Posts Tagged ‘english’

Divers Find Famous Lost HMS Gloucester Shipwreck off the English Coast

The Gloucester was a 17th century warship that sunk to the bottom of the sea 340 years ago off the coast of Norfolk in the United Kingdom, with over well over 100 passengers dying.  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology History Important Events Read Later 

ACH (1747) Mallificus Scott And Paul English – The Limeys #65 – Speak Free Radio

EURO FOLK RADIO ACH (1747) Mallificus Scott And Paul English – The Limeys #65 – Speak Free Radio Play Episode Pause Episode Mute/Unmute Episode Rewind 10 Seconds 1x Fast Forward 30 seconds Subscribe Share In today’s show originally broadcast on April 4 2022, Andy presents “The Limeys” with his co-hosts Mallificus Scott and Paul English […]

The English Banking System – National Monetary Commission – 1910

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English Benedictine Monk Describes Ball Lightning in 1195 AD Text!

A pair of academics from Durham University in the United Kingdom have discovered an 827-year-old reference to an unusual weather-related phenomenon in an obscure medieval English text. While scrutinizing the monastery chronicles of a 12th century Benedictine monk named Gervase, who was assigned to the Christ Church Cathedral Priory in Canterbury, physicist Brian Tanner and […]

English Channel migrant crossings treble to a record 28,000

The number of people illegally crossing the English Channel more than trebled in 2021 to reach a record high of more than 28,000. At least 28,395 migrants reached the English coast in small boats in 2021, according to a tally by the PA news agency. That is a significant increase on the previous year, when […]

A year since Brexit: English winemakers get creative to beat ‘nightmare’ labour shortages

It wasn’t just the wettest summer in decades and biting spring frosts that England’s burgeoning sparkling wine industry had to deal with this year. Brexit has also cast a long shadow, whether it’s labour shortages, missing shipments or bureaucratic headaches. The lack of staff has hit hard: winemakers say for the first time they have […]

English-Greek Man Needs Diaspora’s Help to Fight Leukemia

Leukemia patient Alex Nicholson of the UK needs help in finding a bone marrow donor for needed stem cell treatment to fight his leukemia. He is hoping to find a match among the Greek diaspora around the world. Photo courtesy Alex Nicholson Alex Nicholson, a 24-year-old man of Greek and English heritage, needs help now […]

Misogyny at its best in CBSE English paper

Passage blames ‘feminist revolt’ for teenage indiscipline. Content of a reading comprehension passage in a CBSE’s Class 10 English examination, held on Friday: “What people were slow to observe was that the emancipation of the wife destroyed the parents authority over the children… In bringing the man down from his pedestal the wife and mother […]

Clean-up project to begin on English Graveyard in southwestern Iran

Clean-up project to begin on English Graveyard in southwestern Iran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A clean-up project is planned to be commenced on the English Graveyard in the southwestern Bushehr province, the deputy provincial tourism chief has announced.  Preservation of historical monuments is a priority, which is why the main tombstones of the cemetery have […]

More Migrants Cross English Channel After 27 Drowned

More people have reached the British shore on Thursday after the deadliest day for migrants in the English channel. Downing Street said it illustrated the need to step up the work to dismantle the human trafficking trade between the UK and France. French President Emmanuel Macron said he will ask the UK to provide “extra […]

Migrant Boat Capsizes In English Channel; At Least 31 Dead

PARIS (AP) — At least 31 migrants bound for Britain died Wednesday when their boat sank in the English Channel, in what France’s interior minister called the biggest tragedy involving migrants on the dangerous crossing to date. Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said 34 people were believed to have been on the boat. Authorities found 31 […]

Silver Coin from Henry VII’s Reign is Oldest English Coin Found in Canada

Newfoundland is a large island off the east coast of Canada. Recently archaeologists discovered a silver coin there which was minted during the reign of the first monarch of the House of Tudor, Henry VII. This is likely to be the oldest English coin ever found in Canada, if not the entire continent of North […]

English Guitar Music of the 20th Century

From Brilliant Classics These pieces for solo guitar by Scott, Berkeley, Britten and Walton have left a permanent mark on the guitaristic landscape, expanding it to territory then unfamiliar in the prevailing aesthetic canon of Segovia. If the 20th century was the golden age in which the guitar repertoire rose to the level of that […]

How Did it All Begin? The Rich Origins of the English Language

Language is a universal tool for every person in this world. It is the connecting link between nations, ethnicities, and people sharing a common background. The world of language is colorful and diverse and provides a glimpse into the very origins of humanity and civilizations. But languages from across the globe are all unique and […]

Egyptian Sphinx Statues Found In English Garden Fetch £200,000

A pair of 5,000-year-old Egyptian sphinx statues have sold for just under £200,000 ($270000) at auction. The owner was “shocked” having paid only £300 ($407) for the “garden ornaments”. Sphinxes are mythical creatures from the Ancient Egyptian religious imaginarium. Illustrated in arts with the head of a human, falcon, cat or a sheep, sphinxes all […]

Sportswashing at Tyneside: Saudi Arabia moves into English Football

The recent acquisition of the Newcastle United football club by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, along with financier Amanda Staveley and the billionaire Reuben brothers, was a source of much excitement for some former players.  Old boy Alan Shearer did little to conceal it.  “We can dare to hope again,” he rejoiced. In The Guardian, […]

Auschwitz Barracks Defaced With Graffiti In English And German

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Police and prosecutors in southern Poland are investigating graffiti in English and German that appeared on multiple buildings at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, the site of the former Nazi German death camp. A security guard found the graffiti Tuesday sprayed on nine wooden barracks in an area where there is no closed-circuit […]

What English Has Done To India And The World?

