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'Clare's Law' Introduced to Tackle Domestic Violence
Offbeat  (tags: Clare Wood, Domestic Abuse, Clare Law, Violence, Women, England, Wales, UK )

Ray
- 41 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The law was introduced following Clare Wood's murder by a former boyfriend - A scheme to let people find out from police if their partner has a history of domestic violence has been brought in across England and Wales.
Defra Investigating Sighting of Wild Beavers - But Wouldn't Comment on Culling Them
Offbeat  (tags: Beavers, 400 years, DEFRA, stop cull, Devon, England, UK )

Marie
- 50 days ago - westerndailypress.co.uk
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is investigating the sighting of a family of wild beavers in Devon - and haven't ruled out a cull.
Explore Castles of England, Scotland and Wales
Offbeat  (tags: Castles, England, Wales, Scotland, tour, offbeat )

Marie
- 54 days ago - castlexplorer.co.uk
Tour of castles here in the UK. Just click on which Castle you would like to see in any area. Thank you xx
Charles Dickens Statue: Why Was His Dying Wish Ignored?
Offbeat  (tags: Writer, Charles Dickens, England, UK )

Ray
- 71 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Charles Dickens stipulated that when he died there should be no memorial to his life, save his writings. However, his home city of Portsmouth is now erecting a statue to the celebrated author. Should the will of England's greatest novelist
Sanctuary for Owls - Video
Offbeat  (tags: Owls, sanctuary, barn owl, tawny owl, Weston super mare, England, UK, rescued, offbeat )

Marie
- 149 days ago - itv.com
Sanctuary for Owls An owl centre that takes in birds that have been confiscated by the National Wildlife Crime Unit is hoping to open its doors to the public.
Boy With Prosthetic Legs Befriends Dolphin With Prosthetic Tail
Offbeat  (tags: Dolphin, winter, bottlenose, dolphin, tale, tail, legs, prosthetic, boy, befriends, England, Kelso, trap, offbeat )

Marie
- 229 days ago - m.now.msn.com
Winter was famously fitted with a prosthetic tail after losing hers to a crab trap. Kelso was only 13 months old when he had both legs amputated.
Bringing In The May   video
Offbeat  (tags: Bringing in the May, May Day, May Pole, Morris Dance, Beltane, England, USA )

Dandelion
- 356 days ago - youtube.com
Jennifer Cutting describes and displays some of the folk traditions surrounding May Day (May 1) in Britain and the United States. She is a folklife specialist in the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. For those who enjoy historical fact.
Reintroduced: We Will Live! (PHOTO GALLERY)
Offbeat  (tags: england, endangered, threatened, wild animals, reintroduced, survival, conservation )

Simone
- 1007 days ago - globalanimal.org
While we dread the reports of prospective endangered animals and extinction, the British government gives us happy news pertaining to endangered species as the Brits plan to repopulate the countryside with animals who face extinction
John Oliver Explains the Wire Tapping Scandal to Jon Stewart
Offbeat  (tags: americans, bizarre, culture, England, humor, performance, society )

Kit
- 1013 days ago - thedailyshow.com
Are you taking the wire tapping scandal too seriously? Angry with Murdoch for being a scum? Let John Oliver explain it all, and give you a chuckle. **Humor**
Cops Scramble Helicopters And Tranquiliser Teams To Take Down Stuffed Tiger
Offbeat  (tags: hampshire, england, police, helicopter, sightings, tranquilizer, big cat, toy tiger )

Simone
- 1062 days ago - gizmodo.com.au
GOOD GOD MAN, RUN. RUN QUICKLY! SAVE YOURSELVES, THERE'S A VICIOUS BEAST PROWLING. CALL THE POLICE! CALL THE ZOO! CALL - Wait, what? What'd you say? It's just a stupid stuffed animal?
Top Ten Most Haunted Pubs in England
Offbeat  (tags: ghost, pub, england, offbeat, pictures, videos )

Nikola
- 1090 days ago - boredpage.com
Often quoted as the most haunted pub in England, the Mermaid Inn has a long and rich history with parts of the building dating back to the 12th century.
Double Trouble: U.K. Approves Sale of Cloned Meat
Offbeat  (tags: frankstein behaviour, england, cloned meat approval, animal welfare, animal cruelty )

Simone
- 1226 days ago - animals.change.org
Hello Dolly! The Food Standards Authority in England has declared that meat and milk from the descendants of cloned animals is safe to eat. The FSA supports no restrictions on the sale of food products from the offspring of cloned animals, which means
Self Regulation for UK Circuses: Are They Serious?
Offbeat  (tags: england, wild animals, mistreated, abused, animal defenders, laws, banning circuses )

Simone
- 1257 days ago - ad-international.org
Our call to action kicks off with the release of our new video entitled 'Self Regulation for UK circuses: Are They Serious?' which graphically depicts the random, sanctimonious abuse of wild animals in several UK circuses over the last fifteen years with
Royal Mail Refuses to Post Family's Letters Due to Household Cat
Offbeat  (tags: royal mail, england, family cat, playful, postal service, refusal mail delivery )

Simone
- 1266 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The postal service claims Lana - a tortoiseshell coloured cat - is a risk to its staff after she scratched a postie's hand when he pushed letters through the letterbox. Instead, the the postman has to knock on the door each morning and Lana's owner,
Recluse Living on £5 a Week Leaves £1.4m to Animals
Offbeat  (tags: england, recluse, will, millions to animal chariities, animal lover )

Simone
- 1293 days ago - mirror.co.uk
A widower who lived on a fiver a week has left £1.4million to animal charities. Gordon Hardy, 83, was a recluse who always wore the same clothes - and even used £9 of the £20 he took out of his bank account each month to pay his electric bill.
 

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