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Rare Princess Diana Dress Sold at Auction



UK, CULTURE June 15, 2016


A rare dress worn by Princess Diana has been sold at auction today for £80,000. The dress, which was first worn during a state visit to Austria in 1986, is designed by Catherine Walker and features classic 80’s shoulde...

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Fire Service Rescue Cow from Tree



THAT'S ODD, UK June 13, 2016


In today's most a-moo-sing story, North Yorkshire Fire Service have undertaken an unusual rescue mission - removing a cow from a tree. The animal had managed to get its head stuck in the trunk of the tree near Northallerton. As ...

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First Air Route from Manchester to China Opens



BUSINESS, CHINA , UK, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST June 10, 2016


The first ever direct flight between Manchester and Beijing has launched. Hainan Airlines will fly the route four times a week, becoming the first Chinese airline to fly directly to a UK city outside London. According to ITV New...

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Naked Bike Riders Unite



THAT'S ODD, UK, LONDON LIFE June 10, 2016


Fancy watching various people biking in the buff? Well head into London tomorrow for World Naked Bike Ride Day.  Watch participants sail through the streets starkers in various locations up and down the city, all in the...

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Queen's 90th Birthday Celebrations - But Don't Forget Phillip!



UK, LONDON LIFE June 10, 2016


  There's a national service of thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral - with prayers, hymns and readings to honour the milestone. Readers at the service today will include David Cameron and firm favourite Sir David Atten...

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