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Archaeologists To Open Stone Coffin Found With Richard III
2013-07-23 17:03:47

UK archeologists said they plan to lift the lid on a stone coffin this week that was found at the same Grey Friars archeological site as the recently discovered remains of King Richard III.

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2009-10-09 14:45:00

A new study by researchers at the University of Southampton has found that sea levels have been rising across the south coast of England over the past century, substantially increasing the risk of flooding during storms.

2008-10-09 00:00:30

By Helen Collis Thieves have got away with thousands of pounds' worth of lead roofing stolen from houses, building sites and even churches, it has been revealed.

2008-09-26 00:00:00

Along life is a blessing. But for pensioners who buy an annuity with their pension pot, it can now also be a curse.

2008-09-25 09:00:00

By Karen McLauchlan Apounds 100m development at Darlington's Lingfield Point is set to create up to 1,200 homes and a workplace for thousands of employees.

2008-09-18 00:00:00

The latest review into specialist cancer treatment at a Cornwall hospital marks a U-turn by the Government, an MP claimed yesterday.

2008-09-16 21:00:29

By Alexandra Wood Officials are recommending that Hull Teaching Primary Care Trust agrees to plans for a new GP-led health centre in Hull city centre, up to five new GP practices and potentially three further integrated care centres at its board meeting on Thursday.Hull has one of the lowest doctor to patient ratios in the country with more than half the practices with over 2,000 patients on their lists.

2008-09-11 21:00:25

By Lizzie Murphy The 65m centre, at Castle Hill Hospital, in Cottingham, Hull, which opened last month, provides treatment and palliative care for patients with cancer and blood disorders.

2008-09-07 00:00:10

Building a barrage across the Humber as an alternative to abandoning flood defences along the estuary is a non-starter, it has been claimed. The idea of a giant barrage spanning the estuary was first floated 20 years ago. Two potential sites, at Spurn Point and Stone Creek, were looked at.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.