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2008-07-20 18:00:23

A NEW work from Kathryn Tickell is the highlight of a day devoted to folk music during this year's series of Proms concerts. The Northumbrian traditional music specialist and composer has written the finale involving all the live event's performers.

2008-07-02 00:00:18

Folk musician Kathryn Tickell is performing at this year's Cheltenham Music Festival before heading to the BBC Proms in London. And Gloucestershire Media has a pair of tickets for her concert on July 11 to be won.

2007-09-24 21:49:05

An international group announced plans on Monday to erect what it claims will be the highest-altitude, greenhouse gas-monitoring center to date, to be built atop the Sierra Negra volcano in central Mexico.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.