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Hartlepool lights a beacon to celebrate VE Day anniversary - Hartlepool Mail

Posted: 08 May 2015 03:28 PM PDT


Hartlepool Mail

Hartlepool lights a beacon to celebrate VE Day anniversary
Hartlepool Mail
... the Royal Family joining veterans and their families and representatives of the Allied nations and Commonwealth countries who fought with Britain for a service at Westminster Abbey. • Did you get any pictures or video of Hartlepool's VE Day ...

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Speedway: Pirates put the Hammers down - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 08 May 2015 02:38 PM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

Speedway: Pirates put the Hammers down
Bournemouth Echo
Even after Mikkel Bech had gated in heat 10, Holder and Watt reeled in the Dane to clock up Pirates' third 5-1. Subsequently, tactical man Nilsson could not get the better of North and Schlein's retirement while battling for second summed up the ...

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AFC Bournemouth: Tindall ponders appeal after touchline ban is doubled ... - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 08 May 2015 12:37 PM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

AFC Bournemouth: Tindall ponders appeal after touchline ban is doubled ...
Bournemouth Echo
However, Tindall, who was charged with speaking out of turn to Tierney, is weighing up the possibility of appealing his punishment – which also includes a fine – and will decide once the club has seen the written judgment of the panel. Tindall told the ...

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19 Reasons Nothing Beats An Old-School Diner - Huffington Post

Posted: 08 May 2015 11:22 AM PDT


19 Reasons Nothing Beats An Old-School Diner
Huffington Post
Vinyl bar stools, sturdy ceramic coffee mugs, a "24/7" sign outside: no matter where you are in the country, these are the items you can expect to find in a diner. While certain intangible qualities make the American diner the beloved institution that ...

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VIDEO: Bed-Stuy Gym Trains Boxing Greats, Provides Safe Haven for Kids - DNAinfo

Posted: 08 May 2015 11:04 AM PDT


DNAinfo

VIDEO: Bed-Stuy Gym Trains Boxing Greats, Provides Safe Haven for Kids
DNAinfo
The shrill ringing of a boxing bell can be heard from the street as boys as young as 8 years old pummel punching bags and dodge their trainers — many of whom teach six days a week for free. The gym, which birthed boxing greats like Mark Breland and ...

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VE Day: Hazel remembers her Desert Rat grandad in Derby Market Place ... - Derby Telegraph

Posted: 08 May 2015 11:01 AM PDT


Derby Telegraph

VE Day: Hazel remembers her Desert Rat grandad in Derby Market Place ...
Derby Telegraph
SEVENTY years ago, while VE Day was being celebrated around the world, one soldier was already home. And Desert Rat Clifford Simpson had a German doctor to thank for saving his arm after he was injured in the battle of El Alamein in the Second World ...

Joyful noise or unholy din? New church 'bells' mean discord - Sioux City Journal

Posted: 08 May 2015 10:11 AM PDT


Sioux City Journal

Joyful noise or unholy din? New church 'bells' mean discord
Sioux City Journal
Since last summer, the church has been broadcasting the sounds of bells and hymns to its Burlington neighborhood, a joyful noise unto the Lord that some here think is just an unholy racket. It's not just the volume, but ... David Workman, a parishioner ...

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Unmask your potential - Dudley News

Posted: 08 May 2015 09:57 AM PDT


Unmask your potential
Dudley News
New to the UK, French brand Aloree uses chlorophyll, the key component of photosynthesis in plants (ring any bells from biology lessons?) that also has anti-ageing properties. The pearlescent green Skin Rescue Radiant Face Mask, £24 ... A thorough ...

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VE Day veterans lead silent tribute to their fallen comrades - Daily Mail

Posted: 08 May 2015 09:49 AM PDT


VE Day veterans lead silent tribute to their fallen comrades
Daily Mail
A bell ringer who sounded the news of the end of the Second World War in Europe when she was 11 has been asked to do it again - to mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day. Mavis Whitehead, 81, was encouraged to ring the bells of ... Ms Whitehead, of Old ...

