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RSPCA Seeks Ban on Primates as Household Pets
Offbeat  (tags: Monkeys, Pets, Ban, RSPCA, UK )

Ray
- 9 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
The RSPCA is calling for a ban on keeping primates as pets after a marmoset was among the latest admissions into its care.
UK Wind Sets New Record and Supplies More Power Than Domestic Coal, Hydro and Biomass By Melissa C. Lott | August 14, 2014
Business  (tags: UK, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, government, greenbuilding, investing, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Ruth
- 10 hours ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
'On Sunday night, wind power in the United Kingdom supplied more electricity than domestic coal, biomass, and hydropower (combined) and set a new record for maximum hourly output.'
Help The Homeless: To Set Up and Build a New Hotels for the Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: Enfield Councillors, UK, NCS, new hotel, homeless, fundraiser )

BarbCat
- 2 days ago - change.org
People should support this petition because it regards a very common yet addressable issue in the U.K, and more locally, Enfield. It started as a result of The Challenge with NCS as part of our team's campaign and fundraiser.
Stop Practice That Harms Hedgehogs - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Hedgehogs, Royal Mail, rubber bands, elastic bands, harmful, UK, postman )

Marie
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
Royal Mail Group Ltd. is a Universal Postal Service Provider founded in the UK. When postmen deliver mail to homes, they discard the rubber band around the mail on the ground. Hedgehogs then become tangled around the bands that dig deep into their organs
Arthur Conan Doyle's Eerie Vision of the Future of War
Offbeat  (tags: Writer, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, UK )

Ray
- 4 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A century ago Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote a short story about the threat of starvation in Britain - caused by enemy submarines - and the need for a Channel Tunnel. Was his bleak vision justified?
Stop Killing Animals to Create Purses and Other Fashion Items Out of Deer/Fawn Skin/Fur!!! -Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Fur, skin, fawn, iPad cover, deer, designer, UK )

Marie
- 5 days ago - change.org
A fashion designer in the U.K. is making handbags and ipad cases out of deer and/or fawn skin and fur. The designer's name is Rosemary Hobrough and she is from Dorset in the U.K.
Rare Monkey Gives Birth to Twins Months After Gangsters Broke Into Her Cage and Abducted Her and Her Baby
Offbeat  (tags: rare, monkey, birth, twins, stolen, blackpool zoo, UK, gangsters, cotton topped tamarin )

Marie
- 6 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A rare monkey who was snatched from her enclosure with her baby by gangsters in an organised raid has given birth to twins.
Whole Organ 'Grown' in World First
Science & Tech  (tags: science, medical, research, organ, human, animals, scotland, UK )

Ray
- 6 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A whole functional organ has been grown from scratch inside an animal for the first time, say researchers in Scotland.
Old-Fashioned Anti-Semitism for Progressive Thinkers
Society & Culture  (tags: anti-Semitism, UK )

David
- 8 days ago - ynetnews.com
It was not criticism of Israel. It was criticism of a "child murdering community". It was not published in a journal of the Nazi Party in Bavaria. These obscene words were written in the Independent newspaper in Britain. A newspaper for enlightened people
Animal Rights Campaigners Condemn Quaint Oxfordshire Country Fair for Displaying Three Wild Brown Bear Cubs in Cages
Offbeat  (tags: Enstone, country fair, wild bears, Oxford, UK, cages )

Marie
- 9 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Climbing up the walls and splashing in the water, these brown bear cubs were the main attraction at this year's Enstone Country Show.
Why Was Stonehenge Built? 'Groundbreaking' Discovery of 15 New Monuments Suggests the Answer Could Lie BENEATH the Ground
Offbeat  (tags: stonehenge, monuments, UK, summer solstice, mystery, history )

Marie
- 9 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Humans have marvelled at the majesty of Stonehenge for thousands of years, but the famous landmark's original purpose has remained a mystery.
Take Action! - Thank Veterinarian for Healing Blinded, Abused Bears - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Moon bears, rescued, veterinarian, UK, bile farms, blinded, china, China Bear Farming )

Marie
- 9 days ago - forcechange.com
Dr. Claudia Hartley recently became the first veterinarian ever to perform cataract surgery on a moon bear. Her efforts have given eight abused bears their sight back after it was cruelly stolen from them at horrific Chinese bile farms.
A Quiz on British History You Can Do in the Car
Offbeat  (tags: Quiz, British History, UK )

Ray
- 9 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Do you know your ancient from your modern? Test your knowledge of British history with these 12 quick questions.
Is This Britain's Friendliest Fox? Pudding Is So Tame She Can't Be Released Into the Wild
Offbeat  (tags: Pudding, fox, tame, UK, face book, rescued )

Marie
- 9 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Pudding the fox has abandoned the call of the wild and has almost become a pet at a rescue centre in Northamptonshire.
Language: Top 100 Cockney Rhyming Slang Words and Phrases
Offbeat  (tags: Cockney, rhyming slang, language, verses, east end, London, UK, cockney )

Marie
- 10 days ago - londontopia.net
Rhyming slang is believed to have originated in the mid-19th century in the East End of London, with sources suggesting some time in the 1840s. It dates from around 1840 among the predominantly Cockney population of the East End of London
 

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