocurrency totaling 294 million pounds ($ 408 million) in a money …

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Ten awesome UK sitcoms (and where you can watch them)

Once a staple of free Kiwi TV, UK sitcoms have now pretty much become the preserve of Sky TV and various streaming services. But while Sky’s Jones! channels offer a plethora of choices, many shows that were previously considered funny – It’s not half hot mom, Are you Being Served? …

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The affair of a season of prestigious ties

Share this article share Tweeter text E-mail connect on Facebook on Twitter by text message on Linkedin by email https://golfweek.usatoday.com/2021/07/09/british-open-links-golf-european-tour-eamon-lynch-corner/ Isn’t it time the British Open had a links golf season? Eamon Lynch examines the field composition for the Irish Open and Scottish Open, played over the past two weeks …

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Dependent on British pastry?

First of all, I must clarify that I understand that 4th of July is much more than a breakup that we had with England a few years ago. The 4th of July speaks of these ideals that we quote so often in the Declaration of Independence: That we are created …

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Portugal quarantines unvaccinated UK tourists for 14 days

LISBON, June 28 (Reuters) – Passengers arriving in Portugal from Britain must self-quarantine for 14 days from Monday if they are not fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, the Portuguese government said in a statement press release Sunday evening. The new rule, which will remain in effect until at least July …

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20 registered as UK citizens

Twenty residents of the Virgin Islands are the last registered British citizens after receiving certificates and reciting the Affirmation of Allegiance and the Oath of Loyalty in a ceremony at Government House on Thursday morning. His Excellency Governor John J. Rankin welcomed the group to the British citizenship family, calling …

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Scots race for Olympic selection at Muller British Champs

Friday 25 June 2021 Calendar Top Scottish athletes will be looking to secure their tickets to Tokyo this weekend. This is the eagerly awaited Muller British Champions and Olympic trials in Manchester with live coverage on the UK Athletics website and YouTube channel. Four Scottish athletes have already been selected …

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