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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
- 1 hour 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
- 9 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
- 14 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
- 18 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
- 31 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
- 33 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
- 52 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
- 56 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
- 74 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
- 76 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
- 82 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
- 97 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
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Scooby
- 106 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.
Chilling Image of 'Grey Lady Ghost' Captured in Archway at Castle Claimed to Be the Most Haunted in England
Offbeat  (tags: Grey lady, ghost, haunted castle, Dudley castle, West Midlands, England, UK )

Scooby
- 113 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The blurred close-up appears to show the outline of a woman with black hair dressed in grey robes standing next to a girl in an archway in the Sharington Range - buildings erected within the castle in the mid-1500s
Magna Carta Restored for 800th Anniversary
Offbeat  (tags: Anniversary, King John, Runnymede, Magna Carta, England, UK )

Ray
- 113 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A ballot has opened for the chance to see the four remaining copies of the original Magna Carta displayed together for the first time.
 

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