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Welsh AM says Enoch Powell's Rivers of Blood speech has been 'proved right' on immigration

Welsh Ukip leader Neil Hamilton has come under fire for saying that Enoch Powell has been “ proved right by events” five decades after his infamous …

Great Britain

Special relationship? Theresa May discovers she has no friend in Donald Trump | Julian Borger

The US president’s Twitter attack on Britain’s prime minister leaves her with a toxic diplomatic dilemma – how to respond to a contemptuous US president<p>It was some poor official’s job this morning to tell Theresa May that while she slept, the relationship with the US became special for all the …

Ancient Egyptian Agriculture

Agriculture was the foundation of the ancient Egyptian economy and vital to the lives of the people of the land. Agricultural practices began in the …

What the ancient Greeks can teach us about herbs

At a point in the 9th century, someone noticed a problem with all those ancient handwritten texts: The scribes had left their Caps Lock on.<p>Every character had been rendered in uppercase, or, in the terminology of philologists, majuscule. Suddenly, people who could read found this EXTREMELY ANNOYING …

Ancient History

Mind the drones: 'Near-miss' with plane near London's Shard

LONDON (AP) — A drone just missed hitting an A320 plane flying above the Shard skyscraper in central London in July — one of several near-misses …

Drones

Two Egyptian mummy portraits restored

4/27/2016 06:00:00 PM<p>The Institute of Archaeology of the University of Zurich restituted two Egyptian mummy portraits from the 1st to 2nd century AD …

Kathleen Ferrier: distracting mannerisms, but quite glorious singing

It is scarcely necessary to report that there was much beautiful singing and playing by Kathleen Ferrier and Gerald Moore at the recital given in the Royal Festival Hall last night. Not immediately did Miss Ferrier find her own effortless warmth of tone in the air “Prepare thyself Zion” from the …

Alfred the Great - The Great Heathen Army 871 AD

Just recently, I ordered up copies of the two print and play games produced by Mark Sheppard, Alfred the Great - The Great Heathen Army 871 AD and …

Herodian 1.3

[1.3.1] [180] When Marcus was an old man, exhausted not only by age but also by labors and cares, he suffered a serious illness while visiting the …