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Vernon Kay takes BBC R2’s Piano Room on the road

The much-loved feature is heading on tour for the first time with events planned in Manchester. Post Views: 4

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The Taylor Swift drag tribute dazzling Asia

The Eras tour is skipping most of South East Asia. Luckily, Taylor Sheesh is there to fill the gap. Post Views: 4

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The corrupter aiming for US, world

If the wrecker gets power next year, this article argues that the American Republic would collapse, followed by the current world order, the US economy, and efforts to curb global heating. Post Views: 3

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Pennsylvania coal miners move to the right wing

Why Pennsylvania coal miners moved to the right wing after the 1950s. Post Views: 3

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Urgent: Investigation into the wrecker’s ill-gotten gains

US citizens: call on the Senate to complete the investigation into the wrecker’s foreign ill-gotten gains. Post Views: 1

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Explanations around Netanyahu, HAMAS and the US

Explanations for why Netanyahu clings so tightly to defeating HAMAS militarily even though the war is not going well, and why the US finds it so hard to stop this. The fact that HAMAS is not dead even in occupied … Continue reading

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American Bee Journal, Vol. I, No. 2, February 1861, The by Various

The American Bee Journal is the “oldest bee paper in America established in 1861 devoted to scientific bee-culture and the production and sale of pure honey. This second issue covers such topics such as The Dzierzon Theory, Origin and Nature … Continue reading

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Bushido: The Soul of Japan (Version 2) by Inazō Nitobe (1862 – 1933)

Bushido: The Soul of Japan is a study of the way of the samurai. A best-seller in its day, it was read by many influential foreigners, among them US Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy, as well as Robert … Continue reading

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Second Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians, Analytically Expounded, The by David Dickson (1583 – 1663)

Dickson is a writer after our own heart. For preachers he is a great ally. There is nothing brilliant or profound; but everything is clear and well arranged, and the unction runs down like the oil from Aaron’s head. In … Continue reading

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Who is Ruby Franke, the jailed parenting influencer?

A woman who shot to fame giving parenting advice has been jailed for at least four years for child abuse. Post Views: 3

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McFly stars to share a chair on The Voice UK

The pair will jointly occupy a coaching slot when the singing contest returns for a new series. Post Views: 2

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Watch Big Keith’s iconic scotch egg scene from The Office

Actor and comedian Ewen MacIntosh, best known for his role in The Office, has died aged 50. Post Views: 3

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Bambi: A Life in the Woods by Felix Salten (1869 – 1945)

Coming of age and journey into adulthood of young deer as he confronts the harsh realities of life and death in the forest. – Summary by Anne Fletcher Post Views: 3

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The Office actor Ewen MacIntosh dies aged 50

Co-star Ricky Gervais described the actor, who played Big Keith in the show, as an “absolute original”. Post Views: 4

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Pale Woman, The by Sara Bard Field (1882 – 1974)

Sara Bard Field was a poet from Ohio who spent most of her life in California. She was a suffragist, a Christian socialist, a Georgist and an advocate of free love. This collection of poems published in 1927 explores women’s … Continue reading

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BBC Scotland to scrap news programme The Nine

The corporation plans for it to be replaced by a new 30-minute news programme on the BBC Scotland channel. Post Views: 4

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Estimating the impact of alternative programmatic cotrimoxazole strategies on mortality among children born to mothers with HIV: A modelling study

by Shrey Mathur, Melanie Smuk, Ceri Evans, Catherine J. Wedderburn, Diana M. Gibb, Martina Penazzato, Andrew J. Prendergast Background World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines recommend cotrimoxazole prophylaxis for children who are HIV-exposed until infection is excluded and vertical transmission risk … Continue reading

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Mendes to direct four new films about The Beatles

Four separate films will tell the story of the band from the perspectives of all four members. Post Views: 4

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Motor Boys in Mexico; Or, The Secret of the Buried City, The by Clarence Young

Dear Boys: At last I am able to give you the third volume of “The Motor Boys Series,” a line of books relating the doings of several wide-awake lads on wheels, in and around their homes and in foreign lands. … Continue reading

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