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Incredibly Rare £365,000 Windmill Goes Up for Sale as 'the Perfect Holiday Home' - and It Even Comes With Its Own Stretch of Ri
Offbeat  (tags: rare, windmill, holiday home, for sale, england, uk, horning windmill )

Scooby
- 18 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A converted windmill holiday home set along its own stretch of riverbank has been put up for sale for the same price as a London flat.
I-Wonder: What Did King Henry VIII Really Want From His Wife?
Offbeat  (tags: King Henry VIII, Tudor, England, UK )

Ray
- 21 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Henry VIII: BritainâEUR(TM)s most famous king. Big, bold and brash, he is the epitome of 'Merrie England'.
English Beaver Family Will Remain FREE: First Wild Group to Breed for 800 Years Will Stay on Their Devon Riverbank
Offbeat  (tags: Beavers, Devon, England, good news )

Scooby
- 29 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A family of beavers is to continue living free on a Devon river, officials have ruled.
Beware of the Hog: How a Canadian Pet Pig Scared Off a Ham-Fisted Burglar
Offbeat  (tags: hog, canadian, pets, burglar, england, hero, intruder, animals, bizarre, culture, humans, interesting, protection, safety, society )

Lone
- 39 days ago - ourwindsor.ca
Ludwig, a 240-pound pet porker living with his transplanted family in England, is being hailed as a hero after rousting an intruder
Frozen in Time: Rare Glimpse Inside the Oldest Public Library in the English-Speaking World
Offbeat  (tags: library, oldest, rarest, books, manchester, uk, england, history )

Scooby
- 43 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Radical German Marx met up with his fellow German, the industrialist Friedrich Engels, to formulate their political ideas and the desk where the pair worked in 1845 remains on display.
What Happened to England's Forgotten Railway Stations?
Offbeat  (tags: Railway Stations, British Rail, Transport, England, UK )

Ray
- 47 days ago - bbc.co.uk
In living memory, hundreds of railway stations have closed across the country and have since been abandoned, demolished or converted to other uses. But many former passengers still remember the days when they were a hive of activity.
Is Revenge Porn Already Illegal in England?
Offbeat  (tags: Revenge Porn, illegal, England, UK )

Ray
- 60 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Thousands of people have had sexually explicit photos and videos of themselves published on the internet without their consent. So why have only a small number of revenge porn perpetrators been prosecuted, and how is the law catching up with them?
Them Beatles- 'With The Beatles' Album: Live at The Cavern Club, Liverpool   video
Offbeat  (tags: beastles, live, cavern club, liverpool, england, uk, video )

Scooby
- 62 days ago - youtube.com
beatles live at the cavern club liverpool
The Hobbit: How England Inspired Tolkien's Middle-Earth
Offbeat  (tags: Book, The Hobbit, JRR Tolkien, England )

Ray
- 82 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Small hairy feet will be back on screen again as The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies marches into cinemas worldwide next week. While the film trilogy, along with the previous Lord of the Rings adaptation, were shot in New Zealand,
'Twelve Years a Stray' Braintree Cat Returned to Owner
Offbeat  (tags: Pet, Animal, Cat, Essex, England )

Ray
- 85 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A cat which was missing for more than a decade has been reunited with its owner.
'Robin Hood' Major Oak Wins Tree of the Year Competition
Offbeat  (tags: Trees, Major Oak, Robin Hood, Woodland Trust, Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire, England )

Ray
- 103 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Major Oak's branches spread over 92ft (28m), An oak said to be associated with the Robin Hood legend has won England's first Tree of the Year competition.
Major Oak in Sherwood Forest Voted England's Tree of the Year
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, pictures, tree, England, England's Tree of the year )

Zora
- 105 days ago - theguardian.com
A 1,000-year-old hollow oak, reputed to have hidden Robin Hood from the Sheriff of Nottingham, has been voted England's tree of the year
Staffordshire Police Begins Two-Week Gun Amnesty
Offbeat  (tags: Guns, Law, Amnesty, Police, Staffordshire, England, UK )

Ray
- 111 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A two-week amnesty on illegally-held guns and ammunition has begun in Staffordshire. The surrender, in response to a law change in July, will allow owners of antique or unwanted firearms to hand them over without fear of prosecution.
The Gunpowder Plot
Offbeat  (tags: History, Houses of Parliament, King James 1, England )

Ray
- 126 days ago - bbc.co.uk
"Remember, remember, the 5th of November; Gunpowder, treason and plot; I see no reason why gunpowder, treason; should ever be forgot." In 1605, a group of disaffected Catholics plotted to assassinate King James I by blowing up the House of Lords.
11 Things You Only Know If You're a True Londoner
Offbeat  (tags: London, England, UK, Londoner, cockney, facts )

Scooby
- 136 days ago - metro.co.uk
It is perhaps the greatest city in the world and everyone who visits feels like, to some extent, it's theirs.
 

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