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A Reminder for Despairing Brits: Delhi Gym Will Always Be a Corner of the Empire
Offbeat  (tags: India, satire, Scotland, England, partitioning, referendum )

Evelyn
- 25 days ago - scroll.in
The British withdrew from their colonies, one by one, but hey developed a taste for partitioning. They partitioned Palestine, Cyprus, Ireland, North America, us. They have run out of things to partition, & now they are partitioning themselves
Noisy Neighbours: Howling Huskies and Macaws Next Door
Offbeat  (tags: Noisy neighbours, Humans, Animals, England, UK )

Ray
- 27 days ago - bbc.co.uk
How do you solve the noisy problem of howling huskies or cacophonous macaws?, England counts itself as a nation of animal lovers but that love can be stretched to breaking point when animals make life a "living hell".
King Richard III Killed By Blows to Skull
Offbeat  (tags: King Richard III, killed, skull, battle of bosworth, UK, England )

Offline
- 36 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
King Richard III was probably killed by two blows to the head during a "sustained attack", according to new scientific research.
Manchester Dogs Home Fire: Arson Suspect Being Protected By Family After Death Threats
Offbeat  (tags: Manchester, England, UK, dogs home, arson, dogs, killed, fire, cruelty, death )

Offline
- 40 days ago - mirror.co.uk
The 15-year-old was arrested and bailed, suspected of arson, after the fire killed more than 60 animals and leaving 150 homeless
Extraordinary Outpouring of Generosity as More Than £400,000 Is Raised in Hours Following Arson Attack on Manchester Dogs' Home
Offbeat  (tags: Fire, dogs home, arson, sad news, rescued, Manchester, England, UK, fire fighters )

Offline
- 41 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A 14-year-old schoolboy has been arrested on suspicion of deliberately starting a fire that ripped through one of Britain's largest dog homes and killed 53 animals.
Manchester Dogs Home: Why Is the Fundraising So Successful?
Offbeat  (tags: Dogs Home, Fire, Manchester, England, UK )

Ray
- 41 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A blaze that swept through a dogs' home has now claimed the lives of 60 animals, police have said. More than 150 dogs were rescued from the fire, which broke out at Manchester Dogs' Home in Moss Brook Road in Harpurhey on Thursday evening.
Manchester Dogs Home: Why Is the Fundraising So Successful?
Offbeat  (tags: Dogs Home, fundraising, Manchester, England, UK )

Ray
- 41 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The story of the fire at the Manchester Dogs' Home has seen animal-lovers flock to donate more than £750,000 and raise awareness by posting "selfies" of themselves and their dog. But why do some tragedies provoke such outpourings when others do not?
Youth Mental Health Care 'in Dark Ages', Says Minister
Offbeat  (tags: Healthcare, Mental Health, England, UK )

Ray
- 64 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Mental health services for young people in England are "stuck in the dark ages" and "not fit for purpose", according to a government minister.
Mysteries of Medieval Graffiti in England's Churches
Offbeat  (tags: Medieval, English Churches, England, UK )

Ray
- 95 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Medieval graffiti of straw kings, pentagrams, crosses, ships and "demon traps" have been offering a tantalising glimpse into England's past. What do the pictures reveal about life in the Middle Ages?
Life in a Christian 'Fundamentalist' School
Offbeat  (tags: Schools, Bible studies, Christian, Islam, Education, England, UK )

Ray
- 133 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Trojan Horse investigation has focused on an alleged plot to take over some Birmingham schools and run them according to Islamic principles. But while the role of Islam in education has come in for scrutiny,
World Cup 2014: Stephen Hawking Calculates England's Odds of Success
Offbeat  (tags: Sport, Football, FIFA World Cup, England, Stephen Hawkings )

Ray
- 147 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Professor Stephen Hawking calculates England have their best chance at winning the World Cup playing in a 4-3-3 formation and in red shirts but he is still not betting on them lifting the cup
Bank Holiday Weirdness: An Array of Strange English Events
Offbeat  (tags: Bank Holiday, English Events, England, UK )

Ray
- 172 days ago - bbc.co.uk
As we approach summer and take advantage of the quick succession of bank holidays thousands of us will head out to witness some of England's more unique events. Many are steeped in tradition and can be traced back for centuries. Here are a few of them:
Why St George Is a Palestinian Hero
Offbeat  (tags: Patron Saint, Palestinians, Saint George, Crusades, England )

Ray
- 184 days ago - bbc.co.uk
As England celebrates the day of its patron saint, many Palestinians are gearing up for their own forthcoming celebrations of the figure they also regard as a hero.
Shakespeare's England: Where Do You Find It Today?
Offbeat  (tags: William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon, England, UK )

Ray
- 184 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The inns, brothels, battlefields and towns of England are sprinkled throughout William Shakespeare's plays. On the Bard's 450th birthday, take a tour of the "sceptred isle" that inspired his works - and look at how the locations have changed.
'Cinderella' Emotional Cruelty Law Considered
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Emotional, Cruelty, Law, England, Wales, UK )

Ray
- 203 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Current child neglect laws have been criticised for focusing on the physical effects of abuse only, The government is considering whether to introduce a new offence of emotional cruelty to children, it has been confirmed.
 

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