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Norway Sends the United Kingdom a Christmas Tree Every Year to Thank Them for Saving Their Country During the Second World War

If you are in London at this time of year, there is a rather large reminder of Norway firmly planted in the city’s heart. Every year, Norway sends a 50 or 60-year-old Norwegian spruce Christmas tree to be decorated and used as the focal point of the Trafalgar Square Christmas festivities. But do you know …

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Joyce Vincent

A British Woman was Found Dead in her Flat with Her TV and Air Conditioning Still Running. She Had Been Dead for Two Years Before Her Corpse was Discovered.

Joyce Vincent’s name made headlines in 2006. She was discovered dead in circumstances that sparked numerous investigations. When her body was discovered, it had been transformed into a skull. But did you know how long it took before people realized she was dead? A British woman was discovered dead in her flat, with her television …

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City Bonds Robbery

The Highest Amount Stolen in a Street Robbery was Valued at £292 Million. This Happened in 1990 When a Courier was Robbed on a Street in London.

Set aside Bonnie and Clyde and Jesse James. The true pros steal money in massive quantities, on an industrial scale. And for truly large thefts, you must be well-organized and well-connected, which means that businesses and politicians rank high on the list of the world’s greatest heists. But did you know that the highest amount …

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Rip The Stray Dog

Rip was a Stray Dog Adopted by an Air Raid Patrolman in World War II. Although He was Not Trained for Rescue Work, He was Able to Help Rescue Over 100 Victims. He was Awarded the Dickin Medal for His Work.

The Dickin Medal is the highest honor that an animal can receive while serving in a military conflict. It is known as the Victoria Cross of the animals. It was established in 1943 by the PDSA’s founder, Maria Dickin CBE, to recognize outstanding acts of bravery or devotion to duty displayed by animals serving with …

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London Skyscaper

The Design of a Skyscraper in London was Melting Cars and Setting Buildings on Fire Because of its Curvilinear Shape and Reflective Glass.

20 Fenchurch Street is a London commercial skyscraper named after its address on Fenchurch Street in the historic City of London financial district. Because of its distinctive shape, which resembles a two-way radio handset, it has been dubbed The Walkie-Talkie. The building was constructed in spring 2014, and the three-story sky garden opened in January …

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Trent Park

Trent Park was the British Prisoners of War Camp During World War II. They Would Take Axis Prisoners and Let Them Live in Luxury. The House was Bugged, and the Program Gave Allies Lots of Vital Intel

Trent Park is an English country house in north London, along with its former extensive grounds. The original great house, several statues, and other structures within the grounds, such as the Orangery, are Grade II listed structures. The site is designated as Metropolitan Green Belt, is located within a conservation area, and is grade II …

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London Underground Central Line

London’s Underground Tube Locks in Heat Generated by the Railway and Has Gradually Been Increasing in Temperature, Most of the Heat Comes from Trains Braking

The London Underground is a rapid transit system that serves the greater part of London and some counties adjacent to the capital. It was proposed by Charles Pearson in 1843 and is still being used today. But did you know that the temperature in the tube has been gradually increasing over the years? The heat …

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The Great Smog

How Bad Was the Great Smog of London?

On December 5, 1952, the Great Smog of London descended due to a combination of bad weather conditions and severe air pollution. The smog dwelled upon the British Capital for five days. The toxic air and absolute lack of visibility were definitely hazardous, but how bad was the so-called Great Smog? The Great Smog of …

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Was Karl Marx Rich or Poor?

Marxism is a social, political, and economic theory developed by Karl Marx. The approach focuses on the struggle between the capitalists and the working class. Marx wrote extensively about the power relationships between the capitalists and workers and how the former would inherently be exploitative of the latter, which would cause class conflict. But was …

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