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UK Wind Farms Outshine Nuclear Power Output
Offbeat  (tags: Ecology, Global warming, Nuclear, Politics, SciTech, Science, UK, Weather )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
UK wind farms generated more energy than the nation's nuclear power stations on Tuesday thanks to a huge surge in gale-force winds in the wake of Hurricane Gonzalo, the National Grid has said.
The Beatles: Where Did the Fab Four Live in Liverpool?
Offbeat  (tags: Beatle's, Liverpool, UK )

Ray
- 5 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A house once inhabited by Beatles' guitarist George Harrison is to be sold at auction. But why is his Liverpool home significant, and where else did members of the Fab Four live?
Muzzled: New UK Laws Punish Owners of 'Dangerous' Dogs
Offbeat  (tags: Accident, Health, Politics, Security, UK, Violence )

Ray
- 6 days ago - rt.com
Owners of dangerous dogs could face fines of up to £20,000 under new laws designed to prevent dog attacks.The laws, which will come into effect next week, will also mean animals deemed 'dangerous' must be muzzled or microchipped.
Internet Trolls Face Up to Two Years in Jail Under New Laws
Offbeat  (tags: Law, Trolls, Internet, Politics, UK )

Ray
- 6 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Internet trolls could face up to two years in jail under new laws, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has said.
'Scandalous': 1.6m UK Pensioners Living in Poverty - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Health, Human rights, Politics, Scandal, UK )

Ray
- 6 days ago - rt.com
More than one and a half million British pensioners are "floundering" on low incomes and consigned to poverty, a report by elderly care charity Age UK suggests.
Goodison Egyptology Collection in Southport Exhibition
Offbeat  (tags: Egyptology, Collection, Merseyside, UK )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
A wooden coffin lid from Thebes dates from between 700 and 650 BC A private collection of Egyptian artefacts, dating from 3,000 BC to 200 AD, is to be exhibited in Merseyside for the first time in 40 years.
Edith Smith: Blue Plaque for WW1 Woman Police Officer
Offbeat  (tags: WW1, History, Crime, Police. Woman, WPC Edith Smith, Lincolnshire, UK )

Ray
- 6 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A blue plaque honouring the first woman police officer with the power of arrest is being unveiled in the Lincolnshire town where she worked.
Police Killer Harry Roberts: The Crime That Shocked a Nation
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Court, Law, Police, UK )

Ray
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
The world was a very different place in 1966 when three unarmed police officers were shot dead in west London.
Conman Fakes 2-Year Coma to Avoid Court
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Health, Law, Medicine, UK )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
A fraudster who stole £41,000 from his neighbor avoided court for two years by pretending to be in a coma. Alan Knight, from Sketty in Swansea, claimed to be caring for an elderly neighbor with dementia, when in fact he was stealing in excess of £41,000.
   

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