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Goodison Egyptology Collection in Southport Exhibition
Offbeat  (tags: Egyptology, Collection, Merseyside, UK )

Ray
- 13 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
A wooden coffin lid from Thebes dates from between 700 and 650 BC A private collection of Egyptian artefacts, dating from 3,000 BC to 200 AD, is to be exhibited in Merseyside for the first time in 40 years.
UK Wind Farms Outshine Nuclear Power Output
Offbeat  (tags: Ecology, Global warming, Nuclear, Politics, SciTech, Science, UK, Weather )

Ray
- 23 hours ago - rt.com
UK wind farms generated more energy than the nation's nuclear power stations on Tuesday thanks to a huge surge in gale-force winds in the wake of Hurricane Gonzalo, the National Grid has said.
The Beatles: Where Did the Fab Four Live in Liverpool?
Offbeat  (tags: Beatle's, Liverpool, UK )

Ray
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A house once inhabited by Beatles' guitarist George Harrison is to be sold at auction. But why is his Liverpool home significant, and where else did members of the Fab Four live?
Internet Trolls Face Up to Two Years in Jail Under New Laws
Offbeat  (tags: Law, Trolls, Internet, Politics, UK )

Ray
- 4 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Internet trolls could face up to two years in jail under new laws, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has said.
Dirty Money: 19 UK Firms Alleged 'Complicit' in $20bn Laundering Scam
Business  (tags: Corruption, Crime, Finance, Russia, Russia and the global economy, Russian economy, UK )

Ray
- 4 days ago - rt.com
Some 19 British firms are at the center of an investigation into in a mammoth global money-laundering operation. The scheme was allegedly contrived to make $20bn (£12.5bn) worth of ill-gotten gains appear legitimate.
The UK Will Quadruple Prison Sentences for Online Abuse, Trolls Can Get Up to 2 Years in Jail
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UK, internet trolls, social media, verbak abuse, good news, ethics, society, humans, safety, rights, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - geektime.com
Threats, offensive sexual comments and verbal abuse are not okay, even on the Internet, says UK government. "No-one would permit such venom in person, so there should be no place for it on social media. That is why we are determined to quadruple the...
Edith Smith: Blue Plaque for WW1 Woman Police Officer
Offbeat  (tags: WW1, History, Crime, Police. Woman, WPC Edith Smith, Lincolnshire, UK )

Ray
- 4 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A blue plaque honouring the first woman police officer with the power of arrest is being unveiled in the Lincolnshire town where she worked.
Against English Badger Cull - To Sign Please
Animals  (tags: Dairy, farmers, bovine TB, badger cull, England, UK, boycott, animal welfare, petition )

Offline
- 4 days ago - viva.org.uk
We the undersigned pledge not to buy English dairy products. We recognise that the Government's decision to annihilate badgers in parts of England is one designed to prop up the dairy industry - and is not a decision supported by the majority of science
'Scandalous': 1.6m UK Pensioners Living in Poverty - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Health, Human rights, Politics, Scandal, UK )

Ray
- 5 days ago - rt.com
More than one and a half million British pensioners are "floundering" on low incomes and consigned to poverty, a report by elderly care charity Age UK suggests.
Muzzled: New UK Laws Punish Owners of 'Dangerous' Dogs
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Health, Politics, Security, UK, Violence )

Ray
- 5 days ago - rt.com
Owners of dangerous dogs could face fines of up to £20,000 under new laws designed to prevent dog attacks.The laws, which will come into effect next week, will also mean animals deemed 'dangerous' must be muzzled or microchipped.
Protect Imperiled Harbour Porpoises - To Sign Please
Animals  (tags: porpoises, UK, imperiled, harbour, animal welfare, petition )

Offline
- 5 days ago - forcechange.com
A letter sent to the United Kingdom from the European Court of Justice stated that the nation's measures to safeguard the harbor porpoises were inadequate and needed to fixed immediately. While the harbor porpoise is plentiful in U.K.
Recognition's Diplomatic Leverage Could Strengthen Palestinian Rights
World  (tags: middle-east, palestine, israel, Human Rights, Recognition of the Palestinian state, UK, Europe, Sweden, US, UN, ICC, Civil Liberties )

Evelyn
- 5 days ago - nytimes.com
European recognition of a Palestinian state could well pressure Israel to behave in accordance with international law. But whatever the ultimate outcome, one state or two, you can't go wrong with rights.
Scotland 'a Magnet for Circuses Using Wild Animals'
Offbeat  (tags: Scotland, UK, magnate, wild animals, travelling circuses )

Offline
- 6 days ago - m.scotsman.com
ANIMAL rights campaigners have warned that Scotland could become a "destination" for travelling circuses using wild animals in their act as government plans to outlaw the practice are delayed until next year.
Prosecute GG Livery for Shooting Horse Over £30 Unpaid Bill - To Sign Please
Animals  (tags: Yorkshire, GG livery, UK, kit, horse, shot, killed, JCB, dumped, prosecute, animal welfare )

Offline
- 7 days ago - change.org
If he gets away with this then all livery owners and horse dealers etc are being told that it's okay to shoot someone's horse and it is not. What next? This man is not denying the cruel crime and the police know we're he is so for once, we urge you
Equestrian Centre Shoot Dead Perfectly Healthy Ex-Racehorse and Dump the Body on Owner's Front Garden Over Unpaid Bill of £30
Offbeat  (tags: Kit, shot, dead, killed, horse, UK, bill, Equestrian )

Offline
- 7 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
An equestrian centre shot dead a perfectly healthy former racehorse and dumped it in a mother-of-two's garden at night following a dispute over an unpaid £30 bill.
 

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