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Hedgehogs 'Dying Out Like Tigers': Numbers Are Falling at Same Rate as the Big Cat and Could Be Extinct Within Ten Years
Offbeat  (tags: hedgehogs, British, countryside, endangered )

- 9 days ago -
Known for shuffling around hedges and sitting meekly in gardens, the hedgehog might seem secure in its quiet place in the place in the British countryside.
Is This Bar of Silver the Lost Treasure of Captain Kidd? Ingot Weighing 50kg Was Part of Legendary British Pirate's Booty
Offbeat  (tags: Captain kids, pirate, treasure, British, silver, Madagascar )

- 18 days ago -
The discovery of a huge silver bar worth £17,000 in the Indian Ocean could finally solve the mystery of a notorious 17th century pirate's missing loot.
Through the Gates of Hell: Horror of Belsen Is Captured in Never-Before-Seen Photos Taken By British Troops as They Liberated in
Offbeat  (tags: Bergen Belsen, British, troops, concentration camp, prisoners )

- 43 days ago -
After years of suffering behind its barbed wire fences, watching those they loved waste away before their eyes while Nazi guards systematically slaughtered them by the tens of thousands - this is the moment the inmates of Bergen-Belsen watched as
I-Wonder: Are You Making the Most of British Fruit?
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Fruit, British )

- 65 days ago -
ThereâEUR(TM)s nothing quite like the first British-grown strawberry of the year. Sweet and fragrant, it marks the beginning of a fruitful few months for British produce.
One Million Birds Killed on British Military Base in Cyprus
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- 79 days ago -
One million birds have been illegally killed in just two months on one of the British military bases in Cyprus, causing an enormous ecologic destruction, according to British Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB).
How Millions of British Ducks Are Reared in Semi-Darkness Without a Pond to Swim in
Offbeat  (tags: Ducks, millions, darkness, cruelty, British, animal welfare, RSPCA )

- 86 days ago -
Millions of ducks raised for the dinner table are being denied essentials like a pond to swim and bathe in, warns the RSPCA.
Now There Is An Onion That Does Not Make You Cry When You Slice It
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, off-beat, tear-less onions, cry, British )

Save Anim
- 106 days ago -
It took 20 years, but someone has finally grown an onion that doesnâEUR(TM)t make you cry when you chop it. The new âEUR~sweet redâEUR(TM) onion has lower pungency levels than your typical bulb, which means fewer tears shed.
Sainsbury's Christmas Advert Recreates First World War Truce
Offbeat  (tags: Christmas Day 1914, front lines, Silent Night, carol, spontaneous truce, British, Germans, Sainsbury's, advert, Royal British Legion (RBL), moving )

- 192 days ago -
Supermarket teams up with Royal British Legion to retell story of 1914 front line "Silent Night" & Christmas Day football match, with all profits from a £1 chocolate bar going to veterans' charity
Test Yourself With the Big Quiz of Misery
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, culture, humor, interesting, quiz, British, cheerless )

- 206 days ago -
Research has found that the British are genetically predisposed to be grumpy. Find out how patriotically cheerless you are.
The Many Faces of British Poverty in France
Offbeat  (tags: British, Poverty, France, Europe )

- 339 days ago -
A little-known charity has been helping out destitute British people in France for nearly 200 years. If the causes of poverty were once wars and revolutions, now it's more likely to be a house purchase gone wrong.
Victorian Strangeness: The Ship Taken Over By Animals
Offbeat  (tags: Victorian, Strangeness, Animals, Ships, British, America )

- 381 days ago -
Take one ship. Add a consignment of ferocious beasts in flimsy containers. Send it in to a stormy ocean and stand well back. Author Jeremy Clay tells the extraordinary story of horror on the high seas.
British Pigeons Racing for New Homes in China
Offbeat  (tags: pigeons, racing, British, China, contest, UK )

- 647 days ago -
For Wyncroft Girl, her finest sporting moment came when she beat a field of more than 45,000 competitors in the largest contest of its kind in the UK.
British Motor Racing Boss Dies After BDSM Session With Dominatrix
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, cars, unusual, British, men, news, off-beat )

Sally Ann
- 1794 days ago -
Robin Mortimer, 58, who was head of the RPM Motorsport team, died after a sado-masochistic sex session with a woman who boasts she is Europes most perverted dominatrix.
Demand DNA Tests On Hamza Keskin
Offbeat  (tags: crime, lies, women, rights, violence, Rape, british, holiday, off-beat )

- 1811 days ago -
A SERIAL sex attacker dubbed the Motorcycle Rapist has been arrested in Turkey over attacks on three British women. Hamza Keskin, 36, was held in Marmaris after the latest alleged victim gave a description to police. Take Action
British-Style Pub Quizzes Tease The Mind - And Help Charity
Offbeat  (tags: British, pub, quiz, charity, Oxfam, Oxfam Japan, Tokyo, 1, 000yen, proceeds, give, FootNiK )

- 1919 days ago -
Combining booze and a quiz at a pub is a popular British pastime. That plus charity is Oxfam Japan IVG's monthly pub quiz. The Japanese unit of the international aid organization holds the event at a Tokyo pub, charging the participants 1,000 yen.

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