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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 14, 2013.
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Driver, patient killed in ambulance crash in southern England

BROCKENHURST, England, April 27 (UPI) -- An ambulance driver and an elderly patient were killed when the ambulance hit a tree in the New Forest in southern England, police said.

Norman conquest tapestry finally finished

ALDERNEY, England, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- It only took 900 years but the famed Bayeux Tapestry has finally been completed by folks on Britain's Channel Islands, those who worked on it said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 14, 2011.
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Britain unveils plan to lease public woods

LONDON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Thousands of acres of British woodland would be leased to commercial interests under a plan unveiled Thursday by Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman.

Foreign students say they are targets

HASTINGS, England, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Foreign students in a historic English town where a teenager from Qatar was fatally beaten say racial harassment is common.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2007.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007.
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Engineer claims descent from Saxon kings

HASTINGS, England, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- The search for people who might have been British royalty if William I had not been "the Conqueror" has turned up 500 claimants.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Lawyer allegedly ran client's N.Y. brothel ... 300-year-old bomb found at Oslo fortress ... Wanted: Descendents of last Saxon king ... Bread crumbs lead N.C. police to vandals ... The world as we know it from UPI.
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Wanted: Descendents of last Saxon king

BATTLE, England, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- English Heritage, which maintains historic sites, has launched a search for descendents of Harold Godwinson, the last Saxon king of England.

Tower of London may go on threatened list

LONDON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- A United Nations' World Heritage Committee is considering placing the historic Tower of London on its list of endangered World Heritage Sites. The major threat to the British fortress built in the year 1078 by William the Conqueror is the number of high-r

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Monday, Dec. 25, 2006.
By United Press International

Future British viscount dodges jail time

LONDON, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- The heir to one of Britain's oldest titles of nobility probably won't be able to add "barrister" to his name, but he will stay out of jail.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006.
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The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Dec. 25, the 359th day of 2005, with six to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Friday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2005 with 78 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Dec. 25, the 360th day of 2004, with six to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Dec. 25, the 360th day of 2004, with six to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Oct. 14, the 288th day of 2004 with 78 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Dec. 25, the 359th day of 2003, with six to follow.
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