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July 1914 was the month that changed the world. On 28 June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated, and just five weeks later the Great Powers of Europe were at war.
A chalk version of Vermeer's "Girl with the Pearl Earring" in Paris. It was announced this week that the painting is no longer allowed to leave the Hague.
The 6.30pm hospital to West Mersea service will run five minutes later, calling at North Station at 6.41pm, allowing passengers to connect from the 6.32am and 6.36am arriving trains from London Liverpool Street.
Services between London Paddington and Reading, Swindon, Bristol and South Wales were "severely disrupted" due to signalling problems in the Twyford area between Reading and Maidenhead caused by an earlier lightning strike.
VISITORS to Scotland have been showing a taste for typical produce like shortbread and haggis, with four in ten of them buying food or drink to take home, figures have shown.
Faced with rising sea levels, would you consider a move onto the water? Soon, a community of Londoners will have exactly that option.
If London gets too foggy for you, the sunny climes of Corfu, Greece, is a short airplane ride away.
Strike action will see train services between Worksop, Mansfield and Nottingham replaced by buses from Monday July 28 until Thursday July 31. The industrial action is being taken by engineering and maintenance staff in Derby, Leeds and Nottingham in a dispute over pay and conditions.
TRANSPORT FOR LONDON has announced that it will start accepting contactless payments on the London Tube network from 16 September.
The campaign to see major improvements on the main line between East Anglia and London is taking a major step forward today with a bid for widespread public support.
The A 30milion scheme formerly known as mini-Holland will know be called 'Cycle Enfield' as public consultation sets to hit the public.
Courtney Cox , 50, is thought to be scouting out possible wedding venues in Northern Ireland for her up-coming nuptials to Snow Patrol musician fianc Johnny Mc Daid, 37. The former Friends star and her soon-to-be husband were given a friendly welcome to the city when they touched down at City of Derry Airport on Wednesday after a romantic getaway ... (more)
Ultravox founding singer, composer, graphic designer and film-maker John Foxx was presented with the award by Edge Hill University.
WORK on a multi-billion pound train contract which will create hundreds of jobs at a South Tyneside firm is going full steam ahead.
Organisers of Northern Ireland's alternative music festival Sunflowerfest, held since 2010 at Tubby's Farm in Hillsborough, have confirmed that Co Down natives The Answer and London electronica group The Orb will headline the fifth annual line-up alongside Mojo Fury, who will perform at the closing night.
Hundreds of bolts of lightning lit the night sky last night in Essex with two storms in the early hours of this morning.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 05:41 am
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