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2010-04-30 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- VisitBritain, the national tourist office for England, Scotland and Wales, invites travelers to visit the British sites that set the stage for this year's epic action-adventure from director Ridley Scott, Robin Hood, starring Oscar-winners® Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett, in theaters May 14, 2010. VisitBritain has just launched a Robin Hood-themed microsite, www.visitbritain.us/robinhood, which offers in-depth itineraries,...

2008-12-11 14:04:38

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people not to eat Cropwell Bishop Creamery-brand blue Stilton cheese due to possible bacterial contamination. The CFIA said the cheese product imported from England might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The cheese is sold nationally through Costco Wholesale stores. All sizes of the Cropwell Bishop Creamery Finest Blue Stilton Cheese bearing a Best Before date 08/DE/12 are affected by the warning. Food contaminated with Listeria...

2008-08-01 00:04:40

A Dramatic search operation continued into last night after a man was swept away in a river. The 40-year-old fell into the River Trent close to Dunham Bridge, west of Lincoln, after attempting to free his boat from a mud bank. The man's father - who was also on the boat - threw a life belt into the water but was unable to rescue his son as he disappeared from view. Emergency services from Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire - including the air ambulance - were scrambled after being alerted...

2008-07-22 03:00:34

By Branson, Adam * Stan Crawford managing director, Sherwood Energy Village When Sherwood Energy Village was devised in the mid-1990s, jobs came first.The man in charge of the eco-development believes it's a lesson the Government would do well to heed Getting to Sherwood Energy Village by public transport is difficult. In fact, it's almost impossible. Arriving at Newark by train, I asked a woman behind the ticket counter how to get to New Ollerton - the former mining community where...

2008-06-26 00:02:28

A Village is to host three arts events on the same day next month. Free events appealing to people of all ages are being staged in Misterton. They are taking place on Saturday, July 26 as part of Bassetlaw Arts Festival. Acclaimed local author Stephen Booth will be at Misterton Library to talk about his books and answer questions at 2pm. For young musicians there's a workshop for the eight to 18 age range. The workshop will be in Misterton Sports Social Club from 4pm to 6pm....

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.