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EU flag marks birthday as voters hit polls

May 26, 2019 admin 0

It was today in 1986 that the European Flag or Flag of Europe became the official symbol of two separate international organisations, the Council of Europe (CoE) and the European Union (EU). Hardly known when […]

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Vampire keeps readers awake at night

May 26, 2019 admin 0

It was on this day in 1897, that Dracula, a novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, was first published. This weird and startling story of life after death and the strange human vampires who rose […]

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1937: Japan flies into the aviation record books

April 9, 2019 admin 0

1937: TWO Japanese airmen, bearing their Coronation goodwill message arrived at Croydon having completed their record-breaking flight from Tokyo in 3 days 22 hrs and 18 minutes. They covered the distance of about 10,000 miles […]

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1968: F2 Racing star Jim Clark killed

April 7, 2019 admin 0

1968: BRITISH star Jim Clark, the greatest winner in Grand Prix motor ‘racing, was killed today. His car skidded off the track and somersaulted into a wood at top speed during a Formula Two race […]

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1955: Churchill resigns, Eden to take over

April 7, 2019 admin 0

1955: Sir WINSTON CHURCHILL has resigned from his position as Prime Minister. He will continue to represent Woodford in the House of Commons. The following announcement was made from Buckingham Palace at 5 p.m. yesterday: […]

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Positive signs for growth in Greece

March 15, 2019 admin 0

The Greek economy is expected to grow by 2 percent year-on-year in 2019, according to a survey released by Greece’s National Bank, Greek national news agency AMNA reported on Thursday. According to the report of […]