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Mummified Hand From Yorkshire May Be Last Hand of Glory Still in Existence | Ancient Origins
Offbeat  (tags: hand of glory, folklore, thieves, mummified hand, Yorkshire, gallows, hanged man, mandrake root, candle, freaky, creative storytelling )

Barbara
- 142 days ago - ancient-origins.net
a mummified hand found in Castleton, North Yorkshire, England is the only known 'Hand of Glory' a grotesque artifact meant to aid thieves in their work during the night, still in existence. This mummified hand supposedly has the power to "entrance humans"
Flood Victims' Homes Are Targeted By LOOTERS: Thieves Steal From Submerged Properties as Storm Frank Threatens Six Inches More R
Offbeat  (tags: north, england, yorkshire, floods, uk, thiefs, bridge )

Scooby
- 210 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Looters are targeting homes evacuated by flood victims to steal valuables such as jewellery and laptops. Householders yesterday spoke of their devastation at returning to damaged properties to discover priceless family heirlooms missing.
Desperate Migrants Jumped Into the Back of a Lorry... Only to Be Greeted By This Angry POLAR BEAR
Offbeat  (tags: Yorkshire, UK, zoo, migrants, polar bear, lorry, Calais, France )

Scooby
- 286 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A group of migrants trying to sneak in to Britain from Calais broke into the back of a lorry and found themselves face-to-face with another type of migrant - a polar bear travelling from Russia to a new home in Yorkshire.
Yorkshire's Extinct Rhinos Revealed
Offbeat  (tags: Yorkshire, cave, rhinos, extinct, England, UK )

Scooby
- 290 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Ancient bones from a North Yorkshire cave, including the remains of rhinos, bears and hyenas, are to go on display in a 'virtual museum' more than a century after they were excavated.
Grandson of Willie Whitelaw Is Embroiled in Row With Locals in His Picturesque Yorkshire Village Over Dried-Up Duck Pond Where B
Offbeat  (tags: Ducks, geese, pond, Yorkshire, UK, willy Whitehall )

Scooby
- 296 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The grandson of former Conservative party deputy leader Willie Whitelaw is embroiled in a row over a duck pond.
On This Day1979: Ripper Suspected of 12th Murder
Offbeat  (tags: Yorkshire Ripper, Murders, Police, Bradford, Yorkshire, UK )

Ray
- 328 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Police have discovered the body of a young woman - thought to be the 12th victim of the "Yorkshire Ripper" - in an alleyway near the centre of Bradford.
Slaughterhouse at Centre of Animal Cruelty Footage Scandal Closes Down
Offbeat  (tags: Yorkshire, slaughterhouse, animal cruelty, halal, closure )

Scooby
- 347 days ago - dailystar.co.uk
A SLAUGHTERHOUSE accused of animal cruelty after workers were secretly filmed has gone into administration.
Fox Cubs 'Kept in Captivity to Be Hunted Illegally'
Offbeat  (tags: Fox Cuba, hunted, illegally, UK, Yorkshire, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 411 days ago - channel4.com
Foxes as young as three months are being taken from the wild and kept in captivity to be hunted illegally.
Welcome t'Zoo Young Lad! New Two-Year-Old Polar Bear Arrives at Wildlife Park in Yorkshire
Offbeat  (tags: polar bear, yorkshire, uk, england, zoo, pixel )

Scooby
- 488 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A two-year-old polar bear named Pixel has arrived at a wildlife park in Yorkshire to join England's only other polar bear.
Ignore My Previous Advice, Its Ice!
Offbeat  (tags: humour, humans, safety, Yorkshire, weather, ice, bureaucrats, interesting )

Sally Ann
- 2380 days ago - newsblaze.com
A few weeks ago, Britain received a snowy blessing from the skies above, or as some would see it, a frozen plague from Moses deepest fantasy.
   

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