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VE Day anniversary: political leaders stand side by side in remembrance - The Guardian

Posted: 08 May 2015 09:15 AM PDT


The Guardian

VE Day anniversary: political leaders stand side by side in remembrance
The Guardian
At 11am on Saturday, churches and cathedrals across Britain have been invited to ring out their bells in celebration of the hard-fought victory over Nazi Germany, while in the evening the BBC will broadcast the Party to Remember, billed as a ...

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VE Day: Leaders lay wreaths at Cenotaph on 70th anniversary of peace in Europe - The Independent

Posted: 08 May 2015 08:14 AM PDT


International Business Times UK

VE Day: Leaders lay wreaths at Cenotaph on 70th anniversary of peace in Europe
The Independent
It was the day that sounds of gunfire gave way to cheers and church bells across a continent. Exactly 70 years later, political leaders laid down their differences, and their wreaths, to join veterans in two minutes of silence to mark the anniversary ...
VE Day: Services and celebration held to mark 70th anniversary of end of WW2 International Business Times UK
VE Day remembrance service kicks off 70th anniversary celebrations The Guardian
Three days of VE Day celebrations in UK NEWS.com.au

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Chat with Dan Rafael - ESPN

Posted: 08 May 2015 08:07 AM PDT


Chat with Dan Rafael
ESPN
Welcome to SportsNation! On Friday, ESPN.com's boxing writer, Dan Rafael, will log on to take your questions on all the latest news and notes from inside and outside the ring. Rafael began writing for ESPN.com in March 2005 after working for five years ...

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WNC religious news: Mother's Day services, more - Asheville Citizen-Times

Posted: 08 May 2015 07:58 AM PDT


WNC religious news: Mother's Day services, more
Asheville Citizen-Times
The May 10 workshops are "Blessings of the Vajra Sow" and "Initiation Into the Uncommon Drikunk Kagyu Practice of Vajravārāhī." To learn more, call .... BREVARD – Ragtime and spirituals, sacred music and handbell classics will be heard at 4 p.m. May 17 ...

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TRAVEL REVIEW: Dorset - NW Evening Mail

Posted: 08 May 2015 07:02 AM PDT


NW Evening Mail

TRAVEL REVIEW: Dorset
NW Evening Mail
Overlooking the village is the 13th century parish church of St Mary with its peal of eight bells occasionally adding to the birdsong and bleating of newborn lambs. It's typical Hardy country. Just a few miles away, we visited Dorset's most famous ...

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RSL Ondaatje Prize 2015: the shortlisted books - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 08 May 2015 07:00 AM PDT


Telegraph.co.uk

RSL Ondaatje Prize 2015: the shortlisted books
Telegraph.co.uk
We sat on deck and smoked, and saw England sidle away backwards, as if it was trying to escape. Rain was spattering .... The church bells are only just beginning. The birdseller peers in ... Oh my God, the rope is still being dragged. May Allah ...

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The day peace came to Hatlehol - Views and News from Norway

Posted: 08 May 2015 06:48 AM PDT


The day peace came to Hatlehol
Views and News from Norway
a wild, insistent symphony of chimes cascading from steeple to steeple across the countryside, each church bell ringing out nearer and more jubilantly than the last. It was a sound I had never heard. We stood transfixed on the path, I anxiously ...

Today's Bell Ringer, May 8 - NBCNews.com

Posted: 08 May 2015 06:42 AM PDT


NBCNews.com

Today's Bell Ringer, May 8
NBCNews.com
And that worries opponents who derisively call the Trans-Pacific Partnership "NAFTA on steroids," citing concerns over worker rights abuses, domestic job loss, and poor environmental practices they say took place under that trade pact . "We are fully ...

