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I Have Loved Flowers That Fade

I have loved flowers that fade,
Within whose magic tents
Rich hues have marriage made
With sweet unmemoried scents:
A honeymoon delight-
A joy of love at sight, 127 more words

Poppygeddon is upon us

We’re coming up to Remembrance Day so rather than a solemn time remembering the dead it has become a time where people wear offensively ostentatious poppies and people go ballistic if you don’t wear one. 214 more words


First Battle of Worcseter

On this day in 1642 the first battle of Worcester took place in the form of a cavalry clash, it was the first major cavalry engagement. 48 more words


8 potential stars of the next 2020 Olympics

When the flame was extinguished at the Maracana on Sunday, so ended the Olympic careers of some of the finest sportsmen and women to have lived. 1,272 more words

Britain's unclaimed benefits: four million families miss out on £12.4 billion

Why aren’t people entitled to benefits claiming them?
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Dan Finn, University of Portsmouth

Up to £12.4 billion of means-tested benefits – including pension credit, housing benefit and jobseekers and employment support allowance – were left unclaimed in 2015-16, according to… 895 more words

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Britain's Johnson says absolutely no doubt Iran nuclear deal will be preserved

LONDON (Reuters) – There is absolutely no doubt that a deal between Western powers and Iran to curb its nuclear program will survive despite the United States’ decision not to recertify the deal, Britain’s foreign minister Boris Johnson said on Monday.

Diwali splendor at London Eye

Smita Sharma

Londoners were treated to a dazzling London Eye dressed up in rangoli patterns to celebrate the festival of lights. The occasion was dedicated to the victims of the recent terror attacks in the UK and the Grenfell Tower fire. 393 more words