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Margate Shell Grotto   video
Offbeat  (tags: Margate, UK, shell grotto, shells, mystery, unknown, unusual )

Dandelion
- 34 days ago - youtube.com
Amazing treasure within England and no one seems to know the history of it.
Dolly Partons Imagination Library
Offbeat  (tags: Dolly Parton, Imagination Library, United States, Canada, UK, books, free books )

Dandelion
- 24 days ago - imaginationlibrary.com
Since the initial program launch in the United States, Dolly Partons Imagination Library has gone from just a few dozen books to over 80,000,000 books mailed to children in the United States, into Canada and across the proverbial pond into the UK.
Second EU Referendum Petition Investigated for Fraud
Offbeat  (tags: UK /EU Referendum, Petition, Fraud, UK )

Ray
- 335 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The House of Commons petitions committee is investigating allegations of fraud in connection with a petition calling for a second EU referendum. Its inquiry is focused on the possibility that some names could be fraudulent - 77,000 signatures
EU Referendum: Brexit Sparks Calls for Other EU Votes
Offbeat  (tags: EU Referendum, UK, EU Project, Europe )

Ray
- 338 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The UK's vote to leave the EU has sparked demands from far-right parties for referendums in other member states. France's National Front leader Marine Le Pen said the French must now also have the right to choose
World Reaction as UK Votes to Leave EU
Offbeat  (tags: EU Referendum, Global Reaction, UK, Brexit )

Ray
- 338 days ago - bbc.co.uk
International reaction has been coming in as the UK votes to leave the European Union.
Jo Cox MP Dead After Shooting Attack
Offbeat  (tags: Shooting, Stabbing, MP, UK )

Ray
- 345 days ago - bbc.co.uk
An MP has died after she was shot and stabbed during an attack in her constituency, police have said. Jo Cox, 41, Labour MP for Batley and Spen, was left bleeding on the ground by her attacker. A 77-year-old man also suffered slight injuries.
Soros Warns of EU Disintegration
Offbeat  (tags: Business, Soros, EU, UK )

Ray
- 336 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Billionaire investor George Soros has warned that Britain's vote to leave the European Union makes the disintegration of the bloc "practically irreversible".
Brexit: EU Spells Out Procedure for UK to Leave
Offbeat  (tags: Article 50, EU, UK )

Ray
- 336 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The European Union has clarified the way the UK can kickstart formal negotiations to exit the bloc following Thursday's referendum. It says Britain can trigger Article 50, which sets a two-year deadline for a deal,
Jo Cox MP Death: Thomas Mair in Court on Murder Charge
Offbeat  (tags: jo Cox Murder, Gunman, Court, Charged, UK )

Ray
- 343 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The man charged with the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox has appeared in court and been remanded in custody.
May, Merkel and Europe's Big Problem
Offbeat  (tags: EU, UK, May, Merkel )

Ray
- 312 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Two leaders, two women, two no nonsense, pragmatic, problem solvers are to meet at the start of a process of trying to solve one of the biggest they - and, indeed, Europe - has ever faced.
Pioneering Cancer Drug Combination Approved
Offbeat  (tags: Combined Cancer Drug, Approved, NICE, NHS, UK )

Ray
- 342 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A pioneering pair of cancer drugs that unleash the immune system on tumours will be paid for by the NHS in England.
Yes Minister - Why Britain Joined the European Union   video
Offbeat  (tags: UK, Britain, EU, Yes Minister, politics, diplomacy, humour )

Evelyn
- 340 days ago - youtu.be
Old - but very pertinent right now!!
Battle of Jutland Centenary to Be Commemorated
Offbeat  (tags: WW1, Battle of Jutland, Centenary, Commemorated, UK )

Ray
- 364 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The centenary of the largest naval battle of World War One is being officially commemorated in Rosyth and South Queensferry.
The Exquisitely Difficult Classical Music Quiz
Offbeat  (tags: Quiz, Ultimate Classical Music, BBC Proms, UK )

Ray
- 316 days ago - bbc.co.uk
No one knows the exact date Beethoven was born, but we know he took showers from a bucket as he sat at the piano. We donâEUR(TM)t know the secret to Mozart's genius,
In the UK, It's Still Legal to Place People in the Stocks / Atlas Obscura
Offbeat  (tags: Stocks, Pillory, Public Punishment, Public Shaming, Tourist Attraction, Thames, History, Labor History, 15th century, UK )

Barbara
- 329 days ago - atlasobscura.com
The Statute of Labours [sic] of 1405 requires 'every town & village to maintain a set of stocks in which to punish vagabonds, layabouts and drunkards.' Towns found in violation of the statute would 'be downgraded to a hamlet and would lose its right to
 

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