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5 Random News Stories From The Past Week – w/c Monday 10th March

5 Random News Stories From The Past Week – w/c Monday 10th March

This week I decided to choose my news stories a little differently; usually I read a selection of articles from a number of sites and then make a random selection that way, this week I simply went onto a few sites and clicked 5 headlines that interested me; then I read them. Who knew there was more than one way ...

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5 Random Facts About St. Patrick’s Day

5 Random Facts About St. Patrick’s Day

St. Paddy’s Day is one of the most celebrated Christian festivals in the UK and the US, perhaps as popular as any Saint day; but for many it is simply a time to wear green and make merry with friends. If you want to know what the shamrock represents or why St. Patrick is associated with Ireland, then read on ...

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5 Random News Stories from the Past Week w/c Monday 24th February 2014

5 Random News Stories from the Past Week w/c Monday 24th February 2014

Another week, another bunch of news stories. Some are worthy of attention, others not so much. Here, as usual, I have randomly selected 5 news stories from the past week; one of these stories has been at the forefront of the mind for many of us, whilst the others might be unknown altogether. Read on to see which stories I ...

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5 Random Facts about Japan

5 Random Facts about Japan

Japan, what an intriguing place! My son hopes to visit as soon as he’s old enough and I plan to tag along and immerse myself in the local delights. Swathed in culture and history, this small island is full to bursting with interesting places to visit and even more interesting cultural norms. Read on to learn 5 random facts about ...

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5 Prophecies From Nostradamus That Came True

5 Prophecies From Nostradamus That Came True

When people think of prophecies, this guy’s name often pops up and with good reason, it is thought that dozens of his prophecies have come true! When I decided to write this article, I wasn’t entirely sure how I would select them, so I opted to randomly open 5 pages of the book I picked up about Nostradamus’ prophecies. Tis ...

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5 Random News Stories From The Past Week – W/C Monday 20/01/2014

5 Random News Stories From The Past Week – W/C Monday 20/01/2014

From Marmegeddon to the possibility of life on another planet in the solar system, here you will find 5 random news stories from the past week that will make you laugh out loud, feel a little awestruck and possibly even marvel at the stupidity of some members of the human race. Read on to learn more about what’s been happening ...

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5 Things That The World Is Running Out Of

5 Things That The World Is Running Out Of

So, imagine my surprise when I was scrolling through my Facebook news-feed the other day and saw on a friend’s status that we are running out of chocolate! I admit to being slightly miffed at having had no idea that this was occurring. Anyway, after I managed to calm the panic attack, I decided to have a little nose and ...

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5 Trending News Stories From The Past Week (w/c 5th January 2014)

5 Trending News Stories From The Past Week (w/c 5th January 2014)

As always there is plenty going on in the world and this week has been no different. By reading a few current affairs websites, I have selected 5 trending news stories from the past week. Read on to see which news stories everyone else has been reading since Sunday 5th January 2014.   5. Mark Duggan Earlier this week a ...

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5 Lesser Known Stories From the Past Week (w/c 5th January 2014)

5 Lesser Known Stories From the Past Week (w/c 5th January 2014)

There are so many news stories every day that it can be easy to miss out on a lot of information. Here I have selected 5 lesser known stories from the past week for you to read and hopefully enjoy.   5. Corpse wakes up Paul Mutora was declared dead on Wednesday night, by doctors in a Kenyan hospital, after ...

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5 Common Christmas Traditions And Their Origins

5 Common Christmas Traditions And Their Origins

Why do we kiss under the mistletoe? Is there a reason for putting up a tree? Do you know why Christmas is celebrated on December 25th? If you’re interested in the answers to these, and other, questions, then read on.   5. Mistletoe Mistletoe has been part of many winter celebrations over the centuries, starting with the ancient Celtic Druids, ...

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