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Bellringer returns to North Bradley 70 years on to mark VE Day - Wiltshire Times

Posted: 08 May 2015 06:19 AM PDT


Wiltshire Times

Bellringer returns to North Bradley 70 years on to mark VE Day
Wiltshire Times
Their names have been added to a wooden plaque in the bell tower to commemorate the day and Mr Hitchins, his wife Trish and six friends relived that moment today and rang the bells for a quarter peal lasting 45 minutes. “You don't have a 70th ...

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Bellringer returns to North Bradley 70 years on to mark VE Day - This Is Wiltshire

Posted: 08 May 2015 06:17 AM PDT


This Is Wiltshire

Bellringer returns to North Bradley 70 years on to mark VE Day
This Is Wiltshire
Their names have been added to a wooden plaque in the bell tower to commemorate the day and Mr Hitchins, his wife Trish and six friends relived that moment today and rang the bells for a quarter peal lasting 45 minutes. “You don't have a 70th ...

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Mayweather: Pacquiao is a coward - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 08 May 2015 06:12 AM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

Mayweather: Pacquiao is a coward
Bournemouth Echo
It had been speculated that the prospect of another lucrative payday against Pacquiao would prompt him to deviate from his strict May/September fighting schedule, delaying his final outing until April 2016 when the Filipino eight-weight champion is ...

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Gunderson named Student of the Quarter - Marshfield News-Herald

Posted: 08 May 2015 06:11 AM PDT


Marshfield News-Herald

Gunderson named Student of the Quarter
Marshfield News-Herald
She is actively involved in her church and has helped in American Red Cross bloodmobile drives. Additionally, she has kept books and score for middle school and JV volleyball and basketball ... She specifically noted the continual community support for ...

Defeated Farage quits as leader - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 08 May 2015 06:01 AM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

Defeated Farage quits as leader
Bournemouth Echo
Mr Farage added: "There was an earthquake in this election. It happened in Scotland, and I think what you saw were a lot of voters so scared of that Labour-SNP coalition that they shifted towards the Conservatives. "That included some of the people ...

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Pointless host Alexander Armstrong to release debut album - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 08 May 2015 05:21 AM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

Pointless host Alexander Armstrong to release debut album
Bournemouth Echo
He surprised judges on ITV's Your Face Sounds Familiar when he sang in falsetto to impersonate Susan Boyle's Britain's Got Talent rendition of I Dreamed A Dream from Les Miserables in 2013. Armstrong also sang during the celebrities' Christmas special ...

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Bell ringers in Sutton Coldfield and Erdington to mark VE Day's 70th ... - Sutton Coldfield Observer

Posted: 08 May 2015 04:59 AM PDT


Sutton Coldfield Observer

Bell ringers in Sutton Coldfield and Erdington to mark VE Day's 70th ...
Sutton Coldfield Observer
A further 16 churches in the diocese will also be taking part with St Philip's Cathedral in Colmore Row with a quarter peal and St Paul's in the Jewellery Quarter also expected to put on a fantastic performance. Andy Hardy from bell ringing group of St ...

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Maryland open houses May 9-10 - Washington Post (blog)

Posted: 08 May 2015 04:57 AM PDT


Maryland open houses May 9-10
Washington Post (blog)
33 Maxwell Sq Noon to 5 pm $369,900. 21702. 8412 Edgewood Church Rd 10 am to 7 pm $627,100 .... 10931 Bells Ridge Dr 1 pm to 4 pm $999,000. SILVER SPRING. 20901 ... HUGHESVILLE. 20637. 16470 Peak Run Pl Noon to 4 pm $479,900. LA PLATA.

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Veteran bell-ringer will sound the bells for VE Day – again! - Portsmouth News

Posted: 08 May 2015 04:51 AM PDT


Portsmouth News

Veteran bell-ringer will sound the bells for VE Day – again!
Portsmouth News
'I really enjoy bell-ringing. The people are what make it so enjoyable and everyone is so friendly. 'My father got me into it and in those days you always did what your father told you. I didn't want to at the time, but once I got a feel for the bells ...

