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2014-01-30 23:21:07

The Nare, the top luxury hotel on the Cornish Coast, teams up with The Great Gardens of Cornwall to officially welcome spring to England. (PRWEB) January 30,

2011-06-24 02:30:00

LONDON, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Price comparison site dealchecker.co.uk is up in arms at the threat of yet another tourist tax being proposed by local government. Just last week it was announced that Cornwall Council is suggesting a possible tax on tourists of GBP1 per night.

2010-10-21 01:30:00

HELSTON, England, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Carefully selected from over 200 applicants, the 12 new crusaders will sit at the 'Frugi Round Table' for the Autumn/Winter season giving the team at Frugi all sorts of feedback and getting involved with one of their favourite brands.

2010-05-03 11:44:00

CORNWALL, N.Y., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- MONICA BENNER, a 28 year old woman of Mexican national origin has filed a civil rights lawsuit in the New York State Supreme Court, for New York County (Index No. 103639/10), against her former employer, WGSN, INC (NY), WGSN, LTD.

2009-09-30 10:41:31

The origin of the ‘Celtic fringe’ of genetically and culturally distinctive people in the northern and western British Isles is the source of fierce academic controversy.

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2009-06-25 10:13:51

Swine flu cases in England have forced some Roman Catholic churches to temporarily stop sharing Communion wine, church officials say. That was the case in the Plymouth Diocese where two confirmed incidents of H1NI virus, also called the swine flu, were reported.


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Beast of Bodmin
2013-09-08 07:30:22

The Beast of Bodmin is considered to be a phantom cat that lives in Cornwall, United Kingdom. The beast was blamed for several slain and mutilated livestock in the area. It was theorized that these large cats may have been imported to private collectors who escaped captivity. Because it is illegal to import or own these animals, details of their escape would not be reported. In 1995 an investigation into legitimacy of these large cats turned up no evidence of their existence. The...

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Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.