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Rejecting 'noxious' prejudice, U.S. top court backs black death row inmate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court gave a Texas death row inmate a chance to avoid execution on Wednesday, with Chief Justice John Roberts denouncing the "noxious strain of racial prejudice"..
Reuters

Cheers to that! Staffordshire pub dating back to Middle Ages...

cheers to that! staffordshire pub dating back to middle ages...
A country inn recognised as the second oldest licensed pub in England has won a national award – 827 years after peasants, knights and travelling merchants first quenched their thirst there.The Holly..
The Sentinel Stoke

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News video: Two Men Who Succumbed To The Black Death Found Holding Hands

Two Men Who Succumbed To The Black Death Found Holding Hands 00:49

The excavation of a massive, Black Death era burial site located in London has turned up two male skeletons that appear to have been interred holding hands.
Source: Geo Beats -

News video: 10 Diseases That Could Wipe Out Humanity

10 Diseases That Could Wipe Out Humanity 08:12

Although microscopic, diseases can be highly infectious and cause painful deaths. From the plague that killed up to 60% of the people in Europe, to Spanish Flu that wiped out 50 million people..
Source: AllTime10s -

News video: Origins of the Choker Necklace

Origins of the Choker Necklace 00:34

Chokers are a chic must have this year. The eye-catching accessory is great for day and night, but whem did the trend begin? Noblewomen in the Middle Ages wore chokers to protect themselves from..
Source: Wochit News -

 

Want a more equal society? Be careful what you wish for

want a more equal society? be careful what you wish for
Consider this thought experiment. You have been transported back to 1912 and have the power to change the course of history. You foresee a century ravaged by the effects of two catastrophic World..
City A.M.

Sorry, Oxfam. Capitalism isn't making the rich richer at the poor’s expense

sorry, oxfam. capitalism isn't making the rich richer at the poor’s expense
Every year Oxfam releases statistics comparing the wealth of the global poor and the global rich, showing a stunning, often widening, gap between the two. They heavily imply that the poor are..
City A.M.

​Louth residents lose fewer teeth - it's official!

​louth residents lose fewer teeth - it's official!
People in Louth have had 9.94 extractions for every 100 patients over the last year, compared to 11.47 extractions across the East Midlands as a whole. According to research from mydentist, on..
Grimsby Telegraph

Health Lottery results and winning numbers for Thursday, December...

health lottery results and winning numbers for thursday, december...
HAVE your Health Lottery numbers have come up? Ticket-holders across the country will be crossing their fingers and hoping they are lucky, with a jackpot of £100,000 on offer.To scoop a share of the..
Grimsby Telegraph

Cheers to a happy retirement! Bar opens in Grantham care home

cheers to a happy retirement! bar opens in grantham care home
A care home has opened its very own bar for residents to enjoy a tipple or two. Avery Lodge in Grantham is inviting families to join their relatives for a pint in a "relaxed atmosphere". Sam Tasker,..
Lincolnshire Echo

48 skeletons found in Black Death 'plague pit' at Thornton Abbey

48 skeletons found in black death 'plague pit' at thornton abbey
THE discovery of 48 skeletons at an extremely rare mass burial site in northern Lincolnshire have given a glimpse of the grim human toll of one of history's most devastating plagues. The bodies, known..
Scunthorpe Telegraph Also reported by •Grimsby Telegraph

48 skeletons (including 27 children) found in black death plague...

48 skeletons (including 27 children) found in black death plague...
Archaeologists have revealed the grim human toll of one of history's most devastating plagues after a medieval mass burial pit full of victims of the black death has been discovered in Lincolnshire...
Lincolnshire Echo

Black Death burial pit found at site of medieval abbey in Lincolnshire


Telegraph.co.uk

Children of the Black Death are unearthed in a Lincolnshire burial pit

children of the black death are unearthed in a lincolnshire burial pit
The bones of a people who died from the Black Death have been uncovered by a Sheffield University team, near a monastery hospital at Thornton Abbey, near Immingham, North Lincolnshire.
MailOnline

Plague pit with skeletons of 48 Black Death victims, including 21 children, found at abbey in Lincolnshire

Mass burial pits remain unusual from disease that killed around half of Britain's population
Independent

Thornton Abbey Black Death plague pit excavated

thornton abbey black death plague pit excavated
BBC Local News: Humberside -- A Black Death burial pit with 48 skeletons is discovered at the site of a 14th Century monastery hospital.
BBC Local News Also reported by •BBC News

Children of the Black Death are unearthed in a Lincolnshire burial pit: Huge numbers of bodies suggest area was 'overwhelmed' by plague victims

children of the black death are unearthed in a lincolnshire burial pit: huge numbers of bodies suggest area was 'overwhelmed' by plague victims
The bones of a people who died from the Black Death have been uncovered by a Sheffield University team, near a monastery hospital at Thornton Abbey, near Immingham, North Lincolnshire.
MailOnline

Wimborne's medieval suburb to be uncovered at The Leaze - and you...

wimborne's medieval suburb to be uncovered at the leaze - and you...
Following the initiatives and events of this year's first ever Wimborne History Festival, The Dorset Castles Research Group (DCRG ) have been awarded a Heritage Lottery Fund grant to carry out a..
Blackmore Vale


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