Miliband resigns as Labour leader - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 08 May 2015 04:30 AM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

Miliband resigns as Labour leader
Bournemouth Echo
So I am tendering my resignation, taking effect after this afternoon's commemoration of VE Day at the Cenotaph. "I want to do so straight away because the party needs to have an open and honest debate about the right way forward, without constraint.".

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VE Day: What's happening where you are? - Hertfordshire Mercury

Posted: 08 May 2015 04:02 AM PDT


VE Day: What's happening where you are?
Hertfordshire Mercury
VICTORY in Europe is being marked all over Mercury land with a range of events celebrating the allies' win in World War Two. ... The choice of film recognises the fact that the explosives used in the infamous bouncing bombs were tested at the town's ...

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Into the Body of Another - The Atlantic

Posted: 08 May 2015 04:01 AM PDT


The Atlantic

Into the Body of Another
The Atlantic
“When you control for other drugs and other social factors, you do get differences, but they're not huge,” says Lester. “You see differences in attention, more behavior problems. But it's not dramatic.” Lester says that if you walk into a classroom ...

Searchlights shone out to mark Victory in Europe - Malvern Gazette

Posted: 08 May 2015 03:24 AM PDT


Searchlights shone out to mark Victory in Europe
Malvern Gazette
Christ Church was “crammed to the doors”. “There was dancing for hours in the road outside the Piers Plowman Club…. Music was relayed from the club radio and the scene was full of gaiety and colour.” Bellringers at Malvern Priory started at 7.15pm and ...

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Times Gone By: VE Day in Stafford and Stone - Staff Newsletter

Posted: 08 May 2015 03:05 AM PDT


Staff Newsletter

Times Gone By: VE Day in Stafford and Stone
Staff Newsletter
Tomorrow, said the Prime Minister, would be Victory in Europe Day . . . and within minutes of the announcement, the bells of St Mary's Collegiate Parish Church were ringing out with grandsire triples and caters, the bellringers including 10-year-old ...

Britain celebrates VE day in wake of surprising election - Firstpost

Posted: 08 May 2015 02:58 AM PDT


Firstpost

Britain celebrates VE day in wake of surprising election
Firstpost
"It took a couple of days to really sink in," 101-year-old veteran John Harrison recalled. "All you could hear were church bells, which were marvellous," the former officer on board the HMS Belfast warship told AFP. "When the news came... my team said ...
Malcolm Barker: A private moment of joy as the nation celebrated on VE Day Yorkshire Post
Europe marks VE Day 70th anniversary Independent Online
Britain celebrates VE day in wake of seismic election Ahram Online

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REVIEW: Melody Gardot is sultry, smoky and darker than ever before - Bournemouth Echo

Posted: 08 May 2015 01:59 AM PDT


Bournemouth Echo

REVIEW: Melody Gardot is sultry, smoky and darker than ever before
Bournemouth Echo
Sultrier, darker and deeper, Gardot this is a good step away from her well trodden easy listening style. Whilst there is still the chance to slump in a chair and relax to the uplifting Norah Jones-like Morning Sun, things get heavier and bluesier on ...

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Slippery fun for worm charmers - Dartmouth-Today

Posted: 08 May 2015 01:32 AM PDT


Dartmouth-Today

Slippery fun for worm charmers
Dartmouth-Today
The day's events included church bell ringing, stalls, morris dancing, maypole dancing, donkey rides, a dog show, a fancy dress competition and community choir singing. Live music was performed throughout the afternoon at the George Inn, before the ...

Centuries-old bell rings out again - North Somerset Times

Posted: 08 May 2015 01:14 AM PDT


North Somerset Times

Centuries-old bell rings out again
North Somerset Times
Church warden Ann Longstaff, Rita Summerfield of the historical association, bell tower captain Gerald Skelly and Johnny Johnson with the bell. supplied. A historic church bell which fell silent more than 70 years ago can ring out across its village ...

VE Day: 70 years ago today, the North East celebrated as WWII ended in Europe - ChronicleLive

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