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'British Schindler' Sir Nicholas Winton dies aged 106

Sir Nicholas Winton, who organized the rescue of 669 children destined for Nazi concentration camps, has died aged 106.
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Canada Day

Canada Day (French: Fête du Canada) is the national day of Canada, a federal statutory holiday celebrating the anniversary of the July 1, 1867, enactment of the British North America Act, 1867 (today called the Constitution Act, 1867), which united three colonies (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and the United Province of Canada) into a single country called Canada within the British Empire.Originally called Dominion Day (French: Le Jour de la Confédération), the holiday was renamed in 1982, the year the Canada Act was enacted, resulting in the patriation of the Constitution of Canada. 24 more words

Christopher Plummer

Long Live the Queen and Don't Touch Her Guards

Come on, how dumb do you have to be to touch an armed man. Watch to see the reaction one man gets when he decides to put his hand on the Queen’s Guards shoulder. 48 more words