By October 5, 2021 English language life in India is 204 years. For the last few years the celebration of Indian English Day on that day is catching up. Ever since the first English medium school started in the then Calcutta in 1817 on October 5, India never allowed that language to die. It has […]

Jute Cemetery Find Yields Evidence of 5th Century English Origins

Archaeologists in England are calling their discovery “one of the most important” for decades. The ancient cemetery didn’t only date back to the Neolithic period, but it held the bodies of 40 men, women and children from two periods of English history, including the bodies of the first English speaking people in Britain. English origins […]

‘Absolute Garbage’: Education Minister on Academic’s Call to Rename English

Australian Education Minister Alan Tudge has called an academic’s proposal to rename English to “Language Arts” absolute nonsense. University of Melbourne senior lecturer Melitta Hogarth told a conference for the Australian Association for the Teaching of English that she believed using the name English was an “act of assimilation,” reported The Courier-Mail. Hogarth, an Indigenous […]

English Church’s Naughty Carving Goes Viral and There Are More!

Anglican All Saints Church in Hereford, England, grabbed the headlines recently when an X-rated genitalia carving discovered in the church overlooking the congregation seating area went viral. All Saints Church is the largest church in Hereford, and it’s classified as a Grade II listed building on the UK’s National Heritage List. The parish was founded […]

Holy Sovereignty: How the English Church Resisted a Norman Takeover

The Norman Conquest of England in 1066 brought enormous social and political upheaval to English society. Structures and institutions that had been in place for centuries were replaced by Norman ones, or erased entirely. Ecclesiastical institutions were not exempt from this turmoil. As the Normans took control and the balance of power began to shift, […]

ACH (1571) Robin Tilbrook – The Chairman Of The English Democrats Provides A Lawyer’s Perspective On How You Can Protect Yourself During These Difficult Times

EURO FOLK RADIO ACH (1571) Robin Tilbrook – The Chairman Of The English Democrats Provides A Lawyer’s Perspective On How You Can Protect Yourself During These Difficult Times Play Episode Pause Episode Mute/Unmute Episode Rewind 10 Seconds 1x Fast Forward 30 seconds Subscribe Share In today’s show originally broadcast on August 2 2021, Andy is […]

Demon Kinda Bummed To Be Cast Out In English Instead Of The Traditional Latin

FARGO, ND—Local demon Asmodeus has been cast out of yet another church in rural North Dakota after terrorizing the church members for several weeks. Before spreading his charred wings to fly off to the next town, he complained to local reporters that exorcisms just aren’t the same since they started doing them in English instead of […]

Al Mayadeen English: To Defy Monopolies

July 1 2021 Ghassan Ben Jeddou  Source: Al Mayadeen We, the family of Al Mayadeen, are all treading the path of freedom in the face of hegemony and supremacy. On the ninth anniversary of the launch of Al Mayadeen Media Network, we were late in issuing Al Mayadeen net in English, yet here it is; […]

Tiny Greek Football Club to Compete in English FA Cup

The St. Panteleimon Football Club, a club for the Greek Orthodox community in London, England. Credit: St. Panteleimon F.C./Twitter A tiny Greek football club based in London was selected for the first time in its history to play in the prestigious FA Cup in the 2021-22 season. St. Panteleimon Football Club which grew out of […]

ACH (1546) Paul English & Mallificus Scott – The Limeys #29 – Goodbye Paul, Hello Mallificus

EURO FOLK RADIO ACH (1546) Paul English & Mallificus Scott – The Limeys #29 – Goodbye Paul, Hello Mallificus Play Episode Pause Episode Mute/Unmute Episode Rewind 10 Seconds 1x Fast Forward 30 seconds Subscribe Share In today’s show originally broadcast on June 28 2021, Andy presents “The Limeys” with his co-hosts Paul English and Mallificus […]

Ex-pupils of English school where 89 died testify at UK contaminated blood inquiry

A public inquiry into Britain’s contaminated blood scandal began hearing evidence on Monday from a school where dozens of former pupils were killed. More than 2,000 people in Britain died and thousands were left living with HIV and hepatitis after being treated with tainted products to treat haemophilia in the 1970s and 80s. In September […]

ACH (1541) Paul English – The Limeys #28 – They Couldn’t Care Less…

EURO FOLK RADIO ACH (1541) Paul English – The Limeys #28 – They Couldn’t Care Less… Play Episode Pause Episode Mute/Unmute Episode Rewind 10 Seconds 1x Fast Forward 30 seconds Subscribe Share In today’s show originally broadcast on June 21 2021, Andy presents “The Limeys” with his co-host Paul English for a show entitled, “They […]

ACH (1536) Paul English – The Limeys #27 – Did Your Jab Come From Convicted Felons?

EURO FOLK RADIO ACH (1536) Paul English – The Limeys #27 – Did Your Jab Come From Convicted Felons? Play Episode Pause Episode Mute/Unmute Episode Rewind 10 Seconds 1x Fast Forward 30 seconds Subscribe Share In today’s show originally broadcast on June 14 2021, Andy presents “The Limeys” with his co-host Paul English for a […]

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