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Elisabeth’s Lists: A Family Story review: A moving and deeply nostalgic slice of history

Posted: March 13, 2018 at 10:23 am   /   Books

AS the subtitle of Lulah Ellender’s first book says, this is “a family story” but it is also a compelling evocation of diplomats’ supposedly glamorous lifestyles in the years before and after the Second World War. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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The Republic For Which It Stands review: American history at its best

Posted: March 6, 2018 at 9:23 pm   /   Books

I have on my shelves a complete set of the original The Oxford History Of England and a mighty fine work it is. For the past few years, Oxford University Press has been looking overseas for its history of the United States. Daily Express :: Books Feed

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James Harden made the most disrespectful play in NBA history — and we can’t stop watching

Posted: March 1, 2018 at 9:23 am   /   Sports

As a Wake Forest graduate, Randolph Childress will forever be the Godfather of the crossover-that-makes-someone-fall-and-then-you-look-at-them-before-making-a-shot move. Childress famously pulled off the trick against UNC's Jeff McInnis during the Deacs’ run to the 1995 ACC Tournament title, adding a little wave at McInnis for good measure. The Houston Rockets star took this disrespectful — yet, wonderful […]

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UK to be OFFICIALLY declared COLDER than the North Pole for the first time in history

Posted: February 23, 2018 at 9:13 am   /   Entertainment

BRITAIN is expected to be colder than the North Pole this weekend with the return of bone-numbing winter temperatures. Daily Express :: News Feed

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The cash ISA is DEAD – worst returns in history mean you LOSE money

Posted: January 22, 2018 at 9:23 am   /   Business

HM REVENUE & Customs have confirmed that Britain has fallen out of love with the cash ISA after pathetic 0.93 percent returns on Cash ISAs across 2017 marked the worst level of return ever recorded. Daily Express :: Finance Feed

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The deadliest medical catastrophe in human history revisited 100 years on

Posted: January 6, 2018 at 9:28 am   /   Health

AS DAWN dawn broke over the military hospital in northern France another young soldier was pronounced dead. Daily Express :: Health Feed

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A Short History Of Drunkenness review: William Hartston is only here for the beer…

Posted: December 1, 2017 at 9:23 am   /   Books

THE Oxford Historical Thesaurus Of The English Language contains around 200 euphemisms for inebriation, ranging from the Old English “symbelwlonc” via “intoxicated” , “drunk as a wheelbarrow” and “pickled” to such modern terms as “ratted” . Daily Express :: Books Feed

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Malta: Discover the rich history and spectacular sights of this Mediterranean gem

Posted: November 25, 2017 at 9:20 pm   /   Travel

BEING slightly off the well-trodden European holiday path, Malta often gets overlooked. Daily Express :: Travel Feed

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Martin Nguyen Sets Friendship Aside to Make ONE Championship History

Posted: November 8, 2017 at 9:22 pm   /   Sports

Both man come into the headline bout at the MOA Arena as current ONE Championship titleholders, and one of them is hoping to leave with two belts.  “When ONE Championship flew us to Netflix headquarters in L.A., that's when Eduard had just won the world title and we just walked around Hollywood Mixed Martial Arts […]

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Lewis Hamilton rewrites history books with world title win at Mexican Grand Prix

Posted: October 29, 2017 at 10:22 pm   /   Sports

IT WAS not with the thrilling win that Lewis Hamilton wanted to be crowned World Champion for a fourth time, but his status as Britain’s greatest F1 driver has been sealed. Daily Express :: Sport Feed

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